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March Madness v2.0: Wildcat teams on tourney trail

March Madness v2.0: Wildcat teams on tourney trail

By on March 9, 2020 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

That ride was so much fun, let’s do it again. Whether you dust off your “Texas Two Step” or “First Dance” T-shirt from last year or start shopping for a new souvenir one, Wildcat basketball fans’ adrenaline will kick into high gear this week as Abilene Christian University men’s and women’s teams head south on […]

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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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Pre-health, nursing students experience different kind of medical missions trip

Pre-health, nursing students experience different kind of medical missions trip

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

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. Oftentimes, the homeless are also the faceless of society, and basic needs such as health care are a luxury they […]

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Kittley, Wells honored at Alumni Day luncheon

Kittley, Wells honored at Alumni Day luncheon

By on March 5, 2020 in ACU News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

Those who gathered to honor Wes Kittley (’81) and Joel Wells, M.D. (’06), at the 2020 Alumni Day Luncheon on Feb. 23, 2020, made it clear the two men are known for putting others first. The 2020 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year and Young Alumnus of the Year, respectively, were celebrated not only for their […]

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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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Management professors bring back Social Enterprise Consulting course for Spring Break

Management professors bring back Social Enterprise Consulting course for Spring Break

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

It’s been a while since Dr. Sarah Easter (’06) was working on a master’s degree in business administration, but not so long that she doesn’t remember two specific classes, one in domestic consulting and one in international consulting. “Those were my favorite classes,” Easter, an assistant professor in ACU’s Department of Management Sciences, said. Remembering […]

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Nelson greatness rubs off on ACU golfers in new clubhouse

Nelson greatness rubs off on ACU golfers in new clubhouse

By on February 27, 2020 in ACU News, Sports with 0 Comments

Years ago, when one of the professional golf students of the late Harvey Penick was having trouble elevating his success around the green, advice from the legendary teacher and best-selling author was short and to the point. “Eat dinner with good putters,” the late Penick told rising PGA star Tom Kite. The counsel – to […]

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ACU names Ryan Bowman new director of Office of Multicultural Affairs

ACU names Ryan Bowman new director of Office of Multicultural Affairs

By on February 26, 2020 in ACU News with 0 Comments

Ryan Bowman (’06), associate director of spiritual formation for Abilene Christian University, has been named director of the Office of Multicultural Affairs (OMA) after a nationwide search. A graduate of Southwestern Christian College, the only historically black college associated with Churches of Christ, Bowman went on to earn a bachelor’s degree in communication and media […]

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Study Abroad has new residential home in Oxford

Study Abroad has new residential home in Oxford

By on February 13, 2020 in Academic News, ACU News with 0 Comments

The purchase of a new Study Abroad residence in Oxford, England, marks another exciting milestone in the university’s 21st-Century Vision goal of preparing students to think globally by offering valuable cross-cultural experiences. The recently renovated Victorian house, located at 163 Woodstock Rd. in Central North Oxford, will serve as housing for 26 students. It features […]

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Gilbreth’s No. 13 baseball jersey retired by ACU

Gilbreth’s No. 13 baseball jersey retired by ACU

By on February 10, 2020 in ACU News, Sports with 1 Comment

Only the seventh uniform number to be retired in Abilene Christian University athletics history – and the first in baseball – was celebrated Saturday night, but don’t let the two digits fool you. The No. 13 jersey once worn by Bill Gilbreth (’69) was anything but unlucky to the man who wore it. Gilbreth, the […]

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