College of Education and Human Services

The College of Education and Human Services at Abilene Christian University equips you to use your strengths and passions in service to others. From the departments of Social Work to Kinesiology and Nutrition, and Education to Communication Sciences and Disorders, you will be empowered to study and learn from the best in scholarship—and then apply that knowledge through experiential learning.

The College of Education and Human Services at Abilene Christian University equips you to use your strengths and passions in service to others. From the departments of Social Work to Kinesiology and Nutrition, and Education to Communication Sciences and Disorders, you will be empowered to study and learn from the best in scholarship—and then apply that knowledge through experiential learning.

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Alumni Spotlight

FILLING THE GAP

Zach Garza knows what it’s like to grow up without a father. Thanks to his experience at ACU, he also knows the profound difference mentors can make in a young man’s life. Those two life lessons inspired him to found a nonprofit, Forerunner Mentoring, which is impacting his community in big ways.

FILLING THE GAP

Zach Garza knows what it’s like to grow up without a father. Thanks to his experience at ACU, he also knows the profound difference mentors can make in a young man’s life. Those two life lessons inspired him to found a nonprofit, Forerunner Mentoring, which is impacting his community in big ways.

College of Education and Human Services News

ACU occupational therapy program partners with Hendrick

A partnership between Abilene Christian University and Hendrick Health is providing new equipment and facilities to ACU’s occupational therapy program and offering education and resources to Hendrick clinicians. ACU’s Department of Occupational Therapy and Hendrick Health signed an agreement last year in which Hendrick will donate $75,000 to ACU across three years. That gift has … Continued

meda bow

Nutrition major finds internship, calling at ACU

When Meda Bow was 12, her family moved from the U.S. to South Africa. That’s when she saw firsthand how important the science of nutrition could be. Her mother was a kinesiology professor, now retired, and her father an agricultural researcher. In South Africa, the family lived on a farm in a rural area where … Continued

ACU social work group plans mobile food pantry for college students

A team from Abilene Christian University’s School of Social Work, in partnership with the Community Foundation of Abilene and other local organizations, is planning to address food insecurity among a population not often associated with food insecurity: college students. The work is being conducted through ACU’s Institute for Social and Community Development and will address … Continued

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