Latest news and features from Abilene Christian University

ACU Today Magazine

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 […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

Harvey’s Holy Place: Alumni find ways to serve in the wake of epic hurricane

Harvey’s Holy Place: Alumni find ways to serve in the wake of epic hurricane

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

Lee McLeod was soaked, and he was yelling. “Anybody need help?!” His canoe was the only way he and his neighbor, Michael Pratt, could navigate the paved streets in a North Houston neighborhood. So they paddled past half-underwater houses and SUVs, and looked for signs of life. The 16-foot-long Evergreen Prospector canoe had been a […]

Continue Reading »

2018 Young Alumnus of the Year: Serge Gasore

2018 Young Alumnus of the Year: Serge Gasore

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

The Catholic Church where Serge Gasore (’09) saw his grandmother die, among some 5,000 others, is now a memorial site. You can visit the Ntarama Genocide Memorial Centre in Ntarama, Rwanda, and see the bones of Tutsis murdered by their Hutu neighbors, friends and family members. You can visit a place that saw such darkness, […]

Continue Reading »

2018 Distinguished Alumni Citation: Greg Feasel

2018 Distinguished Alumni Citation: Greg Feasel

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

Greg Feasel (’81), a rather tall transfer student from central California, was struggling in classes at ACU, which earned him a visit to the office of Dr. Dwain Hart in Fall 1977. Hart, professor and chair of health, P.E. and recreation at the time, was a kind man. He also was a direct man, moving […]

Continue Reading »

2018 Distinguished Alumni Citation: Sharon Epps

2018 Distinguished Alumni Citation: Sharon Epps

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

Sharon (Johnston ’84) Epps has a passion for helping women manage their money well. “Good business management principles are biblical principles,” says Epps, a cofounder of Women Doing Well and president of Kinetic Consultants. Throughout her career, Epps has worked to help churches, organizations and families handle their finances with generosity and wisdom. Over the […]

Continue Reading »

2018 Distinguished Alumni Citation: Branden Gibson

2018 Distinguished Alumni Citation: Branden Gibson

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

For a restaurant chain that doesn’t sell wings, Chick-fil-A represents a business leadership opportunity that has given Branden Gibson (’04) a set of his own, something the former ACU financial management major is taking full advantage of in his hometown of Houston, Texas. Needing a break from school by the time he graduated, Gibson took […]

Continue Reading »

Latest issue celebrates new Gameday culture

Latest issue celebrates new Gameday culture

By on August 30, 2018 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

With Wildcat Stadium’s second season about to begin, the cover story of ACU Today’s new Spring-Summer 2018 issue offers a retrospective of the inaugural year of a game-changing athletics venue for Abilene Christian University. “Game On” provides a look at ACU’s first season at Anthony Field through the camera lenses of talented photographers Jeremy Enlow, Kim Leeson, Scott Delony […]

Continue Reading »

The Bookcase

The Bookcase

By on April 11, 2018 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

Selections of books published by Abilene Christian University or those written, edited, compiled or contributed by ACU alumni, faculty, staff and students. To submit books for consideration, email hadfieldr@acu.edu. Reconciliation Reconsidered ADVANCING THE NATIONAL CONVERSATION ON RACE IN CHURCHES OF CHRIST Edited by Tanya Smith Brice ISBN 978-0891123880 • 220 pages acupressbooks.com https://store.acupressbooks.com/products/reconciliation_reconsidered Essays by Dr. […]

Continue Reading »

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 […]

Continue Reading »

Top