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VIA News: Follow construction on webcams

VIA News: Follow construction on webcams

By on March 17, 2015 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Want an eagle’s eye view of the various Vision in Action construction projects at Abilene Christian University? You can follow along with the help of three webcams positioned to document progress. This webcam (click on the image for a live view) follows the new Elmer Gray Stadium site as it prepares for grand opening on April 10 and the first […]

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VIA News: Chambers’ explosive final act

VIA News: Chambers’ explosive final act

By on January 8, 2015 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Chambers Hall at Abilene Christian University is too close to Phillips Education Building to bring it down with a bang, but the 85-year-old former residence hall, cafeteria, library and academic building still saw some fireworks Wednesday. The Department of Psychology, Chambers’ final occupants, were moved out over the Christmas break, leaving the building empty – and providing a […]

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VIA News: Track, Bennett reflect progress

VIA News: Track, Bennett reflect progress

By on November 25, 2014 in Campus News with 1 Comment

Heading into the extended Thanksgiving weekend, a pair of Vision in Action projects on the Abilene Christian University campus are making visible progress. Crews from Beynon Sports Surfaces earlier this month finished laying down a vibrant purple track that certainly pops against the deep green of the newly installed soccer field. With that, the most […]

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VIA coverage includes a look back at Bennett

VIA coverage includes a look back at Bennett

By on September 19, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Since 1930, one of the workhouse buildings on the Abilene Christian University campus has been Bennett Gymnasium, which is receiving new life this year as the future home of laboratories for the Department of Engineering and Physics. Paul Anthony (’04), ACU’s advancement communication coordinator, described the transformation in our new Spring-Summer issue as “trading in […]

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Preparation underway for VIA projects

Preparation underway for VIA projects

By on June 24, 2014 in Campus News with 0 Comments

As fundraising continues for ACU’s historic Vision in Action initiative, preparation is underway this summer for construction of two new science buildings and two new on-campus stadiums. Crews this morning began groundwork on what will become a new stadium for ACU’s legendary track and field program and dominant women’s soccer team – clearing and leveling […]

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ACU’s long purple line: a father’s perspective

ACU’s long purple line: a father’s perspective

By on May 15, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Veteran award-winning Colorado Springs Gazette newspaper columnist David Ramsey (’81) writes often for ACU Today magazine. Last Saturday, he was in Moody Coliseum to watch his son, Caleb, graduate with the Class of 2014. Caleb’s brother, Luke (’13), and sister, Ruth (’10), also are Wildcats. David says his parents met in 1949 when his father […]

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