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ACU Board of Trustees adds Donny Edwards, Fernando Nasymth and Doug Robison

ACU Board of Trustees adds Donny Edwards, Fernando Nasymth and Doug Robison

By on March 6, 2020 in ACU News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University has added three new members to its Board of Trustees: Donny Edwards of Decatur, Texas; Fernando Nasymth, J.D., of Atlanta, Georgia; and Doug Robison, J.D., of Abilene, Texas. All were appointed at the board’s February meeting. Donny Edwards joined the Sagora Senior Living family of companies in 1992 and has been one […]

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Princeton Review recognizes ACU’s game design program

Princeton Review recognizes ACU’s game design program

By on March 3, 2020 in ACU News with 0 Comments

For the fifth year, ACU has earned a top ranking on The Princeton Review’s just-published list saluting the top 50 undergraduate schools to study game design for 2020 today. The Princeton Review chose the schools based on a survey it conducted in 2019 of 150 institutions offering game design coursework and/or degrees in the United […]

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ACU nursing graduates outrank state and national NCLEX first-time test averages

ACU nursing graduates outrank state and national NCLEX first-time test averages

By on January 27, 2020 in Academic News, ACU News with 0 Comments

For 2019, the first-time pass rate for Abilene Christian University nursing graduates taking the NCLEX test was 96.08 percent, exceeding both the state and national program averages. On Friday, the Texas Board of Nursing released first-time pass rates for eligible nursing programs in the state. This marks three years in a row for ACU’s first-time […]

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ACU names senior VP for marketing and strategic communications

ACU names senior VP for marketing and strategic communications

By on December 10, 2019 in ACU News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University has named an award-winning communications and marketing professional with 23 years of experience in higher education as its first senior vice president for marketing and strategic communications. Linda Bonnin has served as vice president for strategic communications at The University of Alabama since 2015. In that role, she created Alabama’s first branding […]

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ACU partners with Clinton Foundation and Laundry Luv to offer reading area

ACU partners with Clinton Foundation and Laundry Luv to offer reading area

By on November 22, 2019 in ACU News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University has partnered with the Clinton Foundation’s early childhood initiative, “Too Small to Fail,” to introduce reading spaces at Laundry Luv (Abilene). The foundation is leading a national public awareness and action campaign called “Talking is Teaching: Talk, Read, Sing” designed to encourage parents to talk, read and sing with their children from birth. A core strategy has […]

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New Center for Careers and Experiential Learning serves as umbrella for programs that enhance student success

New Center for Careers and Experiential Learning serves as umbrella for programs that enhance student success

Abilene Christian is the highest-ranking university in Texas in a U.S. News and World Report benchmark focused on student success. Here is a look at some of the people and programs that make our student experience exceptional. If anyone knows the meaning and the reality of experiential learning, it’s Derran Reese (’00). In fact, he […]

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ACU professor Bill Fowler receives Texas Outstanding Accounting Educator Award

ACU professor Bill Fowler receives Texas Outstanding Accounting Educator Award

By on October 21, 2019 in ACU News with 0 Comments

Bill Fowler, associate professor of accounting at Abilene Christian University, has been selected for the Outstanding Accounting Educator Award by the Texas Society of Certified Public Accountants. The award recognizes Texas accounting educators who have demonstrated excellence in teaching and have distinguished themselves through active service to the accounting profession. Fowler is one of two […]

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27th annual Gutenberg Celebration to honor outstanding alumni

27th annual Gutenberg Celebration to honor outstanding alumni

By on October 18, 2019 in ACU News with 0 Comments

The ACU Department of Journalism and Mass Communication will honor three distinguished alumni during the 27th annual Gutenberg Celebration. Introduced in 1993, the Gutenberg Award recognizes distinguished professional achievements of Journalism and Mass Communication Department alumni. The Gutenberg Celebration will take place in Hunter Welcome Center on Thursday, October 17. A reception will begin at […]

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ACU named Chronicle of Higher Education “Great College to Work For”

ACU named Chronicle of Higher Education “Great College to Work For”

By on September 18, 2019 in ACU News with 0 Comments

For 11 consecutive years, ACU has been named a “Great College to Work For,” according to a new survey by The Great Colleges to Work For program. The results, released today in a special insert of the Chronicle of Higher Education, are based on the more than 124,000 administrators, faculty members and professional support staff […]

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ACU outranks other Texas universities in ‘U.S. News’ national benchmark

ACU outranks other Texas universities in ‘U.S. News’ national benchmark

By on September 10, 2019 in Academic News, ACU News with 3 Comments

Abilene Christian University is the highest-ranking university in Texas in a new U.S. News and World Report benchmark focused on student success. The university also achieved its highest overall regional ranking ever – 12th – in U.S. News & World Report’s 2020 “America’s Best Colleges,” an improvement of nine places over 2019. U.S. News highlighted […]

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