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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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HU presents annual Spring Sing performances March 29-31

March 19, 2018 | Spring Sing | Students, alumni and friends of Harding University are coming together March 29-31 for the 45th annual Spring Sing. The musical variety show will feature more than 1,000 students involved in eight performances, plus 20 ensemble cast  members and four hosts and hostesses accompanied by the Harding University Jazz Band. According to Dr. Steven Frye, Spring Sing director for
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Stevens Art Gallery to feature free photography exhibit by Ellie Hamby

March 14, 2018 | The Stevens Art Gallery at Harding University will feature Ellie Hamby’s photography show titled “Seven: Continents, Wonders, Faces and Places.” The show opens Monday, March 19 and will run through Wednesday, April 18. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and admission is free. The exhibit documents Hamby’s journey across the globe spanning 105 countries and all
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Harding University receives Arkansas FIRST Volunteer of the Year Award

March 12, 2018 | Harding University received the Volunteer of the Year Award at the 2018 Arkansas Rock City Regional FIRST Robotics Competition on Friday, March 9 at the Barton Coliseum on the Arkansas State Fairgrounds. Harding President Bruce McLarty accepted the award on behalf of the University. “By sponsoring events, providing volunteers and partnering with FIRST Robotics, Harding University has demonstrated a strong commitment
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Steven’s Art Gallery features Black History Month photography show

Feb. 13, 2018 | Art and Design | The Stevens Art Gallery at Harding University is featuring a Black History Month photography show titled “Expressions: Someone in History.” The show is currently on display on the Catwalk Gallery and will run through Friday, March 2. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday and admission is free. The photography exhibit primarily contains
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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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CrossPointe elementary student wins Christmas card contest

Dec. 15, 2017 | Education | Harding University Cannon-Clary College of Education presented the first-place award for its eighth annual Christmas card illustration contest to Jackson Stewart, a sixth-grader at CrossPointe Preparatory School in Searcy. His illustration was selected from more than 30 submissions. “We began this as a community outreach to our local schools, both public and private, and we have benefitted from the
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The Pied Pipers present free annual Christmas show

 Dec. 5, 2017 | Harding University’s improvisational children’s theatre troupe, The Pied Pipers, performed its annual Christmas show at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center. Directed by Assistant Professor of Theatre Dottie Frye, the Pied Pipers use a combination of fairy tales, Aesop’s Fables, poems, songs, audience participation and modern stories in their shows. “Our purpose is to entertain children
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Wind Ensemble to perform benefit concert

Nov. 13, 2017 | Music | TheWind Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 in the Administration Auditorium. The wind instrument ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Mike Chance, is made up of more than 50 musicians performing on instruments such as flutes/piccolos, clarinets, bass clarinets, oboes, bassoons, saxophones, trumpets, horns, trombones, euphoniums, tubas, harp, piano, and percussion. The concert will feature guest
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HUBrave hosts sexual assault panel discussion

Oct. 25, 2017 | HUBrave hosted a panel discussion for the campus community Tuesday, Oct. 24 in the Administration Auditorium. The event, titled “Truth vs. Myth: An Honest Talk About Sexual Assault,” was the first for HUBrave as an official campus organization. “I have found in terms of the conversations I have had on this campus with students, faculty and staff that a lot of
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