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RN to B.S.N.

ACU Online launches RN to B.S.N. program

Abilene Christian University is launching a new online degree offering – Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing – beginning in May 2021. The degree is offered through ACU Online and is designed for licensed RNs who want to pursue a B.S.N. degree while continuing to practice.  “This is a great opportunity for ACU … Continued
Springboard

ACU Springboard set to award $40K to local businesses

Applications are open during March for Abilene Christian University’s annual Springboard competition through the Griggs Center for Entrepreneurship and Philanthropy. This year the competition will take place virtually and, in addition to business start-ups, will include those needing to adapt to COVID-19. “The competition’s focus has always been on early-stage businesses, but this year we … Continued

Shelton Gibbs ACU Board of Trustees

ACU adds three new members to Board of Trustees

Abilene Christian University added three new members to its Board of Trustees: Shelton Gibbs IV, Berto Guerra and Leslie Hutchins, M.D. The new members were elected at the board’s February meeting. Shelton Gibbs IV Gibbs is a judge of the 422nd District Court and Kaufman (Texas) County’s first Black district judge. He attended Southwestern Christian … Continued

Susan Lewis headshot

ACU vice provost named ACE Fellow

Dr. Susan Lewis, vice provost at Abilene Christian University, was selected as one of 52 emerging college and university leaders for the 2021-22 class of the ACE Fellows Program, the longest-running leadership development program in the U.S.  Since 1965, the ACE Fellows Program has strengthened institutions in American higher education by identifying and preparing faculty, … Continued

NEXT Lab students

NEXT Lab advances reliable nuclear energy

Energy and electricity topics are dominating conversations in Texas after residents spent a week battling a major winter storm. Abilene Christian University, along with two other Texas universities, is at the forefront of advancing nuclear technology to address problems plaguing traditional energy sources – including unpredictable weather. Nuclear is the most dependable form of electricity … Continued

ACU students, faculty research at Fermilab

Research by ACU students, faculty published in Nature magazine

Abilene Christian University students and faculty in the Department of Engineering and Physics contributed to research being published this week in Nature, one of the world’s leading science magazines. “The asymmetry of antimatter in the proton” was published in the Feb. 24 issue. Understanding the properties of the proton helps physicists answer fundamental scientific questions. … Continued

April Anthony

ACU alumna, board chair April Anthony honored as 2021 AACSB Influential Leader

April Anthony, Abilene Christian University alumna and board chair, is one of 25 business school graduates honored by AACSB International – the world’s largest business education alliance – in its 2021 class of Influential Leaders. The initiative recognizes notable alumni from AACSB-accredited business schools whose work inspires the next generation of leaders.  Anthony is CEO … Continued

Tim Holt Dude Perfect

Tim Holt finds faith, fun in filming as Dude Perfect editor

In his five years filming and editing with Dude Perfect, Abilene Christian University alumnus Tim Holt has worked with celebrity athletes, spent three days filming on the U.S.S. Nimitz aircraft carrier, competed in trick-shot challenges for a YouTube audience of millions, and sometimes gets recognized in public, thanks to his occasional front-of-camera appearances. Holt’s job … Continued