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College of Pharmacy faculty, students assist in distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

Jan. 27, 2021 | College of Pharmacy | Since December, the College of Pharmacy has partnered with several hospitals, pharmacies and other locations statewide to assist in the distribution of the COVID-19 vaccine. After the approval of the first COVID vaccine in December 2020, the College of Pharmacy began sending students and faculty to local hospitals across the state to help healthcare workers receive their
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College of Sciences gifts ultra-low temperature freezer to Unity Health for COVID-19 vaccine storage

Dec. 18, 2020 | College of Sciences | Harding University has gifted an ultra-low temperature freezer to Unity Health – White County Medical Center. The freezer was donated to aid in storing the COVID-19 vaccine that was shipped and delivered across the United States on Monday, Dec. 14. In April, the University formed a task force to monitor and apply the guidance coming from the
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Harding University holds closed commencement ceremony for fall graduates

Nov. 19, 2020 | Commencement | Harding University will conclude the fall semester with a closed commencement ceremony for graduates and faculty at 10 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 21 in Benson Auditorium. The ceremony will be live streamed at streaming.harding.edu.  Members of this semester’s graduating class represent 10 countries including Belize, Bolivia, China, Dominican Republic, Greece, Guatemala, Haiti, Honduras, Japan and Uganda, as well as 32 states.
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Harding Academy to stream virtual performance of “Anastasia the Musical”

Nov. 18, 2020 | Harding Academy | The Harding Academy Wildcat Theatre Company will present  “Anastasia the Musical” streamed Saturday, Nov. 21, Thursday, Nov. 26 and Saturday, Dec. 5.  From Tony Award winners Terrence McNally, Stephen Flaherty and Lynn Ahrens, this dazzling show transports its audience from the twilight of the Russian Empire to the euphoria of Paris in the 1920s, as a brave young
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Artwork display portrays influential African Americans in the Churches of Christ

Nov. 5, 2020 | The Harding University Brackett Library is featuring an exhibit titled “Every Voice” through Friday, Nov. 20. The display is centered around an art piece, commissioned by Harding School of Theology in Memphis, that highlights seven influential African Americans who have made significant contributions to the Churches of Christ.  Artist Ella Kennin created the piece, titled “Every Voice: A Portrait of African
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Virtual Liberal Arts Colloquium examines pandemics and their consequences

Nov. 3, 2020 | The Harding University College of Arts and Humanities is teaming up with the Colleges of Sciences, Bible and Ministry, Business and Administration, Education and Nursing to host a virtual Liberal Arts Colloquium series. For three evenings, Nov. 9 at 6 p.m. and Nov. 10 and 12 at 7 p.m., University faculty will discuss the interaction with and responses of their field
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President Dr. Bruce McLarty announces retirement effective November 30, 2020, Dr. David Burks to serve as president

Oct. 30, 2020 | Letter from the Board of Trustees | Harding University Board of Trustees announced this afternoon that after careful and prayerful consideration, Dr. Bruce McLarty will retire as President of Harding University effective November 30, 2020. “We are grateful for Dr. McLarty’s service over the past seven and a half years. He has made a powerful impact with his leadership, with an
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Campus illuminated for the holiday season

Oct. 30, 2020 | Harding Lights | Harding University will kick off the holiday season with a closed lighting ceremony for students, faculty and staff Monday, Nov. 2. Guests are invited to view the beautiful display beginning Sunday, Nov. 22. President Bruce McLarty will lead the campus community in a countdown to illuminate thousands of lights that will grace the front lawn through New Year’s.
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ASI hosts virtual event with former New England Patriots tight end Benjamin Watson

Oct. 26, 2020 | American Studies Institute | The Harding University American Studies Institute will host Benjamin Watson, former New England Patriots tight end, for a virtual lecture event at 7:30 p.m. CST on Monday, Nov. 9 as part of its American Studies Institute Distinguished Lecture Series. Watson’s lecture will feature his book “Under Our Skin: Getting Real about Race — and Getting Free from
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College of Pharmacy celebrates American Pharmacists Month, announces new program format

Oct. 20, 2020 | College of Pharmacy | Harding University College of Pharmacy is celebrating American Pharmacists Month by recognizing its alumni pharmacists and the contributions of pharmacists in all aspects of health care, as well as by honoring pharmacists in the community and launching a condensed curriculum program beginning Summer 2021. The 3 1/2 year curriculum is one of the few programs of its
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