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Kolton Kohl

Kolton Kohl, Joe Golding win NABC awards

KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Abilene Christian University’s head coach and standout center were honored today by the The National Association of Basketball Coaches on their annual All-District 22 team. Joe Golding was named NABC Co-Coach of the Year and senior Kolton Kohl received first-team honors for their standout seasons. The Wildcats are in Indianapolis this … Continued
Nike designer Tobie Hatfield

Nike innovator Tobie Hatfield puts heart and sole into his shoe designs

When Tobie Hatfield (’87) wrapped up an ACU track and field career that included multiple NCAA Division II team championships, he had dreams of coaching. But God, as Hatfield says, had other plans. Hatfield may not be coaching now, but that hasn’t stopped him from helping support today’s athletes – literally. Hatfield works as Nike’s … Continued

Zaviar Gooden, MBA student

Former NFL linebacker grows his business while earning online MBA

Zaviar Gooden, who played college and professional football before starting his sports and fitness training business, learned from his time in the NFL that hard work and dedication are keys to making dreams come true. Now, he’s focused on his next dream of making his business a success. In partnership with his wife, Alex, a … Continued

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ACU Remembers: Don Drennan

Donald “Don” Drennan (’58), longtime Abilene Christian University administrator, Abilene City Council member and community servant, died Feb. 3, 2021, at age 85 following an extended illness. Services honoring his life are planned Sunday at 1 p.m. at ACU’s Beauchamp Amphitheatre. A visitation with family will be Saturday from 5-7 p.m. at Piersall Funeral Directors … Continued

Biochemistry major Bao Catteau on a mission trip in Guatemala.

Childhood health issues lead to desire to become a doctor

Bao Catteau’s start in life was filled with uncertainty. Now he is certain – he wants to become a physician. Born in Shenzhen, China, Bao was abandoned as an infant. A police officer found him and placed him in an orphanage, where he was given his name and a place to live. When he was 5 … Continued

Art and design professor Nil Santana / Photo by Jeremy Enlow

Creativity is at the core of Nil Santana’s teaching philosophy

Make. Learn. Inspire. These three words embody the teaching philosophy of art and design professor Dr. Nil Santana. Santana’s passion is to instill creative thinking into students of all majors – from freshmen who take on a design challenge in their Cornerstone course to occupational therapy students who use the Maker Lab to adapt toys … Continued

Janice Massey, professor of neurology at Duke University.

ACU alumna Janice Massey recognized as pioneer in neurology at Duke University

When Janice Massey, M.D., graduated from ACU in 1968, becoming a neurology professor was the last thing on her mind. Today, she is a recognized pioneer in the field and a trailblazer at Duke University School of Medicine, where she holds the distinction of being the university’s first female professor of neurology. Janice began her career … Continued