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HU welcomes new faculty

August 25, 2015 | Faculty New faculty welcomed to HU At the annual pre-session faculty and staff dinner Aug. 18, 19 new faculty members were welcomed to campus for the 2015-16 school year. College of Allied Health Greg Mock, medical director, physician assistant program Laura Mulvany, instructor, communication sciences and disorders David Smith, assistant professor, physical therapy College of Bible and Ministry Alan and Rachel
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AR governor to kick off ASI Distinguished Lecture Series

August 25, 2015 | ASI The American Studies Institute has announced Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson will speak Sept. 22 to kick off the Distinguished Lecture Series. Hutchinson was sworn in as the 46th governor of Arkansas Jan. 13, focusing on bringing more jobs and economic growth to Arkansas. He has worked to lower taxes and to create a more business-friendly climate, and he has forged
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University students prepare for 2015-16 school year

August 21, 2015 | Student Life Returning and first-year students flooded campus this weekend eager to start a new year at Harding. The first official move-in day for students was Thursday, Aug. 20. Beniot Lacoss, a freshman computer science major, has lived in England for the past 16 years. His oldest sibling, Marie-Pierre, who is currently a junior nursing major at Harding, helped sway his decision to
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Center for Student Success announces two appointments

August 7, 2015 | Dr. Kevin Kehl, dean of the Center for Student Success, has announced two appointments within the center. Tiffany Byers has been named director of multicultural student services, and Stephanie O’Brian has been named director of academic resource services. Byers will assist students of various ethnic and cultural backgrounds to connect and engage with people and services that will help lead to students’
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Board chairman and wife give $1 million to Rhodes construction project

August 6, 2015 | Advancement Board of trustees chairman Roy Reaves and his wife, Becky, have donated $1 million to a project to renovate and expand Rhodes Field House on the Searcy campus of Harding University. The Russellville, Arkansas, couple made the pacesetting gift in the $2 million construction project that is slated to begin in November. The announcement of the gift was made today
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Senior vice president named to Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board

August 3, 2015 | Dr. James Carr, senior vice president, was named to the Arkansas Higher Education Coordinating Board by Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. Carr joins 11 other members on the board and will serve a six-year term. The mission of the Arkansas Department of Higher Education “is to advocate for higher education, to promote a coordinated system of higher education in the state, and
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David Bangs named chair of COE graduate programs

July 23, 2015 | Dr. David Bangs, associate professor in the Cannon-Clary College of Education, was named chair of the college’s graduate programs. Bangs joined the faculty in the College of Education in August 2007, has served as director of education leadership since May 2011, and has moved Harding’s education leadership program into the spotlight in the state. He has served as president of ARPEA
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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre to conclude with “The Mousetrap”

July 16, 2015 | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre will conclude its 33rd season Thursday, July 23 at 6:30 p.m. with Agatha Christie’s “The Mousetrap” in the Ulrey Preforming Arts Center at Harding University. A group of strangers is stranded in a boarding house during a snowstorm, one of whom is a murderer. The suspects include the newly married couple who runs the house, a spinster
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Kristi Bond named new foreign language department chair

July 15, 2015 | Provost Larry Long announced Tuesday that Dr. Kristi Bond, assistant professor of foreign language, would become chair of the foreign language department effective Aug. 1. Bond replaces Ava Conley, who will return to full-time teaching. Conley has served as department chair since 2003 and has been on the faculty since 1973. Bond, who has been at Harding since 2011, earned a
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