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Students rebrand local business

March 29, 2016 | Art & Design | Business | Stevens Art Gallery is featuring an exhibit this week by graphic design, interior design and marketing students highlighting projects students created to rebrand the Searcy restaurant Pasta Grill. Groups formed by students from each major worked with the restaurant on a marketing report and plans for interior and exterior of a new space. They also
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Music department to present choral concert

March 17, 2016 | Music | The music department will present a chorus concert on March 26. The Chorus, composed of 52 members, was the featured collegiate group at the Arkansas All-State Conference in Hot Springs. The group also recently performed Brahms’ “German Requiem” with the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra. Two songs will be conducted by members of the choral conducting class, with Hans Leo Hassler’s
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Chamber Orchestra Kremlin to continue concert series

February 12, 2016 | Music | Chamber Orchestra Kremlin will play at Harding  on Feb. 23 at 7 p.m. as a part of the University’s 2015-16 concert series. The concert will be held in the Administration Auditorium, and the cost is $3. The orchestra was established in 1991 by Misha Rachlevsky and is composed of Russian string players. The group has played approximately 2,000 concerts
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“They’re very supportive and encouraging of whatever you want to pursue.”

College of Arts & Humanities | Art & Design For many students, favorite aspects of college include social life, sporting events, clubs or just the connections made in four years. For senior painting major Thomas Coffey, the best part of college for him has been the department of art and design. Coffey attributes this largely to the opportunity the department gives him to improve his
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“Being in the smaller ensemble groups really helped me to become a better musician.”

College of Arts and Humanities | Music Carly Taylor began playing the violin when she was seven years old. It soon became her passion, and she is now turning that passion into a career plan. Taylor currently participates in Chorus, Chamber Singers and String Chamber Ensemble within the music department; teaches a youth orchestra and a summer string camp; and was also able to participate
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“I’m a visual thinker…”

College of Arts and Humanities | Art & Design College is a time of self-discovery for many students, discovering gifts and talents as well as weaknesses you never knew you had. For senior graphic design major Jewelya Williams, that is exactly what college has been for her. “I came to Harding, and I did not know that I could draw,” Williams said. “I thought I
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“The teachers want to help you grow as a designer and artist…”

College of Arts & Humanities | Art & Design Senior graphic design student Jennifer Allen made the most of her design connections after gaining her most recent summer internship with Duck Commander in Louisiana through people she met at Harding. “I think what makes Harding unique is that there are people from different states, and you get so many different connections,” Allen said. “There are
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“The program here has given me a lot of experience…”

College of Arts & Humanities | Art & Design As any student athlete can attest, balancing any major and collegiate sports can be a challenge. As an interior design student and member of the Bison baseball team, Davis Richardson is learning to do just that. “It’s definitely a lot of work,” Richardson said. “It requires a lot of hours to complete the projects that we
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“I’m so glad I took the classes I did. I met some amazing people.”

College of Arts and Humanities | Foreign Language Eric Bontempo first began taking French at Harding as an English major requirement but enjoyed the classes and subject so much he decided to pursue a French major as well. According to Bontempo, his decision was strongly influenced by everything he was learning from classmates and Professor of French, Robert McCready. “Dr. McCready was my very first
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Jazz saxophonist to continue 2015-16 concert series

November 11, 2015 | Music Brad Leali, associate professor of jazz saxophone at University of North Texas, will play at Harding  Nov. 19 at 7 p.m. as a part of the University’s 2015-16 concert series. The concert will be held in the Administration Auditorium, and the cost is $3. From 1989-94, Leali played in the Harry Connick Jr. orchestra as the lead alto saxophonist. He
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