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Raymond Craft

Student Spotlight: Raymond Craft, Jr.

Not everybody is blessed with a clear path in life. Some of us struggle to find our way. Raymond Craft, Jr. can certainly relate; before he discovered Abilene Christian University, he faced considerable obstacles. Not one to be deterred, he persevered — and now he’s ready to help other students do the same. Passion for … Continued
Darnisha Carreathers, EDD, career move for Texas educator

Doctorate from ACU Online sparks exciting career move for Texas educator

Among the many titles Darnisha Carreathers, Ed.D., proudly claims – teacher, principal, breast cancer survivor, mother and grandmother – she can now add administrator in charge of the literacy efforts for one of the largest school districts in the nation. Her latest career move was sparked by a doctorate in organizational leadership from ACU Online. She … Continued

Sydney Mhango

Student Spotlight: Catching up with Sydney Mhango

Abilene Christian University (ACU) enjoys a special relationship with African Christian College (ACC), our sister school in Swaziland. Along with having Church of Christ roots in common, we share a vision of inspiring future Christian leaders to make a real difference in the world. As ACC continues to grow and serve Southern Africans, the realization … Continued

Brandi and Walter Phillips

Student Spotlights: Brandi and Walter Phillips

Successfully balancing a full-time job with a full-time online degree program, a marriage, and homeschooling three of their four children is an extraordinary feat. But together – and individually – Brandi and Walter Phillips pull it all off with grace, humor, and seeming ease. The female member of this dynamic duo is maintaining a 3.8 … Continued

Clay Hunt, Master of Business Administration (MBA)

Student Spotlight: Clay Hunt

When we connected with ACU Online grad Clay Hunt, he was vacationing with his family in Colorado. He warned us it might get rambunctious since Clay and wife Kristin have three young children: 6-year-old Stella, 3-year-old Hattie, and 2-year-old Lux. Clay was a charter student in ACU Online’s MBA program, joining in 2015 with the … Continued

Deandra Porter

Student Spotlight: Deandra Porter

We recently chatted with Deandra Porter, who graduated from ACU Online’s Master of Science in Organizational Development program in May 2020. After graduation, she found herself working in Austin at the Texas Capitol in Senator Charles Schwertner’s office. Deandra Porter has worked in politics for five-and-a-half years. She holds two titles in Sen. Schwertner’s office: … Continued

Jeremy Davis

Student Spotlight: Jeremy Davis

Global citizen and passionate multicultural minister Jeremy Davis boasts a passport full of stamps. He has also enjoyed a long and fruitful academic career with ACU. You can find Jeremy currently living at about 11,000 feet above sea level in the Andes Mountains, where he’s six courses into ACU Online’s Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership program. … Continued

Keri Croy

Student Spotlight: Catching up with Keri Croy

How earning an MBA from ACU Online is paying off When we first spoke with Keri Croy over a year ago, she was pursuing her ACU Online MBA. The busy wife and mother of two young children was then working as a payroll specialist in the business department of Prosper Independent School District. Keri was … Continued

Tuccoa and Damon Polk

Student Spotlights: Tuccoa and Damon Polk

Longtime partners in life and the pursuit of higher education, Tuccoa and Damon Polk have been together since they were 19 years old. Tuccoa is finishing up her first year in ACU’s online Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership program. Damon is two courses into his ACU Online Master of Business Administration degree. Their relationship is one of championing and inspiring … Continued

Andrew Jones

Student Spotlight: Andrew Jones

From firefighter to theology professor is quite a career transition, but if anyone can pull it off, Andrew Jones can. Currently tackling two graduate programs with seeming ease, Andrew estimates he’s about halfway through ACU’s online Master of Divinity (M.Div.) and the residential Master of Arts in Theology (MAT) programs. Andrew Jones received his Bachelor’s … Continued