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Bible offers dual-degree program

The College of Bible and Ministry and Harding School of Theology have launched a dual-degree program for undergraduate students combining their B.A. in Bible and ministry with a Master of Divinity. The program will make it possible for qualified students to earn a B.A. and M.Div. in six years.  “Traditionally, both degrees would require seven years, four on the B.A. and three more for the
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Putting it into OverDrive

Harding School of Theology recently initiated an electronic book collection through the digital reading platform OverDrive, accessible to all current HST students and alumni at no cost. Known for having one of the largest, strongest theological collections in the Southeast, HST has been looking for a way to share its resources across the globe. This platform was made possible by the sizable endowment gifted to
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Student Publications podcasting

Historically comprised of The Bison newspaper and Petit Jean yearbook, student publications added a digital production team to their staff in fall 2018. This year, the team branded themselves with their own image and unique content apart from the other publications, spending most of their time on a weekly podcast. Senior public relations major Hannah Wise is the editor-in-chief of the digital production team for
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‘Once Upon a Time’ Spring Sing story

Students, alumni, families, friends and guests of the University will come together April 9-11 for the 47th annual Spring Sing. The musical variety show will feature more than 1,000 students. The theme for this year’s show is “Once Upon a Time.” Juniors Maxwell Ross, Julie Goddard, Holden Montgomery and senior Ava Galyean were selected hosts and hostesses for this year’s musical extravaganza.  “This year’s Spring
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Newsmakers: Winter 2020

BRACKETT LIBRARY Jean Waldrop, Brackett Library director, received the Suzanne Spurrier Academic Librarian Award from the Arkansas Library Association during the Arkansas Louisiana SELA Conference in September 2019.  COLLEGE OF ARTS AND HUMANITIES Kim Laing, assistant professor of history, was awarded best presentation by the Association of Arkansas College History Teachers at the AACHT Conference in October 2019. The title of her presentation was “You
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My View: Smart resolutions

The new year is a popular time for people to make personal goals working toward transformation. While New Year’s resolutions can propel someone’s life into a better place, it takes diligence and intentionality to build obedience to new habits. Assistant Professor of Kinesiology Britney Finley shares a few tips on goal setting and mindfulness in maintaining a New Year’s resolution.    Each semester I teach
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ROTC by the numbers

35  Students currently participating in Harding’s Bison Detachment  100   Percentage of tuition and fees paid through available scholarships, including an additional $420/month stipend, $350/month drill pay and $600/semester textbook stipend 20   Four-year scholarships available, a number that continues to grow 45 Service projects completed in fall 2019, including the Ranger Challenge, Field Training Experience, color guards and field labs  3, 3, 4, 5 
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Staff spotlight: Emily Myers

EMILY MYERS is residence life coordinator — aka dorm mom — for freshman men’s residence hall Armstrong. After graduating with a degree in social work in 2001, Myers got married and worked for the Department of Human Services in town before moving into the residence hall in 2008. She says, “I don’t think I would ever want to move.” Why is that? I think God
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Relationship builder extraordinaire

By David Crouch, retired director of public relations Floyd Daniel came into my life on a cold February night in 1966 about 9 p.m. just a few months after he began his career at Harding. He had come to Oxford, Alabama, soliciting donations for Harding College. He spent 90 minutes with my parents getting a pledge for the Decade of Development campaign and found out
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Ingram new board member

The University added Texas businesswoman Lindy Lunceford Ingram to its board of trustees on Oct. 17, 2019.   Ingram is the co-owner of Lone Star Behavioral Health, a psychiatric hospital and the Houston area’s largest behavioral health partial hospitalization and outpatient program. Lone Star utilizes equine-assisted psychotherapy and specializes in treating mental health issues, alcohol abuse and drug abuse. Ingram currently serves as the chief
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