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Haitian graduate has big plans for his ACU education

Haitian graduate has big plans for his ACU education

Armed with a bachelor’s degree in biblical studies, a master of divinity, and minors in political science and business administration, Megeste Pierre (M.Div. ’18) is ready for just about anything he might be interested in. He’s interested in all those topics and has great plans for using them. Megeste, a native of Haiti, got his master […]

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COBA names new dean

COBA names new dean

By on May 9, 2016 in Academic News, ACU News

Dr. Brad Crisp has been named as the new dean for the College of Business Administration. During his 10 years on the faculty at ACU, Crisp has served as director of the School of Information Technology and Computing, which earned ABET accreditation under his leadership; and he launched the online Master of Business Administration as […]

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IT grad finds niche at USAA

IT grad finds niche at USAA

By on February 5, 2016 in Academic News, ACU News, Alumni News

It was the university’s innovative approach to technology that originally drew Zach Higgins (’13) to enroll at ACU. But it was his experience with faculty in the School of Information Technology and Computing that made him realize he was in the right place. “Most of my friends at larger universities always complained of having to […]

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Lytle to direct new ACU center, CEO Forum

Lytle to direct new ACU center, CEO Forum

By on September 18, 2015 in Academic News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Dr. Rick Lytle, longtime business college dean at Abilene Christian University, has been named director of its new Center for Leadership and Faith Development and CEO of CEO Forum Inc. in a collaborative relationship with an organization focused on spiritual development of business leaders around the world. The announcement was made last night at CEO Forum’s […]

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ACU Remembers: William R. Waugh

ACU Remembers: William R. Waugh

By on January 21, 2015 in ACU Remembers with 2 Comments

William R. Waugh (’59), a talented artist and innovative businessman who founded and developed successful Taco Bueno, Casa Bonita, Casa Viva, Crystal’s Pizza, and Burger Street restaurants across the Southwest, passed away Jan. 20, 2015, in Dallas, Texas, at age 79. A memorial service will be held at Sparkman-Hillcrest Funeral Home (7405 W. Northwest Highway, […]

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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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Atchley, Minick, Shedd named to ACU board

By on February 27, 2014 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University announces the addition of three members to its Board of Trustees: Bill Minick (’82) of Dallas, Rick Atchley (’78) of North Richland Hills and Marelyn B. Shedd of Abilene. Bill Minick is president of PartnerSource, the largest consulting firm on alternatives to workers’ compensation. He graduated summa cum laude from ACU in […]

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