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Arts & Life Concert Series to host Valentine’s Eve dinner & music

Feb. 2, 2018 | Arts & Life | Harding University will host a Valentine’s Eve dinner and concert Tuesday, Feb. 13. Dinner will be served at 5:15 p.m. in Cone Chapel of the David B. Burks American Heritage Building followed by an Arts and Life Concert Series performance by Intersection Trio at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. The event is open to the public
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Balancing act in the sky

Feb. 2, 2018 | Business Administration | Along with his love for hiking, camping and all-things outdoors, a junior accounting major is finding interest in seeing the outdoors through a view from above. Harding Humphries of Midland, Texas, is in the process of obtaining a private pilot’s license while balancing a 17-hour course load in the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration. Humphries said
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Ron Clark continues ASI lecture series

Jan. 31, 2018 | ASI | “It’s not about you — it’s about what you can do to make other people feel special.” Those and other challenging words encouraged and inspired students, educators and guests Tuesday night as nationally acclaimed author and world-renowned educator Ron Clark took the Benson stage to continue the 2017-18 American Studies Institute distinguished lecture series. The presentation was also part
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Theatre department presents musical ‘James and the Giant Peach’

Jan. 31, 2018 | Theatre | The Harding University theatre department will present “James and the Giant Peach” at 7 p.m. Feb. 8-10 and 15-17 in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center. The show is directed by Professor Robin Miller. “This is a very fun show with some wonderfully tender moments,” said Miller. “It is children’s theatre that is as much, if not more, fun for
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Former First Lady Laura Bush to speak at Harding University

Jan. 30, 2018 | ASI |  The American Studies Institute at Harding University will host former First Lady of the United States Laura Bush for the fourth presentation of its 2017-18 Distinguished Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 16 in Benson Auditorium. “I am thrilled that Mrs. Laura Bush, an impressive and beloved public servant, is coming to Harding University,” said University President Bruce
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Carr College of Nursing ranked Best RN Program in Arkansas

Jan. 30, 2018 | Nursing | The Harding University Carr College of Nursing has been recognized as the Best RN Program in Arkansas by RegisteredNursing.org, a national organization dedicated to providing students with all the information possible to make the right choice when selecting a nursing school. Twenty six Arkansas schools met the qualifications to be considered for the achievement with the top 10 receiving
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CSD to host free community forum on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease

Jan. 29, 2018 | Communication Sciences & Disorders | The Harding University College of Allied Health and department of communication sciences and disorders will host a free community forum on dementia and Alzheimer’s disease at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 1 in Reynolds Recital Hall. Keynote speaker Becky Khayum will present “Overview of Dementia Syndromes and Practical Strategies for Memory and Communication.” Khayum is co-founder and
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Engineering an opportunity

Jan. 26, 2018 | Engineering & Physics | For a freshman Walton Scholar from Costa Rica, a lifelong challenge has taken new form in an opportunity to serve others and improve the lives of people like him. Computer engineering major Byron Carranza was born without the lower part of his right arm and spent his life trying to turn an obstacle into an opportunity. His
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‘Wicked’ and ‘Les Miserables’ leading lady continues Arts and Life Concert Series

Jan. 25, 2018 | Arts & Life | Harding University will host Broadway’s “Bright Star” Carmen Cusack at 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 2 in the Administration Auditorium as the fourth performance of this year’s Arts and Life Concert Series. A Theatre World Award winner and 2016 Tony Award nominee for best actress, Cusack will present an evening of her musical favorites. Cusack is an actress
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Alumna of physician assistant program nationally recognized

Jan. 24, 2018 | Physician Assistant | Amanda Card Spahn was recently awarded the specialty credential Certificate of Added Qualifications from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants, making her the only PA in the state with the credential in emergency medicine. Spahn received the CAQ in emergency medicine, a distinction earned by meeting licensure, education and experience requirements and then passing a national
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