Student Alumni Association used student input in the celebration of National Philanthropy Day.
On Feb. 27 the Student Alumni Association partnered with Case ASAP and set up three stations located in the Brown Library, Moody Coliseum and the Campus Center, involving students by asking them to write down on purple Post-it Notes specific reasons why they [...]
ACU’s school color is purple, but a new partnership with Cenergistic Energy Conservation Company is looking to make campus little more green.
ACU has entered a five-year contract with Cenergistic in an effort to conserve energy on campus.
Cenergistic is an energy conservation company that works within schools, churches and healthcare institutions to save energy and money on their [...]
Students’ Association and the Association for Computing Machinery collaborated to change the voting system on campus from ballots to an online site. Rather than heading to the Campus Center in person, students will soon be able to vote during elections through the internet.
The ACU voting website is still in beta testing but will be implemented [...]
The ACU Rodeo is back again for another year of steer saddling and calf scrambling. Members of Alpha Epsilon Sigma club, part of the Agriculture and Environmental Science department, will be in the Campus Center after Chapel until 1 p.m. encouraging students to register.
The 59th ACU Rodeo will take place at the Taylor County Expo [...]
Jeffrey Wendling (’71) visited campus on Thursday to advocate the expansion of ACU’s criminal justice major.
Wendling was the first person to graduate ACU with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. The programs has existed for more than 30 years, drawing in students and educating them to go on to various careers, in federal, [...]
The traditional Spring Break Campaigns that have taken place for more than 40 years will not happen this year.
Dr. Jan Meyer, interim vice president of Student life and dean of students, said while more than 100 students will participate in other campaigns during the break, this year’s Spring Break Campaigns will not be like past [...]
The ACU Board of Trustees welcomed three new board members during its meeting Sing Song weekend.
Rick Atchley, Bill Minick, and Marelyn B. Shedd were voted to the university’s governing body and officially began their terms on Feb. 15. They help comprise the 32 members of the Board of Trustees.
Marelyn B. Shedd
For 25 years, Atchley has served [...]
Students’ Association passed a new bill that will fund an online voting initiative.
SA president Dylan Benac, senior political science major from Boerne, said online voting has been brought before Congress before but never proved successful.
In 2004 Congress voted against an online voting site. A few years ago SA tried a voting app that did not work.
Political unrest in Ukraine surges on, and even though Jeremiah’s Hope has not been affected physically, its mission efforts could be impacted.
Jeremiah’s Hope is a nonprofit organization based in the Ukraine that works with at-risk children.
Andrew Kelly, co-founder of Jeremiah’s Hope, graduated in 2001 from ACU and moved to the Ukraine in 2004 where he [...]
The third annual Miss Frontier Texas competition began last month and the individual contests will continue until the second week of April.
On Feb. 18 contestants gathered at Frontier Texas to compete on their Texas History knowledge and how to cook on a Dutch oven.
The next competition is March 22 and is the “Saddle and Shoot” [...]
After 27 years, Dr. James Langford, director of technology education, takes his final bow at ACU as he retires and plans to move to California.
“I’ve loved it here. It’s been a great place to work,” Langford said.
Langford and his wife plan on moving to California.
“We’re going to live on the same property as my son, [...]
A promising new start-up company, run partly by three ACU graduates, aims to help businesses track their influence and content on social media.
SocialRest was founded by Clay Selby, a 2011 ACU graduate with a degree in IT entrepreneurship. He pitched the original idea for the company in Nov. 2012 at a conference for start-up businesses [...]