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Student Spotlight: Kayla Perez

Three words can be used to describe Kayla Perez: bright, young, and full of life. As a self-proclaimed Houston, Texas native and proud Latina, Kayla Perez is the perfect example of a go-getter. From studying around the clock to taking care of her horses to spending time with her boyfriend and family, Kayla doesn’t let … Continued
Wildcat Week 2023

ACU’s fall enrollment tops 6,000

Abilene Christian University welcomes more than 6,000 students this fall, marking the university’s sixth consecutive year of record enrollment. The enrollment of 6,219 reflects an increase of 4.6% over last year and more than 19% over the past five years.  This fall’s record enrollment includes 1,021 new freshmen who come from every region of Texas, … Continued

The Scope Of Nutrition Degrees

Everyone eats. Whether it’s a home-cooked meal or a quick midnight snack, many of us don’t think about the importance of nutrition—as both a consistent source of daily sustenance and a tool for building heart-healthy meal plans. Through ACU’s Master of Science in Nutrition and Master of Science in Nutrition/Dietetic Internship, you will be immersed … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Krissi Lester

Krissi Lester believes, serves, loves, and seeks to honor God in everything. That is the message she wants to send, period. Facing incredible challenges, including a tough childhood and incarceration later in life, Krissi knows that the only way she can stand today is because of her faith in Jesus Christ. Now, as an adult … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Allison Sherier

From animal science enthusiast to working with cancer-related research at Caris Life Sciences, Dr. Allison Sherier comes to ACU’s precision medicine program with a willful spirit and drive to teach students how to utilize their research skills alongside the wondrous world of computer science. Known for her soft demeanor and quantitative, left-brained thinking, Dr. Sherier … Continued

online degrees

What Employers Think About Online Degrees

Online colleges have become increasingly more popular across the world since the 2010s. From learning how to manage a business to obtaining the credentials to teach at the collegiate level, the possibilities of an online degree are limitless. Data suggests that online schools service more than 2.79 million students (15%) – and that number just … Continued

cybersecurity

The Popularity of Cybersecurity Degrees

Let’s face it. We live in a digital age where your name, address, date of birth, social security number, photos, and financial information are currently floating in a virtual cloud. Today, over 60% of all corporate data and 65% of personal data is stored in clouds—through systems like Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive, and DropBox—around the … Continued

Global Service

Career Types For Global Service Degree Seekers

Service is one of the fundamental aspects of the Christian faith. From the teachings of Jesus across the four gospels to the letters from the Apostle Paul urging followers to serve one another to the hundreds of faith-based nonprofits serving the world’s needs, we are called to be faithful servants in whatever capacity we find … Continued

Julie

Faculty Spotlight: Julie Archer

As the director of ACU’s Online Writing Center, Julie Archer is known for more than just her impressive writing skills. She is also a legacy ACU Wildcat, a great leader, an advocate for adult learners, and a role model for women seeking to reach their career goals without compromising their passions. With a soft demeanor … Continued