Archives for Arts & Humanities

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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Retiring art professor presents artwork in campus show

Jan. 19, 2017 | Art | Stevens Art Gallery is hosting an exhibit by Dr. Faye Doran, professor of art, until Jan. 30. The showcase of Doran’s work is presented in honor of her retirement in May 2017. Featuring more than 50 pieces of art, Doran’s display includes realistic renderings using materials such as colored pencil and oil pastels; illustrations created with ink spots and
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Art and Design showcases works from international trip

Sept. 19, 2016 | Art & Design | The department of art and design is showcasing student photography and journals in Stevens Art Gallery from the department’s summer international trip across Europe. The reception is Wednesday Sept. 21 from 4-6 p.m. From Sept. 13-Oct. 6, Amy Cox, assistant professor of art, led 21 students through Italy, Spain, France and England. Students were required to complete
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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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“The bonds that you have with everyone on campus is more than just being friends; we’re also brothers and sisters in Christ.”

College of Arts & Humanities When social science major Noah Watson moved just five minutes down the road to start school at Harding, he didn’t expect new relationships to be so easily discovered in a place he had lived for so long — but with his senior year on the horizon, Watson named those special relationships as the highlight of his Harding experience. “The community
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Categories: Students.

Interior design program receives six-year reaccreditation

May 16, 2016 | Interior Design The art and design department’s interior design program has received a six-year reaccreditation from the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). The CIDA board made their decision following an evaluation visit to Harding’s campus Oct. 3-6, 2015. “Unlike many accreditation processes, we are primarily judged on student projects, and it requires a lot of evidence that is very organized,”
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Broadcast journalism students appear on Fox 16

March 31, 2016 | Communication | Broadcast journalism students appeared on Fox 16’s “Good Day, Arkansas” Thursday morning. Josh Robinson and Kelly Christopher prepared and presented a behind-the-scenes feature of the University’s newscast HU16 “Live at Five.” Both Robinson and Christopher are part of the University newscast team as anchors and have served in other capacities, such as reporter or producer, in past semesters. “Live
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Students rebrand local business

March 29, 2016 | Art & Design | Business | Stevens Art Gallery is featuring an exhibit this week by graphic design, interior design and marketing students highlighting projects students created to rebrand the Searcy restaurant Pasta Grill. Groups formed by students from each major worked with the restaurant on a marketing report and plans for interior and exterior of a new space. They also
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Music department to present choral concert

March 17, 2016 | Music | The music department will present a chorus concert on March 26. The Chorus, composed of 52 members, was the featured collegiate group at the Arkansas All-State Conference in Hot Springs. The group also recently performed Brahms’ “German Requiem” with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. Two songs will be conducted by members of the choral conducting class, with Hans Leo Hassler’s
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Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to continue concert series

February 12, 2016 | Music | Chamber Orchestra Kremlin will play at Harding  on Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. as a part of the University’s 2015-16 concert series. The concert will be held in the Administration Auditorium, and the cost is $3. The orchestra was established in 1991 by Misha Rachlevsky and is composed of Russian string players. The group has played approximately 2,000 concerts
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