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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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ASI hosts Breakfast with a Veteran event

November 13, 2015 | ASI The American Studies Institute invited local and campus veterans to join them for a Breakfast with a Veteran event Nov. 11. There were 24 local veterans and 26 campus veterans, faculty, students and staff in attendance. University students treated the veterans to breakfast to honor them for their service. Students donated more than 150 cafeteria meals from their University meal
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Wes Moore continues ASI distinguished lecture series

November 5, 2015 | ASI Approximately 700 people attended the second presentation of Harding University’s American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series Tuesday, Nov. 3 with author Wes Moore. The message of his presentation, titled “Potential of Education for Transformational Impact,” encouraged students to use their skills, knowledge and passions to make a difference in the world. “’What is your major?’ is not the most important
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AR governor to kick off ASI Distinguished Lecture Series

August 25, 2015 | ASI The American Studies Institute has announced Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson will speak Sept. 22 to kick off the Distinguished Lecture Series. Hutchinson was sworn in as the 46th governor of Arkansas Jan. 13, focusing on bringing more jobs and economic growth to Arkansas. He has worked to lower taxes and to create a more business-friendly climate, and he has forged
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ASI associate executive director named

April 7, 2015 | Senior Vice President Jim Carr announced Kim Kirkman as the new associate executive director of the University’s American Studies Institute effective July 1. Kirkman replaces Dr. Bob Reely, who has held the position for 26 years. Reely will be returning to the classroom full time in the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration after spending the fall 2015 semester as
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Ebola survivor to continue ASI distinguished lecture series

March 10, 2015 | The American Studies Institute will host Dr. Kent Brantly March 17 as a part of the 2014-15 Distinguished Lecture Series. Brantly will present in Benson Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. A family medicine physician, Brantly has served as a medical missionary at ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, since October 2013. He received his Medical Degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and
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Archie Manning continues ASI Distinguished Lecture Series

February 19, 2015 | The third presentation of the 2014-15 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series was held Thursday, Feb. 19 featuring Archie Manning.   Manning’s presentation was titled “Leadership Lessons I’ve Learned as a Player, a Businessman, and a Father.” He shared stories from his past about his family and career and experiences in professional football that taught him more about what it means to
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Ebola survivor added as ASI lecture series speaker

December 3, 2014 | American Studies Institute The American Studies Institute has announced Dr. Kent Brantly as its fifth speaker for its Distinguished Lecture Series. Brantly will present Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Brantly was one of two Americans transported back to the United States from West Africa in August after contracting the Ebola virus. He began a two-year term in October 2013 working as medical
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