Archives for communication

Professor earns national award

April 28, 2017| Communication | The day she graduated with her bachelor’s degree from Harding University, Dr. Ginger Blackstone pledged to never enter another classroom. Now, Blackstone, who has been teaching at the University since 2008, has won the 2017 Kenneth Harwood Outstanding Dissertation Award for her 2016 dissertation, “The Worst of Times: The Prevalence and Power of Fear in Television News,” at the Broadcast
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Petit Jean staff to host yearbook distribution event

April 25, 2017 | Communication | The Petit Jean yearbook staff distributed the 2017 yearbook on the front lawn Thursday, April 27. “My favorite thing about a yearbook is its ability to transcend time,” Petit Jean Editor-In-Chief and sophomore Kaleb Turner said. “People can look back at a yearbook 40 years later and still feel fully a part of their experiences documented in that book.
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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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Petit Jean yearbook finalist at national conference

Feb. 9, 2017 | Communication | Harding University’s 2015-16 Petit Jean yearbook “Multitudes” has been recognized as one of 11 finalists in the Associated Collegiate Press Yearbook Pacemaker awards. The Pacemaker is regarded as the most prestigious award in college publications and is presented annually in four categories — yearbook, newspaper, online and magazine. Winners will be announced in October at the ACP convention in
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Faculty take the classroom to New York and Washington, D.C.

January 18, 2017 | Communication | English | Theatre | FCS | Business | Five academic areas visited the Washington, D.C., and New York Dec. 31-Jan. 9 for a 10-day course counting for one to three credit hours. Students toured the Capitol, NBC Studios and the 9/11 Memorial and Museum and visited with alumni. This was the first year for the English department to participate,
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Restoring hope in White County

Dec. 8, 2016 | Bible & Ministry | Communication | Gov. Asa Hutchison visited campus Monday, Nov. 28, to speak in chapel about his Restore Hope initiative, which focuses on foster care and prison recidivism. The University is a strategic partner of the Restore Hope effort being launched throughout Arkansas. Wednesday, Nov. 30, Harding University hosted a special Christmas tree lighting ceremony in front of
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Communication department to host OURTalks

Dec. 7, 2016 | Communication | The Department of Communication is presenting an evening of student speeches in a series called “OURTalks” Thursday, Dec. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall. The event will include speeches from 10 students in the department’s public communications class, and the evening will be broken into two sessions with refreshments in an intermission. “The idea came from TEDTalks,”
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Petit Jean yearbook wins top award

Oct. 28, 2016| Communication | Harding University’s 2015 Petit Jean yearbook received a Pacemaker Award at the 2016 Associated Collegiate Press and College Media Association convention Oct. 20-23. The Pacemaker is regarded as the most prestigious award in college publications and is presented annually in four categories — yearbook, newspaper, online and magazine. “I was overwhelmed with a mixture of both excitement and shock when
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Students win grand prize at broadcasting convention

Oct. 28, 2016 | Communication | Three Harding University broadcast journalism and electronic media production students took grand prize honors at the South Central Broadcasting Society convention in Fort Worth, Texas, on Oct. 14. Ten other students were finalists in various categories at the event. Grand prize winners included Grace Nickols for radio DJ talent, Matthew Rice for music video, and Jacob McCall for video
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Communication professor wins broadcasting award

Sept. 16, 2016 | Communication | Professor of Communication Dutch Hoggatt received third place in the faculty news competition for the 2016 Broadcast Education Association Super-Regional Conference. The Super-Regional Conference features all Broadcast Education Association member schools in the south central and southeastern U.S. BEA consists of more than 2,000 faculty members, colleges, universities and students. Hoggatt researched, wrote, shot, edited and produced his video,
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