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Department of Theatre adds new majors

March 9, 2017 | Theatre | The Department of Theatre added three new majors and revised their two current majors. The new programs will begin in fall 2017. Bachelor’s degrees in acting, design, and production and theatre education for grades 7-12 will be added, along with enhanced theatre and education k-12 majors. “Theatre Arts at Harding University is about creating a collaborative community on an
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One-hundred percent of nursing graduates pass national exam on first attempt

March 8, 2017 | Nursing | The Harding University Carr College of Nursing announced on Monday that all 15 members of its December 2016 graduating class have passed their national licensing exam, the NCLEX-RN. All of the graduates received a passing grade in their first attempt at the exam. The results from December graduates are only the most recent example of quality graduates from the
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Harding in top one-third of schools attracting National Merit Finalists

March 7, 2017 | Scholarships | The National Merit Scholar Corporation annual report last week indicates that 13 National Merit Finalists enrolled as freshmen at Harding University for the 2016-17 school year, ranking Harding 109 in the 330 colleges recruiting National Merit Scholars. The University recruits more Scholars than any other private university in Arkansas and has the second-highest number of Scholars for all universities
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MBA program offers on-site courses for ArcBest employees

Feb. 9, 2017 | MBA | With a goal of aiding busy professionals seeking to complete an MBA, the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration began conducting on-site MBA classes for ArcBest employees in its Fort Smith, Arkansas, headquarters location last month. The first student group of approximately 12 employees began classes Jan. 9. The arrangement with ArcBest allows employees to enroll in Harding’s
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Petit Jean yearbook finalist at national conference

Feb. 9, 2017 | Communication | Harding University’s 2015-16 Petit Jean yearbook “Multitudes” has been recognized as one of 11 finalists in the Associated Collegiate Press Yearbook Pacemaker awards. The Pacemaker is regarded as the most prestigious award in college publications and is presented annually in four categories — yearbook, newspaper, online and magazine. Winners will be announced in October at the ACP convention in
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Retiring art professor presents artwork in campus show

Jan. 19, 2017 | Art | Stevens Art Gallery is hosting an exhibit by Dr. Faye Doran, professor of art, until Jan. 30. The showcase of Doran’s work is presented in honor of her retirement in May 2017. Featuring more than 50 pieces of art, Doran’s display includes realistic renderings using materials such as colored pencil and oil pastels; illustrations created with ink spots and
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Faculty take the classroom to New York and Washington, D.C.

January 18, 2017 | Communication | English | Theatre | FCS | Business | Five academic areas visited the Washington, D.C., and New York Dec. 31-Jan. 9 for a 10-day course counting for one to three credit hours. Students toured the Capitol, NBC Studios and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and visited with alumni. This was the first year for the English department to participate,
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College of Education first in state to be CAEP Accredited

Dec. 14, 2016 | Education | Harding University Cannon-Clary College of Education is the first higher learning institution in Arkansas to receive accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the single-specialized accreditor for educator preparation in the United States. “This recognition reflects a commitment from everyone in the College of Education, as well as our many professional partners in the field,
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Communication department to host OURTalks

Dec. 7, 2016 | Communication | The Department of Communication is presenting an evening of student speeches in a series called “OURTalks” Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. The event will include speeches from 10 students in the department’s public communications class, and the evening will be broken into two sessions with refreshments in an intermission. “The idea came from TEDTalks,”
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Petit Jean yearbook wins top award

Oct. 28, 2016| Communication | Harding University’s 2015 Petit Jean yearbook received a Pacemaker Award at the 2016 Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association convention Oct. 20-23. The Pacemaker is regarded as the most prestigious award in college publications and is presented annually in four categories — yearbook, newspaper, online and magazine. “I was overwhelmed with a mixture of both excitement and shock when
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