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Henderson State receives $761,200 state grant for nursing program

“This grant will allow us to expand not only the number of nursing students and instructors in our program, but also the quality of nursing education through equipment updates and other improvements," said Henderson Chancellor Dr. Trey Berry.

Henderson State University to continue criminal justice degree program

Henderson State University will continue offering a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice for current and future students. The university has decided to continue offering the degree due to two key factors—available career opportunities and student interest in the program.

Henderson to host ESOL Institute for Arkansas teachers in July

The institute is a high-quality educator training program for Arkansas-licensed educators leading to their eligibility to apply for an Arkansas ESOL Endorsement. The in-person session will be held July 15-20, with online follow-up sessions.

Henderson State commencement May 3 in Duke Wells Center

The ceremony for graduates from the academic areas of Health, Education, and Social Sustainability will start at 10 a.m. At 2 p.m., graduates from the areas of Applied Professional Science and Technology; Arts and Humanities; and Business, Innovation, and Entrepreneurship, will receive their degrees.

Henderson Wind Ensemble, Symphony Band to perform April 25

The concert will held in the Russell Fine Arts Center's Harwood Recital Hall at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. The performances can also be viewed online via Facebook Live at

Henderson authorized as ACT WorkKeys Curriculum and Assessment Site

This authorization marks a pivotal step in aligning educational outcomes with the practical needs of the workforce, ensuring community members and students are equipped with the essential, job-related skills that are in high demand across the region.