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Student illustrates ‘The Worst First Day’

When graphic design major Rachel Gibson of Longview, Texas, came across a photo of Elizabeth Eckford, one of the Little Rock Nine, she was moved. “A lot of people see these moments and these still photos and don’t realize that was an everyday thing,” Gibson said. “Elizabeth went to school for an entire year in an environment where no one cared how she was doing
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Meeker named chair of communication sciences and disorders

The College of Allied Health has appointed Dr. Melanie Meeker chair of the department of communication sciences and disorders effective July 1, 2018. Meeker, assistant professor of communication sciences and disorders, has been with the University since 2008. She has been a part of both the graduate program in speech-language pathology and undergraduate majors in CSD. Meeker has served as a member of the Interprofessional
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Howell new board member

Arkansas businesswoman Stephanie Howell was added to the board of trustees March 18, 2018. Howell is the manager of Carter Family and Associates in Bentonville, Arkansas, where she oversees daily operations as well as provides financial services support. She also serves as president of the Tri S Foundation, whose mission is to provide funding to Christian-based organizations. Howell is an owner of Environmental Testing Group
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Weaver chosen first international programs distinguished fellow

The office of international programs programs announced its first distinguished faculty fellow this spring: Dr. Beckie Weaver, dean of the College of Allied Health. The designation allows Weaver to guest lecture at the international location of her choice and provides a $5,000 contribution for her college. Weaver was selected by staff members within the international programs office based on her international experience, support of international
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Pharmacy receives continued accreditation

The College of Pharmacy has been awarded continued accreditation by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as the national agency for the accreditation of professional degree programs in pharmacy. The continued accreditation is extended through June 2020. The ACPE Board of Directors made its decision to continue accreditation status following a meeting Jan. 17-20, 2018. The conclusion was
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Nursing launches accelerated B.S.N.

Carr College of Nursing will offer an accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing beginning in fall 2018. The program was developed to help meet the high demand for registered nurses across the U.S. and is designed for individuals seeking a B.S.N. who have already earned a bachelor’s degree in a non-nursing major. The Carr College of Nursing was recently named the top RN program in
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HU View — Winter 2018

#fallatharding | Top images from our fall photo contest Top row: First Place: Alexandra Regida, Second Place: Claire Fergeson, Third Place: Ka’Neal Brown. Middle row: Ka’Neal Brown, Abigail Cooper, Sterling McMichael. Bottom Row: Macy Pate, Roosevelt Presley, Mike Wood.
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By the numbers — Brackett library

375,136 | Number of print books and microform titles 3,823 | Number of pages in the library’s longest book, AHDS Drug Information 2017 4 | Ranking of the Harding Read selection, The Hiding Place, in the fall semester’s top books checked out 1664 | Year of publication for the library’s oldest book, Compendium locorum theologicorum ex Scripturis Sacris, Et Libro Concordiae … collectum / opera
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NSF grant awarded

Dr. James Huff, assistant professor of engineering and director of engineering assessment, and Dr. Jeremiah Sullins, associate professor of behavioral sciences, collaborated on a project titled “Inclusion, Exclusion and Socialization in Engineering Programs — Investigating Key Affective Socio-psychological Mechanisms in Professional Formation,” that has been awarded nearly $500,000 by the National Science Foundation. This is a three-year collaborative project between the University of Georgia and
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Newsmakers: Winter 2018

Athletics Men’s head basketball coach Jeff Morgan will be Harding’s new athletic director. He is taking on the role held by Greg Harnden, who is retiring after 21 years as athletic director and 31 years at the University. Morgan will continue coaching basketball and add the athletic director duties starting in August. Center for Student Success Dr. Ann Brown was named director of the McNair
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