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VIA News: Halbert ‘proud’ of building

VIA News: Halbert ‘proud’ of building

Dean Walling (’30) – scientist, entrepreneur, benefactor – was “larger than life” to his grandson, David D. Halbert (’78). “The older I get,” Halbert said Tuesday at the groundbreaking ceremony for the new science facility that will bear both men’s names, “the larger he gets.” Now the legacy of both men and their families will be quite […]

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Young gets Rangers’ game off to winning start

Young gets Rangers’ game off to winning start

By on June 12, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Earl Young (’62) has been on center stage many times in his life, from winning an Olympic gold medal to setting world records in track and field. A pitching mound was foreign territory Monday night at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, but the former quartermiler delivered once again. Abilene Christian University asked the longtime Dallas businessman to represent […]

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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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Campus gathers to honor accident victims

Campus gathers to honor accident victims

By on January 29, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

The Abilene Christian University community stopped again Sunday night and Monday morning to remember the life of a student killed in a tragic vehicle accident, a habit it would just as soon see broken. ACU junior Lindsey Smith, age 20, died Friday night when two pickup trucks collided on Highway 36, southeast of town. The […]

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One student killed, five injured in accident

One student killed, five injured in accident

By on January 26, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News with 15 Comments

A tragic accident southeast of campus on Friday night claimed the life of one Abilene Christian University student and injured five others. The six traveling in one vehicle were hit by another vehicle as they were driving south on Highway 36 in eastern Taylor County about 8:21 p.m. Friday. The driver of the other vehicle […]

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Moody is home to annual Veterans Day Tribute

Moody is home to annual Veterans Day Tribute

By on November 19, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Each of the last several years, the largest gathering in Abilene on Veterans Day is in Moody Coliseum, where the 11 a.m. Chapel time is set aside to honor men and women whose military service and sacrifice have defined our freedom. Last Monday, Nov. 12, was Abilene Christian University’s annual tribute. As narrator Grant Boone […]

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Bonner, Curl saluted at Opening Assembly

Bonner, Curl saluted at Opening Assembly

By on August 29, 2012 in Academic News, 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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Allison Garrett named new executive V.P.

Allison Garrett named new executive V.P.

By on July 6, 2012 in Academic News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Abilene Christian University has announced the appointment of Allison Garrett, J.D., as executive vice president. Beginning Aug. 20, Garrett – the senior vice president for academic affairs at Oklahoma Christian University – will fill the ACU position previously held by Dr. Phil Schubert (’91) before he transitioned into the role of president in 2010. Her […]

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Schubert, Watson lead off in Rangers’ big win

Schubert, Watson lead off in Rangers’ big win

By on June 13, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 1 Comment

More than 850 Abilene Christian University alumni and other friends sitting in the All You Can Eat Porch at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington last night had more than a passing interest in the two teams playing at 7:05 p.m. They also were there for the fellowship and to see two Wildcats – ACU president Dr. […]

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Red Thread’s Partridge named Truman Scholar

Red Thread’s Partridge named Truman Scholar

By on April 2, 2012 in Academic News, Campus News with 1 Comment

At 17, Brittany Partridge went on a mission trip to Romania where she met other girls her age. These girls, however, lived a life far different than her own. They were among the millions of young people around the world being bought and sold like objects, sometimes for child labor, more often for sex. The […]

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