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Academic structure changes lead to three new colleges

Abilene Christian University will launch three new colleges and some departments will find new homes in Fall 2023, all as part of restructuring to further the growing national reputation of ACU’s academic programs, capitalize on expansion in certain areas and group similar programs together for better collaboration. ACU’s current structure for residential programs includes: College … Continued

ACU receives $29 million gift for finance program

The late Dr. Bill and Janie Dukes have given, through their estate, more than $29 million to Abilene Christian University – the largest single academic gift in ACU’s history. Their generosity will establish the Dr. William P. and Janie B. Dukes Excellence in Finance Endowment, supporting prestigious finance student scholarships, preparing students to attend highly … Continued

Destanie Crist

Financial management major finds her calling as advocate for victims

While many high school students spend their free time with friends, Destanie Crist found a greater calling – pouring herself into girls her age who were victims of human trafficking, sexual assault, cyberbullying and abuse. Now a financial management major at Abilene Christian University, Destanie has brought her compassion and leadership skills to ACU’s College … Continued

management degree

5 Career Routes You Can Take With A Management Degree

Managers play a critical role in the performance and success of businesses and organizations worldwide. Because every company needs someone to run effective operations within its business, the fields in which management graduates can pursue are endless.  In addition to a variety of industries, there are also a wide range of roles to be filled … Continued

Cesar Manzano, MBA

How ACU’s Online MBA Program is Fueling Educator’s Startup Dream

Julio Cesar Manzano loves education. Cesar is in his third year as an 8th grade English Language Arts teacher at Vanguard Academy, a charter school district in South Texas where he also helps coach 8th-grade track and field, high school cross country, and currently serves as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) sponsor at his … Continued

April Anthony

ACU alumna, board chair April Anthony honored as 2021 AACSB Influential Leader

April Anthony, Abilene Christian University alumna and board chair, is one of 25 business school graduates honored by AACSB International – the world’s largest business education alliance – in its 2021 class of Influential Leaders. The initiative recognizes notable alumni from AACSB-accredited business schools whose work inspires the next generation of leaders.  Anthony is CEO … 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