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Members of the Strategic Philanthropy course at ACU present checks to local nonprofit organizations.

Unique course teaches students how to give well

An Abilene nonprofit organization was awarded $25,000 from a national group thanks to two students from ACU’s Strategic Philanthropy course who brought skills they learned to the 2017 Philanthropy Lab Ambassadors Conference in Dallas. Anna Casey, a marketing major from Willow Park, Texas, and Rees Heizelman, a management major from Abilene, joined 34 students from 17 universities across the … Continued

Aquino co-edits handbook on the epistemology of theology

Dr. Frederick Aquino (’89), professor of theology in ACU’s Graduate School of Theology, with Dr. William Abraham of Perkins School of Theology at Southern Methodist University, published The Oxford Handbook of the Epistemology of Theology (Oxford University Press, 2017). This volume brings together leading scholars in the fields of theology and epistemology to examine and articulate what can be … Continued

Professor of Old Testament pens book of meditations

Dr. Mark Hamilton (’89), professor of Old Testament at ACU’s Graduate School of Theology, published Meditations for the Lone Traveler: The Life of Faith in a Changing World (2017). These 22 meditations on the songs, prayers and stories of the Bible invite readers to imagine themselves as part of a world in which human beings may fully live … Continued

April Anthony

Anthony elected first woman to chair ACU board

    April (Bullock ’89) Anthony of Dallas will make Abilene Christian University history early next year when she becomes the 16th chair of its Board of Trustees and the first woman to oversee the governing body of her alma mater. Recently named ACU’s 2018 Outstanding Alumna of the Year, Anthony was chosen last Saturday … Continued

Grand opening of Study Abroad location in Leipzig draws a crowd

The grand opening last week of ACU’s new Study Abroad villa in Leipzig marks an exciting milestone in the university’s 21st-Century Vision goal of preparing students to think globally by offering valuable cross-cultural experiences.       More than 125 special guests, including the mayor of Leipzig and other local dignitaries, toured the 15,000-square-foot villa that will … Continued

Anthony, Gasore named 2018 Alumni Award recipients

Abilene Christian University will honor April Anthony, of Dallas, Texas, and Serge Gasore, of Kigali, Rwanda, with its two most prestigious annual alumni awards in February. Named as the 2018 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year is April Anthony, class of 1989, of Dallas, Texas, who is a member of ACU’s Board of Trustees, CEO of Encompass … Continued

Homecoming 2017: The Cats are Back!

Homecoming 2017 will take place Oct. 19-22, featuring favorite events as well as new traditions, including tailgating and the first Homecoming game in the new

ACU to host Christianity and Literature conference in Dallas

ACU will host the Southwest Conference on Christianity and Literature on Oct. 5-7 at the university’s Dallas campus. Formed in 1956, the Conference on Christianity and Literature is dedicated to scholarly excellence and collegial exchange and is composed of several hundred members from over a dozen countries and a variety of academic institutions and religious … Continued

Dr. Phil Schubert and Dr. Bob Hunter

ICUT renames its highest award in honor of Bob Hunter

The Independent Colleges and Universities of Texas (ICUT) has renamed its highest award in honor of Dr. Robert D. “Bob” Hunter, Abilene Christian University’s vice president emeritus. Since 1990, ICUT – of which Abilene Christian University and all other private colleges and universities in Texas are members – has on occasion conferred the Founders Award. … Continued

ACU named one of nation’s top universities

Abilene Christian University was again recognized by U.S. News & World Report in its annual “Best Colleges” rankings released today. Overall, ACU ranked No. 18 among 90 top-tier regional universities across 15 states in the West. ACU also ranked No. 9 in “Best Value Schools,” which takes into account a school’s academic quality weighed against net cost … Continued