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Low-Cost, Free, and Alternative Mental Health Resources

Whether you’re a parent, spouse, employee, or full-time student, taking care of your mental health is just as important as taking care of your life obligations. In fact, focusing on your mental health means more than just acknowledging the absence of a mental illness; it includes the active, holistic pursuit of your physical, emotional, psychological, … Continued
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5 Quick Tips To Help You Find Your Perfect Internship

If you’re a current college student, you probably know how crucial a good internship is. Whether you are looking for ways to enhance your education or want to get a leg up on the competition, finding your perfect internship can be the ideal way to gain practical skills, real-world experience, and recommendations for landing your … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Alicia Ramirez

In the true spirit of the purple and white, Alicia Ramirez wants her students to know how lucky they are to be a part of the longstanding legacy of ACU’s mission for quality education, vocational training, and service toward others. As assistant professor and program director for the Bachelor of Science in Communication Sciences and … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Maggie Walters

With a 4.0 GPA and plans to graduate in May 2023, Maggie Walters is a stellar scholar of precision medicine. But she’s more than that—Maggie is a joyful servant, whose interest in the field of precision flows from an eagerness to help diagnose, detect, and halt cancer for suffering patients in the world. A proud … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Asma Anwar

The beauty of the journey toward achieving one’s educational goals is simple; each is different, unique, and distinct to them. There is no mold, framework, or even roadmap for how life is supposed to be. And that’s definitely true for students like Dr. Asma Anwar. From moving across oceans to forming a family to pursuing … Continued

Purpose Behind Earning a Master of Divinity

A theology degree can be useful for those seeking to enrich their understanding of biblical interpretation and knowledge, especially if you are considering a ministerial or pastoral role. In fact, depending on your denomination, you may be required to hold a graduate degree in ministry or divinity to even be considered. Through ACU’s online Master … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Chandler Delmas

Amid chaos, one thing holds true for Chandler Delmas – God is always in control, and life is never what you might expect. Finishing up her last few courses in the Master of Business Administration program, Chandler not only brings fresh perspectives to what it means to be a woman in business but also how … Continued

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ACU, Texas Education Service Center Region 13 partner to address teacher shortage

Abilene Christian University is partnering with the Texas Education Service Center Region 13 to offer a unique set of fully-online degree programs and professional development pathways to both aspiring educators and working teaching professionals in Central Texas.  In an effort to help solve the teacher shortage across the state, ACU and ESC Region 13 are … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Jon Wiener

Spanning an impressive career of over 50 years in cancer research and microbiology, Dr. Jon Wiener has worked for several sectors, universities, and medical laboratories nationwide. Having taught mass seminars to medical students as well as worked alongside renowned scientists and professionals on some of the unsolved wonders in microbiology, Jon joins ACU Online as … Continued

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Three Top Benefits of Online Programs versus In-Person

Created with the working adult and alternative student in mind, online learning has become a popular option to the traditional in-person learning model. According to the National Center for Education Statistics, over 5 million college students have taken at least one course online since 2020, with nearly 2.8 million continuing their education primarily online. Since … Continued