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James Webb Telescope scientist to speak at ACU Oct. 13

Dr. Scott Acton, a 1984 graduate of Abilene Christian University who has spent nearly 24 years working on the James Webb Space Telescope, will speak on campus Thursday at 7 p.m. in the Boone Family Theatre. The event is free and open to the public. Acton, a wavefront sensing and controls scientist with Ball Aerospace, … Continued

Willie the Wildcat poses with visitors to ACU's 2021 Homecoming.

All Roads Lead Home for ACU alumni at Homecoming, Oct. 13-16

Abilene Christian University’s Homecoming theme – “All Roads Lead Home” – encourages alumni to return to Abilene for a full weekend of activities on campus Oct. 13-16.  Highlights include:  Carnival – Friday, Oct. 14, from 5-7:30 p.m. on the Hardin Administration Building lawn featuring games, inflatables, face painting, food trucks and more. Homecoming Musical: Disney’s … Continued

Generous donors made Moody renovations possible

More than 680 households generously contributed to the Moody renovations, including several significant donations that have been recognized with names throughout the facility. Anthony Arena recognizes donors April (Bullock ’89) and Mark (’86) Anthony. The generosity and leadership of the Anthonys, of Dallas, Texas, have transformed the ACU campus beyond recognition. Their gifts to Anthony … Continued

Faulkner was one of ACU students’ most beloved Bible professors for his personable, breezy classroom style and sharing life experiences. He was named the university’s Teacher of the Year in 1982.

New Faulkner Center to offer marriage, family resources

The Paul and Gladys Faulkner Center for Marriage and Family will provide speakers, events and other resources for the Abilene Christian University community as well as the local Abilene area and beyond.  The center will be partially funded by the newly established Paul and Gladys Faulkner Center Endowment. Both the endowment and the center honor … Continued

ACU Day of Giving aims to serve students, change lives

Projects benefiting from Abilene Christian University’s fifth annual Day of Giving on April 26 – scholarship programs, transformational student experiences, cutting-edge technology – are all designed to help students dream bigger and aim higher. On this designated day of generosity, alumni and friends of ACU can contribute gifts of any amount to any of nine student-focused projects. … Continued

Halbert, Osborne presented with top awards at 2022 Alumni Day Luncheon

For those in attendance of ACU’s 2022 Alumni Day Luncheon, one fact was very clear: Thousands of lives have been changed thanks to the work of the two guests of honor. Family, friends, coworkers and hundreds of others gathered Feb. 19, 2022, at the Hunter Welcome Center to celebrate Kathy (Gay ’78) Halbert and Brandon … Continued

ACU to honor Halbert, Osborne with alumni awards

Abilene Christian University has named its Outstanding Alumna of the Year and Young Alumnus of the Year and will present the awards Saturday, Feb. 19, to Kathy (Gay ’78) Halbert and Brandon Osborne (’05). Kathy, cofounder of the Caris Foundation, is ACU’s Outstanding Alumna of the Year. Brandon, executive director of Abilene Youth Sports Authority, … Continued