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David D. Halbert honorary doctorate

ACU awards honorary doctorate to David D. Halbert

As part of Commencement exercises Saturday, May 13, Abilene Christian University presented David D. Halbert with an honorary doctorate. Halbert is the chairman, founder and CEO of Caris Life Sciences, a pioneering precision medicine company that helps patients receive better quality care through access to individualized medicine. With more than 40 years of experience, and … Continued

Tony Roach Sr. Outlive Your Life

Tony Roach Sr. honored with Outlive Your Life Award at ACU Commencement

Dr. Tony Roach Sr., longtime Abilene preacher, author and evangelist, received the Dale and Rita Brown Outlive Your Life Award at Abilene Christian University’s Commencement ceremonies Saturday, May 14. The Outlive Your Life Award is named for its first recipients, Dale and Rita Brown, and inspired by the 2010 book by Max Lucado (’77), Outlive Your … Continued

Joan Lavaki

Q&A with May 2023 graduate

Joan Lavaki graduated from Abilene Christian University in May with a degree in ministry and vocation and will attend Yale Divinity School in the fall. What drew you to your major in ministry and vocation? I was actually a vocal music education major before I became a ministry and vocation major. I thought that music … Continued

Max Lucado offers charge to the ACU Class of 2023 at May Commencement

Abilene Christian University launched 833 new college graduates into the world in ceremonies May 12, 13 at Moody Coliseum, with an inspirational message by 1977 ACU alumnus and pastor, speaker and bestselling author Max Lucado. ““Do not meditate on the mess. Do not rehearse your fears. You do nothing by setting your eyes on the … Continued

Dr. Doug Mendenhall ('82), Londyn Gray, Sheridan Wood and Dr. Kenneth Pybus ('89) at the University Scholars Ceremony.

ACU names University Scholars for 2023

A group of top students in Abilene Christian University’s May 2023 graduating class were honored April 27 in the Chapel on the Hill during the University Scholars awards ceremony. Students are nominated by faculty within each department, and ACU’s faculty senate elects the top 50 students across all departments. Eligibility for the honor requires a … Continued

Phil and Brooke Schubert June20

Schubert Scholars program offers scholarships to high-need students

A major gift from an anonymous donor has provided immediate funding for a new scholarship program at Abilene Christian University. The donation is designated to assist high-achieving business students demonstrating the greatest amount of financial need. “The premise of this program is to enable academically gifted students to attend ACU, though they don’t have the … Continued

Sing Song 2022

ACU’s Sing Song returns to Moody Coliseum

Abilene Christian University’s 67th annual Sing Song will return to its longtime home, Moody Coliseum, for the first time since 2020 after taking place in alternate locations and formats the past two years during the pandemic and the renovation of Moody. Showtimes are March 31 at 8 p.m. and April 1 at 2 p.m. and … Continued

online programs

ACU partners with UGS, eCampus for campus store

Abilene Christian University is partnering with University Gear Shop and for the operation of branded merchandise and textbooks and course materials beginning March 14. UGS will be the provider for ACU’s in-person campus store, as well as extended campus locations and a gear shop website with a deep inventory of branded merchandise and apparel. … Continued