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Faculty members receive 2021 Alpha Chi scholar awards for academic contributions, leadership

May 12, 2021 | Honors College | Harding’s Arkansas Eta chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society recently presented the 2021 Alpha Chi Faculty Scholar awards to two faculty members, Dr. Usen Akpanudo and Dr. Ginger Blackstone. Faculty from across campus selected the recipients based on their track records of scholarly contributions, their commitment to mentoring the next generation of scholars, and written
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Honors College presents Trey Carlock Rising Scholar Award to students for academic research

May 11, 2021 | Honors College | In April, two students received the 2021 Trey Carlock Rising Scholar Award, an award given by the Honors College that recognizes students who plan to attend a research-focused graduate program. Honors College faculty selected Mary Grace Golden, public administration and communication studies double major, and Alicen Wilcox, biochemistry and molecular biology major, as this year’s recipients based on
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Harding Academy announces James Gurchiek as superintendent, Bradley Francis high school principal

May 3, 2021 | Harding Academy | Harding University President David Burks met with Harding Academy teachers and staff Friday to announce the hire of James Gurchiek as superintendent and Bradley Francis as high school principal.  “The search committee and I have been very serious in our efforts to select the best people to lead Harding Academy,” said President Burks. “We prayed that God would
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Paul R. Carter College of Business establishes $1M Student Managed Investment Fund

April 27, 2021 | Business | The Harding University Paul R. Carter College of Business announces the establishment of a Student Managed Investment Fund. The fund was created to offer business students valuable experience in investment analysis and portfolio management.  “The Student Managed Investment Fund is a significant opportunity for our student members to gain valuable experience in investment analysis and portfolio management,” said Dr.
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Spring Sing participants award nearly $6K to local charities

April 17, 2021 | Spring Sing | It has been 24 months since we celebrated our students and our university through Spring Sing. This weekend, students, faculty and production crew members came together to perform Spring Sing 2021, “Twice Upon a Time.” We were able to host a limited live audience approved by the Arkansas Department of Health. A total of 500 student performers were
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College of Business hosts Lawrence W. Reed, author and president emeritus of the Foundation for Economic Education

April 12, 2021| College of Business | The Harding University College of Business will host Lawrence W. Reed, author and president emeritus of the Foundation for Economic Education, Thursday, April 22, at 7:30 p.m. in the Benson Auditorium. Reed will speak on the title of his 2020 book, Was Jesus a Socialist? The event will be open to the public, followed by a Q&A. All COVID-19 guidelines
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National Science Foundation awards University Faculty James Huff $575k grant to launch career-long research

April 5, 2021 | Honors College | Department of Engineering | The National Science Foundation (NSF) has awarded James Huff, associate professor of engineering and Honors College faculty fellow, a $575,000 grant for his research titled CAREER: Advancing academic cultures of well-being by understanding professional experiences of engineering faculty. This NSF CAREER grant is the most prestigious individual award given to an early-career faculty member
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American Studies Institute hosts “An Evening with Warren Stephens”

April 1, 2021 | American Studies Institute | The Harding University American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series will feature Warren Stephens, chairman, president, and chief executive officer of Stephens Inc., a privately-owned diversified financial services firm headquartered in Little Rock, for its final event of the year. “An Evening with Warren Stephens” will be held in the Benson Auditorium at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, April 13.
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HU Online launches a new initiative, the Center for Organizational Leadership, which will offer three certificate programs and the Master of Arts in organizational leadership degree beginning this fall

March 18 , 2021 | HU Online | Center for Organizational Leadership | Harding University announced today the launch of the Harding University Center for Organizational Leadership, the first initiative of the newly formed HU Online. Through HUCOL, Harding will offer a Master of Arts in organizational leadership and three certificate programs in executive and workplace coaching, human resource management, and learning and development beginning
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