Monthly Archives January 2020

Victories of the heart

Our team had the honor of witnessing one of our brothers Mckenzie Jackson give his life to the Lord today. We are so proud of him! #HonorGod pic.twitter.com/kNHwgDcY9d — Harding Football (@Harding_FB) January 24, 2020 Head football coach Paul Simmons’ Facebook message on Jan. 24 read, “Searcy community, if you want to start off your weekend with some sweet encouragement, please come join our football
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Categories: Editor note.

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
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Categories: Alumni CMS and Features.

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
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Categories: Alumni CMS and Features.

‘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
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Categories: Alumni CMS and Features.

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
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Categories: Alumni CMS and Features.

The distinguished teacher

By Raymond Muncy Jesus is the world’s most distinguished teacher. It was not an award that men presented to him but a recognition by millions who have sat at his feet for nearly 2,000 years.  He had no classroom, except the one the moment provided. It might be a hillside, a boat or a garden. He received no salary, and when John’s disciples asked for
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Categories: End Note.

Passages: winter 2020

Robert Louis Helsten (’46), 94, of Columbus, Ohio, died Nov. 9, 2019. He and his wife spent six years in Germany doing mission work before moving to Searcy. He taught German and Bible during his 32 years at Harding and was a favorite professor of many with his quick wit and wry sense of humor. He is survived by his wife of 72 years, Mary
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Categories: Passages.

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 firsthand what they were doing and wanted to do it when I got older.”  Addison grew up in the Irving, Texas, School
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Categories: Alumni CMS and Alumni Profiles.

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 landscapes, several portraits and a painting from his time as a student in 1967 that Dr. John Keller, chair of the art department, pulled from the
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Categories: Alumni CMS and Alumni Profiles.

Connections: winter 2020

1954 Owen Olbricht has written a book, Kingdom of the Messiah. He has authored numerous other books as well as workbooks, personal worker lessons and articles. He has spent more than 50 years leading campaigns and mission efforts in 30 states and 14 countries. He taught for 10 years at Harding. He is editor of Unique for Christ, a publication for university students.  1981 Mike
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Categories: Connections.