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HU scholarship honors Nashville native, announces first recipient

June 13, 2018 | Nashville native Garrett Lance has been named the first recipient of the Floyd W. Clark Jr. Memorial Endowed Scholarship at Harding University. A 2018 Nashville High School graduate, he will be attending the University this fall and plans to major in business. Lance is the son of Dr. Glenn and Cynthia Lance. “I can’t think of a student more deserving as
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College of Bible & Ministry to launch online undergraduate degree program

June 1, 2018 | Bible | The Harding University College of Bible and Ministry Center for Distance Education will offer an online Bachelor of Arts in Bible and ministry beginning fall 2018. The program is designed for non-traditional students with some college credit who are adult learners age 24 and older. The degree functions as a two-plus-two program, meaning students may earn the equivalent of
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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre begins 36th year

May 14, 2018 | Theatre | The Harding University Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre will begin its 36th season June 7, and the three featured shows follow the theme “Break a Leg!” The season will open with “The Complete Works of William Shakespeare (abridged) (revised)” June 7-10 and 14-16. This fast-paced show features three actors performing all of Shakespeare’s 37 plays in only 97 minutes. “Moon
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HU to host 50th Special Olympics Arkansas summer games

May 10, 2018 | Harding University will host the Special Olympics Arkansas summer games May 24-26, marking the 25th consecutive year the University has hosted the event. “This is a special year for Special Olympics Arkansas as it celebrates its 50th year, and Harding University is honored to have been the longtime host celebrating our 25th anniversary of partnering with this wonderful organization,” said Penny
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HU announces new executive chef

May 8, 2018 Harding University announces the appointment of Anthony J. Tally as its new executive chef. Tally is responsible for directing the University’s dining program and for creating and executing the menu of catering events such as weddings, formal dinners and special University programs. He most recently served as executive chef at the Verizon Arena in North Little Rock, Arkansas, where he worked for
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Admissions adds assistant director for multicultural and transfer student programs

May 4, 2018 | Admissions | Harding University Office of Undergraduate Admissions Services appointed D’Andrea Fanning assistant director of undergraduate admissions for multicultural and transfer student programs. Fanning comes to Harding from CoreLogic in Irving, Texas, where she worked as a business analyst for process analysis and improvement. She was responsible for assessing operations and presenting findings to leadership and cross functional teams. Prior to
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HU ranked among Best Regional Universities, Best Christian Colleges and Universities

May 2, 2018 | Harding University has been recognized in two categories by College Consensus, a unique, comprehensive new college review aggregator, in its survey of top-ranked schools for 2018. The University ranked No. 6 on the list of Best Regional Universities in the South and No. 9 on the list of Best Christian Colleges and Universities in the nation. To identify top colleges, College
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HU appoints chair for department of mental health and wellness

May 1, 2018 | Education | The Harding University Cannon-Clary College of Education has appointed Dr. Todd Patten chair of the department of mental health and wellness, a new department overseeing the professional counseling program and marriage and family therapy program. His appointment is effective Aug. 1, 2018. An associate professor and licensed professional counselor, Patten has been with the University since 2004. He served
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HU honors outstanding faculty and staff

April 27, 2018 | Nine 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 20. These annual awards are presented to faculty members for demonstrating excellence in teaching and staff members who showcase great ability, dedicated service and tremendous contribution to the work and purpose of the
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Spring commencement to be held May 5

May 7, 2018 | Commencement | Approximately 850 candidates for graduation participated in Harding University spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 5. Three ceremonies were 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 represented 21 countries as well as 41 different states and the District of Columbia. The
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