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Halbert gift tops science capital campaign

Halbert gift tops science capital campaign

By on August 13, 2015 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

A recent gift of nearly $3 million from alumni Jon (’82) and Linda (Ellis ’83) Halbert has helped Abilene Christian University reach its capital goal in the Vision in Action (VIA) initiative to build three major science facilities. The generosity of the Dallas couple means ACU has raised $45 million to build the 54,000-square-foot Halbert-Walling […]

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Ideas on stage at university’s first TEDxACU

Ideas on stage at university’s first TEDxACU

Abilene Christian University’s first TEDx event begins this morning in Cullen Auditorium, where its “ReThink” theme features 13 speakers making short presentations of “ideas worth spreading”. Started as a conference in California 1984, TED has grown to support those world-changing ideas with many initiatives. At a TED conference, the world’s leading thinkers and doers are asked to give the […]

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Hundreds of Wildcats serve their neighbors

Hundreds of Wildcats serve their neighbors

By on March 31, 2015 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

2015 Wildcats Serving Recap Stay connected! http://blogs.acu.edu/acutoday ACU Wildcats Abilene Christian University http://acu.edu More than 250 members of the Abilene Christian University community – students, parents, alumni, prospective students and trustees – turned out on Saturday to serve their neighbors in the inaugural statewide Wildcats Serving day. Events were held in Abilene, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and […]

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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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Summit looks at ministry to people at margins

By on September 15, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

For thousands of people, an annual pilgrimage to Abilene for Summit began a few days ago and ends at Moody Coliseum tonight. Known prior to 2008 as Bible Lectureship, the 107th annual event Sept. 15-18 packs lectures, classes, panels, concerts and discussion with fellow Christians into four days, an experience designed to encourage, educate and […]

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Affordable Care Act webinar to help ministers

Affordable Care Act webinar to help ministers

By on August 15, 2013 in Academic News, Campus News with 1 Comment

The Siburt Institute for Church Ministry at Abilene Christian University has every minister’s best interests at heart.  That’s why its teaming with Christian Leaders Benefits Alliance (CLBA) to present a live webinar on healthcare to give ministers insights into the government’s new Affordable Care Act. The webinar will take place Monday, Aug. 19, from 7-8:30 p.m. CDT. ACU […]

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2013 Summit program booklet available online

2013 Summit program booklet available online

Abilene Christian University’s 107th annual Summit may still be several months away (Sept. 15-18), but you can explore the program booklet for it today. “Margins: Following Jesus at the Edge in Luke’s Gospel” is the theme, as the popular event formerly known as Bible Lectureship takes a look at how to minister to people from […]

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