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Onstead Science Center marks completion of Vision in Action

Onstead Science Center marks completion of Vision in Action

By on August 31, 2018 in Academic News, ACU News, Campus News with 0 Comments

The Anthony Lobby of the Robert R. and Kay Onstead Science Center was packed Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, with members of the Abilene Christian University community to celebrate the facility’s grand opening. The occasion also marked the completion of the university’s Vision in Action initiative. “It is fitting that the final project for Vision in […]

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New issue headlined by Nike’s Tobie Hatfield

By on March 16, 2017 in ACU Today Magazine with 1 Comment

ACU Today Winter/Spring 2017 Alumni magazine for Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas Nike’s Tobie Hatfield (’87) is featured on the new Winter-Spring 2017 issue of ACU Today magazine, which mailed last last week. The former ACU pole vaulter has helped Nike soar to new heights while serving as senior director of athlete innovations at the company’s world […]

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Halbert-Walling Research Center opens

Halbert-Walling Research Center opens

By on February 28, 2017 in Academic News, ACU News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

The Abilene Christian University community came out in force Feb. 17 to celebrate the grand opening of the Halbert-Walling Research Center, one of the pillars of ACU’s Vision in Action initiative. Hundreds gathered at the ceremony and toured the 54,000-square-foot facility that serves as the new home for the departments of biology, chemistry and biochemistry and […]

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Women’s hoops stars grace cover of new issue

Women’s hoops stars grace cover of new issue

By on August 20, 2016 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

ACU Today Summer/Fall 2016 Alumni magazine for Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas It’s been 20 years since women’s basketball was the cover story of ACU Today magazine. That’s when the 1995-96 team, led by senior Jennifer Clarkson Frazier and sophomore Shalonda Bowden, went 31-2 and advanced to the NCAA Division II Elite Eight. Our newest issue features four student-athletes who are helping the Wildcats […]

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New issue of ACU Today takes flight

New issue of ACU Today takes flight

By on February 26, 2016 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

ACU Today Winter/Spring 2016 Alumni magazine for Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas The newest issue of ACU Today magazine mailed recently. And while our cover story has never before been tied to Second Glance, the one-page essay near the end of each issue, this one is not your everyday subject. “The Songbird who gives ACU voices their wings” […]

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Stadium to build a true home field advantage

Stadium to build a true home field advantage

By on February 21, 2016 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

“Ladies and gentlemen, it’s time to bring Wildcat football back to the Hill. We’re doing it today,” said Abilene Christian University benefactor Mark Anthony (’86), drawing the biggest ovation of a sunny, warm February groundbreaking Friday that felt more like football season than a week removed from Valentine’s Day. Feb. 19 was a day ACU football fans will love to […]

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Construction to begin on Wildcat Stadium

Construction to begin on Wildcat Stadium

By on January 21, 2016 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 1 Comment

The Abilene Christian University Board of Trustees has voted to start construction on a new on-campus football stadium as fundraising continues for the project. ACU will officially break ground for Wildcat Stadium at a ceremony after 11 a.m. Chapel on Friday, Feb. 19, during Sing Song weekend on campus. President Dr. Phil Schubert (’91) announced […]

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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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Room at the Inn: Abilene hotels are booming

Room at the Inn: Abilene hotels are booming

By on September 21, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

More than one friendly joke about Our Fair City has been cracked during weeks like this, when the 109th annual pilgrimage of sorts takes place to the four-day Summit (or Lectureship, depending on your vintage). It’s that time again, when large numbers of people arrive from across the nation and around the world, drawn to “Little Jerusalem” or […]

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Halbert gift tops science capital campaign

Halbert gift tops science capital campaign

By on August 13, 2015 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

A recent gift of nearly $3 million from alumni Jon (’82) and Linda (Ellis ’83) Halbert has helped Abilene Christian University reach its capital goal in the Vision in Action (VIA) initiative to build three major science facilities. The generosity of the Dallas couple means ACU has raised $45 million to build the 54,000-square-foot Halbert-Walling […]

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