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Bynum, Nelson honored with alumni awards

Bynum, Nelson honored with alumni awards

By on February 19, 2013 in Academic News, Alumni News with 2 Comments

In an emotional conclusion to Abilene Christian University’s busiest weekend of the spring, two graduates accepted the university’s most prestigious alumni awards on Sunday at a luncheon in the Hunter Welcome Center. University president Dr. Phil Schubert (’91) gave Dr. Marcus Nelson (’94) the Young Alumnus of the Year Award then honored Cmdr. David Bynum (’84) […]

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ACU Remembers: Leon Reese

ACU Remembers: Leon Reese

By on July 3, 2012 in ACU Remembers with 1 Comment

Civic and church leader Wyllis Leon Reese (’41), who was inducted to the Abilene Christian University Sports Hall of Fame in 1996, died June 28 at age 92. His memorial service was yesterday in Abilene. Long after his own athletics exploits were over as an Abilene Christian University basketball star – he pioneered the one-hand […]

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Bacon coaches high school team to state title

Bacon coaches high school team to state title

By on March 4, 2012 in Alumni News, Campus News with 4 Comments

A sizeable number of Abilene Christian University students have played on high school state championship teams, but only one moonlights as head coach of a squad that captured one over the weekend: Michael Bacon. The ACU senior interdisciplinary major’s after-school job involves serving as the head boys’ basketball coach at nearby Abilene Christian High School, […]

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