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The best internships are enriched by alumni

The best internships are enriched by alumni

By on January 9, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Some of the most valuable internships Abilene Christian University students enjoy are those made possible by ACU alumni. The cover story of ACU Today magazine’s new Fall-Winter 2013 issue is “The Power of Internships” and chronicles the experiences of students last summer from Abilene to Africa, and beyond. One of them was served by Caroline Nikolaus, […]

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‘The Ascension’ sculpture site added to trail

‘The Ascension’ sculpture site added to trail

By on December 6, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

A new addition to the Lunsford Foundation Trail at Abilene Christian University – a bronze sculpture depicting Christ – was made early Friday morning, completing one of its trailheads and renaming it The Ascension. A portion of Campus Court was closed for a short time while the work was finished. Dedicated in 2006, the trail […]

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Higginbotham’s limestone shaped landmarks

Higginbotham’s limestone shaped landmarks

By on September 27, 2011 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

When 58-year-old Dale Higginbotham died Saturday, Sept. 24, Abilene Christian University lost a friend whose business provided materials for some of ACU’s newest and most popular landmarks. Higginbotham owned Lueders Limestone for 10 years, a 540-acre limestone quarry 30 miles north of Abilene with a reputation for providing quality building materials cut from Lueders Basin, […]

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ACU Remembers: Dema Lunsford

ACU Remembers: Dema Lunsford

By on August 16, 2011 in Alumni News, Campus News with 2 Comments

Abilene Christian University lost a longtime friend Aug. 15, as well as the matriarch of a thoughtful and visionary family responsible for some of the most iconic venues on campus, when Dema (Atkins ’57) Lunsford died at age 75 in Olney, Texas, after a lengthy illness. Each day, members of the ACU and Abilene community […]

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