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Harding honors outstanding faculty and staff

April 24, 2017 |Faculty & Staff | Eight Harding University faculty members received Teacher Achievement Awards and six staff members received Distinguished Services Awards at the annual faculty and staff dinner on campus Friday, April 21. These annual awards are presented to faculty members demonstrating excellence in teaching and staff members showcasing great ability, dedicated service and tremendous contribution to the work and purpose of
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Students host event to ‘speak life’

April 19, 2017 | Organizations | The Harding public speaking club, HU Speaks, hosted Speak Life Day, an encouragement event, on the front lawn Thursday, April 20 from 3-6 p.m. The event included poetry readings, music performances, and an opportunity for students to acknowledge people who have positively influenced or inspired them. “I hope that this kind of lifted their spirits,” said junior Hannah Hitchcox,
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University partners with first responders for emergency drill

April 18, 2017 | Harding University  conducted its annual disaster drill April 19 from 3-5 p.m. at the campus intramural fields. This year’s exercise simulated a multi-vehicle accident. “We always try to bring something new or test a specific capability in a new way with our annual drill,” Director of Public Safety Craig Russell said. “One goal this year includes getting campus groups that frequently travel
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Harding receives Best Value School Award

April 18, 2017 | Harding University was selected from nearly 8,000 schools as the recipient of a Best Value School award by University Research and Review, a company dedicated to improving the process of how a student selects a postsecondary school. The review committee for the award was made up of former university presidents, CEOs, provosts and professors. Schools earn the award through nomination and
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Spring Sing participants award $7K to local charities

April 15, 2017 | Spring Sing | Theatre | Thousands of students and hundreds of faculty and production crew members came together to perform Spring Sing 2017, “Curtain Up!” The show comprised eight different shows that featured a number of themes. After performances April 13-15, judges collaborated to announce the winners in individual categories and overall. Total, clubs awarded $7,000 to chosen charities. The results
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Student newspaper earns first place

April 12, 2017 | Communication | The University’s student newspaper, The Bison, earned first place newspaper of the year and five other awards from the Arkansas College Media Association on April 7. These awards are added to 15 Society of Professional Journalists Mark of Excellence awards the newspaper received March 31-April 2. The University’s student news website, The Link, was named first place website of
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Archaeology museum to open on campus

April 11, 2017 | College of Bible and Ministry | A grand opening for the Linda Byrd Smith Museum of Biblical Archaeology will take place during Spring Sing weekend, April 13-16. The museum is located on the first floor of the McInteer Center for Bible and World Missions. “We live in a time when people assume the Bible is fairytales, but the truth is, the
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Students participate in 11th annual Bisons for Christ

April 6, 2017 | More than 1,500 students participated in the 11th annual Bisons for Christ service day Wednesday, April 5, volunteering in 150 service projects in the Searcy area. Bisons for Christ is hosted by The Original Rock House, a campus ministry of College Church of Christ, each year to promote service to others. The 2017 Bisons for Christ theme was “Continue 364,” emphasizing
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The Ganuses turn 95

April 7, 2017 | Dr. Cliff L. Ganus, chancellor emeritus, enrolled in Harding as a business major in 1939. He was 17 years old and intended to move back to his hometown of New Orleans after completing his studies to assist his father who owned a restaurant business in the city. His plans changed during his first year at the University, beginning with his first
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College of Pharmacy hosts bone marrow drive

April 5, 2017 | Pharmacy | Students in the College of Pharmacy hosted a bone marrow drive April 5-8 in the Liberty Room of the David B. Burks American Heritage Building. The drive was designed to add new participants to the national registry that matches potential donors to recipients in need. Through the organization Delete Blood Cancer, students, faculty and staff gave information and DNA
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