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Taryn

Student Spotlight: Taryn Speakman

One of the beautiful things about getting a college degree is that there is no one-size-fits-all. For some, the road to higher education starts immediately after high school. For others, it begins after years of working and starting a family. And, for a select few like Taryn Speakman, it starts after having to leave your … Continued
Maggie

Student Spotlight: Maggie Walters

With a 4.0 GPA and plans to graduate in May 2023, Maggie Walters is a stellar scholar of precision medicine. But she’s more than that—Maggie is a joyful servant, whose interest in the field of precision flows from an eagerness to help diagnose, detect, and halt cancer for suffering patients in the world. A proud … Continued

Asma

Student Spotlight: Asma Anwar

The beauty of the journey toward achieving one’s educational goals is simple; each is different, unique, and distinct to them. There is no mold, framework, or even roadmap for how life is supposed to be. And that’s definitely true for students like Dr. Asma Anwar. From moving across oceans to forming a family to pursuing … Continued

Purpose Behind Earning a Master of Divinity

A theology degree can be useful for those seeking to enrich their understanding of biblical interpretation and knowledge, especially if you are considering a ministerial or pastoral role. In fact, depending on your denomination, you may be required to hold a graduate degree in ministry or divinity to even be considered. Through ACU’s online Master … Continued

Jon Wiener

Faculty Spotlight: Jon Wiener

Spanning an impressive career of over 50 years in cancer research and microbiology, Dr. Jon Wiener has worked for several sectors, universities, and medical laboratories nationwide. Having taught mass seminars to medical students as well as worked alongside renowned scientists and professionals on some of the unsolved wonders in microbiology, Jon joins ACU Online as … Continued

ACU names Stephen Johnson chief executive officer at ACU Dallas

Dr. Stephen Johnson has been named chief executive officer of ACU Dallas, a branch campus of Abilene Christian University. Johnson has served the university for 22 years, most recently as vice president and chief administrative officer at the Dallas campus, where he led the expansion of the university by opening the branch campus and expanding … Continued

Best Online

ACU Nationally Ranked for Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Programs

Abilene Christian University has been named one of the nation’s Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Programs for 2023, according to U.S. News & World Report, a highly respected industry and education ranking provider.  The Best Online Bachelor’s in Business Programs ranking highlights the top universities that provide online bachelor’s degrees in various disciplines, including ACU’s … Continued

Sarah

Student Spotlight: Sarah Gerke

Therapy is more than just chit-chat; it’s about the relationship and bond built with someone willing and eager to listen. That ‘someone’ is someone like Sarah Gerke. From teaching elementary kids to running a camp, Sarah is a busy woman with a calming spirit. Full-time mom, wife, and now student, she has always found a … Continued

ACU partners with Texas Rangers to offer RangersU courses to players

At a joint press conference at Globe Life Field, Abilene Christian University and the Texas Rangers officially announced “Rangers U Powered by ACU” — a program that allows players and coaches to earn academic credit by taking online courses taught by ACU faculty and staff in both English and Spanish. “It really started more on … Continued

church leadership

ACU Announces Online Certificates In Church Leadership

Abilene Christian University (ACU) is launching two new online undergraduate certificates in church leadership, focused on equipping church leaders with foundational and practical aspects of the Christian faith to serve their congregations better.  Taught by a diverse array of passionate scholar-practitioners, each certificate is designed to help church leaders expand their biblical interpretation skills and … Continued