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Spring Sing presents ‘Twice Upon a Time’ April 15-17

March 16, 2021 | Spring Sing | Students, alumni, families, friends and guests of Harding University are invited April 15-17 for the 47th annual Spring Sing. The musical variety show, in a modified format, will feature over 500 performers with the spectacle and joy that is a hallmark of the annual event. The event will be open to a limited live audience approved by the
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Memoir published by former Harding University president, chancellor Clifton L. Ganus Jr.

March 10, 2021 | The family of Clifton L. Ganus, Jr., has released I’d Do It All Again, a memoir written by the former president and chancellor of Harding University recounting adventures and experiences from his life.  Dr. Ganus was known by thousands of people as an administrator and representative of his University. That was only part of his story. His life also involved travels
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Board chairman announces search for new president

Feb. 10, 2021 | Presidential Search | Dr. Robert C. Walker, chairman of the Harding University board of trustees, has appointed a presidential search committee to identify and recommend the University’s next president. CarterBaldwin, an executive search firm, has been hired to assist the board and the committee with the search process. “We are conducting a nationwide search for a president that will lead Harding
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Remembering and honoring the life of Botham Jean

Feb. 8, 2021 | Harding University President David Burks announced that the University will remember and honor the life of Botham Jean by placing a bronze monument bearing his image in front of the American Heritage Building. Jean was a 2016 alumnus of the University from St. Lucia who was murdered Sept. 6, 2018, at his home in Dallas. Further, the Botham Jean Inspiration Award
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Harding University honors and celebrates African American alumni on campus

Feb. 1, 2021 | Harding University President David Burks has announced that the University will honor and celebrate Bro. Elijah Anthony and Dr. Howard Wright, the first African American undergraduate students to earn bachelor’s degrees from Harding, by naming the Administration building in their honor. During the years Anthony and Wright attended Harding, the Administration building was the center of campus activity, holding various school
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Artwork display portrays influential African Americans in the Churches of Christ

Nov. 5, 2020 | The Harding University Brackett Library is featuring an exhibit titled “Every Voice” through Friday, Nov. 20. The display is centered around an art piece, commissioned by Harding School of Theology in Memphis, that highlights seven influential African Americans who have made significant contributions to the Churches of Christ.  Artist Ella Kennin created the piece, titled “Every Voice: A Portrait of African
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Campus illuminated for the holiday season

Oct. 30, 2020 | Harding Lights | Harding University will kick off the holiday season with a closed lighting ceremony for students, faculty and staff Monday, Nov. 2. Guests are invited to view the beautiful display beginning Sunday, Nov. 22. President Bruce McLarty will lead the campus community in a countdown to illuminate thousands of lights that will grace the front lawn through New Year’s.
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We invite you to celebrate HOMEcoming 2020, virtually

Oct.16, 2020 | Homecoming | Harding University invites you to celebrate its 96th anniversary Oct. 29-31, online. The celebration, a virtual experience, will provide numerous opportunities for alumni to reconnect with their alma mater for a lineup of spirit and camaraderie building activities from the comfort of their homes.   “It’s hard to imagine Homecoming without the energy of our alumni back on campus, but we
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Department of Engineering and Physics uses lab to produce 3D printed masks and face shields for Unity Health

May 19, 2020 | Department of Engineering | In mid-March, the University engineering and physics department received a call from Unity Health anesthesiologist Dr. Vernon Brewer asking if they would be willing to design masks and face shields in case of a PPE (personal protective equipment) shortage in Searcy. Rich Wells, assistant professor of engineering, assembled a small team to work on designing, manufacturing and
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Carion Wind Quintet brings classical music to life in Arts and Life performance series

Feb. 25, 2020 | Arts and Life | Harding University will host the Carion Wind Quintet Thursday, Feb. 27 as part of the 2019-20 Arts and Life Performance Series. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium and is one of many performances in the Quintet’s first United States tour. Based in Denmark, Carion brings a unique and innovative chamber music experience to
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