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Sing Song turns 60: How it began

Sing Song turns 60: How it began

By on February 10, 2016 in Features, Series with 1 Comment

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 […]

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ACU Remembers: Altus “Al” Scott

ACU Remembers: Altus “Al” Scott

By on October 9, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University baseball benefactor Altus “Al” Victor Scott (’61) died Oct. 6 at age 75 in Abilene. His memorial service will be held 2 p.m. Thursday at University Church of Christ with Dr. Gary McCaleb officiating. Burial is at Elmwood Memorial Park following the service. A visitation will be held tonight from 5-7 p.m. at Piersall-Benton Funeral […]

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Moore sees ACU cultures interacting, thriving

Moore sees ACU cultures interacting, thriving

By on February 1, 2013 in 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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Bonner, Curl saluted at Opening Assembly

Bonner, Curl saluted at Opening Assembly

By on August 29, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Opening Assembly at Abilene Christian University may take place on the first day of school each fall at Abilene Christian University, but for two alumni yesterday, it felt more like Commencement. Dr. Billy Curl (’64) and Larry Bonner (’64), ACU’s first two African-American undergraduate students in Fall 1962, marched into Moody Coliseum on Monday morning […]

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