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Harding University kicks off distinguished lecture series with former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee

Nov. 1, 2021 | American Studies Institute | The Harding University American Studies Institute will feature Mike Huckabee, the 44th governor of Arkansas, as part of their distinguished lecture series at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 16. Huckabee originally spoke on campus in 2001 in the wake of 9/11. During his lecture he will share the changes he has seen in the last two decades and
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Harding University names Dr. Michael D. Williams as sixth president

Oct 27, 2021 | Live Press Conference | Robert C. Walker, chairman of Harding’s board of trustees, is pleased to announce the selection of Dr. Michael D. Williams as the sixth president of Harding University. This announcement represents the conclusion of a nine-month, nationwide search during which input was received from all Harding constituencies.  “Dr. Williams fits the profile as established for our next president
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Harding University holds dedication ceremony honoring and celebrating African American alumni on campus

Oct 22, 2021 | Harding University will honor and celebrate Bro. Elijah Anthony (’68) and Dr. Howard Wright (’68), the first African American undergraduate students to earn bachelor’s degrees from Harding, by naming the Administration Building in their honor during a dedication ceremony in front of the building at 11 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 23. The first three African American students who enrolled as undergraduates at
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Harding University invites you to celebrate Homecoming 2021

Oct. 19, 2021 | Homecoming | Harding University invites you to celebrate its 97th anniversary Oct. 21-23. The Homecoming weekend will incorporate everything students, alumni, faculty, staff and community love about Harding, including this year’s theatre production, “Elf The Musical”. “After not meeting in person last year, there is an increased sense of anticipation for Homecoming this year,” said Heather Kemper, director of alumni and
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College of Business launches new Entrepreneurship and Family Business Scholarship

Sept. 30, 2021 | College of Business | Waldron Center | The Waldron Center for Entrepreneurship and Family Business announced the first recipient of the Bennett and Margie Wood Entrepreneurship and Family Business Scholarship, Sam Chester.  Jon Wood, director of the Waldron Center and assistant professor in the Paul R. Carter College of Business Administration, is proud to announce that a new scholarship, endowed by
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Jason Hudy kicks off Harding University Arts and Life Performance Series with Mesmerizing Magic

Sept. 24, 2021 | Family Weekend | Harding University will host Jason Hudy Friday, Sept. 24, as part of the 2021-22 Arts and Life Performance Series. The event begins at 7 p.m. in the Administration Auditorium and is open to the public.  Hudy has performed more than 8,000 shows in his 20 year career, bringing mystery, intrigue, comedy and bewilderment to every production. His one-of-a-kind
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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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