ACU alumni web site goes online

For Immediate Release
September 17, 1999

Abilene Christian University alumni have the ability to connect with fellow alumni through the internet. The ACU alumni web site,, is designed to strengthen the connection of alumni with their alma mater, according to Mark Meador, director of alumni relations.

The web site includes the Homecoming 1999 schedule, an alumni email directory, a guestbook for alumni to leave messages for fellow alumni, the electronic version of ACU Today, the award-winning alumni magazine, as well as many new features.

Meador believes the site will focus on alumni needs and concerns.

"We want to provide new services, better communication and more opportunities for involvement," Meador said. "We hope this new site focused on alumni needs and concerns will strengthen our connection with our friends across the country and around the world."

ACU now has more than 80,000 alumni living in all 50 states and 89 countries.

Some of the major features of the alumni site include:

  • Alumni Spotlight: A monthly feature focusing on the accomplishments and work of people who continue to represent ACU's spirit long after leaving the campus.
  • Alumnotes: A monthly email-based newsletter produced by the Alumni Association designed to help keep alumni in touch with current ACU events and alumni activities.
  • Alumni Involvement: A section regarding ways to support the ACU mission, from donations to referrals for future students.
  • ACU On The Road: Not all alumni events take place on campus! "On The Road" will help keep you informned of upcoming events near you.
  • Alumni Calendar of Events: A quick look at upcoming alumni-oriented events.


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