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Students become alumni

May 15, 2015 | Approximately 850 graduates received diplomas at Harding University commencement exercises Saturday, May 9. Ceremonies were held at 9 a.m., 12 p.m. and 3 p.m. in the University’s George S. Benson Auditorium, which seats approximately 3,600. The morning ceremony was for students in the Carr College of Nursing and the College of Sciences. In the noon ceremony, students graduated with degrees from
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ASI associate executive director named

April 7, 2015 | Senior Vice President Jim Carr announced Kim Kirkman as the new associate executive director of the University’s American Studies Institute effective July 1. Kirkman replaces Dr. Bob Reely, who has held the position for 26 years. Reely will be returning to the classroom full time in the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration after spending the fall 2015 semester as
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Ebola survivor to continue ASI distinguished lecture series

March 10, 2015 | The American Studies Institute will host Dr. Kent Brantly March 17 as a part of the 2014-15 Distinguished Lecture Series. Brantly will present in Benson Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. A family medicine physician, Brantly has served as a medical missionary at ELWA Hospital in Monrovia, Liberia, since October 2013. He received his Medical Degree from Indiana University School of Medicine and
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Archie Manning continues ASI Distinguished Lecture Series

February 19, 2015 | The third presentation of the 2014-15 American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series was held Thursday, Feb. 19 featuring Archie Manning.   Manning’s presentation was titled “Leadership Lessons I’ve Learned as a Player, a Businessman, and a Father.” He shared stories from his past about his family and career and experiences in professional football that taught him more about what it means to
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Stevens Art Center presents joint exhibit of artwork

February 3, 2015 | The Stevens Art Center is hosting a joint exhibit of artwork by professors Ron and Faye Doran. The exhibit includes drawings, weavings, ceramics and fiber art by Faye and photographs and ceramics by Ron. The couple’s exhibit will be on display in the Stevens Art Center gallery until Feb. 20. The exhibit features photographs from Ron, who is also a botanist,
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Richard Peck to continue Young Adult Author Series

February 2, 2015 The graduate reading program will present its second Young Adult Author Series program of the school year Feb. 6-7. This professional development workshop will feature author Richard Peck. Peck is an American novelist born in Decatur, Illinois, known for his contributions to young adult literature. He has received many awards including the Newbery Medal in 2001 and the Anne V. Zarrow Award for
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Counseling programs awarded accreditation

January 29, 2015 | Education Two counseling programs within the Cannon-Clary College of Education have been granted accreditation status by the Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs (CACREP). The clinical mental health counseling and school counseling graduate programs were awarded an eight-year term extending until March 2023. The CACREP board made their decision to award the program accreditation status following a November
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Ebola survivor added as ASI lecture series speaker

December 3, 2014 | American Studies Institute The American Studies Institute has announced Dr. Kent Brantly as its fifth speaker for its Distinguished Lecture Series. Brantly will present Tuesday, March 17, 2015. Brantly was one of two Americans transported back to the United States from West Africa in August after contracting the Ebola virus. He began a two-year term in October 2013 working as medical
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