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Students win grand prize at broadcasting convention

Oct. 28, 2016 | Communication | Three Harding University broadcast journalism and electronic media production students took grand prize honors at the South Central Broadcasting Society convention in Fort Worth, Texas, on Oct. 14. Ten other students were finalists in various categories at the event. Grand prize winners included Grace Nickols for radio DJ talent, Matthew Rice for music video, and Jacob McCall for video
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“The bonds that you have with everyone on campus is more than just being friends; we’re also brothers and sisters in Christ.”

College of Arts & Humanities When social science major Noah Watson moved just five minutes down the road to start school at Harding, he didn’t expect new relationships to be so easily discovered in a place he had lived for so long — but with his senior year on the horizon, Watson named those special relationships as the highlight of his Harding experience. “The community
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“Interpersonal relationships with the Bible faculty have been really beneficial and unique.”

College of Bible & Ministry When everyone is interested in your area of study and holds their own opinions, it can be a challenge to weigh so many perspectives, but according to preaching major Kyle Johnson, these perspectives have helped him to better understand his field. “Most people have opinions on religion regardless of their major, so that’s an obstacle,” Johnson said. “Different opinions end
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“Child life broadens your horizons. You can go on so many different aspects…”

College of Sciences | Family & Consumer Sciences For many students, college is a time to explore, learn and discover what they want to pursue. This can mean changing friend groups, changing study habits and, often, changing majors. Joelle Whitlock, senior child life specialist major, has been a part of many different departments during her time at Harding but is passionate about where she has
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“I want to make a good impression on youth in my community…”

College of Sciences | Behavioral Sciences Initially interested in working for a police department after high school, Davon Morgan heard about Harding from a family friend, and, upon hearing they were recruiting a strong safety, began inquiring about a football scholarship. “I came to visit in May, and I loved it. At that point in my life, I felt like this was the place I
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“I really appreciate the feedback I get from my teachers…”

College of Business | MBA Sara Harvey, a 2012 Harding graduate, is currently working toward her MBA while staying involved in her career as a senior accountant at Windstream. Harvey said she enrolled in the program because of the successful learning experiences she had with her professors as an undergraduate student. She believes that as a graduate student, she continues to gain strong learning experiences.
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“Harding is a staging ground for the future — you refine your faith here, so that when you go out into the world you’re more prepared.”

College of Sciences | Behavioral Sciences After changing his major three times during his first semester of college, Gehrig Haberstock knew social work was the right major for him. According to Haberstock, the opportunity to meet the needs of others is what confirmed his decision. “It’s important to like and generally care about people in social work,” Haberstock said. “Most people would say they actually
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“The challenges are trying to understand the abstract things that we have never had to face before…”

College of Sciences | Math When considering creative majors, math is not normally a subject that comes to mind, but according to senior math major Laura Beth McKinley, thinking creatively about the subject has expanded her view. “The challenges are trying to understand the abstract things that we have never had to face before,” McKinley said. “I was always used to the step-by-step stuff and
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“My favorite overall thing about the department is how approachable the professors are…”

College of Sciences | Engineering & Physics Brennan Thomason has always liked knowing how things work so when he came to college, he knew electrical engineering would be a good fit. Thomason has enjoyed working with microprocessors and sensors in his classes, but what he has enjoyed most is forming relationships with his professors. “My favorite overall thing about the department is how approachable the
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