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Robin Saylor

After a 17-year career as a journalist, Robin Saylor returned to her alma mater in 2008, where she serves as director of content strategy and editor of ACU Today online.

LiveBeyond: Vanderpools named 2017 Alumni of the Year

LiveBeyond: Vanderpools named 2017 Alumni of the Year

By on September 19, 2017 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

When David Vanderpool, M.D., (’82) arrived on 
Jan. 14, 2010, Haiti had just experienced a 7.0 magnitude earthquake.

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ACU named one of nation’s top universities

ACU named one of nation’s top universities

By on September 12, 2017 in Academic News, ACU News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University was again recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Colleges” rankings released today. Overall, ACU ranked No. 18 among 90 top-tier regional universities across 15 states in the West. ACU also ranked No. 9 in “Best Value Schools,” which takes into account a school’s academic quality weighed against net cost […]

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Summer-Fall 2017 Issue

Summer-Fall 2017 Issue

By on August 25, 2017 in ACU Today Magazine

Enjoy highlights from the Summer-Fall 2017 issue of ACU Today magazine, including the cover story about country music artist Aaron Watson.

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Needtobreathe to perform Sept. 15 at Wildcat Stadium

Needtobreathe to perform Sept. 15 at Wildcat Stadium

By on August 17, 2017 in Campus News with 0 Comments

Grammy-nominated rock band Needtobreathe will perform a free concert Sept. 15 at the grand opening of Wildcat Stadium. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. and is open the community. The band’s sixth studio album, Hard Love, debuted at debuted at No. 1 on the Billboard Top Albums, Top Current Albums, Top Rock Albums and Top Alternative Albums charts […]

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LiveBeyond: Hearts lost to Haiti

LiveBeyond: Hearts lost to Haiti

By on August 8, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

Hundreds of volunteers, many of them ACU alumni and students, have traveled to the LiveBeyond compound near Thomazeau, Haiti, since 2013 to help provide medical care, clean water, food, education and jobs, and to share the gospel of Jesus Christ.

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LiveBeyond: Images of hope

LiveBeyond: Images of hope

By on August 7, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

Brandi Jo (Magee ’06) Delony was official photographer for an ACU alumni medical missions trip to LiveBeyond in January 2017. See a gallery of her photos that capture the heart of LiveBeyond.

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Master of Athletic Training degree accepting applications

Master of Athletic Training degree accepting applications

By on August 2, 2017 in Academic News, ACU News

ACU will offer a new graduate program within the Department of Kinesiology and Nutrition: a Master of Athletic Training (M.A.T.), with courses beginning in June 2018. This 55-hour, entry-level master’s degree will be offered residentially in Abilene with a new cohort beginning in June every year. It includes an experiential learning component in fulfillment of the […]

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Study Abroad: Leipzig through the eyes of an artist

Study Abroad: Leipzig through the eyes of an artist

By on July 31, 2017 in Features with 0 Comments

Art and design professor Dan McGregor (’97) chronicled his recent Study Abroad adventure in Leipzig …

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Two trustees added to ACU Board

Two trustees added to ACU Board

By on March 7, 2017 in ACU News

Abilene Christian University has added two new members to its Board of Trustees: Cecil Eager of New Braunfels and Guy “Mojo” Lewis, D.D.S., of Houston. Board chair Dr. Barry Packer said the new members will officially start their term of service in May. Eager is owner of the historic Gruene Mansion Inn and Gruene Cottages […]

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ACU CEO named #1 in the nation

ACU CEO named #1 in the nation

By on November 2, 2016 in Academic News, ACU News, Campus News

ACU’s chapter of the Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization (CEO) won best overall chapter in the nation at the CEO National Conference Oct. 27-29 in Tampa, Fla. ACU students also won best chapter business with Wildcat Ventures. This is the second year in a row for ACU to win in both categories. ACU competed against more than 250 chapters from across the […]

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