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Anthony elected first woman to chair ACU board

Anthony elected first woman to chair ACU board

By on November 14, 2017 in ACU News, Alumni News with 6 Comments

April (Bullock ’89) Anthony of Dallas will make Abilene Christian University history early next year when she becomes the 16th chair of its Board of Trustees and the first woman to oversee the governing body of her alma mater. Recently named ACU’s 2018 Outstanding Alumna of the Year, Anthony was chosen last Saturday by the […]

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Two trustees added to ACU Board

Two trustees added to ACU Board

By on March 7, 2017 in ACU News

Abilene Christian University has added two new members to its Board of Trustees: Cecil Eager of New Braunfels and Guy “Mojo” Lewis, D.D.S., of Houston. Board chair Dr. Barry Packer said the new members will officially start their term of service in May. Eager is owner of the historic Gruene Mansion Inn and Gruene Cottages […]

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Alum finds kidney donor with heart for helping

Alum finds kidney donor with heart for helping

By on June 28, 2016 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

Abel Alvarez (’82), the Abilene Christian University trustee profiled in this earlier blog post, is scheduled for a life-saving kidney transplant Friday, July 1, in San Antonio. His successful search for a donor was boosted when the parent of an ACU student read our March 2 post about Alvarez’ need for someone with two healthy […]

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ACU Remembers: C.E. ‘Doc’ Cornutt

ACU Remembers: C.E. ‘Doc’ Cornutt

By on May 30, 2016 in ACU Remembers with 5 Comments

Former Abilene Christian University trustee and board chair Clarence Edward “Doc” Cornutt (’71) died in Dallas on May 28, 2016, at age 67 following a long illness. Visitation with the family is May 31 from 5-6:30 p.m. at Sparkman Hillcrest Funeral Home (7405 West Northwest Highway, Dallas, TX 75225). A memorial service will be held June 1 at 1 […]

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Dillard Hall to house sophomore women

Dillard Hall to house sophomore women

By on March 9, 2016 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Sophomore women living on campus will soon have a new housing option: Gayle and Max Dillard Hall. Thanks to a major gift from Gayle (’57) and Max Dillard of Dallas, Texas, Abilene Christian University has purchased the apartment building formerly owned and operated by Christian Village of Abilene and is renovating it as a sophomore […]

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Wildcats are witnesses to NFL title history

Wildcats are witnesses to NFL title history

By on February 3, 2016 in Alumni News, Sports with 1 Comment

For years, Wildcats from Abilene Christian University have had far more than a front-row seat at the annual championship game staged by the National Football League. On Sunday, one of them will have a lot to do with what you see and hear when the Denver Broncos and Carolina Panthers square off in Santa Clara, Calif., for […]

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Childers presented with honorary doctorate

Childers presented with honorary doctorate

By on December 14, 2015 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 2 Comments

Terry L. Childers (’74) on Friday received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree for distinction in public and governmental service, and contributions to the university and society. Childers was awarded the degree, one of ACU’s highest honors, at December Commencement in Moody Coliseum. At a celebratory dinner beforehand, president Dr. Phil Schubert (’91) extolled Childers’ […]

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VIA News: The Quad named for McGlothlins

VIA News: The Quad named for McGlothlins

By on November 8, 2015 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

The ACU community has a new spot on campus to enjoy: The Quad. The outdoor gathering space in front of the Onstead Science Center on the south end of campus was dedicated in a Nov. 6 ceremony in honor of Ray (’49) and Kay (Dollar ’49) McGlothlin, longtime supporters of ACU and members of Hillcrest […]

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ACU Remembers: Wayne Holt

ACU Remembers: Wayne Holt

By on January 5, 2015 in ACU Remembers with 0 Comments

Former longtime Abilene Christian University trustee Wayne Holt (’56) died Jan. 2, 2015, at age 81. A funeral service will be held at 3 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 7, at the Broadway Church of Christ in Lubbock, Texas (1924 Broadway Street, Lubbock, TX 79401), with visitation at 1:30 p.m. He was born May 6, 1933, in […]

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ACU Remembers: Don M. Shultz

ACU Remembers: Don M. Shultz

By on December 9, 2014 in ACU Remembers with 1 Comment

Donald M. Shultz (’52), former longtime trustee of Abilene Christian University, died Dec. 6 at age 85 in Atlanta, Ga. A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the North Atlanta Church of Christ (5676 Roberts Drive, Dunwoody, GA 30338). Visitation will be today from 6-8 p.m. at Sandy Springs Chapel (136 […]

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