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2005 Archived News Releases

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12/16/2005:  MINI Cooper to help ACU employee adopt child from China
12/12/2005:  ACU presents degrees, awards at December Commencement
12/9/2005:  ACU grad masters school celebration
12/8/2005:  ACU Centennial book editor to participate in book signing
12/7/2005:  ACU to confer 287 degrees Friday
12/2/2005:  Lester Holt speaks at ACU about faith, journalism
12/1/2005:  ACU to add women's soccer in 2007
11/29/2005:  Longtime ACU Bible professor Tommy Shaver dies
11/28/2005:  ACU offers economic data Web site resource for West Central Texas
11/22/2005:  ACU Centennial book offered at special holiday price
11/22/2005:  ACU professor plans to run as Democrat for state House seat
11/18/2005:  International culture to take center stage Friday and Saturday
11/14/2005:  Dr. Kelly Hamby, former general studies chair, dies
11/11/2005:  ACU students to provide Thanksgiving meals for local families
11/11/2005:  Minister salary survey results available for 2005
11/11/2005:  The Optimist staff recognized for excellence in journalism
11/4/2005:  ACU to receive $10 million for graduate ministry scholarships
11/2/2005:  Alumni artists to perform in Guest Artist Series
11/2/2005:  FilmFest judges’ symposium offers opportunity to meet top film talent
10/31/2005:  Pulitzer Prize winning photographer David Leeson to speak at ACU
10/26/2005:  Pat Summerall to speak at ACU in Centennial Speaker Series
10/26/2005:  Abraham Malherbe to speak at annual Carmichael-Walling Lectures
10/26/2005:  FilmFest to showcase student films
10/26/2005:  Lester Holt Centennial Speaker Series rescheduled for Dec. 1
10/25/2005:  Greg Bush to perform jazz recital in Faculty Artist Series
10/19/2005:  ACU speaker lectures about tragedies in Sudan
10/19/2005:  Dr. Marion Cawood to perform in Faculty Artist Series
10/19/2005:  Funds donated for theological reference collection in Brown Library
10/17/2005:  CCCU to honor ACU for racial harmony
10/13/2005:  Centennial walking tour, exhibits to open Friday
10/12/2005:  ACU selects 2005 Homecoming Court nominees
10/11/2005:  Overton Faubus to be honored at COBA luncheon
10/11/2005:  Homecoming parade to celebrate 100 years of ACU spirit and tradition
10/6/2005:  Litfin speaks to ACU groups about Christian higher ed
10/6/2005:  Carnival and JamFest to provide fun for all ages
10/5/2005:  Gutenberg dinner to honor journalists
10/3/2005:  ACU to focus on spiritual, physical, emotional wellness
10/3/2005:  Homecoming to celebrate a century of tradition
10/3/2005:  Bob Hunter to retire from legislature
9/29/2005:  ACU to honor Parents of the Year
9/29/2005:  Centennial Freshman Follies takes the stage
9/28/2005:  Wheaton president to speak at ACU faith, learning symposium
9/27/2005:  Speaker to offer tips on job placement, graduate school admissions
9/27/2005:  New Centennial Challenge issued for 2005-06
9/27/2005:  Benefit concert tickets to be offered at no cost
9/23/2005:  Students help city receive Rita evacuees
9/22/2005:  Dr. Kenneth Elzinga to speak in Centennial Speaker Series
9/22/2005:  Lester Holt dinner postponed due to Hurricane Rita
9/21/2005:  Latin American concert to celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
9/21/2005:  Mezzo-soprano Helen Tintes-Schuermann to perform
9/20/2005:  ACU Centennial art exhibit to be featured at The Grace
9/19/2005:  Tri-university music concert to benefit Katrina victims
9/19/2005:  COBA hosts fundraiser in Dallas
9/15/2005:  ACU to honor Dyess
9/13/2005:  ACU professor’s daughter collects teddy bears for hurricane victims
9/13/2005:  Annual Lectures on Preaching to focus on performative power
9/12/2005:  MSNBC anchor Lester Holt to kick off Speaker Series
9/8/2005:  ACU students aid evacuees
9/7/2005:  ACU enrolls more than 4,700, including more than 1,000 freshmen
9/6/2005:  Theatre department announces benefit performance of ‘Grand Night for Singing’
9/3/2005:  Students to help Hurricane Katrina evacuees, Stamford flooding victims
9/1/2005:  ACU offers expedited enrollment to students displaced by hurricane
9/1/2005:  ACU Study Abroad in Latin America hires on-site director
9/1/2005:  ACU makes plans to assist hurricane victims, evacuees
9/1/2005:  Montgomery, Bennet top all-time team
8/29/2005:  Ex-ACU president remembers 1944 liberation of Paris
8/29/2005:  ACU graduate student receives business honor society scholarship
8/25/2005:  Grammy-nominated pianist to kick-off artist series
8/24/2005:  Deadline nears for pre-publication discount on ACU Centennial book
8/23/2005:  Two are sharing joy of fiddling
8/23/2005:  ACU's interior design program receives national accreditation
8/22/2005:  ACU’s Centennial Convocation ushers in 100th school year
8/22/2005:  New Lipscomb president serves shortest-ever tenure on ACU Board
8/22/2005:  Centennial postal cancellation, postcards now available through mail services
8/21/2005:  ACU reflects on 100 years of growth, change
8/19/2005:  ACU ranked among 'America's Best Colleges,' called a 'Great School, Great Price'
8/18/2005:  ACU to unveil Centennial mural, timeline Saturday
8/17/2005:  ACU to perform "Seussical" as new Homecoming Musical
8/17/2005:  Pat Summerall, John Maxwell, others to headline Centennial Speaker Series at ACU
8/16/2005:  Physics research group receives grant
8/15/2005:  ACU to reaffirm spiritual commitment at Centennial covenant service
8/15/2005:  Mel Hailey receives law education award
8/11/2005:  Depot offers easy access to services
8/10/2005:  New students to experience ACU, college life during Welcome Week
8/9/2005:  ACU to choose new Homecoming Musical
8/5/2005:  ACU hires track, cross country coaches
8/2/2005:  ACU professor, alum climb Kilimanjaro
7/29/2005:  ACU receives two international CASE awards
7/26/2005:  Murray resigns as ACU track and field coach
7/20/2005:  Texas city leaders to converge on Abilene this weekend; Gary McCaleb to headline event
7/15/2005:  ACU Press director wins national Christian literature award
7/8/2005:  Alumnus Robyn Wise runs Dallas floral studio
7/8/2005:  ACU professor named chair of Texas Marriage and Family Therapy examiners board
7/7/2005:  ACU students, faculty in Oxford safe despite explosions in London Thursday
6/29/2005:  Annual Shakespeare Festival brings Twelfth Night, Julius Caesar to stage
6/29/2005:  Japanese students to participate in study abroad program at ACU
6/24/2005:  Several ACU faculty members spend summer researching
6/23/2005:  Summer construction continues on campus
6/17/2005:  ACU night at the Texas Rangers game Saturday
6/17/2005:  High school students experience university life, earn college credit
6/14/2005:  ACU wins LSC all-sports title
6/14/2005:  Online classes grow in popularity, offer increasing distance learning opportunities for students
6/7/2005:  Alumni, friends rise to Centennial Challenge
6/6/2005:  Summer Workshops focus on things above
5/31/2005:  ACU summer camps offer programs for spiritual and athletic development
5/17/2005:  Ted Poe endows political science scholarship at ACU
5/16/2005:  Dan Garrett elected to ACGA Board of Directors
5/13/2005:  Centennial Challenge extended, increased
5/12/2005:  David Leeson featured on CCCU Web site
5/7/2005:  ACU confers degrees, awards at May Commencement
5/1/2005:  Longtime ACU chemistry professor Tommy McCord dies
4/29/2005:  ACU students advance to nationals in free enterprise competition
4/28/2005:  Man walks from Galveston to Denver to help homeless teen ministry
4/27/2005:  Group coming out on top with winning stock picks
4/22/2005:  JMC students, publications and KACU honored at competitions
4/19/2005:  Kirk Goodwin Run to honor former ACU student, raise funds for local medical expenses
4/18/2005:  Humanity wins marathon softball game, 729-568
4/18/2005:  Brookhaven National Laboratory announces new ‘perfect liquid’; ACU professors and students part of research team
4/15/2005:  ACU professor to attend 'CSI' workshop, teach 'CSI: Abilene' in fall
4/15/2005:  Max Lucado named best preacher in America by Reader’s Digest
4/14/2005:  ACU wins 9 CASE awards in district competition
4/14/2005:  Applications available for ACU internship program at Crow reservation
4/13/2005:  Students, faculty, staff join together for service this Saturday
4/13/2005:  ACU social club aims for world’s longest softball game to benefit Habitat for Humanity
4/11/2005:  ACU students to compete in all-school rodeo Tuesday
4/11/2005:  ACU students present at honors conference
4/8/2005:  Dr. Frances McBroom Thompson to receive Morlan Medal Award
4/4/2005:  ACU class of 1955 to celebrate Golden Anniversary Reunion
4/4/2005:  Dr. Tony Campolo to speak at Just People, Inc. fundraiser at ACU
3/31/2005:  Shane and Shane to perform at ACU
3/29/2005:  International expert to speak on interior design for an aging population
3/21/2005:  WACU to sponsor ‘Open Houses on the Hill'
3/21/2005:  ACU faculty, staff present research on learning through video games
3/10/2005:  Former Congress members to visit ACU, speak about public service
3/3/2005:  International business students to visit Croatia, Vienna, Wales
3/2/2005:  ACU students embark on week of service during Spring Break
3/2/2005:  Video clip of Malagasy president's visit to ACU available online
3/2/2005:  ACU announces residence hall changes for 2005-06
3/1/2005:  Dyess educational personnel visit campus Wednesday; ACU offers scholarship for Dyess students
2/21/2005:  Lectureship to move to September; two Lectureships scheduled for ’06
2/19/2005:  ACU president appoints vice president for university relations
2/19/2005:  Biblical Studies Building named in honor of Packer, Onstead
2/19/2005:  Institute for Missions named in recognition of Jo Ann Walling Halbert
2/18/2005:  New residence hall underway at ACU
2/16/2005:  WACU annual lectureship dinner to feature quilts
2/15/2005:  New Lectureship track focuses on faith in the workplace
2/15/2005:  Friends of ACU Library dinner to feature Mark Twain impersonator
2/15/2005:  ACU honors Pulitzer Prize winner David Leeson with top alumni award
2/15/2005:  Two ACU music faculty to perform at Texas Prayer Breakfast
2/11/2005:  ACU Bible Lectureship to focus on resurrection
2/10/2005:  ACU students working to make Sing Song 2005 ‘Off the Charts’
2/9/2005:  Dell urges students at ACU to prep for global market
2/7/2005:  President of Madagascar praises ACU during visit to campus
2/3/2005:  ACU Wind Ensemble to perform at state convention
2/3/2005:  Michael Dell to speak at ACU via videoconference Tuesday
2/1/2005:  ACU Music Department's annual Artist Series to feature Scott Carrell
1/31/2005:  Healthy Relationships Week emphasizes "The Lord Before the Ring"
1/28/2005:  President of Madagascar to visit ACU, speak at luncheon
1/26/2005:  Insurance marketing CEO to speak at ACU
1/24/2005:  Thredgold, Ferguson describe economic outlook for nation, region
1/21/2005:  Chris Thomsen tabbed to lead Wildcat football program
1/21/2005:  ACU alumnus Craig Smith to head Fort Worth Christian School
1/19/2005:  Economic Outlook Conference to provide insight for nation, region
1/18/2005:  KACU presents hit show "From the Top" in live concert taping
1/17/2005:  Highland Church of Christ youth involved in car accident
1/12/2005:  ACU community unites during Chapel for tsunami relief
1/10/2005:  ACU board member awarded Ronald Reagan Republican Gold Medal
1/7/2005:  Gaines to leave ACU for Odessa
1/7/2005:  Harte-Hanks chairman to speak at ACU
1/3/2005:  Lighting designer Randall Whitehead to speak at ACU