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Brian Owens to perform free concert Oct. 19

Oct. 12, 2017 | CAB | The University’s Campus Activities Board will host a free concert with Brian Owens at 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19 in the Administration Auditorium as part of the annual I Heart HU week. Owens was first recognized as one of the lead singers in the Air Force band Sidewinder that became a YouTube sensation performing covers songs such as “Rolling
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“Don’t be afraid to dive in, and don’t fall into the pressure to be anyone but yourself.”

Taylor Mayfield | English | Education Students at Harding find their own belonging in different places and in different capacities on campus. For senior Taylor Mayfield, an English major with teaching licensure, the Sigma Nu Epsilon and Delta Gamma Rho social clubs and English department provided his sense of belonging. “I gravitated to Sigma Nu Epsilon, and I liked the size and the people within
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Theatre presents Homecoming musical ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

Oct. 7, 2017 | Homecoming | Theatre | The Harding University theatre department will present its annual Homecoming musical Oct. 20-21 at 8 p.m. in Benson Auditorium. This year’s production is Irving Berlin’s “Annie Get Your Gun,” which is a fictionalization of the life of sharpshooter Annie Oakley. The show follows backwoods gal Annie Oakley as she’s discovered by Buffalo Bill and joins his Wild
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College of Business Administration launches enhanced online MBA program

Oct. 6, 2017 | MBA | The Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration announces the launch of an enhanced MBA program in the Harding University Graduate School of Business. Now fully online, the Harding Master of Business Administration program has been re-engineered to deliver a top-notch, Christ-centered curriculum accredited by the Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP). Structured with working professionals in
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Harding Summer Academic Institute launches Honors Business Experience

Harding University recently announced plans for its Honors Business Experience, a new summer academic program for high school juniors and seniors, offered June 15-29, 2018, as part of the Summer Academic institute. In collaboration with the Honors College, Dr. David Kee, assistant professor in the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, helped start the program that is facilitated by University faculty members, local businesses
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Charles Wu receives Air Force Salutes Award

  Dr. Charles Wu, associate professor in the University’s engineering and physics department, received the Air Force Salutes Award on Sept. 20. This award is a certificate given to individuals that support the Air Force Recruiting Services and was presented by Lt. Col. Joel L. Brown, Tech. Sgt. Jaclyn L. Cole and MSgt. Gregory Hite. Previously, Wu has been awarded the Air Force recruiting certificate
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Harding listed as top 10 school in Wall Street Journal national rankings

Sept. 29, 2017 | The Wall Street Journal recently named Harding University in a list of top 10 schools for engagement and a list of top 10 schools for inspiration. The Wall Street Journal and the Times Higher Education College Rankings publish annual college rankings based on surveys that ask college students across the country about their learning and living environment. ­ According to the
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Student Publications Nominated for Two Pacemaker Awards

Sept. 22, 2017 | Communication | Harding University’s two student publications, The Bison newspaper and Petit Jean yearbook, have both been announced finalists for a Pacemaker award given by the Associated College Press and will travel to Dallas on Oct. 25-29 for the 2017 National College Media Convention where the winners of both awards will be announced. This is the first time for The Bison
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McNair Scholars Program awarded continued funding

    Sept. 21, 2017 The Harding University McNair Scholars Program announced it will receive continued funding from the U.S. Department of Education through 2022, amounting to more than $1.2 million. The program, a part of the national Ronald E. McNair Post Baccalaureate Achievement Program, exists to support first-generation college students and to increase graduate degree awards for students from underrepresented segments of society. Twenty-seven
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