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Musical evening with David Walton

September 11, 2019 | Arts & Life | Harding University welcomes David Walton, tenor, and collaborative pianist, Mark Bilyeu, at 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 12, in the Administration Auditorium. Walton a ...

Growth in new graduate student enrollment

September 5, 2019 | Fall 2019 enrollment figures include a 14% increase in new graduate student enrollment over fall 2018. New undergraduate student headcount is 927, and total enrollment is 4,879. Al ...

Harding University welcomes new faculty

August 26, 2019 | Harding University welcomed 25 new faculty members to campus for the 2019-20 school year at the annual presession faculty and staff dinner Aug. 13. Brackett Library College of Allied ...

July University leadership update

July 31, 2019 | Harding University has recently made several leadership changes across multiple colleges and departments. Brittany Blake was named chair of the department of family and consumer scienc ...

Meet Bridget Smith & Briana Byers

July 18, 2019 | Disability Services and Educational Access | Bridget Smith’s greatest passion and career objective is “seeing individuals with disabilities succeed to their full potential,” and, as of ...

Written on stone

July 3, 2019 | HUG | A fountain sits in the backyard of Mike James — pieces of it a long way from their origins in Greece but with the most special significance. For almost five years, Mike and Beth J ...

June University leadership update

June 28, 2019 | Harding University announced several leadership changes across multiple colleges and departments. The faculty leadership changes are a result of the University’s commitment to developi ...

2019 Harding Read focuses on leadership

June 28, 2019 | Harding Read | President Bruce McLarty selected ‘The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People” by Stephen R. Covey as the 2019-20 Harding Read. With the fourth campus-wide read, McLarty ...

ASI hosts 63rd National Leadership Forum

June 5, 2019 | NLF | Nearly 150 students from five states are on campus this week as part of the National Leadership Forum (NLF), a program that began 63 years ago under the direction of former Hardin ...

Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre begins 37th year

June 3, 2019 | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre | The Harding University Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre will begin its 37th season June 6, and the three featured shows follow the theme “What LIES in Store.” ...

May University Leadership Update

May 30, 2019 | Harding University announced several leadership changes this spring across multiple colleges and departments. The faculty leadership changes are a result of the University’s commitment ...

HU to host Special Olympics Arkansas summer games

May 17, 2019 | Harding University will host the Special Olympics Arkansas summer games May 23-25, marking the 26th consecutive year the University has hosted the event. “Each year, we look forward to ...

HU honors outstanding faculty & staff

May 7, 2019 | Nine Harding University faculty members received Teacher Achievement Awards and eight staff members received Distinguished Service Awards at the annual faculty and staff dinner on campus ...

Spring commencement to be held May 11

May 6, 2019 | Approximately 850 candidates for graduation will participate in Harding University spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 11. Three ceremonies will be held at 9 a.m., 12 p.m. and 3 ...

Tammy Hall named Harding CFO

April 30, 2019 | Harding University has appointed Tammy Hall to serve as vice president and chief financial officer for the school. Hall has served as assistant vice president for finance since 2004 a ...

Lighting Spring Sing

In the midst of Spring Sing’s hosts and ensemble productions, Levi Mason, senior mathematics and computer science major, serves as the light designer for Spring Sing’s club shows.   About two months b ...

Dressing Spring Sing

In the fall semester, the initial designs and ideas for the spring sing costumes are stitched together. After a trip to New York City where they bought fabric and got inspired by a couple of Broadway ...

Building Spring Sing

Sitting in the Benson, looking down at the stage in the midst of Spring Sing, the infrastructure on stage is the subtle backdrop that characterizes the personality of this year’s show. With the help o ...

College of Sciences appoints new dean

March 22, 2019 | Sciences | Harding University has appointed Dr. Zane Gastineau dean of the College of Sciences effective May 13, 2019. Gastineau, professor and chair of the engineering and physics de ...

University student dies following car crash

March 16, 2019 | Mary Joy Uebelein (20), a student at Harding University, died Saturday morning, March 16, 2019, from injuries sustained in an automobile crash. The accident occurred on March 8 about ...

HU announces scholarship in memory of Botham Jean

March 5, 2019 | Harding University, in cooperation with PwC, formerly known as PricewaterhouseCoopers, and the family of Botham Jean, has established the Botham Jean Memorial Scholarship Fund. Jean, a ...

Creating connections and conversations

Communication | When Makayla Twigg, a senior broadcast journalism major from Buffalo, New York, transferred to Harding as a sophomore because of her family ties to the university, she found her family ...

President plunges for Special Olympics Arkansas

Feb. 20, 2019 | University President Bruce McLarty plunged into the fountain in front of the McInteer Bible and World Missions Center on campus on Feb. 20 following chapel at 10 a.m. in front of stude ...

Harding presents concert of Chinese folk music

Feb. 14, 2019 | The Harding University Department of Music is hosting three internationally renowned Chinese musical performers: Xiang Liu, Yang Liu and Xie Jun. They will be accompanied by Harding st ...

An artist’s dreams

  Art & Design | Raeanne Kiihnl, a fine art major from Searcy, found artistic inspiration in studying abroad and self-reflection. After spending a semester in Italy on the Harding University ...

Solo collaboration

Student spotlight | Art & Design | At the end of each semester, you can walk in to the Stevens Art & Design Center’s gallery and find a collaboration of work from the senior class. Instead of ...

HU celebrates fall commencement

Dec. 15, 2018 | Harding University’s fall commencement was held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 15 in Benson Auditorium celebrating the accomplishments of nearly 400 students. Members of this semester’s gra ...

ASI honors local veterans at annual breakfast

Nov. 12, 2018 | ASI | The Harding University American Studies Institute (ASI) hosted Breakfast with a Veteran Monday, Nov. 12 in the Founders Room of David B. Burks American Heritage Building on Hardi ...

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Jana Rucker
Vice President for University Communications and Enrollment
501-279-4316
jlrucker@harding.edu


Jonathan Murphy
Director of News Services
501-279-4108
murphy@harding.edu


Hannah Owens
Director of Digital Media
501-279-4398
hbowens@harding.edu