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Spiritual Formation Credits double community service activities

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Posted on May 27, 2016 | Filed under News | No comment

Two semesters after the Office of Student Development initiated Spiritual Formation Event Credits, the number of students involved in community service more than doubled. In Spring 2015, only 91 students participated in community service, but the number of students rose to 260 in spring 2016, according to data released by the Office of Student Development. Called […]

Wildcats softball trio takes one more swing

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Posted on May 6, 2016 | Filed under News | No comment

As seniors Demi McNulty, Cara Hoover and Julia Montoya gear up for their last weekend donning the purple and white, the three reminisce on some of their favorite moments from their four years of memories. McNulty, who plans to achieve a masters degree in athletic administration said she will never forget when redshirt sophomore Hannah Null threw […]

Students arrested on felony drug charges

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Posted on May 5, 2016 | Filed under News | No comment

Two students were arrested Tuesday at their home two blocks from campus on drug-related charges, according to the Abilene Police Department. The APD Special Operations Division executed a search warrant at 10:33 a.m. at a residence on the 500 block of E.N. 23rd Street. During the search, Abilene police arrested Brendan Pierre Richelet, junior marketing major from Coppell, […]

Annie retires from omelet station

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Posted on May 5, 2016 | Filed under News | No comment

Annie Capers left behind her pan, assorted vegetables and devoted omelet-lovers when she retired from the World Famous Bean three weeks ago. Though she made hundreds of cheese-covered egg creations each day, Annie often remembered individual students’ usual orders. She called students “baby” and was quick with the words “love you.” “She was tired,” said Darryl Karp, food service […]

Substitute hired as permanent jazz director

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Posted on May 5, 2016 | Filed under News | No comment

The Department of Music hired a new jazz director, Mike Rogers, to direct the jazz programs and instruct music theory courses permanently this year. Rogers, a graduate student from the University of North Texas, was previously hired as one of the many jazz substitutes since Derek Brown, former Jazz Director, left ACU to pursue a […]

Track closes out season in Corpus for Southland Championships

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Posted on May 4, 2016 | Filed under News | No comment

As students head home for the summer, the ACU track and field teams head to Corpus Christi for the Southland Conference Outdoor Championships which will be the cap to an outstanding season for many of the athletes. All 13 teams will be at the Dr. Jack Dugan Soccer and Track stadium located on the Texas A&M […]

Puppies, dunk tank relieve students for Dead Day

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Posted on May 3, 2016 | Filed under News | No comment

Students relaxed the Monday of finals week at Dead Day events on campus and at The Grace Museum. The Grace hosted its second semi-annual College De-Stress Day where students could view the museum’s exhibits, drink coffee, visit with service dogs and snap pictures at a photo booth for free. “We tried it on a whim last […]

The Grace hosts College De-stress day

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Posted on May 2, 2016 | Filed under News | No comment

The Grace Museum will have its second semi annual College De-stress day Monday. College De-stress day began Dec. 7, 2015, Dead Day of the fall 2015 semester. The event began as a double effort by the Grace to help students either take a study break or study in a different environment. “I’m an ACU alum, and […]

Completed memorial honors the late McDaniel

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Posted on May 2, 2016 | Filed under News | No comment

At only 4 feet tall, the purple-blossoming vitex tree doesn’t provide much shade yet. But together with a limestone bench, the little tree creates a serene spot to remember former Wildcat, Colby McDaniel. The Students’ Association, ACU facilities and friends of the late McDaniel partnered to build a memorial just in time for her older sister […]

Athletics announce Bingham as Barnier’s successor

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Posted on May 2, 2016 | Filed under News,Sports | No comment

ACU athletics ushered in a new era Monday morning when it announced associate head coach at Liberty University, Lance Bingham, as the 19th head coach of the Wildcats’ track and field program. He takes over a program that has won 54 team national championships at the NCAA level, which is more than any other track and field […]

Video: JMC Network Newscast – April 29, 2016

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Posted on April 29, 2016 | Filed under Multimedia,News,Videos | No comment

First, ACU honors alumnus Max Lucado at the 50th annual Friends of ACU Library celebration, then the class of 2016 is sent off with a candlelight devo at the annual Senior Send-Off. Next, a look at the tennis team’s performance at the Ojai Tournament, highlights from baseball’s match at Texas Tech and track and field’s […]

Task force reviews stewardship code, LGBT conduct

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Posted on April 29, 2016 | Filed under News | No comment

A task force established by the university’s administration is in the process of reevaluating university policies dealing with sexual conduct under a framework provided by the Board of Trustees earlier this semester. Once finished, members of the task force will advise the Senior Leadership Team on whether to change the policy or leave it as […]