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College of Bible & Ministry to launch online undergraduate degree program

June 1, 2018 | Bible | The Harding University College of Bible and Ministry Center for Distance Education will offer an online Bachelor of Arts in Bible and ministry beginning fall 2018. The program is designed for non-traditional students with some college credit who are adult learners age 24 and older. The degree functions as a two-plus-two program, meaning students may earn the equivalent of
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Harding establishes Center for Teaching and Learning, appoints director

March 28, 2018 | Harding University has established a new Center for Teaching and Learning to help faculty members develop more effective teaching methods and continue the culture of education excellence at Harding. The university has taken the first steps toward creating the center which will assist faculty in adopting evidence-based, student-centered teaching strategies through professional development workshops, seminars, consultation services and support programs. The
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College of Allied Health appoints new chair

March 23, 2018 | The Harding University College of Allied Health has appointed Dr. Melanie Meeker chair of the department of communication sciences and disorders effective July 1, 2018. Meeker, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, has been with the University since 2008. She has been a part of both the graduate program in speech-language pathology and undergraduate majors in CSD. Meeker has served
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New director appointed for Upward Bound

March 21, 2018 Harding University Center for Student Success appointed Stephanie O’Brian as director of Upward Bound, effective immediately, following the retirement of Katrina Smeltzer. O’Brian previously served as director for academic resources. Upward Bound is a federally funded program that assists underrepresented high school students by helping to prepare them for college, specifically working with eligible students, school officials, family members in White and
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Engineering professor receives grant to investigate shame

March 20, 2018 | Engineering & Physics | The Harding University Department of Engineering and Physics has been awarded funding of more than $250,000 by the University of Georgia as part of a research grant from the National Science Foundation. The amount of the total award is approximately $500,000 and supports a three-year collaborative project between Harding University and the University of Georgia. The investigation
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Physician Assistant graduates achieve one hundred percent pass rate on national certifying exam on first attempt

Feb. 16, 2018 | Physician Assistant | The Harding University Physician Assistant Program announced all 35 members of its December 2017 graduating class passed the Physician Assistant National Certifying Exam (PANCE), a national licensing exam required to practice as a physician assistant. All of the graduates achieved a passing score in their first attempt at the exam. This is the third time a Harding class
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Harding University College of Pharmacy receives continued accreditation

Feb. 12, 2018 | Pharmacy | The Harding University College of Pharmacy has been awarded continued accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy. The continued accreditation is extended through June 2020. ACPE accreditation is public recognition that a professional degree program leading to the
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College of Nursing to launch accelerated B.S.N. program

Feb. 8, 2018 | Nursing | The Harding University Carr College of Nursing will offer an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing beginning in fall 2018. The program was developed to help meet the high demand for registered nurses across the U.S. and is designed for individuals seeking a B.S.N. who have already earned a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing major. The Carr College of
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Harding appoints new directors to North Little Rock and Northwest Arkansas campuses

SEARCY, Ark. (Jan. 24, 2018) — The Cannon-Clary College of Education at Harding University announces new directors Mitch Walton at Harding University — North Little Rock and Dr. Meredith Jones at Harding University — Northwest Arkansas. “Meredith Jones and Mitch Walton have already proven themselves in their new positions,” said Dr. Donny Lee, dean of the College of Education. “They are seasoned educators who are
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Harding’s College of Pharmacy celebrates 10-year milestone

Jan 8, 2018 | Pharmacy | The Harding University College of Pharmacy hosted a celebration Jan. 8 as it reached a 10-year milestone in the program’s history. Students, faculty and alumni met at Robbins Sanford Grand Hall in Searcy to enjoy fellowship and refreshments with colleagues, family and friends. Dr. Tim Howard serves as one of the college’s experiential education directors and has been a
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