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Global Missions Experience to begin Sept. 21

Sept. 20, 2017 | Center for World Missions | Harding University faculty and students will participate in the 10th Global Missions Experience at Camp Tahkodah in Floral, Arkansas, Sept. 21-24. Participants will work with missionaries from all over the globe in hands-on simulations focused on the day-to-day lives of both foreign and domestic missionaries. University senior Zach Burgan, event c0-leader, estimated there would be 50
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Harding hosts 94th annual Bible Lectureship

Sept. 20, 2017 | Lectureship | Harding University’s 94th annual Bible Lectureship will be held on campus Sept. 24-27. Attendees from across the U.S. will come together for a period of spiritual growth and fellowship around the theme “Righteousness from God: The Revolutionary Message of Romans.” Participants have the opportunity to attend more than 100 sessions throughout the four-day conference. Attendees will hear from a
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Carr College of Nursing offers free child health screening

Sept. 18, 2017 | Nursing |  Carr College of Nursing is offering free well-child health screenings in the Swaid Center for Health Sciences on Sept. 21 and 28 and Oct. 5, 12, 17 and 26. Appointments will be scheduled between 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The well-child clinic is led by Assistant Professor Nona Lacy, and experienced nursing teachers and students will complete the screenings.
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Harding University ranked among best in South for 24th year

Sept. 13, 2017 | Harding University has been ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of the best universities in the South for the 24th consecutive year. The rankings are in the magazine’s “Best Colleges 2018” guidebook, available Oct. 10. The University ranked 23rd this year, maintaining its position in the top 25 regional universities in the South for the seventh consecutive year.
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College of Pharmacy hosts honors, awards and scholarships luncheon

September 6, 2017 | Pharmacy | Students, faculty, staff and donors celebrated as the College of Pharmacy awarded scholarships totaling $154,259 to 38 students within the college during a luncheon held Sept. 6. College of Pharmacy alumna Katie Skaggs was the keynote speaker for the luncheon. Skaggs spoke to her experience at Harding and shared advice to students still in the program. “Learn to set
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Harding University continues to increase retention and graduation rates

Sept. 7, 2017 | Harding University announced a continuation of its positive trends for student retention at 83 percent and recorded its second highest ever overall graduation rate at 66 percent. The University’s total undergraduate enrollment for 2017 is 4,185. The number of first-time-in-college freshmen is 945, and graduate and professional students bring the total enrollment to 5,541. The University’s commitment to diversity is reflected
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CAB to host award-winning artist Lecrae

Sept. 6, 2017 | CAB | Harding University’s Campus Activities Board will host Lecrae, a two-time Grammy award- winning hip-hop artist, for a concert Monday, Sept. 11 at 8 p.m. in Benson Auditorium on campus. The performance will feature music from Lecrae’s upcoming album, “All Things Work Together,” which will be released later this month. His 2014 album, “Anomaly,” debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top
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Pharmacy program establishes rural loan program

August 31, 2017 | Pharmacy | Harding’s College of Pharmacy celebrated with students, faculty, legislators, members of the Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy, and the Arkansas Pharmacist Association as a check for $275,000 was presented to Dr. Jeff Mercer, dean of the College of Pharmacy on Aug 31. The funds were granted to the University as part of a new rural loan program. The loan
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College of Pharmacy inducts new class of students in white coat ceremony

August 18, 2017 | Pharmacy |   The College of Pharmacy welcomed its newest class of students into the program Friday, Aug. 18. The class of 2021 received their white coats in a ceremony marking the beginning of their journey to becoming pharmacists. The ceremony was addressed by College of Pharmacy alumna Dr. HyeJin Grant, who currently holds the position of clinical coordinator at Baptist
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ASI Distinguished Lecture Series kicks off with former attorney general

Aug. 17, 2017 | ASI | The 2017-18 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series will kick off at Harding University Sept. 7 at 7:30 p.m. in Benson Auditorium with former Attorney General Alberto Gonzales. Alberto Gonzales served as the 80th attorney general of the United States from 2005-07. Prior to his appointment, he held several notable positions such as general counsel to the governor of Texas, Texas secretary of state,
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