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Waldron Center to host small-business workshop

Jan. 20, 2016 | Waldron Center | The Waldron Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Business will host a small-business workshop Saturday, Jan. 21, from 8:30 a.m. until noon in the Mabee Business Center. The workshop is designed to introduce fundamentals of small business for anyone interesting in starting a business. “Part of the mission for the Waldron Center is to put on activities for entrepreneurs
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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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Categories: Academics, Faculty & Staff, and University.

Faculty take the classroom to New York and Washington, D.C.

January 18, 2017 | Communication | English | Theatre | FCS | Business | Five academic areas visited the Washington, D.C., and New York Dec. 31-Jan. 9 for a 10-day course counting for one to three credit hours. Students toured the Capitol, NBC Studios and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and visited with alumni. This was the first year for the English department to participate,
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Categories: Academics, Department, and University.

Compassion Clinic offers low-cost counseling to children, veterans

Jan. 11, 2016 | Professional Counseling | The Cannon-Clary College of Education’s professional counseling program is hosting a grand opening for its Compassion Clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m.-noon. The Compassion Clinic is an outreach program that provides low-cost individual counseling, child play therapy, group counseling and couples counseling to residents of Searcy, White County and surrounding areas. The Compassion Clinic offers services
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The Oak Ridge Boys to perform at HU

Jan. 10, 2017 | Events | Women for Harding presents The Oak Ridge Boys in concert Thursday, Jan. 26, at 7:30 p.m. in Benson Auditorium as part of the group’s 2017 tour. In 2015, The Oak Ridge Boys were inducted into the Country Music Hall of Fame, the highest honor in country music. As of 2016, the group has claimed nine Dove Awards, five Grammy
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Categories: University and Upcoming Events.

ASI presents bestselling author Eric Metaxas

Jan. 4, 2017 | ASI | Harding University’s American Studies Institute will host New York Times best-selling author Eric Metaxas for the third presentation of its distinguished lecture series Thursday, Jan. 12, at 7:30 p.m. Metaxas’ presentation will cover his recent book, Amazing Grace: William Wilberforce and the Heroic Campaign to End Slavery. Amazing Grace is the 2016-17 campus-wide Harding Read. The Harding Read program
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College of Education first in state to be CAEP Accredited

Dec. 14, 2016 | Education | Harding University Cannon-Clary College of Education is the first higher learning institution in Arkansas to receive accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the single-specialized accreditor for educator preparation in the United States. “This recognition reflects a commitment from everyone in the College of Education, as well as our many professional partners in the field,
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Categories: Academics and University.

University appoints new members to Board of Trustees

Dec. 14, 2016 | Harding University added two new members to its board of trustees during its semiannual meeting in Searcy on Oct. 28 — Errica Rivera and Rodney Waller. Rivera, of Austin, Texas, is associate advocacy and culture director for State Auto Insurance Companies where she has worked for eight years. Prior to her current role, Rivera was employed by Reach Media Inc., parent
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Brackett Library and CAB help relieve student stress

Dec. 9, 2016 | Campus Life | Library | The University’s Campus Activities Board (CAB) and Brackett Library reached out to students under more stress this week with final exams scheduled for next week. CAB hosted an Anti-Stress Christmas Fest on Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 9 p.m. in the Student Center. In chapel Tuesday, Dec. 6, Brackett Library announced the return of therapy dogs that
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