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Boost Organizational Success by Putting Emotional Intelligence to Work

In today’s business landscape, success is not solely determined by technical expertise or qualifications. Instead, it hinges on an ability to navigate a complex web of human interactions, making Emotional Intelligence (EI) an indispensable soft skill for boosting professional performance – personally and organizationally. Choosing ACU to upskill your workforce in EI offers the unique … Continued
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Student Spotlight: Courtney Brazile

Focused on empowering students with effective communication skills and championing their internal sense of self, Courtney Brazile is known as a nationally recognized advocate for incorporating diversity and inclusion into the college classroom and organizational setting. As a professor of communication studies at Dallas College and student in the Doctor of Education (Ed.D..) in Organizational … Continued

ACU Named a Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Program by U.S. News & World Report

Abilene Christian University has been named one of the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Programs for 2024, according to U.S. News & World Report, a highly respected industry and education ranking provider.  The Best Online Program rankings highlight the top universities that provide online bachelor’s degrees in various disciplines, including ACU’s online Bachelor of … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Jacqueline Bluitt

Hyper-focused on educating men and women of all races, ethnicities, socioeconomic levels, and stages of life, Dr. Jacqueline Bluitt is known as one of ACU Online’s most profound advocates and educators. Holding a strong emphasis in the STEM fields and secondary education, Dr. Bluitt sees her role as the Undergraduate Education Program Director to be … Continued

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Maintaining Your Mental Health During School

Mental health has become a buzzword across college campuses due to the influx of anxiety, sleep depravity, and depression leading hundreds of students to drop out of school or even commit suicide. According to experts, mental health problems affect a student’s energy level, concentration, dependability, mental ability, and optimism oftentimes hindering performance in and out … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Katie Pitts

The aspect of active listening and understanding speech is not an easy skill to master. In a society full of noise and constant communication between humans and our personal devices, it’s people like Dr. Katie Pitts that stop, look, listen, and more importantly, study how people hear the world around them. Focusing on teaching students … Continued

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ACU and Infosec Pioneer Innovation: College Credit for CompTIA Certifications

In a ground-breaking collaboration at the intersection of industry training and academia, Abilene Christian University (ACU) and Cengage Group announce an industry-first initiative to award college course credit for certification through Infosec Institute’s boot camps from CompTIA, a globally recognized organization that offers professionals trusted credentials that validate their career experience. This innovative partnership will … Continued

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Top Jobs For 2024

As 2024 gets underway, the possibilities can seem endless for those looking to make a change or new start in their career. Whether you’re looking to transition from one field to another or seeking alternative ways to get promoted at work, finding the right next job can be challenging especially as technical expertise, qualifications, and … Continued

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The Insider Details of A Theology Degree

When studying theology, there are many aspects to consider that are essential. As former First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt described, curiosity – one of those aspects – is considered “the most useful gift.” Theology, in simple terms, is essentially the curious study of God – who He is, what He does, how He works, and most … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Lori Ruiz

Highly interested in getting those around her to feel, look, and be their best, Lori Ruiz is the prime example of what it means to be actively encouraging her students while simultaneously juggling the hats of student, mom, and director of health services within Freer Independent School District in Freer, Texas. Completing her second bachelor’s … Continued