Monthly Archives July 2021

National Science Foundation fellowships go to three alumni

Three alumni have won the prestigious Graduate Research Fellowship from the National Science Foundation, which recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported STEM disciplines who are pursuing research-based master’s and doctoral degrees at accredited U.S. institutions. Typically considered the most prestigious award for graduate students in scientific disciplines, the five-year fellowship includes three years of financial support including an annual stipend of $34,000. The
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Moving on up

Dr. James Berry, director of assessment and testing 2004 Lubbock Christian graduate  M.M. from Texas Tech University in 2006, Ph.D. from Texas Tech in 2011 Advice for students: “Use your time at school to learn about lots of different areas. Don’t become so focused on your major that you only learn to do one thing. Become the kind of person who can adapt to many
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Categories: Around Campus.

Connecting over good food

When Loretta Taylor Dale (’68) from West Memphis, Arkansas, heard Harding magazine had recently visited Shake Shack in nearby Marion, she sent us pictures she had taken at Dr. Clifton L. Ganus’ 95th birthday celebration held at the restaurant in May 2017. The entire Tacker/Taylor family posed for the picture shown here with Dr. and Mrs. Ganus that evening. With nine out of 10 family
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Categories: Editor note.

Harding Online developments growing

Since Harding Online’s establishment in the spring, four new programs have been or are in the process of being developed and added to the list of University academic offerings. Harding Online seeks partnerships with organizations that identify with the University’s mission and can assist Harding in reaching a global audience.  The first new program is a Master of Arts in Organizational Leadership, an interdisciplinary academic
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Categories: Around Campus.

Heard in Chapel

Spring 2021 Jan. 21 “All of us at some point in this last year have been overwhelmed, but those times when I pour out things to God, and I say, ‘God, I don’t get it,’ and then I focus on what I have or what I don’t have, I found that he does give me a peace. … God has some peace for you. [I
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By the numbers

2020-21 Accolades No. 1  Best Faith-Based College or University in Arkansas by PLEXUSS  Best Value College in Arkansas by SmartAsset RN Program in Arkansas by RegisteredNursing.com No. 2  Best Colleges in Arkansas by Intelligent No. 4  Best Christian Colleges in 2020  by Best Value Schools Best Value Education School in the U.S. By College Factual No. 9 Best Degrees in International Business by Study.com (No. 1 in Arkansas)
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Categories: Around Campus.

Everyday Student

Sophomore biomedical engineering student Gabriella fields promotes autism awareness on campus WHY HARDING Gabriella Fields, a sophomore from Rogers, Arkansas, knew right away that Harding was going to be the place for her. “I came and visited for Trustee Weekend in January of 2020, and I got to see the campus, but then everything shut down because of COVID-19 so I didn’t get to make any follow-up
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Categories: Around Campus.

Newsmakers

ACUE Certificates Dr. Scott Adair, Megan Adams, Amy Baker, Dr. Nick Boone, Dr. Josh Brown, Dr. James Burk, Tessa Davidson, Dr. Laurie Diles, Jessica Gardner, Karen Garner, Dr. Russell Keck, Dr. Melanie Meeker, Dr. Jesse Robertson, Dr. Patrick Ruhl, Nekia Shelton, Dr. Susan Smith, Dr. Kevin Stewart, Kim Swenson, Dr. Jan Traughber, Jean Waldrop, April Watson, Dr. Anessa Westbrook and Dr. Jon White successfully completed
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Categories: Around Campus.

HU HEAL encourages active living

Harding University Healthy Eating Active Living was introduced to students on campus in 2019. Although activities were slowed due to COVID-19, HU HEAL is now offering more opportunities for students to focus on their nutrition and exercise.  Christy Swaid, founder and CEO of HEAL Inc., founded the HEAL program in 2002 after retiring from a career of extreme sports. “I began noticing how many children
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Fund teaches students stewardship

The College of Business Administration announced in May the establishment of a Student Managed Investment Fund created to offer business students valuable experience in investment analysis and portfolio management.  “The Student Managed Investment Fund is a significant opportunity for our student members to gain valuable experience in investment analysis and portfolio management,” said Dr. Allen Frazier, dean of the college. “Students will work with a
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