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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
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ACU debate team ranked #2 nationally for 2021-22

On the heels of hosting the International Public Debate Association National Championship Tournament on campus April 8-11, the Abilene Christian University debate team concluded its 2021-22 season ranked second overall in the nation, with a third-place finish in the tournament. More than 170 colleges and universities participate in IPDA, and ACU’s season-long record ranks it … Continued

ACU launches $250 million campaign to foster continued success on a broader stage

Abilene Christian University launched Higher Ground, a $250 million comprehensive campaign, designed to invest in people, programs and facilities to ensure ACU can successfully compete on a larger national and international stage. Dr. Phil Schubert, ACU president, announced the public phase of the campaign April 2 at the annual President’s Circle donor event and reported … Continued

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The Princeton Review ranks ACU among best game design programs

For the seventh consecutive year, Abilene Christian University has earned a top spot on The Princeton Review’s list of best game design programs. ACU is ranked No. 28 in the “Top 50 Undergraduate Schools for Game Design for 2021” list, one spot higher than last year.  “It’s rewarding for our faculty and students to be … Continued

Study abroad

ACU names Summer Scholars for high school study abroad

Abilene Christian University announced the selection of 29 students to participate in the first-ever Summer Scholars, a study abroad opportunity for rising high school sophomores and juniors.  Summer Scholars offers the high school students a week-long college experience in England, including attending the grand opening of ACU’s Oxford campus and visits to Oxford City Centre, … Continued

Kyle Yarbrough Fulbright scholar

Record number of ACU students qualify as Fulbright semifinalists

Abilene Christian University saw a record number of students and recent alumni apply to the prestigious Fulbright grant competition this year – 15 – and nine of those have been named semifinalists, which is also a record for ACU.  Each year a cohort of current seniors and recent graduates utilize ACU’s Office of Major Scholarships, … Continued

STAR Fund members 2021-22

ACU student investment fund hits $2 million

Students at Abilene Christian University are managing a now-multi-million-dollar investment fund that is part of the university’s endowment. The Student Trading and Research (STAR) Fund gives students first-hand experience with investing and financial management, and their success led to the fund reaching a new high of $2 million at the start of the 2021-22 academic … Continued

workplace tools

4 Essential Workplace Tools Professionals Use to Improve Performance

The modern workforce is fluid enough to make transferable skills vital to success. After all, projections from Forrester Research suggest that today’s youngest professionals will hold between twelve and fifteen different jobs before retiring. While in-depth training is valuable for gaining a much-needed step up in a competitive workforce, it’s also important to develop and … Continued