Latest Updates

Henderson names Popp director of bands

I would like to extend my sincere gratitude to the students, faculty, and alumni for their support during this transition. Henderson is truly ‘the school with the heart’ and I am honored to continue the long-standing legacy of the Henderson band program. -Dr. Shaun Popp

Henderson State to merge with ASU system

The motion specifically requires the continuation of the name Henderson State University, use of the Reddie mascot, and slogan, "The School with a Heart."

McKee crowned 2019 Homecoming Queen

Deranaque Sturghill was first-runner-up, followed by second runner-up Devin Koger. In all, 21 students were nominated for the homecoming court.

NerdCon is coming to Henderson

NerdCon will be held Oct. 19 in the Dunn Student Recreation Center from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is $5.

Art exhibitions scheduled for fall

Gallery shows and senior art exhibitions will be on display this fall. The shows are free and open to the public.

Henderson gears up for homecoming

A highlight of homecoming week will be the inaugural Academic Reunion, where alumni can catch up with former and current faculty and fellow alumni. The reunion starts at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 19, in the Garrison Center Grand Ballroom.

Homecoming court contestants announced

The 10 finalists will be announced Oct. 17 during the annual homecoming pep rally and bonfire. The court will be introduced and the queen crowned during football pre-game festivities on Oct. 19.

Wind Ensemble Concert Oct. 6

The performance, with the theme of "We Shall Overcome: The Perseverance of the Reddie Spirit," is free and open to the public.

Teachers College Faculty Members Present at KESSA Conference

Dr. Lewis Kanyiba & Dr. Jane Opiri of Teachers College, Henderson presented at the 12th Annual KESSA on September 13-14 th 2019 at the Atlanta Marriot Marquis in Atlanta GA. KESSA is an organization that brings together African scholars in diaspora to promote and advance their scholarly, scientific and research work.

Reddie to Serve Hot Springs

On Saturday September 21st, the student chapter of the Arkansas Educators Association (SAEA) volunteered at Habitat for Humanity’s Restore in downtown Hot Springs as part of Reddie to Serve. ReStore is a non-profit home improvement store that accepts donations of household items that include everything from glassware to the kitchen sink. Profits from ReStore are placed back into sustainable housing efforts in the local community and around the world.