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De Leon brings Division I experience to role

De Leon brings Division I experience to role

By on November 14, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

It’s been a dozen years since Abilene Christian University went “out of network” to hire a director of athletics, but it’s not as unusual as one might think for the Wildcats to lean on someone for that job who does not have a framed ACU diploma on the wall. Lee De Leon was introduced to […]

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Preparation underway for VIA projects

Preparation underway for VIA projects

By on June 24, 2014 in Campus News with 0 Comments

As fundraising continues for ACU’s historic Vision in Action initiative, preparation is underway this summer for construction of two new science buildings and two new on-campus stadiums. Crews this morning began groundwork on what will become a new stadium for ACU’s legendary track and field program and dominant women’s soccer team – clearing and leveling […]

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New advancement VP Orr has deep ACU roots

New advancement VP Orr has deep ACU roots

By on May 5, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News with 2 Comments

Each time James “Jim” Orr walks across campus, he’s potentially retracing a lot of family footprints along the way. Four generations of them, in fact. The 1986 accounting graduate was announced today as Abilene Christian University’s new vice president for advancement, inheriting a key role in the development and funding of his alma mater’s growth […]

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McCaleb to be honored for 50 years at ACU

McCaleb to be honored for 50 years at ACU

By on April 8, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News with 2 Comments

He’s not retiring. And he’s not a relief pitcher throwing in the ninth inning of a 50-year career at his alma mater. But a baseball-themed luncheon April 21 will nonetheless celebrate Dr. Gary McCaleb (’64) for a remarkable milestone and his rare, ongoing tenure of service to Abilene Christian University. Few people in ACU’s 108-year […]

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