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Honors College presents Trey Carlock Rising Scholar Award to students for academic research

May 11, 2021 | Honors College | In April, two students received the 2021 Trey Carlock Rising Scholar Award, an award given by the Honors College that recognizes students who plan to attend a research-focused graduate program. Honors College faculty selected Mary Grace Golden, public administration and communication studies double major, and Alicen Wilcox, biochemistry and molecular biology major, as this year’s recipients based on
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HU Online launches a new initiative, the Center for Organizational Leadership, which will offer three certificate programs and the Master of Arts in organizational leadership degree beginning this fall

March 18 , 2021 | HU Online | Center for Organizational Leadership | Harding University announced today the launch of the Harding University Center for Organizational Leadership, the first initiative of the newly formed HU Online. Through HUCOL, Harding will offer a Master of Arts in organizational leadership and three certificate programs in executive and workplace coaching, human resource management, and learning and development beginning
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College of Pharmacy faculty, students assist in distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

Jan. 27, 2021 | College of Pharmacy | Since December, the College of Pharmacy has partnered with several hospitals, pharmacies and other locations statewide to assist in the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. After the approval of the first COVID vaccine in December 2020, the College of Pharmacy began sending students and faculty to local hospitals across the state to help healthcare workers receive their
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College of Sciences gifts ultra-low temperature freezer to Unity Health for COVID-19 vaccine storage

Dec. 18, 2020 | College of Sciences | Harding University has gifted an ultra-low temperature freezer to Unity Health – White County Medical Center. The freezer was donated to aid in storing the COVID-19 vaccine that was shipped and delivered across the United States on Monday, Dec. 14. In April, the University formed a task force to monitor and apply the guidance coming from the
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College of Pharmacy celebrates American Pharmacists Month, announces new program format

Oct. 20, 2020 | College of Pharmacy | Harding University College of Pharmacy is celebrating American Pharmacists Month by recognizing its alumni pharmacists and the contributions of pharmacists in all aspects of health care, as well as by honoring pharmacists in the community and launching a condensed curriculum program beginning Summer 2021. The 3 1/2 year curriculum is one of the few programs of its
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New nursing program launches, first of its kind in Arkansas

Oct. 5, 2020 | Carr College of Nursing | The Harding University Carr College of Nursing has launched a Master’s Entry into Professional Nursing (MEPN) program. This program is the first prelicensure Master of Science in Nursing program in Arkansas and will permit graduates to sit for the NCLEX-RN licensing exam and to achieve higher levels of nursing. The MEPN program will equip registered nurses
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Physician assistant program serves its one millionth patient

Sep. 8, 2020 | College of Allied Health | Physician Assistant Program | The physician assistant studies program has served its one millionth patient. The PA program is a 28-month Master of Science degree program in physician assistant studies. Since its inception in 2005 the program has had more than 400 graduates. In March 2020 the PA program transitioned to online delivery of course work
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Paul R. Carter College of Business announces recipients of Botham Jean Scholarship

September 4, 2020 | Paul R. Carter College of Business | Botham Shem Jean Scholarships | The Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, in cooperation with PwC, has selected four students as recipients of the Botham Jean Business Scholarship. The scholarship, established in 2019, supports historically underrepresented populations as they pursue degrees within the Harding University College of Business. This year’s recipients have been
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Harding University appoints new leadership for its physician assistant program

May 26, 2020| College of Allied Health | The College of Allied Health has appointed Mary Madill program director and Amanda Diles academic director of its physician assistant program effective April 2020. Mary Madill, associate professor, has been with the University since 2012. Before coming to Harding Madill worked in a rural primary care clinic and hospital in Arkansas. “It was an honor to experience
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