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Moore sees ACU cultures interacting, thriving

Moore sees ACU cultures interacting, thriving

By on February 1, 2013 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

Several events will help Abilene Christian University recognize Black History Month this February: March 1-2, Cullen Auditorium – Ruth, a play performed by members of the Black Students Association. Call the Office of Multicultural Enrichment at 325-674-6562 for tickets, which are available starting Feb. 18. Sundaes on Mondays, Feb. 4, 8 p.m., Onstead-Packer Biblical Studies […]

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Curl, Bonner turned the tide as ACU integrated

By on January 21, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

[issuu layout=http%3A%2F%2Fskin.issuu.com%2Fv%2Flight%2Flayout.xml showflipbtn=true pagenumber=50 documentid=121216035320-0385d6eb8ac84b53a4d9139d02776780 docname=acu_today_fall_2012 username=abilenechristian loadinginfotext=ACU%20Today%20Fall%202012 showhtmllink=true tag=acu width=420 height=269 unit=px] As our nation stops today to formally remember the life of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., it’s worth noting that the late civil rights leader was sitting in a jail cell in Birmingham, Ala., in 1963, as Billy Curl (’64) and Larry […]

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Fall 2012 issue is on its way to your mailbox

Fall 2012 issue is on its way to your mailbox

By on December 18, 2012 in Uncategorized with 0 Comments

This fall is a significant one in the history of Abilene Christian University. It marks 50 years since Dr. Billy Curl (’64) and Larry Bonner (’64), two transfer students from Southwestern Christian College in 1962, became the first full-time undergraduate African-American students to enroll at ACU. The new 80-page issue of ACU Today magazine, which […]

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Bonner, Curl saluted at Opening Assembly

Bonner, Curl saluted at Opening Assembly

By on August 29, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

Opening Assembly at Abilene Christian University may take place on the first day of school each fall at Abilene Christian University, but for two alumni yesterday, it felt more like Commencement. Dr. Billy Curl (’64) and Larry Bonner (’64), ACU’s first two African-American undergraduate students in Fall 1962, marched into Moody Coliseum on Monday morning […]

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