Fall 2020

Learn more about the specific plans for events during fall 2020 and how they have changed due to the changing guidelines and restrictions following COVID-19.

Fall 2020 Events
  • Experience the power of live theatre as a talented faculty and staff guide students through the process of creating art and entertainment on a grand scale.

    Theatre Productions
  • The ASI Distinguished Lectures Series offers insight into current trends in political and economic development affecting the American way of life.

    ASI Distinguished Lecture Series
  • Visit campus for a whole weekend or for a single day to experience life on campus.

    Campus Visit Days
  • The Campus Activities Board (CAB) welcomes a variety of musicians to campus. Past artists have included Ben Rector, Sara Bareilles, Pentatonix, NeedtoBreathe and others.

    CAB Concerts
  • Students, faculty and staff are invited to read a book together and engage in conversation both in and out of the classroom.

    Harding Read

Events Throughout the Year

Theatre Productions
ASI Lecture Series
Bison Days
Black and Gold Days
CAB Concerts
Harding Read

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Fall 2020 Events

August 20-22, 2020: Student Impact
Various Saturdays: Football Tailgates
Canceled: Faculty Technology Showcase
September 17, 2020: Organizations Fair
Canceled: Family Weekend
Virtual: Bible Lectureship
Virtual: Homecoming
November 2, 2020: Campus Lighting
December 19, 2020: Graduation

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  • Impact is a required orientation program for all new freshmen and transfer students. You'll get to know other new students, friends and teachers.

    Student Impact
  • Join social clubs, alumni and organizations in fellowship before all home football games!

  • The Faculty Technology Showcase provides the opportunity for faculty to share innovative teaching technologies that enhance teaching and student learning.

    Faculty Technology Showcase
  • The Organizations Fair is an opportunity to learn about all campus organizations and discover opportunities to share their interests.

  • Visit campus on Family Weekend to experience Harding with your students or future students.

    Bible Lectureship
  • Enjoy connecting with old friends and classmates for reunions, tailgating and the homecoming musical for a weekend of spirit and camaraderie.

  • Join us for the annual lighting ceremony on the front lawn with a countdown at the end of which more than 100,000 LED lights will illuminate the campus.

    Lighting Ceremony
  • Share in this exciting day with your December graduates as we celebrate their academic achievements.

  • Spring Sing is a forty-six year-old tradition features produced by the departments of theatre and music with student-directed social club parodies competing for charity contributions.

    Spring Sing
  • Bisons for Christ is an annual day of service and giving back to our communities.

    Bisons for Christ
  • Share in this exciting day with your graduates as we celebrate their academic achievements.


Spring 2021 Events

TBA: Spring Bison Bound
TBA: Bloom Conference
April 14-16, 2021: Spring Sing
TBA: Bisons for Christ
May 8, 2021: Commencement

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Summer 2020 Events

Canceled: Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre
Canceled : National Leadership Forum
Virtual: Uplift
Canceled: Honors Symposium
TBA: Camp Tahkodah
Canceled: Honor Choir

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  • Searcy's longest running community theatre program. Join us for fine dining, friends and fantastic theatre with three new productions every summer.

    Searcy Summer Dinner Theatre
  • Through labs, lectures, films and discussion, participating youth will become more prepared, confident and equipped with the necessary tools to preserve the traditions and ideals upon which America was founded.

    National Leadership Forum
  • Summer orientation program, Bison Bound, is required of all incoming new freshmen and transfer students to prepare for the first semester on campus.

    Bison Bound
  • Uplift is a summer camp for students entering the 7th grade through graduating seniors. Students go to classes with guest speakers, with plenty of time devoted to recreation and entertainment as well.

  • Harding Honors Symposium is a two-week academic program on the Searcy campus designed to challenge, encourage, and uplift high school students who are in their junior year.

    Honors Symposium
  • Camp Tahkodah is about faith, fun and friendship. It is a place to be outdoors and enjoy nature and to grow with people who love the Lord and are living daily for Him.

    Camp Tahkodah
  • Honor Choir offers five days of advanced work in choral music and related fields, including music literature, sight-reading, and group voice instruction.

    Honor Choir