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Harding University one of four in the U.S. to receive endorsement for child life degree program

June 18, 2019 | FCS | The Harding University Department of Family and Consumer Sciences has earned academic endorsement through 2024 by the Association of Child Life Professionals for its child life undergraduate degree program. This makes Harding one of four undergraduate programs in the nation and the only endorsed program in the state of Arkansas to receive this endorsement. The child life degree program
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Uplift staff announces new session for fourth through sixth graders

June 7, 2019 | Uplift, a summer camp on Harding’s campus for high school students from seventh grade through graduating seniors, is adding a session called Spark for fourth through sixth graders. “Uplift is church camp on a college campus,” said Andrew Baker, director of Harding’s Mitchell Center for Leadership and Ministry and Uplift. “It has all the same features that your usual church camp
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ASI hosts 63rd National Leadership Forum

June 5, 2019 | NLF | Nearly 150 students from five states are on campus this week as part of the National Leadership Forum (NLF), a program that began 63 years ago under the direction of former Harding President George Benson. Today, the event continues through the American Studies Institute (ASI) as a leadership development program that brings students together for a week of labs,
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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre begins 37th year

June 3, 2019 | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre | The Harding University Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre will begin its 37th season June 6, and the three featured shows follow the theme “What LIES in Store.” The season will open with “You Can’t Get There From Here” on June 6-9 and 13-15. In this show, one reporter investigates the Mavis Garner Bed and Breakfast after he
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May University Leadership Update

May 30, 2019 | Harding University announced several leadership changes this spring across multiple colleges and departments. The faculty leadership changes are a result of the University’s commitment to developing faculty for leadership roles. Department chairs are appointed for a five-year term to provide continual academic leadership opportunities among faculty within the various departments and colleges. The appointment may be renewed at five years or
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Graduate School of Business expands, adds new master’s, dual degrees

May 22, 2019 | Graduate School of Business | The Harding University Graduate School of Business has added to its educational offerings with the launch of an online Master of Science in Information Systems and dual degree options for undergraduate students, combining their BBA with an MSIS or Master of Business Administration. The MSIS is a 30-credit hour program with concentrations in data analytics and
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HU to host Special Olympics Arkansas summer games

May 17, 2019 | Harding University will host the Special Olympics Arkansas summer games May 23-25, marking the 26th consecutive year the University has hosted the event. “Each year, we look forward to the arrival of this group and the excitement the athletes and coaches bring from all over the state of Arkansas to our campus,” Penny Davis, University conference center director and events coordinator,
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Army ROTC cadets commissioned, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin speaks

May 10, 2019 | Four cadets from the Harding University Army Reserve Officer Training Corps Bison Detachment were commissioned as second lieutenants during a ceremony on Friday, May 10 in the Reynolds Recital Hall. Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin was the guest speaker for the ceremony and gave the commissioning oath. “I am honored to be a part of Harding University’s ROTC commissioning ceremony as we
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HU honors outstanding faculty & staff

May 7, 2019 | Nine Harding University faculty members received Teacher Achievement Awards and eight staff members received Distinguished Service Awards at the annual faculty and staff dinner on campus Friday, April 26. These annual awards are presented to faculty members for demonstrating excellence in teaching and staff members who showcase great ability, dedicated service and outstanding contribution to the work and purpose of the
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Spring commencement to be held May 11

May 6, 2019 | Approximately 850 candidates for graduation will participate in Harding University spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 11. Three ceremonies will be held at 9 a.m., 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the University’s George S. Benson Auditorium, which seats approximately 3,600. Members of this semester’s graduating class represent 23 countries as well as 43 different states. The morning ceremony will include candidates
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