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Section F brings fan energy back to basketball

Perhaps it was the presence of an ESPN crew, broadcasting games from Moody Coliseum to a nationwide audience Jan. 25 for the first time ever. Maybe it was the Chapel credit for attending. It could just be a new-found, long-overdue interest once more in basketball. Whether one or all three, the re-emergence of students sitting … Continued

Fullerton’s exploits live on, four decades later

Every student has a story. Raymon Fullerton (’73) has more than most. The Second Glance essay in the Fall-Winter 2013 issue of ACU Today magazine provides the campus legend an opportunity to explain himself and several of the memorable stunts he and a band of merry-makers pulled as students at Abilene Christian University more than … Continued

Tiffany exhibit features lecture by Dr. Ian Fair

“In Company With Angels” an exhibit of historic stained glass windows created by Louis Comfort Tiffany are on display in Waco, Texas, through January at the Lee Lockwood Scottish Rite Library and Museum. Dr. Ian Fair (’68), ACU adjunct professor of New Testament, is a featured speaker there Tuesday, Jan. 21 at 5:45 p.m. in … Continued

Bryan’s show featured tonight in Dallas gallery

Five silent short films by award-winning graphic designer, photographer and filmmaker Paul Bryan (’05) will be presented at 8:15 p.m. tonight in “Believe It Anyway!” in the Heidt/Hall Theater at the McKinney Avenue Contemporary art gallery in Dallas’ Uptown District (3120 McKinney Avenue, 214-953-1212). The films depict five stories from the Old Testament: creation, the flood, … Continued

The best internships are enriched by alumni

Some of the most valuable internships Abilene Christian University students enjoy are those made possible by ACU alumni. The cover story of ACU Today magazine’s new Fall-Winter 2013 issue is “The Power of Internships” and chronicles the experiences of students last summer from Abilene to Africa, and beyond. One of them was served by Caroline Nikolaus, … Continued

Haley tells grads: Be crazy, courageous, patient

Joyce (Williams ’03 M.S.) Haley, instructor of journalism and mass communication, and faculty advisor to Morris & Mitchell, Abilene Christian University’s student-run advertising/public relations agency, was the featured speaker at December Commencement, held Dec. 13 in Moody Coliseum. Selected in May 2013 as Abilene Christian’s Teacher of the Year, she earned a bachelor’s degree from Pepperdine University … Continued

Aaron, Grinch, Santa bring Christmas to ACU

A winter storm watch was on the horizon for the upcoming weekend, but Mother Nature cooperated once again Monday night with a delightful early winter evening for Abilene Christian University’s second annual Mingle and Jingle Christmas celebration under the West Texas stars. About 3,500 people, including more than 400 top high school seniors admitted for the … Continued

Rolando Diaz joins Laura Bush in charity event

Three Abilene Christian University alumni recently teamed with former first lady Laura Bush to raise money to aid families in crisis in the Fort Worth area. Bush spoke Oct. 11 at the 25th annual Hearts and Hope Gala. The dinner raised money for the Community Enrichment Center in North Richland Hills, a non-profit including one … Continued

ACU teams with AHS on Eagle Writing Center

Students at Abilene High School have a unique opportunity to improve their writing skills through peer tutoring, as a result of collaboration between the high school and Abilene Christian University. The Eagle Writing Center, which opened in August, was the brainchild of James McGee, who teaches Advanced Placement Literature and Composition at AHS and also … Continued

Morgan profiled during Veterans Day Tribute

A large and spirited crowd gathered Monday at 11 a.m. for Abilene Christian University’s annual Veterans Day Tribute. Patriotic and reflective music by the Big Purple Band and a video presentation profiling a World War II pilot with ACU roots were the highlights of the event, which including the traditional unfurling of the university’s large … Continued