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2018 Outstanding Alumna of the Year: April Anthony

2018 Outstanding Alumna of the Year: April Anthony

Genuine. That’s the word colleagues and business associates use to describe April (Bullock ’89) Anthony, the entrepreneur who never planned to be one. Anthony has had a big year. In 2017, Encompass Home Health and Hospice, the company she founded and leads, was named No. 1 in The Dallas Morning News’ Top Places to Work […]

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Anthony kids know their CEO-mom’s balancing act, and approve

Anthony kids know their CEO-mom’s balancing act, and approve

By on September 5, 2018 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

Working moms sometimes face unfounded assumptions about what their kids missed when business priorities beckoned. April believes that with the help of a supportive spouse and “some inherently great kids,” the Anthonys overcame those limitations. “I think the kids are actually better prepared for life as a result of the lessons they learned from a […]

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ACU Remembers: Jan Hailey

ACU Remembers: Jan Hailey

By on November 5, 2017 in ACU Remembers with 5 Comments

Jan (Jordan ’70) Hailey, former Greek instructor at Abilene Christian University, died Nov. 2, in Eden Prairie, Minnesota. She was 69.

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Bible professor Dr. John Willis retires after 61 years

Bible professor Dr. John Willis retires after 61 years

Moody Coliseum was brand new and half the buildings on campus today had not been built when Dr. John Willis (’55) returned to his native Abilene in 1971 with his wife, Evelyn (Forrest ’56), and four school-aged children. He brought with him 15 years of experience on the faculty at Lipscomb University and a scholarly […]

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