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Petit Jean staff to host yearbook distribution event

April 25, 2017 | Communication | The Petit Jean yearbook staff distributed the 2017 yearbook on the front lawn Thursday, April 27. “My favorite thing about a yearbook is its ability to transcend time,” Petit Jean Editor-In-Chief and sophomore Kaleb Turner said. “People can look back at a yearbook 40 years later and still feel fully a part of their experiences documented in that book.
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Harding honors outstanding faculty and staff

April 24, 2017 |Faculty & Staff | Eight Harding University faculty members received Teacher Achievement Awards and six staff members received Distinguished Services Awards at the annual faculty and staff dinner on campus Friday, April 21. These annual awards are presented to faculty members demonstrating excellence in teaching and staff members showcasing great ability, dedicated service and tremendous contribution to the work and purpose of
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Students host event to ‘speak life’

April 19, 2017 | Organizations | The Harding public speaking club, HU Speaks, hosted Speak Life Day, an encouragement event, on the front lawn Thursday, April 20 from 3-6 p.m. The event included poetry readings, music performances, and an opportunity for students to acknowledge people who have positively influenced or inspired them. “I hope that this kind of lifted their spirits,” said junior Hannah Hitchcox,
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University partners with first responders for emergency drill

April 18, 2017 | Harding University  conducted its annual disaster drill April 19 from 3-5 p.m. at the campus intramural fields. This year’s exercise simulated a multi-vehicle accident. “We always try to bring something new or test a specific capability in a new way with our annual drill,” Director of Public Safety Craig Russell said. “One goal this year includes getting campus groups that frequently travel
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Spring Sing participants award $6K to local charities

April 15, 2017 | Spring Sing | Theatre | Thousands of students and hundreds of faculty and production crew members came together to perform Spring Sing 2017, “Curtain Up!” The show comprised eight different shows that featured a number of themes. After performances April 13-15, judges collaborated to announce the winners in individual categories and overall. Total, clubs awarded $6,000 to chosen charities. The results
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Archaeology museum to open on campus

April 11, 2017 | College of Bible and Ministry | A grand opening for the Linda Byrd Smith Museum of Biblical Archaeology will take place during Spring Sing weekend, April 13-16. The museum is located on the first floor of the McInteer Center for Bible and World Missions. “We live in a time when people assume the Bible is fairytales, but the truth is, the
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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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Harding President visits The Eric Metaxas Show

April 5, 2017 | Harding Read | American author, speaker and radio host Eric Metaxas interviewed President Bruce McLarty on his two-hour, daily radio program, “The Eric Metaxas Show,” in New York City on Friday, March 17. Harding was first introduced to Metaxas in person when he visited campus a guest lecturer for the American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series in January. He presented on
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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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Foreign languages department to host statewide language competition

March 27, 2017 | Foreign Languages | The department of foreign languages and international studies will host the state Foreign Languages Competition in conjunction with the Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association on campus Saturday, April 1. This will be the University’s third consecutive year to host the competition. Dr. Kristi Bond, chair of the department, serves on the association’s board of directors as the coordinator
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