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Wal-Mart CFO to begin ASI distinguished lecture series

Aug. 29, 2016 | ASI | The University’s American Studies Institute will begin its distinguished lecture series with Brett Biggs Thursday, Sept. 8. His presentation on capitalism and the free market is in conjunction with the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, which will be dedicating the Waldron Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Business Friday, Sept. 9. Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial
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ASI announces 2016-17 Distinguished Lecture Series

Aug. 16, 2016 | ASI | The 2016-17 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series will kick off in September with Wal-Mart Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Brett Biggs and will conclude in February 2017 with civil rights icon Ruby Bridges. Brett Biggs Sept. 8, 2016, 7:30 p.m., Benson Auditorium Brett Biggs, executive vice president and chief financial officer for Wal-Mart, is responsible for
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Arkansas State Youth Conference holds race relations panel

July 12, 2016 | Events | Arkansas State Youth Conference presented a panel discussion titled “The Struggle Is Real — Police and the Black Community” in the Heritage Auditorium Friday, July 15 at 7:30 p.m. The panel was a part of a three-day conference for high school students sponsored by McAlmont Church of Christ in North Little Rock, Arkansas. Conference panel discussions usually center on
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ASI hosts 60th annual National Leadership Forum

June 6, 2016 | National Leadership Forum | Approximately 200 students are on campus for the 60th annual National Leadership Forum June 5-10. The program, designed for students entering grades 9-12, teaches student characteristics of leadership while also familiarizing them with American heritage and principles. Through labs, lectures, films and discussion, participating students will become better prepared, confident and equipped with the necessary tools to
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Governor addresses Arkansas Girls State

June 3, 2016 | Gov. Asa Hutchinson addressed the 74th session of Arkansas Girls State Wednesday evening. This is the 26th consecutive year the University has hosted the event, which began May 30 and will conclude June 3. Girls State is a program coordinated by the American Legion Auxiliary Department of Arkansas to provide a week’s training in government, leadership and good citizenship to outstanding
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Campus read program begins

May 20, 2016 | Harding Read President Bruce McLarty announced the start of a campus read program called Harding Read beginning fall 2016. The American Studies Institute, Brackett Library and First Year Experience contributed ideas to the creation of the program, which encourages the campus community to read a book together and engage both in and out of the classroom. McLarty has chosen Amazing Grace:
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David Barton concludes ASI distinguished lecture series

March 31, 2016 | ASI | The American Studies Institute concluded its distinguished lecture series with David Barton on April 7. Barton heads WallBuilders, an organization aimed at educating people about the moral foundations of our country, promoting legislation reflecting the nation’s constitutional heritage, and encouraging Christian involvement in the civic arena. A best-selling author and expert in historical and constitutional issues, Barton serves as
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ASI panel explores race relations

Feb. 10, 2016 | ASI | “Good evening, and welcome to our American Studies Institute conversation tonight on the always important, sometimes painful, frequently controversial and persistently delicate issue of race relations in America,” said President Bruce McLarty to begin the ASI Distinguished Lecture Series program Feb. 9. The presentation, a panel discussion, sought to break down barriers and start a conversation about race relations.
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ASI lecture series continues with panel discussion

Jan. 3, 2016 | ASI Harding University will host a panel discussion titled “Exploring Race Relations: An Honest Conversation” on Feb. 9 as a part of its 2015-16 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series. The panel will feature Fred Gray, former attorney for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and Rosa Parks; Anastasia Pittman, Oklahoma state senator; Howard Wright, 1968 alumnus and member of the Harding University board of trustees;
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ASI announces spring 2016 distinguished lecture series events

January 7, 2016 | ASI | The American Studies Institute has announced its spring 2016 events for the 2015-16 Distinguished Lecture Series. ASI will host a panel discussion titled “Exploring Race Relations: An Honest Conversation” on Feb. 9, and David Barton, founder and president of WallBuilders, will speak April 7. The panel will feature Fred Gray, former attorney for Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and
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