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Henderson honors alumni at banquet

Henderson State University honored six outstanding Henderson graduates at the Alumni Awards Banquet Feb. 2. READ MOREVIEW MORE PHOTOS  READ MORE 

Henderson holds spring commencement

Spring commencement ceremonies were held at Henderson State University Friday, May 11, with about 480 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. VIEW MORE PHOTOS  READ MORE 

Henderson holds spring commencement

Spring commencement ceremonies were held at Henderson State University Friday, May 11, with about 480 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. VIEW MORE PHOTOS    READ MORE 

Henderson State spring commencement May 11

Spring commencement ceremonies will be held at Henderson State University Friday, May 11, with about 480 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. READ MORE    READ MORE 

Ellis College honors outstanding students

Henderson State University’s Matt Locke Ellis College of Arts and Sciences honored 59 students for their creative and academic accomplishments at the annual Student Awards Ceremony April 12 i...  READ MORE 

Let the games begin

It's Greek Week at Henderson State, and that means a variety of competitive activities among Greek organizations. In addition to field pong, pictured above, other events include an egg toss, relay ...  READ MORE 

It's crunch time for Henderson students

The sun has set on spring break and students have returned to the Henderson State campus for only six more weeks of classes before commencement on May 11.    READ MORE 

Spring Break at Henderson State

Henderson State students are enjoying a well-deserved vacation this week as the university observes spring break. The campus will be closed on Friday, March 23. Students will return to class on Mon...  READ MORE 

Planetarium serves the community

The Reynolds Planetarium at Henderson State University is a one-of-a-kind teaching, learning, and special occasion environment located on campus. Open to the public for shows, star-gazing even...  READ MORE 

Henderson State offers daily 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 2 p.m. Call ...  READ MORE 

Classes get under way Thursday

After a two-day delay in starting classes because of inclement weather, the 2018 spring semester got under way on Thursday, Jan. 18.  VIEW SNOW PHOTOS    READ MORE 

Winter commencement graduates listed

Henderson State University held winter commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 15, with more than 220 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. VIEW GRADUATE LIST  READ MORE 

Happy Holidays!

Students from Henderson State's Davis-Baker Preschool are always the highlight of the university's annual Carol of Lights program and never fail to put guests in the holiday spirit. The Henderson c...  READ MORE 

Trustees approve doctorate in Ed Leadership

Henderson State University’s Board of Trustees Friday approved plans to offer a Doctor of Education in Instructional Leadership through its Teachers College. The new degree will be offered on...  READ MORE 

Winter Commencement Dec. 15

Henderson State University will hold winter commencement ceremonies Friday, Dec. 15, with more than 220 undergraduate and graduate students receiving their degrees. The ceremony for School of Busin...  READ MORE 

Holiday choir concert

Henderson State's University Chorale and Concert Choir presented a holiday concert Dec. 3 to a capacity audience at First United Methodist Church in Arkadelphia. The program featured Bach’s C...  READ MORE 

Practice makes perfect for nursing students

Ranked earlier this year as best in Arkansas, Henderson State's nursing program provides small class sizes with low student-to-instructor ratios that help facilitate student success. And for the se...  READ MORE 

Happy Thanksgiving!

The fall colors on the Henderson campus are always an indication that the holiday season has arrived. The campus will be closed Wednesday, Nov. 22, through Friday, Nov. 24, for Thanksgiving. Classe...  READ MORE 

WWI living memorial re-dedicated

Six holly trees were planted in 1920 on Henderson State University’s South Lawn to honor five students and a faculty member who lost their lives in World War I. The creation of the living mem...  READ MORE 

Reddie for Henderson Day

Henderson State President Glen Jones greets prospective students during Reddie for Henderson Day Nov. 7. The university welcomed approximately 575 prospective students and their parents to the camp...  READ MORE 

Henderson was the place to be for Halloween

Hundreds of trick-or-treaters and their parents ventured onto Henderson State's spooky South Lawn Monday evening for the university's annual Henderson Halloween event. Members of various groups and...  READ MORE 

Henderson hosts Family Science Night

Each fall, Henderson State students and professors share the wonders of science with the community during Family Science Night. Biology, chemistry, and physics clubs provided a variety of fun demon...  READ MORE 

Hunter crowned 2017 homecoming queen

Anaya Hunter, a sophomore Spanish major from Arkadelphia, was crowned Henderson State University’s 2017 homecoming queen Oct. 21. READ MORE / VIEW HOMECOMING PHOTOS  READ MORE 

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 again...  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 snapshot...  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 

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 

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 program...  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, the...  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, including t...  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 c...  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 

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 Red...  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 suc...  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 eventu...  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 wh...  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, sum...  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 skil...  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 trans...  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 viewin...  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 

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 thr...  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 f...  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 

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 after...  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 

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 reservations, c...  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 

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 

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 the G...  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 Heart and ...  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 

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 Workshop gives music stud...  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 Rebecca Fellers)  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, they d...  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 events ...  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. Th...  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 

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 co...  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 Topi...  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 Concert. T...  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 pro...  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 percent pass...  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 

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. Fre...  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 (NP...  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 reopens Jan....  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, J...  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 PH...  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  served ...  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 evening.  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 in conce...  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 in Arka...  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 campu...  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 staged a...  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 pa...  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 present...  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 Reddies...  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 are: J...  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 p...  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 a ...  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, t...  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 fr...  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 

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 pi...  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 o...  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. Activ...  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 folde...  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, t...  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. Jones, a...  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 fac...  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 first h...  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 

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 

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 

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 org...  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 registe...  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, chemistry, a...  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 fall ...  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 

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 campu...  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 wo...  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 ...  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 worked ...  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, ra...  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 Hea...  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 May ...  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 chil...  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 Bon...  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 facu...  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 game...  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 

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 mu...  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 Conv...  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, opened ...  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 Met...  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, industries...  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 April...  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 

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 

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 flight ...  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 

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 co...  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 in...  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 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 th...  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 the...  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 ge...  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 endowed sch...  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 

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 

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 run...  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 le...  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 off-seas...  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 bot...  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 th...  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" to creat...  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 years. A fr...  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 by...  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 va...  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 2016 ...  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 field ...  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 partne...  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 the...  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 Divis...  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 ...  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, Casey Williams...  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 He...  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 o...  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 breakfast...  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 for...  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 dance...  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 Arkansas Hall.  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 open to th...  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 

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 

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. Reddie Dono...  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 

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. 2...  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 Clif...  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 Command.  R...  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 veter...  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 wi...  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 Unive...  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 items to hel...  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 54...  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 strea...  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 Arkans...  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 celebratio...  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 Barkma...  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 and the...  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 St...  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 

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 way ...  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 and ...  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 

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 "March"...  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 se...  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 cos...  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 late to wi...  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 N...  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 to meet...  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 

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 will ...  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 help ...  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 di...  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 to ...  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 dance...  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 t...  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. Welc...  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 f...  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 o...  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 been in...  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. Freshm...  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 park...  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 some...  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" highlights the department's brand ...  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 performance of...  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 usi...  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 photogra...  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 fall cl...  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, ha...  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 Hu...  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 r...  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 p...  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 for ...  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 r...  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 came to an end...  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 deadl...  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 recept...  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 tea...  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 Divisi...  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 p...  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 attendi...  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 fr...  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 

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 

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 summ...  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 ready ...  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 campus...  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 

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 Mozart, Rossini, ...  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 which was ...  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, pr...  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 has been p...  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 var...  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 classroo...  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 Universi...  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 

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 

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 with a...  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 musicians, and perfo...  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 prima...  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 and...  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 

Henderson honors alumni at banquet

Henderson State University honored six outstanding Henderson graduates at the Alumni Awards Banquet Feb. 2. Pam Vaughan, Barry Bryant, and Garry Glasco became Distinguished Alumni, joining an estee...  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 ca...  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 

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 

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....  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 occupancy th...  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 

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 stat...  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. Meanwhi...  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 stude...  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 remod...  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 between trees,...  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 M...  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 

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 famili...  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 Center, KSW...  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 c...  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 o...  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 hazard...  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 American-S...  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 t...  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 t...  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