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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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Students win grand prize at broadcasting convention

Oct. 28, 2016 | Communication | Three Harding University broadcast journalism and electronic media production students took grand prize honors at the South Central Broadcasting Society convention in Fort Worth, Texas, on Oct. 14. Ten other students were finalists in various categories at the event. Grand prize winners included Grace Nickols for radio DJ talent, Matthew Rice for music video, and Jacob McCall for video
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Categories: Academics, Students, and University.

Health sciences students collaborate in a Night at the Round Tables

Oct. 13, 2016 | On Monday, Oct. 3, students representing six academic departments in health sciences and related departments packed into the Founders Room and Cone Chapel for “A Night at the Round Tables.” This interdepartmental collaboration event challenged students from a variety of fields to work through a case study as a team, simulating a real-world situation of health care professionals’ collective expertise. “The
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Pharmacy professor conducts breast cancer research survey

October 4, 2016 | Pharmacy | Dr. Landry Kamdem, associate professor of pharmaceutical sciences at Harding University, and a research team of University pharmacy students are conducting a survey to identify reasons for medication nonadherence in breast cancer patients and survivors. Kamdem and his team are seeking 500-1,500 participants to take their survey. Kamdem’s project will focus on hormonal therapies, documenting any prevalent side effects
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