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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

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” and the […]

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Alum featured at National Prayer Breakfast

Alum featured at National Prayer Breakfast

By on February 19, 2012 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

Curt Cloninger, a 1976 Abilene Christian University theatre graduate, has performed one-man shows about faith before crowds as large as 30,000, but no group has been as prominent as the one gathered recently for the National Prayer Breakast series of events Feb. 1-2 in Washington, D.C. Although the overall event is a gathering chiefly covered […]

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