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4 Ways to Improve Communication While Working Remotely

Effective communication is key to making any business successful, but is even more crucial when working remotely. Since 2009, the number of virtual employees has grown 159%, with 16% of companies worldwide now 100% remote. As companies continue to shift to a culture that provides “work from home” flexibility, communication will play an even larger … Continued
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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Bryan Patterson

As a born leader, Dr. Bryan Patterson discovered early on in life that his passion is to be an agent of change in the communities in which he serves. From first-generation college student to dissertation chair and adjunct professor for ACU Online’s Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program, Bryan has seen first-hand how education … Continued

Wardell Mayfield

Student Spotlight: Wardell Mayfield

From serving in the Security Forces and Air Force to helping his wife Christine homeschool five children to working as a deacon in his church—Wardell Mayfield has lived a busy, full life. But, when chronic back pain forced him to take an early medical retirement from the military in 2020, Wardell knew a massive pivot … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Stephanie Wanamaker

Meet Stephanie Wanamaker, ACU Online’s assistant professor and director for the Bachelor of Science in Psychology program. From student to program director, Stephanie has fused her love of understanding others with her passion for education to impact students and prepare them for careers in psychology. As a previous online student herself, Wanamaker understands what resources … Continued

Student Spotlight: Dr. Shecarra Cook

It was a presentation that changed the trajectory of Shecarra Cook’s life. She didn’t know it at the time, though. It was 2012; and Shecarra was in San Antonio, Texas for a nurse practitioner conference with some of her nursing colleagues and friends. She’d just started as a nurse at Baylor Scott & White Family … Continued

Top Reasons Why You Should Major in Bachelor of Science in Psychology

ACU Online honored by Newsweek, U.S. News & World Report

Abilene Christian University has been named one of America’s Top Online Colleges for 2022 by Newsweek and Statista Inc., and two undergraduate online programs received top honors in the latest U.S. News & World Report rankings for online degrees. In the 2022 U.S. News & World Report rankings released this week of “Best Online Bachelor’s … Continued

Supply Chain

The Supply Chain Crisis: What Is It And Who Can Solve It?

Nearly every American who has gone grocery shopping, ordered online, or bargain hunting at stores in the last 18 months has felt the ripples of the supply chain crisis. Its effects have been felt everywhere from widespread holiday airline cancellation to massive new car shortages and empty grocery shelves. There are several reasons to hope … Continued

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Top 10 Best Jobs Of 2022—And How To Get Them At ACU Online

Recently, U.S. News & World Report posted their 100 Best Jobs for 2022. These jobs were chosen as the best careers to jump into this year for a variety of factors: good pay, room for growth and advancement, well-matched to in-demand skills, reasonable stress levels, and a rewarding work-life balance. Below, we’ve listed the top … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kathy Carroll

Practicing healthy habits is essential in this modern age of pandemics, sedentary lifestyles, and worsening health outcomes. For Dr. Kathy Carroll that means a greater call to properly educate the next generation of exercise professionals. As assistant professor and program director for ACU Online’s Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance degree, Dr. Carroll … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Summer Norment

Summer Norment knew her calling in life from a young age. From taking care of her sick grandmother at the age of seven to exploring a multitude of different healthcare roles later in life, she was certain her future was in the medical field. Above all, her dream is to one day open her own … Continued