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ACU Special Collections and Archives receives grant from National Endowment for the Humanities

ACU Special Collections and Archives receives grant from National Endowment for the Humanities

By on August 26, 2019 in ACU News with 1 Comment

The National Endowment for the Humanities has awarded a $40,000 grant to ACU Special Collections and Archives as part of its Sustaining Cultural Heritage Collections program. The grant will enable the archive to evaluate and plan for optimizing the physical storage conditions and preservation environment for its holdings of more than 30,000 rare books and […]

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Sigma Delta Pi Hispanic Honor Society receives national awards

Sigma Delta Pi Hispanic Honor Society receives national awards

By on August 20, 2019 in ACU News with 0 Comments

ACU’s Omega Gamma Chapter of Sigma Delta Pi, the National Collegiate Hispanic Honor Society, has been named an Honor Chapter for its outstanding activities in 2018-19. This is the sixth year in its history that Abilene Christian enjoys this prestigious distinction. In addition, because ACU maintained Honor Chapter status each year of the 2016-19 triennium, […]

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ACU offers $80,000 scholarship to Abilene and Big Country distinguished students

ACU offers $80,000 scholarship to Abilene and Big Country distinguished students

By on August 13, 2019 in ACU News with 1 Comment

Abilene Christian University is proud to announce the Abilene and Big Country Distinguished Student Award, totaling $80,000 per student, available to graduating high school students in our area who are granted admission to ACU. “We know our high schools have intellectually gifted and engaged students who are academically prepared for success in higher education,” said […]

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ACU earns national accreditation of teacher education program

ACU earns national accreditation of teacher education program

By on August 6, 2019 in ACU News with 0 Comments

The Association for Advancing Quality in Educator Preparation (AAQEP) has awarded full seven-year accreditation to the Abilene Christian University Teacher Education Program. After reviewing the evidence collected through a process of self-study and peer review, the AAQEP Accreditation Commission issued the decision at its July 10 meeting along with the following rationale: The program presented […]

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ACU leads collaboration with Georgia Tech, Texas A&M and Texas on nuclear project

ACU leads collaboration with Georgia Tech, Texas A&M and Texas on nuclear project

By on July 3, 2019 in ACU News with 0 Comments

ABILENE – The NEXT Lab at Abilene Christian University, in collaboration with Georgia Institute of Technology, Texas A&M University and The University of Texas at Austin, has launched a consortium with a goal to build a university-based molten salt research and test reactor. NEXT stands for Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing. ACU students and faculty from […]

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ACU is the first institution in Texas to be designated an Adobe Creative Campus

ACU is the first institution in Texas to be designated an Adobe Creative Campus

By on April 23, 2019 in ACU News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University has been recognized as an Adobe Creative Campus, based on a strong commitment to digital literacy in higher education and providing valued thought leadership with Adobe. “We are committed to preparing students with skills for the future,” said Dr. John B. Weaver, dean of Brown Library at ACU. “We believe that knowledge […]

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ACU receives grant from Mellon Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities

ACU receives grant from Mellon Foundation and National Endowment for the Humanities

By on April 12, 2019 in Academic News, ACU News, ACU Online, Features with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University has received a $103,000 grant to digitize and distribute 30 outstanding works of scholarship, republishing them in a format that readers can use on computers, tablets and mobile phones at no charge. ACU is one of only seven universities to receive this grant. This project is part of the Humanities Open Book program led […]

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ACU College of Business Administration earns AACSB accreditation extension

ACU College of Business Administration earns AACSB accreditation extension

By on April 4, 2019 in ACU News with 0 Comments

AACSB International has announced that Abilene Christian University has earned an accreditation extension for its College of Business Administration. Founded in 1916, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools, and the largest business education network connecting students, educators and businesses worldwide. “Every AACSB-accredited school […]

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Five strategies for success in graduate school

Five strategies for success in graduate school

By on April 4, 2019 in ACU Online with 0 Comments

Excelling in graduate-level courses and securing your advanced degree requires you to up your undergraduate game in a big way. Graduate students are expected to have: A greater level of academic maturity High emotional intelligence Social professionalism Interpersonal respectfulness Strong research, critical thinking and writing skills For some grad students, this means adopting a few new behaviors. […]

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Croy discovers side benefits to pursuing online MBA

Croy discovers side benefits to pursuing online MBA

By on March 20, 2019 in ACU News, ACU Online with 0 Comments

Big things await ACU Online student Keri Croy, a talented and passionate payroll specialist. She’s currently pursuing her MBA in hopes of scoring a promotion — but along the way, she’s gaining so much more. In addition to benefiting from the business curriculum of her MBA program, she’s learning about Christ-centered leadership, which she hopes […]

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