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First-year experience brings national accolades and praise from students

First-year experience brings national accolades and praise from students

Abilene Christian is the highest-ranking university in Texas in a U.S. News and World Report benchmark focused on student success. Here is a look at some of the people and programs that make our student experience exceptional. As a freshman, Lessly Rocha (’21) quickly found her place in the ACU community, joining in time-honored traditions like Sing Song […]

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New students get the warmest ‘hello’ from director of student programs

New students get the warmest ‘hello’ from director of student programs

Abilene Christian is the highest-ranking university in Texas in a U.S. News and World Report benchmark focused on student success. Here is a look at some of the people and programs that make our student experience exceptional. Although she stands only 4 feet 11 inches tall, her role on campus is large. The spunky and […]

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Alumnus takes risk to fight rare blood disorder

Alumnus takes risk to fight rare blood disorder

By on September 18, 2013 in Alumni News with 1 Comment

Abilene Christian University graduate Hunter Hanner (’05) was born with chronic granulomatous disease, a rare blood disorder that left his body unable to fight off infection. Despite a poor prognosis, Hunter beat the odds and made it to adulthood, settling into life as an Abilene businessman and father of three who is married to Jennifer (Hathorn ’05). Yet […]

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Innovation, value draw kudos from U.S. News

Innovation, value draw kudos from U.S. News

By on September 16, 2011 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University received a number of notable recognitions this week in the 2012 “America’s Best Colleges” publication by U.S. News & World Report, including another No. 1 ranking in its region and classification as an Up-and-Coming School. That makes three of the last four years for ACU to be at the top of a […]

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