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President announces 2017-18 Harding Read

April 28, 2017 | Harding Read | President Bruce McLarty announced the selection of Corrie Ten Boom’s The Hiding Place for the 2017-18 Harding Read. The University’s campus read initiative began fall 2016 to encourage the campus community to read a book together and engage in conversation both in and out of the classroom. The Hiding Place tells the story of Ten Boom and her
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Professor earns national award

April 28, 2017| Communication | The day she graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Harding University, Dr. Ginger Blackstone pledged to never enter another classroom. Now, Blackstone, who has been teaching at the University since 2008, has won the 2017 Kenneth Harwood Outstanding Dissertation Award for her 2016 dissertation, “The Worst of Times: The Prevalence and Power of Fear in Television News,” at the Broadcast
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Categories: Faculty & Staff and University.

Petit Jean staff to host yearbook distribution event

April 25, 2017 | Communication | The Petit Jean yearbook staff distributed the 2017 yearbook on the front lawn Thursday, April 27. “My favorite thing about a yearbook is its ability to transcend time,” Petit Jean Editor-In-Chief and sophomore Kaleb Turner said. “People can look back at a yearbook 40 years later and still feel fully a part of their experiences documented in that book.
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College of Pharmacy to host medication cleanout

April 25, 2017 | Pharmacy | The College of Pharmacy will facilitate a drive-thru medication cleanout event April 29 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Henry and Grace Farrar Center for Health Sciences on campus. “By dropping off your unused and expired medications at the medication cleanout program, you are working to prevent abuse, misuse and poisonings while also protecting the local water
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Harding honors outstanding faculty and staff

April 24, 2017 |Faculty & Staff | Eight Harding University faculty members received Teacher Achievement Awards and six staff members received Distinguished Services Awards at the annual faculty and staff dinner on campus Friday, April 21. These annual awards are presented to faculty members demonstrating excellence in teaching and staff members showcasing great ability, dedicated service and tremendous contribution to the work and purpose of
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Students host event to ‘speak life’

April 19, 2017 | Organizations | The Harding public speaking club, HU Speaks, hosted Speak Life Day, an encouragement event, on the front lawn Thursday, April 20 from 3-6 p.m. The event included poetry readings, music performances, and an opportunity for students to acknowledge people who have positively influenced or inspired them. “I hope that this kind of lifted their spirits,” said junior Hannah Hitchcox,
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University partners with first responders for emergency drill

April 18, 2017 | Harding University  conducted its annual disaster drill April 19 from 3-5 p.m. at the campus intramural fields. This year’s exercise simulated a multi-vehicle accident. “We always try to bring something new or test a specific capability in a new way with our annual drill,” Director of Public Safety Craig Russell said. “One goal this year includes getting campus groups that frequently travel
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Harding receives Best Value School Award

April 18, 2017 | Harding University was selected from nearly 8,000 schools as the recipient of a Best Value School award by University Research and Review, a company dedicated to improving the process of how a student selects a postsecondary school. The review committee for the award was made up of former university presidents, CEOs, provosts and professors. Schools earn the award through nomination and
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Spring Sing participants award $6K to local charities

April 15, 2017 | Spring Sing | Theatre | Thousands of students and hundreds of faculty and production crew members came together to perform Spring Sing 2017, “Curtain Up!” The show comprised eight different shows that featured a number of themes. After performances April 13-15, judges collaborated to announce the winners in individual categories and overall. Total, clubs awarded $6,000 to chosen charities. The results
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Student newspaper earns first place

April 12, 2017 | Communication | The University’s student newspaper, The Bison, earned first place newspaper of the year and five other awards from the Arkansas College Media Association on April 7. These awards are added to 15 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence awards the newspaper received March 31-April 2. The University’s student news website, The Link, was named first place website of
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