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Dr. Lynn Anderson

ACU Remembers: Dr. Lynn Anderson

Dr. Robert Lynn Anderson (’90 D.Min.), beloved evangelist and mentor of ministers around the world, and Abilene Christian University’s first doctoral graduate, died May 12, 2022, at age 85. Anderson was born Sept. 22, 1936, in a farming and ranching community in southern Saskatchewan, Canada. After graduating from high school at Western Christian College, he … Continued

ACU Day of Giving aims to serve students, change lives

Projects benefiting from Abilene Christian University’s fifth annual Day of Giving on April 26 – scholarship programs, transformational student experiences, cutting-edge technology – are all designed to help students dream bigger and aim higher. On this designated day of generosity, alumni and friends of ACU can contribute gifts of any amount to any of nine student-focused projects. … Continued

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18th annual FilmFest showcases student creativity

Ten short films representing the work of more than 70 ACU students premiered to a packed Paramount Theatre during ACU’s 18th annual FilmFest gala April 7. The teams behind this year’s submissions included students from 15 different majors from across campus. At the event, awards were given in 11 categories including writing, acting and cinematography. … 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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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

Summit 2021

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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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

Kate Bowler

Kate Bowler to speak at Friends of ACU Library dinner March 3

Best-selling author, podcaster and professor Dr. Kate Bowler is the featured speaker for the annual Abilene Christian University Brown Library fundraising dinner. Table sponsorships and individual tickets are available for “Incurable Optimism: Friends of ACU Library Dinner With Kate Bowler” March 3 at the Hunter Welcome Center.   Bowler studies the cultural stories we tell ourselves … Continued