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Harding University College of Business announces recipients of Botham Jean Scholarship

Sep. 16, 2021 | The Harding University Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, in cooperation with PricewaterhouseCoopers, 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 College of Business. This year’s recipients have been chosen for their academic excellence and demonstrated leadership. Harding has awarded Trisha
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College of Education awarded more than 800K to help support Arkansas special education and national board certified educators

Sept. 13, 2021 | College of Education | The Cannon-Clary College of Education was awarded two grants totaling over $800,000 to support training special education teachers in Arkansas and educators working to complete their national board certification.  “It is an honor and a privilege to receive, not just these two grants, but each one we have been awarded over the years,” said Clara Carroll, associate
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Harding University reports enrollment growth, increase of 7.6%

Sept. 7, 2021 | Harding University reports enrollment growth of 7.6 % for Fall 2021 with students from 49 states and more than 50 nations and territories. Overall enrollment is 4,970 compared to 4,620 last fall. New undergraduate enrollment, including first-time-in-college and transfers, is up 3.8% at 866 compared to 834 last fall. Graduate and professional enrollment is 1,282, compared to 1,044 in 2020, for
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Harding University to host the 2021 Special Olympics Arkansas Summer Games

June 16, 2021 | Special Olympics | Harding University will host the 2021 Special Olympics Arkansas Summer Games June 24-26. This year’s theme is “Back at It,” and athletes will compete in various sports including powerlifting, swimming and tennis skills. All COVID-19 guidelines for social distancing and safety will be followed. “We are thrilled to have Special Olympics back on our campus this summer after
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Harding University hosts STEM Camp for middle school students

June 14, 2021 | Finely STEM Center | The Harding University Finley STEM Center is hosting ten middle school students from the Searcy School District for its STEM day camp June 14-18. The University is holding the first of six camps across the state. The camp, funded by the Arkansas Migrant Education Program in cooperation with the Arkansas STEM Coalition, provides students with the opportunity
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Department of Theatre announces return of Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre

May 24, 2021 | Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre | The Harding University Department of Theatre has announced the return of Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre, kicking off with “Harvey” June 10. This summer will mark the community-based theatre program’s 38th season, with the theme “Escape from Reality.” As a precaution due to COVID-19, the program will limit seating and produce two shows instead of the usual
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International Programs reopens international campuses

May 18, 2021 | International Programs | Harding University International Programs are reopening their international campuses for students seeking to study abroad and experience their education globally.  International campuses were closed in spring 2020, beginning with Harding’s Florence campus in February 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, after a decrease in COVID-19 cases locally and globally, an increase in vaccinations, and extensive planning by
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Student media outlets receive regional, national recognition for 2020-21 school year

National and regional competitions recognized Harding University’s student media outlets — HU16, The Bison newspaper and the Petit Jean yearbook — for their work this year. HU16  HU16, the University’s student-run television station, won the grand prize in the public affairs and interview program and live production categories at the National Electronic Media Association’s National Undergraduate Student Electronic Media Competition for the production of “Harding
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Students receive national research awards at Alpha Chi Convention

May 12, 2021 | Honors College | Two Harding students received awards for work presented at the 2021 National Alpha Chi Convention, which was held virtually April 8-10.  Senior interdisciplinary studies major John Lim and senior computer science major Pedro Navarrete, who both graduated May 2021, received recognition as the top presenters in their field at the national convention. Lim received the Clark Youngblood Prize
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