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ACU Remembers: Dr. Bruce Evans

ACU Remembers: Dr. Bruce Evans

By on August 26, 2016 in Uncategorized 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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Leap of faith: West takes plunge twice

Leap of faith: West takes plunge twice

By on March 20, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Forgive Whitney West if she didn’t quickly catch on to the fact that Tanner Swinford was asking her to marry him. She was a little wet behind the ears. It was Sunday, Jan. 25, and the junior point guard on the Abilene Christian University women’s basketball team had just been baptized – along with Swinford […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. Jerilyn Pfeifer

ACU Remembers: Dr. Jerilyn Pfeifer

By on February 24, 2015 in Uncategorized with 3 Comments

Dr. Jerilyn (Kyker ’70) Pfeifer, a former ACU professor and administrator who was the first woman to be named principal of an Abilene high school, died Feb. 22, 2015, in Abilene at age 66. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Thursday at Highland Church of Christ (425 Highland Ave, Abilene, Texas 79605). A private […]

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CBS brought U.S. into Moody’s Section F

CBS brought U.S. into Moody’s Section F

By on February 2, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

The ball seemed to hang in the air forever, like in one of those cheesy ABC After School Specials. This particular moment was special, but it wasn’t after school. It was Saturday, Jan. 17. And it was on CBS Sports Network, not ABC. Abilene Christian University’s halftime buzzer-beating bomb flew toward a sea of purple […]

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Olympic Diary: The wide world of ACU sports

Olympic Diary: The wide world of ACU sports

By on July 27, 2012 in Alumni News, Sports with 0 Comments

A few years ago, I was walking through a terminal in Chicago’s O’Hare International Airport when a man passing by pointed at the purple and white monogrammed shirt I was wearing. “ACU. Great track teams,” he said. As quick as I could turn around, he disappeared into the crowd. The words still resonate, and I […]

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