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Teague: Alliance between corporations, colleges vital

This article appeared in the November/December 1982 issue of West Texas Business. By Walter Burch “A stronger alliance between the educational and business communities is imperative if we are to be of optimum value to each other.” This statement is one of the convictions guiding Dr. William J. Teague as he enters his sophomore year … Continued
Members of ACU's Collegiate Entrepreneurs Organization recently toured Q1 Media in Austin to hear the inside story of the startup business. Photo: Q1 Media.

ACU’s CEO named 2018 Global Chapter of the Year

Abilene Christian University’s chapter of Collegiate Entrepreneurs’ Organization was named 2018 Global Chapter of the Year for the fourth year in a row at the CEO Global Conference and Pitch Competition in Kansas City, Missouri. The Global Chapter of the Year award is given to a CEO chapter that demonstrates excellence in organizational development and … Continued

ACU Remembers: Dr. William J. Teague

Dr. William J. Teague (’52), chancellor emeritus of Abilene Christian University, died in Abilene on Nov. 28, 2018, at age 91. Funeral services are planned for Dec. 6, at 11:57 a.m. in the ACU Teague Center. He was born July 12, 1927, in Olney, Texas, the youngest of six sons. His father died when he … Continued

10 Questions with Duke professor Charles Holton, J.D.

Not everyone who needs a lawyer can afford one, and sometimes their stories are the most heart-breaking: A single mother who found herself homeless and her two children placed into foster care because of a clerical error a local public housing authority refused to fix. Or an 80-year-old retired teacher who lost her apartment after … Continued

International students headed to National Leadership Forum in D.C.

All three are from Africa, all three are exceptional students, all three are active in student government, and all three are headed for the National Student Leadership Forum in Washington, D.C., this weekend. Meet three of ACU’s best and brightest – Olivier Iryamukuru, a senior from Rwanda; Jemimah Wavamunno, a junior from Uganda; and Shekinah Kahongo, … Continued

Mother-daughter duo's latest book features Christmas decor from leading designers

  While many mother-daughter bonds are forces to be reckoned with, this pair has a special tie. Patricia (Hart ’56) McMillan and Dr. Katharine Kaye McMillan (’82)  have written 14 books together, covering a variety of topics on interior design. Their newest book, Christmas By Design, was released Sept. 18 just in time for this holiday season. Patricia worked coast-to-coast as an interior designer … Continued

Doug and Angie Robison listen during Homecoming Chapel on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018. Next to them are Doug's brother, Dan, and his wife, Pam. The Robison family are members of the Robison Excelsior Foundation, which has pledged $3.2 million to ACU's NEXT Lab.

NEXT Lab receives $3.2 million from Robison Excelsior Foundation

The Robison Excelsior Foundation has pledged $3.2 million to Abilene Christian University’s Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing (NEXT) Lab to address the world’s most critical needs of affordable and clean energy, pure and abundant water, and medical isotopes for diagnosing and treating cancer. This major gift brings the funding total for NEXT Lab research to date … Continued

Sing Song performances from years past now available online

    Editor’s Note: Courtney McGaha is a member of the ACU Class of 2013. In March of 2018, I visited ACU Special Collections in the basement of the Brown Library  for the first time. I was just hoping to be able to find a few old, forgotten Sing Song VHS tapes or vinyl records … Continued

New book brings detailed history of ACU football to life

    Of the various books published about Abilene Christian University through the decades, none has been focused entirely on its largest and most visible athletics program. Until now. ACU Press chose Homecoming week 2018 to introduce Wildcat Football: Three Cheers for the Purple and White, a comprehensive volume about the Hill’s most popular sport … Continued

26th annual Gutenberg Celebration to honor outstanding alumni

The ACU Department of Journalism and Mass Communication will honor three distinguished alumni during the 26th annual Gutenberg Celebration. The Gutenberg Celebration will take place in Hunter Welcome Center on Thursday, Oct. 11. A reception will begin at 6:30 p.m. with an awards presentation to follow at 7:45 p.m. This year’s honorees are: Jonathan Smith … Continued