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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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Hannah Wood receives archivist certification

May 24, 2017 | Brackett Library | Harding’s Brackett Library is home to more than 20,000 digitized archives — photos, scrapbooks, yearbooks, etc. — that take up more than one and a half terabytes, which is equal to over one and a half million megabytes, of storage. Hannah Wood, archives and special collections librarian, manages the thousands of archives that come from all areas of
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Baker family named Foster Family of the Year

May 22, 2017 | When Dr. Andrew Baker, director of the Mitchell Center for Leadership and Ministry, finished his doctoral degree, many people asked him what he would do with his free time. He and his wife, Amy, instructor of communication sciences and disorders, agreed they would take that time to do everything they could do to be a foster family in the state of
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Professor earns national award

April 28, 2017| Communication | The day she graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Harding University, Dr. Ginger Blackstone pledged to never enter another classroom. Now, Blackstone, who has been teaching at the University since 2008, has won the 2017 Kenneth Harwood Outstanding Dissertation Award for her 2016 dissertation, “The Worst of Times: The Prevalence and Power of Fear in Television News,” at the Broadcast
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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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The Ganuses turn 95

April 7, 2017 | Dr. Cliff L. Ganus, chancellor emeritus, enrolled in Harding as a business major in 1939. He was 17 years old and intended to move back to his hometown of New Orleans after completing his studies to assist his father who owned a restaurant business in the city. His plans changed during his first year at the University, beginning with his first
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Retiring art professor presents artwork in campus show

Jan. 19, 2017 | Art | Stevens Art Gallery is hosting an exhibit by Dr. Faye Doran, professor of art, until Jan. 30. The showcase of Doran’s work is presented in honor of her retirement in May 2017. Featuring more than 50 pieces of art, Doran’s display includes realistic renderings using materials such as colored pencil and oil pastels; illustrations created with ink spots and
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Health sciences students collaborate in a Night at the Round Tables

Oct. 13, 2016 | On Monday, Oct. 3, students representing six academic departments in health sciences and related departments packed into the Founders Room and Cone Chapel for “A Night at the Round Tables.” This interdepartmental collaboration event challenged students from a variety of fields to work through a case study as a team, simulating a real-world situation of health care professionals’ collective expertise. “The
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Office of Sponsored Programs hosts grant writing and research workshops

Oct. 10 | Office of Sponsored Programs | The Office of Sponsored Programs hosted the Research Development Series Sept. 22-23. The event consisted of two workshops and was designed to teach faculty about effective grant writing and research methods. “By having a grant writing workshop, we want to increase the hit rate on the grant proposals that we write,” said Dr. Brad Miller, director of
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Communication professor wins broadcasting award

Sept. 16, 2016 | Communication | Professor of Communication Dutch Hoggatt received third place in the faculty news competition for the 2016 Broadcast Education Association Super-Regional Conference. The Super-Regional Conference features all Broadcast Education Association member schools in the south central and southeastern U.S. BEA consists of more than 2,000 faculty members, colleges, universities and students. Hoggatt researched, wrote, shot, edited and produced his video,
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