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Fritter the K9 in his miniature patrol car

Fritter the K9 earns smiles, spreads good will for ACUPD

What started as an April Fool’s joke between interior design professor Kelly (Kercheval ’09) Mann and ACU’s apple-fritter-loving police chief Jimmy Ellison has tongues (and tails) wagging across campus a year later. A miniature Schnauzer, dubbed Fritter the K9 and owned by Mann, has taken her place as an official ambassador for the ACU Police … Continued

Where will you be in 50 years? Students share aspirations for the future

  At the 51st annual President’s Circle Dinner on Feb. 23, university leaders imagined ACU’s next half century and beyond. Twelve students were asked a simple, but big, question: What would you like to have accomplished in 50 years? Their answers were inspiring and varied, from wanting to revolutionize the world’s access to energy, to … Continued

March Madness v2.0: Wildcat teams on tourney trail

That ride was so much fun, let’s do it again. Whether you dust off your “Texas Two Step” or “First Dance” T-shirt from last year or start shopping for a new souvenir one, Wildcat basketball fans’ adrenaline will kick into high gear this week as Abilene Christian University men’s and women’s teams head south on … Continued

ACU Board of Trustees adds Donny Edwards, Fernando Nasmyth and Doug Robison

Abilene Christian University has added three new members to its Board of Trustees: Donny Edwards of Decatur, Texas; Fernando Nasmyth, J.D., of Atlanta, Georgia; and Doug Robison, J.D., of Abilene, Texas. All were appointed at the board’s February meeting. Donny Edwards joined the Sagora Senior Living family of companies in 1992 and has been one … Continued

Pre-health, nursing students experience different kind of medical missions trip

Oftentimes, the homeless are also the faceless of society, and basic needs such as health care are a luxury they simply can’t afford. A group of ACU students learned that lesson firsthand during a medical missions trip to Dry Bones Ministry in Denver, Colorado. Dr. Cynthia Powell (’81), associate professor of chemistry, and Rebekah Mullins, instructor of nursing, … Continued

Kittley, Wells honored at Alumni Day luncheon

Those who gathered to honor Wes Kittley (’81) and Joel Wells, M.D. (’06), at the 2020 Alumni Day Luncheon on Feb. 23, 2020, made it clear the two men are known for putting others first. The 2020 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year and Young Alumnus of the Year, respectively, were celebrated not only for their … Continued

Princeton Review recognizes ACU’s game design program

For the fifth year, ACU has earned a top ranking on The Princeton Review’s just-published list saluting the top 50 undergraduate schools to study game design for 2020 today. The Princeton Review chose the schools based on a survey it conducted in 2019 of 150 institutions offering game design coursework and/or degrees in the United … Continued

Costa Rica Consulting Class Trip

Management professors bring back Social Enterprise Consulting course for Spring Break

It’s been a while since Dr. Sarah Easter (’06) was working on a master’s degree in business administration, but not so long that she doesn’t remember two specific classes, one in domestic consulting and one in international consulting. “Those were my favorite classes,” Easter, an assistant professor in ACU’s Department of Management Sciences, said. Remembering … Continued