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ACU partners with IDEA Public Schools

Abilene Christian University is partnering with IDEA Public Schools in a program designed to help K-12 students in their selection of and transition to college. “ACU and IDEA Public Schools are natural partners because of our mutual commitment to student success,” said Dr. Susan Lewis, ACU’s provost and vice president for academic affairs. IDEA is … Continued
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Nearly 500 students set to receive degrees at ACU’s December Commencement

ACU will present 496 degrees this weekend in two Commencement ceremonies taking place at Moody Coliseum Friday and Saturday. The Friday, Dec. 15, ceremony at 7 p.m. will award 165 master’s and 67 doctoral degrees. On Saturday, Dec. 16, 264 bachelor’s degrees will be presented at 10 a.m. Both ceremonies will be livestreamed; visit acu.edu/commencement … Continued

Genevieve Graessle, senior English major from Austin, helped KACU take second place in student newscast in the Public Journalists Media Association awards.

Student-staffed ACU radio station receives state, national awards

KACU, Abilene’s National Public Radio station, recently took home second place nationally for student newscasts from the Public Media Journalists Association (PMJA). Four full-time staff members manage station operations and oversee the students in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communication at Abilene Christian University who serve as reporters and on-air hosts. Heather Claborn, general … Continued

ACU pre-law students with Riley, center, at the SMU Dedman School of Law.

ACU Pre-Law partners with SMU for scholarship

Students in the pre-law program at Abilene Christian University have an exclusive opportunity to receive funding for their law school studies through a new partnership with Southern Methodist’s Dedman School of Law. SMU’s Dedman School of Law is looking to enroll more highly qualified students from ACU into its existing Juris Doctor program and has … Continued

Recent ACU graduate Devon Grey completed a graphic design internship at Lands' End this summer and then took a full-time role with the company.

ACU Student Internship Spotlight: Devon Grey and Trevon Hardy

Connections to large companies regularly help students at Abilene Christian University land internships and roles to further their careers. Devon Grey (’23) started as a remote graphic design intern at Lands’ End this summer and is now a full-time associate graphic designer for the company. Grey graduated in May with a Bachelor of Science degree … Continued

Maddie Rogers, senior graphic design and advertising major from Abilene, will be a graphic design intern at Walt Disney World for six months starting this summer.

ACU Student Internship Spotlight: Maddie Rogers

‘The Most Magical Place on Earth’ is currently home base for recent Abilene Christian University graduate Maddie Rogers (’23), who is a graphic design intern for Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida. Two summers ago, Rogers was a graphic design intern at Elevation Church in Charlotte, North Carolina, to further her skills. Rogers graduated in … Continued

Cho, in the front row, with the group in Nairobi, Kenya this summer.

ACU Student Internship Spotlight: Yourim Cho

Yourim Cho, sophomore biology major from Seoul, South Korea, spent eight weeks of her summer in Nairobi, Kenya, completing a medical internship with CMF International. CMF International is a global missions team that works across 26 countries to create Christ-centered communities. The organization strives to serve, send and transform the world by connecting others with … Continued

Kyle Tippens, director of the Dukes School of Finance.

ACU College of Business announces inaugural Dukes Scholars

Abilene Christian University’s College of Business Administration has selected 26 students for the inaugural cohort of Dukes Scholars, funded by the Dr. William P. and Janie B. Dukes Excellence in Finance Endowment. In 2022, the late Dr. Bill and Janie Dukes donated, through their estate, more than $29 million to ACU – the largest single … Continued