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CAB presents Jesse McCartney

Feb. 22, 2017 | CAB | When Jesse McCartney first appeared on the Benson Auditorium stage Saturday night, he was met with a rush of screams and cheers from thousands of students and guests — and all he had to do was walk on stage. The Campus Activities Board hosted the pop singer on Feb. 18, and the record-breaking concert attracted approximately 2,200 attendees. “When the
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HU to host 23rd annual WINGS conference for women

Feb. 22, 2017 | WINGS | The College of Bible and Ministry will host the 23rd annual Women in God’s Service (WINGS) conference Feb. 24-26 in the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. Assistant Professor of Bible Anessa Westbrook is directing the conference for the second time this year. Westbrook said the goal for this year’s program is to help attendants see where God has
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A look ahead to Spring Sing

Feb. 22, 2017 | Spring Sing | Spring Sing 2017, “Curtain Up!”, will be presented April 13-15. “Spring Sing 2017 is all about Broadway and beyond,” Director of Spring Sing Steve Frye said. “We are going to celebrate the performing arts and the new works that are drawing millions more to live theatre. We are also celebrating the curtain going up in life and onstage for
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Department of music presents free orchestra concert

Feb. 18, 2017 | Music | The University’s music department will present an orchestra concert at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 21., in the Administration Auditorium. Under the direction of Dr. Michael Chance and featuring more than 40 members, the orchestra includes student musicians as well as Searcy community members. This will be the group’s first performance of the spring semester. The concert program includes Movement
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Finley STEM Center hosts leadership event for young women

Feb. 17, 2017 | STEM Center | The Finley STEM Center hosted nearly 200 girls from Arkansas high schools for its STEM Leadership for Girls day Friday, Feb. 17. Attendees represented schools in Cleburne, Lonoke, Pulaski and White counties. “The purpose of this event is to bring them to a college campus in order to introduce young women to science, technology, engineering and math careers
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HU chorus to hold joint performance with Lipscomb University

Feb. 17, 2017 |Music | The Harding University Chorus will perform its first joint concert with Lipscomb University. The choruses will perform “Carmina Burana,” a 20th century work by Carl Orff. Two performances will take place — one at Lipscomb on Feb. 19 at 2.p.m. in the Collins Alumni Auditorium and a second at Harding on Feb. 26 at 2 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium.
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Women of the World to continue Arts and Life Concert Series

Feb. 14, 2017 | Music | The department of music will host the vocal quartet Women of the World on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium as part of its Arts and Life Concert Series. Women of the World is a Boston-based vocal quartet compromised of singers from Japan, India, Italy and Haiti. The performing artists include Ayumi Ueda, Annette Philip,
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MBA program offers on-site courses for ArcBest employees

Feb. 9, 2017 | MBA | With a goal of aiding busy professionals seeking to complete an MBA, the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration began conducting on-site MBA classes for ArcBest employees in its Fort Smith, Arkansas, headquarters location last month. The first student group of approximately 12 employees began classes Jan. 9. The arrangement with ArcBest allows employees to enroll in Harding’s
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Theatre department presents ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’

Feb. 9, 2017 | Theatre | The Department of Theatre will present Shakespeare’s “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center on campus Feb. 16-18 and 23-25 at 7 p.m. “‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ is one of Shakespeare’s most famous and widely read and produced comedies,” said Steve Frye, director of the show and chair of the theatre department. “The play revolves around
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Petit Jean yearbook finalist at national conference

Feb. 9, 2017 | Communication | Harding University’s 2015-16 Petit Jean yearbook “Multitudes” has been recognized as one of 11 finalists in the Associated Collegiate Press Yearbook Pacemaker awards. The Pacemaker is regarded as the most prestigious award in college publications and is presented annually in four categories — yearbook, newspaper, online and magazine. Winners will be announced in October at the ACP convention in
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