Main Content

Jirik receives Fulbright award to teach in Colombia

Angela Jirik doesn’t know exactly where’s she going yet and may not know until she touches down in Colombia in late July. The South American country is definite but beyond that, the details are sketchy for one of ACU’s latest recipients of a Fulbright Scholar Award, given by the U.S. Department of State. “The city … Continued

Third Day of Giving makes ACU history

The ACU community broke a record for the university’s third Day of Giving on April 9: ACU received more than 1,000 gifts that, thanks to matching funds, totaled more than $268,000 to help current students. That’s the most gifts given in a single day to the university in its history. “We are thrilled to have … Continued

ACU College of Business Administration earns AACSB accreditation extension

AACSB International has announced that Abilene Christian University has earned an accreditation extension for its College of Business Administration. Founded in 1916, the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) is the longest-serving global accrediting body for business schools, and the largest business education network connecting students, educators and businesses worldwide. “Every AACSB-accredited school … Continued

Princeton Review recognizes ACU’s game design program

      For the fourth year, ACU has earned a top ranking on The Princeton Review’s just-published list saluting the top 50 undergraduate schools to study game design for 2019. The Princeton Review chose the schools based on a survey it conducted in 2018 of 150 institutions offering game design coursework and/or degrees in the … Continued

acu women's basketball

March Madness: Men's, women's basketball teams honored during Chapel

The atmosphere in Moody Coliseum reverberated with excitement this morning as ACU president Dr. Phil Schubert congratulated members of the Wildcat men’s and women’s basketball teams who are both headed to the NCAA Tournament later this week. “This is an amazing milestone for ACU,” Schubert said to students attending Monday Chapel. “This is so much … Continued

Blanton, Wilson García honored on Alumni Day

Emotions were high and standing ovations were plentiful at the 2019 Alumni Day luncheon on Sunday, Feb. 17, which honored Michael Blanton (’73) as Outstanding Alumnus of the Year, and Kara Wilson García (’07) as Young Alumna of the Year, both of whom were praised as compassionate and kind servant leaders.   Both were visibly … Continued

Abilene 20 Under 40

20 Under 40: ACU alumni recognized

20 Under 40 is an awards program from the Abilene Chamber of Commerce, conducted with the Abilene Reporter-News, to recognize local business leaders under the age of 40 who make a positive impact on the community. We are proud of our alumni who have been recognized for 2019. Stories and photos  courtesy of Abilene Reporter-News. Allison Carroll (’04) Age: 35 … Continued