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ACU Remembers: Dr. Leroy Garrett

ACU Remembers: Dr. Leroy Garrett

By on October 2, 2015 in ACU Remembers with 2 Comments

Noted scholar, author and church historian Dr. Leroy Garrett (’42) of Denton, Texas, died Sept. 29, 2015, at age 96. A memorial service will be held at Singing Oaks Church of Christ tomorrow at 10 a.m. He was born in Mineral Wells and married Ouida Pitts in 1944. She died in 2010. Garrett was the author of books […]

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9th of July: A city celebrates, a nation mourns

9th of July: A city celebrates, a nation mourns

When my broadcast career took an unexpected detour in 2003, I was fortunate to catch on for a time with Great Cities Missions (formerly Continent of Great Cities), a non-profit organization dedicated to planting churches throughout the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking world. GCM was inspired and founded by a team of Abilene Christian University graduates who […]

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10 Questions with provost Dr. Robert Rhodes

10 Questions with provost Dr. Robert Rhodes

By on November 25, 2013 in 10 Questions, Academic News, 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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Bynum, Nelson honored with alumni awards

Bynum, Nelson honored with alumni awards

By on February 19, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News with 2 Comments

In an emotional conclusion to Abilene Christian University’s busiest weekend of the spring, two graduates accepted the university’s most prestigious alumni awards on Sunday at a luncheon in the Hunter Welcome Center. University president Dr. Phil Schubert (’91) gave Dr. Marcus Nelson (’94) the Young Alumnus of the Year Award then honored Cmdr. David Bynum (’84) […]

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Moore sees ACU cultures interacting, thriving

Moore sees ACU cultures interacting, thriving

By on February 1, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

Several events will help Abilene Christian University recognize Black History Month this February: March 1-2, Cullen Auditorium – Ruth, a play performed by members of the Black Students Association. Call the Office of Multicultural Enrichment at 325-674-6562 for tickets, which are available starting Feb. 18. Sundaes on Mondays, Feb. 4, 8 p.m., Onstead-Packer Biblical Studies […]

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Elmer Womack photo a rare and welcome find

Elmer Womack photo a rare and welcome find

As keepers of Abilene Christian University’s largest photography archive, we are always pleased to find new images worth preserving and sharing. A recent email from 1978 alumnus Mack Womack included the sad news of the recent passing of his father, Elmer Womack (’41) and a remarkable photograph with which to remember him. Mack’s father is […]

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Football and faith: Ramsey weighs in on Tebow

Football and faith: Ramsey weighs in on Tebow

By on October 13, 2011 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

If there is a state more rabid about its professional football than Texas, it may be Colorado, where the Denver Broncos are nearly a certifiable obsession for its mile-high sports fans. And if there is a pro football player with a more devoted – and at times, rabid – following than Broncos’ second-year quarterback Tim […]

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