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Dr. John’s 9/11 advice ‘In Times Such as These’

Dr. John’s 9/11 advice ‘In Times Such as These’

By on September 10, 2016 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

For the Winter 2002 issue of ACU Today magazine, we asked Abilene Christian University alumni from various walks of life to reflect on the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001 – 9/11, as it had come to be known. We called our cover story “Living in Our Brave New World.” One wrote about the ministerial work of members […]

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VIA News: This one-story building stood tall

VIA News: This one-story building stood tall

By on March 3, 2015 in Campus News with 2 Comments

This blog post will be the only fanfare Tuesday for a structure about to meet its demise on the Abilene Christian University campus, one perhaps best known by its nearly anonymous description: “that one-story building between Bennett Gym and Chambers Hall.” History shows it actually helped speak volumes about ACU for more than 50 years. One of […]

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ACU Remembers: Mrs. William J. Teague

ACU Remembers: Mrs. William J. Teague

By on February 4, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News with 11 Comments

Former Abilene Christian University first lady Margaret Louise (Newlen ’56) “Peggy” Teague, wife of chancellor emeritus Dr. William J. Teague (’52), died Feb. 3, 2015, at age 85 in Abilene. A memorial service will be held Friday, Feb. 6, 2015, at 1 p.m. at University Church of Christ in Abilene, with Dr. Eddie Sharp (’73) […]

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Ballot drama delays Shirley’s opportunity

Ballot drama delays Shirley’s opportunity

By on November 4, 2014 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

Navajo Nation voters had the opportunity today to elect Abilene Christian University graduate Dr. Joe Shirley Jr. (’73) to a record third term of office as president. But late-breaking drama in the process has caused the election to be postponed until its executive, legislative and judicial leaders can sort out the pieces of a disagreement […]

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Students meet Uruguayan president Mujica

Students meet Uruguayan president Mujica

By on March 24, 2014 in Campus News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University students participating in Study Abroad programs around the world gain some memorable experiences each semester. Last week on a public street in the Uruguayan oceanside capital of Montevideo, ACU students Lindsay Urban, Anna Beasley and Elise Brimberry ran into the unconventional president of their host country. Jose “Pepe” Mujica has been the elected leader […]

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Hahn co-chairs National Prayer Breakfast

Hahn co-chairs National Prayer Breakfast

By on February 23, 2014 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

One of the highlights of the political career of U.S. Rep. Janice Hahn (’74) was realized Feb. 6 when she co-chaired the 62nd annual National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, D.C. A California congresswoman, Hahn was co-chair with U.S. Rep. Louis Gohmert of Texas. She introduced President Barack Obama to the audience, and led the closing […]

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A conversation with Bob McDonald

By on November 19, 2013 in Campus News with 0 Comments

Bob McDonald, retired president, board chair and CEO for Procter & Gamble and a pioneer in the areas of global trade and economic growth, recently visited the ACU campus where he addressed students in the College of Business Administration. He also was featured in COBA’s Distinguished Speaker Series luncheon in the Hunter Welcome Center, an event well […]

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Former Navajo president Shirley visits campus

Former Navajo president Shirley visits campus

By on July 23, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Summertime travel brings many alumni to Abilene Christian University, such as those dropping off and picking up youngsters for summer camp, or those who stop to visit campus on their way to other places. Recently, one of the latter was Dr. Joe Shirley Jr. (’73), former president of the Navajo Nation, and one of his […]

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Video golf feature pairs Carpenter, Schubert

Video golf feature pairs Carpenter, Schubert

By on May 17, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

In this month’s Wildcat Video Minute, Grant Boone (’91) and Emmy Award-winning CBS Sports producer Lance Barrow (’77) – as well as ACU’s Alex Carpenter, one of the best collegiate golfers in the nation – recently teamed up for a little fun with ACU president Dr. Phil Schubert (’91). Boone is an ACU alumni relations officer and the play-by-play voice of Wildcat […]

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‘The Ascension’ sculpture site added to trail

‘The Ascension’ sculpture site added to trail

By on December 6, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 1 Comment

A new addition to the Lunsford Foundation Trail at Abilene Christian University – a bronze sculpture depicting Christ – was made early Friday morning, completing one of its trailheads and renaming it The Ascension. A portion of Campus Court was closed for a short time while the work was finished. Dedicated in 2006, the trail […]

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