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Morris named to Fulbright National Screening Committee

Morris named to Fulbright National Screening Committee

By on June 17, 2019 in Academic News, ACU News with 0 Comments

If you are ever walking across the campus of ACU and hear someone talking about the Fulbright program and its opportunities abroad, there is a good chance the one talking is Dr. Jason Morris (’96). A two-time Fulbright scholar himself, Jason spends time recruiting students for the program he has come to love and trust. […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. Dwayne VanRheenen

ACU Remembers: Dr. Dwayne VanRheenen

By on August 24, 2016 in ACU Remembers with 5 Comments

Former Abilene Christian University provost Dr. Dwayne Dale VanRheenen, 72, died Aug. 11, 2016, in Washington state following an illness. A memorial service will be held at 3 p.m., Sunday, Aug. 28, at Abilene’s Highland Church of Christ (425 Highland Ave., Abilene, Texas 79605). A reception will follow with the family. VanRheenen was born in […]

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Fall 2012 issue is on its way to your mailbox

Fall 2012 issue is on its way to your mailbox

By on December 18, 2012 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

This fall is a significant one in the history of Abilene Christian University. It marks 50 years since Dr. Billy Curl (’64) and Larry Bonner (’64), two transfer students from Southwestern Christian College in 1962, became the first full-time undergraduate African-American students to enroll at ACU. The new 80-page issue of ACU Today magazine, which […]

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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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