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Callarmans work to make vision of intentional community come to life

Callarmans work to make vision of intentional community come to life

By on August 8, 2018 in ACU News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

The day the vision was confirmed for three families seeking a different way to live came when a landowner changed his mind and decided to sell them the property they had their eye on. It wasn’t just that the landowner changed his mind. It was why he changed his mind that was affirming, said Rosten […]

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ACU makes “Great Colleges to Work For” list for 11th year

ACU makes “Great Colleges to Work For” list for 11th year

By on July 18, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

For 11 consecutive years, ACU has been named a “Great College to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Based on the responses of 53,000 people across 253 institutions, The Chronicle chose 84 four-year colleges that provide above-average work environments. The assessment had two portions: a questionnaire about the institution characteristics and a faculty/staff questionnaire […]

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Caitlin Winegeart (’11) | Master of Accountancy

Caitlin Winegeart (’11) | Master of Accountancy

By on June 28, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

Caitlin Winegeart’s internship at Wal-Mart’s headquarters paid off nicely with a job waiting for her when she completed her Master of Accountancy degree. Q&A with Caitlin Winegeart I once heard it said that not everyone is comfortable walking into a church building, but everyone goes to work. With this in mind, there is no better […]

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Dr. Mikee Delony | Language and Literature

Dr. Mikee Delony | Language and Literature

By on June 20, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

Dr. Mikee Delony did not start out to be an English teacher – or any teacher for that matter. In fact, she went straight from high school into the workforce, and it was years before she began to pursue a bachelor’s degree. But when she started, it seemed that she just couldn’t stop. “Going to college […]

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Dr. Sheila Jones | Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition

Dr. Sheila Jones | Assistant Professor of Kinesiology and Nutrition

By on June 19, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

For Dr. Sheila Jones, Abilene Christian University’s Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center is more than just a state-of-the-art place for students to hit the weights, swim some laps or shoot hoops. The Money Center is also an innovative place to learn. Jones, an assistant professor of kinesiology and nutrition and director of the Didactic […]

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Zach Higgins (’13) | School of Information Technology and Computing

Zach Higgins (’13) | School of Information Technology and Computing

By on June 19, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

It was the university’s innovative approach to technology that originally drew Zach Higgins (’13) to enroll at ACU. But it was his experience with faculty in the School of Information Technology and Computing that made him realize he was in the right place. “Most of my friends at larger universities always complained of having to […]

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Dr. Cynthia Powell | Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

Dr. Cynthia Powell | Associate Professor of Chemistry and Biochemistry

By on June 19, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

“A very important movement in science education is the inclusion of inquiry-based experiments,” says Dr. Cynthia Powell, associate professor of chemistry and biochemistry and director of the prehealth professions program. “Inquiry-based experiments require students to plan and execute their own experiments. And a lot of research has shown that this type of experiment helps students […]

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Chandler Harris (’12) | M.A. in Communication

Chandler Harris (’12) | M.A. in Communication

By on June 19, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

You might not think that having a master’s in communication would be the most beneficial degree to have if you want a job in the business field. But Chandler Harris would argue that it gives him a unique advantage. “A communication degree opens up so many different opportunities in the real world where those critical […]

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Dr. Rebecca Hunter | Associate Professor of Biology

Dr. Rebecca Hunter | Associate Professor of Biology

By on June 19, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

Dr. Rebecca Hunter, associate professor of biology, has traveled to many places in her search for learning, including the deep waters of the Antarctic. She spent four months on a research vessel in the Southern Ocean, earned a master’s degree in wildlife and fishery sciences and a Ph.D. in biological sciences, and did research on […]

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Casey Orr (’08) | Teacher Education

Casey Orr (’08) | Teacher Education

By on June 19, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

When Casey Orr stepped out her front door on a cold day in December and noticed the temperature, her first thought wasn’t of the icy roads or a snow-covered car. Instead, she remembered a little girl in her third-grade class whose coat was too small. Her automatic response was to look for a coat of […]

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