Monthly Archives November 2022

Inspired Purpose

Excerpts from Dr. Williams’ Inaugural Address Sept. 16, 2022 The men and women of 1924 who founded this institution were visionaries with inspired purpose. It awakened their imaginations and aspirations to envision a Christ-centered institution. It anchored their faith in God and the teachings of Jesus Christ. It propelled perseverance and tenacity as they overcame significant challenges and barriers. It fostered their courage in the
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Categories: Viewpoint.

Newsmakers

ADMISSIONS Sydney Bryant joined the team Oct. 10 as a counselor for the South Arkansas region. She previously served as Harding Fund coordinator for the Office of University Advancement. ADVANCEMENT Lance Bowman was named business and research analyst in May. He also serves in this role for IS&T. Sheryl Ragland was appointed Harding Fund director on Aug. 15. She previously served as graduate marketing manager
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Categories: Around Campus.

New graduate history program open for enrollment

The department of history and political science launched a Master of Arts in history this fall. The program can be completed both online and onground in as few as 18 months and is designed for those planning to pursue careers in education, history, archaeology, politics, public service, journalism, law and manyother fields. The Master of Arts in history emphasizes historiographical analysis and research skills, while
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Board of trustees elects Robin Maynard

The board of trustees added Minnesota attorney Robin Maynard to its ranks Aug. 15. “It is my pleasure to announce the recent election of Robin Maynard to the board of trustees,” said Robert Walker, chairman. “She and her husband, Paul, have been tremendous supporters of Harding. Robin served faithfully on the presidential search committee last year. She will bring her legal expertise and love for
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By the numbers

Lectureship  99  years of Lectureship at Harding. Join us next fall for our special 100th year!  7 singing groups performed throughout this year’s event. 92 total lectures taught this year by a variety of talented speakers 6  student lectures this year 10 years of the Kenneth V. Neller Preacher’s Workshop 102+ total attendees of the annual Women’s Ministry Workshop this year Message from keynote speaker
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Heard in Chapel

Sept. 1“When opportunity and wisdom meet, you get to experience wonder.”Dr. Andrew Baker, director, Mitchell Center for Leadership and Ministry  Sept. 7 “The biggest challenge I have for you: Don’t follow your passion. We have tried to reverse engineer the process. You try to find your passion first and then apply it to your practice. But really, your calling and your passion stem from what you
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Categories: Around Campus.

Danny DeRamus

Director of Physical Resources  By Grant Stewart Danny DeRamus is the director of physical resources for the University. DeRamus has been a part of the physical resources department since 1982, when he started working on the grounds crew for Harding’s first baseball field and did electrical work for the Benson Auditorium during its construction. DeRamus graduated from Harding in 1987, with a degree in general studies,
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Categories: Around Campus.

The Legacy Relay

Sept. 15, The Legacy Relay began in Morrilton, Arkansas, at Harding’s original campus. Nearly 40 students — led by the cross-country team — ran more than 70 miles to Searcy, just as the founders passed the torch of Christian education on to the next generation. Many students also were positioned at key points along the route to cheer on their classmates.  As the last runner,
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Categories: Features.

Inauguration Celebration

On September 16 Dr. Mike Williams was formally inaugurated as the University’s sixth president in nearly a century. By Hailey Pruitt | Photography by Jeff Montgomery, Madison Meyer, Abigail Callicoat, Ashel Parsons, Julianne Baker and Grace Hurt | Videography by Jake Ward “A Harding education conjures up deep emotions and has lofty goals. After a time of prayer and reflection, I determined that my presidential motto
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Categories: Features.

Slava Bohu!

David Kee (’85), associate professor of business, shares his Global Outreach experience in Sopot, Poland, in summer 2022. From afar, the war in Ukraine is a news blip and has little effect on our everyday lives — until you live with those affected by the war and it changes you. It changed me this summer. One of the many perks of working at Harding University
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