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Five organ donors respond to Alvarez’ need

Five organ donors respond to Alvarez’ need

By on March 31, 2016 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

In his spare time, Abel Alvarez (’82) is a mobile-learning consultant who knows well the power of social media. But the minister in McAllen, Texas, is still amazed at the quick response by the Abilene Christian University community to his critical search for a kidney donor. A mid-day post March 2 on the ACU Today blog described his urgent need to find someone who also shared […]

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Hundreds of Wildcats serve their neighbors

Hundreds of Wildcats serve their neighbors

By on March 31, 2015 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

2015 Wildcats Serving Recap Stay connected! http://blogs.acu.edu/acutoday ACU Wildcats Abilene Christian University http://acu.edu More than 250 members of the Abilene Christian University community – students, parents, alumni, prospective students and trustees – turned out on Saturday to serve their neighbors in the inaugural statewide Wildcats Serving day. Events were held in Abilene, Austin, Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and […]

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Same vein: ACU, UIW find power in the blood

Same vein: ACU, UIW find power in the blood

By on March 14, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

There were a lot of Words emanating from a small section of hecklers behind the Abilene Christian University men’s basketball team bench at the McDermott Convocation Center in San Antonio last Thursday night. And they weren’t especially Incarnate. Those Cardinal sins, while unpleasant, were forgivable; in part because no one is perfect (yes, including ACU fans), and […]

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U.S. Senate confirms Pitman as federal judge

U.S. Senate confirms Pitman as federal judge

By on January 26, 2015 in Academic News, Alumni News with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University graduate Robert Pitman (’85), who has been serving as a U.S. attorney, was recently confirmed by the Senate as federal judge of the Western District of Texas, a lifetime position in San Antonio. President Barack Obama nominated Pitman in June 2014 to fill a role vacant since 2008, when W. Royal Furgeson Jr. retired […]

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Lucado to be inducted into TIPA Hall of Fame

Lucado to be inducted into TIPA Hall of Fame

Max Lucado (’77) will soon become the fourth Abilene Christian University graduate to be added to the Texas Intercollegiate Press Association (TIPA) Hall of Fame, joining an esteemed group of journalists and media pioneers with higher education roots in the Lone Star state. Lucado, a former writer on The Optimist newspaper in the late 1970s at […]

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Fall-Winter 2013 issue on its way

Fall-Winter 2013 issue on its way

By on January 2, 2014 in ACU Today Magazine with 1 Comment

Happy New Year! Even if your printed copy of ACU Today’s Fall-Winter 2013 issue has not yet arrived in the mail (it’s on the way), you can sneak a peak at the online version now. The printed issue is 80 pages but another 50 pages of Bonus Coverage bring the online version to more than 130 pages […]

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Watson grateful to escape Colorado flooding

Watson grateful to escape Colorado flooding

By on September 16, 2013 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

One of the nation’s biggest rescue airlifts since Hurricane Katrina is underway today in the Front Range of the Rocky Mountains, where thousands of residents have been displaced, more than 1,200 are unaccounted for and seven have died in the region’s worst flooding in a century. As a flatlander who lived in West Texas for […]

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Texas Golf Hall of Fame calls Barrow’s name

Texas Golf Hall of Fame calls Barrow’s name

By on August 14, 2013 in Alumni News, Sports with 1 Comment

Lance Barrow (’77) may have one of the highest handicaps of all the members of the Texas Golf Hall of Fame, but his accomplishments stand tall in the game he loves to bring to TV viewers many weeks each year. Barrow will be one of eight 2013 inductees honored Oct. 21 at Oak Hills Country Club […]

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Is ACU football in your hometown this fall?

Is ACU football in your hometown this fall?

By on February 22, 2013 in Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University’s first football season as a member of NCAA Division I includes just four home games in 2013, but also four others in some of the biggest markets where alumni and future students live. Details were announced yesterday by ACU athletics: August 31 – Concordia (Ala.) College, Abilene, 7 p.m. September 7 – […]

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Bynum, Nelson honored with alumni awards

Bynum, Nelson honored with alumni awards

By on February 19, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News with 2 Comments

In an emotional conclusion to Abilene Christian University’s busiest weekend of the spring, two graduates accepted the university’s most prestigious alumni awards on Sunday at a luncheon in the Hunter Welcome Center. University president Dr. Phil Schubert (’91) gave Dr. Marcus Nelson (’94) the Young Alumnus of the Year Award then honored Cmdr. David Bynum (’84) […]

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