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Breaking cross-cultural barriers on the mound

July 17, 2017 | For Team Arkansas USA, a Central Arkansas little league baseball team, the sport they love is proving to be more than just an opportunity to be on the diamond and score bragging rights from a big win. After a visit to Nicaragua last summer to minister to their peers on the baseball field, Team Arkansas USA decided to bring their friends
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Alumni find a ‘Greater Community’ of faith

July 12, 2017 | After a meeting with Dr. Andrew Baker, assistant professor of Bible and director of the Mitchell Center, in January two alumni were challenged with the task of a lifetime — to uncover the greater community of faith by traveling from Miami to Seattle with nothing but that very community to rely on. Ben Hansen and Jacob McCall, who did not know
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Categories: Alumni and University.

Uplift campers seek God’s ‘Greater’ role

July 6, 2017 | Since 1986, Uplift has welcomed students and guests from around the country to a week of worship, learning and community together on the University’s campus. For this year, the program’s 31st, they celebrated the theme “Greater.” Dr. Andrew Baker, director of the Center for Leadership and Ministry, has been the Uplift director for 18 summers and said this year’s theme is
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Testing professionals collaborate on campus at ACTA conference

Collegiate testing professionals from across the state gathered May 25 on the Harding University campus for the semi-annual Arkansas College Testing Association conference. Tina Gould, director of testing and incoming president for the association in the fall hosted the event. The conference brought together the testing professionals to collaborate on topics in the testing industry, address ACTA business, and elect new association officers. Participants got
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Categories: Academics and University.

Honors Media and Culture explores the stories of people and cultures around the state

June 21, 2017 | Summer Academic Institute | For the fourth year, the Department of Communication, in conjunction with the Honors College, is hosting Honors Media and Culture. This two-week academic program challenges rising high school seniors to explore the power of media, examine cultural narratives, and tell stories while finding their own. Katie Ramirez, instructor of communications and director of student publications, is directing
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Carr College of Nursing receives new accreditation

June 16, 2017 | Nursing | Harding University Carr College of Nursing received accreditation for several programs from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) in May. The CCNE accreditation includes bachelor’s and master’s nursing degrees as well as a post-graduate certificate program. “This accreditation communicates that the nursing administration and faculty are accountable for quality student outcomes and program effectiveness,” said Dr. Susan Kehl,
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Upward Bound funded through 2022

June 13, 2017 | Upward Bound | The University’s Upward Bound program was awarded continued funding by the U.S. Department of Education in May.  The five-year grant will ensure funding for the program, serving 65 high school students each year, through 2022. “We are excited and relieved to receive the continued funding,” said Katrina Smeltzer, director of Upward Bound. “There are numerous students in our
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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre 2017 begins 35th season

June12, 2017 | SSDT | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre began its 35th season with “Til Beth Do Us Part” in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center at Harding University. The season, themed “Marital Messes,” includes three shows this summer. In “Til Beth Do Us Part,” career-driven Suzannah Hayden needs a lot more help on the home front than she’s getting from her husband. Beth Bailey, Suzannah’s new assistant, a gregarious,
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