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Football season starts Aug. 27 in Georgia Dome

Football season starts Aug. 27 in Georgia Dome

By on July 15, 2014 in Campus News, Sports with 2 Comments

Abilene Christian University’s second full season as a member of NCAA Division I begins in only six weeks when the Wildcats travel to Atlanta to play Georgia State in a Wednesday night game on Aug. 27 in the Georgia Dome. It will be the first college football game of the 2014 season involving a FBS […]

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Soccer team surprising new rivals in Southland

Soccer team surprising new rivals in Southland

By on September 30, 2013 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

After a trying season last fall, the Abilene Christian University women’s soccer team has regained the form it showed in 2011, and is one of the surprises of the Southland Conference thus far in 2013. In its first season of Division I competition, head coach Casey Wilson’s team is 9-1-1 overall and tied for second […]

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ACU team presents at World Maker Faire

ACU team presents at World Maker Faire

By on September 23, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

This past weekend, more than 65,000 people converged on the New York Hall of Science for World Maker Faire, an international event that speaks its own unique language: makerspaces, hackerspaces, 3D printing, CNC routers and Raspberry Pi. World Maker Faire is one of 60 events sponsored by MAKE magazine this year to showcase the energy and creativity of a […]

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Spring-Summer 2013 issue is on its way

Spring-Summer 2013 issue is on its way

By on June 17, 2013 in ACU Today Magazine with 1 Comment

July 1 may be just another day on the 2013 calendar, but at Abilene Christian University it’s a landmark moment when the Wildcats again become members of the Southland Conference and officially begin life in NCAA Division I. That move takes place with a new athletics logo on uniforms and other apparel, so we’re helping […]

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Is ACU football in your hometown this fall?

Is ACU football in your hometown this fall?

By on February 22, 2013 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University’s first football season as a member of NCAA Division I includes just four home games in 2013, but also four others in some of the biggest markets where alumni and future students live. Details were announced yesterday by ACU athletics: August 31 – Concordia (Ala.) College, Abilene, 7 p.m. September 7 – […]

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Felts was first Homecoming queen in 1951

Felts was first Homecoming queen in 1951

By on October 18, 2012 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Addie (Rheiner ’55) Felts was Abilene Christian University’s first Homecoming Queen in 1951 and the Coming-Home Queen in 1961, so there’s not a lot of other royal ground to conquer this weekend at her alma mater. But she has been invited back to serve as grand marshal of Saturday morning’s parade, which pretty much tops […]

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‘Ben Hur’ was best when Heston narrated it

‘Ben Hur’ was best when Heston narrated it

Watching movies in Abilene’s historic Paramount Theatre is a memorable experience, which many will be reminded of again this weekend when Ben-Hur plays in the 2012 Paramount Theatre film series. But it will have a hard time coming close to one of its showings – albeit a partial one – in 1989. In October of […]

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Summer 2011 issue headed to your mailbox

Summer 2011 issue headed to your mailbox

By on September 4, 2011 in ACU Today Magazine with 1 Comment

Study Abroad students at Abilene Christian University see the world while living and learning in a distant country for a semester. Those who spent Spring 2011 in ACU’s international center in Leipzig, Germany, got an extra treat: an 11-day tour of some of the most biblically significant sites in and around Turkey. The cover story […]

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