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High school theatre director credits ACU with helping her land 'dream job'

Laura Harris (’17) is living her dream as a theatre director at Keller High School in Keller, Texas. Her experience as a student at ACU was an integral part of her journey here. A graduate of ACU’s Teacher Education program, Harris’ degree plan combined theatre and education courses. She believes the classroom observation, teaching experience, … Continued
Jeanene Reese

Reese has special interest in mentoring women for Christian leadership

Whether counseling students in her office, leading ACU’s Center for Women in Christian Service, or uplifting women missionaries and Christian leaders around the world, Dr. Jeanene Reese (’74) is answering God’s beckoning. “My call is to be a faithful woman serving in the opportunities God has given me,” she said. And those opportunities are many. … Continued

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