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ACU Remembers: Dr. Ed Enzor Jr.

ACU Remembers: Dr. Ed Enzor Jr.

By on December 7, 2015 in ACU Remembers with 4 Comments

Dr. Edwin H. Enzor Jr. (’59 M.A.) died Nov. 30, 2015, in Abilene at age 80. He was born Oct. 10, 1935, in Washington, D.C., graduating from Washington Lee High School in Arlington, Va., in 1955. He earned a B.A. in history from Lipscomb University in 1957, a master’s in communication from ACU and a […]

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Hundreds of Wildcats serve their neighbors

Hundreds of Wildcats serve their neighbors

By on March 31, 2015 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

2015 Wildcats Serving Recap Stay connected! http://blogs.acu.edu/acutoday ACU Wildcats Abilene Christian University http://acu.edu More than 250 members of the Abilene Christian University community – students, parents, alumni, prospective students and trustees – turned out on Saturday to serve their neighbors in the inaugural statewide Wildcats Serving day. Events were held in Abilene, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and […]

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Alum launches ‘simple’ plan to fight Ebola

Alum launches ‘simple’ plan to fight Ebola

By on November 4, 2014 in Alumni News with 4 Comments

Abilene’s Global Samaritan Resources, led by executive director Danny Sims (’85) and inspired by Ebola survivor Dr. Kent Brantly (’03), has launched a project to help with the Ebola crisis in West Africa. “Simple Works – West Africa” is a plan addressing three critical needs: purified water, fortified food and medical supplies. “We wanted to focus […]

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Alvarez, GSR helping refugees in McAllen

Alvarez, GSR helping refugees in McAllen

By on July 29, 2014 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

The U.S.-Mexico border near McAllen, Texas, is on the front line of a humanitarian crisis that continues to drag on while legislators in Washington, D.C., figure out how to address it. Abilene Christian University trustee Abel Alvarez (’82) and others from his 100-member local congregation – Harvey Drive Church of Christ – are assisting by helping up to […]

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What Si said: An unofficial Abilene travelogue

What Si said: An unofficial Abilene travelogue

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

As Silas “Uncle Si” Robertson himself would say, 95 percent of the following is truthful and 5 percent has been added to spice things up. Or who knows? Maybe it’s the other way around. Regardless, here’s what the star of A&E’s hit TV show would be inclined to say about his trip to ACU for […]

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Founder’s legacy honored by thoughtful alumni

Founder’s legacy honored by thoughtful alumni

By on May 17, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

A.B. Barret was just 27 years old when his school, Childers Classical Institute, began classes with 25 students on North First Street in Abilene in 1906. One hundred and six years later, it’s known as Abilene Christian University, and the campus of about 4,600 students is a landmark a few miles northeast of its original […]

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Historical marker to note ACU’s first campus

Historical marker to note ACU’s first campus

By on June 1, 2011 in Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University’s original campus will be highlighted later this year when a spot near ACU’s first home will be designated with a historical marker familiar to many Texans. The Texas Historical Commission recognizes places of significance with large cast plaques such as the one in front of ACU’s Hardin Administration Building, one of eight […]

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