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Music department invites community to free holiday concerts

Nov. 20, 2018 | Music | Harding University Department of Music will present several free holiday-themed concerts throughout November and December. All events are free and open to the public. Tuesday, Nov. 27, Chorus, 7 p.m., Administration Auditorium Whether it’s choral classics, new works, spirituals, opera, folksongs, novelties or contemporary Christian songs, the 60-member chorus explores all areas of the choral art with style and
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Harding’s finance chief recognized as Arkansas Business Education CFO of the Year

Nov. 15, 2018 | Mel Sansom, vice president of finance and CFO for Harding University, was recognized as the 2018 Arkansas Business Chief Financial Officer of the Year for Education. He was honored at a special luncheon held at Embassy Suites in Little Rock Wednesday, Nov. 7. The awards are part of an annual event produced by Arkansas Business that honors lifetime achievements and chief
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ASI honors local veterans at annual breakfast

Nov. 12, 2018 | ASI | The Harding University American Studies Institute (ASI) hosted Breakfast with a Veteran Monday, Nov. 12 in the Founders Room of David B. Burks American Heritage Building on Harding’s campus. Veterans and their guests enjoyed a complimentary breakfast and a program paying tribute to individuals who serve or have served honorably in uniform. “Today, in honor of the 100th anniversary
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Wind Ensemble to perform with acclaimed saxophonist

Nov. 7, 2018 | Music | The Harding University Wind Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 8 in the Administration Auditorium. Admission is free. The wind instrument ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Mike Chance, is made up of more than 50 musicians performing on flutes, piccolos, clarinets, bass clarinets, oboes, bassoons, saxophones, trumpets, horns, trombones, euphoniums, tubas, harp, piano and percussion. The
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Department of Music presents ‘An Evening with C.S. Lewis’

Nov. 2, 2018 | Arts & Life Performance Series | Harding University welcomes back playwright and actor David Payne as C.S. Lewis in “An Evening with C.S. Lewis” at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 6 in the Benson Auditorium as the third performance in the 2018-19 Arts and Life Performance Series. The University is hosting a number of events during its C.S. Lewis Festival Nov. 5-10
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Harding celebrates ‘A Year of C.S. Lewis’ with festival, book donations

Nov. 1, 2018 | Harding Read | ASI | Harding University is celebrating “A Year of C.S. Lewis” in conjunction with the annual Harding Read. The 2018-19 selection is “Mere Christianity,” an adaptation of a series of radio addresses the author delivered from 1941-44. The expanded program, “Join the Harding Read,” invites students in surrounding communities to read this year’s selection, or another Lewis work,
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C.S. Lewis scholar, Lewis’ stepson to speak at Harding University

  Nov. 1, 2018 | ASI | Harding Read | The American Studies Institute at Harding University will feature noted C.S. Lewis scholar Devin Brown and a panel discussion with Douglas Gresham, stepson of C.S. Lewis, for the second presentation of its 2018-19 Distinguished Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Nov. 5 in Benson Auditorium. The presentation is part of the Harding campus read of
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Honors College seminar hosts internationally recognized anti-bullying advocate

Oct. 26, 2018 | Honors College | The Harding University Honors College will host Paul Coughlin, an expert in the field of school and workplace bullying, as part of the L.C. Sears Collegiate Seminar Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 30 in the American Heritage Auditorium. Coughlin will speak on the topic “How to Bring God’s Love & Justice Into the ‘Theater of Bullying.'” The
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Harding teams up with Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield to provide meals for neighbors in need

Oct. 25, 2018| Harding University teamed up with Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield and The Pack Shack to pack 254,000 meals in under two hours for the food insecure in White County and surrounding areas. The meal-packing event took place Wednesday, Oct. 24 and involved approximately 600 volunteers including campus organizations and athletic teams. The event was sponsored by Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue
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Department of Theatre presents Homecoming musical ‘Big Fish’

Oct. 16, 2017 | Theatre | Homecoming | The Harding University departments of theatre and music will present the annual Homecoming musical Oct. 19-20 at 8 p.m. in Benson Auditorium. This year’s production is “Big Fish,” with music and lyrics by Andrew Lippa and book by John August. The musical is based on the 2003 Tim Burton film of the same title. “Big Fish” reminds
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