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Four ACU students receive major scholarships

A record number of Abilene Christian University students have been awarded major national scholarships this spring. Among the recipients are two graduating seniors who have been honored with Fulbright grants, a third student who will be participating in a Fulbright summer research institute, and a student receiving a 2024 Goldwater Scholarship. Erin Hodgson, a senior … Continued

ACU professor to benefit from annual Kirk Goodwin Run

Dr. Cindy Roper, professor of communication at Abilene Christian University, will be the beneficiary of this year’s Kirk Goodwin Run, a nonprofit event sponsored by ACU’s Galaxy fraternity. The run, which annually raises funds to assist people facing ongoing medical expenses, will take place May 4 at 7 p.m. at the Hunter Welcome Center. In … Continued

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Students in business consulting class make global impact in Costa Rica

Can something as simple as old leather airplane seats make a profound impact? For students in the College of Business Administration’s Social Enterprise Consulting class, the answer is a resounding “yes.” Last summer, six students embarked on a Study Abroad trip to Costa Rica, spending 16 days immersed in the world of Wearsos, a pioneering … Continued

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ACU president affiliates with Excelencia in Education’s Presidents for Latino Student Success Network

Dr. Phil Schubert, president of Abilene Christian University, has joined the national network of Presidents for Latino Student Success (P4LSS) through Excelencia in Education, the nation’s premier authority on efforts accelerating Latino student success in higher education. The P4LSS network comprises a group of  presidents and chancellors who have committed to making their campuses learning … Continued

ACU NEXT Lab receives third patent

Research at Abilene Christian University’s Nuclear Energy eXperimental Testing Laboratory (NEXT Lab) – sponsored by Natura Resources – has led to the approval of a third patent as the team works toward designing and building the first university-based Molten Salt Research Reactor. This month, the U.S. Patent and Trademark office will officially award ACU the … Continued

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ACU’s net assets surpass $1 billion

Abilene Christian University’s net assets now total more than $1 billion, marking a new level of financial health and stability. The university reached the billion-dollar milestone in November, thanks in part to the generosity of donors during ACU’s Higher Ground campaign, as well as the outstanding performance of the university’s endowment, said Lori Herrick, chief … Continued

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18 Must-Know Traditions for Every New ACU Wildcat

When you step onto the campus at Abilene Christian University, you’re not just joining a school. You’re becoming part of a proud heritage of loyalty and traditions that span more than 118 years of Wildcat spirit! We’ve got traditions that bring our community together, boost our faith, cheer on our athletes and celebrate what it … Continued

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Beyond the Classroom: 5 ways ACU Prepares You for an Exciting Career

Learning isn’t just about sitting in a classroom. At ACU, we believe some of the most important lessons happen when you’re out doing things, whether in your own community or around the world. We call it experiential learning, and it’s a big part of what you’ll get in your education here. These experiences help you … Continued

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ACU Chapel Unpacked

Get ready to experience the many facets of ACU Chapel, where worship comes alive with devotion, song and camaraderie! The whole experience only lasts about 30 minutes but the impact will last your entire life. Here’s what you need to know about the different Chapel offerings. Moody Chapel Moody Chapel is one of the university’s … Continued

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20 Tips to Rock Your Freshman Year in College

You’ve done your homework, picked the perfect college, made your way through the admissions process and received your acceptance package. Congratulations! Now – as you eagerly await the first day of class – is the perfect time to start thinking about how to successfully navigate your freshman year. We asked Wildcats and former Wildcats to … Continued