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Summer Stampede captures diversity of college life

July 14, 2016 | Summer Stampede | The second session of Summer Stampede begins today, and approximately 430 students and their families are on campus for a two-day orientation. Throughout the program, incoming freshmen get familiar with campus, learn about the University’s diverse academic offerings, build a fall class schedule, and meet fellow students. Though students and families are on campus for a short time,
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Arkansas State Youth Conference holds race relations panel

July 12, 2016 | Events | Arkansas State Youth Conference presented a panel discussion titled “The Struggle Is Real — Police and the Black Community” in the Heritage Auditorium Friday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m. The panel was a part of a three-day conference for high school students sponsored by McAlmont Church of Christ in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Conference panel discussions usually center on
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Summer Honor Choir to present concert

July 12, 2016 | Music | High school students from 17 different states will present a free choral concert July 15 at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall on the Harding University campus. Participants in the University’s summer Honor Choir program are on campus all week studying voice, sight-reading, staging and choreography, improvisation, and choral music. Dr. Cliff Ganus organized the week’s activities and will
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Kerusso Experience training high school students for preaching

July 6, 2016 | Kerusso Experience | This week, the College of Bible and Ministry is hosting 30 high school students for a weeklong preacher training camp called the Kerusso Experience. The program takes its name from the Greek word kerusso, meaning “to preach” or “to proclaim.” The Kerusso Experience was developed as a response to a shortage of young men willing to consider preaching
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Associate dean a finalist in Agents for Learning challenge

June 29, 2016 | Education | An Arkansas team of educators including Dr. Clara Carroll, an associate dean in the Cannon-Clary College of Education, was named one of 12 finalist teams in the Agents for Learning challenge facilitated by Learning Forward and the National Commission on Teaching & America’s Future. Each team travels to Chicago July 21-22 to present submissions to a panel of judges.
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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre continues with ‘The Nerd’

June 28, 2016 | Theatre | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre will begin production of “The Nerd,” the second summer show of the theatre’s 34th season, June 30. “The Nerd” is part of this summer’s theme “We put the FUN in Dysfunctional,” and will run through July 9. “The Nerd” tells the story of young architect Willum Cubbert and his strange dilemma when Rick Steadman, a
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University student dies in car accident

June 27, 2016 Camilo Moore (19), a sophomore, died from injuries sustained in a car accident Friday, June 24. The accident occurred in Pompey, New York, at 12:18 p.m. on State Route 91 when Moore crossed into the northbound lane and struck a 2014 Ford Pickup truck towing a boat head-on. He was transported to Upstate University Medical Center in Syracuse where he was pronounced
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College of Pharmacy hosts camp for high schoolers

June 23, 2016 | Pharmacy High school juniors and seniors from nine different states joined College of Pharmacy faculty and students who partnered with Walgreens for the college’s eighth annual Pharmacy Camp. From June 19-24, students explored the field of pharmacy through classes and hands-on activities. Faculty and student counselors led the prospective pharmacy students as they performed pharmaceutical research experiments and shadowed local health care
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Summer Stampede introduces freshmen to campus

June 10, 2016 | Summer Stampede | The University hosted 430 incoming freshmen and their families on campus June 9-10 for the first session of Summer Stampede. During Summer Stampede, students built their fall semester schedule, met new friends and professors, attended orientation sessions, and got a glimpse of what to expect as they begin their freshman year in the fall. “Meeting all the new
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Library director appointed to board for Amigos Library Services

June 7, 2016 | Library | Brackett Library Director Jean Waldrop was elected to the board of directors for Amigos Library Services. She is the only newly elected director who has not previously served on the non-profit board. Waldrop will serve a three-year term for the organization, which provides consulting services, continuing education opportunities, vendor discounts, professional advice and other services to more than 600
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