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Students participate in 11th annual Bisons for Christ

April 6, 2017 | More than 1,500 students participated in the 11th annual Bisons for Christ service day Wednesday, April 5, volunteering in 150 service projects in the Searcy area. Bisons for Christ is hosted by The Original Rock House, a campus ministry of College Church of Christ, each year to promote service to others. The 2017 Bisons for Christ theme was “Continue 364,” emphasizing
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Students prepare for annual day of service

April 3, 2017 | Every Monday and Thursday at 4 p.m., University students collect donated pizza from Bailey’s Pizza and bring them to a trailer park behind College Church of Christ. After sharing food with the community, the students play with the children and teach them that Jesus loves them. Approximately five years ago, student-led Pizza Ministry evolved from a project organized by Bisons for
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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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CAB to host Jesse McCartney Feb. 18

Feb. 1, 2017 | Campus Life | A typical college experience sometimes includes making impromptu decisions to attend a couple of concerts. These shows do not usually feature mainstream or conventional musicians but often an artist unknown to the 20-somethings attending. This spring, however, Campus Activities Board is hosting an artist many students don’t have to be educated on, and the nostalgia has the campus
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Waldron Center hosts small-business workshop

Jan. 20, 2016 | Waldron Center | The Waldron Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Business hosted a small-business workshop Saturday, Jan. 21, from 8:30 a.m. until noon in the Mabee Business Center. The workshop was designed to introduce fundamentals of small business for anyone interesting in starting a business. “Part of the mission for the Waldron Center is to put on activities for entrepreneurs that
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Compassion Clinic offers low-cost counseling to children, veterans

Jan. 11, 2016 | Professional Counseling | The Cannon-Clary College of Education’s professional counseling program is hosted a grand opening for its Compassion Clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m.-noon. The Compassion Clinic is an outreach program that provides low-cost individual counseling, child play therapy, group counseling and couples counseling to residents of Searcy, White County and surrounding areas. The Compassion Clinic offers services
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Women for Harding hosts annual Searcy Tour of Homes

Nov. 29, 2016| Tour of Homes | Women for Harding hosted its 34th annual Searcy Tour of Homes on Sunday, Dec. 4, from 1-5 p.m. Guests enjoyed stunning Christmas décor during the tour of five local homes. All proceeds from the event funded need-based scholarships at Harding. Tickets were $20 in advance and $25 the day of the tour. Tickets were available at Artistic Florist,
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Campus to brighten up holiday season

Nov. 28, 2016 | Lights at Harding | Harding University students, faculty and staff began the holiday season Monday, Nov. 28, at 6 p.m. for the annual Christmas lighting ceremony on the front lawn near the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. President Bruce McLarty led the crowd in a countdown to turn on more than 100,000 LED lights that will illuminate the campus for
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Relay for Life provides hope

Nov. 1, 2016 | Relay for Life | “I remember being sick — being nauseous all the time, being tired all the time,” Allison Slagter, a junior from Dorr Michigan, said. “I had to wear a mask all the time when I got pneumonia because my immune system was low, and I hated it because what 6-year-old wants to wear a mask and sit in
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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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