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Rachel Williams’s Experience at HUF

What was it like attending HUF?  Every day at HUF felt like a dream. I would wake up each morning, look out the window at the Tuscan hills, and ask myself, “Is this real life? Am I really living here? Is this actually my life right now?” Nothing feels real and time flies, so soak up every second! What was it like living in Italy? 
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Danielle Wooten’s Experience at HUF

What made you decide to participate in the HUF program?  Honestly, I was planning to go to HULA, but after one of my friends went to HUF the summer before me and told me about the experience that she had, I decided that I wanted to go there.   What was it like attending HUF?  It was such a fun experience! We were immersed in the
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Landon Lipp’s Experience at HUF

What was it like attending HUF?  It is surreal the entire time you are there. For example, the villa was always a 30 min trip from the Duomo… the Duomo! It is one of the greatest architectural feats ever, and we were just a tram ride away from it. What was it like living in Italy?  The Italian life is very calm and peaceful. We
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Paige Holland’s Experience at HUA

What made you decide to participate in the HUA program? When I was looking at colleges my senior year of high school, Harding University grabbed my attention because of a video posted by a previous HUA student. After watching people bungee jump from a crazy height, snorkel in the great barrier reef, tour Angkor Wat, bathe elephants, and see Mount Fuji I realized I wanted
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Ryann Heim’s Experience at HUA

What made you decide to participate in the HUA program? I decided to do the Australasia program after learning about all of the exciting activities you have the opportunity to do on the trip! I also thought “When else will I have the opportunity to travel to Australia, New Zealand, and Asia?” Joke’s on me, because I’m ready to go back right now! What was
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Elizabeth Fouts

The integrative studies program gave Elizabeth Fouts even more control over combining her interests in multiple areas of study into one degree plan.  “I have always been interested in several areas of study, especially in the humanities,” Fouts said. “I was excited to learn that I could sculpt my own major to be exactly what I wanted with classes in several colleges.” Through the diverse
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Marlee Scaife

In the midst of searching for the right academic program to maximize her time left at Harding, Marlee Scaife found the integrative studies major. Marlee began her undergraduate career as an education major, but didn’t find the right fit. After looking into law school, she declared integrative studies as her major. “I was wanting to find a major that would allow me to maximize the
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Easton Davis

Before becoming an integrative studies major, Easton Davis was a molecular and cellular biology major, but he wanted to study how these scientific studies relate to people and society. “I have always loved learning about biology and living things, especially how they pertain to human health,” Easton said. “Harding offers amazing science courses that dive deep into the biological sciences and their effect on our
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Stephen M.R. Covey

Feb. 20, 2020 The American Studies Institute hosted bestselling author Stephen M.R. Covey for the spring presentations of its Distinguished Lecture Series. Covey presented his lecture “The Speed of Trust” Thursday, Feb. 20, focusing on three main points — trust is an economic driver, not merely a social virtue; trust is the number one competency of leadership needed today; and trust is a learnable skill.
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Elijha Spears’s Experience at HIZ

What made you decide to participate in the Zambia program? I found out about the HIZ program from one of my friends. She talked with such passion about the Zambia study abroad opportunity, so I continued to look into the program. I really loved the fact that you could minor in medical missions, and the semester would pretty much fulfill the requirements for that minor.
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