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ACU trustee Alvarez in search of kidney

ACU trustee Alvarez in search of kidney

By on March 2, 2016 in Alumni News with 1 Comment

For years, Abel Alvarez has had a heart for his alma mater and hands quick to lead students from his hometown to Abilene. Today, he needs a kidney. The 1982 Abilene Christian University graduate, trustee and ACU’s 2015 winner of a Distinguished Alumni Citation has a rare blood type. It’s O negative, shared by only […]

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For the Least of These: The Campbells

For the Least of These: The Campbells

By on December 11, 2014 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

When you ask Kevin (’00) and Sarah (Leesman ’01) Campbell who their heroes are, they will tell you: the birth mothers of their two sons. “They gave us one of the greatest gifts we could ever receive on this earth, and we are truly thankful they entrusted us with their sons,” Kevin writes. We continue our series about Abilene Christian […]

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ACU teams with AHS on Eagle Writing Center

ACU teams with AHS on Eagle Writing Center

By on November 14, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Students at Abilene High School have a unique opportunity to improve their writing skills through peer tutoring, as a result of collaboration between the high school and Abilene Christian University. The Eagle Writing Center, which opened in August, was the brainchild of James McGee, who teaches Advanced Placement Literature and Composition at AHS and also […]

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Landscape crew inherited Sheriff’s green thumb

Landscape crew inherited Sheriff’s green thumb

By on October 14, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Abilene Christian University students chipped in to buy groundskeeper Jim S. “Sheriff” Burgess a suit of clothes for his 80th birthday in 1956. When he retired in 1960 at age 84, they gave him a rocking chair, a hat and a double-barrel shotgun. The Sheriff was that beloved on campus, having planted trees and nurtured flowerbeds, served […]

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