Archives for Around Campus

Holiday housing

As the on-campus portion of the semester ended Nov. 20, a number of students remained on campus through the week of Thanksgiving, and some through Christmas as well. Ten students stayed the entire break, while around 80 were on campus for different time frames. Additionally, more than 125 student-athletes remained for different time periods related to practice schedules and games for their sports. Aside from
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Nursing master’s first of its kind in Arkansas

Carr College of Nursing launched a Master’s Entry into Professional Nursing program in fall 2020. This is the first prelicensure Master of Science in Nursing program in Arkansas and permits graduates to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensing exam as well as achieve higher levels of nursing.  The MEPN program equips registered nurses to provide excellent patient care while understanding the complexities of the healthcare system.
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New system improves library efficiency

In December Brackett Library officially made the transition to a new system, a process that had been in the works since July 2020. As part of the upgrade, the system has a new searching interface that allows users to search across all library resources at one time providing users the ability to renew books and place holds, all within one area. The library had been
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Be The Match program on campus results in donation

Alumnus Julian Trujillo (’19) from Coppell, Texas, recently made a trip to Washington, D.C., to donate bone marrow after discovering he was a match to a 16-year-old girl with acute lymphoblastic leukemia. Trujillo said he became involved with Be The Match, an organization that connects donors with those in need of a transplant, after they came to the University his sophomore year. Since then, he
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Newsmakers

ADMISSIONS David Hall, manager of the Bookstore, also was named executive director of enrollment services Dec. 2, 2020.  ADVANCEMENT Ronnie Huckeba was appointed director of senior advancement officers in January. ATHLETICS Michael Gragg was named head strength and conditioning coach in December 2020. He previously served as the assistant strength and conditioning coach at Northern Arizona University. College of education Lisa Bryant, assistant professor of
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My View: Vaccinating for COVID-19

Because of her extensive background in pharmacy, Harding magazine asked Dr. Julie Hixson-Wallace, the founding dean of the College of Pharmacy who now serves as vice president for accreditation and institutional effectiveness and associate provost,to provide her perspective on COVID-19 vaccines. As Solomon tells us through inspiration in Ecclesiastes 1:9, “That which has been is that which will be, and that which has been done
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Spotlight: Tim Hamilton

Tim Hamilton is an assistant professor of communication and multimedia producer for the University. After graduating with a B.A. in mass communication in 1980, Hamilton began working with KATV in Little Rock, Arkansas, where he spent 32 years as a videographer for news and sports, before returning to the University.  Why did you return to Harding? What I realized was that as much as I
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Have you heard?

HU16 is now available as an app on Roku devices. The app allows users on any Roku system to watch live programming or a wide variety of past productions available through HU16’s Video on Demand service, including chapel presentations, Spring Sing performances, commencement ceremonies, campus speakers and more. To add the app to your list of Roku channels, search ‘Harding’ or ‘HU16’ and look for
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By the numbers: Sizing up Chartwells for the fall

715 Transactions on the Boost mobile ordering app 6,000+  Meals delivered to students in quarantine and isolation 10,000+ Meal swipes used per week in the dining hall  400 Number of students allowed in the dining hall at a time to maintain social distancing 600+  Meal exchanges used per day in the student center food court options  130  Students served in the dining hall after on-campus classes
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HU Online established

President David Burks announced the expansion of the University’s educational offerings with the creation of Harding University Online, led by Senior Vice President of IS&T and CIO Keith Cronk. Dr. Susan Kehl, dean and associate professor of nursing, was appointed to serve as dean. “The mission of online education will be to provide a Christ-centered, transformative Harding education through a framework encapsulating online and a
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