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De Leon brings Division I experience to role

De Leon brings Division I experience to role

By on November 14, 2014 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

It’s been a dozen years since Abilene Christian University went “out of network” to hire a director of athletics, but it’s not as unusual as one might think for the Wildcats to lean on someone for that job who does not have a framed ACU diploma on the wall. Lee De Leon was introduced to […]

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New local elementary school honors Martinez

New local elementary school honors Martinez

By on August 19, 2012 in Alumni News with 1 Comment

The first new elementary school built in Abilene in 20 years was dedicated Aug. 15 to the memory of a young teacher and alumna of Abilene Christian University who died in 2004 but left an enduring legacy in the community. Myra P. Martinez Elementary School, named after a 1994 ACU graduate who taught at College […]

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Olympic Diary: Earl Young won gold in Rome

Olympic Diary: Earl Young won gold in Rome

By on July 24, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 3 Comments

The full-color postcard, with a hand-tinted photo-illustration of London’s Buckingham Palace on one side and addressed to “Mr. Robert Hunter, Abilene Christian College, Abilene, Texas USA” on the other, said a lot in just a few handwritten words in 1960: “Dear Bob, Hope you can read this (the bus is bouncin’). Am now in route […]

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