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ACU Remembers: Colby McDaniel

ACU Remembers: Colby McDaniel

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

Colby Elizabeth McDaniel, a 19-year-old freshman at Abilene Christian University, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 21, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. A memorial service was held yesterday at Altamesa Church of Christ, her hometown congregation in Fort Worth. She was born Oct. 12, 1995, and graduated in 2014 from Southwest Christian School, where she was a talented […]

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VIA News: Track, Bennett reflect progress

VIA News: Track, Bennett reflect progress

By on November 25, 2014 in Campus News with 1 Comment

Heading into the extended Thanksgiving weekend, a pair of Vision in Action projects on the Abilene Christian University campus are making visible progress. Crews from Beynon Sports Surfaces earlier this month finished laying down a vibrant purple track that certainly pops against the deep green of the newly installed soccer field. With that, the most […]

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VIA News: Office relocation work underway

VIA News: Office relocation work underway

By on August 11, 2014 in Campus News with 0 Comments

When students return to campus this month, they’ll notice some changes as campus offices prepare for the eventual demolition of Chambers Hall. Upon completion of fundraising for the $75 million Vision in Action initiative, 85-year-old Chambers (and a one-story building currently housing WFF custodial services) will make way for the new Halbert-Walling Research Center. But […]

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Preparation underway for VIA projects

Preparation underway for VIA projects

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

As fundraising continues for ACU’s historic Vision in Action initiative, preparation is underway this summer for construction of two new science buildings and two new on-campus stadiums. Crews this morning began groundwork on what will become a new stadium for ACU’s legendary track and field program and dominant women’s soccer team – clearing and leveling […]

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Cox cited for community catalyst work

By on May 6, 2014 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

Reg Cox (’84), minister of the Lakewood (Colo.) Church of Christ, has come a long way since earning his psychology degree. He has served as an admissions counselor at Abilene Christian University, a campus minister in south Florida, then back to ACU for nearly 17 years in various Student Life leadership roles at his alma […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. Clyde Austin

ACU Remembers: Dr. Clyde Austin

By on March 12, 2014 in Uncategorized with 5 Comments

Dr. Clyde Neal Austin (’53), the Robert and Mary Ann Hall Chair and professor emeritus of psychology at Abilene Christian University, died March 7, 2014, in Abilene following an illness. The renowned expert on the study of cross-cultural re-entry was 82 years old. A memorial service will be held April 5, 2014, at 2 p.m. in Abilene’s University Church […]

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Service flag remembered World War II vets

Service flag remembered World War II vets

By on May 27, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

One inspiring story to remember on this Memorial Day comes from No Ordinary University: The Story of a City Set on a Hill, the 1998 Abilene Christian University history book by Dr. John C. Stevens (’38). During World War II, the ACU campus remembered its students, faculty and alumni serving in the military with a 6 foot […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. Darryl Jinkerson

ACU Remembers: Dr. Darryl Jinkerson

By on October 13, 2012 in Campus News with 1 Comment

Dr. Darryl L. Jinkerson, associate professor of management at Abilene Christian University, died suddenly Oct. 12, 2012. He was 54. Born Jan. 21, 1958, in East St. Louis, Ill., he grew up in O’Fallon, Ill., where he graduated from high school. He met fellow freshman Cindy Madden in the registration line at Harding University, and […]

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