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Lori Herrick, the new chief financial officer at Abilene Christian University.

ACU tabs Herrick as new chief financial officer

Lori Herrick has been promoted to chief financial officer at Abilene Christian University. As CFO, Herrick will continue to develop short and long-term financial and operational strategies to support the growth of ACU. She will lead all financial operations for both the Abilene and Dallas campuses, encompassing accounting, budgeting, compliance, internal audit, risk management, procurement … Continued
Saunders with Robert Rhodes, provost, and Dr. Phil Schubert, president of ACU, with the honorary doctorate of humane letters.

ACU Brown Library announces Landon Saunders Center for Joy and Human Flourishing

Abilene Christian University’s Brown Library announced the kickoff of fundraising for the Landon Saunders Center for Joy and Human Flourishing at the annual Friends of ACU Library dinner Wednesday night. The new center, named in honor of longtime Church of Christ minister Landon Saunders, has a mission to promote conversation and reflection upon the primacy … Continued

Foundations of Entrepreneurship students at last year's Venture Out market.

ACU student businesses collaborate for on-campus market

Students in the College of Business Administration have a chance to put their business education into practice by selling their products at the annual Venture Out Market, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on April 19 in Abilene Christian University’s campus mall area. The Foundations of Entrepreneurship class will be participating in the market, along with … Continued

Princeton Review ranks ACU among best game design programs

   For the eighth consecutive year, Abilene Christian University has earned a top spot on The Princeton Review’s list of best game design programs. ACU is ranked No. 28 in the “Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Game Design for 2023” list.  “We have found that our ranking brings awareness of the digital entertainment technology program … Continued

April is Parkinson’s disease awareness month with the first annual Dr. John C. Stevens Pickleball for Parkinson’s Tournament and Resource Fair set to take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on April 29 in the Royce and Pam Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center.

ACU Pickleball Club partners with nonprofits for tournament

April is Parkinson’s disease awareness month, and the Dr. John C. Stevens Pickleball for Parkinson’s Tournament and Resource Fair is set to take place April 29 in the Royce and Pam Money Student Recreation and Wellness Center at Abilene Christian University to raise money for the local chapter of the Davis Phinney Foundation. The tournament … Continued

On April 10, motivational speaker, author and writing consultant Nika Maples (‘96) will be speaking at a chapel event at 11 in Moody Coliseum discussing her journey through trials and tribulations while at Abilene Christian University.

Maples to speak at upcoming ACU chapel

Motivational speaker, author and writing consultant Nika Maples (‘96) will be speaking at an Abilene Christian University Chapel event at 11 a.m. on April 10 in Moody Coliseum, discussing a lifelong journey that began here. During Maples’ sophomore year at ACU, she suffered a Lupus-induced stroke that led to quadriplegia. Her life was turned upside … Continued

Earl Young ('62) and Kade Parmelly at UT Southwestern.

ACU hosts bone marrow drive, raises funds to support former Wildcat

Kade Parmelly (’20), a recent Abilene Christian University alumnus and former Wildcat offensive lineman, was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia in February, and the ACU community has rallied together to support him in a variety of ways.  On Monday, ACU is hosting a bone marrow drive during Chapel at 11 a.m. in Moody Coliseum. In … Continued

play4more summer soccer camp

Social impact venture Play4More emerges from soccer camp for refugee children

What started as a summer soccer camp to engage Abilene’s refugee children has expanded into a global effort providing free soccer balls to underprivileged children across the world, and will partner this summer with Bob Goff’s Love Does organization to offer a soccer camp for Ukrainian refugees in Poland. Drs. Jason (’96) and Heidi (White … Continued

Sing Song 2022

ACU’s Sing Song returns to Moody Coliseum

Abilene Christian University’s 67th annual Sing Song will return to its longtime home, Moody Coliseum, for the first time since 2020 after taking place in alternate locations and formats the past two years during the pandemic and the renovation of Moody. Showtimes are March 31 at 8 p.m. and April 1 at 2 p.m. and … Continued

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ACU partners with UGS, eCampus for campus store

Abilene Christian University is partnering with University Gear Shop and eCampus.com for the operation of branded merchandise and textbooks and course materials beginning March 14. UGS will be the provider for ACU’s in-person campus store, as well as extended campus locations and a gear shop website with a deep inventory of branded merchandise and apparel. … Continued