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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

Katelyn Cole, The Bookcase Beauty

Third-grade teacher becomes inadvertent Instagram influencer

By day, Katelyn (McLarty ’14) Cole is an elementary school teacher, wrangling third-graders for the Northwest ISD in Fort Worth, Texas. But in her off time, the ACU alumna has become a popular Instagram influencer with more than 60,000 followers who share her passion for books. An avid reader – she made her way through … Continued

ACU alumni to gather for Homecoming on campus Oct. 14-17

Abilene Christian University’s Homecoming will return to an in-person format after missing last year due to pandemic concerns. Alumni will be back in Abilene for traditional Homecoming festivities Oct. 14-17 with the theme “Any Dream Will Do.”  Many of the weekend’s activities, including Chapel and class reunions, are taking place outdoors to reduce the spread … Continued