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ACU Remembers: Dr. Bruce Evans

ACU Remembers: Dr. Bruce Evans

By on August 26, 2016 in ACU Remembers with 1 Comment

Dr. Bruce Max Evans (’59), veteran former administrator at Abilene Christian University and The ACU Foundation, died Aug. 25, 2016, in Fort Worth, Texas, at the age of 79. A memorial service will be held Saturday, Aug. 27 at 1 p.m. at Southern Hills Church of Christ (3666 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene, Texas 79605), with […]

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Scholarship campaign passes $50 million mark

Scholarship campaign passes $50 million mark

By on February 29, 2016 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

Thanks to a $20 million commitment from Lacy (’61) and Dorothy Harber of Denison, Texas, Abilene Christian University’s Partnering in the Journey campaign has exceeded its goal to raise $50 million for endowed scholarships for students to assist in making college more affordable. Partnering in the Journey now stands at $50,075,647 in commitments. The $20 […]

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Room at the Inn: Abilene hotels are booming

Room at the Inn: Abilene hotels are booming

By on September 21, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News with 0 Comments

More than one friendly joke about Our Fair City has been cracked during weeks like this, when the 109th annual pilgrimage of sorts takes place to the four-day Summit (or Lectureship, depending on your vintage). It’s that time again, when large numbers of people arrive from across the nation and around the world, drawn to “Little Jerusalem” or […]

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National Prayer Breakfast features Brantly

National Prayer Breakfast features Brantly

By on February 5, 2015 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

This morning, for the second consecutive year, an Abilene Christian University graduate participated in the National Prayer Breakfast when Dr. Kent Brantly (’03), led a “Prayer for World Leaders” at the 63rd annual event at the Washington (D.C.) Hilton. Also in attendance today were ACU chancellor Dr. Royce Money (’64); trustee Steve Mack (’82), his wife, […]

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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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Ash honored with award from Pepperdine

Ash honored with award from Pepperdine

By on May 31, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News with 2 Comments

Earlier this month, longtime Bible faculty scholar Dr. Tony Ash (’59 M.A.) became the most recent Abilene Christian University graduate to receive the Distinguished Christian Service Award from Pepperdine University. The presentation was made May 1 in Malibu, Calif., at the 71st annual Pepperdine Bible Lectures, for Ash’s work as an “inspiring Bible professor, mentor of university students; specialist […]

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ACU Remembers: L.D. “Bill” Hilton

ACU Remembers: L.D. “Bill” Hilton

By on May 15, 2014 in ACU Remembers with 2 Comments

L.D. “Bill” Hilton (’48), whose 57-year administrative career spanned service to four presidents at Abilene Christian University, died May 13, 2014, in Abilene at age 88. A memorial service will be held Friday, May 16 at 10:30 a.m. at Hillcrest Church of Christ, conducted by Hamil Family Funeral Home, with burial at 2 p.m. in the […]

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Tyson inaugurated as Rochester president

Tyson inaugurated as Rochester president

By on October 23, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

Presidential inaugurations, especially for colleges and universities, are mostly solemn events. Former ACU development vice president Dr. John Tyson (’81) became Rochester (Mich.) College’s ninth president Oct. 10 in ceremonies at the Rochester Church of Christ. ACU chancellor Dr. Royce Money (’64) was one of the guest speakers. Tyson is the fourth Abilene Christian graduate selected as president of Rochester College. […]

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10 Questions with Dr. Royce Money

10 Questions with Dr. Royce Money

It’s Sunday in Texas, but the influence of Abilene Christian University on churches around the world can be seen every day of the week, year-round. That’s the result of several generations of intentional work by a university that values its historical roots in Churches of Christ and aspires to be a valuable resource to them. […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. Neil Lightfoot

ACU Remembers: Dr. Neil Lightfoot

By on September 19, 2012 in Academic News, Alumni News, Campus News with 17 Comments

Dr. Neil R. Lightfoot, Abilene Christian University’s Frank and Della Pack Distinguished Professor Emeritus of New Testament, died Monday in Abilene, three days short of his 83rd birthday. Born Sept. 22, 1929, in Waco, Texas, he earned a B.A. in philosophy (1952) and a M.A. in philosophy (1955) from Baylor University, and a Ph.D. in […]

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