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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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Basketball teams head to Kansas, Nevada

Basketball teams head to Kansas, Nevada

By on December 21, 2014 in Sports with 0 Comments

The men’s and women’s basketball teams at Abilene Christian University are nearing the end of their early season schedules. And as expected, ’tis the season for upsets and yawners, mismatches and blowouts, and we’re not talking about March Madness here. It’s November Nuttiness, December Did-You-See-That? or whatever else you’d like to call what is otherwise known […]

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Four Wildcats competing in Olympic Trials

Four Wildcats competing in Olympic Trials

By on June 25, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

Former Abilene Christian University student-athletes Nick Jones, LeVance Williams, Mickey Grimes and Stephanie Warren were in action over the weekend in the U.S. Olympic Trials for track and field in Eugene, Ore. Jones had trouble Friday night with the rainy weather in the shot put at Hayward Field, finishing 22nd after fouls on two of […]

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ACU among three universities in SLC study

ACU among three universities in SLC study

By on May 24, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Presidents of the NCAA Division I Southland Conference met yesterday to discuss business, including a search committee focused on the managed growth of the 49-year-old league. Division II-affiliated Abilene Christian University was a founding member of the SLC in 1963. “I received a phone call late Wednesday afternoon from Southland Conference commissioner Tom Burnett, informing […]

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Reese points new grads to Bonhoeffer’s advice

Reese points new grads to Bonhoeffer’s advice

Dr. Jack Reese (’71), dean of the College of Biblical Studies and the Graduate School of Theology, and professor of preaching and worship, was the featured speaker at Saturday’s May Commencement at Abilene Christian University. As it has for several years, ACU held ceremonies at 11 a.m. and 3 p.m. during its May event – […]

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Red Thread’s Partridge named Truman Scholar

Red Thread’s Partridge named Truman Scholar

By on April 2, 2012 in Academic News, Campus News with 1 Comment

At 17, Brittany Partridge went on a mission trip to Romania where she met other girls her age. These girls, however, lived a life far different than her own. They were among the millions of young people around the world being bought and sold like objects, sometimes for child labor, more often for sex. The […]

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ACU assesses legacy, future of Wildcat athletics

ACU assesses legacy, future of Wildcat athletics

By on January 21, 2012 in Campus News, Sports with 1 Comment

Over the past few years, the ever-changing landscape of intercollegiate athletics has reshaped traditional rivalries from the biggest to the smallest conferences and leagues in the nation. Like many institutions in NCAA Division I, II, III and the NAIA, Abilene Christian University also has taken the opportunity to study its athletics programs. For the past […]

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Wildcats aim for yet another NCAA title

Wildcats aim for yet another NCAA title

By on May 27, 2011 in Academic News, Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

Senior Amos Sang won the 10,000 meters Friday night to get Abilene Christian University off to a running start at the 2011 NCAA Division II outdoor championships in Turlock, Calif. Only nine Wildcats qualified to compete for the men’s team championship in 11 events and one relay, but half of them are same quartet (Sang, […]

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