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Communication professor wins broadcasting award

Sept. 16, 2016 | Communication | Professor of Communication Dutch Hoggatt received third place in the faculty news competition for the 2016 Broadcast Education Association Super-Regional Conference. The Super-Regional Conference features all Broadcast Education Association member schools in the south central and southeastern U.S. BEA consists of more than 2,000 faculty members, colleges, universities and students. Hoggatt researched, wrote, shot, edited and produced his video,
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Professor awarded endowed chair for biomedical sciences

Aug. 30, 2016 | Sciences | The University’s College of Sciences selected Associate Professor Kevin Stewart as the Coons-Farrar Endowed Chair for the Biomedical Sciences — a position with five-year tenure and a $2,000 annual scholarly budget. The endowment was established in 1981 by Dr. Callie Mae Coons in memory of her mother Catherine Farrar Williams. Coons and her husband taught at Harding in the
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HU welcomes 21 new faculty members

Aug. 17, 2016 | At the University’s annual pre-session faculty and staff dinner Aug. 16, 21 new faculty members were welcomed to campus for the 2016-17 school year. Since graduating from the College of Education in 2003, Lisa Acuff has pursued graduate degrees in information sciences and public health and has now joined the Brackett Library as the health sciences librarian. Dr. Rene Crow is
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New faculty members embrace the mission

Aug. 15, 2016 | Faculty | As the beginning of the 2016-17 school year drew near, campus began preparing for the return of students and the start of classes and campus activity. The week before school began, new faculty members learned more about Harding and its mission in an orientation program created by President Bruce McLarty. A five-part curriculum, “Embracing the Mission” introduces new faculty
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Associate dean a finalist in Agents for Learning challenge

June 29, 2016 | Education | An Arkansas team of educators including Dr. Clara Carroll, an associate dean in the Cannon-Clary College of Education, was named one of 12 finalist teams in the Agents for Learning challenge facilitated by Learning Forward and the National Commission on Teaching & America’s Future. Each team travels to Chicago July 21-22 to present submissions to a panel of judges.
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Library director appointed to board for Amigos Library Services

June 7, 2016 | Library | Brackett Library Director Jean Waldrop was elected to the board of directors for Amigos Library Services. She is the only newly elected director who has not previously served on the non-profit board. Waldrop will serve a three-year term for the organization, which provides consulting services, continuing education opportunities, vendor discounts, professional advice and other services to more than 600
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President names vice president for communication

June 1, 2016 University President Bruce McLarty announced Florida marketing executive Jana Rucker will become the school’s vice president for communication, a newly created position on the president’s cabinet. Rucker will assume the post August 1. Rucker is currently the senior director of global brand and marketing for Satcom Direct, a global connectivity provider with international headquarters in Melbourne, Florida. Satcom Direct provides worldwide communications
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Faculty and staff receive awards at annual dinner

April 26, 2016 | Eight Harding University faculty members and six University staff members were presented with awards during the annual faculty and staff dinner on campus April 22. Steve Baber, Phil Brown, Ava Conley, Shawn Daggett, Jared Dockery, Melanie Lowry, Rebekah Rampey and Cheri Smith are the 2015-16 award recipients of the Teacher Achievement Award. Virginia Bradley, Tammy Brukardt, Roddy Mote, Barbara Newsom, Scott
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New STEM center director announced

April 19, 2016 | Education Cannon-Clary College of Education Dean Donny Lee has announced the appointment of Dr. Allen Henderson as the new director of the STEM Center within the college. Henderson will replace current director Tony Finley, who is retiring in May. As assistant professor of education since 2004, Henderson has taught math and science education classes and served on the University Assessment Committee.
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History professor selected for World War I commemoration committee

April 8, 2016 | History | Professor of History Shawn Fisher was named part of a nine-member World War I Centennial Commemoration Committee created by Gov. Asa Hutchinson March 31. The committee will plan state events and projects for the 2017 and 2018 calendar year to commemorate the 100th anniversary of World War I. Fisher said he was honored by the selection and looks forward
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