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ACU Brown Library to receive TexTreasures digitization funding

ACU Brown Library to receive TexTreasures digitization funding

By on December 23, 2020 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

The Texas State Library and Archives Commission recently awarded funding to Abilene Christian University’s Brown Library through its TexTreasures grant program. The $25,000 grant will facilitate digitization of the full print run of The Christian Chronicle, a major, global newspaper serving Churches of Christ since 1943. “We are grateful to the Texas State Library and […]

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ACU Remembers: Erma Jean Loveland

ACU Remembers: Erma Jean Loveland

By on July 15, 2016 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

Longtime Abilene Christian University library archivist Erma Jean (Alkire ’58) Loveland, 79, died June 22, 2016, in Abilene. She was born Oct. 2, 1936, in Greene County, Ind., and graduated from Kimberly (Idaho) High School in 1954. She earned a B.S. degree in education with special emphasis on business from ACU, a M.S. in education […]

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Lucado visits with students about writing craft

Lucado visits with students about writing craft

By on May 2, 2016 in Alumni News, Campus News with 2 Comments

The last time Max Lucado (’77) likely visited the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication’s news room, he was a shaggy-haired columnist for The Optimist newspaper in the mid-1970s. Last Tuesday the best-selling Christian author sat in a chair, sipping coffee and sharing wisdom about the craft of writing with Abilene Christian University students. Lucado was honored April […]

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Justice Boyd and the Supremes court campus

Justice Boyd and the Supremes court campus

By on December 2, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

About 500 attendees experienced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity Nov. 13 to listen to two cases brought before the Texas Supreme Court – and see the justices collectively flash the W-C on Abilene Christian University’s campus. Justice Jeffrey S. Boyd (’83) is officially the only Wildcat on the court, but the other eight justices showed their support […]

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VIA News: Halbert ‘proud’ of building

VIA News: Halbert ‘proud’ of building

By on April 1, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Dean Walling (’30) – scientist, entrepreneur, benefactor – was “larger than life” to his grandson, David D. Halbert (’78). “The older I get,” Halbert said Tuesday at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new science facility that will bear both men’s names, “the larger he gets.” Now the legacy of both men and their families will be quite […]

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ACU Remembers: Ruby Guy

ACU Remembers: Ruby Guy

By on January 30, 2015 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

Ruby Dell (Bonham) Guy, whose long career at Abilene Christian University inspired an annual award to recognize members of its staff who embody selfless service, lived in Grapevine, Texas, and died Jan. 25, 2015, in North Richland Hills at age 87. A funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Highland Church of Christ (425 Highland Avenue, Abilene, […]

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Campus a fall oasis for southbound Monarchs

Campus a fall oasis for southbound Monarchs

By on November 26, 2014 in Campus News with 1 Comment

Each year, Monarch butterflies (Danaus plexippus), also known as milkweed butterflies and “King Billy” butterflies, make an amazing multi-generational migration from as far north as Canada to their winter homes in southern Mexico and California. This journey – like that of migratory birds such as snow geese, cormorants and pelicans which frequent West Texas – […]

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Spring-Summer 2014 issue is here

Spring-Summer 2014 issue is here

By on September 14, 2014 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

It’s a little later than originally planned, but we wanted to be sure you received the most recent news about some exciting developments at Abilene Christian University. Although it’s in the mail, you don’t have to wait for the Spring-Summer 2014 issue of ACU Today magazine to arrive. You can sneak a peak now at its 130 pages (84 […]

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VIA News: Office relocation work underway

VIA News: Office relocation work underway

By on August 11, 2014 in Campus News with 0 Comments

When students return to campus this month, they’ll notice some changes as campus offices prepare for the eventual demolition of Chambers Hall. Upon completion of fundraising for the $75 million Vision in Action initiative, 85-year-old Chambers (and a one-story building currently housing WFF custodial services) will make way for the new Halbert-Walling Research Center. But […]

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10 Questions with provost Dr. Robert Rhodes

10 Questions with provost Dr. Robert Rhodes

By on November 25, 2013 in Series with 0 Comments

ACU provost Dr. Robert Rhodes joined the administration at the start of the 2012-13 school year following a 17-year career at New Mexico State University as associate dean for students and programs in NMSU’s College of Education. He has a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Christian University and a doctorate from the University of Northern Colorado. […]

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