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Four students involved in rollover accident

Four ACU students were injured in a rollover accident on Loop 322 near Highway 36 just before 9 p.m. Sunday.
The students are Philomena DeHoyos from Seguin, Kristopher Normand from Fort Knox, Kentucky, Shalina Sadruddin from Carrollton and Michelle Weidenaar from Arvada, Colorado.
The students were sent to Hendrick Medical Center.
Anna Koistinen, freshman journalism and mass communication [...]

Student biker hit by car

A vehicle hit an ACU sophomore nursing major on a bike at the crosswalk of Campus Court and EN 16th Street, sending him to the hospital this morning.
A SUV hit the student while he was biking across the street, causing the student to fly off the bike, said Sydney Wooton, eyewitness and junior social work [...]

ACU accepts invitation from Southland

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.

ACUPD arrest three suspects in robbery, burglary

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 [...]

No decision made yet on iPad mandate

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 [...]

Miller moved to Hendrick Hospice Care

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 [...]

ACU student hit by car and hospitalized

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 respond to bus accident

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, [...]

One dead, many injured in ACU bus accident

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 [...]

Photo Gallery: Bus crash claims life of student, injures many

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, [...]

Video: ACU officials comment on fatal bus crash

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

Varner announces resignation

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, [...]