The ACU Board of Trustees and administrators have decided to accept the invitation from the Southland Conference to transition into NCAA Division I status.
The official announcement will be made Saturday, Aug. 25 at 12:30 p.m. at a press conference in the Hunter Welcome Center.
The ACU Police Department arrested three suspects in an armed robbery outside of Barret Hall on June 11. The arrests came that evening, less than 12 hours after the incident occurred.
Devin Jerone Tate, 18, Joshua Lynn Jiminez, 22, and Anthony Jermaine Rocha, 17 were arrested and booked into the Taylor County Jail, according to an [...]
The decision to require all full-time ACU undergrad students to have an iPad by August 2013 has yet to be made.
Team 55 sent an email to rising juniors encouraging them to choose the iPad option from the Mobile Learning Initiative because all full-time undergrads will be required to have an iPad in the fall of [...]
UPDATE: Pat Miller woke from the coma Saturday evening. Emmett Miller posted on Facebook at 9:30 that she was responsive and asking about people.
“Still not sure what has happened,” he wrote. “Keep praying.”
Pat Miller, who was involved in the Nov. 4 bus accident, has been transferred to Hendrick Hospice in Abilene from Shannon Medical Center [...]
An ACU student was hit by a car Friday while crossing Judge Ely Boulevard.
The female student, who’s name has not yet been released, attempted to cross the street in front of Taylor Elementary School. The outside lanes yielded to the pedestrians but the inside lane did not. Police officers said that the cars had the [...]
Students were shocked when news broke on campus that students and faculty were involved in a bus accident this afternoon.
A total of 16 ACU-affiliated passengers, including students, faculty and the spouse of a faculty member, were on their way to Medina Children’s Home for a service project when their 24-passenger bus rolled off the highway, [...]
Anabel Reid, 19-year-old sophomore environmental science major from Petersburg, was pronounced dead at the scene after an accident on U.S. Highway 83 near Ballinger involving a shuttle bus transporting 12 Department of Agriculture and Environmental Science students, three faculty members and a faculty spouse from ACU to Medina.
The one-vehicle accident occurred about nine miles south [...]
16 students and faculty from the ACU Department of Agricultural and Environmental Sciences were traveling to the Medina Children’s Home for their annual service trip. Their bus drifted off the highway, flipped end-over-end into the right-hand ditch and landed on it’s wheels with almost the entire body ripped away from the frame. Anabel Reid, 19, [...]
ACU police chief Jimmy Ellison and public relations director Grant Rampy hold a press conference to comment on a fatal bus crash involving students and faculty.
Video/editing by Philip Miranda
Jeanine Varner, provost of the university, announced this morning she will be stepping down from her position, effective this fall.
“I am sorry to announce that at the end of this academic year, I will complete my service as ACU’s Provost,” Varner said in an email sent out today. “I have loved working with the capable, [...]
Vickie Smith, instructor of English, died Saturday after a battle with cancer.
Smith graduated from Midwestern State University in 1972 with a bachelor’s degree. She earned her master’s from ACU in 1992, and began teaching full time at ACU in 1995.
Dr. Phil Schubert, president, informed faculty and staff of Smith’s passing Saturday evening in an e-mail. [...]
A pipe burst in Zellner Hall Thursday morning, flooding the building’s third floor and crashing the university’s server.
Zane Dennis, executive director of facilities and campus development, said a hot water pipe running to an air conditioning unit froze and burst, causing the flood.
“When you have extreme temperatures like this, all of our weaknesses are exposed,” [...]