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Student killed in car accident

March 7, 2015 | Nicholas Smith (21), a student at Harding University, died early Saturday morning, March 7, 2015, from injuries sustained in an automobile accident. The accident occurred on Interstate 71 just outside Louisville, Kentucky. Smith was traveling for a student organized mission trip to Syracuse, New York, where he was to be a summer youth intern. Smith, originally from Buford, Georgia, was a senior
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Aquila Theatre’s “The Tempest” continues concert series

February 18, 2015 | Harding University hosted Aquila Theatre Monday, Feb. 23 as part of the University’s 2014-15 concert series. The traveling troupe performed William Shakespeare’s “The Tempest” at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium. Believed to be Shakespeare’s final play, “The Tempest” shares the story of Prospero, the Duke of Milan, who was exiled by his brother and stranded on an island with his daughter.
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Archie Manning continues ASI Distinguished Lecture Series

February 19, 2015 | The third presentation of the 2014-15 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series was held Thursday, Feb. 19 featuring Archie Manning.   Manning’s presentation was titled “Leadership Lessons I’ve Learned as a Player, a Businessman, and a Father.” He shared stories from his past about his family and career and experiences in professional football that taught him more about what it means to
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Stevens Art Center presents joint exhibit of artwork

February 3, 2015 | The Stevens Art Center is hosting a joint exhibit of artwork by professors Ron and Faye Doran. The exhibit includes drawings, weavings, ceramics and fiber art by Faye and photographs and ceramics by Ron. The couple’s exhibit will be on display in the Stevens Art Center gallery until Feb. 20. The exhibit features photographs from Ron, who is also a botanist,
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Richard Peck to continue Young Adult Author Series

February 2, 2015 The graduate reading program will present its second Young Adult Author Series program of the school year Feb. 6-7. This professional development workshop will feature author Richard Peck. Peck is an American novelist born in Decatur, Illinois, known for his contributions to young adult literature. He has received many awards including the Newbery Medal in 2001 and the Anne V. Zarrow Award for
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Counseling programs awarded accreditation

January 29, 2015 | Education Two counseling programs within the Cannon-Clary College of Education have been granted accreditation status by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The clinical mental health counseling and school counseling graduate programs were awarded an eight-year term extending until March 2023. The CACREP board made their decision to award the program accreditation status following a November
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Princess and superhero party set for Jan. 31

January 21, 2015 | Women for Harding Women for Harding will hold a princess and superhero party Saturday, Jan. 31 in the Harding University Heritage Auditorium from 9-11:30 a.m. Children will be provided with crafts, snacks and games. Harding students will portray 18 princess- and superhero-themed characters and interact with guests throughout the morning. New characters this year will include Anna and Elsa from Disney’s “Frozen”
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Di Wu continues concert series

January 15, 2015 | Music On Jan. 22, Di Wu performed in Harding University’s Administration Auditorium at 7 p.m. as part of the University’s concert series. Wu, a Chinese-American pianist finalist in the 2009 Van Cliburn Competition and winner of the Juilliard School’s Petschek Award and Virtuosi Prize at Lisbon’s prestigious Vendome Competition, is currently based in New York. Wu is praised in the Wall
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Christian College Choral Festival presents free concert

January 7, 2015 | Music Harding hosted nine college choirs for the Christian College Choral Festival Jan. 9 and 10. The University last hosted the event in 1999. An event that began in 1966, the festival included schools from Freed-Hardeman University in Henderson, Tennessee; Ohio Valley University in Vienna, West Virginia; Rochester College in Rochester Hills, Michigan; Southwestern Christian College in Terrell, Texas; Pepperdine University
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Ebola survivor added as ASI lecture series speaker

December 3, 2014 | American Studies Institute The American Studies Institute has announced Dr. Kent Brantly as its fifth speaker for its Distinguished Lecture Series. Brantly will present Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Brantly was one of two Americans transported back to the United States from West Africa in August after contracting the Ebola virus. He began a two-year term in October 2013 working as medical
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