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HU announces new executive chef

May 8, 2018 Harding University announces the appointment of Anthony J. Tally as its new executive chef. Tally is responsible for directing the University’s dining program and for creating and executing the menu of catering events such as weddings, formal dinners and special University programs. He most recently served as executive chef at the Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, Arkansas, where he worked for
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HU appoints chair for department of mental health and wellness

May 1, 2018 | Education | The Harding University Cannon-Clary College of Education has appointed Dr. Todd Patten chair of the department of mental health and wellness, a new department overseeing the professional counseling program and marriage and family therapy program. His appointment is effective Aug. 1, 2018. An associate professor and licensed professional counselor, Patten has been with the University since 2004. He served
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HU honors outstanding faculty and staff

April 27, 2018 | Nine 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 20. These annual awards are presented to faculty members for demonstrating excellence in teaching and staff members who showcase great ability, dedicated service and tremendous contribution to the work and purpose of the
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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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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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Dr. Ann Brown appointed director for McNair Scholars Program

Dec. 6, 2017 Harding University has appointed Dr. Ann Brown to serve as director for the McNair Scholars Program. Brown received her M.S. in education from Harding and a Ph.D. in English literature from Howard University. Her previous teaching experience includes Harding University, the Arkansas public school system, and the Centre of Excellence of Applied Research and Training in the United Arab Emirates. “I know firsthand the challenges and
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Charles Wu receives Air Force Salutes Award

  Dr. Charles Wu, associate professor in the University’s engineering and physics department, received the Air Force Salutes Award on Sept. 20. This award is a certificate given to individuals that support the Air Force Recruiting Services and was presented by Lt. Col. Joel L. Brown, Tech. Sgt. Jaclyn L. Cole and MSgt. Gregory Hite. Previously, Wu has been awarded the Air Force recruiting certificate
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University announces new leadership for undergraduate enrollment

Aug. 1, 2017 | Admissions | Financial Aid | Harding University President Bruce McLarty announced that Jana Rucker, vice president for university communications and marketing, will assume responsibility for undergraduate admissions and financial aid effective Aug. 1. In her expanded role, Rucker will lead University offices of admissions and financial aid along with communications and marketing. Her new title will be vice president for university
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