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Harding appoints new board member

March 30, 2018 | Harding University added Arkansas businesswoman Stephanie Howell to its board of trustees March 18, 2018. Howell is the manager of Carter Family and Associates in Bentonville, Arkansas, where she oversees daily operations as well as provides financial services support. She also serves as president of the Tri S Foundation whose mission is to provide funding to Christian-based organizations. Howell is an
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Harding establishes Center for Teaching and Learning, appoints director

March 28, 2018 | Harding University has established a new Center for Teaching and Learning to help faculty members develop more effective teaching methods and continue the culture of education excellence at Harding. The university has taken the first steps toward creating the center which will assist faculty in adopting evidence-based, student-centered teaching strategies through professional development workshops, seminars, consultation services and support programs. The
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HU to host multiple events over Spring Sing weekend

March 26, 2018 | Spring Sing | Harding University will welcome prospective students, alumni and friends for the 45th annual Spring Sing musical variety show this weekend March 29-31. This year’s show, “Heroes and Villains,” will be performed at 7 p.m. Thursday, March 29; 7 p.m. Friday, March 30; and 2 and 7 p.m. Saturday, March 31 in the Benson Auditorium. Tickets are $15 or
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College of Allied Health appoints new chair

March 23, 2018 | The Harding University College of Allied Health has appointed Dr. Melanie Meeker chair of the department of communication sciences and disorders effective July 1, 2018. Meeker, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, has been with the University since 2008. She has been a part of both the graduate program in speech-language pathology and undergraduate majors in CSD. Meeker has served
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New director appointed for Upward Bound

March 21, 2018 Harding University Center for Student Success appointed Stephanie O’Brian as director of Upward Bound, effective immediately, following the retirement of Katrina Smeltzer. O’Brian previously served as director for academic resources. Upward Bound is a federally funded program that assists underrepresented high school students by helping to prepare them for college, specifically working with eligible students, school officials, family members in White and
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Engineering professor receives grant to investigate shame

March 20, 2018 | Engineering & Physics | The Harding University Department of Engineering and Physics has been awarded funding of more than $250,000 by the University of Georgia as part of a research grant from the National Science Foundation. The amount of the total award is approximately $500,000 and supports a three-year collaborative project between Harding University and the University of Georgia. The investigation
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HU presents annual Spring Sing performances March 29-31

March 19, 2018 | Spring Sing | Students, alumni and friends of Harding University are coming together March 29-31 for the 45th annual Spring Sing. The musical variety show will feature more than 1,000 students involved in eight performances, plus 20 ensemble cast  members and four hosts and hostesses accompanied by the Harding University Jazz Band. According to Dr. Steven Frye, Spring Sing director for
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Stevens Art Gallery to feature free photography exhibit by Ellie Hamby

March 14, 2018 | The Stevens Art Gallery at Harding University will feature Ellie Hamby’s photography show titled “Seven: Continents, Wonders, Faces and Places.” The show opens Monday, March 19 and will run through Wednesday, April 18. Gallery hours are 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Friday, and admission is free. The exhibit documents Hamby’s journey across the globe spanning 105 countries and all
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Harding School of Theology Run for the Son 5K to be held March 24

March 13, 2018 The Harding School of Theology will host its 17th Run for the Son 5K on Saturday, March 24 on its campus located at 1000 Cherry Road, Memphis, Tennessee. Registration and check-in opens at 7 a.m., and the race begins at 8 a.m. All registered race participants will receive a T-shirt, snacks, drinks and a goody bag of items courtesy of various Memphis
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Harding University receives Best Value School Award

March 14, 2018 Harding University was selected as one of the top colleges and universities in Arkansas according to Best Value Schools. The online education resource company ranked Harding sixth on its list of best universities in the state for its cost of attendance, variety of online offerings, student resources and ultimate student success in graduation and job placement. The list draws from the top
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