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Olympic Diary: Morrow put ACU on the map

Olympic Diary: Morrow put ACU on the map

By on July 23, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 1 Comment

[youtube 96vssj1Nnj0] Abilene Christian University (then still a college) and its hometown were the same size before Bobby Morrow (’58) won three gold medals in the 1956 Olympics in Melbourne. But afterward, it seemed like the world discovered both, nearly overnight. Morrow was the star of the U.S. team, “the fastest man in the world” […]

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Clardy latest ACU alum to vie for state office

Clardy latest ACU alum to vie for state office

By on July 17, 2012 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University has a distinguished legacy of alumni who have been elected to serve in state and national office, and other careers in public service. Travis Clardy (’84) is trying to be the next. Clardy is in a Republican primary runoff election July 31 to determine the next person to serve the 11th District […]

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