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ACU Remembers: Dr. Leroy Garrett

ACU Remembers: Dr. Leroy Garrett

By on October 2, 2015 in Uncategorized with 2 Comments

Noted scholar, author and church historian Dr. Leroy Garrett (’42) of Denton, Texas, died Sept. 29, 2015, at age 96. A memorial service will be held at Singing Oaks Church of Christ tomorrow at 10 a.m. He was born in Mineral Wells and married Ouida Pitts in 1944. She died in 2010. Garrett was the author of books […]

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Nike swooshes into town for ACU partnership

Nike swooshes into town for ACU partnership

By on September 10, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Branding in intercollegiate athletics can be a two-way street, Lee De Leon inferred this morning in announcing that Abilene Christian University has signed a five-year athletics footwear, apparel and equipment contract with Nike, only the fifth Texas university to partner with the famous Swoosh. Clearly, that proverbial street runs along Ambler Avenue and Judge Ely Boulevard, […]

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Helton chosen to lead Alberta Bible College

Helton chosen to lead Alberta Bible College

By on April 3, 2015 in Alumni News with 0 Comments

Dr. Stanley N. Helton (’92 M.S.) was selected this week to be the next president of Alberta Bible College in Alberta, Canada. He begins work July 1. Helton will become the sixth Abilene Christian University graduate to serve in 2015 as president of a college or university, joining Dr. Phil Schubert (’91) of ACU, Dr. John Tyson (’81) of Rochester College, Dr. […]

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Hello, Division I: New era begins today

Hello, Division I: New era begins today

By on July 1, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Abilene Christian University is no stranger to playing teams from much larger institutions, but today marks the start of a new era in which the entire Wildcat intercollegiate athletics program is affiliated with NCAA Division I. As the new Spring-Summer 2013 issue of ACU Today magazine explains, preparations for a return to the Southland Conference are […]

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Academic colloquy to honor Everett Ferguson

Academic colloquy to honor Everett Ferguson

By on March 17, 2013 in Alumni News, Campus News with 2 Comments

What do you get an esteemed church historian for his 80th birthday? Colleagues from around the world who are fans of Dr. Everett Ferguson (’53) think an academic colloquy is in order. The life and work of Ferguson, ACU’s distinguished scholar-in-residence and LeMoine G. Lewis Professor Emeritus of Church History, will be honored during Eucharist & Ecclesiology, […]

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