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ACU Remembers: Ruby Guy

ACU Remembers: Ruby Guy

By on January 30, 2015 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

Ruby Dell (Bonham) Guy, whose long career at Abilene Christian University inspired an annual award to recognize members of its staff who embody selfless service, lived in Grapevine, Texas, and died Jan. 25, 2015, in North Richland Hills at age 87. A funeral service will be held today at 2 p.m. at the Highland Church of Christ (425 Highland Avenue, Abilene, […]

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ACU alum leading NCTC through bus tragedy

By on September 28, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University knows all too well the effects a tragic bus accident can have on an academic community. It’s been a little less than three years since a busload of students and faculty from ACU’s Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences was involved in an accident that killed sophomore Anabel Reid and injured 15 others, some critically. […]

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Tippens to leave Pepperdine, return to ACU

Tippens to leave Pepperdine, return to ACU

By on September 16, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News with 4 Comments

When he left Abilene Christian University’s English faculty 13 years ago to become Pepperdine University’s chief academic officer, Dr. Darryl Tippens reminded his long-faced friends and colleagues here that “The road between Pepperdine and Abilene is two-way.” He was right. Pepperdine announced today that Tippens will retire July 31, 2014, but his next career move […]

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Hello, Division I: New era begins today

Hello, Division I: New era begins today

By on July 1, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University is no stranger to playing teams from much larger institutions, but today marks the start of a new era in which the entire Wildcat intercollegiate athletics program is affiliated with NCAA Division I. As the new Spring-Summer 2013 issue of ACU Today magazine explains, preparations for a return to the Southland Conference are […]

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