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Harding Network offers alumni new communication channel

University alumni can now connect with each other in a new digital space through Harding Network, built through a University partnership with the digital company Graduway. The Office of Alumni Relations launched Harding Network in May at network.harding.edu as a tool for alumni to communicate with each other and stay up to date on what’s happening at Harding. “Alumni involvement and engagement are vital components
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Small agency, big impact

Mat Faulkner (’02) is the founder and chief idea officer of Think Idea Studio, a full-service marketing agency based in Searcy. Mat met his wife, Shelley Lawson, at Harding, and they have three sons. Think Idea Studio began with Faulkner working as a freelance graphic designer during school, expanded to a home-based agency offering graphic design, web design and photography, and eventually grew into the
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Categories: Alumni CMS and Alumni Profiles.

Faith in action

Sarah Felps Schecter (’84) found that stepping out in faith and trusting in God’s plan ended up being different than anything she had ever imagined. For more than two decades, Schecter has worked in education, and for the last 10 years she has served as the principal of the lower grades at The Oakridge School, a private school in Arlington, Texas.  “I love my kids.
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Harding at a distance

By Hannah Owens | When I stepped into the office on April 16, 2020, it was like stepping back in time. Campus had been nearly empty for more than a month, but I made the trip to campus to complete this story assignment — I knew writing would be more meaningful in this place. The stack of The Bison newspapers we provide for visitors to
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Back to Pakistan

Interview by Jantzen Haley, photography by Dave Hogan If the opportunity arises to revisit the places where you spent your youth in the mission field more than 50 years later, you take it. Gordon Hogan, now 92 years old, and his three children, Beth James (’73), Dave Hogan (’78) and Julie Garner (’79), made a nine-day trip in early February 2020 to Lahore, Pakistan, visiting
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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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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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‘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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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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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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