A century of memories

Compiled by Hannah Owens | Illustration by Jennifer Allen In 1919, Pattie Cobb Hall was built on the campus of what was Galloway Women’s College. Though the school closed in 1933, the building remained and became the home and dining location of students for many years at Harding. Today, it continues to be a home for female University students. Alumni shared their favorite memories of Pattie Cobb on Facebook in October to celebrate the building’s 100th year. Jenny Davis-Fall (’72) | I lived in Pa ...

Field house of dreams

By Tom Buterbaugh | Photography by Jeff Montgomery To say that the new Huckeba Field House is large is an understatement. As the largest indoor football facility in Division II and one of the biggest in the country, it spans 133 yards with 77,146 square feet and an apex of 60 feet. Dedicated at Homecoming Oct. 19, one of the most special features of the project is how it came to be a reality. Sparked by a significant anonymous donation, the $5.5 million facility was funded entirely by private do ...

‘Their deeds will follow them’

By Jantzen Haley | Photography by Jeff Montgomery It was clear to all who knew him that Dr. Clifton L. Ganus Jr. completed a great many deeds for the Lord, for Harding University, and for any and all with whom he interacted. He now rests from his labor, but his deeds truly live on, in part through the Endowed Chair of History and Political Science established in his name in March 2017. Dr. Kevin Klein, professor of history and political science, was named the first recipient of the endowed chair ...

A new promise

By Megan Stroud | Photography by Jeff Montgomery The red door on the house on Moore Avenue in Searcy opens to a spacious, naturally-lit room with tall ceilings. Looking past the desks at the front, a large dining table and living room welcomes parents and children, no matter what their backgrounds may be. The house was previously Searcy Children’s Home, but, with the help of interior architecture and design students from the University, it is now a renovated space with a new purpose.  The t ...


Putting it into OverDrive

Harding School of Theology recently initiated an electronic book collection through the digital reading platform OverDrive, accessible to all current HST students and alumni a ...

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Newsmakers: Winter 2020

BRACKETT LIBRARY Jean Waldrop, Brackett Library director, received the Suzanne Spurrier Academic Librarian Award from the Arkansas Library Association during the Arkansas Loui ...

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Making an impact

Carly Taylor Addison knew from a young age that she wanted to teach music.  “There was never really a question of what I wanted to do,” said Addison. “I had really excellent music teachers from kindergarten all the way through college. I saw fir ...

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Lifelong learner, teacher and artist

In October, a little more than 50 years after he graduated, Daniel Coston’s (’68) paintings were displayed in the Stevens Art Gallery on campus. The collection consisted mostly of Arkansas scenes with the addition of a few southern Delaware landscape ...

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From the editor

Editorial Staff

Editor/Designer Tom Buterbaugh, ’78

Copy Editor/Writer Jantzen Haley, ’17

Writers Katie Clement, ’16; Hannah Owens, ’11; Megan Stroud, ’19

Sports Writer Scott Goode, ’97

Photographer Jeff Montgomery, ’91

President Bruce D. McLarty, ’78

Vice President for University Communications and Enrollment Jana Rucker

Contributors Joanna Crisco, ’97; David Crouch, ’70; Britney Finley, ’02

Final Frame



First-year graduate student Felicia Van Winkle enjoys working with Lynlee Day in the Speech Clinic located at the Swaid Center. The clinic offers free evaluation and therapy services for individuals of all ages with communication disorders.

Vintage Harding



Degrees in both secretarial science and office administration were available from the then department of business and economics in the 1969-70 catalog. The degrees later changed to office systems and were last offered in spring 1995.