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Pipes recounts rare stories about Nixon  from his new biography

Pipes recounts rare stories about Nixon from his new biography

By on September 25, 2019 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Kasey Pipes (’95) has enjoyed a unique perspective on the U.S. presidency, from working as a policy advisor and speechwriter in the White House for George W. Bush, to authoring biographies on two others: Dwight D. Eisenhower and now, Richard M. Nixon. Pipes is partner and co-founder of Corley + Pipes, a consulting firm with […]

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McCaleb’s guest speakers enrich campus life

McCaleb’s guest speakers enrich campus life

By on November 3, 2014 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

The recent visit of W. Mark Lanier, J.D., to campus was more than an opportunity for students, faculty and staff to hear from a difference-maker. The noted Houston trial lawyer was another example of thought-provoking leaders from all walks of life brought to ACU by Dr. Gary McCaleb (’64) and the university’s Center for Building Community. […]

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Lanier tackles questions with courtroom logic

Lanier tackles questions with courtroom logic

By on October 29, 2014 in Academic News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Life presents tough questions. W. Mark Lanier, J.D., a prominent Houston trial lawyer and author of Christianity on Trial, offered answers to several of them during talks Monday on the Abilene Christian University campus. Speaking in Chapel, Lanier posed two life-defining questions: “What really counts?” and “What are the two most important decisions you will […]

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Yankees MVP Richardson to speak April 29

Yankees MVP Richardson to speak April 29

By on April 16, 2014 in Campus News with 0 Comments

New York Yankees legend Bobby Richardson, a national leader in the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA), will speak April 29 at a luncheon at Abilene Christian University. The event is sponsored by ACU’s Center for Building Community, in partnership with the Big Country FCA and ACU Athletics. Tickets for the luncheon, which begins at 11:45 […]

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Metaxas expounds on grace, responsibility

Metaxas expounds on grace, responsibility

By on April 14, 2014 in Academic News, Campus News with 0 Comments

You can count on one hand the best-selling authors who have spoken in daily Chapel at Abilene Christian University, and still have a few fingers left. Those writers who begin by leading the crowd in singing “Amazing Grace” is an even shorter list, and Eric Metaxas is likely at the top by himself. The author […]

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Best-selling author Eric Metaxas here April 11

Best-selling author Eric Metaxas here April 11

By on March 21, 2014 in Campus News with 0 Comments

Eric Metaxas, the best-selling author who brought to life heroes of the Christian faith in Dietrich Bonhoeffer and William Wilberforce, and who is featured on the popular “I Am Second” video series, will be speaking twice at Abilene Christian University on April 11. His visit is sponsored by ACU’s Center for Building Community, which has brought […]

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