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ACU grad is Colorado Teacher of the Year

ACU grad is Colorado Teacher of the Year

By on October 26, 2015 in Alumni News

Leticia Ingram wasn’t expecting to receive 2015 Colorado Teacher of the Year, but there was no question in her colleagues’ minds about whether she deserved the honor. A history and math teacher at Basalt High School in Roaring Fork School District, Leticia was awarded for her passion and expertise with English learners and their families […]

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Graham recovering from hiking accident

By on October 8, 2014 in Campus News, Sports with 1 Comment

During his star-studded career as a distance runner in college, Drew Graham became known for amazing sprints from far back in the pack during cross country and track and field meets. Online videos of his races show a blond-haired young man repeatedly making thrilling runs – often on the back stretch of the last lap […]

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Watson grateful to escape Colorado flooding

Watson grateful to escape Colorado flooding

By on September 16, 2013 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

One of the nation’s biggest rescue airlifts since Hurricane Katrina is underway today in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, where thousands of residents have been displaced, more than 1,200 are unaccounted for and seven have died in the region’s worst flooding in a century. As a flatlander who lived in West Texas for […]

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Olympic Diary: Morrow put ACU on the map

Olympic Diary: Morrow put ACU on the map

By on July 23, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 1 Comment

[youtube 96vssj1Nnj0] Abilene Christian University (then still a college) and its hometown were the same size before Bobby Morrow (’58) won three gold medals in the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. But afterward, it seemed like the world discovered both, nearly overnight. Morrow was the star of the U.S. team, “the fastest man in the world” […]

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Spring sports again make NCAA headlines

Spring sports again make NCAA headlines

By on May 19, 2012 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Another successful year for Abilene Christian University athletics is coming to a close, with the track and field teams the last to compete in NCAA post-season action, beginning next Thursday. A wrap-up of the results: This week the women’s tennis team advanced to the NCAA semifinals for the third time in their history, losing 5-0 […]

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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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