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Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre begins 36th year

May 14, 2018 | Theatre | The Harding University Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre will begin its 36th season June 7, and the three featured shows follow the theme “Break a Leg!” The season will open with “ ...

HU announces new executive chef

May 8, 2018 Harding University announces the appointment of Anthony J. Tally as its new executive chef. Tally is responsible for directing the University’s dining program and for creating and executin ...

HU honors outstanding faculty and staff

April 27, 2018 | Nine Harding University faculty members received Teacher Achievement Awards and six staff members received Distinguished Services Awards at the annual faculty and staff dinner on camp ...

Spring commencement to be held May 5

May 7, 2018 | Commencement | Approximately 850 candidates for graduation participated in Harding University spring commencement exercises Saturday, May 5. Three ceremonies were held at 9 a.m., 12 p.m. ...

Symphony Orchestra to present ‘At the Movies’

April 19, 2018 | Music | The Harding University Symphony Orchestra will present “At the Movies,” its final concert of the 2017-18 season, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 in the Administration Auditorium. ...

Students award $6K to local charities

March 31, 2018 | Spring Sing | Thousands of students and hundreds of faculty and production crew members came together to perform Spring Sing 2018, “Heroes and Villains.” The show comprised eight diff ...

Harding appoints new board member

March 30, 2018 | Harding University added Arkansas businesswoman Stephanie Howell to its board of trustees March 18, 2018. Howell is the manager of Carter Family and Associates in Bentonville, Arkansa ...

HU to host multiple events over Spring Sing weekend

March 26, 2018 | Spring Sing | Harding University will welcome prospective students, alumni and friends for the 45th annual Spring Sing musical variety show this weekend March 29-31. This year’s show, ...

College of Allied Health appoints new chair

March 23, 2018 | The Harding University College of Allied Health has appointed Dr. Melanie Meeker chair of the department of communication sciences and disorders effective July 1, 2018. Meeker, assist ...

New director appointed for Upward Bound

March 21, 2018 Harding University Center for Student Success appointed Stephanie O’Brian as director of Upward Bound, effective immediately, following the retirement of Katrina Smeltzer. O’Brian previ ...

Starting conversations

As head copy editor for The Bison newspaper and president of the Black Student Association, senior Delilah Pope, an English major from Gallatin, Tennessee, finds reward in her busy class schedule and ...

Symphony Orchestra presents free concert

Feb. 23, 2018 | Music | The Harding University Symphony Orchestra will present its first concert of 2018 at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27 in the Administration Auditorium. Admission is free. The orchestra, ...

Teaching from the heart

Feb. 20, 2018 | Harding University Northwest Arkansas | James Rogers, a paraprofessional at Asbell Elementary School in Fayetteville, Arkansas, spends his days working with students ranging from kinde ...

Focusing on a bigger picture

Feb. 16, 2018 | Communication | Advertising major Elijah Sheffield found out in middle school that he was slowly losing his eyesight. “To anyone who might be going through something & thinki ...

Performing outside the box

Feb. 9, 2018 | Theatre | For a senior biology major and lead in the department of theatre’s upcoming production of “James and the Giant Peach,” pursuing the arts and sciences simultaneously has been a ...

Balancing act in the sky

Feb. 2, 2018 | Business Administration | Along with his love for hiking, camping and all-things outdoors, a junior accounting major is finding interest in seeing the outdoors through a view from above ...

Ron Clark continues ASI lecture series

Jan. 31, 2018 | ASI | “It’s not about you — it’s about what you can do to make other people feel special.” Those and other challenging words encouraged and inspired students, educators and guests Tues ...

Engineering an opportunity

Jan. 26, 2018 | Engineering & Physics | For a freshman Walton Scholar from Costa Rica, a lifelong challenge has taken new form in an opportunity to serve others and improve the lives of people lik ...

Illustrating ‘The Worst First Day’

Jan. 15, 2018 | Art & Design | When graphic design major Rachel Gibson of Longview, Texas, came across a photo of Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine, she was moved. “A lot of people se ...

MBA Today: Special Agent Kyle Brice

Kyle Brice serves as a supervisory special agent for the U.S. Department of Treasury based in Louisville, Kentucky, and was part of Harding’s first MBA cohort during the fall 1998. He leads a team of ...

Fall commencement to be held Dec. 16

Dec. 13, 2017 Harding University’s fall commencement will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 16 in Benson Auditorium celebrating the accomplishments of nearly 400 students. Members of this semester’s g ...

MBA Today: Service to the Nation, service to God

Capt. Ryan Scott, an active duty Army officer serving in the field artillery branch, graduated from Harding’s MBA program in 2015 and is an instructor with the Department of Military Instruction at th ...

The Pied Pipers present free annual Christmas show

 Dec. 5, 2017 | Harding University’s improvisational children’s theatre troupe, The Pied Pipers, performed its annual Christmas show at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center. Di ...

CAB to host Judah & the Lion on Dec. 2

Nov. 29, 2017 | CAB | The University’s Campus Activities Board will host Judah & the Lion at 8 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 in the Administration Auditorium. The members of the band, Judah Akers, Brian M ...

Theatre presents ‘The Boys Next Door’

Nov. 30, 2017 The theatre department presented Tom Griffin’s “The Boys Next Door” at 7 p.m. Dec. 7-9 in the Ulrey Performing Arts Center. The show was directed by Assistant Professor Dottie Frye. “The ...

University launches HardingU mobile app

Nov. 29, 2017 | App | On Nov. 29, Harding launched a mobile app for students, faculty and staff. The University  first began working toward creating a mobile app in summer 2016. Assistant Vice Preside ...

Campus lighting ceremony set for Nov. 27

Nov. 21, 2017 | Lights at Harding | Harding University invites the local community to join in for the beginning of its holiday season activities with the annual campus lighting ceremony. The ceremony ...

Harding University hosts TEDxHardingU

Nov. 14, 2017 | Harding University hosted its first ever TEDxHardingU event on Tuesday, Nov. 14 in the Reynolds Recital Hall on Harding campus. The theme for the event was “Vision for the Vulnerable,” ...

Wind Ensemble to perform benefit concert

Nov. 13, 2017 | Music | TheWind Ensemble will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 16 in the Administration Auditorium. The wind instrument ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Mike Chance, is made up of ...