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New book brings detailed history of ACU football to life

New book brings detailed history of ACU football to life

By on October 9, 2018 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

Of the various books published about Abilene Christian University through the decades, none has been focused entirely on its largest and most visible athletics program. Until now. ACU Press chose Homecoming week 2018 to introduce Wildcat Football: Three Cheers for the Purple and White, a comprehensive volume about the Hill’s most popular sport over the […]

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‘Owning Faith’ tackles issues of teen spirituality

‘Owning Faith’ tackles issues of teen spirituality

By on February 7, 2017 in ACU News, Alumni News

Youth may grow up in the church, going to Sunday school or mid-week youth groups, but getting teenagers to keep growing their faith beyond adolescence is a challenge youth ministers continually face. Addressing the challenge, five alumni and two professors contributed to Owning Faith: Reimagining the Role of Church and Family in the Faith of […]

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The Bookcase: The God Who Saves

The Bookcase: The God Who Saves

By on September 24, 2015 in Academic News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

The God Who Saves presents the powerful story, woven throughout the diverse texts of the Old Testament, of a God who is urgently and passionately in love, not just with Israel, but with all of God’s creatures, especially the poor and powerless. For the beginning university student, this textbook is an engaging and accessible encounter with […]

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Abilene A to Z books to help needy children

Abilene A to Z books to help needy children

By on September 22, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

A new children’s publication from Abilene Christian University Press is designed to acquaint youngsters with Abilene history and culture, and for a limited time, you can contribute to help put books in the hands of several hundred local kids from low-income families. Abilene A to Z is co-authored by Glenn Dromgoole and Jay Moore (’94), two local writers who may […]

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Tippens to leave Pepperdine, return to ACU

Tippens to leave Pepperdine, return to ACU

By on September 16, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 4 Comments

When he left Abilene Christian University’s English faculty 13 years ago to become Pepperdine University’s chief academic officer, Dr. Darryl Tippens reminded his long-faced friends and colleagues here that “The road between Pepperdine and Abilene is two-way.” He was right. Pepperdine announced today that Tippens will retire July 31, 2014, but his next career move […]

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Fulbright led campus bookstores for 42 years

Fulbright led campus bookstores for 42 years

By on May 26, 2011 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

James E. Fulbright (’47), a World War II hero who managed Abilene Christian University’s campus bookstores and ACU Press for 42 years, died May 21 in Abilene at age 88. He and his late sister, Joyce (Fulbright ’46) Whitefield, director of alumni files and development records, served a combined 84 years as full-time staff members […]

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