Student News Archive

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 degrees. International Undergr...  READ MORE 
05/18/2017

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 
05/18/2017

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. Me...  READ MORE 
05/03/2017

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 he...  READ MORE 
04/17/2017

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 A...  READ MORE 
04/14/2017

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 
04/12/2017

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 prese...  READ MORE 
03/22/2017

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-wee...  READ MORE 
02/16/2017

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 a...  READ MORE 
12/17/2016

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 
09/28/2016

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. Bel...  READ MORE 
08/26/2016

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 
06/28/2016

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 Deputy. D...  READ MORE 
06/02/2016

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 schol...  READ MORE 
06/01/2016

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 
05/10/2016

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 Solu...  READ MORE 
04/26/2016

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 Foods...  READ MORE 
04/21/2016

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 
04/13/2016

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 
04/08/2016

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 
03/23/2016

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 comp...  READ MORE 
03/16/2016

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 Mar...  READ MORE 
03/15/2016

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 Hous...  READ MORE 
01/07/2016

Dean's list, honor roll announced

Henderson State University announces the students listed on the Dean's List and Honor Roll for the Fall 2015 semester. To be named to the Dean's List, a student must have achieved a 4.0 g...  READ MORE 
01/07/2016

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 
12/21/2015

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 h...  READ MORE 
12/14/2015

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 a...  READ MORE 
12/11/2015

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 
12/02/2015

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 
11/11/2015

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 f...  READ MORE 
11/05/2015

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 arti...  READ MORE 
09/09/2015

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 
05/26/2015

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 
05/13/2015

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 
05/12/2015

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 He...  READ MORE 
05/12/2015

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, provo...  READ MORE 
04/28/2015

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 prog...  READ MORE 
04/20/2015

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 
04/17/2015

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., r...  READ MORE 
04/10/2015

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 p...  READ MORE 
04/06/2015

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 ...  READ MORE 
03/06/2015

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 th...  READ MORE 
03/03/2015

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 distinguishe...  READ MORE 
03/02/2015

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-...  READ MORE 
02/27/2015

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 diete...  READ MORE 
02/05/2015

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 
02/05/2015

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 Bu...  READ MORE 
02/04/2015

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 achiev...  READ MORE 
02/04/2015

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 presente...  READ MORE 
02/04/2015

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 sc...  READ MORE 
01/23/2015

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 
01/22/2015