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Renewing a Commitment: The inaugural address of president William J. Teague

By on December 7, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

The inaugural address of ACU’s ninth president, delivered Feb. 19, 1982 In our age, there is certainly no shortage of challenges. Our graduates are entering a world increasingly burdened with issues that call for constructive action – issues that seem to minimize the role of the individual. After all, how does one person deal with […]

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Teague: Alliance between corporations, colleges vital

By on December 7, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

This article appeared in the November/December 1982 issue of West Texas Business. By Walter Burch “A stronger alliance between the educational and business communities is imperative if we are to be of optimum value to each other.” This statement is one of the convictions guiding Dr. William J. Teague as he enters his sophomore year […]

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ACU’s CEO named 2018 Global Chapter of the Year

ACU’s CEO named 2018 Global Chapter of the Year

By on December 6, 2018 in Academic News, ACU News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University’s chapter of Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization was named 2018 Global Chapter of the Year for the fourth year in a row at the CEO Global Conference and Pitch Competition in Kansas City, Missouri. The Global Chapter of the Year award is given to a CEO chapter that demonstrates excellence in organizational development and […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. William J. Teague

ACU Remembers: Dr. William J. Teague

By on December 5, 2018 in ACU News, ACU Remembers with 0 Comments

Dr. William J. Teague (’52), chancellor emeritus of Abilene Christian University, died in Abilene on Nov. 28, 2018, at age 91. Funeral services are planned for Dec. 6, at 11:57 a.m. in the ACU Teague Center. He was born July 12, 1927, in Olney, Texas, the youngest of six sons. His father died when he […]

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ACU Remembers: Stanley Lockhart

ACU Remembers: Stanley Lockhart

By on November 20, 2018 in ACU News with 2 Comments

Veteran minister and former longtime ACU trustee Stanley A. Lockhart (’49) died Nov. 7, 2018, at age 91 in Cedar Park, Texas. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. on Nov. 24, 2018, at Johnson Street Church of Christ (2200 Johnson St., San Angelo, Texas 76904). He was born Sept. 30, 1927, in […]

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10 Questions with Duke professor Charles Holton, J.D.

10 Questions with Duke professor Charles Holton, J.D.

By on November 2, 2018 in ACU News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

Not everyone who needs a lawyer can afford one, and sometimes those stories are the most heart-breaking, such as a single mother who found herself homeless and her two children placed into foster care because of a clerical error a local public housing authority refused to fix. Or an 80-year-old retired teacher who lost her […]

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International students headed to National Leadership Forum in D.C.

International students headed to National Leadership Forum in D.C.

By on October 26, 2018 in Academic News, ACU News with 0 Comments

All three are from Africa, all three are exceptional students, all three are active in student government, and all three are headed for the National Student Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C., this weekend. Meet three of ACU’s best and brightest – Olivier Iryamukuru, a senior from Rwanda; Jemimah Wavamunno, a junior from Uganda; and Shekinah Kahongo, […]

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ACU Remembers: Mary Frazier Clark

ACU Remembers: Mary Frazier Clark

By on October 23, 2018 in ACU News with 0 Comments

Mary Frazier Clark (’44), a pioneering trustee of Abilene Christian University, died Oct. 20, 2018, in Abilene at age 95 following a short illness. Born Feb. 1, 1923, in Hockley County, Texas, she grew up in Sundown and graduated from Levelland High School in 1940. She majored in education at ACU, where she was a member […]

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ACU Remembers: Karen Wilkerson

ACU Remembers: Karen Wilkerson

By on October 23, 2018 in ACU News with 15 Comments

Karen Wilkerson, director of the Upward Bound program at Abilene Christian University, died Oct. 23, 2018, at age 47 following an illness. Memorial arrangements are pending. Before joining ACU’s staff in 2002 as an advisor in the university’s Talent Search program, she worked in the Upward Bound program at McLennan Community College. She was named […]

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Mother-daughter duo’s latest book features Christmas decor from leading designers

Mother-daughter duo’s latest book features Christmas decor from leading designers

By on October 18, 2018 in ACU News with 1 Comment

While many mother-daughter bonds are forces to be reckoned with, this pair has a special tie. Patricia (Hart ’56) McMillan and Dr. Katharine Kaye McMillan (’82)  have written 14 books together, covering a variety of topics on interior design. Their newest book, Christmas By Design, was released Sept. 18 just in time for this holiday season. Patricia worked coast-to-coast as an interior designer and […]

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