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LiveBeyond: The Vanderpools

LiveBeyond: The Vanderpools

By on August 8, 2017 in Features

When David Vanderpool, M.D., (’82) arrived on 
Jan. 14, 2010, Haiti had just experienced a 7.0 magnitude earthquake that left the country enveloped in a literal darkness – no electricity for lights, no running water, 
an estimated 200,000 Haitians dead, and more than 
1.5 million left homeless.

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LiveBeyond: Hearts lost to Haiti

LiveBeyond: Hearts lost to Haiti

By on August 7, 2017 in Features

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

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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Campus News

NEEDTOBREATHE to perform at Wildcat Stadium

NEEDTOBREATHE to perform at Wildcat Stadium

By on August 17, 2017 in Campus News

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 […]

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ACU makes “Great College to Work For” list for 10th year

ACU makes “Great College to Work For” list for 10th year

By on July 25, 2017 in ACU News, Campus News

The Chronicle of Higher Education has recognized ACU as a 2017 “Great College to Work For” …

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Andrea Lucado shares faith lessons in her debut book

Andrea Lucado shares faith lessons in her debut book

By on May 25, 2017 in Alumni News, Campus News, Features

Andrea Lucado got up at 5:30 a.m. on a Monday and started writing. What started as a stream-of-consciousness essay became memories of her time studying in Oxford, England. The first person she sent the essay to was her father, international best-selling author Max Lucado, also an ACU graduate. “He’s my dad but he would also […]

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Alumni News

Duke University honors ACU alumna as trailblazer in neurology

Duke University honors ACU alumna as trailblazer in neurology

By on July 21, 2017 in ACU News, Alumni News

When Janice Massey, M.D., graduated from ACU in 1968, becoming a neurology professor …

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Candlelight devo tradition burning bright

Candlelight devo tradition burning bright

By on April 27, 2017 in Alumni News

Some traditions at Abilene Christian University begin quite intentionally but others have inauspicious roots. The Candlelight Devotional at ACU is a little of both, and this fall celebrates its 25th anniversary on the Hill. …

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Nike innovator Hatfield is a master maker

Nike innovator Hatfield is a master maker

By on April 17, 2017 in Alumni News, Sports

For someone with an impressive clientele of world-class athletes and products to his credit, Nike’s Tobie Hatfield (’87) keeps a bit of a low profile. That changed a bit with our new issue of ACU Today magazine, which takes a look at the “Master Maker” whose work as senior director of athlete innovations at Nike has helped a who’s who of the sporting world make headlines. …

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Sports

New stadium promises exciting Gameday experience

New stadium promises exciting Gameday experience

By on August 10, 2017 in Sports

Driving into or around the north side of Abilene, especially at night, you’ll look toward the Hill …

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Q&A with head coach Adam Dorrel

Q&A with head coach Adam Dorrel

By on August 9, 2017 in Sports

Adam Dorrel is in his first year leading the Wildcat football program after winning three of the last four NCAA Division II national titles as head coach at Northwest Missouri State University. Dorrel was named American Football Coaches Association Division II National Coach of the Year in 2015 and 2016. Q: When you think back […]

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Lost Lobo: ACU says goodbye to the Wolf

Lost Lobo: ACU says goodbye to the Wolf

By on May 9, 2017 in Sports

The old guard came home to huddle one last time around the one they called Wolf. To do for him, once and for all, what he’d never done for himself. Jerry “Wolfie” Wilson (’71) died April 25 at the age of 69 after a brief battle with cancer. His nickname came from Ron Willingham (’54), […]

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