Campus News Archive

Henderson 'Reddie' for homecoming

Henderson State University will celebrate homecoming with a variety of events beginning Oct. 18, and culminating Oct. 21 with the crowning of the 2017 homecoming queen and a key football game against READ MORE

Reddie to Serve Day

Henderson State students, faculty, staff and others tackled more than 40 service projects across the community as part of Reddie to Serve Day on Oct. 7. Volunteers performed a variety of yard work, READ MORE

Reddie Hall of Honor inductions

Henderson State honored its 2017 Reddie Hall of Honor inductees at a ceremony Sept. 29. They were also recognized at the following day's football game where this group gathered for a quick READ MORE

Picnic with the police

Henderson State’s Office of Residence Life hosted a picnic Sept. 21 on the South Lawn to give students the opportunity to meet and mingle with campus police officers. READ MORE

Third Floor Carpet

Starting Monday, September 25, the third floor will close for less than two weeks for the installation of new carpet. There will be a system in place to retrieve any materials  patrons might READ MORE

Military Appreciation Day

Henderson State celebrated Military Appreciation Day Sept. 16 with series of events throughout the day, including the presentation of the HSU Vietnam Memorial Scholarship. READ MORE READ MORE

Reddies host NW Oklahoma Saturday

Henderson State's Showband of Arkansas will perform at halftime Saturday when the Reddies host Northwestern Oklahoma for Military Appreciation Day.  Kickoff is set for 6 p.m. READ MORE

Fall 2017 Used Book Sale

On Friday, September 22, Friends of Huie Library will be hosting a used book sale from 8 AM - 5 PM in the the Huie Library classroom. There will be an early access sale for members of Friends of Huie READ MORE

Partnership with CHI benefits nursing programs

CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs today announced strategic partnerships with Henderson State University and National Park College to focus on training additional nurses and enriching the nursing programs READ MORE

Sorority bid day

Three Henderson State sororities, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Alpha Sigma Tau, and Alpha Xi Delta, welcomed new members Sept. 1 on bid day. The recruits opened their letters outside the Garrison Center, then READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Marla Strecker

Marla Strecker transferred to Henderson State as an undergraduate in 1997 after marrying her fiancé who chose Henderson for its aviation program. After completing her B.A. in English, READ MORE

HSU Theatre to present 'Greater Tuna'

Greater Tuna is a tall Texas tale of a hilarious day in Tuna, “the third smallest town in the Lone Star State where the Lion’s Club is too liberal and Patsy Cline never READ MORE

Heart of Henderson

Henderson State's 2017 freshman class gathered on the South Lawn Monday for the traditional heart photo. Freshmen have enjoyed a variety of activities since arriving on campus Saturday, READ MORE

Welcome Week at Henderson

Henderson State welcomed its 2017-18 freshman class Saturday as the new students moved into campus housing. After they got settled in, the freshmen enjoyed a variety of water games, followed by a READ MORE

Dance Project Sept. 11-15

The Michelle Gibson Dance Project is coming to Henderson State University in September. Gibson will teach free master classes and work with the Henderson Dance Company in the Arkansas Hall Dance READ MORE

Albert the Whale Display

During the month of August, Huie Library will have a special piece of art on display in the atrium between the second and third floors. This piece of art is "Albert", a ten foot long whale READ MORE

'Reddie' for a banner year

The new banners adorning the main entrance to Arkansas Hall will provide a warm welcome to students when they arrive on campus this weekend for the start of the 2017 fall semester. Registration is READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Jamika Williams

Jamika Williams said she always enjoyed her family and consumer sciences courses in high school. “I developed a passion for cooking early on,” she said. “I enrolled at READ MORE

Welcome Reddies!

With the start of fall classes less than two weeks away, some students are already arriving on campus. It would be hard to miss the banners displayed at the Barkman House welcoming them and all READ MORE

Recognition for Ed Leadership programs

Henderson State University’s district-level educational leadership programs, including the Ed.S. degree in Educational Leadership leading to superintendent’s license, have READ MORE

Alumni Profile: John Stokes

John Stokes says the middle school level presents one of the most difficult times for students. “The physical and mental changes that students go through during this time is READ MORE

Nursing graduates earn perfect pass rates again

For the second year in a row, Henderson State University’s graduating nursing class received 100 percent first time pass rates on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for new READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Kelly Thomas

Kelly Thomas admits that doing digital design work for clients can be a challenge, but she appreciates the opportunity to be creative every day. Thomas, a 2015 graduate of Henderson State READ MORE

Take a campus tour

Campus tours are a great way to see firsthand what Henderson State is like on a daily basis. Feel the Reddie Spirit come alive as you learn about the many resources Henderson offers to help you READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Thomas Aiello

Thomas Aiello says history became his major “by default.” “I was not a history major early in my Henderson career,” he said. “I didn’t READ MORE

Rogers to lead Hot Springs Academic Initiatives

Tiffany Rogers will join the Henderson State University Hot Springs campus July 26 as the executive director of Hot Springs Academic Initiatives. Rogers brings over 20 years of experience as director READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Robin Carroll

Robin Carroll had always been interested in politics, government and social policy. It also seemed to be the best track for law school, he said. Carroll graduated from Henderson State University with READ MORE

Band camp a Henderson tradition

For more than 50 years, young musicians have attended summer Band Camp at Henderson State. Today, the camp consists of three sessions for band students in grades 6-12. Many of these students READ MORE

Henderson, agencies creating quail habitat

Quail conservation efforts are under way at Henderson State University’s Simonson Biological Field Station. The university is working with the Arkansas Game & Fish Commission (AGFC) and READ MORE

Getting 'Reddie' for Henderson

Heart Start sessions continue this week at Henderson State. Heart Start is the first phase of the orientation process for new students at Henderson. All first-time freshmen and transfer students who READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Sylvia Washington

After earning her degree in family consumer education at Henderson State University, Sylvia Washington returned to her hometown of El Dorado to teach family and consumer sciences at the READ MORE

Faculty to present at Comic-Con

Teachers College, Henderson faculty Dr. Matthew Sutherlin and Michelle Johnson, along with alumnae Amy Counts, will present at the Comic Arts Conference at Comic-con International in July. They will READ MORE

Summer camps continue

Seventh and eighth graders attending STEM camp at Henderson last week experienced live animals in the classroom including an owl and an alligator. From senior band camp to various sports camps, READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Cole McCaskill

Cole McCaskill hadn’t always been interested in communication before enrolling at Henderson State University in 2012. But his mother suggested the major after she noticed the many potential READ MORE

Summer camps under way at Henderson

From young artists, musicians and scientists to athletes in a variety of sports, summer camps at Henderson State offer exciting opportunities for school-age children to learn and sharpen their READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Josh Berry

Viewers tuned to the local newscast on Columbia, South Carolina’s, ABC affiliate will soon be watching a Reddie deliver their news. Josh Berry, a 2010 graduate of Henderson State READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Camden York

Camden York said she has wanted to work in the mental health field since she was 15. “My parents had divorced when I was younger, and as what typically happens in that case, my sister and I READ MORE

Robotics camp Aug. 7-10

Henderson State University’s Department of Engineering and Physics will host a robotics camp Aug. 7-10. Students will use microprocessors and programming basics to meet challenges and build READ MORE

Heart Start continues at Henderson

Henderson State just hosted its seventh Heart Start session of the summer. Heart Start is the first phase of the orientation process for new students at Henderson. All first-time freshmen and READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Torii Cloud

Torii Cloud believed that a degree in Spanish would be her ticket to travel. And it was. Cloud is a primary school teaching assistant in Spain who helps teachers and students with pronunciation, READ MORE

Staff honored for years of service

VIEW MORE PHOTOS Staff employees at Henderson State University were honored for years of service during a luncheon and awards ceremony held May 31. Sandy Rogers, an administrative specialist for the READ MORE

Celebration of the Arts

Henderson State students and faculty showcased their talents in visual arts, theatre, dance and music June 1 at Wildwood Park for the Arts in Little Rock. Guests enjoyed hors d'oeuvres while READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Samantha Crow

As a preschool teacher at Arkadelphia Head Start, Samantha Crow is now fulfilling what may be her destiny. “Growing up, my mom had a daycare in our house, so I was always around younger READ MORE

It's time for summer session

Henderson State's first summer session is under way. Students may register through May 30 before late fees apply. May 31 is the last day to add a course. The second summer term begins July 3. READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Jacob Woodall

As a student at Lake Hamilton High School, Jacob Woodall had always been interested in mathematics. His calculus and statistics teacher, Henderson alumnus Brian Leonard, sparked Woodall’s READ MORE

Henderson releases Dean's List, honor roll

Henderson State University announces the students listed on the Dean's List and Honor Roll for the Spring 2017 semester. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must have achieved a 4.0 READ MORE

Huie Library Summer Reading 2017

The  2017 Summer Reading Program theme is Build a Better World. This program will focus on creating, repurposing, and bulding. Children will be given the opportunity to READ MORE

Heart Start at Henderson

Heart Start is the first phase of the orientation process for new students at Henderson State. On May 22, approximately 60 students and their parents attended the first of 12 sessions scheduled READ MORE

Arts showcase at Wildwood Park June 1

Henderson State University students and faculty will showcase their talents in visual arts, theatre, dance and music Thursday, June 1, at Wildwood Park for the Arts’ new collegiate arts READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Stephanie Jones

Stephanie (Batchelder) Jones enrolled at Henderson in 2009 to play volleyball. Coming from Chico, California, it didn’t take long for Jones to “fall in love” with READ MORE

Henderson announces spring graduates

Spring commencement ceremonies were held at Henderson State University Friday, May 12, with more than 500 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their READ MORE

Teacher prep programs recognized

The National Council on Teacher Quality has ranked Henderson State University in the Top 25 percent for its secondary teacher preparation programs.   Henderson State’s READ MORE

Nursing students win award for research poster

Three Henderson State University nursing students won an Undergraduate Outstanding Oncology Research Award at the Arkansas Nursing Research Conference in April. The poster, created by juniors Sarah READ MORE

2017 Spring Commencement

Spring commencement ceremonies were held at Henderson State University Friday, May 12, with more than 500 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. VIEW MORE PHOTOS READ MORE

Reddies win GAC tournament opener

After being hit in the face with a thrown baseball, Henderson State pitcher Bryant Haralson remained in the game Thursday against No. 1 seed Southern Arkansas University to pick up a big 13-5 win for READ MORE

Alumni Profile: Matthew Hardee

For Dr. Matthew Hardee, there was never any question about where he would attend college and what he would choose as a major. Hardee, a radiation oncologist at CARTI in Little Rock, is the son of Dr. READ MORE

Kanyiba selected for fitness training program

Dr. Lewis Kanyiba, assistant professor of health and physical education at Henderson State University, has been selected to become a Certified Presidential Youth Fitness Program Trainer. He is one of READ MORE

National Library Week 2017

National Library Week is a celebration of our country’s libraries and library workers. Libraries around the nation spend this week promoting library use and support. This year’s READ MORE

Alumni Profile: DeLance Minefee

DeLance Minefee was a high school athlete in Jacksonville who had no interest in theatre until his senior year. He didn’t discover the stage until a girl he liked asked him to be her dance READ MORE

Spring commencement May 12

Spring commencement ceremonies will be held at Henderson State University Friday, May 12, with more than 500 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. The ceremony for School of READ MORE

Student government officers elected

Officers were elected recently for Henderson State University’s 2017-18 Student Government Association. Clayton Sorrells, a senior pre-medical student from Amity was elected president. READ MORE

Dance Company displays diverse talents

Henderson State's Dance Company performed original works choreographed by students, guest artists and director Jennifer Maddox during three concerts April 30-May 2 in Arkansas Hall. READ MORE

Sandy Rogers retires after 40 years

Sandy Rogers joined the staff at Henderson State University in 1977 as a secretary at Huie Library. She moved to Media Services in 1983 and has been an integral part of the department's READ MORE

Spring Fling on the Quad

Henderson State's Quad was transformed into a carnival-like atmosphere April 27 for Spring Fling week. Rides, inflatables, food and other attractions kept students entertained for much of the READ MORE

Alumni Feature: LaDonna Spain

Leadership and education seem to be a combination that put LaDonna Spain on a successful career path. Spain said she received numerous leadership awards as a high school student. Combined with her READ MORE

Wind Ensemble presents concert

Henderson State University’s Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Steve Knight, will present its final concert of the spring semester at 7:30 p.m. April 19 in Arkansas Hall. The READ MORE

Carder named interim Hot Springs director

Dr. Sally Carder, former president of National Park College, will become the interim director of Henderson State University’s Hot Springs location, effective May 1. “I am so READ MORE

NuFusion to perform April 28

NuFusion, Henderson State University’s exciting student jazz ensemble, will perform a free public concert outdoors on Henderson’s Quad Friday, April 28, at 8 p.m. The READ MORE

Dance company concerts start April 30

Henderson State Theatre and Dance will present three performances of Dance Company in Concert beginning April 30. Original works choreographed by students, guest artists and director Jennifer Maddox READ MORE

Arie Kaplan to speak April 28

Award-winning author and humorist Arie Kaplan will speak and offer video game scriptwriting advice at Henderson State University April 28.  Kaplan will speak on “The Jewish Origins READ MORE

Choir concert April 29

Henderson State University’s Chamber Chorale and Concert Choir will present a musical “Celebration of Faith and Humanity” at 7:30 p.m. April 29 at First Baptist Church READ MORE

Reddie to Serve Day

More than 350 students, faculty and staff from Henderson State gave a helping hand to the community during Reddie to Serve Day on April 22. Armed with rakes, clippers and trash bags, the volunteers READ MORE

Business Hall of Fame inducts Malone

Arkadelphia businessman and former Arkansas State Sen. Percy Malone was inducted into Henderson State University’s School of Business Hall of Fame April 20. The induction highlighted the READ MORE

Alumni Feature: Staci Adams

Staci (Brooks) Adams always had a strong interest in math and science, but when she enrolled at Henderson State University in 2007, she couldn’t decide on a major. “I READ MORE

Dance company concerts start April 30

Henderson State Theatre and Dance will present three performances of Dance Company in Concert beginning April 30. Original works choreographed by students, guest artists and director Jennifer Maddox READ MORE

Adkison, Worth join Honors Faculty

Dr. Jennifer Adkison, associate professor of English, and Dr. Fred Worth, professor of mathematics, have each been appointed to a three-year term as a member of the Henderson State University Honors READ MORE

World War I Centennial Display

Huie Library is currently showing a display from the library special collections entitled Arkansas Remembers the "Greatest of All Wars" WWI READ MORE

HSU Theatre production continues

Henderson State University Theatre's production of Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike continues April 20-22 in the Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. For READ MORE

Students place at debate tournament

Kiana Davis, a sophomore psychology major at Henderson State University, placed eighth out of more than 100 students entered in the novice speaker division at the IPDA National Debate Tournament held READ MORE

Farmer's paper wins top award

Dr. Darrel Farmer, assistant professor of communication and debate coach at Henderson State University, was awarded the top paper in argumentation and forensics at the 84th annual Central States READ MORE

Wind Ensemble concert April 19

Henderson State University’s Wind Ensemble, under the direction of Dr. Steve Knight, will present its final concert of the spring semester at 7:30 p.m. April 19 in Arkansas Hall. The READ MORE

Ellis College honors outstanding students

Henderson State University’s Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts and Sciences honored several students for their creative and academic accomplishments at the annual Student Awards Ceremony READ MORE

Greeks on stage

Henderson State recently celebrated Greek Week on campus with a variety of competitive events. At the start of the step show, all participants were invited onstage for a group photo. VIEW MORE PHOTOS READ MORE

Emery's painting wins Best of Show

Joshua Emery of Arkadelphia was awarded Best of Show for his oil painting entitled Mobius in the 2017 Student Competitive Art Exhibition at Henderson State University. Emery received a cash award, READ MORE

Faculty honored for years of service

Henderson State University honored faculty members for their years of service at a ceremony April 11 in the Garrison Center Banquet Room. Dr. Randy Duncan, professor of communication, was recognized READ MORE

Castleberry memorial golf tourney May 27

A golf tournament to support the Christopher Castleberry Memorial Foundation Business Scholarship will be held May 27 at DeGray Lake Golf Course. Tee-time for the two-man scramble is 9 a.m. READ MORE

Khan receives political science award

Dr. Haroon Khan, professor of political science at Henderson State University, received the 2017 Outstanding Scholarship Award from the Arkansas Political Science Association in READ MORE

Picking joins Henderson's McNair staff

Margaret Ann Picking has joined Henderson State University as the Ronald E. McNair Program’s scholar coordinator. Picking will work with low-income, first-generation college students to READ MORE

Trumpeter Rex Richardson to perform

Renowned international trumpeter Rex Richardson will perform with Henderson State University’s Wind Ensemble April 19 at 7:30 p.m. in Arkansas Hall. Richardson will present a master class READ MORE

Alumni Feature: Izhar Buendia

Izhard Buendia describes himself as “an energetic and curious extrovert who believes anything is possible, but is realizing not everything has to be possible.” Buendia’s READ MORE

Class on the Quad

A clear sky and mild temperatures provided the perfect opportunity for an outdoor learning experience Thursday afternoon at Henderson State. READ MORE

HSU Theatre production starts April 13

Critic Ben Brantley describes Christopher Durang’s 2013 Tony Award-winning play, Vanya and Sonia and Masha and Spike, as “scattered bits of Chekhov run through a contemporary plot READ MORE

Let the competition begin

Greek Week at Henderson State is off to a splashing start as the university's fraternities and sororities square off in a variety of friendly competitions. The week will culminate Friday with READ MORE

UAMS honors McLeod's achievement

Cody McLeod, who graduated from Henderson State in 2014 with degrees in biology and chemistry, received the 2016 Horace N. Marvin Award presented annually by the UAMS College of Medicine. The READ MORE

Physics graduate featured in article

Amelia (Church) Hart, a Henderson State University Physics graduate, was recently featured in an article about creating fibers for the next generation of NASA rocket engines. Hart, who just received READ MORE

Duncan to give conference keynote

Dr. Randy Duncan, professor of communications at Henderson State University, will present the keynote address at the Fourth Annual International Conference on Comics this fall at Sao Paulo University READ MORE

Alumni Feature: Daniel Gallegos

FOCUS ON SPORT ADMINISTRATION Daniel Gallegos has a passion for sports, but he admits that that his athletic skills are limited. That didn’t keep him from pursuing a career in READ MORE

Donations will support arts programs

Henderson State University has partnered with the Arkansas Community Foundation for ArkansasGives, a one-day giving event on April 6 where gifts to Henderson will support the university’s READ MORE

A campus tradition

Several stone benches can be found on Henderson’s historic South Lawn. Perhaps the most famous is Bench 13. The bench is a memorial to Amy Jean Greene, a former sponsor of the READ MORE

English majors to present papers

Two Henderson State University English majors will present papers at the annual Sigma Tau Delta conference March 29 through April 1 in Louisville, Kentucky. Bismarck native Emily Whitley will present READ MORE

Alumni Feature: William Flowers

FOCUS ON AVIATION MANAGEMENT William Flowers was introduced to aviation as a child when his mother would take him to airplane fly-ins at Grider Field in his hometown of Pine Bluff. When he arrived as READ MORE

HTV wins national media award

Henderson TV (HTV) was awarded third place for Best Newscast in the Apple Awards national competition this winter. The award was presented at the College Media Association Conference in New York READ MORE

It's spring break at Henderson

Henderson State students will receive a well-deserved break March 20-24 as the university observes spring break. Offices will remain open through Thursday, but will close on Friday. READ MORE

Henderson to add engineering degree

Henderson State University’s Department of Physics will soon become the Department of Engineering and Physics. The university’s Board of Trustees approved the change March 16 to READ MORE

Bird survey March 25 at field station

Henderson State University’s Simonson Biological Field Station is seeking experienced birders to participate in a bird survey March 25 at the field station. The bird count will assist with READ MORE

Rigsby to join criminology panel on gangs

Dr. Malcolm Rigsby, associate professor of sociology and coordinator of criminal justice at Henderson State University, has been invited to join a panel discussion on juvenile gangs and gang exit at READ MORE

A 'Fantastik' performance

Henderson State University’s Opera Workshop presented the musical fable The Fantastiks March 10 and 11 in the Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre. Opera READ MORE

Henderson recognized for online learning excellence

Henderson State University has been recognized as one of the best colleges offering online learning in the nation by The Community for Accredited Online Schools (AccreditedSchoolsOnline.org). As a READ MORE

Henderson, ForwARd Arkansas host Pre-K panel

Henderson State University and ForwARd Arkansas hosted a panel on campus March 10 to discuss high-quality pre-kindergarten programs. Participants included legislative members and key stakeholders in READ MORE

Huie Library Women's History Month events

The month of March is National Women’s History Month. Henderson State University is celebrating with a variety of women’s history themed events that are free and open to the READ MORE

Symphony Band concert March 12

Henderson State University’s Symphony Band, under the direction of Dr. Shaun Popp, will present a concert entitled “A Ragin’ Cajun Celebration” at 3 p.m. March READ MORE

Guest trumpet recital March 16

Trumpeter Keith Wood will perform at Henderson State University March 16 at 7 p.m. in the Russell Fine Arts Recital Hall. Wood will also present a trumpet master class at 12:30 p.m. Both events are READ MORE

Henderson unveils new banners

New hanging banners mark the main entrance to the Henderson State campus. Combined with blooming dogwood trees, the banners create a colorful welcome to visitors. They were funded by the Henderson READ MORE

Mid-winter choral performance

Henderson State University's Concert Choir and Chamber Chorale performed March 5 at Anthony Chapel in Garvan Gardens. The concert was entitled "Mid-Winter Waking." (Photo by READ MORE

Book discussion of Uncle Tom's Cabin

In celebration of Women's History Month, Friends of Huie Library will be sponsoring a book discussion of Uncle Tom's Cabin by Harriet Beecher Stowe. The book READ MORE

Book co-edited by Boswell wins award

A book co-edited by Dr. Angela Boswell, professor of history at Henderson State University, was named the winner of the 25th Annual Liz Carpenter Award for Best Scholarly Book on the History of Women READ MORE

Huie Library Used Book Sale Spring 2017

On March 17, Friends of Huie Library will be hosting a used book sale from 8 AM - 5 PM in the the Huie Library classroom. There will be an early access sale for members of Friends of Huie Library on READ MORE

Wind Ensemble concert March 7

Henderson State University’s Wind Ensemble will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. March 7 in the Arkansas Hall auditorium. The public is invited and admission is free. The program READ MORE

Research team's poster accepted for D.C. event

Work produced by a team of research students at Henderson State University has been accepted for presentation at the Council on Undergraduate Research’s annul “Posters on the READ MORE

International students share their culture

Henderson State's International Student Association hosted its annual food bazaar March 2 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. Not only did students serve dishes from their home countries, READ MORE

Alumni Feature: Lily Schurra

FOCUS ON ENGLISH Lily Schurra has always had a passion for English. With a desire to attend law school after her undergraduate studies at Henderson State University, she found that an English degree READ MORE

Will Eisner Week 2017 at Huie Library

Will Eisner Week is held yearly on the week of March 6th - Will Eisner’s birthday. This week is a celebration that promotes graphic novels, literacy, and the legacy of Will Eisner. To READ MORE

Women's History Month at Henderson

Henderson State is celebrating Women's History Month throughout March with a variety of events. An art exhibition, entitled Nasty Woman, opened March 1 in the Russell Fine Arts Gallery. All READ MORE

Choir concert March 5 at Garvan Gardens

Henderson State University’s Chamber Chorale and Concert Choir will perform at 4:30 p.m. March 5 at Garvan Gardens near Hot Springs. The concert, entitled Mid-Winter Waking, is free and READ MORE

Opera Workshop to present 'Fantastiks'

Henderson State University’s Opera Workshop will present the musical fable The Fantastiks March 10 and 11 in the Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre. Both performances start at 7:30 p.m. This READ MORE

Lett receives excellence award

Catherine Lett, administrative specialist for the Communication and Theatre Arts Department, has received Henderson State University’s Staff Award of Excellence for the second quarter of READ MORE

Women's History Month events planned

Henderson State University will celebrate Women’s History Month with a variety of events throughout March that are free and open to the public. The Russell Fine Arts Gallery will host the READ MORE

Facilities receive LEED certification

Henderson State University’s newest campus housing facilities have received LEED certification from the U.S. Green Building Council for their environmentally friendly design and READ MORE

Sophomore artwork displayed, reviewed

Some of Henderson State's talented art students had their works on display in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom Feb. 23 for the annual Sophomore Review and evaluation by art department faculty. READ MORE

International Food bazaar March 2

Henderson State University’s International Student Association (HISA) will present its annual Food Bazaar at 5 p.m. March 2 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. International students READ MORE

Cinotto joins archeological research station

Chelsea Cinotto has joined the Archeological Survey Research Station at Henderson State University as archeological assistant. Cinotto previously worked at the Oklahoma Archeological Survey, the READ MORE

Graves speaks at foundation fundraiser

Dr. John Graves, the Edgar and Marguerite Henley Professor of American History at Henderson State University, spoke Feb. 11 at the annual fundraiser of the John Cain Foundation. The event was held at READ MORE

Olivia Moore crowned Miss HSU

Olivia Moore, a sophomore biology major from Gurdon, was crowned 2017 Miss Henderson State University Feb. 16. Moore also won the overall talent competition, the Academic Achievement award, READ MORE

Alumni Feature: Garrett Garner

FOCUS ON HEALTH AND PHYSICAL EDUCATION As a physical education teacher and coach, Garrett Garner makes it a personal challenge each day to make a difference for at least one child. “It READ MORE

Olivia Moore crowned Miss HSU

Olivia Moore, a sophomore biology major from Gurdon, was crowned 2017 Miss HSU Feb. 16. Ashley Marx of Texarkana, Arkansas, right, was named first runner-up, and Arielle Michael of Bismarck, left, READ MORE

Henderson, OBU to share new research device

Students studying science at Henderson State University will soon have a new, state-of-the-art instrument for conducting research. Dr. Vincent Dunlap, associate professor of chemistry at Henderson, READ MORE

Book discussion of Their Eyes Were Watching God

In celebration of Black History Month, Dr. Vernon Miles will be hosting a book discussion of Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston. The book discussion will take place in the Huie READ MORE

HSU Theatre production starts Feb. 23

Women love bad boys, they say. But in J. M. Synge’s Playboy of the Western World, a whole village falls in love with one. Henderson State University Theatre will present seven performances READ MORE

Gragg chosen for Vanderbilt research program

Quincy Gragg, a sophomore biology major from Malvern, has been selected to participate in the Aspirnaut Summer Research Program this summer at Vanderbilt University Medical Center. The paid, 10-week READ MORE

Miss HSU Pageant Feb. 16

Eight Henderson State University students will vie for the title of Miss HSU 2017 at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 16, in Arkansas Hall.  The pageant will feature swimsuit, evening gown, and talent READ MORE

'Nasty Woman' art exhibit opens March 1

Henderson State University’s Russell Fine Arts Gallery will host the works of 32 female artists from across the nation March 1-31. The exhibition, entitled Nasty Woman, celebrates the READ MORE

Business lecture series starts March 7

Henderson State University’s School of Business will present its spring Guest Lecture Series beginning March 7 featuring three successful Henderson business graduates and the young founder READ MORE

ERZ receives learning grant

Henderson State University’s Education Renewal Zone (ERZ) is one of 10 schools and organizations awarded a grant from Mawi Learning to provide professional development for area teachers in READ MORE

Evening of Chamber Music Feb. 16

Henderson State University’s Department of Music will present “An Evening of Chamber Music” Feb. 16 featuring a quintet of musicians from Henderson and the Arkansas READ MORE

Trustees select Moore as chairman

Henderson State University’s Board of Trustees selected Little Rock City Manager Bruce Moore as its new chairman during the board’s regular meeting Feb. 9. Moore, a 1989 graduate READ MORE

Program recognized for affordability

Henderson State University’s online educational leadership master’s program has been recognized by AffordableColleges.com as one of the top 30 affordable programs of its type in READ MORE

Hot topics for teacher interns

Henderson State’s teacher interns for the spring semester gathered at the Dawson Education Cooperative Wednesday for professional development. The future teachers meet each month for Hot READ MORE

Alumni Feature: Heather Griffin

FOCUS ON ENTREPRENEURSHIP Heather Griffin arrived at Henderson State University as a freshman in 1998, but soon dropped out. About 12 years later, at the age of 29, the Malvern native reenrolled at READ MORE

Huie Library attends student casting call

On February 1, the Henderson State University Marketing and Communications team hosted their first student casting call. Tonya Oaks Smith, Executive Director of Marketing and Communications stated READ MORE

Blind Date With a Book

For the month of February, Huie Library is doing the annual Blind Date With a Book display. Over 50 books of varying genres were selected and wrapped. These wrapped books include a short description READ MORE

Miss HSU Pageant Feb. 16

Eight Henderson State University students will vie for the title of Miss HSU 2017 at 7 p.m. Feb. 16 in Arkansas Hall.  The pageant will feature swimsuit, evening gown, and talent READ MORE

President's Concert honors Dorothy Morris

Four of Henderson's most musically talented students, accompanied by musicians from the Arkansas Symphony Orchestra and student musicians, performed Feb. 4 at the 17th Annual President's READ MORE

College guide highlights Henderson programs

Henderson State University has been recognized in Strive for College’s 2017 I’m First! Guide to College, a comprehensive college guidebook designed to help first-generation READ MORE

Francis finds satisfaction in athletic training

Daniel Francis said he always had an interest in human anatomy, physiology, and “how it all works together.” That interest led him to Henderson State University where he earned a READ MORE

Henderson has a 'romantic getaway'

Henderson State University is home to one of Arkansas’s “Best Romantic (Weekend) Getaways,” according to The Crazy Tourist website. The Captain Henderson House bed & READ MORE

Programs receive national recognition

Henderson State University’s English education program has received full national recognition from the National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE). Recognition like this one from NCTE READ MORE

Claar named Center for Economic Education director

Dr. Victor Claar, professor of economics at Henderson State University, has been named director of Henderson’s Center for Economic Education. The center is one of six university-based READ MORE

Henderson alum leads dance project

Kathleen Marleneanu, a graduate of Henderson State, is leading a jazz dance project this week on campus. The Henderson Dance Company will perform some of Marleneanu's new works during a special READ MORE

USAF's Midwest Winds to perform Feb. 19

The United States Air Force Band of Mid-America’s Midwest Winds will present a concert at Henderson State University Sunday, Feb. 19, at 3 p.m. in the Russell Fine Arts recital hall. The READ MORE

Hardage named welcome center administrator

Kayla Hardage, a 2012 graduate of Henderson State University, has been named the Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism’s new tourism welcome center administrator. Hardage will oversee READ MORE

Gray says MIS degree offers 'best of both worlds'

Jotham Gray has always had a drive for learning, earning two undergraduate degrees at Henderson State and aspiring to achieve postgraduate degrees. “After my first graduation, I began to READ MORE

Nursing program earns top ranking

Henderson State’s nursing program has been ranked as the best in Arkansas by RegisteredNursing.org. Henderson nursing graduates in the 2015-2016 academic year achieved a 100 READ MORE

Claar to give conference keynote

Dr. Victor V. Claar, professor of economics at Henderson State University, will give the closing keynote address to students from around the American Midwest at the Intercollegiate Studies READ MORE

Theatre students win awards at symposium

Three Henderson State University theatre students won awards this month at the Southwest United States Institute of Theatre Technology (USITT) Regional 2017 Symposium in Norman, Oklahoma. At the READ MORE

Brown enjoys challenges of computer science

Will Brown’s interest in computers began at an early age as he observed his parents operate their business. “They were fairly tech savvy in the early days, so computers and READ MORE

Nursing program ranked best in state

Henderson State University’s nursing program has been ranked as the best in Arkansas by RegisteredNursing.org. Nursing programs were assessed on several factors which represent how well a READ MORE

Convenience store opens on campus

Henderson State has a new convenience store in the Garrison Center. Reddie To Go opened Jan. 17 and offers beverages, snacks, and other items. The store is located across from Starbucks and is open READ MORE

Whipple reappointed to Board of Trustees

Ross Whipple of Arkadelphia has been reappointed to the Henderson State University Board of Trustees by Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson. Whipple has served on the board since 1996. His new term expires READ MORE

Kanyiba presents research at conference

Dr. Lewis Kanyiba, assistant professor of health and physical education at Henderson State University, presented his research at the Society of Health and Physical Educators Southern District READ MORE

Langley interviewed on National Geographic Channel

Neil deGrasse Tyson, a well-known astrophysicist, cosmologist, author, and science communicator, recently interviewed Henderson State psychology professor Dr. Travis Langley for StarTalk on the READ MORE

Henderson hosts Martin Luther King event

The Henderson State campus and the community came together Jan. 16 for a celebration honoring Martin Luther King Jr. The event was held in the Garrison Center Lecture Hall and featured the Rev. READ MORE

Hardison focuses on Walmart customers, associates

Dallas Hardison has always been interested in sports. He was the starting quarterback for the Henderson State Reddies his senior year in 2015, leading the team to a conference championship and READ MORE

Renovations under way at Huie Library

Improvements are under way in Henderson State University's Huie Library building. Powers of Arkansas is in the process of installing thermostats, which should bring better climate control to the READ MORE

George joins Huie Library staff

Brian George has joined Henderson State University’s Huie Library as its new electronic web services librarian. George previously served as adult services supervisor at the Midland Public READ MORE

Huie Library welcomes new librarian

With the new year Huie Library welcomed a new member to our team, Brian George is our new Electronic Resources and Web Services Librarian.   Brian comes to Huie from Midland County Public READ MORE

Martin Luther King celebration Jan. 16

Henderson State University will host a Martin Luther King Day celebration Jan. 16 from 11 a.m.-noon in the Garrison Center Lecture Hall. A reception will follow in the Grand Ballroom. Frederick Webb, READ MORE

President's Concert Feb. 4

Henderson State University’s Department of Music will present its annual President’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Russell Fine Arts Harwood Recital Hall.  The READ MORE

Fall 2016 dean's list, honor roll announced

Henderson State University announces the students listed on the Dean's List and Honor Roll for the Fall 2016 semester. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must have achieved a 4.0 READ MORE

Marleneanu Dance Project starts Jan. 31

Henderson State University will host the Kathleen Marleneanu Jazz Dance Project Jan. 31-Feb. 3. Marleneanu, a Henderson graduate, will teach dance master classes in the Arkansas Hall Dance Studio READ MORE

Society of Physics Students honored

The National Chapter of the Society of Physics Students (SPS) has named Henderson State University's SPS chapter a 2015-2016 SPS Outstanding Chapter. This is the highest level of READ MORE

Claar comments on diamond market

Dr. Victor Claar, professor of economics at Henderson State University, was recently quoted in a WalletHub article about the diamond market. READ ARTICLE READ MORE

Governor announces regional alliance

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the Southern Arkansas Regional Alliance (SARA) Wednesday which forms an innovative collaboration between Henderson State University, National Park College READ MORE

Henderson, NPC, COTO form alliance

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the Southern Arkansas Regional Alliance (SARA) Wednesday between Henderson State University, National Park College (NPC), College of the Ouachitas (COTO). The READ MORE

'Live Reddie' in 2017

Commencement ceremonies in December marked the end of a highly successful year at Henderson State. Now it's time to look ahead to another great year for the university. The campus READ MORE

Happy Holidays from Henderson State

Henderson State University will be closed Friday, Dec. 23, through Monday, Jan. 2, for the Christmas and New Years holidays. The campus will reopen on Jan. 3. Spring classes will begin Wednesday, READ MORE

Student-athlete GPAs keep climbing

Grade point averages for student-athletes at Henderson State University continue to improve. The cumulative GPA for students who participate in intercollegiate athletics climbed to 2.96 this READ MORE

For Poirier, teaching special ed was a 'calling'

Rena Poirier said teaching special education was a “calling.” “I wasn’t always interested in special education,” she said. “I was taking READ MORE

Elementary prep program ranks near top

Henderson State University’s undergraduate elementary teacher preparation program is one of the best in the nation and ranks in the 90th percentile in ratings released this month by the READ MORE

Henderson releases list of winter graduates

Henderson State University held winter commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 16, with more than 230 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. The ceremony for School of Business and READ MORE

Henderson holds winter commencement

Henderson State University held winter commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 16, with more than 230 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. LIST OF GRADUATES / VIEW MORE READ MORE

Harville finds career success by helping others

Randi Harville had a difficult time choosing a major while a student at Henderson State University. She accumulated almost enough credits to minor in sociology, psychology, education, and family and READ MORE

Exam week: Students get a breakfast break

Henderson State students were treated to a late-evening breakfast Dec. 13 in the university's dining center, giving them a brief break from their final exam studies. Faculty and staff READ MORE

John Ragni's Retirement Reception

After 28 years of service to Henderson State, librarian John Ragni will be retiring at the end of the year. On December 2, we hosted a retirement reception in the Greene Room. It was well attended. READ MORE

Huie Library Extended Finals Hours

To allow students maximum study time, Huie Library will extend their hours the week of finals and a few days prior.  Huie Library Extended Finals Hours Thursday, December 8 - 7:30 AM - 2:00 READ MORE

Winter commencement Dec. 16

Henderson State University will hold winter commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 16, with more than 230 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. The ceremony for School of READ MORE

Jones finds satisfaction as financial adviser

Joshua Jones began investing in the stock market when he was 11. “I really enjoyed the concepts of the stock market, and I knew I could not work my whole life and not enjoy what I READ MORE

Carol of the Lights enhances holiday spirit

Henderson State University presented the annual Carol of Lights program in Arkansas Hall this week. Dr. David Thomson's reading of Twas the Night Before Christmas is always a highlight of the READ MORE

This Santa is a Henderson graduate

Larry Jefferson has portrayed Santa Claus during the holiday season since 1999. He recently completed a four-day stint as Santa at the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minn. It was the first time in READ MORE

Choirs perform holiday concert

Henderson State's concert choir and chamber chorale performed holiday music Dec. 4 to a capacity crowd at First United Methodist Church in Arkadelphia. The Henderson orchestra will be READ MORE

Showband in concert Dec. 7

Henderson State University’s Showband of Arkansas will perform music from its 2016 halftime productions at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 7 in the Arkansas Hall Auditorium. The band will also play some of READ MORE

Hickman always knew she wanted to teach

Britney Hickman admits that she has been “training” to be a teacher since she was a child. “My mother has pictures of me when I was younger teaching my teddy bears and READ MORE

Henderson choirs to perform Dec. 4

Henderson State University’s Department of Music will present the Chamber Chorale and Concert Choir in concert at 4:30 p.m. Dec. 4 at First United Methodist Church in READ MORE

Music marks approaching end of school year

Henderson State's Wind Ensemble gave its second and final concert of the fall semester Nov. 29. Henderson's choirs will perform at 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4, at First United Methodist Church READ MORE

Henderson implements new placement test

Henderson State University is replacing the placement test it has used in the past to determine if students must take remedial courses. “With ACT phasing out its Compass test on Nov. 30, I READ MORE

Huie Library Used Book Sale - Dec. 2

Huie Library is hosting its Fall 2016 Used Book Sale. The book sale will take place Friday, December 2 in the library classroom (Room 203) from 8 AM to 5 PM. Prices will start at 50 cents for READ MORE

Wind Ensemble concert Nov. 29

Henderson State University’s Wind Ensemble will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Nov. 29 in the Arkansas Hall Auditorium. The performance is free and open to the public. The program READ MORE

Carol of Lights program Dec. 5

Henderson State University will present the annual Carol of Lights holiday program on Monday, Dec. 5. The sidewalks of the south lawn will be lined with hundreds of luminaries, creating a beautiful READ MORE

End of semester fast approaching

Following Thanksgiving, the focus at Henderson State has turned to the final weeks of classes, final exams, and commencement. Students will take their finals Dec. 12-15. Commencement is Friday, Dec. READ MORE

Fall colors enhance campus beauty

Henderson State students headed home Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. There will be no classes next week, but the university will be open Monday and Tuesday. Meanwhile, the fall colors on campus READ MORE

Mabery studying piano in England

Hunter Mabery aspires to be a successful collaborative pianist and teacher. Mabery, a 2016 Henderson State University graduate, is taking the next step towards that goal as he works on his READ MORE

Henderson State announces new CIO

Dr. Al Valbuena will join Henderson State University as its new chief information officer (CIO), effective Dec. 1. Valbuena is currently an information systems consultant with Integrated Decision READ MORE

Governor tosses 'battle' coin

Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson tossed the coin to start the 90th football Battle of the Ravine Nov. 12 at Henderson's Carpenter-Haygood Stadium. The Reddies fell behind early in the game and READ MORE

Gerth credits his business management education

Nathan Gerth said he always wanted to be his own boss. He envisioned a business consisting of indoor skydiving and private charter flights. Gerth enrolled at Henderson State University as an aviation READ MORE

Henderson hosts Business After Hours

Henderson State University hosted Business After Hours Nov. 10 in the Garrison Center to mark the Battle of the Ravine on Nov. 12.  The event was catered by aramark. Business After Hours is READ MORE

U.S. Rep. Westerman visits campus

U.S. Rep. Bruce Westerman, left, reviewed Henderson State University’s TRiO programs during a campus visit Nov. 10. Henderson hosts six federal TRiO grant programs: Student READ MORE

Early morning pep rally

Students and staff from Henderson State and Ouachita Baptist universities gathered at Henderson's Carpenter-Haygood Stadium early Friday for a joint Battle of the Ravine Pep Rally. The event was READ MORE

Henderson named to 'military friendly' list

Henderson State University announced today that it has earned the 2017 Military Friendly School designation by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs, STEM JobsSM, and Military Spouse. First published READ MORE

Business faculty, staff reach 100 percent in giving

The School of Business at Henderson State University is the first academic unit on campus to reach 100 percent participation in the newly launched Heart of Henderson campus campaign. Approximately 11 READ MORE

Henderson named a best value online school

Henderson State University has been ranked third in Arkansas among the 10 best value online schools by Best Value Schools. The ranking was published on the organization's website in October. For READ MORE

Schroeder commissioned by Fort Smith Symphony

Dr. Phillip Schroeder, professor of music at Henderson State University, has received a commission to compose an orchestral work for the Fort Smith Symphony. The new composition will be the READ MORE

Duke, Jones honored as distinguished alumni

Professional golfer Ken Duke and retired Henderson State vice president Bobby Jones were recently honored as distinguished alumni during a banquet and awards ceremony. Wanda Harris was READ MORE

Schurra passes New York Bar Exam

Caroline "Lily" Schurra has graduated from Quinnipiac School of Law and recently passed the New York State Bar Exam. Schurra graduated from Henderson State in 2013 with a bachelor's READ MORE

Theatre to present 'Photograph 51'

Henderson State University Theatre will present six performances of Anna Ziegler’s intriguing, history-based tale, Photograph 51, on Nov. 10, 11, 12, 14, 15, and 16. All performances are at READ MORE

Epps crowned homecoming queen

Tamiah Epps was crowned Henderson State's 2016 homecoming queen Oct. 29 during a pregame ceremony. April Gaston, left, was named first runner-up, and Brandi Hughes was second runner-up. The READ MORE

Williams finds nursing 'very gratifying'

Jason Williams gained an interest in medicine and helping people after his younger brother began having seizures shortly after birth. “I can remember wanting to grow up and find a cure for READ MORE

Homecoming queen finalists announced

Henderson State's homecoming court was narrowed down to 10 finalists during a pep really Oct. 27. The 2016 homecoming queen will be announced Oct. 29 during a pregame ceremony. The finalists READ MORE

Project collects written thoughts

Henderson State University’s Department of English, Foreign Languages and Philosophy will provide an opportunity for students and others to write their thoughts and concerns Oct. 31-Nov. 2 READ MORE

Book co-edited by Boswell is published

A book of essays co-edited by Dr. Angela Boswell, professor of history at Henderson State University, was recently published through the University of North Texas Press. Women in Civil War Texas is READ MORE

Zarzosa receives marketing grant

Dr. Jennifer Zarzosa, assistant professor of marketing at Henderson State University, has received a grant from the American Marketing Association Foundation (AMAF) to assist in her research program READ MORE

High school students experience marine biology

While most high school students spend their summer break working at jobs or participating in various leisure activities, a select group of students recently experienced marine biology up close in READ MORE

A three-generation homecoming connection

Shae Rogers, a senior marketing major from Foreman, is a third generation student at Henderson State University. This year, she is also a second generation homecoming queen candidate. Her mother, READ MORE

Bachelor's degree advantageous for nurses

Studies have shown that registered nurses with a bachelor’s degree in nursing can provide an extra level of care for most patients. But less than 40 percent of nurses in Arkansas and just READ MORE

NCAA legal executive to speak Oct. 28

Donald M. Remy, executive vice president of law, policy, and governance, and chief legal officer for the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), will give a lecture at 3:30 p.m. Oct. 28 in READ MORE

Henderson Halloween Oct. 31

Hundreds of trick-or-treaters are expected for Henderson Halloween on Monday, Oct. 31. Henderson State’s annual Halloween event will be held outdoors on the South Lawn in front of Arkansas READ MORE

Speaker to address drone warfare Nov. 3

Dr. Bradley J. Strawser, an authority on the moral questions surrounding war and military ethics, will talk about the use of drones in combat Nov. 3 at Henderson State University. Strawser will READ MORE

Accounting degree helps Whitaker find success

Todd Whitaker said he developed an interest in accounting during his junior year at Arkadelphia High School when he took his first accounting class. “I had a strong business interest, but READ MORE

2016 homecoming queen candidates

Twenty-six Henderson State students have been named to the 2016 homecoming court. Voting begins Oct. 26, and the 10 finalists will be announced Oct. 27. The queen will be crowned Oct. 29 during a READ MORE

Homecoming queen candidates announced

Homecoming activities at Henderson State University begin Oct. 26 when the student body begins voting for Henderson’s 2016 homecoming queen. Twenty-six students are nominated for the READ MORE

Henderson homecoming Oct. 26-29

Henderson State University will celebrate homecoming with a variety of events beginning Oct. 26, and culminating with a key football game against Oklahoma Baptist University Oct. 29. A highlight of READ MORE

Henderson alum is teacher of year semifinalist

Henderson State University alumnus Brian Leonard was recently recognized as one of four semifinalists for 2017 Arkansas Teacher of the Year. Leonard graduated in 2002 with a B.S. in READ MORE

Accountants are often crime solvers

From embezzlement and bribery, to cybercrime and identity theft, white collar crime is synonymous with a wide range of fraudulent acts committed by business and government professionals. The FBI and READ MORE

Military Appreciation Day at Henderson

Henderson State celebrated Military Appreciation Day on campus Oct. 15 with several events honoring veterans. The Vietnam Veteran's Memorial Scholarship was awarded to Cadet Kelly Merritt during READ MORE

Terauchi an advocate for early childhood intervention

Ashlee Terauchi had a difficult time deciding if she wanted to major in education or law. She opted to pursue a degree in education and earned her B.S. degree from the University of Tennessee in READ MORE

Brock McGuire Band performs Oct. 18

Ireland’s Brock McGuire band is returning to Henderson State University to perform a free concert Oct. 18 from 12:30-1:20 p.m. The performance will be held in the Russell Fine Arts Center READ MORE

Wind Ensemble concert Oct. 13

The Henderson State University Wind Ensemble will present its first concert of the fall at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 13 in Arkansas Hall. The public is invited to attend the free performance which can also be READ MORE

Military Appreciation Day Oct. 15

Henderson State University will honor veterans on Saturday, Oct. 15, during Military Appreciation Day events at the Wells Center and Carpenter-Haygood Stadium. The HSU Vietnam Memorial Scholarship READ MORE

Nursing students have perfect pass rate on exam

Graduates of Henderson State University’s Department of Nursing in the 2015-2016 academic year achieved a 100 percent pass rate on their first time to take the National Council Licensure READ MORE

Family Science Night Oct. 27

Henderson State University’s science and mathematics departments will present the annual HSU Family Science Night Oct. 27 from 6-8 p.m. Biology, chemistry, physics, and math clubs will READ MORE

Developmental therapists in high demand

Many children today face challenges with a variety of developmental disabilities such as autism, attention deficit disorder, behavioral problems, and poor social skills. It is important to detect READ MORE

Now showing in the art gallery...

The Russell Fine Arts Gallery at Henderson State hosts a variety of shows each year. The public is always invited to view wide-ranging works by talented students, faculty, and guests. This month, the READ MORE

Horton handles fisheries issues for foundation

As a young fisheries biologist with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission, Chris Horton learned early on that natural resource management is as much about working with people as it is fish and READ MORE

Community Listening Forum Oct. 17

Henderson State University will host one of several Community Listening Forums presented by the Arkansas Department of Education across the state this month. The forum on Oct. 17 will provide general READ MORE

Accounting faculty host networking social

Henderson State's School of Business accounting faculty recently hosted an accounting network social providing an opportunity for students to professionally mingle with accounting firm personnel READ MORE

Most crops today are genetically modified

The list of foods containing corn is extensive. High fructose corn syrup is the most commonly used sweetener in processed foods. Many chips and cereals contain corn, and whiskey’s key READ MORE

McGinnis retires after 41 years

Dr. Wayne McGinnis, professor of English, was honored at a retirement reception Sept. 28 in Huie Library. McGinnis joined the faculty at Henderson in 1975. READ MORE

Journal features Gilpin's design

The scenic design work of Doug Gilpin, professor of theatre arts at Henderson State University, was chosen for inclusion in the recently published summer edition of the theatre journal TD&T, an READ MORE

Dunn receives fellowship

Dr. Maryjane Dunn, assistant professor of Spanish at Henderson State University, recently received this year’s George Greenia Fellowship in Pilgrimage Studies from the College of William READ MORE

Education Leadership program ranked

Henderson State University’s Educational Leadership program has been ranked sixth in the nation for its online Master of Science in Education (MSE) degree focused on building-level READ MORE

Student debt ranking highlights Henderson’s value

Henderson State University was ranked fifth in Arkansas in the recent Student Loan Debt Survey conducted by LendEDU. This distinction is the latest in a string of honors READ MORE

Volleyball Battle of the Ravine

The enthusiasm was at a high level during the volleyball Battle of the Ravine Sept. 29 at Wells Gym. The Reddies came away with a five-set victory over the OBU Tigers. VIEW MORE PHOTOS / GAME RECAP READ MORE

M.B.A. degree takes Henderson alum to the top

Brent Sharpmack joined the Little Rock CPA firm Hudson, Cisne & Co. immediately after earning his M.B.A. from Henderson State in 2003. After passing his CPA exam, Sharpmack was promoted to senior READ MORE

Trubitt edits book on Arkansas archeology

Dr. Mary Beth Trubitt, archeologist at the Arkansas Archeological Survey’s research station at Henderson State University, has edited a new book on the state’s archeology READ MORE

SGA welcomes new senators

Henderson State University’s Student Government Association (SGA) recently swore in 16 new senators to serve as the voice of the student body. Additional Senate seats were added after the READ MORE

MBA program now fully online

As online college classes become more popular and prevalent, Henderson State University is meeting the demand from business professionals through its Master of Business Administration (MBA) READ MORE

Reddies serve the community

Almost 500 Henderson State students, faculty, and staff participated in Reddie to Serve Day Sept. 24. Teams tackled 54 projects throughout the community, ranging from mowing and raking, to trash READ MORE

Counselor Education: Alum says Henderson changed his life

Aresh Assadi’s parents had always wanted the first generation college student (and American) to be a doctor. He came to Henderson State University in 2002 with that goal in mind, but the READ MORE

Play therapy program keeps growing

Henderson State University was the first university in Arkansas to establish a Center for Play Therapy and to earn accreditation. The highly successful and innovative program was established in 2013 READ MORE

Music faculty showcase Sept. 20

Henderson State University’s music faculty will put their talents on display at the HSU Faculty Showcase Sept. 20. Instrumentalists and vocalists will perform solo and chamber works by a READ MORE

Henderson, OBU team up for theater production

The Henderson State University and Ouachita Baptist University theatre programs have joined together to produce To Kill a Mockingbird. The play, based on the classic novel by Harper Lee, is adapted READ MORE

Ken Duke Golf Center officially opens

Henderson State unveiled one of the best collegiate golf practice facilities in the country at a ceremony Sept. 17. Henderson alumnus and professional golfer Ken Duke cut the ribbon to officially READ MORE

Another great week at Henderson State

Great things are happening at Henderson as the fourth week of the fall semester comes to an end. Saturday is Family Day as the Reddies host Northwestern Oklahoma at Carpenter-Haygood Stadium. READ MORE

Reading program targets both children and adults

Henderson State University’s Huie Library partnered with the Clark County Library this summer to host the Arkadelphia Summer Reading programs. Throughout the months of June and July, Huie READ MORE

Henderson named a top public regional university

Henderson State University has been named one of the top public regional universities in the south in the latest U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) rankings. The university improved to No. 37 among READ MORE

Psychology 'has a little bit of everything' for alumnus

After encountering the subject of psychology for the first time in an introductory college course, Blake Erickson immediately felt attracted to it. Erickson graduated from Henderson State University READ MORE

Blaylock earns CFA designation

Alan Blaylock, associate professor of finance at Henderson State University, has earned the prestigious Chartered Financial Analyst designation. The CFA charter represents a tradition of upholding READ MORE

Planetarium announces fall shows

The planetarium at Henderson State University’s Reynolds Science Center has scheduled five public shows this fall. From the secrets of the sun to the mystery of the Christmas star, visitors READ MORE

Freshmen ACT scores at 5-year high

Henderson State University first-time freshmen topped the state and national averages for ACT scores with a five-year high of 21.9 this fall. Additionally, the average high school grade point average READ MORE

Bid day for fraternity pledges

It was signing day recently for Henderson State fraternity pledges as they found out if they were accepted into Phi Lambda Chi or Kappa Sigma. One-by-one, the pledges sat a table and opened a folder READ MORE

Psychology research focuses on stress

Stress is a part of everyday life for most people. It can interfere with normal living, causing both physical and mental health problems. Psychology professors at Henderson State University often READ MORE

Sorores Trio to perform Sept. 22

Henderson State University will host a performance by the chamber ensemble Sorores Trio at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 22 in the Russell Fine Arts recital hall. The trio includes: soprano Amy Rosine, faculty at READ MORE

Graves speaks at commemorative event

Dr. John Graves, Edgar and Marguerite Henley Professor of American History at Henderson State University, was one of three principal speakers at a commemorative event held at Little READ MORE

Sorority sisters in a rush

Henderson State sororities Alpha Sigma Alpha, Alpha Sigma Tau, and Alpha Xi Delta, welcomed new members earlier this month on bid day. The recruits opened their letters of acceptance on the Quad, READ MORE

Alumnus living his dream as a pilot

Dan Garrison always had a fascination with anything that flies. “My dad was not a pilot, but I got my aviation bug from him,” Garrison said. “He would always take the READ MORE

Constitution Day event Sept. 20

Henderson State University will observe Constitution Day Tuesday, Sept. 20, with a presentation by Arkadelphia attorney Alan LeVar. The program, entitled The 6th and 7th Amendments and the Right of READ MORE

Opera singer to perform Sept. 13

Sarah Mesko, an opera singer and Hot Springs native, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 13 in Henderson State University’s Russell Fine Arts Center recital hall. The concert will feature music READ MORE

Drone classes under consideration

The use of unmanned aircraft systems (UAS), often referred to as drones, continues to grow in popularity across the world. From aerial photography to inspecting farmlands, drones are used for a READ MORE

Henderson State completes migration to Blackboard Learn

In fall 2014, Blackboard Learn announced that support for the ANGEL 8.0 Learning Management System (LMS) platform would end in October 2016. Clients on the ANGEL platform were offered Blackboard READ MORE

Bobby Jones honored at retirement reception

Bobby Jones, who served as Henderson State's vice president for finance and administration since 1999, was honored at a retirement reception Aug. 31 in the Caplinger Airway Science Center. READ MORE

Henderson alum receives presidential award

Daniel Moix, a 2002 computer science graduate of Henderson State, has been named Arkansas’s recipient of the Presidential Award for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching for grades READ MORE

President hosts Reddie Ambassadors

Henderson State president Glen Jones hosted the 2016-17 Reddie Ambassadors at his home Aug. 30. The reception gave the student ambassadors an opportunity to visit with Jones, administrators and READ MORE

Henderson ranked as offering 'best bang for buck'

Henderson State University was named No. 27 among southern colleges and universities in the 2016 Washington Monthly Best Bang for the Buck rankings, released today. For its regional college rankings, READ MORE

Let's hear it for that Reddie Spirit

What would the annual Pine Tree Speech be without Henderson State's Showband of Arkansas? The band got the crowd on its feet when it played the Reddie fight song. The Showband will give its READ MORE

Oracle editor attends conference

Emily Bell, editor-in-chief of Henderson State University’s student newspaper The Oracle, attended a conference for student editors this summer at the University of Georgia in Athens. Bell, READ MORE

ASBTDC to host Power Conference for women Sept. 13

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at Henderson State University will host an event Sept. 13 designed to educate and inspire female entrepreneurs and business READ MORE

Pine Tree Speech an annual tradition

One of the highlights of the annual Pine Tree Assembly at Henderson State involves the freshmen learning to sing the alma mater. At first, the words are projected to help the new students. But the READ MORE

Henderson to honor Duke, Jones as distinguished alumni

Henderson State University will honor a professional golfer and a recently-retired vice president as distinguished alumni Oct. 28 during homecoming. Ken Duke and Bobby Jones were selected for their READ MORE

Henderson welcomes new faculty

Henderson State University welcomed 14 new faculty members for the 2016 fall term, which began Aug. 22. The new faculty includes: • Tricia Baker, state science specialist, STEM READ MORE

Meet the Henderson State Class of 2020

Henderson State's freshmen gathered for the traditional heart photograph Aug.18. While rain forced the photo event indoors, it didn't dampen the spirit of the new students. READ MORE

Freshmen get social at Playfair

Henderson State freshmen received a rousing welcome Aug. 16 as they entered the Dunn Student Recreation Center for Playfair. Playfair is a social event that provides an opportunity for new students READ MORE

2016 Reddie Read program postponed

Author Sherman Alexie, who was scheduled to speak this fall as part of Henderson State University’s Reddie Read program, has been forced to cancel the appearance due to his health. The READ MORE

Henderson to honor Duke, Jones as distinguished alumni

Henderson State University will honor a professional golfer and a recently-retired vice president as distinguished alumni Oct. 28 during homecoming. Ken Duke and Bobby Jones were selected for their READ MORE

Move-in day at Henderson State

Henderson State freshmen arrived Tuesday morning to begin moving into residence halls for the fall semester. Despite a constant rain, the process went smoothly. Many student volunteers were on hand READ MORE

Funding renewed for EOC program

Henderson State University’s Educational Opportunity Center (EOC) program has received a $236,900 grant from the U.S. Department of Education to continue its programming for the next READ MORE

Aug. 26 concert features music for violin, piano

Dr. Phillip Schroeder, professor of music at Henderson State University, and violinist Margaret Jones will perform works composed by Schroeder at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 26 in the Russell Fine Arts Center READ MORE

Move-in day is Aug. 16

Henderson State's Office of Residence Life is making final preparations for move-in day on Tuesday. Students can move into campus housing from 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Representatives from various student READ MORE

Secondary Mathematics Program nationally recognized

Henderson State University’s Secondary Mathematics Program has been awarded national recognition by the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM) Specialized Professional READ MORE

Dance project at Henderson Sept. 12-16

The Ronya-Lee Anderson Dance Project is coming to Henderson State University in September. Anderson will teach free master classes and work with the Henderson Dance Company in the Arkansas Hall Dance READ MORE

Educational Talent Search grant renewed

Henderson State University’s Educational Talent Search (ETS) program has received a $227,309 grant to continue its programming for the next year. The Educational Talent Search program works READ MORE

Fall semester 'just around the corner'

In less than a month, students will return to the Henderson State campus for the 2016 fall semester. They will begin moving in Aug. 16, and classes begin Aug. 22. READ MORE

Heart Start sessions continue

Henderson State's series of 10 Heart Start sessions is just about complete with only two sessions remaining. Heart Start provides an opportunity for incoming freshmen to visit the campus to READ MORE

Comic-Con has Henderson connection

Henderson State University will be well-represented at the 2016 Comic-Con International convention in San Diego this month during its affiliated Comics Arts Conference. Several Henderson faculty, READ MORE

Design camp puts students' skills to the test

Henderson State's STEM Center hosted an engineering design camp July 11-13 for students entering grades 7-9. The participants utilized the creative skills they learned in microbiology, READ MORE

University Place ready for its fall residents

University place is Henderson State's newest residence hall. Completed last fall, University Place houses both freshmen and upperclassmen. Its suite-style rooms accommodate 300 students. With READ MORE

Engman leads high school students to Belize

Dr. James Engman, professor of biology at Henderson State, led an extensive marine biology workshop in June for nine high school students and two teachers.  After a week of learning to READ MORE

Henderson says farewell to Fielding

After serving Henderson State for 19 years in various capacities ranging from graduate assistant to assistant vice president for student affairs and dean of students, Chad Fielding has left the READ MORE

Art educators attend Henderson workshop

Henderson State hosted the 2016 Summer Intensive Studio Workshop for educators June 26-July 1. The students participated in classes ranging from sculpture and ceramics to monotypes and printmaking. READ MORE

Taylor named Teachers College dean

Dr. Celya Taylor, who has served as associate dean/licensure officer for Teachers College, Henderson (TCH) since 2014, has been appointed dean effective July 1. For the past year, Taylor also served READ MORE

Dean's List, Honor Roll announced

Henderson State University announces the students listed on the Dean's List and Honor Roll for the Spring 2016 semester. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must have achieved a 4.0 READ MORE

Band camp under way at Henderson

Henderson State Band Camp begins its 51st year of providing a well-rounded musical experience for young musicians. First-year band students just finished camp, and junior high students are on campus READ MORE

Henderson hosts summer art workshops

Henderson State hosted the Summer Intensive Studio Teen Workshop this week. Students age 13-18 created ceramics and screen prints during the day camp held at the university's art annex. A studio READ MORE

Henderson one of Best Schools for Scholarships

Henderson State University has been named No. 52 on the GoodCall 2016 Best Schools for Scholarships list for the university’s ability to connect students with the needed financial aid to READ MORE

Heart Start sessions under way

Henderson State hosted its first Heart Start sessions of the summer June 13-14 as incoming freshmen visited the campus to register and take care of their financial aid, housing, and other business in READ MORE

Worth reaches milestone in baseball research

Dr. Fred Worth, professor of mathematics at Henderson State, is an avid baseball researcher who often focuses on statistical topics. But  his main interest is documenting  the READ MORE

Henderson hosts play therapy conference

Henderson State University hosted the Arkansas Association for Play Therapy Conference June 10-11. Play therapy professionals from across the state heard Dr. Terry Kottman speak about activity-based READ MORE

Workshop teaches students how to program

Middle school students participated this week in a coding and robotics camp presented by Henderson’s TRIO Talent Search program in conjunction with the Henderson STEM Center. Students READ MORE

Summer classes under way at Henderson

The sun is shining on Henderson State this week as the first summer term continues. Registration for the second summer term is July 5. Henderson will host a variety of summer sessions and camps, READ MORE

Claar to give conference keynote

Dr. Victor V. Claar, professor of economics at Henderson State University, will give the closing keynote address at the Intercollegiate Studies Institute's Colorado Leadership Conference Aug. READ MORE

Student to attend biomedical research program

A recent tour of Henderson State University’s Simonson Biological Field Station this spring by two distinguished alumni turned into a unique opportunity for biology major Hannah READ MORE

Stephens receives Chemical Society scholarship

Chelsea Stephens, a sophomore chemistry major at Henderson State University, has been awarded a $1,000 American Chemical Society (ACS) Scholars Program scholarship. The ACS presents renewable READ MORE

STEM Center to host design camp

Students entering grades 7-9 will have the opportunity July 11-13 to learn about engineering design as Henderson State University’s STEM Center presents “Reddie, Set, READ MORE

Claar to serve on Federal Reserve advisory board

Dr. Victor Claar, professor of economics at Henderson State University, has been selected to serve on the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis, Little Rock Branch, Educator Advisory Board. Board members READ MORE

Henderson staff honored for years of service

Staff employees at Henderson State University were honored for years of service during a luncheon and awards ceremony held May 24. Dorothy Newborn, a fiscal support technician for the business READ MORE

Campus tours give intimate view of Henderson

Henderson State always welcomes high school students and others to visit the campus and see for themselves the great atmosphere and facilities the university offers. Henderson will also host 10 Heart READ MORE

Ross photo exhibit on display at library

Henderson State University’s Huie Library is hosting an exhibition of photographs by the late Jane Ross, an Arkadelphia philanthropist and professional photographer. A reception was held READ MORE

Powell named new VP for finance, administration

Henderson State University will welcome Dr. Brett Powell as its vice president for finance and administration Aug. 1.  “With nearly a decade of experience as the chief financial READ MORE

Henderson spring graduates announced

Henderson State University held Spring commencement Friday, May 13, with approximately 470 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. The ceremony was held at Carpenter Haygood READ MORE

Library hosts Jane Ross photo exhibit

Henderson State University’s Huie Library is hosting an exhibition of photographs by the late Jane Ross, an Arkadelphia philanthropist and professional photographer. A reception will be READ MORE

Trustees approve 3.86 percent tuition increase

The Henderson State University Board of Trustees has approved a 3.86 percent increase in tuition for the 2016-2017 fiscal year. This increase brings tuition for in-state undergraduates to $215 per READ MORE

Future Reddies sign the promise

More than 60 future Reddies participated in the Arkadelphia Promise signing ceremony May 18 at Arkadelphia High School. The Arkadelphia Promise is an effort to make college a reality for every child READ MORE

Henderson dean runs Boston Marathon

Dr. John Hardee, dean of Henderson State’s Ellis College of Arts and Sciences, ran the Boston Marathon in April. It was the second time Hardee has participated in the world’s READ MORE

Henderson State holds spring commencement

May 13 was a memorable day for about 470 Henderson State undergraduate and graduate students whose degrees were conferred during commencement ceremonies at Carpenter-Haygood Stadium. Many students READ MORE

Bobby Bones speaks at Henderson commencement

Approximately 470 undergraduate and graduate students received their degrees during Henderson State University's spring commencement May 13 in Carpenter-Haygood Stadium. Radio personality Bobby READ MORE

Students get a break for breakfast

Finals week can get rather intense, and students sometimes need a break -- and a good meal. They were treated to both Tuesday night as breakfast was served up in the dining center by Henderson READ MORE

Students recognized for their achievements

As the 2016 spring semester comes to a close at Henderson State, many highly-successful students will begin work on their post graduate degrees, while others will participate in prestigious summer READ MORE

Reddies advance in GAC baseball tournament

Henderson's Joseph Gary, right, is greeted at the plate after hitting a home run against Southern Arkansas Saturday in the first round of the GAC baseball tournament. Gary had four hits in the READ MORE

Henderson students enjoy Quad Day

With final exams fast approaching, Henderson students were treated to variety of rides, games, and inflatable attractions on the Quad Tuesday afternoon. Cooler temperatures and a sunny sky made the READ MORE

Coty names HSU alum Shannon Curtin senior VP

Shannon Curtin, a 1999 graduate of Henderson State University, will join Coty North America this month as senior vice president of its new Consumer Beauty division. COTY has built a unique portfolio READ MORE

NuFusion keeps audience pumped up

NuFusion, Henderson State University’s exciting student jazz ensemble, presented its annual concert April 29 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. The performance featured a wide range of READ MORE

McDonald retiring after 26 years at HSU

Dr. Lonnie McDonald, distinguished professor of curriculum and instruction, is retiring after 26 years of service at Henderson State. McDonald was honored at a reception April 27 where Dr. Judy READ MORE

UAMS honors HSU alum Dr. Richard Jacobs

Richard F. Jacobs, M.D., an Arkadelphia native and a 1973 Henderson State University graduate, was honored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as the 2016 College of Medicine READ MORE

Spring commencement May 13

Spring commencement will be held at Henderson State University Friday, May 13, with 470 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. The ceremony starts at 9 a.m. at Carpenter-Haygood READ MORE

Gala raises more than $83,000 for Henderson

Henderson State University celebrated its 125th Anniversary with a spectacular gala April 23 at the Hot Springs convention center. Almost 600 guests attended the event that raised more than $83,000 READ MORE

NuFusion concert April 29

NuFusion, Henderson State University’s exciting student jazz ensemble, will perform a free public concert outdoors on Henderson’s Quad Friday, April 29, at 8 p.m. The performance READ MORE

School of Business presents awards, scholarships

Henderson State University’s School of Business held its annual awards banquet and Hall of Fame induction on April 21.  James Barnes, a Henderson graduate and founder of BBA READ MORE

Dance Company in concert May 1-3

Henderson State Theatre and Dance will present three performances of Dance Company in Concert beginning May 1. Original works choreographed by students, guest artists and director Jennifer Maddox READ MORE

Anniversary gala raises more than $83,000

Henderson State's 125th Anniversary Gala raised more than $83,000 for scholarships awarded through the Henderson Foundation. Almost 600 guests attended the event on April 23 at the Hot Springs READ MORE

Horn elected counselor for Arkansas AAFCS

Dana Horn, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences at Henderson State University and director of the Davis-Baker Preschool, has been elected counselor for the Arkansas affiliate of the READ MORE

Barnes inducted into Business Hall of Fame

James Barnes, founder of BBA Solutions and a graduate of Henderson State University, was inducted into Henderson's Business Hall of Fame during a ceremony April 21. In 1997, Barnes, center, READ MORE

Aviation students to intern for corporations

Two Henderson State University aviation students have accepted internships with Arkansas corporations. Jared Coleman, a senior professional pilot major from Hot Springs, will intern for Tyson READ MORE

'Blue Cleaning' brings healthier campus environment

Henderson State University has created a healthier and safer environment for students through the use of “Blue Cleaning.” Electrically activated water (EAW) eliminates the need READ MORE

Chemistry Department receives ACS certification

Henderson State University’s Department of Chemistry has received program approval from the American Chemical Society (ACS), a designation that certifies Henderson’s chemistry READ MORE

Henderson celebrates Methodist roots

Henderson State University had its beginnings on Nov. 6, 1889, when Arkadelphia civic leaders and members of the Methodist Episcopal Church held a town meeting to discuss the establishment of a READ MORE

Henderson hosts career, graduate school fair

Henderson State's Center for Career Development hosted its annual Career and Graduate School Fair April 19 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. Representatives from various businesses, READ MORE

Ellis College honors outstanding students

Henderson State University’s Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts and Sciences honored several students for their creative and academic accomplishments at the annual Student Awards Ceremony READ MORE

Ellis College honors outstanding students

Henderson State University’s Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts and Sciences honored several students for their creative and academic accomplishments at the annual Student Awards Ceremony READ MORE

Wind Ensemble concert April 19

Henderson State University’s Wind Ensemble will perform the music of Arkansas composers at its concert on April 19. The program, entitled "Arkansas Travelers: A Tribute to Composers of READ MORE

Special service to commemorate Henderson's founding

Henderson State University had its beginnings on Nov. 6, 1889, when Arkadelphia civic leaders and members of the Methodist Episcopal Church held a town meeting to discuss the establishment of a READ MORE

Student editors attend N.Y. Times workshop

Two Henderson State University students attended a New York Times Editors Workshop for college media editors April 8 in New York. Ashley Smith, a junior communications major from Gillham, and Emily READ MORE

HSU faculty honored for years of service

Henderson State University honored faculty members for their years of service at a ceremony April 12 in the Garrison Center Banquet Room. Dr. John Hardee, dean of Ellis College and professor of READ MORE

Reflecting on a class project

Amber Ivey, a senior from Jacksonville, found a vantage point in the Garrison Center to sketch the Henderson Quad for an art class project. Ivey was one of several award winners in the 2016 Student READ MORE

Bass, Gibson honored at retirement reception

Dr. Herman "Doc" Gibson, professor of sociology, and Mitzi Bass, assistant professor of English, are both retiring after 21 years of service to Henderson State. They were honored READ MORE

KSWH takes prize for Best Radio Promo at national ceremony

Henderson State University radio station KSWH 102.5 FM won second place for Best Radio Promo at the national College Media Association awards ceremony held in March in New York City. The 2016 David READ MORE

Student newspaper wins top state award

Henderson State University’s student newspaper The Oracle was awarded first place in General Excellence among college newspapers in Arkansas, and Henderson Television (HTV) received second READ MORE

Greek organizations compete in annual Olympics

Several Henderson State sororities and fraternities competed in the 2016 Greek Olympics on the Quad April 7. The exciting events ranged from a water relay and egg toss, to sack races and tug-a-war. READ MORE

Kreckmann to serve on choral faculty in France

Dr. Andrew Kreckmann, director of choral activities and assistant professor of choral conducting and music education at Henderson State University, will serve on the conducting faculty for University READ MORE

Emery wins Best of Show in student art competition

Joshua Emery of Hot Springs was awarded Best of Show for his oil on canvas entitled Iggy in the 2016 Student Competitive Art Exhibition at Henderson State University. Franchesca Smith of Lillie, La., READ MORE

HSU master's in education among most affordable

Henderson State University has been named one of the 50 Most Affordable Small Colleges for a Master’s In Education by the online guide Top Education Degrees. “The Teachers College READ MORE

Students attend Education Majors Fair

Henderson State's Center for Career Development hosted the Education Majors Career Fair April 6 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. The annual event gives Henderson's future teachers an READ MORE

Opera Workshop entertains afternoon audience

The Henderson State University Opera Workshop presented an afternoon performance April 4 featuring several musical selections, including a preview of songs from Avenue Q which will be performed this READ MORE

'Cavalcade of Cartoonists' coming to HSU

In what Henderson State is calling a “Cavalcade of Cartoonists,” the university will host three accomplished comics creators on campus this month. Andy Warner, whose comics have READ MORE

Congressman takes a simulated flight

Bruce Westerman, U.S. Representative for Arkansas's 4th Congressional District, visited the Henderson State campus Wednesday morning where he flew the Aviation Department's state of the art READ MORE

HSU Theatre to present Avenue Q

Henderson State University Theatre, in partnership with the Department of Music, will present seven performances of Avenue Q on April 14, 15, 16, 18, 21, 22, and 23 in the Arkansas Hall Studio READ MORE

Spring has arrived at Henderson

The dogwood trees are blooming at Henderson State, enhancing the spectacular spring beauty across the campus. READ MORE

Facility design class tours Arkadelphia rec center

Students in Dr. Margaret Tudor’s Facility Design and Management class toured the City of Arkadelphia’s multipurpose facility March 30 to observe and apply practical applications READ MORE

Basketball writers to honor Henderson alum

David Worlock, a 1992 Henderson State graduate, will receive the Katha Quinn Award from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association for service to the media. Worlock has served as director of media READ MORE

Studying for success

With only five weeks of classes remaining in the spring semester, Henderson State students have good grades on their minds and are taking every opportunity to study. The Garrison Center offers a READ MORE

Henderson joins Break Away network

Henderson State University has become the first Arkansas member of the Break Away network and will offer students the chance to engage in nontraditional spring break opportunities in 2017. Formed in READ MORE

Radio star Bobby Bones to speak at commencement

Bobby Bones, who has the largest country music radio show in the United States, will speak at Henderson State's spring commencement on May 13. Bones is a 2002 graduate of Henderson with a degree READ MORE

Miller named new business school dean

Henderson State University is pleased to welcome Dr. Marc Miller of Augusta University in Augusta, Georgia, as its new dean of the School of Business. Miller is currently executive director of READ MORE

Trumpeter Tom Strait to present alumni recital March 31

Dr. Tom Strait will present a trumpet recital at 7:30 p.m. March 31 in the Russell Fine Arts recital hall. The performance, including works by Jean Francaix, George Enescu, Anthony Plog, and Eric READ MORE

It's spring break at Henderson State

Henderson State students are enjoying a week off from classes as they take advantage of spring break. When they return March 28, the students will be greeted by a colorful campus full of blooms and, READ MORE

Students attend Alley Scholars Summit

Six Henderson State University students attended the Fifth Annual Alley Scholars Summit at Tarrant County College in Fort Worth, Texas, March 4-5. The minority business students heard distinguished READ MORE

Dance company to perform at Argenta

The HSU Dance Company has been invited to perform April 9 for Dance Impact at Argenta Community Theater in North Little Rock. The program will also include Ballet Arkansas, Untapped, and dance groups READ MORE

Gilpin's scenic design selected for exhibit

Douglas Gilpin’s scenic design for Other Desert Cities was selected for the 2016 USITT Design Expo Exhibition, a biennial juried design exhibition. The exhibition is part of the national READ MORE

Students serve up international dishes

Henderson State's International Student Association presented its annual food bazaar March 17 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. Students prepared and served a tasty selection of dishes from READ MORE

Windgate grant to help support art workshop

Henderson State University has received a $25,000 grant from the Windgate Charitable Foundation of Arkansas in support of the university’s 2016 Summer Intensive Art Studio Workshop. This READ MORE

ASBTDC helps Hot Springs brewery get started

When the CBS Sunday Morning show featured Hot Springs on March 6, it highlighted the Spa City’s historical bathhouses and the therapeutic effects of the national park’s natural READ MORE

Radio star Bobby Bones to speak at commencement

At age 17, Bobby Estell began his radio career in 1998 at Henderson State University’s KSWH. Today, the rising radio star, better known as Bobby Bones, has the biggest country morning show READ MORE

Beebe speaks at pre-law conference

Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe was the guest speaker for the Sidney S. McMath Pre-Law Conference March 15 at Henderson State. Sandy S. McMath, Sid McMath's oldest son, also said a few works at READ MORE

Sullivan a finalist in trombone competition

Elijah Sullivan, a senior instrumental music education major at Henderson State University, is one of three finalists for the International Trombone Festival Alto Trombone Competition. He will READ MORE

Tai is Henderson's first string performance major

Ariya YeinHwa Tai, a freshman at Henderson State, is the university's first  string performance major. She is pursuing a degree in both violin and piano performance. Tai performed March READ MORE

International Food Bazaar March 17

Henderson State University’s International Student Association (HISA) will present its annual Food Bazaar at 5 p.m. March 17 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. International students READ MORE

International Food Bazaar March 17

Henderson State University’s International Student Association (HISA) will present its annual Food Bazaar at 5 p.m. March 17 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. International students READ MORE

Henderson grad named state parks supervisor

Mike Wilson, a 25-year veteran of Arkansas State Parks and a Henderson State University graduate, has been named Region 4 Supervisor for Arkansas State Parks. Wilson has served as park superintendent READ MORE

It's starting to look like spring

Following a week of looming clouds and persistent rain, students were greeted by sunny skies and temperatures near 80 as they attended classes Monday. Next week is spring break and students will get READ MORE

Boswell serving as association president

Dr. Angela Boswell, professor of history and associate dean of Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts and Sciences at Henderson, is serving as president of the Southern Association for Women READ MORE

Strause to exhibit works in North Little Rock

Recent works by Katherine Strause, associate professor and chair of Henderson State’s Department of Art, will be on display March 18-April 9 at the Argenta Gallery in North Little Rock. The READ MORE

Movie nights feature films about women

Henderson State University’s Huie Library has partnered with the Women’s History Organization to host two movie nights marking Women’s History Month. Iron Jawed Angels READ MORE

Crowd-funding platform funds endowed scholarship

Henderson State University became the first public university in the state of Arkansas to utilize the crowd-funding platform Scalefunder. The university’s first project – an READ MORE

HSU uses crowd-funding platform to fund scholarship

With its February launch of Scalefunder, Henderson State University became the first public university in the state of Arkansas to utilize the crowd-funding platform. The university’s first READ MORE

125th anniversary exhibit on display at arts center

Henderson State University is celebrating its 125th anniversary with a variety of special events, including a historic exhibit that opened March 2 at the Arkadelphia Arts Center on Main Street. A READ MORE

Henderson hosts Professional Development Collaborative

Teachers College Henderson hosted its bi-annual Professional Development Collaborative March 2. Students, university faculty, and K-12 partner school teachers attended several sessions presented at READ MORE

Wind Ensemble highlights week of performances

Henderson State University’s Wind Ensemble highlights a week of musical performances on campus. The Wind Ensemble will present “Planes, Trains, and Automobiles” at its READ MORE

An evening of beautiful music

Henderson State choirs presented their winter concert Tuesday in the Russell Fine Arts recital hall. The performance, under the direction of Dr. Andrew Kreckmann, also featured soloists Laura Storm READ MORE

Duvall alumni piano recital March 11

Pianist Andre Duvall will present a recital at 5 p.m. March 11 in the Russell Fine Arts recital hall. The performance is part of Henderson State University’s 125th Anniversary Alumni READ MORE

Henderson State choir concert March 1

Henderson State University choirs will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. March 1 in the Russell Fine Arts Center recital hall. The performance, under the direction of Dr. Andrew Kreckmann, is free and READ MORE

Miss HSU 2016 is Mariah Brown

Mariah Brown, a first year graduate student from Little Rock, was crowned 2016 Miss Henderson State University Feb. 25. Brown also won the overall talent competition and the Community Service Award. READ MORE

Mariah Brown crowned 2016 Miss HSU

Mariah Brown of Little Rock was crowned 2016 Miss Henderson State University Feb. 25. Madison McCaslin of Jackson, Tennessee, was first runner-up, and Dominique Walker of Blytheville was second READ MORE

Pre-law conference to feature Beebe March 15

Henderson State University’s Department of Social Sciences will present the Sidney S. McMath Pre-Law Conference at noon March 15 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. Former Arkansas Gov. READ MORE

McAfee, former students to give organ recital

Organist Kay McAfee and four of her former students will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. March 4 at First United Methodist Church in Arkadelphia. The event is free and open to the public. McAfee was READ MORE

Henderson holds teaching, learning conference

Henderson State's Council for Teaching and Learning is sponsoring Reddie to Teach the 21st Century Student this week at the university. Dr. Ed Nuhfer, a nationally-recognized faculty development READ MORE

'Living Dead' co-creator to speak March 9

A “living legend” of the Living Dead legacy will discuss his filmmaking career March 9 at Henderson State University. John Russo, who co-authored the screenplay for Night of the READ MORE

Henderson plans Science Olympics in April

Henderson State University’s Society of Physics Students chapter has been awarded $497 from the American Institute of Physics (AIP) to host a Science Olympics event on campus April 9. The READ MORE

Reddies play first game at renovated softball field

Henderson's Reddies softball team played its first official game at the newly renovated Dee White Field Friday as HSU hosted Harding in a four-game GAC series this weekend. During the READ MORE

Campus improvements continue

This aerial view of Henderson State's north campus showcases the many recent improvements made to the athletics facilities, as well as the new Reddie Villa Apartments. New turf was installed on READ MORE

Free tax help available on campus

Henderson State University and the Central Arkansas Development Council are teaming up to provide free income tax assistance on campus through April 16. CADC tax preparers will be in Huie Library READ MORE

U.S. News ranks HSU in top five for grads seeking advanced degrees

U.S. News and World Report has named Henderson State one of the top universities in the nation for helping undergraduate students make the move to graduate school. Henderson was ranked fifth for the READ MORE

HSU ranked fifth for grads seeking advanced degrees

Henderson State University has been named one of the top universities in the country for helping undergraduate students make the move to graduate school. U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) ranked READ MORE

Discussion panel based on Khan's book

The Arkansas Political Science Association is organizing a panel based on a book written by Dr. Haroon Khan, professor of political science and public administration at Henderson State. The Khan said READ MORE

President hosts coffee for faculty, staff

Henderson State President Glen Jones visited with faculty and staff Tuesday morning in the Garrison Center dining area. Each month, Jones hosts "Coffee and Conversation with the President" READ MORE

Williamson co-authors third book

Dr. Paul Williamson, professor of psychology at Henderson State University, has co-authored a book about spiritual transformation that will be released this month. Psychology and Spiritual READ MORE

HSU Theatre to present 'And Then There Were None'

Henderson State University Theatre will present seven performances of Agatha Christie’s nail-biting, murder mystery, And Then There Were None. Performances are Feb. 18, 19, 20, 29, and READ MORE

Henderson alum to clerk for attorney general

Colton Jones, a 2012 graduate of Henderson State with a degree in business administration, is one of several new law clerks selected to work in the Arkansas Attorney General's Office. Jones, READ MORE

Miss HSU Pageant Feb. 25

Seven Henderson State University students will vie for the title of Miss HSU 2016 at 7 p.m. Feb. 25 in Arkansas Hall.  The pageant will feature swimsuit, evening gown and talent READ MORE

President's concert honors Mae Whipple

Henderson State's annual President's Concert showcased five excellent student musicians and posthumously honored Mae Whipple Feb. 4. Whipple was a member of the Henderson faculty for 45 READ MORE

Association extends play therapy institute's accreditation

Henderson State's Institute for Play Therapy has been reaccredited by the International Association for Play Therapy for an additional three years. The innovative program was established in 2013 READ MORE

Play Therapy Institute reaccredited

Henderson State University’s Institute for Play Therapy has been reaccredited by the International Association for Play Therapy for an additional three years. The highly successful and READ MORE

Suicide prevention program Feb. 9

Josh Rivedal, a nationally recognized speaker whose life was affected by suicide, will appear at Henderson State University Feb. 9 at 6 p.m. in the Garrison Center Lecture Hall. Rivedal’s READ MORE

Katchen's art on display through Feb. 24

“The Art of Carole Katchen, A Forty-Year Retrospective,” will be on display through Feb. 24 at Henderson State University’s Russell Fine Arts Gallery. The exhibit is READ MORE

HSU hosts elementary music workshop

Music education majors and public school music educators from around the state attended an elementary music workshop Jan. 29 at Henderson. Guest instructor Joshua Black led the participants in a READ MORE

Partnership provides new incentives for Arkadelphia High students

Arkadelphia High School students who earn advanced diplomas will have the opportunity to earn a new type of scholarship at Henderson State University starting with the university’s fall READ MORE

New initiative benefits Arkadelphia High students

Arkadelphia High School students who earn advanced diplomas will have the opportunity to earn a new type of scholarship at Henderson State University starting with the university’s fall READ MORE

Reddie baseball to open season under the lights

Henderson State's Reddie baseball team will play a home game at night for the first time Friday. New lighting illuminated the renovated Clyde Berry Field Wednesday night as the team took the READ MORE

Spring movie schedule announced

Henderson State University has announced its spring 2016 movie series featuring many of the year’s top films. The free movies are open to the public and will be shown in the Garrison Center READ MORE

President's Concert to honor Mae Whipple

Henderson State University’s Department of Music will honor Mae Whipple posthumously at its annual President’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Russell Fine Arts Harwood Recital READ MORE

Community classes start March 1

From everyday chemistry and nonfiction comics, to Chinese music and Spanish love poems, community classes scheduled this spring at Henderson State University will offer a wide variety of READ MORE

New sign at Hot Springs campus

Spring classes are under way at Henderson State's Hot Springs campus which opened last spring in the renovated Landmark Building. A new sign marks the location at 201 Market St. and the READ MORE

Henderson short film festival Jan. 29

Henderson State University will host a short film festival from 7-9 p.m. Jan. 29 in the Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre. The festival will include about 10 films created by Henderson students and READ MORE

Army appoints Bagwell as JAG school dean

Col. Randy Bagwell, a 1987 graduate of Henderson State University, has been appointed as the next dean at the U.S. Army’s Judge Advocate General’s (JAG) School in Charlottesville, READ MORE

Henderson to host dance project Jan. 26-28

Henderson State University will host the Amy Bramlett Dance Project Jan. 26-28. Bramlett will teach dance master classes in the Arkansas Hall Dance Studio from 3-4:15 Jan. 26 and 1:30-2:45 on Jan. READ MORE

Stocking up for spring semester

It was back to the classroom for Henderson students Wednesday as the 2016 spring semester got under way following winter break. The Reddie Bookstore has been busy all week as students purchased their READ MORE

HSU has one of most affordable MBA programs

Henderson State University has one of the 50 most affordable masters of business administration (M.B.A.) degree programs in the nation. Online business education and career guide Top Management READ MORE

Griffen speaks at MLK program

Henderson State hosted a program honoring Martin Luther King Jr. Jan. 18 in the Garrison Center Lecture Hall. Wendell L. Griffen, circuit judge for the Arkansas Sixth Judicial District, Fifth READ MORE

Campus ready for students' return

Students will be returning to the Henderson State campus next week following a well-deserved holiday vacation. Classes will start on Wednesday, but several events are scheduled on Monday including a READ MORE

Flutist to present alumni recital

Flutist Brian Luce will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 25 in Henderson State University’s Russell Fine Arts recital hall. Luce’s performance is part of Henderson’s READ MORE

Annual President's Concert Feb. 4

Henderson State's Department of Music will present its annual President's Concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Russell Fine Arts recital hall. This year's soloists are Bobby Humphries, READ MORE

President's Concert soloists announced

Henderson State University’s Department of Music will present its annual President’s Concert at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Russell Fine Arts Harwood Recital Hall.  The READ MORE

Powell advances in woodwind competition

Rafael Powell, a senior saxophone performance major at Henderson State University, will compete Jan. 10 in the Music Teachers National Association Young Artist Woodwind division competition in READ MORE

Dean's list, honor roll announced

Henderson State University announces the students listed on the Dean's List and Honor Roll for the Fall 2015 semester. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must have achieved a 4.0 READ MORE

Future teachers in training

While most Henderson State students remain home for winter break, the spring 2016 teacher interns are on campus this week for orientation in preparation for classroom training. Spring classes at READ MORE

Happy Holidays from Henderson

Henderson State University will be closed Wednesday, Dec. 23, through Friday, Jan. 1, for the Christmas and New Years holidays. The campus will reopen on Monday, Jan. 4. Spring classes will begin on READ MORE

Business dean candidates to visit campus

In January 2016, Henderson State University will welcome two candidates for the position of dean of the School of Business to visit the campus. Candidates for the position are Dr. Ed Bashaw of READ MORE

Henderson announces fall graduates

Fall commencement ceremonies were held at Henderson State University Dec. 18 with more than 200 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. The ceremony for the School of Business READ MORE

Henderson holds winter commencement

Henderson State University held winter commencement ceremonies Dec. 18 with more than 200 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees.SEE GRADUATE LISTVIEW MORE PHOTOS READ MORE

Students get a 'break for breakfast'

It's finals week at Henderson State and students are studying hard as the fall semester comes to an end. In what has become a tradition, faculty, staff, and administration served a hearty READ MORE

Students receive aviation scholarships

Two Henderson State University aviation students were each awarded a $2,000 scholarship from the Arkansas Aviation Historical Society. Robert Nix of Crossett and Jared Coleman of Hot Springs were READ MORE

Winter commencement Dec. 18

Henderson State University will hold winter commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 18, with more than 200 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. The ceremony for School of READ MORE

HSU alum named state parks director

Grady Spann, a 1984 graduate of Henderson State University, has been named director for Arkansas State Parks. Spann will replace current director Greg Butts who will retire Dec. 31 after 42 years READ MORE

Business plan winners announced

Price Murphree’s concept of a store featuring products made by Arkansas artisans earned the Henderson junior first place and $4,000 in the annual BBA Solutions Business Plan Competition at READ MORE

FCS hosts holiday open house

The Department of Family & Consumer Sciences hosted a holiday open house Dec. 9 for faculty, staff and friends of Henderson. The beautiful decorations in Proctor Hall provided a perfect setting READ MORE

Retirement reception honors Yehl

Bob Yehl, director of Henderson State's Huie Library, is retiring after 30 years of service to the university. Yehl was honored at an English tea reception Dec. 9 in the library's Greene READ MORE

An illuminating holiday experience

Henderson State University's Department of Residence Life hosted the annual Carol of Lights program Dec. 7. Hundreds of luminaries lined the South Lawn sidewalks, and a variety of musical and READ MORE

Warren to attend Innovation Lab in Japan

David Warren, associate professor of art at Henderson State University, is one of six international printmakers chosen to attend an artist-in-residence program at the Mokuhanga Innovation Lab in READ MORE

Wind Ensemble concert Dec. 9

Henderson State University’s Wind Ensemble will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 9 in Arkansas Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.  The program includes: Paris Sketches by READ MORE

Annual Carol of Lights program Dec. 7

Henderson State University will present the annual Carol of Lights holiday program on Monday, Dec. 7. The sidewalks of the south lawn will be lined with hundreds of luminaries, creating a beautiful READ MORE

A holiday tradition at Henderson

Dr. David Thomson's reading of The Night Before Christmas has become a tradition at the annual Carol of Lights program at Henderson State. This year's event will be Dec. 7 at 6 p.m. in READ MORE

Henderson choral concert Dec. 6

Henderson State University’s Concert Choir and Chamber Chorale will perform at 3 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 6, at First United Methodist Church in Arkadelphia. The concert is free and open to the READ MORE

Opera Workshop performance Dec. 4 and 5

The Opera Workshop class at Henderson State University will perform a variety of songs and ensembles at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 4 and 5 in the Arkansas Hall Studio Theatre. “If you’re READ MORE

Choreography Showcase Dec. 3

Henderson State University’s Dance Company will present the annual Fall Choreography Showcase on Dec. 3. Dance students will present original works in progress, showcasing contemporary READ MORE

Student awarded Claritas Investment Certificate

Montana Fuller, a Henderson State University student majoring in finance, has been awarded the Claritas Investment Certificate by the CFA Institute. The Claritas Program provides an overview of the READ MORE

Student art on display in library

Henderson State University's Huie Library provides an excellent location for art students to display their senior exhibitions. The gallery is located on the library's second floor and is READ MORE

Band concert at Henderson Dec. 1

Henderson State University’s Symphony and Concert bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 in Arkansas Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.  READ MORE READ MORE

Symphony, Concert bands perform Dec. 1

Henderson State University’s Symphony and Concert bands will perform at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 in Arkansas Hall. The concert is free and open to the public.  The Symphony READ MORE

Happy Thanksgiving from Henderson

Henderson State University will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 25, through Friday, Nov. 27, for the Thanksgiving holiday. Classes will resume on Monday, Nov. 30. READ MORE

Reddies grab first NCAA playoff victory

The third time was a charm for Henderson State as the Reddies won their first-ever NCAA playoff game with a 23-16 victory over No. 16 Sioux Falls, Saturday at Carpenter-Haygood Stadium in READ MORE

Alcoa grant to fund field station boat dock

A $25,000 grant from the Alcoa Foundation will fund the construction of a boat dock at Henderson State University’s Simonson Biological Field Station. The ADA accessible dock will provide READ MORE

Campus community thanks Henderson donors

As Henderson State seeks to expand and diversify donor support, the campus community said “thank you” to those who have provided private financial support to the READ MORE

Campus community thanks HSU donors

As Henderson State seeks to expand and diversify donor support, the campus community said “thank you” to those who have provided private financial support to the university. READ MORE

School of Business inducts Dawkins

Dr. Louis Dawkins, center, who is serving as dean of Henderson State's School of Business, was inducted into the School of Business Hall of Fame during a ceremony Nov. 13.   READ MORE READ MORE

School of Business honors Dawkins

Serving as dean of Henderson State University’s School of Business has become a familiar task for Dr. Louis Dawkins. He was appointed to fill the vacant dean’s post this summer, READ MORE

Reddies win 'Battle,' will host playoff game

The Henderson State Reddies beat the OBU Tigers 21-17 Saturday to win the 89th Battle of the Ravine. With the victory, Henderson will host Sioux Falls in a NCAA Division II playoff game Nov. READ MORE

Battle of the Ravine interview

KATV Channel 7 Daybreak anchor Chris Kane interviews Henderson State athletic director Shawn Jones during the Battle of the Ravine Pep Rally early this morning at Ouachita Baptist University's READ MORE

Cadet named Distinguished Military Graduate

Kyle Merritt, a senior ROTC cadet at Henderson State University, was named a Distinguished Military Graduate, placing him in an elite group of cadets honored by the U.S. Army Cadet READ MORE

Merritt named Distinguished Military Graduate

A Henderson State University ROTC cadet has received one of the U.S. Army Cadet Command’s highest honors. Kyle Merritt, a senior physics major, was named a Distinguished Military Graduate, READ MORE

Henderson State salutes nation's veterans

Henderson State University salutes our nation's veterans for their past and current service. Thank you for protecting our freedoms. As a military friendly school, Henderson strives to support READ MORE

Henderson hosts graduate school fair

Graduate school representatives from various universities and other programs participated in Henderson State University's Graduate School Fair Nov. 10. The fair gives students the chance to meet READ MORE

Guest pianist to lecture, perform Nov. 13

Acclaimed concert pianist and piano scholar Dr. David Northington will present a lecture and recital at Henderson State University Nov. 13 at 2 p.m. in the Russell Fine Arts recital hall. The event READ MORE

HSU Theatre production starts Nov. 12

Henderson State University Theatre will present seven performances of A.R. Gurney’s warm-hearted and gently humorous play What I Did Last Summer. Performances start at 7:30 p.m. on Nov. 12, READ MORE

Battle of the Ravine Nov. 14 at OBU

The Henderson State Reddies will travel across the street to Ouachita Baptist University Nov. 14 for the 89th Battle of the Ravine. Kickoff for the “Shortest Road Trip in College READ MORE

International radio program interviews Rigsby

Dr. Malcolm Rigsby, associate professor of sociology at Henderson State, was interviewed Nov. 5 on the international radio program Prison Focus hosted by KPOO Radio in San Francisco. The 30-minute READ MORE

Guest philosopher lectures on internet technology

Acclaimed philosopher Dr. Michael Lynch shared his thoughts on the Internet as a source of information during a guest lecture Oct. 5 at Henderson State. Lynch is a philosophy professor at the READ MORE

McNair Scholar attends research symposium

Henderson State University’s Summer Research Internship program gave senior Brian Cole a competitive edge as he prepares to pursue his Ph.D. in chemical engineering. The chemistry major READ MORE

Fraternity puts focus on the homeless

Tents popped up on Henderson State's Quad Nov. 4 as part of Phi Beta Sigma's national project for homeless awareness. The fraternity accepted clothing, blankets and non-perishable food READ MORE

Henderson honors distinguished alumni

Henderson State University honored John Gentry, from left, Ann Kincl, and Johnny Hudson as Distinguished Alumni at a banquet Oct. 23, 2015. The event was part of Homecoming festivities and the READ MORE

Professors' book outlines comics creation

A collaboration between three Henderson State University professors has produced a book outlining the steps to creating a graphic nonfiction story. Dr. Randy Duncan, Michael Ray Taylor, and David READ MORE

Landscaping enhances new residence hall

Landscaping is almost complete at University Place, Henderson State's new residence hall. University Place and the new Reddie Villa apartments provide additional modern living accommodations for READ MORE

Animal behavior expert to speak Nov. 12

Dr. Bob Bailey, an animal behavior expert who has trained more than 140 species, will speak at Henderson State University Nov. 12 from noon-1 p.m. in the Garrison Center Banquet Room. Bailey is a READ MORE

Play therapy association honors Hudspeth

Dr. Franc Hudspeth, chair and assistant professor of counselor education at Henderson State University, was awarded the National Service Award by the National Association for Play Therapy (APT). The READ MORE

Henderson hands out Halloween candy

A little rain didn't dampen the spirits of several hundred trick-or-treaters and their parents who attended Henderson Halloween Friday night. Campus organizations handed out candy to a steady READ MORE

Philosophy lecture to focus on technology

In celebration of Henderson State University’s 125th anniversary, Dr. Michael Lynch will deliver the Philosophy Club’s annual lecture at 7 p.m. Nov. 5 in the Lecture Hall at the READ MORE

State representatives speak to class

State representatives Richard Womack, left, and Justin Gonzales spoke to students in Dr. Haroon Khan’s Legislative Process class Oct. 27 at Henderson State University. Womack explained READ MORE

Worth's book combines math, baseball

Dr. Fred Worth, professor of mathematics at Henderson State University, has combined his profession and his passion for baseball to write and publish College Mathematics Through Baseball. The new READ MORE

Henderson Halloween event Oct. 30

Hundreds of trick-or-treaters are expected for Henderson Halloween on Friday, Oct. 30. Henderson State’s annual Halloween event will be held outdoors on the South Lawn in front of Arkansas READ MORE

Skye Austin crowned homecoming queen

Skye Austin, a senior political science major from Monticello, was crowned 2015 Homecoming Queen at Henderson State University during a pregame ceremony Oct. 24. She was among 32 students who were READ MORE

Henderson honors Distinguished Alumni

Henderson State University honored John Gentry, from left, Ann Kincl, and Johnny Hudson as Distinguished Alumni at a banquet Oct. 23. The event was part of Homecoming festivities and the celebration READ MORE

Halloween Silent Horror Movie Night

Huie Library is hosting  Halloween Silent Horror Movie Night.  Come for showings of the classic silent horror films, Nosferatu (1922) & The READ MORE

Summer holds on for homecoming

It's homecoming at Henderson State and the sun was still shining on the beautiful campus late this week. The 10 homecoming queen finalists will be announced tonight during a pep rally at the READ MORE

STEM Center receives $145,310 grant

Henderson State University’s STEM Center has received a $145,310 grant that will enhance professional development for math and science teachers. The STEM Center will use the three-year READ MORE

Ballet Arkansas to perform Oct. 30

Ballet Arkansas is bringing its fall tour to Henderson State University Oct. 30. The program, entitled Meet Ballet Arkansas, will feature performances, along with introductions, comments, and READ MORE

Whelchel completes second ironman triathlon

Penny Whelchel, assistant professor of family and consumer sciences and director of dietetics specialization at Henderson State, completed her second Ironman Triathlon Oct. 17 in Wilmington, N.C., READ MORE

Henderson set to celebrate homecoming

Henderson State University will celebrate “A Reunion of Hearts” during homecoming Oct. 21-24. From receptions, luncheons and a theater production, to sporting events, tailgating READ MORE

Henderson to celebrate homecoming Oct. 21-24

Henderson State University will celebrate “A Reunion of Hearts” during homecoming Oct. 21-24. From receptions, luncheons and a theater production, to sporting events, tailgating READ MORE

Music faculty showcase Oct. 20

Henderson State University’s music faculty will put their talents on display at the HSU Faculty Showcase Oct. 20. Instrumentalists and vocalists will perform solo and chamber works by a READ MORE

Homecoming court candidates announced

Homecoming activities at Henderson State University begin Oct. 21 when the student body begins voting for the 2015 homecoming queen. Thirty-one students are nominated for the homecoming court. The 10 READ MORE

Family Science Night Oct. 22

Henderson State University’s science and mathematics departments will present the annual HSU Family Science Night on Oct. 22 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. Biology, chemistry, physics, computer READ MORE

Nursing department achieves 100 percent pass rate

The Henderson State University Department of Nursing has been recognized by the Arkansas State Board of Nursing for its excellent pass rate on the National Council Licensure Examination (NCLEX) for READ MORE

Henderson joins CFA Institute program

Henderson State University’s Bachelor of Business Administration degree with a concentration in Finance was recognized by Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Institute in its University READ MORE

New book chronicles history of Henderson

A limited edition book commemorating Henderson State University's 125th anniversary has been published and is now available online and at the Reddie Bookstore. The School with a Heart: Henderson READ MORE

New book chronicles Henderson's history

The story of how a small, south Arkansas college evolved into a thriving, regional university is chronicled in the new book The School with a Heart: Henderson State University at 125. The limited READ MORE

Saxophone recital by alumnus Oct. 12

Saxophonist Marc Ballard will present a recital at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 12 in Henderson State University's Russell Fine Arts recital hall. Ballard's performance is part of Henderson's 125th READ MORE

Henderson inducts nine into Hall of Honor

Nine former athletes were inducted into Henderson State University Reddie Hall of Honor Oct. 3 during a ceremony in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. Category I (football and basketball) inductees READ MORE

Henderson inducts nine into Hall of Honor

Nine former athletes were inducted into Henderson State University Reddie Hall of Honor Oct. 3 during a ceremony in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. Inductees include: Grady Bean, Devon Hughes, READ MORE

Oct. 8 performance to feature flute, piano

Henderson State University will present Music from Argentina for Flute and Piano at 7:30 p.m. Oct. 8 in the Russell Fine Arts Recital Hall. The performance will feature Elena Yarritu on flute and READ MORE

Small Works on Paper exhibit opens Oct. 6

Henderson State University’s Russell Fine Arts Gallery and the Arkansas Arts Council will present the Small Works on Paper art exhibition Oct. 6-26. An opening reception will be held at the READ MORE

NCTQ Ranks Henderson Teacher Prep a Best Value

The National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) ranked Henderson State University’s programs in secondary education teacher preparation as being a best value among colleges of education in READ MORE

Construction projects nearing completion

Several construction projects on the Henderson State campus are nearing completion. Many students have already moved into University Place, Henderson's new residence hall. Landscaping is under READ MORE

Kneebone to serve at health and safety summit

Henderson State University General Counsel Elaine Kneebone has been invited to serve at the NCAA Division II Health and Safety Summit in Indianapolis, Indiana. Kneebone is a 1997 Henderson State READ MORE

Big Dam Horns to perform at tailgate Oct. 3

The Big Dam Horns, a 12-member jazz/rock/funk band, will perform Saturday, Oct. 3, during a pregame tailgate party at Henderson State University. The performance will start around 12:30 p.m. next to READ MORE

Theatre to perform 'The Glass Menagerie'

Henderson State University Theatre will present seven performances of Tennessee Williams’ first great popular success, The Glass Menagerie, on Oct. 1, 2, 3, 5, 8, 9, and 10. All READ MORE

Game day celebrates military, families

An ROTC cadet's helmet reflects pregame activities Sept. 26 as the Henderson State Reddies hosted Southwestern Oklahoma in a Great American Conference football matchup. A variety of activities READ MORE

Henderson hosts Foundation scholarship reception

Henderson State held its inaugural Foundation Scholarship Reception Sept. 24. More than 250 students received scholarship support through the generosity of alumni and friends of the university. The READ MORE

Judge Wendell Griffen speaks at Henderson

Henderson State University observed Constitution Day Sept. 24 with a presentation by Wendell Griffen, trial court judge for the Fifth Division of the Sixth Circuit in Pulaski County. Griffen spoke READ MORE

Congressman, collaborators discuss their book

Georgia Congressman John Lewis, a key figure in the civil rights movement, spoke at Henderson Sept. 22 as part of the university's Reddie Read program. Lewis' graphic novel trilogy entitled READ MORE

Art professor wins top award at exhibition

David Warren, associate professor of art at Henderson State, was awarded Best of Show at the 2015 Irene Rosenzweig Biennial Juried Exhibition in Pine Pine Bluff for his linocut entitled Voyage. The READ MORE

Henderson holds Reddie to Serve Day

Several hundred Henderson students, faculty and staff participated in Reddie to Serve Day Sept. 19. Armed with rakes, trash bags and other tools, they split into teams and conquered more than 30 READ MORE

State OKs physics teacher licensure option

Physics majors at Henderson State University who aspire to teach now have a quicker route to the classroom. The Arkansas Department of Education has approved Henderson’s bachelor of science READ MORE

Henderson hosts STEM think tank

More than 140 classroom teachers, district administrators and others attended a think tank for STEM partnerships in Southwest Arkansas Sept. 16 at Henderson State University. Discussion focused on READ MORE

Work continues on athletics facilities

Workers are adding the finishing touches to Henderson State's baseball field. A new turf surface has been installed along with a new seating area. New fencing is being added, along with various READ MORE

Educator programs nationally recognized

Four educator licensure programs offered by Teachers College, Henderson have been recognized by their national specialty program associations with no conditions. “National recognition for READ MORE

Henderson to honor distinguished alumni

Henderson State University will honor three distinguished alumni Oct. 23 during homecoming. Johnny Hudson, John Gentry and Ann Kincl were selected for their outstanding achievements and contributions READ MORE

Marching to the beat of the Showband drummers

Henderson State's Showband provided pregame entertainment Sept. 10 as the Reddies hosted East Central University. Henderson jumped out to a quick lead, but couldn't hold on as ECU scored READ MORE

Henderson to host 'Flute Spa' Sept. 19

Henderson State University’s Department of Music will host a Flute Spa for students, teachers and band directors Saturday, Sept. 19, in the Russell Fine Arts building. The free workshop READ MORE

Guest trombonist to perform Sept. 17

Internationally renowned trombonist Peter Ellefson will present a guest recital at 7:30 p.m. Sept. 17 in Henderson State University’s Russell Fine Arts recital hall. He will be accompanied READ MORE

U.S. News ranks Henderson in south's top 100

Henderson State University has been named one of the top 100 publicly funded regional universities in the south in the latest U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) rankings. The university is ranked No. READ MORE

U.S. News ranks Henderson in top 50

Henderson State University has been named one of the top 50 publicly funded regional universities in the south in the latest U.S. News and World Report (USNWR) rankings. The university is ranked No. READ MORE

Constitution Day program Sept. 24

Henderson State University will observe Constitution Day Thursday, Sept. 24, with a presentation by Wendell Griffen, trial court judge for the Fifth Division of the Sixth Circuit in Pulaski County. READ MORE

Nunley to present senior art exhibit

Hailey Nunley, an art major at Henderson State University, will present her senior exhibit Sept. 28-Oct. 4 in Huie Library’s student gallery. Entitled A Cup of Joy, the exhibit is an READ MORE

Langley to speak at lecture series

Dr. Travis Langley, professor of psychology at Henderson State, will speak to an audience from the Arkansas School for Mathematics and Science in Hot Springs Dec. 10 as a ASMSA guest presenter for READ MORE

Harris receives 'Life Toucher' award

Wanda Harris, education specialist and counselor for Student Support Services at Henderson State, has been selected by Teen Promise Inc. as a "Life Toucher." The award honors Harris' READ MORE

Sororities welcome new members

Three Henderson State sororities, Alpha Sigma Alpha, Alpha Sigma Tau, and Alpha Xi Delta, welcomed new members Sept. 4 on bid day. When the recruits opened their letters, they ran READ MORE

Community Kick-Off Sept. 10

Football season has arrived at Henderson State University as the Reddies host East Central University Thursday, Sept. 10, at Carpenter-Haygood Stadium. Game time is 7 p.m. Not only will the game mark READ MORE

Civil rights leader to speak Sept. 22

Georgia Congressman John Lewis, a key figure of the civil rights movement, will speak at Henderson State University Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. in Arkansas Hall. Lewis’ graphic novel trilogy READ MORE

Students receive leadership training

Henderson State hosted a leadership development program this week for 15 students to help them become leaders both in the classroom and in the campus community. The program concluded Friday with a READ MORE

Professor has book published

A book by Dr. Haroon A. Khan, professor of political science and public administration at Henderson State University, has been published and is available for sale. Khan said The Idea of Good READ MORE

Another great day for classes

After more than a week of activities welcoming students back to the Henderson campus, the scholars have settled into their daily routines. Nice weather has helped make the transition even easier. READ MORE

Workers installing turf on baseball field

Henderson State's Clyde Berry Baseball Field is getting a facelift as workers lay new turf this week. A seating area on the hill behind the third base line was recently completed. A new fence READ MORE

Students attend organization fair

A variety of student groups participated in the Student Organization Fair held Aug. 27 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. The fair gives the organizations an opportunity to introduce themselves READ MORE

Henderson hosts community fair

Henderson's new students were introduced to Arkadelphia area businesses and organizations during the fall community fair Aug. 25 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. The fair is designed to READ MORE

Henderson welcomes new faculty

Henderson State University welcomed 16 new faculty members for the 2015 fall term, which began Aug. 24. The new faculty includes: • Dr. Andrew Kreckmann, interim director of choral READ MORE

Alumni inducted into Academy of Scholars

Henderson State University inducted three alumni into the Academy of Scholars Aug. 25 during a convocation ceremony in Arkansas Hall. The Academy is comprised of Henderson graduates who have gained READ MORE

Schroeder, Jones in concert Aug. 28

Dr. Phillip Schroeder, professor of music at Henderson State University, and violinist Margaret Jones will perform three works recently composed by Schroeder at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 28 in the Russell Fine READ MORE

Pianists to present recital Sept. 1

Dr. May Tsao-Lim, associate professor of music at Henderson State University, will collaborate with pianists Luis Sanchez and Libby Vanatta in a piano recital Sept. 1. The free performance begins at READ MORE

Academy of Scholars inducts three

Henderson State University inducted three alumni into the Academy of Scholars Aug. 25 during a convocation ceremony in Arkansas Hall. The Academy is comprised of Henderson graduates who have gained READ MORE

Three alumni join Academy of Scholars

Henderson State University  inducted three alumni into the Academy of Scholars today during a convocation ceremony on campus. The Academy is comprised of Henderson graduates who have gained READ MORE

Kreckmann named interim director of choral activities

Andrew Kreckmann has joined Henderson State University as Interim Director of Choral Studies. Before joining Henderson State, Kreckmann served as Interim Director of Choral Studies at Wayne State READ MORE

Classes begin today at Henderson State

Following a week of events welcoming students to the Henderson State campus, the university's 125th year officially began today with the start of classes. New students will have the opportunity READ MORE

Henderson freshmen form traditional heart

Henderson State's 2015 freshman class assembled on the South Lawn Thursday afternoon to pose for the annual freshman heart photo. Welcome Week activities continue Thursday night with a street READ MORE

HSU students gather at ice cream social

Henderson State students were treated to ice cream Wednesday evening in the Garrison Center as part of Welcome Week activities. Freshmen arrived on campus Tuesday, and more students are moving in READ MORE

Welcome Week activities continue for freshmen

Henderson State freshmen gathered on the Quad Tuesday evening to learn more about their fellow classmates. The students were led through a variety of activities providing social opportunities. READ MORE

It's move-in day for HSU freshmen

Henderson State freshmen began moving into campus housing this morning. They were welcomed by student, faculty and staff volunteers who helped the new students carry furnishings to their rooms. A READ MORE

Henderson State celebrates 125 years

Since 1890, Henderson State University has provided countless opportunities for generations of students. This year, the university celebrates 125 years of empowering students to achieve their dreams READ MORE

Reddies start practice on new turf field

The Henderson State Reddies began preparations for the upcoming football season on a new turf practice field this week. The field received the new surface this summer, along with the installation of READ MORE

New turf gives fresh look to softball field

Delores Brumfield White Field is getting a new look. New turf for Henderson's softball field is one of several improvements under way at HSU's athletic facilities. A new surface has already READ MORE

Planetarium announces fall schedule

The planetarium at Henderson State University’s Reynolds Science Center has scheduled four public shows this fall. From the secrets of the sun to a continuous barrage of brilliant meteors, READ MORE

Wewers establish $200,000 in endowments

Inspired by the educational opportunities offered at their alma mater, two Henderson State University graduates have established two scholarship endowments at the university. Chris and Debra Wewers READ MORE

McNair summer interns get a jump on research

Twelve undergraduates participating in Henderson State’s Summer Research Internship program presented their research proposals July 29 following weeks of workshops and preparation. These READ MORE

Students settle into new apartments

Students began moving into Henderson's new Reddie Villa Apartments last weekend. Work continues on new fencing and landscaping at the complex, and the pool is expected to be ready next week. READ MORE

Argo joins HSU as social media strategist

Jordan Argo has joined the marketing and communications team at Henderson State University as social media strategist. Argo will use Henderson’s social media channels to help enhance the READ MORE

Enhancements under way at athletics facilities

Improvement projects are under way at several Henderson State athletics venues including the installation of new synthetic turf at the baseball, softball, and practice fields, along with a new READ MORE

New apartments nearing completion

Henderson State's new apartment complex, Reddie Villa Apartments, is nearing completion as workers add the finishing touches. Installation of furniture and appliances is under way this week as READ MORE

Henderson alums earn teaching awards

Several Arkansas teachers who are Henderson State alumni have been honored this year for their achievements in the classroom. Tammye Stahler, a math instructor at Harrison High School, was named READ MORE

Athletics introduces branding enhancements

Henderson State's iconic "H" logo has undergone a facelift to reflect a modern vision for the university's Department of Athletics. The new, slanted "spirit mark" READ MORE

Athletics unveils branding enhancements

Henderson State's iconic "H" logo has undergone a facelift to reflect a modern vision for the university's Department of Athletics. The new, slanted "spirit mark" stands READ MORE

Claar to speak at Hot Springs Rotary July 15

Dr. Victor Claar, professor of economics at Henderson State University, will be the guest speaker July 15 for the Hot Springs National Park Rotary Club meeting at the Arlington Hotel. Claar is the READ MORE

Henderson BSE grad honored

Henderson State University graduate Keragan McCready ('08), an offensive line coach at East Ascension High School, has been given the Strength of America Award. The honor, which was also given READ MORE

Henderson grad chosen rural teacher of year

Harrison High School’s Tammye Stahler, a math instructor, is the 2015 Arkansas Rural Teacher of the Year.  Stahler has taught exclusively at rural schools, including Mena Public READ MORE

Henderson named one of most affordable small colleges west of the Mississippi

Henderson State University has been named one of the nation’s 100 most affordable small colleges west of the Mississippi River by GreatValueColleges.net. Henderson was ranked No. 14 on the READ MORE

Band camp concludes 50th anniversary

HSU Band Camp's senior concert brought the camp's 50th anniversary to an end last week. Former Henderson State band director David Rollins led the senior high first band in its final READ MORE

Zarzosa presents research in Fayetteville

Business professor Dr. Jennifer Zarzosa presented her research, "Pastiche as a Creative Process in Mashup Music" at the Consumer Culture Theory Conference at the University of Arkansas READ MORE

Athletic department to unveil new look

Henderson State University’s Department of Athletics will launch a new brand enhancement at a press conference Wednesday, July 15, at 10:30 a.m. The event will be in Henderson’s READ MORE

STEM camp offers high-tech learning

Henderson State's STEM Center gave students hands-on experience with a variety of high-tech gadgets this week during STEM Camp. They created designs such as eyeglass frames and miniature houses READ MORE

HSU athletics wins marketing award

Henderson State University’s Athletic Department was awarded a gold medal at the National Association of Collegiate Marketing Administrators (NACMA) Best of Awards Ceremony. The program READ MORE

Alumni receive presidential teaching awards

Two Henderson State alumni have been named winners of the 2015 Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching. Amanda Jones, a science teacher at Poyen High School, and Brian READ MORE

Summer term, camps under way at Henderson

Henderson State's second summer term is in full swing. This week also mark's the final session of HSU Band Camp, and Henderson's STEM Center is hosting a camp. READ MORE

Campus closed Friday for July 4 holiday

In observance of Independence Day, Henderson State University will be closed Friday, July 3. Normal schedules will resume on Monday, July 6. READ MORE

HSU hosts Summer Intensive Studio Classes

Henderson State's Visual Arts Department hosted its annual Summer Intensive Studio Classes last week. The professional development courses included papermaking, painting, ceramics, digital READ MORE

HSU Band Camp celebrates 50th anniversary

What began in 1965 as a summer camp for local junior and senior high school band students has evolved into a half-century-long tradition that has attracted thousands of young musicians to Henderson READ MORE

HSU Band Camp celebrates 50th anniversary

What began in 1965 as a summer camp for local junior and senior high school band students has evolved into a half-century-long tradition that has attracted thousands of young musicians to Henderson READ MORE

Heart Start welcomes incoming freshmen

Henderson State continues to welcome incoming freshmen this summer with a series of Heart Start sessions.  The orientation event gives new students the opportunity to register for READ MORE

Leible honored as Employee of the Year

Allen Leible has managed Henderson State University’s Simonson Biological Field Station since it opened in 2011. His efforts to develop the station into a dynamic research facility have READ MORE

Band camp gets under way at Henderson

Band camp is a 50-year tradition at Henderson State University. It is believed that at least 50,000 high school and junior high musicians have attended the summer camp since its inception in 1965. READ MORE

Heart Start sessions continue at Henderson

Henderson State hosted incoming freshmen this week during the third and fourth sessions of Heart Start. The summer orientation event gives them the opportunity to register for fall classes, READ MORE

Author shares 'flipped class' concept with educators

Jonathan Bergmann, who is considered one of the pioneers in the Flipped Class Movement, spoke to a group of educators earlier this month at Henderson State University. Bergmann believes educators READ MORE

Trees a living memorial to fallen soldiers

In 1919, this ring of holly trees was planted as a living memorial to honor Henderson students and a former teacher killed during World War I. The trees are located on the South Lawn in front of Huie READ MORE

Heart Start targets incoming freshmen

Henderson State hosted its first two Heart Start sessions this week. Heart Start is the first phase of the orientation process for incoming freshmen at Henderson. It gives them the opportunity to READ MORE

Henderson alum completes leadership program

Phillip Turner, a 2014 graduate of Henderson State University, was one of 12 students this spring completing the Emerging Leaders Program sponsored by Wal-Mart. The national program places minority READ MORE

Professor to use 3D printers as teaching tool

Dr. Matthew Sutherlin, assistant professor and chair of curriculum and instruction for Teachers College, Henderson, used a grant to purchase three 3D printers, along with handheld 3D scanners. He READ MORE

Professor to bring 3D printers into classroom

As technology continues to evolve, so does its integration with education. A professor at Henderson State University will soon bring 3D printers into K-12 classrooms to help turn students’ READ MORE

HSU alum to lead state's computer science effort

The Arkansas Department of Education has named a Henderson State alumnus as its new coordinator of computer science. Anthony Owen received a B.S. in mathematics with a minor in education and computer READ MORE

New apartment complex nearing completion

Henderson State's new apartment complex, Reddie Villas, is nearing completion. The gated complex, which includes five buildings and a clubhouse, will accommodate 240 students. It will be ready READ MORE

Henderson online MSE programs nationally ranked

Two of Henderson State University’s online master’s programs have been named among the country’s best programs for teaching and special education. GoGrad.org, an READ MORE

New residence hall continues to take shape

As construction continues on the exterior of the new residence hall complex at Henderson State, workers were lifting stacks of drywall into the rooms Tuesday. Brickwork has begun, and most of the READ MORE

Leible named employee of the year

Allen Leible, field station manager for Henderson State University’s Simonson Biological Field Station, has been named the university's 2015 Employee of the Year. Representatives from READ MORE

Baseball team returns home from World Series

Henderson State's baseball team returned home to cheers after playing in the semifinals of the NCAA Division II Baseball National Championships in Cary, N.C. The Reddies' season READ MORE

Trustees OK 3.25 percent increase in tuition and fees

The Henderson State University Board of Trustees have approved a 3.25 percent increase in tuition and fees for the 2015-2016 fiscal year. This increase brings tuition for in-state undergraduates to READ MORE

HSU to host art workshop for teens

Registration is under way for the Summer Intensive Studio Teen Workshop at Henderson State University June 29-July 3. The weeklong day camp studio experience is open to children ages READ MORE

First summer term under way at HSU

The first summer term began this week at Henderson State and students are already taking advantage of the resources available in Huie Library. The second summer term begins June 29. Admission READ MORE

Spring dean's list, honor roll announced

Henderson State University announces the students listed on the dean's list and honor roll for the Spring 2015 semester. To be named to the dean's list, a student must have achieved a 4.0 READ MORE

Future Reddies participate in scholarship ceremony

More than 50 Arkadelphia High School seniors who plan to attend Henderson State next year participated in the Arkadelphia Promise signing ceremony May 20. HSU treated the future Reddies to a READ MORE

HSU to host physical education training

Certified SPARK physical education trainers will offer training for teachers and physical education students June 11 at Henderson State University’s Wells Gym. SPARK physical education is a READ MORE

Reddies advance to college world series

Henderson State won the NCAA Div. II Central Region baseball title Sunday and will be one of eight teams playing for the national championship next week in Cary, N.C. The Reddies beat the No. 1 team READ MORE

Henderson ASBTDC featured on morning show

The Arkansas Small Business and Technology Development Center at Henderson State University is partnering with the Arkansas Economic Development Commission (AEDC) Small and Minority Business Division READ MORE

Staff recognized for earning degrees

Henderson State University’s Staff Senate honored 10 staff members who recently earned their graduate or undergraduate degrees. They were recognized at an awards luncheon May 12. The READ MORE

Reddies in their first-ever NCAA postseason baseball game

The Henderson State Reddies earned an at-large bid to the NCAA Central Region in St. Cloud, Minn. after finishing as the Great American Conference Tournament runners-up. Henderson enters the READ MORE

HSU staff honored for years of service

SEE MORE PHOTOS Staff employees at Henderson State University were honored for years of service during a luncheon and awards ceremony held May 12. Mike Beggs, a skilled tradesman for the physical READ MORE

Wayland awarded NSF fellowship

Hunter Wayland, a chemistry major from Arkadelphia who just graduated from Henderson State University, has received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. She will be attending READ MORE

2015 spring graduates announced

Spring commencement ceremonies were held at Henderson State University Friday, May 8, with approximately 450 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. The ceremony for the School READ MORE

Riley joins recreation magazine advisory board

Dr. Kevin Riley, assistant professor of recreation at Henderson State, has joined the advisory board for Parks & Recreation Magazine. He will attend a board launch meeting May 19-20 in READ MORE

Golf tourney supports foundation scholarship

A golf tournament to support the Christopher Castleberry Memorial Foundation Business Scholarship will be held May 23 at DeGray Lake Golf Course. Tee-time for the two-man scramble is 9 a.m. The READ MORE

Wayland awarded NSF fellowship

Hunter Wayland, a chemistry major from Arkadelphia who just graduated from Henderson State University, has received the National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowship. She will be attending READ MORE

Watkins receives Doctoral Academy Fellowship

Sara Watkins, a mathematics major from Paris, Ark., has been awarded a prestigious Doctoral Academy Fellowship to pursue her Ph.D. in mathematics at the University of Arkansas. Watkins graduated from READ MORE

Watkins receives prestigious fellowship

Earlier this spring, Sara Watkins wasn't sure where she would be attending graduate school following commencement on May 8. She had won several awards for her academic performance while at READ MORE

Commencement brings out the smiles

The graduates were all smiles May 8 for Henderson State's spring commencement. About 450 students received their graduate and undergraduate degrees.  SEE MORE PHOTOS READ MORE

Henderson State celebrates commencement

Graduate and undergraduate degrees were conferred for about 450 Henderson State students May 8 during commencement ceremonies at Wells Gym. READ MORE

New scholarship honors Staffords

A scholarship honoring Ellis and Beatrice Stafford has been established and will be awarded annually to Gurdon High School seniors planning to attend Henderson State University. Beatrice Stafford READ MORE

Nelson takes helm of HSU McNair program

Dr. Shaneá Morrison Nelson has been named assistant director of the Ronald E. McNair Postbaccalaureate Scholars Program at Henderson State University. Nelson was a McNair scholar during her READ MORE

Friday commencement finalizes spring semester

Commencement on Friday, May 8, will officially conclude the 2015 spring semester at Henderson State. More than 400 graduate and undergraduate students will receive their diplomas. The ceremony for READ MORE

Endowment honors HSU professor Dr. John Graves

An endowment honoring Dr. John Graves, professor of history and chair of the social sciences department at Henderson State University, has been established by an anonymous donor. Entitled the John READ MORE

It's time to close the books on spring semester

It's finals week at Henderson State and that means students are wrapping up their studies for the spring semester. The residence halls are starting to empty as they pack up and go home for the READ MORE

Small business forum targets minorities

Minorities and disabled veterans interested in owning or expanding a small business in Arkansas will soon have a chance to explore available opportunities. The Arkansas Small Business and Technology READ MORE

Registration dates set for summer sessions

Regular registration for summer classes at Henderson State University will be May 11-12 for the pre-summer term, May 26 for the first summer term, and June 29 for the second summer term. Eligible READ MORE

Work progressing on new student housing

After many rainy days in April, construction crews working on Henderson's new student housing have welcomed sunny skies as they work to have both the new residence hall and apartment complex READ MORE

Henderson Named Top Affordable Small College

Henderson State University has been named one of the nation’s top 100 affordable small colleges by Best Value Schools. Henderson was ranked No. 11 on the list provided by the online READ MORE

Garrison Center's grand entrance

Henderson's Garrison Activity and Conference Center provides an eye-catching welcome when entering from the Quad. The Garrison Center is home to Chick-Fil-A, Starbucks, Reddie Bookstore, the READ MORE

HSU helps promote College Signing Day

Henderson State University is one of a select group of universities nationwide that will work with First Lady Michelle Obama to promote this year’s College Signing Day READ MORE

HSU Dance Company takes the stage

Henderson State's Dance Company presented three evenings of original works choreographed by students, guest artists, and director Jennifer Maddox April 26-28.  SEE MORE PHOTOS READ MORE

Honors College graduates receive medallions

Twenty-seven Honors College students who will graduate in May from Henderson State University were awarded medallions during a recent ceremony at the Capt. Henderson House. Dr. Steve Adkison, provost READ MORE

Opera Workshop performs 'Billy Goats Gruff'

Henderson's Opera Workshop presented a free performance of "The Three Billy Goats Gruff" April 26 in the Russell Fine Arts Center recital. The opera for children featured music by READ MORE

NuFusion spring concert rocks the house

NuFusion, Henderson's student jazz ensemble, performed its annual spring concert April 24 in the Garrison Center's Grand Ballroom. The performance featured a wide range of music, much of READ MORE

Greek Week comes to a competitive end

Greek Week at Henderson State concluded with the annual Greek Olympics on the Quad. Fraternities and sororities participated in a variety of competitive events ranging from water relays and an egg READ MORE

Honors College graduates receive medallions

Honors College graduates at Henderson State were awarded medallions this week during a ceremony at the Captain Henderson House. Dr. Steve Adkison, provost and vice president of academic affairs, READ MORE

Four professors appointed to Honors Faculty

Four Henderson faculty members have been appointed to three-year terms as members of the Henderson Honors Faculty. The recommendations were made by the HSU Honors Committee. The appointees are: Dr. READ MORE

Chamber Chorale, Concert Choir perform April 28

Henderson State University’s Chamber Chorale and Concert Choir will perform at 7:30 p.m. April 28 in the Russell Fine Arts Center recital hall. The concert is free and open to the READ MORE

Hypnotist performs for spring fling week

Henderson's new Grand Ballroom in the Garrison Student Activities Center provided an excellent venue for Dr. Jim Wand's unique brand of entertainment Tuesday night. The popular hypnotist READ MORE

NuFusion jazz ensemble concert April 24

NuFusion, Henderson State University’s exciting student jazz ensemble, will perform a free public concert outdoors on Henderson’s Quad Friday, April 24, at 8 p.m. The performance READ MORE

Percussion studio gives lunchtime performance

Henderson State's percussion studio gave a concert Tuesday during the lunch hour in the Russell Fine Arts recital hall. Student musicians, under the direction of Dr. Rick Dimond, performed on a READ MORE

Biology department honors its seniors

As the spring semester Henderson State enters its final weeks, various organizations and departments are honoring their graduating seniors. The biology department gathered its seniors in a classroom READ MORE

'Oracle' places second in general excellence

Henderson State University’s student newspaper, the Oracle, placed second in general excellence among college newspapers at the Arkansas College Media Association’s annual meeting READ MORE

Biology major headed to Red Sea this summer

Itzela Cruz, a junior biology major at Henderson State, will be going to Saudi Arabia this summer to participate in the Visiting Student Research Program in Marine Biology at King Abdullah University READ MORE

Biology major plans summer study in Saudi Arabia

When Itzela Cruz was a high school student in the Central American country of Panama, she dreamed of studying in the United States. Three years ago, after Cruz was identified by a U.S. Embassy READ MORE

Student pianist wins performance showcase

Orlando Riveros, a senior piano performance major at Henderson State University, won first place in the Trinity Presents Collegiate Performance Showcase in Little Rock April 12. He competed against READ MORE

Student pianist wins performance showcase

Orlando Riveros, a senior piano performance major at Henderson State University, won first place in the Trinity Presents Collegiate Performance Showcase in Little Rock April 12. Riveros was one of READ MORE

Dance Company performances April 26-28

Henderson State Theatre and Dance will present three performances of Dance Company in Concert beginning April 26. Original works choreographed by students, guest artists and director Jennifer Maddox READ MORE

Opera Workshop to perform 'Billy Goats Gruff'

Henderson State University’s Opera Workshop will present a free performance of The Three Billy Goats Gruff at 3 p.m. April 26 in the Russell Fine Arts Building recital hall. The opera for READ MORE

Faculty honored for years of service

Dr. Wayne McGinnis and Dr. David Thomson were among the many Henderson faculty honored April 16 for their years of service. McGinnis and Thomson have each worked at Henderson for 40 years and were READ MORE

Faculty honored for years of service

Henderson State University honored faculty members for their years of service at a ceremony April 16 in the Garrison Center Banquet Room. Dr. Wayne McGinnis, professor of English, and Dr. David READ MORE

Career fair gives students opportunity to connect

Henderson State's Center for Career Development held its spring 2015 Career Fair April 15 in the Garrison Center Ballroom. The event provides an excellent opportunity for students to connect READ MORE

Alumnus president-elect of pediatrics association

Dr. Richard F. Jacobs, a 1973 graduate of Henderson State, is president-elect of the Association of Medical School Pediatric Department Chairs (AMSPDC). Jacobs is the Robert Fiser Jr. MD Endowed READ MORE

Nelson takes helm of HSU McNair program

Dr. Shanea Nelson has been named assistant director of Henderson State's McNair Scholars Program. Nelson was a McNair scholar during her undergraduate studies at the University of READ MORE

Wind Ensemble gives rousing performance

Henderson State's Wind Ensemble performed its final spring concert Sunday afternoon in Arkansas Hall. The group is comprised of the university's finest wind and percussion READ MORE

Veterans Upward Bound provides help, motivation

Applying and preparing for college can present challenges for anyone planning to pursue a postsecondary education. But the process can be especially difficult for military veterans. Henderson State READ MORE

Reddie to Serve Day focuses on community

Reddie to Serve Day, a community based service event, began Sept. 11, 2010, and is held once each spring and fall semester. This spring's event was held April 11. Reddie to Serve Day involves READ MORE

Iron chef: Students cook up tasty dishes

An aroma of shrimp filled Henderson State's dining facility Friday afternoon during the final round of the HSU Iron Chef competition. Shrimp was the secret ingredient as teams from Sturgis Hall READ MORE

Student art competition winners announced

Houston Fryer of Hot Springs was awarded Best of Show for his oil on canvas painting in the 2015 Student Competitive Art Exhibition at Henderson State University. Sean McGrath of Mundelein, Ill., READ MORE

'Mathemagician' to perform April 21

Dr. Arthur Benjamin, a mathematics professor and professional magician, will perform at 4 p.m. April 21 in Henderson State University’s Caplinger Airway Science Center. In his entertaining READ MORE

Senior's painting wins best of show

Houston Fryer, a senior art major from Hot Springs, was awarded Best of Show Wednesday for the painting he entered in the annual Student Competitive Art Exhibition at Henderson. The entries will be READ MORE

Reddies softball team sweeps OBU

The Henderson State softball team used 20 hits to sweep Ouachita Baptist in a conference double-header on Tuesday and remain in first place in the Great American Conference. The Reddies shut READ MORE

Students recreate social experiments and put them on film

A social psychology class project at Henderson took students outdoors Tuesday as they recreated various experiments and recorded them on video. This group focused on how many drivers passed by a car READ MORE

Rockefeller endowment honors HSU professor

The Winthrop Rockefeller Foundation in Little Rock has established a permanent endowment honoring Dr. John Graves, professor of history and chair of the social sciences department at Henderson State READ MORE

Cade to present senior art show April 16-21

Claire Cade of Beebe will present her senior art exhibition April 16-21 at Henderson State University’s Huie Library. Entitled Bemundolack, the exhibition will showcase Cade’s READ MORE

Families of faculty, staff enjoy egg hunt

Gamma Beta Phi hosted an Easter Egg hunt for the families of Henderson State faculty and staff April 3 on the south lawn. Children also enjoyed games, sidewalk chalk, and having their picture taken READ MORE

Reddie Rocket Club lifts off at Henderson

A launch party was held April 3 at Henderson State for the newly-formed Reddie Rockets club. Rocket enthusiasts of all ages had the opportunity to launch model rockets, air rockets, water rockets, READ MORE

HSU Theatre to perform Shakespeare's 'Love's Labour's Lost'

Henderson State University Theatre will present seven performances of William Shakespeare’s Love’s Labour’s Lost on April 9, 10, 11, 13, 16, 17, and 18. All performances READ MORE

Henderson State offers daily campus tours

Henderson State is always proud to show off its beautiful campus, outstanding facilities, and friendly faculty and staff. Campus tours are provided Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Call READ MORE

STEM Center to host coding camp for kids

In today’s high-tech world, knowledge of computer coding and application design can give students an distinct advantage in the future workforce. The STEM Center at Henderson State READ MORE

Halpern prepares his final lecture before retirement

After 25 years of service to Henderson State, Dr. Martin Halpern, professor of history, will deliver his final lecture - Reflections on Twenty-Five Years of Personal and Political History - at 3 p.m. READ MORE

Halpern prepares his final lecture before retirement

After 25 years of service to Henderson State University, Dr. Martin Halpern, professor of history, will deliver his final lecture - Reflections on Twenty-Five Years of Personal and Political History READ MORE

Henderson names Elgas new basketball coach

Henderson State University Director of Athletics Shawn Jones has announced the hiring of Jimmy Elgas as the Reddies' men's head basketball coach. Elgas become the 28th head coach READ MORE

Henshaw receives theatre teaching award

William Henshaw, professor of theatre arts at Henderson State, was presented the 2015 Oscar G. Brockett Teaching Award by the United States Institute for Theatre Technology-Southwest Region. Henshaw READ MORE

Spring blooms provide a colorful canopy for studying

Now that winter has given way to spring, Henderson State students are finding great locations to study outdoors. The transformation of the colorful spring foliage continues across campus. READ MORE

Students get glimpse of new apartments

As work continues on Henderson State's new 240-bed apartment complex, the Office of Residence Life offered a sneak peak of what students can expect when the facility is ready for READ MORE

Student Support Services provides vital connection

When first-generation and low-income students enroll in college, many face a myriad of issues ranging from poor organizational skills to struggles with financial support. That’s where READ MORE

Langley discusses Batman on Newsmax TV

Dr. Travis Langley, professor of psychology at Henderson State, was interviewed March 30 on Newsmax TV's Midpoint program as part of a discussion about Batman. Langley is the author of the book READ MORE

Registrar Tom Gattin retires after 26 years

After 26 years of service to Henderson State as registrar, Tom Gattin has retired. He was honored at a reception on March 19 in Womack Hall. READ MORE

Caddo Indians share their traditions

Henderson State University and the Arkansas Archeological Survey hosted the 2015 Caddo Conference March 27-28. Public presentations illustrated how modern-day Caddo Indians use art, songs, dances, READ MORE

Todd, Norman to speak at research colloquium

Dr. Steven Todd and Dr. Dever Norman will be the speakers for the next iteration of the Ellis College Research Colloquium at 12:30 p.m. March 31 in McBrien 205. Todd, assistant professor of READ MORE

STEM Center receives $12,000 in grants

Henderson State University’s STEM Center has been awarded more than $12,000 in grant funds to provide instructional support for teachers and host a girls’ leadership conference to READ MORE

Henderson thanks Greg Clark for contributions

Henderson State baseball and softball student athletes listen to alumnus Greg Clark who was honored at a reception Tuesday morning in the athletic field house. Clark provided the funds for new READ MORE

Spring starting to make its mark on campus

A clear, blue sky finally prevailed Monday following weeks of wet weather. As spring blooms begin to emerge, it won't be long until the Henderson campus turns into a kaleidoscope of colors. READ MORE

Brooke Cornelius crowned 2015 Miss HSU

Brooke Cornelius, a junior from Hope, was crowned 2015 Miss Henderson State University Thursday. Cornelius also won the swimsuit and talent competitions and received the academic achievement award. READ MORE

High school seniors get a taste of college life

Henderson State hosted high school seniors and their families Thursday to provide them with a glimpse of college life. Reddie for Henderson Day gave the seniors an opportunity to meet current READ MORE

Duncan named co-editor of comics studies series

Dr. Randy Duncan, professor of communication at Henderson State, has been named co-editor, along with Matthew J. Smith, of the Routledge Advances in Comics Studies Series. The series will promote READ MORE

G60 event to give entrepreneurs opportunity

Aspiring entrepreneurs will have the opportunity to pitch their ideas to a panel of judges and win $1,000 April 23 at Henderson State University. The School of Business is hosting a G60 (Gone in 60 READ MORE

Garrison Center is hub for campus activities

Recent renovations turned Henderson's Garrison Student Activities Center into a showplace serving the campus community in many ways. From new food offerings at Starbucks and Chick-Fil-A, to a READ MORE

A taste of spring on campus

With sunshine and warm temperatures Tuesday, Henderson State was indeed a "happy place" as students took advantage of the spring-like weather. Several hammocks could be seen dangling READ MORE

HSU to host Caddo Indian cultural event

The Caddo Indians played a significant role in the history of Clark County and southwest Arkansas, and they continue to maintain their cultural traditions in the 21st Century. Henderson State READ MORE

HSU celebrates grand opening of Hot Springs campus

Henderson State University and National Park Community College celebrated the grand opening of the Hot Springs Downtown Education Center on March 13. Henderson leased the Landmark Building at 201 READ MORE

Could that be a song of spring?

Wet weather has been prevalent at Henderson State this month, but a warm, sunny day earlier this week gave students a chance to finally get outside and enjoy some nice weather. READ MORE

Trumpeter Allen Vizzutti to perform April 4

World-renowned trumpeter Allen Vizzutti will join the Arkansas All-Star Big Band for a concert April 4 at Henderson State University in Arkansas Hall. Vizzutti will also present two clinics before READ MORE

Business students network with executives

Henderson State business students had the opportunity to network with a group of business executives from across Arkansas and out of state during a professional roundtable Wednesday. The event was READ MORE

Scholarship banquet shines spotlight on recipients

Henderson State's Office of University Relations and Admissions hosted a banquet Tuesday for students who have been awarded a scholarship for 2015-16. Photos were taken as students and their READ MORE

Henderson to host science, research events

Henderson State University will host a joint meeting of the Arkansas Academy of Science (AAS) and the Arkansas Undergraduate Research Conference (AURC) April 10-11. “This is the best READ MORE

The Pulse gives students hands-on experience

Henderson State's radio station, The Pulse 102.5,  is one of the few college radio stations in the United States run almost exclusively by college students. Located in the Garrison READ MORE

Brock McGuire Band provides noon entertainment

Ireland’s Brock McGuire Band gave a free noon concert March 9 at Henderson in the Russell Fine Arts Center recital hall. Accordionist Paul Brock and Manus McGuire on fiddle are the founding READ MORE

International students dish out the food

The Henderson International Student Association hosted its 19th Annual Food Bazaar March 6 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. Despite the lingering winter weather, the event attracted a large READ MORE

Voice students make strong showing

Henderson State University voice students made a strong showing at the National Association of Teachers of Singing state conference and auditions. Fourteen students competed in 18 categories, with 12 READ MORE

Johnson receives Westminster scholarship

Shayla Arlean Johnson, a 2010 graduate of Henderson State University, has received a Westminster Kennel Foundation scholarship. She is currently studying veterinary medicine at the Tuskegee READ MORE

Winter weather doesn't stop the studying

Icy conditions forced the closure of Henderson State today, but some buildings opened later in the morning to accommodate students who remained on campus. Many made it to Huie Library to catch up on READ MORE

A snow-covered campus in March

For the third time in three weeks, winter weather forced the closure of Henderson State University. A winter storm Wednesday night brought freezing rain, sleet and snow to the area, creating READ MORE

Association sings praises of music department

The National Association of Schools of Music (NASM) has reaccredited Henderson State University, citing the music department’s administrative support, passionate faculty, and student READ MORE

Book signing event showcases Henderson authors

Several faculty, staff and alumni at Henderson State are authors who have published books about their interests and expertise. From the psychology of Batman and the history of comics, to READ MORE

Business plan winners announced

The team of Andrew Radillo of Willits, Calif., and Oscar Gonzalez of DeQueen are the winners of Henderson State University’s Fifth Annual Business Plan Competition. They won $4,000 for READ MORE

Zmuda leads education conference

Allison Zmuda, a highly regarded education consultant and author, led a conference March 3 at Henderson State for K-12 teachers, college faculty and teacher interns. Zmuda has published six books READ MORE

Composers conference starts March 6

Henderson State University will host music composers from six states March 6-8 for the Society of Composers Inc. Region Six Conference. The conference will feature 10 concerts showcasing the original READ MORE

Students attend Alley Scholars Summit

Seven Henderson State University students attended the Fourth Annual Alley Scholars Summit at the University of Arkansas-Fayetteville Feb. 28. Minority students from three states heard distinguished READ MORE

Hamilton receives scholarship for event

Nikol Hamilton, lecturer of nursing at Henderson State University, has received a scholarship to attend the Call on Congress this month in Washington D.C. as a representative of Fight Colorectal READ MORE

Brock McGuire band performs March 9

Ireland’s Brock McGuire Band will perform a free concert from 12-1 p.m. March 9 at Henderson State University. The free performance will be held in the Russell Fine Arts Center recital READ MORE

HSU grad student wins Milken Educator Award

A Henderson State University graduate student has been named the 2015 Arkansas winner of the Milken Educator Award. Carman McBride, an environmental and spatial technology facilitator for grades 3-5 READ MORE

Saxophone quartet to perform March 9

The award-winning Mana Saxophone Quartet will perform at 7:30 p.m. March 9 at Henderson State University. The program, which includes quartets by Stephen Dankner, Jean-Baptiste Singelee, and J.S. READ MORE

Miss HSU Pageant March 19

Twelve Henderson State University students will vie for the title of Miss HSU 2015 at 7 p.m. March 19 in Arkansas Hall. The pageant will feature swimsuit, evening gown and talent competitions, and is READ MORE

HSU's Langley interviewed by MTV

Dr. Travis Langley, professor of psychology at Henderson State University, was recently interviewed by MTV where he provided insight into the popular television series The Walking Dead. Langley, READ MORE

Snow blankets the Henderson campus

A series of late-February winter weather events culminated with a snow storm Feb. 25 that blanketed the Henderson State campus. The snow forced the campus to close for the fifth time in less than two READ MORE

Investments class accepted into certificate program

Henderson State University’s Beginning Investments class has been accepted into the CFA Institute Claritas Investment Certificate Academic Program. This status is granted to institutions READ MORE

Names added to dean's list, honor roll

Henderson State University announces additional students on the Dean’s List and Honor Roll for the Fall 2014 semester. These names were inadvertently left off the original list released in READ MORE

Alum expands business with help from ASBTDC

Rafael Alvarez always knew he wanted to start his own business, but he didn’t know that one day it would be a successful restaurant. “I had lots of ideas of what I could start up, READ MORE

Hardee to help lead asphalt study

The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department has awarded $213,208 for a two-year collaborative project to research the performance of asphalts modified with polyphosphoric acid. Dr. John READ MORE

HSU Theatre to present 'Proposals' starting Feb. 12

Henderson State University Theatre will present seven performances of Neil Simon’s Proposals Feb. 12, 13, 14, 16, 19, 20 and 21. All performances start at 7:30 p.m. in READ MORE

Henderson hosts printmaking exhibit

Works by student printmakers from across Arkansas are on display through Feb. 25 at Henderson State University. “Hot Off the Press” is an invitational event that involves 10 READ MORE

Trumpeter Allen Vizzutti to perform April 4

World-renowned trumpeter Allen Vizzutti will join the Arkansas All-Star Big Band for a concert April 4 at Henderson State University in Arkansas Hall. Vizzutti will also present two clinics before READ MORE

Annual President's Concert Feb. 12

Henderson State University’s Department of Music will present its annual President’s Concert in the Russell Fine Arts Harwood Recital Hall on Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. The program READ MORE

New Hot Springs campus opens

Henderson State University welcomed students to its new Hot Springs facilities Tuesday. Henderson leased the Landmark Building at 201 Market St. in 2014 to provide space for classrooms, seminar READ MORE

Community classes under way at HSU

From climate change and solar power, to Caddo Indians and baseball history, community classes scheduled this spring at Henderson State University will offer a wide variety of topics. The classes, READ MORE

McIntyre helps out at Heifer Ranch

Summer break provides a myriad of opportunities for college students. Some continue to attend classes, while others return home to work or simply relax. But Joshua McIntyre of Cabot, a senior READ MORE

Student places third at media competition

Chris Ingram, a senior mass media communication major from Little Rock, placed third recently in a national competition for college media students. Ingram received the award in the category of Best READ MORE

Henderson celebrates Founder's Day

Henderson State University celebrated Founder’s Day with an academic convocation on Oct. 2. Three alumni were inducted into the Henderson Academy of Scholars, which is comprised of READ MORE

Business professors publish in journal

Henderson School of Business professors Victor Claar and Lonnie Jackson recently published, “Are Servant Leaders Born or Made?” in the first edition of the new academic READ MORE

HSU grad named Arkansas Teacher of the Year

Henderson grad Ouida Newton, who serves as a math teacher at Poyen High School, is the 2015 Arkansas Teacher of the Year, the state Department of Education announced READ MORE

Henderson winter graduates listed

Winter commencement ceremonies were held at Henderson State University Friday, Dec. 19, with more than 220 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. The ceremony for School of READ MORE

Henderson announces dean's list, honor roll

Henderson State University announces the students listed on the dean’s list and honor roll for the fall 2014 semester. To be named to the dean’s list, a student must have achieved READ MORE

Faculty, staff book signing Feb. 17

Several faculty and staff at Henderson State University are authors who have published books about their interests and expertise. From the psychology of Batman and the history of comics, to READ MORE

Construction continues on new housing

Henderson State's new apartment complex and residence hall are rapidly taking shape as construction crews work to have the projects ready to open by the start of the 2015 fall semester. READ MORE

HSU students awarded research grants

Two Henderson State University students and their professors have been awarded 2015 ASSET Initiative Undergraduate Research Internship Awards. The Arkansas Science and Technology Authority presented READ MORE

Student to visit school in Haiti named for uncle

Jenna Branchizio, a Henderson State University sophomore from San Antonio, plans to visit a special school in Haiti this summer that educates more than 600 vulnerable students in grades 1-8. The READ MORE

Distinguished Alumni honored

Henderson State University honored four new Distinguished Alumni at a banquet Oct. 24 in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom. The event was part of homecoming week at Henderson. This READ MORE

Students study in Chile

The opportunity to learn a foreign language in a country where that language is predominant has been a reality for several Henderson State University students. Katie Smith, a Spanish/communications READ MORE

Batman documentary includes segment filmed at HSU

A documentary film now available on Netflix includes a segment featuring Henderson State University professors and students. Legends of the Knight tells the true stories of READ MORE

New Hot Springs campus opens

Henderson State University welcomed students to its new Hot Springs facilities Tuesday. Henderson leased the Landmark Building at 201 Market St. in 2014 to provide space for classrooms, seminar READ MORE

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