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Fritter the K9 earns smiles, spreads good will for ACUPD

Fritter the K9 earns smiles, spreads good will for ACUPD

By on April 1, 2020 in ACU Today Magazine, Features with 0 Comments

What started as an April Fool’s joke between interior design professor Kelly (Kercheval ’09) Mann and ACU’s apple-fritter-loving police chief Jimmy Ellison has tongues (and tails) wagging across campus a year later. A miniature Schnauzer, dubbed Fritter the K9 and owned by Mann, has taken her place as an official ambassador for the ACU Police […]

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New issue explores ACU’s growing national reputation

New issue explores ACU’s growing national reputation

By on January 30, 2020 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

ACU Today’s new Fall-Winter 2020 issue is anchored by a sprawling 24-page cover story diving into “An Emerging National University,” and it begins hitting mailboxes this weekend. Dr. Cheryl Mann Bacon (’76) authors the lead story, which looks behind the scenes at the university’s intentionally strategic growth in recent years and how it dovetails with the unprecedented recognition ACU received in the […]

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New issue hoops it up with Wildcat basketball

New issue hoops it up with Wildcat basketball

By on September 11, 2019 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

At an expanded 96 pages, ACU Today’s new Spring-Summer 2019 issue has begun hitting mailboxes and should prove to be a keepsake for Wildcat fans looking back at historic runs by the men’s and women’s basketball teams last season. Award-winning photographer Jeremy Enlow, whose images grace our magazine every issue, spent Gameday with both teams as […]

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ACU football returns to campus with opening of Wildcat Stadium

ACU football returns to campus with opening of Wildcat Stadium

By on January 16, 2019 in ACU Today Magazine, Campus News with 0 Comments

With fireworks booming, fans cheering and the Big Purple blasting another tune into the September night sky, football returned home to the Hill in a big way last fall. It never left, you might say, and you’d be correct … in a way. For the past half century or so, ACU games were held and […]

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2018 Outstanding Alumna of the Year: April Anthony

2018 Outstanding Alumna of the Year: April Anthony

Genuine. That’s the word colleagues and business associates use to describe April (Bullock ’89) Anthony, the entrepreneur who never planned to be one. Anthony has had a big year. In 2017, Encompass Home Health and Hospice, the company she founded and leads, was named No. 1 in The Dallas Morning News’ Top Places to Work […]

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Anthony kids know their CEO-mom’s balancing act, and approve

Anthony kids know their CEO-mom’s balancing act, and approve

By on September 5, 2018 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

Working moms sometimes face unfounded assumptions about what their kids missed when business priorities beckoned. April believes that with the help of a supportive spouse and “some inherently great kids,” the Anthonys overcame those limitations. “I think the kids are actually better prepared for life as a result of the lessons they learned from a […]

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Harvey’s Holy Place: Alumni find ways to serve in the wake of epic hurricane

Harvey’s Holy Place: Alumni find ways to serve in the wake of epic hurricane

By on September 5, 2018 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

Lee McLeod was soaked, and he was yelling. “Anybody need help?!” His canoe was the only way he and his neighbor, Michael Pratt, could navigate the paved streets in a North Houston neighborhood. So they paddled past half-underwater houses and SUVs, and looked for signs of life. The 16-foot-long Evergreen Prospector canoe had been a […]

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2018 Young Alumnus of the Year: Serge Gasore

2018 Young Alumnus of the Year: Serge Gasore

By on September 5, 2018 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

The Catholic Church where Serge Gasore (’09) saw his grandmother die, among some 5,000 others, is now a memorial site. You can visit the Ntarama Genocide Memorial Centre in Ntarama, Rwanda, and see the bones of Tutsis murdered by their Hutu neighbors, friends and family members. You can visit a place that saw such darkness, […]

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2018 Distinguished Alumni Citation: Greg Feasel

2018 Distinguished Alumni Citation: Greg Feasel

By on September 5, 2018 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

Greg Feasel (’81), a rather tall transfer student from central California, was struggling in classes at ACU, which earned him a visit to the office of Dr. Dwain Hart in Fall 1977. Hart, professor and chair of health, P.E. and recreation at the time, was a kind man. He also was a direct man, moving […]

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2018 Distinguished Alumni Citation: Sharon Epps

2018 Distinguished Alumni Citation: Sharon Epps

By on September 5, 2018 in ACU Today Magazine with 0 Comments

Sharon (Johnston ’84) Epps has a passion for helping women manage their money well. “Good business management principles are biblical principles,” says Epps, a cofounder of Women Doing Well and president of Kinetic Consultants. Throughout her career, Epps has worked to help churches, organizations and families handle their finances with generosity and wisdom. Over the […]

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