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VIA News: This one-story building stood tall

VIA News: This one-story building stood tall

By on March 3, 2015 in Academic News, Campus News with 1 Comment

This blog post will be the only fanfare Tuesday for a structure about to meet its demise on the Abilene Christian University campus, one perhaps best known by its nearly anonymous description: “that one-story building between Bennett Gym and Chambers Hall.” History shows it actually helped speak volumes about ACU for more than 50 years. One of […]

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Lucado to be inducted into TIPA Hall of Fame

Lucado to be inducted into TIPA Hall of Fame

Max Lucado (’77) will soon become the fourth Abilene Christian University graduate to be added to the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) Hall of Fame, joining an esteemed group of journalists and media pioneers with higher education roots in the Lone Star state. Lucado, a former writer on The Optimist newspaper in the late 1970s at […]

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Haley tells grads: Be crazy, courageous, patient

Haley tells grads: Be crazy, courageous, patient

By on December 20, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Joyce (Williams ’03 M.S.) Haley, instructor of journalism and mass communication, and faculty advisor to Morris & Mitchell, Abilene Christian University’s student-run advertising/public relations agency, was the featured speaker at December Commencement, held Dec. 13 in Moody Coliseum. Selected in May 2013 as Abilene Christian’s Teacher of the Year, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University […]

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KOCO-TV anchor Edwards covering tornado

KOCO-TV anchor Edwards covering tornado

By on May 21, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University journalism graduate Wendell Edwards (’92) is helping Oklahoma City’s KOCO-TV5 provide live coverage of the aftermath of yesterday’s deadly tornado in nearby Moore, Okla. Edwards, a 2005 recipient of the Gutenberg Award for distinguished career achievement from ACU’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, anchors Eyewitness News 5 in The Morning. Prior to joining […]

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Grateful JMC students ‘pay it forward’

By on February 6, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

It’s better to give than to receive, or so it would seem within Abilene Christian University’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication. In response to a donor’s half-a-million-dollar contribution, JMC students recently took a fistful of dollars and headed across Abilene to perform random acts of kindness – to “pay it forward,” as the saying […]

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