Archives for Foreign Languages & International Studies

Foreign languages department to host statewide language competition

March 27, 2017 | Foreign Languages | The department of foreign languages and international studies will host the state Foreign Languages Competition in conjunction with the Arkansas Foreign Language Teachers Association on campus Saturday, April 1. This will be the University’s third consecutive year to host the competition. Dr. Kristi Bond, chair of the department, serves on the association’s board of directors as the coordinator
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Department of music hosts “A Midwinter Night’s Melody: Piano music inspired by literature”

Jan. 25, 2017 | Music | The University’s department of music presented a special program Tuesday, Jan. 31, at 7 p.m. in Reynolds Recital Hall on campus. The program, “A Midwinter Night’s Melody,” was composed of piano music inspired by literature and lectures given by four University professors from various departments of the College of Arts and Humanities. Dr. Scott Carrell, associate music professor, collaborated
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“I’m so glad I took the classes I did. I met some amazing people.”

College of Arts and Humanities | Foreign Language Eric Bontempo first began taking French at Harding as an English major requirement but enjoyed the classes and subject so much he decided to pursue a French major as well. According to Bontempo, his decision was strongly influenced by everything he was learning from classmates and Professor of French, Robert McCready. “Dr. McCready was my very first
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Categories: Students.

“I really learn from being in my professors’ classes and hearing their personal stories of their travels and experiences.”

College of Arts & Humanities | Foreign Languages & International Studies After feeling a lot of pressure her senior year of high school to choose a college and major, Jill Jennings chose to major in Spanish at Harding. She had always enjoyed Spanish and heard that Harding was nationally ranked. Within the Spanish program, Jennings was able to form relationships with her peers and professors
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Categories: Students.

Kristi Bond named new foreign language department chair

July 15, 2015 | Provost Larry Long announced Tuesday that Dr. Kristi Bond, assistant professor of foreign language, would become chair of the foreign language department effective Aug. 1. Bond replaces Ava Conley, who will return to full-time teaching. Conley has served as department chair since 2003 and has been on the faculty since 1973. Bond, who has been at Harding since 2011, earned a
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Categories: Faculty & Staff and University.