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My view: Getting back to normal

In March, many Americans started spending more time at home than anywhere else. While separated from friends, family and regular day-to-day activities, the thing at the top of everyone’s to-do list was social distancing. On April 16, the White House unrolled a three-phase strategy for opening the country. We talked with Dr. Kwame Yeboah, associate professor in the College of Pharmacy, about his view on
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By the numbers — spring stats

100 — Percent of May candidates in the speech-language pathology master’s program who passed licensure exam on first attempt 14 — Articles in first digital edition of student-run Bison newspaper, published April 2 21 — Students, faculty and staff who spent spring break helping with Middle Tennessee tornado disaster relief, some of whom joined as a result of an international mission trip cancellation 200 —
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Heard in chapel

Jan. 14, 2020  “I pray that during your time here you will come to love and respect this chapel hall. I pray that you will feel the presence and love of God here in a more personal way. I hope that you will never forget that chapel is the most important thing that happens here.” John Smith, guest speaker Feb. 17, 2020  “If you want to
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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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Newsmakers: spring 2020

Admissions Emily Conner joined the Office of Admissions in December 2019. She serves as an admissions counselor recruiting prospective undergraduate students from Northwest Arkansas and Missouri. Athletics Zach Beasley was appointed assistant baseball coach in December 2019. Before filling this role, Beasley served as assistant football coach and head baseball coach at Hazen High School.  Center for Charitable Estate Planning Ken Bissell was named director
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Coming together as one

In February, President Bruce McLarty announced the University will be returning to one chapel beginning this fall. One chapel assembly is familiar to many alumni as it was the norm from 1979 through 2005. However, in 2005 student numbers required Harding to begin offering two chapels during the fall semester, and eventually, in 2013, both fall and spring semesters. Due to the size of recent
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Chartwells chosen culinary provider

As part of ongoing efforts to increase food quality and improve student satisfaction, University leadership decided to evaluate dining services providers. In November 2019, a Request for Proposals was issued to seven vendors. Incumbent vendor Aramark and six others participated in the bidding process, a standard practice for colleges and universities. A selection committee made up of faculty, staff and student representatives evaluated each provider
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Everyday student: John Lim

Junior John Lim from Singapore, an interdisciplinary studies major studying ministry by focusing on Bible, communication and English, is well-known for his leadership in chapel and amiable personality. WHY HARDING “I was certain I wanted to do ministry, and Harding started sending summer interns to my congregation through Global Outreach. Along with stories from the alumni in my congregation, I realized that this was a
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Delta Gamma Rho social club dedicates seat, honors Uebelein

Women’s social club Delta Gamma Rho dedicated a seat in the Rhodes-Reaves Field House to former member Mary Joy Uebelein Feb. 20. Uebelein, a big fan of Harding basketball, died March 16, 2019, from injuries sustained in a car accident March 8. DGR member and fellow St. Louis resident Emma Vaughn was the driving force behind the seat dedication, wanting to find a way to
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Kendall, Cone Halls in transition

The University is implementing some housing changes on campus to provide room for growth while improving facilities, student experience and educational offerings. The first change, announced in February, is a new vision for Kendall Hall. Located just off the front lawn, Kendall has been a women’s residence hall since 1961. However, while evaluating women’s spaces in need of renovation, it was  determined there was enough
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