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The Growing Field of Precision Medicine Analytics

The word analytics can sometimes sound more daunting than what it really is. For starters, analytics sounds mathematical, logical and by comparison, too intimidating for those who consider themselves less so. And while the field of analytics does involve taking into account statistics, computer software, and data, universities are seeing the benefits of offering certificates … Continued

ACU Online Launches Military Tuition Assistance program

To further assist our active duty military service members, Abilene Christian University is proud to launch our Military Tuition Assistance program designed to recognize the financial challenges faced when pursuing a higher education.  According to research experts, 888,300 of United States Armed Forces personnel held at least a high school diploma compared to 194,000 who … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Marcia Sotelo

Dr. Marcia Sotelo might be new to her role as the program director of the Doctor of Nursing Practice for ACU Online, but she is certainly not to the field of nursing and education. Self-proclaimed as a lifelong learner, Dr. Sotelo has allowed her life’s work and experience to guide her to where she is … Continued

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Most Influential Hispanic Americans

Hispanic Heritage Month is in full swing as thousands take a moment to reflect and reminisce about the hundreds of Hispanic Americans who have made great strides in all areas of life. Whether it’s breaking racial and gender barriers, giving back to their communities, introducing sounds and beats never heard before, celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Kayla Perez

Three words can be used to describe Kayla Perez: bright, young, and full of life. As a self-proclaimed Houston, Texas native and proud Latina, Kayla Perez is the perfect example of a go-getter. From studying around the clock to taking care of her horses to spending time with her boyfriend and family, Kayla doesn’t let … Continued

The Scope Of Nutrition Degrees

Everyone eats. Whether it’s a home-cooked meal or a quick midnight snack, many of us don’t think about the importance of nutrition—as both a consistent source of daily sustenance and a tool for building heart-healthy meal plans. Through ACU’s Master of Science in Nutrition and Master of Science in Nutrition/Dietetic Internship, you will be immersed … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Krissi Lester

Krissi Lester believes, serves, loves, and seeks to honor God in everything. That is the message she wants to send, period. Facing incredible challenges, including a tough childhood and incarceration later in life, Krissi knows that the only way she can stand today is because of her faith in Jesus Christ. Now, as an adult … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Allison Sherier

From animal science enthusiast to working with cancer-related research at Caris Life Sciences, Dr. Allison Sherier comes to ACU’s precision medicine program with a willful spirit and drive to teach students how to utilize their research skills alongside the wondrous world of computer science. Known for her soft demeanor and quantitative, left-brained thinking, Dr. Sherier … Continued

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What Employers Think About Online Degrees

Online colleges have become increasingly more popular across the world since the 2010s. From learning how to manage a business to obtaining the credentials to teach at the collegiate level, the possibilities of an online degree are limitless. Data suggests that online schools service more than 2.79 million students (15%) – and that number just … Continued