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ACU Remembers: Bonnie Bailey

ACU Remembers: Bonnie Bailey

By on June 2, 2016 in ACU Remembers with 0 Comments

Bonnie Mignon (Pitt) Bailey, 68, a former longtime administrative assistant at Abilene Christian University, died May 30, 2016, in Abilene. A visitation with the family is scheduled for 5-7 p.m. on June 3 at Piersall Funeral Directors (733 Butternut St., Abilene, Texas 79602). A memorial service will be held 10 a.m. on June 4 in the Hillcrest Church of Christ (650 […]

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ACU Remembers: Kenneth L. Sinclair

ACU Remembers: Kenneth L. Sinclair

By on December 11, 2015 in ACU Remembers with 1 Comment

Family, students, colleagues and other friends stopped today to remember one of Abilene Christian University’s most beloved international ambassadors. Kenneth Leroy Sinclair (’65) died unexpectedly Dec. 2, 2015, while traveling in Singapore at age 73. The former missionary-in-residence in ACU’s Halbert Institute for Missions was there to visit alumni and friends, encourage churches and officiate at a wedding, […]

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Former Walmart CEO talks faith, business

Former Walmart CEO talks faith, business

By on October 15, 2014 in Academic News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Mike Duke’s five years as CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. capped a nearly 20-year tenure with the retail giant but his influence over its operations may far outlive him. Duke spoke about faith and business at Abilene Christian University on Tuesday as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series hosted by ACU’s College of Business Administration […]

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10 Questions with Dr. Charles Ivey

10 Questions with Dr. Charles Ivey

One of those with a keen interest in this week’s physics conference hosted by Abilene Christian University is Dr. Charles Ivey (’65), professor and chair of ACU’s Department of Physics from 1969-81. He built a program of distinction in physics at Abilene Christian by hiring talented faculty members and securing grants that helped provide research opportunities for […]

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Red Thread’s Partridge named Truman Scholar

Red Thread’s Partridge named Truman Scholar

By on April 2, 2012 in Academic News, Campus News with 1 Comment

At 17, Brittany Partridge went on a mission trip to Romania where she met other girls her age. These girls, however, lived a life far different than her own. They were among the millions of young people around the world being bought and sold like objects, sometimes for child labor, more often for sex. The […]

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