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Professor reflects on lament in new book

Dr. Glenn Pemberton has written a book titled Hurting with God addressing the need for Christians to be honest with God about their pain. Hurting with God, which was published in June of this year, focuses only on the lament psalms that make up 40 percent of the 150 psalms in the Bible. “When we […]

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Vocalists win in national competition

Twenty-nine ACU music students competed in the National Association of Teachers of Singing in Denton. Fourteen ACU students made it to the semi-finals and three won in their respective categories. Dr. Rick Piersall, assistant professor of voice, opera and music history, said NATS is the major professional organization for teachers of singing in the United […]

Chapel tribute honors veterans

ACU honored those who have served and those currently serving in the military with a special Chapel tribute in Moody Coliseum on Monday. American flags, provided by Prosperity Bank, surrounded the entrance of Moody Coliseum. War Veterans from Abilene and the families of veteran’s attended the tribute along with many ACU students. ACU’s A Cappella […]

Student acts to entertain in Ethnos

The annual Ethnos cultural show will take place on Friday and Saturday with the goal of celebrating the diverse range of cultures represented by ACU’s student body. People attending Ethnos will see many different acts representing a wide array of cultures and countries. The acts will be performed by groups such as the Chinese Scholar […]

Grad School looks to increase awareness

Graduate School Awareness Week will take place Monday-Thursday and will  conduct events to provide information about ACU’s graduate programs as well as programs from colleges throughout the country. According to ACU’s website for the graduate school, the events include an opportunity to meet Tuesday with graduate admissions at the Learning Commons, where free burritos from […]

Big Brothers Big Sisters to raise money with ninth annual fundraiser

The Big Brothers Big Sisters program in Abilene is having their ninth annual Bowl for Kids’ Sake fundraising event on Nov. 10. Big Brothers Big Sisters matches adult volunteers with children aged 6-18 and has been in Abilene since 1978. Bowl for Kids’ Sake, one of eight fundraising events held by Big Brothers Big Sisters, […]

Admin renovating to prepare for Ag move

Workers are renovating portions of the Hardin Administration Building and plan to upgrade the Zona Luce Building in anticipation of moving the School of Nursing into Zona Luce. Scot Colley, executive director of risk management and construction, said the renovations in the ad building are being made in the first floor of the southwest wing […]

Religious diversity increases while Church of Christ affiliation decreases

The number of students claiming a Church of Christ affiliation has been decreasing as ACU’s student body continues to become more religiously diverse. According to the Office of Institutional Effectiveness, the percentage of students with a Church of Christ affiliation this year is 45.6 percent, a decrease from 2008 when it was 57.9 percent. As […]

Moses named new director of Leadership Camps

The Center for Christian Service and Leadership has hired David Moses as the new director of ACU Leadership Camps. ACU Leadership Camps, such as Kadesh or MPulse, are for children ranging from pre-school to high school. Moses, a former youth minister of 18 years, has been an avid participator in the Leadership Camps for years. […]

Heflin’s new book to prevent falling out of windows

Dr. Houston Heflin, assistant professor of Bible, missions and ministry, has written a new book, “Teaching Eutychus”, to encourage new methods of teaching that will keep students interested in class. Eutychus, the name in the title, is the young man in Acts who, while Paul was speaking, fell asleep and tumbled from a window and […]

COBA tries out new Venture with teamwork

The Venture Out program that is a part of the Introduction to Business class is using a new format this year. Students are not selling a tangible product but instead working with a conceptualized idea. All freshman business majors participate in the Venture Out program when they take Intro to Business. Traditionally, in the Venture […]

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