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Brad East

Dr. Brad East named ACU’s 2022 Teacher of the Year

Dr. Brad East is assistant professor of theology, and he’s known since high school he wanted to be just that. Now, only five years into his dream job, he’s earned the honor of Abilene Christian University’s Teacher of the Year for 2022. “The very idea that I could read, write and teach about theology for … Continued
Nancy Kucinski

Faculty Spotlight: Nancy Kucinski

Dr. Nancy Kucinski might be the definition of homegrown talent. Not only is she an Abilene native, but she comes from a family of professors instilling in her a calling to Christian Higher Education. “My father was a professor when I was born and I essentially grew up on a small university campus. Plus, both … Continued

Bono at Fulbright Prize

ACU administrator’s nomination netted Bono a national prize

Irish rock musician Bono is the Grammy-award winning lead singer of U2, admired worldwide as an activist and humanitarian, an honorary knight in the United Kingdom, and one of Time Magazine’s Persons of the Year for 2005. And thanks to Dr. Jason Morris (’96), dean of the Honors College at Abilene Christian University, he can … Continued

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Scott Self

Dr. Scott Self has been a part of the Wildcat family since 1987, when he was a student on campus in Abilene, TX. Now, as the assistant provost for Academic Initiatives and Innovations and program director for the Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies at ACU Online, Dr. Self is helping students on their educational … Continued

Bryan

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Bryan Patterson

As a born leader, Dr. Bryan Patterson discovered early on in life that his passion is to be an agent of change in the communities in which he serves. From first-generation college student to dissertation chair and adjunct professor for ACU Online’s Doctor of Education in Organizational Leadership program, Bryan has seen first-hand how education … Continued

Wanamaker

Faculty Spotlight: Stephanie Wanamaker

Meet Stephanie Wanamaker, ACU Online’s assistant professor and director for the Bachelor of Science in Psychology program. From student to program director, Stephanie has fused her love of understanding others with her passion for education to impact students and prepare them for careers in psychology. As a previous online student herself, Wanamaker understands what resources … Continued

Kathy

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kathy Carroll

Practicing healthy habits is essential in this modern age of pandemics, sedentary lifestyles, and worsening health outcomes. For Dr. Kathy Carroll that means a greater call to properly educate the next generation of exercise professionals. As assistant professor and program director for ACU Online’s Bachelor of Science in Health and Human Performance degree, Dr. Carroll … Continued

Fleming

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Kipi Fleming

From a young age we’re taught to do what we can to get along with others. The difficulty is: many of us don’t know what that realistically looks like once conflict arises. Program Director Dr. Kipi Fleming has found a passion in providing students with the tools and resources needed to interact with others productively. … Continued

10 Questions with sociology professor, podcaster Dr. Daniel Morrison

The Annex, one of the top social science podcasts in the nation, has a new host – Dr. Daniel Morrison, associate professor of sociology at Abilene Christian University. Morrison began working with The Annex, hosted at Queens College, City University of New York (CUNY), during the 2020-21 academic year and joined the team as a … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Tiffany Dahlman

The modern world presents unique challenges to Christians and the practice of their faith. However, for ACU Online Bachelor of Science in Christian Service and Formation program director, Tiffany Dahlman, that just means more room for opportunity and outreach. From preaching to her stuffed animals as a kid to pastoral ministry for a congregation, Dahlman … Continued