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Robin Saylor

After nearly two decades as a professional journalist, Robin Saylor (M.S. ’03) returned to her alma mater in 2008, where she serves as director of content strategy and editor of ACU Today online.

Read about Wildcats in the news

Read about Wildcats in the news

By on November 7, 2017 in Newsmakers with 0 Comments

ACU alumni, faculty, staff and students are regularly featured in local and national media reports. Here is a digest of recent mentions.

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Grand opening of Study Abroad location in Leipzig draws a crowd

Grand opening of Study Abroad location in Leipzig draws a crowd

By on October 31, 2017 in Academic News, ACU News with 0 Comments

The grand opening last week of ACU’s new Study Abroad villa in Leipzig marks an exciting milestone in the university’s 21st-Century Vision goal of preparing students to think globally by offering valuable cross-cultural experiences. More than 125 special guests, including the mayor of Leipzig and other local dignitaries, toured the 15,000-square-foot villa that will serve as the […]

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Class project lands alumna’s design in Museum of Modern Art annual catalog

Class project lands alumna’s design in Museum of Modern Art annual catalog

By on October 25, 2017 in ACU Today Magazine, Features with 0 Comments

What started as an illustration class assignment has turned into a money-making opportunity for Katelyn Goodman (’17) of Abilene. A pop-card she created of Santa’s sleigh in flight is featured in the Museum of Modern Art’s new catalog and is also available for sale in the museum’s brick-and-mortar store on West 53rd Street in New […]

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LiveBeyond: Vanderpools named 2017 Alumni of the Year

LiveBeyond: Vanderpools named 2017 Alumni of the Year

By on September 22, 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 1 Comment

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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