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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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Basketball teams head to Kansas, Nevada

Basketball teams head to Kansas, Nevada

By on December 21, 2014 in Sports with 0 Comments

The men’s and women’s basketball teams at Abilene Christian University are nearing the end of their early season schedules. And as expected, ’tis the season for upsets and yawners, mismatches and blowouts, and we’re not talking about March Madness here. It’s November Nuttiness, December Did-You-See-That? or whatever else you’d like to call what is otherwise known […]

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ACU Remembers: Don M. Shultz

ACU Remembers: Don M. Shultz

By on December 9, 2014 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment

Donald M. Shultz (’52), former longtime trustee of Abilene Christian University, died Dec. 6 at age 85 in Atlanta, Ga. A memorial service is planned for 2 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the North Atlanta Church of Christ (5676 Roberts Drive, Dunwoody, GA 30338). Visitation will be today from 6-8 p.m. at Sandy Springs Chapel (136 […]

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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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9th of July: A city celebrates, a nation mourns

9th of July: A city celebrates, a nation mourns

By on July 9, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News with 6 Comments

When my broadcast career took an unexpected detour in 2003, I was fortunate to catch on for a time with Great Cities Missions (formerly Continent of Great Cities), a non-profit organization dedicated to planting churches throughout the Spanish- and Portuguese-speaking world. GCM was inspired and founded by a team of Abilene Christian University graduates who […]

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KOCO-TV anchor Edwards covering tornado

KOCO-TV anchor Edwards covering tornado

By on May 21, 2013 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University journalism graduate Wendell Edwards (’92) is helping Oklahoma City’s KOCO-TV5 provide live coverage of the aftermath of yesterday’s deadly tornado in nearby Moore, Okla. Edwards, a 2005 recipient of the Gutenberg Award for distinguished career achievement from ACU’s Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, anchors Eyewitness News 5 in The Morning. Prior to joining […]

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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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Hahn, Poe return to discuss politics and faith

Hahn, Poe return to discuss politics and faith

By on September 28, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Here at the height of the campaign season, most political candidates are working dawn to dusk to get their messages out: “Keep me on the job in Washington,” or “Send me to Capitol Hill to fix the mess we’re in.” A case could be made that Abilene Christian University alumni Rep. Janice Hahn (’74) and […]

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Camp Confessions: Julia’s view

Camp Confessions: Julia’s view

By on June 13, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 4 Comments

Deana (Hamby ’93) Nall continues her week-long series of posts about her family’s three-generation tradition of attending, working or volunteering at ACU Leadership Camps. She and her husband, Chad (’94), and daughters Julia and Jenna, are helping with MPulse camp. Today, Julia offers her own perspective. We first brought Julia to ACU Leadership Camps when […]

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ACU Remembers: Dee Nutt

ACU Remembers: Dee Nutt

By on April 19, 2012 in Uncategorized with 3 Comments

Dee Nutt (’50), a legendary figure in the history of men’s basketball at Abilene Christian University, died yesterday in Tyler, Texas at age 84. A standout player for the Wildcats, he led his team in scoring three straight years (1947-48, 1948-49 and 1949-50), and to the Texas Conference championship each of the four years he […]

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