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Compassion Clinic offers low-cost counseling to children, veterans

Jan. 11, 2016 | Professional Counseling | The Cannon-Clary College of Education’s professional counseling program is hosting a grand opening for its Compassion Clinic on Wednesday, Jan. 18, from 10 a.m.-noon. The Compassion Clinic is an outreach program that provides low-cost individual counseling, child play therapy, group counseling and couples counseling to residents of Searcy, White County and surrounding areas. The Compassion Clinic offers services
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College of Education first in state to be CAEP Accredited

Dec. 14, 2016 | Education | Harding University Cannon-Clary College of Education is the first higher learning institution in Arkansas to receive accreditation from the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP), the single-specialized accreditor for educator preparation in the United States. “This recognition reflects a commitment from everyone in the College of Education, as well as our many professional partners in the field,
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Categories: Academics and University.

STEM Center hosts workshop for area teachers

Aug. 8, 2016 | STEM Center | This summer, the Finley STEM Center has been educating teachers in the White County area on how to implement new science standards in their classrooms with a workshop titled “New Standards Infused Hands-on Science.” With the help of a Title II, Part A: No Child Left Behind grant, teachers are being equipped with the resources to make those
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Categories: Academics, Recent Events, and University.

Associate dean a finalist in Agents for Learning challenge

June 29, 2016 | Education | An Arkansas team of educators including Dr. Clara Carroll, an associate dean in the Cannon-Clary College of Education, was named one of 12 finalist teams in the Agents for Learning challenge facilitated by Learning Forward and the National Commission on Teaching & America’s Future. Each team travels to Chicago July 21-22 to present submissions to a panel of judges.
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Categories: Faculty & Staff and University.

New STEM center director announced

April 19, 2016 | Education Cannon-Clary College of Education Dean Donny Lee has announced the appointment of Dr. Allen Henderson as the new director of the STEM Center within the college. Henderson will replace current director Tony Finley, who is retiring in May. As assistant professor of education since 2004, Henderson has taught math and science education classes and served on the University Assessment Committee.
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Categories: Academics, Faculty & Staff, and University.

President plunges for Special Olympics Arkansas

February 16, 2016 University President Bruce McLarty plunged into the fountain in front of the McInteer Bible and World Missions Center on campus Feb. 17 at 10:55 a.m. as a part of the Special Olympics Arkansas Polar Plunge. “Special Olympics is a cause that everyone can get behind,” McLarty said. “The water was shockingly cold in the fountain, but having a great crowd from both
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Categories: Recent Events and University.

“So many students don’t have a positive role model in their life, and I want to be able to help…”

Education | Ann Stewart learned about Harding through participating in Uplift and knew she wanted to be a part of the Harding community. Stewart changed her major from journalism to speech pathology but still felt it wasn’t quite the right fit and decided to visit the Career Center on campus for advice. “I took some tests and had some counseling sessions and it helped me
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Categories: Alumni.

College of Education to host Katherine Paterson

November 2, 2015 | Education The Cannon-Clary College of Education graduate reading program’s 2015-16 Young Adult Author Series will kick off Friday, Nov. 6 with Katherine Paterson. Paterson currently resides in Vermont and is the author of more than 30 books. She has twice won the Newbery Medal for “Bridge to Terabithia” and “Jacob Have I Loved.” “The Master Puppeteer” won the National Book Award,
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Categories: University.

David Bangs named chair of COE graduate programs

July 23, 2015 | Dr. David Bangs, associate professor in the Cannon-Clary College of Education, was named chair of the college’s graduate programs. Bangs joined the faculty in the College of Education in August 2007, has served as director of education leadership since May 2011, and has moved Harding’s education leadership program into the spotlight in the state. He has served as president of ARPEA
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Categories: Faculty & Staff and University.

Cannon-Clary College of Education dean named

May 14, 2015 | Education University Provost Larry Long has named Dr. Donny Lee the new dean of the University’s Cannon-Clary College of Education effective June 1. Lee, associate dean of the college, replaces Dr. Tony Finley, a professor of education who has served as dean of the college since August 1998. Finley is stepping down from the position to return to full-time faculty assignments
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Categories: Faculty & Staff and University.