Tag: Don H. Morris

  • Remembering the fallen: An ACU story

    World War II remains the deadliest conflict in military history in terms of lives lost in combat. Few American lives were untouched in some way, and the Abilene Christian University community was no exception. The mood of the campus, and its demographics, shifted as male faculty members and students went off to war. Gold stars – representing students, […]

  • ACU Remembers: Harold Christian

    One of the best profiles we’ve read of the late Harold Christian was published in the March 13, 1991, issue of The Optimist student newspaper by the late Don T. Morris (’91). A former Abilene Christian University director of public relations and grandson of seventh president Dr. Don H. Morris (’24), Don painted a colorful picture of […]

  • Sing Song turns 60: How it began

    Sing Song turns 60: How it began

    As a rich tradition since 1956, about one-third of Abilene Christian University’s student body participates in Sing Song each year, during which a top men’s social club, women’s social club and mixed-voices group are crowned for having the best song medley. Over the next few days, we’ll look at highlights from six decades of this popular event. Most […]

  • 10 Questions with Dr. Royce Money

    It’s Sunday in Texas, but the influence of Abilene Christian University on churches around the world can be seen every day of the week, year-round. That’s the result of several generations of intentional work by a university that values its historical roots in Churches of Christ and aspires to be a valuable resource to them. […]

  • Service flag remembered World War II vets

    One inspiring story to remember on this Memorial Day comes from No Ordinary University: The Story of a City Set on a Hill, the 1998 Abilene Christian University history book by Dr. John C. Stevens (’38). During World War II, the ACU campus remembered its students, faculty and alumni serving in the military with a 6 foot […]