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Students in business consulting class make global impact in Costa Rica

Can something as simple as old leather airplane seats make a profound impact? For students in the College of Business Administration’s Social Enterprise Consulting class, the answer is a resounding “yes.” Last summer, six students embarked on a Study Abroad trip to Costa Rica, spending 16 days immersed in the world of Wearsos, a pioneering … Continued

Determined first-generation student finds faith, community amid adversity

Matias Montanes, a first-generation international student from Spain, will graduate from Abilene Christian University this weekend, taking with him much more than a diploma.  A tennis scholarship brought Matias to Abilene, Texas – a place he knew nothing about. Despite minimal knowledge of the English language, he traveled to the U.S. with a passion for … Continued

Barton, Collier, Jaax and Pablico with Yeboah, the chief justice of the Ghana Supreme Court.

Spring break trips enhance learning opportunities for students

Spring break provided an opportunity for numerous Abilene Christian University undergraduate students in various departments to further their learning in unique environments. Pre-Law Ghana Trip For the second year in a row, ACU pre-law students partnered with Pepperdine Caruso Law’s Sudreau Global Justice Institute and the Wildcat Academics on Mission program to shadow legal attorneys … Continued

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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

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5 Career Routes You Can Take With A Business 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