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ACU signs innovative partnership agreement with MLB’s Texas Rangers

Abilene Christian University is now an official higher education partner of the Texas Rangers Baseball Club and will be providing customized academic learning opportunities for players and staff through ACU Online. In addition to the traditional benefits of a sponsored partnership, the Rangers approached ACU with ideas for a more in-depth collaboration. After discussions and … Continued
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ACU administrator’s nomination netted Bono a national prize

Irish rock musician Bono is the Grammy-award winning lead singer of U2, admired worldwide as an activist and humanitarian, an honorary knight in the United Kingdom, and one of Time Magazine’s Persons of the Year for 2005. And thanks to Dr. Jason Morris (’96), dean of the Honors College at Abilene Christian University, he can … Continued

ACU launches $250 million campaign to foster continued success on a broader stage

Abilene Christian University launched Higher Ground, a $250 million comprehensive campaign, designed to invest in people, programs and facilities to ensure ACU can successfully compete on a larger national and international stage. Dr. Phil Schubert, ACU president, announced the public phase of the campaign April 2 at the annual President’s Circle donor event and reported … Continued

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The Princeton Review ranks ACU among best game design programs

For the seventh consecutive year, Abilene Christian University has earned a top spot on The Princeton Review’s list of best game design programs. ACU is ranked No. 28 in the “Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Game Design for 2021” list, one spot higher than last year.  “It’s rewarding for our faculty and students to be … Continued

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ACU Sing Song 2022 kicks off in new location

Abilene Christian University’s 66th annual Sing Song will be more familiar in size and style this year after pandemic restrictions impacted last year’s show, but the 2022 event will take place in a new location. Construction continues on a major renovation of Moody Coliseum, the longtime venue for Sing Song, so the show will go … Continued

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ACU names Summer Scholars for high school study abroad

Abilene Christian University announced the selection of 29 students to participate in the first-ever Summer Scholars, a study abroad opportunity for rising high school sophomores and juniors.  Summer Scholars offers the high school students a week-long college experience in England, including attending the grand opening of ACU’s Oxford campus and visits to Oxford City Centre, … Continued

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ACU Marriage and Family Institute offers free EMDR treatment

The Marriage and Family Institute at Abilene Christian University is providing five sessions of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing therapy at no cost from now through June 30, thanks in part to a grant from the Community Foundation of Abilene. EMDR therapy is a psychotherapy method proven to help people recover from trauma and other … Continued

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ACU’s longstanding church leader gathering to launch with new format for 2022

Abilene Christian University’s revamped gathering for church leaders will focus on communal experiences and spiritual renewal in its new two-day format launching this spring with the theme “Seeking Hope, Finding Joy” March 31 – April 1. Summit, now in its 115th year, began early in Abilene Christian’s history as a way of highlighting the university’s core … Continued

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NASA Webb telescope engineer to headline Texas physics conference at ACU

Physicists, students, researchers, science teachers and even a NASA engineer will converge on the Abilene Christian University campus March 11-12 for a joint meeting of the Texas sections of three major physics professional societies: the American Association of Physics Teachers, the American Physical Society and the Society of Physics Students. Mike Menzel, the NASA mission … Continued

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ACU earns 2022-23 Military Friendly® School designation

Abilene Christian University earned the Military Friendly® School designation in the 2022-23 listings released online Monday and set to be published in the May and October issue of G.I. Jobs magazine. The full list can be found at militaryfriendly.com. Institutions earning the Military Friendly® School designation were evaluated using both public data sources and responses … Continued