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Harding’s College of Pharmacy celebrates 10-year milestone

Jan 8, 2018 | Pharmacy | The Harding University College of Pharmacy hosted a celebration Jan. 8 as it reached a 10-year milestone in the program’s history. Students, faculty and alumni met at Robbins Sanford Grand Hall in Searcy to enjoy fellowship and refreshments with colleagues, family and friends. Dr. Tim Howard serves as one of the college’s experiential education directors and has been a
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Categories: Academics, Alumni, Campus & Community, Recent Events, and University.

Women for Harding presents annual party with princesses and superheroes

Jan. 11, 2018 | Women for Harding | Women for Harding will host the sixth annual Princess and Superhero Party from 9-11:30 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 20 in the Heritage Auditorium of the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. All ages are welcomed. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Snacks, crafts, activities and fun are part of the event, which also includes Harding students dressed
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Categories: University and Upcoming Events.

ASI hosts Ron Clark at free teacher appreciation event, recognizes educators

Jan. 17, 2018 | ASI | The American Studies Institute at Harding University will host nationally acclaimed author and world-renowned educator Ron Clark for the third presentation of its 2017-18 Distinguished Lecture Series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 30 in Benson Auditorium. All educators are invited to attend as honored guests and will receive priority seating for the presentation, a special identification badge and recognition
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Categories: University and Upcoming Events.

Illustrating ‘The Worst First Day’

Jan. 15, 2018 | Art & Design | When graphic design major Rachel Gibson of Longview, Texas, came across a photo of Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine, she was moved. “A lot of people see these moments and these still photos and don’t realize that was an everyday thing,” Gibson said. “Elizabeth went to school for an entire year in an environment
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Categories: Students and University.

MBA Today: Special Agent Kyle Brice

Kyle Brice serves as a supervisory special agent for the U.S. Department of Treasury based in Louisville, Kentucky, and was part of Harding’s first MBA cohort during the fall 1998. He leads a team of special agents who investigate financial crime throughout the Southeast including all forms of tax crimes and money laundering activities. Brice said his MBA focused on corporate leadership, which gave him
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Categories: Alumni and University.

Women for Harding brings The Oak Ridge Boys back to Searcy

January 12, 2018 | Women for Harding | Women for Harding presents The Oak Ridge Boys with special guest Jimmy Fortune of the Statler Brothers in concert at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Jan. 22 in Benson Auditorium. The concert is part of the group’s 2018 “Shine the Light” tour. The Oak Ridge Boys are an American country and gospel vocal quartet most well known for hits
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Categories: University and Upcoming Events.

CrossPointe elementary student wins Christmas card contest

Dec. 15, 2017 | Education | Harding University Cannon-Clary College of Education presented the first-place award for its eighth annual Christmas card illustration contest to Jackson Stewart, a sixth-grader at CrossPointe Preparatory School in Searcy. His illustration was selected from more than 30 submissions. “We began this as a community outreach to our local schools, both public and private, and we have benefitted from the
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Categories: Campus & Community and University.

Fall commencement to be held Dec. 16

Dec. 13, 2017 Harding University’s fall commencement will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 in Benson Auditorium celebrating the accomplishments of nearly 400 students. Members of this semester’s graduating class represent seven countries including China, Sudan, the United Kingdom and the Netherlands as well as 39 different states and the District of Columbia. Nineteen different degrees will be conferred from the College of Allied Health, College
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Categories: University and Upcoming Events.

Dr. Ann Brown appointed director for McNair Scholars Program

Dec. 6, 2017 Harding University has appointed Dr. Ann Brown to serve as director for the McNair Scholars Program. Brown received her M.S. in education from Harding and a Ph.D. in English literature from Howard University. Her previous teaching experience includes Harding University, the Arkansas public school system, and the Centre of Excellence of Applied Research and Training in the United Arab Emirates. “I know firsthand the challenges and
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Categories: Faculty & Staff and University.

MBA Today: Service to the Nation, service to God

Capt. Ryan Scott, an active duty Army officer serving in the field artillery branch, graduated from Harding’s MBA program in 2015 and is an instructor with the Department of Military Instruction at the United States Military Academy at West Point, New York. He serves as the deputy division chief in the military science division where he helps develop curriculum, design and execute field training for
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Categories: Alumni and University.