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University announces new leadership for undergraduate enrollment

Aug. 1, 2017 | Admissions | Financial Aid | Harding University President Bruce McLarty announced that Jana Rucker, vice president for university communications and marketing, will assume responsibility for undergraduate admissions and financial aid effective Aug. 1. In her expanded role, Rucker will lead University offices of admissions and financial aid along with communications and marketing. Her new title will be vice president for university
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Counselors play a key role in success of Honors Symposium

July 28, 2017 | Honors College | Since Honors Symposium first began, high school students from more than 40 states and six foreign countries have converged over the years on campus for the program. Full of academic and spiritual rigor from some of the University’s top professors, the program has been a deciding factor in many students’ decision to attend Harding. But it is not
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Local businesses celebrate “Red, White County and You”

July 25, 2017 | Community | More than 90 businesses gathered in the Ganus Activities Complex on July 25 for the annual White County Business Expo hosted by the Searcy Regional Chamber of Commerce. The event, themed “Red, White County and You,” was an opportunity for local business owners to interact with customers, entrepreneurs and other business owners in the surrounding community. “The more local
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PA program celebrates 10-year reunion

July 24, 2017 | Physician Assistant program| Harding University’s Physician Assistant Program celebrated July 14-15 as they reached a 10-year milestone in the program’s history. Alumni from the 2007 graduating class came to campus to celebrate with family and friends. Harding established the first PA program in Arkansas in 2005, which makes this group of 16 alumni the first-ever class of PA graduates in the
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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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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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