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The Bookcase: Along the Way

The Bookcase: Along the Way

By on October 25, 2015 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

With this post, we begin The Bookcase, an online series allowing readers of ACU Today a look at books authored, compiled, edited, illustrated or photographed by Abilene Christian University alumni, faculty, staff and students, as well as those produced by ACU Press and Leafwood Publishers, Abilene Christian’s two imprints. It expands on what we publish […]

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Former Walmart CEO talks faith, business

Former Walmart CEO talks faith, business

By on October 15, 2014 in Campus News with 0 Comments

Mike Duke’s five years as CEO of Wal-Mart Stores Inc. capped a nearly 20-year tenure with the retail giant but his influence over its operations may far outlive him. Duke spoke about faith and business at Abilene Christian University on Tuesday as part of the Distinguished Speaker Series hosted by ACU’s College of Business Administration […]

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Tippens to leave Pepperdine, return to ACU

Tippens to leave Pepperdine, return to ACU

By on September 16, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News with 4 Comments

When he left Abilene Christian University’s English faculty 13 years ago to become Pepperdine University’s chief academic officer, Dr. Darryl Tippens reminded his long-faced friends and colleagues here that “The road between Pepperdine and Abilene is two-way.” He was right. Pepperdine announced today that Tippens will retire July 31, 2014, but his next career move […]

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Summerall’s memorable message: his faith

Summerall’s memorable message: his faith

By on April 16, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 1 Comment

One of the most distinctive voices from Abilene Christian University’s Centennial Celebration was that of Pat Summerall, the American sports broadcasting legend who died today in Dallas at age 82. The Centennial Speakers Series audience gathered Nov. 8, 2005, in ACU’s Teague Special Events Center expected to hear about the former NFL player’s experiences and, […]

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Hahn, Poe return to discuss politics and faith

Hahn, Poe return to discuss politics and faith

By on September 28, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Here at the height of the campaign season, most political candidates are working dawn to dusk to get their messages out: “Keep me on the job in Washington,” or “Send me to Capitol Hill to fix the mess we’re in.” A case could be made that Abilene Christian University alumni Rep. Janice Hahn (’74) and […]

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