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The students and faculty from HPU’s College of Humanities and Social Sciences bring CHSS Fest to First Friday on March 7. Come by upper Fort Street Mall between Chaplain Lane and Beretania that evening from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. to join in the fun.
  • Excerpts from performances by the band, symphony and chorus
  • Faculty and student debates and slam poetry
  • A mini performance of “Houseless in Paradise” from our English department at 6:00 p.m.
  • History faculty in period costumes
  • Science-based personality tests from our Psychology department
  • One of our faculty artists, Kirsten Rae Simonsen, will be doing live painting at the event
  • Demonstrations and cosmetic sampling from our Akamai Advertising Club
  • Social Work students talking about their trip to Vietnam and Cambodia at 6:30 p.m.
  • Creative student videos from our communication department
  • And more fun
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..and it's fun too. Check out what the College of Humanities and Social Science Arts Department has to offer you and the HPU Community! From engaging theater productions, visually inspiring gallery openings to toe-tapping, soul-stirring concerts. The Arts at HPU provides this and so much more.