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Nil Santana | Assistant Professor of Art and Design, Director of Maker Lab

Nil Santana | Assistant Professor of Art and Design, Director of Maker Lab

By on April 17, 2018 in Faculty Spotlights, Features with 0 Comments

The integration of technology into the 21st-century classroom is an essential part of the ACU experience. However, for professors in ACU’s creative arts programs the use of technology requires – ironically – more creativity. Today, there is a sense of communal construction of knowledge. Students are not restricted to the walls of the classroom, nor […]

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Nike innovator Hatfield is a master maker

Nike innovator Hatfield is a master maker

By on April 17, 2017 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

For someone with an impressive clientele of world-class athletes and products to his credit, Nike’s Tobie Hatfield (’87) keeps a bit of a low profile. That changed a bit with our new issue of ACU Today magazine, which takes a look at the “Master Maker” whose work as senior director of athlete innovations at Nike has helped a who’s who of the sporting world make headlines. …

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New issue headlined by Nike’s Tobie Hatfield

By on March 16, 2017 in ACU Today Magazine with 1 Comment

ACU Today Winter/Spring 2017 Alumni magazine for Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas Nike’s Tobie Hatfield (’87) is featured on the new Winter-Spring 2017 issue of ACU Today magazine, which mailed last last week. The former ACU pole vaulter has helped Nike soar to new heights while serving as senior director of athlete innovations at the company’s world […]

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VIA News: The Quad named for McGlothlins

VIA News: The Quad named for McGlothlins

By on November 8, 2015 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

The ACU community has a new spot on campus to enjoy: The Quad. The outdoor gathering space in front of the Onstead Science Center on the south end of campus was dedicated in a Nov. 6 ceremony in honor of Ray (’49) and Kay (Dollar ’49) McGlothlin, longtime supporters of ACU and members of Hillcrest […]

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10 Questions with provost Dr. Robert Rhodes

10 Questions with provost Dr. Robert Rhodes

By on November 25, 2013 in 10 Questions, Academic News, Series with 0 Comments

ACU provost Dr. Robert Rhodes joined the administration at the start of the 2012-13 school year following a 17-year career at New Mexico State University as associate dean for students and programs in NMSU’s College of Education. He has a bachelor’s degree from Oklahoma Christian University and a doctorate from the University of Northern Colorado. […]

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Rolando Diaz joins Laura Bush in charity event

Rolando Diaz joins Laura Bush in charity event

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

Three Abilene Christian University alumni recently teamed with former first lady Laura Bush to raise money to aid families in crisis in the Fort Worth area. Bush spoke Oct. 11 at the 25th annual Hearts and Hope Gala. The dinner raised money for the Community Enrichment Center in North Richland Hills, a non-profit including one […]

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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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