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Paden Hemphill of Mason spends semester in Greece
Wednesday, January 1, 2014 • Posted December 31, 2013

SEARCY, AR -- Paden Hemphill of Mason (76856) recently returned from a three-month semester studying at Harding University in Greece (HUG).

As part of the HUG curriculum, Hemphill spent the semester immersed in Greek culture. Students had the opportunity to experience a Mediterranean cruise and visit historical sites in the Peloponnese, Northern Greece, Turkey and Israel. The group lived in Porto Rafti, Attica, cultivating new relationships with fellow students.

Students in the program had a full course load available to them taught by visiting Harding professors. The professors also traveled with the students. The classes encouraged exploration and interaction among the people of Greece.

Harding is the largest private university in Arkansas with 6,295 students. Harding also maintains campuses in Australia, Chile, England, France, Italy and Zambia. For more information visit On the web:

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