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Starting conversations

As head copy editor for The Bison newspaper and president of the Black Student Association, senior Delilah Pope, an English major from Gallatin, Tennessee, finds reward in her busy class schedule and campus involvement but makes time to rest in the downtime. “I’ve never really been the type of person who likes to step into the spotlight a whole lot, but I’ve always tried to
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Teaching from the heart

Feb. 20, 2018 | Harding University Northwest Arkansas | James Rogers, a paraprofessional at Asbell Elementary School in Fayetteville, Arkansas, spends his days working with students ranging from kindergarten to fourth grade who have behavioral and academic difficulties. He is also a degree completion student pursuing his Bachelor of Arts in elementary education at Harding University Northwest Arkansas (HUNWA). “I love what I do and
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Focusing on a bigger picture

Feb. 16, 2018 | Communication | Advertising major Elijah Sheffield found out in middle school that he was slowly losing his eyesight. “To anyone who might be going through something & thinking, ‘God gave me this ailment,’ it’s a bigger picture than that.” Watch Elijah’s story:
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Performing outside the box

Feb. 9, 2018 | Theatre | For a senior biology major and lead in the department of theatre’s upcoming production of “James and the Giant Peach,” pursuing the arts and sciences simultaneously has been a way to find her place in the Harding community. Kasey Kraft from Orlando, Florida, and has spent the past several months in nightly rehearsals preparing for her role as James
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Balancing act in the sky

Feb. 2, 2018 | Business Administration | Along with his love for hiking, camping and all-things outdoors, a junior accounting major is finding interest in seeing the outdoors through a view from above. Harding Humphries of Midland, Texas, is in the process of obtaining a private pilot’s license while balancing a 17-hour course load in the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration. Humphries said
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Engineering an opportunity

Jan. 26, 2018 | Engineering & Physics | For a freshman Walton Scholar from Costa Rica, a lifelong challenge has taken new form in an opportunity to serve others and improve the lives of people like him. Computer engineering major Byron Carranza was born without the lower part of his right arm and spent his life trying to turn an obstacle into an opportunity. His
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Illustrating ‘The Worst First Day’

Jan. 15, 2018 | Art & Design | When graphic design major Rachel Gibson of Longview, Texas, came across a photo of Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine, she was moved. “A lot of people see these moments and these still photos and don’t realize that was an everyday thing,” Gibson said. “Elizabeth went to school for an entire year in an environment
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“Don’t be afraid to dive in, and don’t fall into the pressure to be anyone but yourself.”

Taylor Mayfield | English | Education Students at Harding find their own belonging in different places and in different capacities on campus. For senior Taylor Mayfield, an English major with teaching licensure, the Sigma Nu Epsilon and Delta Gamma Rho social clubs and English department provided his sense of belonging. “I gravitated to Sigma Nu Epsilon, and I liked the size and the people within
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Harding Summer Academic Institute launches Honors Business Experience

Harding University recently announced plans for its Honors Business Experience, a new summer academic program for high school juniors and seniors, offered June 15-29, 2018, as part of the Summer Academic institute. In collaboration with the Honors College, Dr. David Kee, assistant professor in the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, helped start the program that is facilitated by University faculty members, local businesses
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Pharmacy program establishes rural loan program

August 31, 2017 | Pharmacy | Harding’s College of Pharmacy celebrated with students, faculty, legislators, members of the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy, and the Arkansas Pharmacist Association as a check for $275,000 was presented to Dr. Jeff Mercer, dean of the College of Pharmacy on Aug 31. The funds were granted to the University as part of a new rural loan program. The loan
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