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CAB presents Jesse McCartney

Feb. 22, 2017 | CAB | When Jesse McCartney first appeared on the Benson Auditorium stage Saturday night, he was met with a rush of screams and cheers from thousands of students and guests — and all he had to do was walk on stage. The Campus Activities Board hosted the pop singer on Feb. 18, and the record-breaking concert attracted approximately 2,200 attendees. “When the
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Department of music presents free orchestra concert

Feb. 18, 2017 | Music | The University’s music department will present an orchestra concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21., in the Administration Auditorium. Under the direction of Dr. Michael Chance and featuring more than 40 members, the orchestra includes student musicians as well as Searcy community members. This will be the group’s first performance of the spring semester. The concert program includes Movement
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Finley STEM Center hosts leadership event for young women

Feb. 17, 2017 | STEM Center | The Finley STEM Center hosted nearly 200 girls from Arkansas high schools for its STEM Leadership for Girls day Friday, Feb. 17. Attendees represented schools in Cleburne, Lonoke, Pulaski and White counties. “The purpose of this event is to bring them to a college campus in order to introduce young women to science, technology, engineering and math careers
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Center for World Missions hosts advisory council meeting with students

Feb. 5, 2017 | College of Bible and Ministry | Members of the College of Bible and Ministry’s Center for World Missions advisory council gathered on the Harding campus for an annual gathering Friday, Jan. 27, through Saturday, Jan. 28. Students were invited to join attendees during a portion of the weekend. The Center for World Missions, under the direction of Dr. Shawn Daggett, facilitates
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ASI concludes Distinguished Lecture Series with Ruby Bridges

Feb. 3, 2017 | ASI | “Ruby, you’re going to go to a new school today — and you better behave!” On Nov. 14, 1960, a 6-year-old girl was given these very instructions. Little did she know that on that day she would change the course of history forever. Civil rights icon Ruby Bridges was welcomed to Harding University on Feb. 2, 2017, in Benson Auditorium where she shared
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Music department to host ‘An Evening with C.S. Lewis’

Feb. 3, 2017 | Music | The department of music will present David Payne in “An Evening with C.S. Lewis” as a part of its Arts and Life Concert Series on Monday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. “An Evening with C.S. Lewis” is a theatrical experience based on the life and writings of Lewis. Payne portrays Lewis as hosting a group
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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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Department theatre presents ‘Doubt: A Parable’

Jan. 23, 2017 | Theatre | The Department of Theatre performed John Patrick Shanley’s “Doubt: A Parable” at 7 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 26, through Saturday, Jan. 28, in the Administration Auditorium. Doubt is a dramatic play set in St. Nicholas Church school in the Bronx, New York in fall 1964. The story surrounds a nun, Sister Aloysius, who suspects a priest, Father Flynn, of an
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Department of music hosts “A Midwinter Night’s Melody: Piano music inspired by literature”

Jan. 25, 2017 | Music | The University’s department of music presented a special program Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall on campus. The program, “A Midwinter Night’s Melody,” was composed of piano music inspired by literature and lectures given by four University professors from various departments of the College of Arts and Humanities. Dr. Scott Carrell, associate music professor, collaborated
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Ruby Bridges to conclude ASI lecture series

Jan. 23, 2017 | ASI | The American Studies Institute will conclude its Distinguished Lecture Series on Thursday, Feb. 2, at 7:30 p.m. in Benson Auditorium with a presentation by author and civil rights activist Ruby Bridges. Bridges was one of the first black children to integrate the New Orleans public school system in 1960. She is the inspiration behind Norman Rockwell’s painting, “The Problem
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