Latest news and features from Abilene Christian University

ACU News

20 Under 40: ACU alumni recognized

20 Under 40: ACU alumni recognized

By on February 21, 2019 in ACU News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

20 Under 40 is an awards program from the Abilene Chamber of Commerce, conducted with the Abilene Reporter-News, to recognize local business leaders under the age of 40 who make a positive impact on the community. We are proud of our alumni who have been recognized for 2019. Stories and photos  courtesy of the Abilene Reporter-News. Allison Carroll […]

Continue Reading »

20 Under 40: Taylor Sturgis

20 Under 40: Taylor Sturgis

By on February 21, 2019 in ACU News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

Age: 32 Business: Key Appraisal Group Job title: Owner, certified real estate appraiser Why are you working in this industry? I was approached by a customer, in my previous profession in Fort Worth, about becoming a trainee with his appraisal firm. After working with his firm for two years, we moved to Abilene and, shortly after, we started […]

Continue Reading »

20 Under 40: Jenn Rogers

20 Under 40: Jenn Rogers

By on February 21, 2019 in ACU News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

Age: 38 Business: Abilene Christian University Job Title: Instructor of teacher education Why are you working in this industry? All learners deserve to have a supportive and caring environment conducive to creativity and meaningful learning. I have a strong desire to provide future teachers with community and evidence-based practices that will positively impact the 21st century classroom of […]

Continue Reading »

20 Under 40: Jasmine McCabe-Gossett

20 Under 40: Jasmine McCabe-Gossett

By on February 21, 2019 in ACU News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

Age: 30 Business: Encompass Health Rehabilitation Hospital of Abilene Job title: Human resources director Why are you working in this industry? Hospitals have an uncanny ability to connect people regardless of their socio-economic status, innate abilities, influence, etc. Working in healthcare as a human resources professional both satisfied my aspiration to serve others, as well as, provide them […]

Continue Reading »

20 Under 40: Jeffrey Edwards, M.D.

20 Under 40: Jeffrey Edwards, M.D.

By on February 21, 2019 in ACU News, Alumni News with 1 Comment

Age: 32 Business: Hendrick Provider Network Job title: Physician, internal medicine Why are you working in this industry? The relationship between a patient and his/her healthcare provider is uniquely intimate. Being in medicine allows me to truly see a person’s thought process, emotions, support system, family dynamics, and (not to overstate it) their heart and soul. While forming […]

Continue Reading »

20 Under 40: Allison Carroll

20 Under 40: Allison Carroll

By on February 21, 2019 in ACU News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

Age: 35 Business: Monks Coffee Shop Job Title: Owner Why are you working in this industry?  Simply put: I love coffee, and I love the incredible sense of community that can be created around coffee. Nothing else I’ve encountered has quite the same ability as a good cup of joe to foster moments of genuine connection between people […]

Continue Reading »

Cross-cultural experiences help Morgan connect with students in and out of classroom

Cross-cultural experiences help Morgan connect with students in and out of classroom

By on February 20, 2019 in ACU News, Faculty Spotlights with 0 Comments

Dr. Rodney Ashlock (’91), chair of the Department of Bible, Missions and Ministry, couldn’t help but notice that students love to stop by Dr. Janine (Paden ’77) Morgan’s office, just to talk about life, faith and ministry. Jacob Keahey, a senior missions major, is one of those, and it’s no mystery to him why students […]

Continue Reading »

ACU recognized as top producer of Fulbright U.S. students

ACU recognized as top producer of Fulbright U.S. students

By on February 11, 2019 in Academic News, ACU News with 2 Comments

ACU is included on the list of U.S. colleges and universities that produced the most 2018-19 Fulbright U.S. students. Each year the U.S. Department of State announces the top-producing institutions for the Fulbright Program, the government’s flagship international educational exchange program, and the list is published in The Chronicle of Higher Education. ACU is one of […]

Continue Reading »

Social work major receives research prize from Center for Public Justice

Social work major receives research prize from Center for Public Justice

By on February 6, 2019 in Academic News, ACU News with 0 Comments

Shannon Que, senior social work major from Abilene, is one of three college students from across the nation who were awarded the Shared Justice Student-Faculty Research Prize from the Center for Public Justice, a Christian civic education and public policy research organization based in Washington, D.C. Que received the prize for her proposal to research college […]

Continue Reading »

Laura Bush to headline Friends of ACU Library fundraiser

Laura Bush to headline Friends of ACU Library fundraiser

By on January 30, 2019 in ACU News, Campus News with 2 Comments

The Friends of ACU Library will host former First Lady Laura Bush as featured speaker at its spring fundraiser. “Voices of Hope: An Evening with Laura Bush” will begin at 5 p.m. March 28 at Hunter Welcome Center and will be moderated by best-selling author and ACU alumnus Max Lucado (’77). The event takes its […]

Continue Reading »

Top