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2006 Archived News Releases

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11/28/2006:  ACU promotes AIDS awareness on "World AIDS Day" Dec. 1
11/21/2006:  Tribute dinner to honor Brecheen and Faulkner following final marriage seminar
11/21/2006:  Microsoft's Chief Operating Officer to speak at ACU Dec. 8
11/18/2006:  Wildcats win first cross country national title
11/17/2006:  ACU's new master's in higher education nearing end of first semester
11/18/2006:  Wildcats lose overtime heartbreaker to Buffs, 30-27
11/15/2006:  ACU student honored for research presentation at psychology annual meeting
11/13/2006:  ACU alumnus auctions painting this week to benefit Welcome Center
11/13/2006:  Annual culture show to highlight diverse cultures of ACU students
11/12/2006:  ACU chosen for NCAA playoffs
11/7/2006:  ElderLink Forum to be held in Dallas Nov. 11
11/6/2006:  WWII documentaries produced by ACU history professor and students televised Veteran's Day
11/6/2006:  Christian author Lauren Winner to speak at ACU Nov. 9
11/3/2006:  Dr. Margaret Mitchell to discuss Bible interpretation Nov. 9
11/1/2006:  Hunter honored for 20 years of service by 800 of his "closest friends"
10/31/2006:  ACU's FilmFest offers "unReel" experience with student-produced films Nov. 3
10/25/2006:  ACU gears up for Sing Song '07 with announcement of hosts, hostesses and co-chairs
10/23/2006:  Former ACU instructor inducted into Missouri Photojournalism Hall of Fame
10/20/2006:  Malone's 6 TD passes lead ACU to rout of No. 4 Buffs
10/16/2006:  Tribute Dinner in Dallas to honor retiring State Rep. Bob Hunter
10/13/2006:  Lunsford family to dedicate trail on ACU campus Oct. 16
10/12/2006:  Genesis Networks plans to add 40 jobs in next 30 days
10/12/2006:  Wildcats roll to 6-0 with 35-7 win over Angelo State
10/11/2006:  5-0 Wildcats face rivals at Homecoming football game Saturday
10/9/2006:  ACU's Gutenberg Dinner to honor three distinguished journalism alumni Oct. 12
10/9/2006:  ACU to celebrate Homecoming Oct. 12-15
10/9/2006:  ACU announces 2006 Homecoming Court nominees
10/2/2006:  ACU remembers former library director and professor
10/2/2006:  Wellness Week to help ACU community "raise the bar" in pursuit of personal best
9/28/2006:  ACU to honor Parents of the Year Friday in Chapel
9/27/2006:  ACU hosts conference on Christianity and literature Sept. 28-30
9/26/2006:  ACU remembers friend, former trustee
9/22/2006:  ACU community constructs walls on Habitat for Humanity House
9/20/2006:  Friends of the ACU Library Honor "Friend of the Year"
9/20/2006:  Hundreds of freshmen take the stage at ACU for Freshman Follies 2006
9/15/2006:  Theological reading room to be dedicated Sept. 19
9/15/2006:  ACU’s 89th Bible Lectureship to make fall debut Sept. 17-20
9/13/2006:  ACU announces record enrollment for fall 2006
9/11/2006:  Three dreams realized at Saturday's Jacob's Dream dedication
9/11/2006:  Abilene community enjoys a full weekend of activities at ACU Centennial Birthday Celebration
9/8/2006:  Nation’s largest sculpture based on Jacob’s Dream to be dedicated Sept. 9 at ACU
9/4/2006:  Former faculty and alumni together again in creation of musical production for ACU Centennial Birthday Celebration
8/30/2006:  Four ACU faculty members to speak in ElderLink 2006 Northeast conference
8/28/2006:  C.E. "Doc" Cornutt named new board chair; Don Crisp completes third term in role
8/28/2006:  Polnick, others help dedicate new ACU education building
8/28/2006:  Board announces new social sciences building to be named for John and Ruth Stevens
8/22/2006:  ACU to dedicate newly renovated Education Building Aug. 26
8/22/2006:  Big Country Tribute Dinner to honor Bob Hunter and raise money for new ACU Welcome Center
8/22/2006:  ACU again ranked among 'America’s Best Colleges'
8/17/2006:  ACU to bring in new century with celebration and convocation
8/1/2006:  McCaleb to receive oral history award
7/31/2006:  55th annual National Youth Conference starts today at ACU
7/18/2006:  Dallas business leader Doc Cornutt to be honored with Distinguished Alumni Citation
7/12/2006:  Local minister to be featured speaker at ACU’s Summer Workshop
7/10/2006:  ACU film honored in Telly Awards competition
7/6/2006:  Global technology company to open software testing facility in Abilene
7/3/2006:  Burton Coffman dies at 101
6/27/2006:  Keynote speakers announced for Christian literature conference in September
6/27/2006:  ACU Centennial book wins international gold medal
6/23/2006:  ACU Foundation appoints Kevin Christian as Foundation officer, associate general counsel
6/23/2006:  U.S. Secretary of Commerce Carlos Gutierrez visits Abilene, discusses immigration reform with community leaders
6/22/2006:  Abilene Christian University creates new School of Information Technology and Computing
6/22/2006:  Commerce secretary talks immigration at ACU
6/19/2006:  Centennial Challenge reaches goal
6/14/2006:  ACU faculty members receive grant to help improve education in Texas by training K-12 teachers
6/13/2006:  ACU faculty member, preacher releases book "What Jesus Did" through Leafwood Publishers
6/12/2006:  ACU’s sports information director receives prestigious media award
6/9/2006:  ACU professor, students establish scholarship; honor long-time teacher, business icon Don Drennan
6/2/2006:  KACU celebrates 20th year as NPR affiliate with dinner and a movie
6/1/2006:  Apple accepts ACU into the iTunes U content distribution system
5/27/2006:  Assistant Director of Career and Academic Development dies May 19
5/26/2006:  Coach Hugh Sandifer receives ACU’s Distinguished Alumni Citation
5/24/2006:  Centennial Challenge numbers near goal
5/23/2006:  ACU signs three local high school seniors for academic excellence
5/18/2006:  Newsweek names ACU one of America’s Most Interesting Schools
5/18/2006:  K.B. Massingill named executive director of Adams Center for Teaching Excellence
5/17/2006:  ACU creates new College of Education and Human Services, names Dr. MaLesa Breeding dean
5/9/2006:  New celebration to kick off ACU’s centennial-year graduation; 590 to graduate during special Centennial ceremonies
5/4/2006:  ACU director of bands accepts position at Baylor
5/4/2006:  President appoints Dr. Wayne Barnard as university dean of spiritual formation
5/3/2006:  ACU to sell excess furniture, equipment, miscellaneous collections
4/29/2006:  ACU's Manning drafted in second round
4/28/2006:  ACU alumni couple to receive Christian Service Award in Houston
4/28/2006:  Theatrical translation
4/27/2006:  Students, alumni and friends invited to shooting range to Shoot for Success
4/26/2006:  ACU to honor Rick Marrs with alumni citation
4/26/2006:  ACU names Harris County extension director Hurley Miller Young Alumnus of the Year for 2005
4/25/2006:  Leadership teacher John Maxwell shares secrets for success
4/25/2006:  Alumni Association to honor John and Diane Duncum of College Station
4/25/2006:  Third annual Rachel Blasingame Educational Memorial Golf Tournament to take place in June
4/21/2006:  Students, alumni collaborate for Centennial Pops performance
4/21/2006:  Elshtain lectures feature Harry Potter, higher ed, more
4/19/2006:  Local educators, others honored at annual Morlan Award Dinner
4/19/2006:  Centennial Pops Concert a true family affair
4/18/2006:  Leadership expert John Maxwell to speak at ACU April 25
4/18/2006:  Church of Christ leadership forum to take place at Highland Oaks church
4/16/2006:  Speaker Series to feature political philosopher Jean Bethke Elshtain
4/15/2006:  Robin Roberts enamors ACU crowd
4/14/2006:  Past business department chair receives alumni award from University of Arkansas
4/14/2006:  ACU alumnus receives Magazine Photographer of the Year Award
4/13/2006:  ACU WorldWide launches two new master's degree programs online, uses Apple video iPod technology as study tool
4/13/2006:  Faculty, staff awards presented at ACU appreciation celebration
4/11/2006:  Ag Department to conduct all-school rodeo, concert proceeds to benefit toddler's liver surgery
4/7/2006:  Alumni to be honored in double Distinguished Alumni Citation ceremony
4/5/2006:  Teacher job fair to bring school districts, employment to Abilene students
4/4/2006:  New business course explores economic development of poverty-stricken countries, guest speakers discuss Afghanistan
4/4/2006:  Religion and modern life
4/3/2006:  “Good Morning America’s” Robin Roberts to speak Saturday
4/2/2006:  New Library Commons to open April 12
4/2/2006:  ElderLink Forum to take place in Houston April 29
3/31/2006:  Dr. James Orval Filbeck, longtime professor of education, dies
3/31/2006:  ACU to honor Charme Robarts with alumni citation
3/28/2006:  Soulforce visit to ACU marked by respectful, peaceful dialogue
3/27/2006:  ACU Wind Ensemble to perform at regional conference
3/24/2006:  Soulforce Equality Ride to stop at ACU
3/22/2006:  Abilene Educational Supply launches ministry resource site
3/21/2006:  ACU’s Graduate School of Theology to present "Theology in the Christian University" conference
3/20/2006:  Branson, Mo., plane crash claims ACU Trustee, wife
3/20/2006:  Music faculty to perform collaborative recital Friday in WPAC
3/17/2006:  TRIO week to spotlight academic support programs at ACU
3/16/2006:  Neighborly Projects
3/14/2006:  ACU alumni, students, friends go extra miles this week for Wildcat Week of Service
3/10/2006:  Spring Break sparks service for ACU students
3/10/2006:  Dan Garrett receives AEP certification
3/9/2006:  Grammy nominee Casting Crowns to perform in Moody Coliseum
3/6/2006:  Good Morning America host to speak at ACU in April
3/2/2006:  Deputy commerce secretary keynote speaker at COBA Emerging Leaders Conference
3/1/2006:  Norris captivates capacity crowd at ACU
3/1/2006:  ACU students, alumni give Spring Break time for Wildcat Week of Service
2/28/2006:  Yale professor, best-selling author to speak at ACU
2/27/2006:  Wednesday presentation to coax students to choose a career field
2/24/2006:  Professors conduct study of black farmers, injustice
2/24/2006:  S.E. "Sam" McReynolds Jr., professor emeritus of mathematics, dies
2/24/2006:  Soulforce Equality Ride plans stop at ACU on seven-week bus tour
2/23/2006:  Board of Trustees approves 2006-2007 budget
2/22/2006:  ACU presents six Hashknife Awards
2/22/2006:  Don Crisp receives 2005 Outstanding Alumnus of the Year Award
2/22/2006:  Reputable percussion ensemble to perform in WPAC, part of Department of Music Guest Artist Series
2/22/2006:  Abilene Christian University presented 100 “Change the World” awards
2/19/2006:  Ruth Stevens, wife of John C. Stevens and former instructor, dies
2/17/2006:  Collaborative audiovisual service to take place at Lectureship
2/17/2006:  ACU to present Don Crisp Outstanding Alumnus of the Year award
2/16/2006:  ACU Bible Lectureship to focus on truth this spring; lectures moving to fall
2/14/2006:  Jane Eyre musical takes stage as ACU's Winter Dinner Theatre
2/10/2006:  Healthy Relationships Week to focus on “Sacred Relationships”
2/10/2006:  ACU chapter of Society of Physics Students receives award of excellence
2/10/2006:  Sing Song 2006 celebrates anniversary year with 1,200 students producing "The 50th Show”
2/8/2006:  ACU to host 'Invisible Children' documentary discussion
2/3/2006:  Junior Cheerleading Camp set for Feb. 25
2/3/2006:  Dr. Dickie Hill receives award from Texas School Health Association
2/3/2006:  ACU names Slade Sullivan general counsel
2/3/2006:  Manning shines in Shrine Game
2/1/2006:  Dr. Harold Wilkinson, longtime professor of education, dies
2/1/2006:  Kathleen Norris to speak at ACU as part of Centennial Speaker Series
1/26/2006:  Essence of Ebony presents ninth annual black history production
1/26/2006:  Popular Texas economist to address local/area economy
1/25/2006:  Math and Sciences Celebration scheduled for Jan. 27-28
1/25/2006:  Investigative reporter Jerry Mitchell to speak at ACU
1/23/2006:  One-day conference to equip professionals with leadership skills
1/18/2006:  Sandra Morrow to receive Distinguished Alumni Citation
1/12/2006:  Interior design program to offer seminar
1/11/2006:  Leadership Summit offers unique learning experience