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Return to Fresno takes football into primetime

Return to Fresno takes football into primetime

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

The last time Dewitt Jones (’65) boarded a plane for Fresno, Calif., before Wednesday, he was a member of the 1963 Abilene Christian University football team heading west for the second time in a week. The Wildcats were scheduled to play their season finale against Fresno State University on Saturday, Nov. 23. But when their […]

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VIA News: New track as fast as it is purple

VIA News: New track as fast as it is purple

By on April 4, 2015 in Alumni News, Campus News, Sports with 0 Comments

Keith Barnier may not sleep well April 10, the night before Abilene Christian University hosts TCU and Texas Tech University in the biggest triangular track and field meet in ACU in more than half a century, but it will have nothing to do with the purple – and fast – running surface at new Elmer […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. Floyd Dunn

ACU Remembers: Dr. Floyd Dunn

By on May 30, 2014 in Uncategorized with 1 Comment

Dr. Floyd W. Dunn (’44), professor emeritus of chemistry and one of the first Graduate School deans at Abilene Christian University, died May 26 in Abilene at age 93. Visitation is at Elliott-Hamil Funeral Home (542 Hickory St., Abilene, Texas 79602) on Sunday from 4-6 p.m. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. […]

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ACU Remembers: Dr. Kenneth Williams

ACU Remembers: Dr. Kenneth Williams

By on May 16, 2014 in Uncategorized with 6 Comments

Longtime former biology professor Dr. Kenneth Buck Williams (’50) died May 8 at age 84 in Abilene. He was born Jan. 18, 1930, in Petersburg, Texas, and graduated from high school in Durango, Colo. He earned a bachelor’s degree in biology from ACU in 1950, a master’s degree in botany from the The University of […]

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