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Parent Schedule 2014

Thursday, August 14

9:00 am Residence Halls open for move in

9:00 am - 6:00 pm IMPACT check in and registration in the BENSON AUDITORIUM LOBBY
[Students MUST check in with us to receive schedule, packet and meal pass for Impact]

Friday, August 15

9:00 am Convocation in the Benson Auditorium with students
10:00 am-2:30 pm Hospitality Room open for relaxation, refreshments and your chance to enter a drawing for Walmart gift cards! Located in the Regions Room 206 (Heritage Center)
Compliments of Alumni, Parent Relations and Women for Harding

10:00 am Parent Session - Heritage Auditorium (1st Floor of Heritage Center)
Featuring different topics than those showcased at Stampede

  • Parent to Parent - Dr. Bruce McLarty, President
  • Heirs of a Great Legacy - Dr. Mike Williams, VP of Advancement
  • Transitions - Philip Habegger, Student Association President
  • Getting Involved - Bisons for Christ and the Rock House - Todd Gentry, College and Outreach Minister

11:15 am Open House and light lunch at "The Rock House"
Located on the corner of Market & Grand St.

12:00 pm Lunch on your own.
Be sure to get your HUPA & HUGS card in the Parent Session for discounts in the cafeteria and food court.

1:00 pm The 4 F's at Harding That You Want Your Student to Get - Liz Howell, Director of Alumni and Parent Relations - Cone Chapel (2nd Floor of Heritage Center)
Student Panel - Answers to all your questions about Harding

2:00 pm Break - Visit the Hospitality Room in the Regions Room 206. Last opportunity to register for Walmart gift cards.


General Information Session repeated from Summer Stampede
Key administrative offices will answer your questions - Cone Chapel
2:15 pm - Health Services - Lynn McCarty, Director
2:30 pm - Public Safety - Craig Russell, Director
2:45 pm - Business Office - Molly Douglas, Director
3:00 pm - Technology - Lora Fleener, Director
3:15 pm - Financial Aid - Jay Simpson, Assistant Director

4:00 pm Performance by the Good News Singers - Benson Auditorium steps

5:00 pm-7:00 pm Parents Dinner in Cafeteria (casual dress)
Join us for dinner compliments of Harding!
Keynote speaker - Andrew Baker, Director for Mitchell Center

7:00 pm Devotional and worship in the Benson Auditorium - Logan Light, Director of Campus Life

8:00 pm Impact Spectacular Talent Show - Benson Auditorium

Student Impact
501-279-4106
impact@harding.edu