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“Don’t be afraid to dive in, and don’t fall into the pressure to be anyone but yourself.”

Taylor Mayfield | English | Education Students at Harding find their own belonging in different places and in different capacities on campus. For senior Taylor Mayfield, an English major with teaching licensure, the Sigma Nu Epsilon and Delta Gamma Rho social clubs and English department provided his sense of belonging. “I gravitated to Sigma Nu Epsilon, and I liked the size and the people within
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Categories: Students and University.

Finley STEM Center hosts leadership event for young women

Feb. 17, 2017 | STEM Center | The Finley STEM Center hosted nearly 200 girls from Arkansas high schools for its STEM Leadership for Girls day Friday, Feb. 17. Attendees represented schools in Cleburne, Lonoke, Pulaski and White counties. “The purpose of this event is to bring them to a college campus in order to introduce young women to science, technology, engineering and math careers
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Categories: Recent Events and University.

Recent alumni begin new phase in life

Jan. 31, 2017 | “During my K-12 education, I had many wonderful teachers, but there was one who really made an impact in my life,” December 2016 graduate Logan Beasley said. “This was my second-grade teacher who went above and beyond to help me succeed. She was always a kind and gentle-hearted teacher, and from that point on, I wanted to be just like her.”
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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 hosted 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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Categories: Campus & Community, Recent Events, and University.

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.