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Homecoming Musical 'Wonderful Town' taps into alumni, student talent

Get ready for a wonderful three-day experience beginning Oct. 12 as ACU Theatre presents a heart-warming Homecoming Musical, Wonderful Town. The show features the music of Leonard Bernstein, who would have turned 100 on Aug. 25 of this year. Bernstein died in 1990, but his music – made famous in Broadway hits like West Side … Continued

Local children watch ACU engineering students construct latrines they designed as a class project.

Engineering class project turns into real-world missions experience

Garrett Rhoden learned something he wasn’t expecting to learn in an engineering class: He has a heart for missions. The realization came after a trip to Honduras in May that was part of an engineering class taught by Dr. Timothy Kennedy, P.E. Garrett, a senior engineering major, spent part of the summer helping install latrines and … Continued

Chris Field

Alumni author finds disruption is good for the soul

Caution: If you don’t want to get involved with an endeavor that might seem outlandish, maybe even risky, but for a good cause, stay away from Chris Field (’06). This is a man who has set four Guinness World Records – all involving people he got to join him – run 22 marathons, made almost … Continued

Entrepreneurial sisters grow consignment sale after Springboard win

  For eight years, sisters Summer (Pierson ’99) Walters and Kate (Pierson ’03) Stover have built their company on the idea of “Reduce. Reuse. Resell.” My Sister’s House, a pop-up consignment sale hosted by the two Wildcats with a passion for giving, got a running start by winning the Springboard Idea Challenge sponsored by ACU’s … Continued

Anthony kids know their CEO-mom’s balancing act, and approve

Working moms sometimes face unfounded assumptions about what their kids missed when business priorities beckoned. April believes that with the help of a supportive spouse and “some inherently great kids,” the Anthonys overcame those limitations. “I think the kids are actually better prepared for life as a result of the lessons they learned from a … Continued

Latest issue celebrates new Gameday culture

With Wildcat Stadium’s second season about to begin, the cover story of ACU Today’s new Spring-Summer 2018 issue offers a retrospective of the inaugural year of a game-changing athletics venue for Abilene Christian University. “Game On” provides a look at ACU’s first season at Anthony Field through the camera lenses of talented photographers Jeremy Enlow, Kim Leeson, Scott Delony … Continued

Mary Claire Marcear

Sacred Art: Ministry major finds inspiration painting Bible covers

    Water drips from her paintbrush as she strokes it across her unconventional canvas. Using extravagant colors and designs to dress the cover of a Bible, she sings along to “Son of God” by Chris Renzema. Since the summer of her freshman year, Mary-Claire Marcear has used Bible covers to make tangible people’s personal … Continued