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Student Spotlight: JP Kistler

Family is everything for ACU Online student, James P. Kistler. From evolving his professional career to his current pursuit of finishing his degree, JP’s wife and kids have been the forefront of all he does. So when they encouraged him to go back to school to pursue a Bachelor of Science in Integrated Studies, he … Continued

Student Spotlight: Dr. Darlene Breaux

Education is more than just the years spent in a classroom. For some, getting an education is the first step toward achieving their primary professional goal. For others, it’s a requirement to launch themselves into a specific career or field of study. For Dr. Darlene Breaux, an ACU Online alumna from our Doctor of Education … Continued

Matthew Darby conducting Big Purple.

Music education student embraces roles as drum major and marine

Passion for music and hard work drives Matthew Darby, junior music education major from Lubbock, to excel in and balance his roles as a drum major for the Abilene Christian University Big Purple marching band and a lance corporal for the U.S. Marine Reserves on a daily basis.  Darby’s days are spent juggling rigorous music … Continued

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Faculty Spotlight: Brandy Chalmers

The most impactful moments in our lives guide the trajectory of our futures. How we decide to respond to adversity works either for our detriment or for our gain. Brandy Chalmers, ACU assistant professor and program director of Child and Family Services, is a perfect example of this. She transformed the pain of her childhood … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Cassidy Miller

Not all those who wander are lost – and that is undoubtedly true for Cassidy Miller. Holding two bachelor’s degrees in Vocational Missions and Global Studies from ACU’s residential program and a Master of Education in Higher Education with a concentration in student affairs leadership from ACU Online, Cassidy’s go-lucky attitude gave her the chance … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Serenity Martinez

From living in a small town to working in the big city, Serenity Martinez is not your average student. Known for her hyper-focused demeanor and southern go-getter attitude, Serenity knew that she wasn’t going to wait until her perfect job came knocking on her door.  As a first-generation college student, Serenity knew from a young … Continued

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Student Spotlight: LaShae Grottis

LaShae Grottis has always been an overachiever. Whether graduating high school valedictorian, moving cross-country to attend Dartmouth College as a first-generation college student, serving as the first director of ACU’s Office of Multicultural Affairs, or pursuing her doctorate with two teenagers at home—LaShae has never done things halfway. Learn how this trailblazing ACU Online student … Continued

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Student Spotlight: Nancy Ofoegbu

Nancy Ofoegbu has always possessed an entrepreneurial spirit. She knew enrolling in a Master of Business Administration program at ACU Online would be a perfect fit for a hard-working, ambitious person like herself. She expected to receive an advanced degree that would equip her with the necessary knowledge and expertise to refine and grow her … Continued