Summer Stampede

2014 Tentative Parent Schedule

This is based off of the 2013 schedule. It is for the purpose of seeing what sort of events we hold during Stampede, and it subject to changes. Please check back with us next summer for an updated schedule.


1:00 pm Upgraded Money Skills
Nathan Green; Financial Rep, Northwestern Mutual
Empower students to develop smart money management skills.
Administrative Aud.
1:30 – 3:00 pm Campus Tour
Harding History and Campus Facts
Cone Chapel
2:15 pm Making the Grade  
Mark Pruitt; Asst Dir of Admissions
Helps to prepare students for the increased college workload.
Administrative Aud.
3:00 pm Opening Ceremony
Welcome to Harding – Dr. Bruce McLarty; President
Academic Mission – Dr. Larry Long; Provost
Benson Aud.
3:30 – 5:00 pm Academic Fair Cone Chapel
5:00 – 6:00 pm Dinner – Compliments of Harding Heritage Cafeteria
6:15 pm Introductions and Announcements
Admissions Introductions – Glenn Dillard; Asst VP of Enrollment
International Programs – Dr. Jeff Hopper; Dean of Intl Programs
Benson Aud.
7:15 – 8:00 pm Academic Advising for Parents
“Everyone has a role to fill, what’s yours?”
Office of Provost - Dr. Larry Long; Provost
Registrar’s Office – Janice Hurd; Registrar
American Studies Institute – Dr. Jim Carr; Executive VP
Benson Aud.
9:00 – 9:30 pm Spiritual Life at Harding Benson Aud.


7:30 – 8:20 am Continental Breakfast Heritage Cafeteria
8:30 – 11:30 am No Parent Left Behind
Office of the President – Dr. Bruce McLarty; President
Office of Alumni – Liz Howell; Alumni and Parent Relations
Office of Student Life – Dr. David Collins; Executive VP
Student Technology Services – Lora Fleener; Mgr Student Support
Administrative Aud.
11:30 am – 12:50 pm Lunch - on your own
1:00 - 2:30 pm In the Know; Who to Know

Public Safety – Craig Russell; Dir of Public Safety
Student Health Services – Lynn McCarty; Dir of Student Health Services
Bookstore – David Hall; Bookstore Manager
Student Financial Services – Jay Simpson; Assoc Dir of Financial Aid
Business Office – Molly Noble-Douglass; Dir of Business Office

Administrative Aud.

Summer Stampede