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Entra a la Plaza 2021

Celebrations, education, entertainment scheduled for Hispanic Heritage Month

Students, faculty, staff and the Abilene community will celebrate Hispanic Heritage month with a wide variety of events planned at Abilene Christian University. Artardecer, Friday, Sept. 16, 7:30 p.m. – a sunset devotional with conchas provided at the Faubus Fountain Lake. Sponsored by ACU’s Hispanos Unidos. Open to ACU faculty, staff and students. Chapel Presentation, … Continued
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ACU named among ‘2022 Great Colleges to Work For’

Abilene Christian University is one of the best colleges in the nation to work for, according to the latest survey by the Great Colleges to Work For program. This marks the 13th time ACU has been recognized in the last 14 years and the third consecutive year for ACU to receive the Honor Roll designation.  … Continued

Freshman class photo at Welcome Week 2022

ACU’s fall enrollment hits record high for fifth year in a row

The largest-ever student body – numbering 5,731 – enrolled for the fall semester at Abilene Christian University as the 2022-23 year kicks off with increases in all key areas: undergraduate enrollment, graduate enrollment and both the Abilene campus and ACU Online. “It’s exciting and humbling to welcome our largest-ever student body this year, as more and … Continued

Opening Assembly 2022

Newly renovated Moody Coliseum debuts in first week of classes

The new era of Moody Coliseum – beloved home of many significant events in the life of Abilene Christian University and the Abilene community – launches with the start of the 2022 academic year. The two-year renovation project is the facility’s first significant upgrade since its opening in 1968. “Moody Coliseum is at the heart … Continued

Generous donors made Moody renovations possible

More than 680 households generously contributed to the Moody renovations, including several significant donations that have been recognized with names throughout the facility. Anthony Arena recognizes donors April (Bullock ’89) and Mark (’86) Anthony. The generosity and leadership of the Anthonys, of Dallas, Texas, have transformed the ACU campus beyond recognition. Their gifts to Anthony … Continued

ACU’s traditional Opening Assembly returns after three years

Abilene Christian University will begin its 117th academic year with the traditional Opening Assembly in Moody Coliseum for the first time since 2019.  The ceremony, which was on hiatus for two years during the coronavirus pandemic and renovation of Moody Coliseum, will take place Aug. 29 at 11 a.m. to launch the first week of … Continued

Faulkner was one of ACU students’ most beloved Bible professors for his personable, breezy classroom style and sharing life experiences. He was named the university’s Teacher of the Year in 1982.

New Faulkner Center to offer marriage, family resources

The Paul and Gladys Faulkner Center for Marriage and Family will provide speakers, events and other resources for the Abilene Christian University community as well as the local Abilene area and beyond.  The center will be partially funded by the newly established Paul and Gladys Faulkner Center Endowment. Both the endowment and the center honor … Continued