Wildlife’s OBSESSION with Calvin Klein

by   |  04.29.14  |  Uncategorized

coyoteRecently, the A&E Department has been doing some intriguing research. You might even call it aromatic.

The theory is that Calvin Klein’s fragrance OBSESSION for men can be used to attract wildlife. More »

60th ACU Rodeo Breaks Records

by   |  04.08.14  |  Uncategorized

Four guys wrestling a steer.The 60th Annual ACU Rodeo was one for the record books, setting new highs in attendance and participation! Students, ACU faculty and children alike got in on the action this year.

Zeta Rho took home the gold for girls and the men of Trojans did likewise for the guys. Grace Mason and Connor Mills championed the individual events. The teams of ACU faculty members that competed “did great and were fun to watch,” said Sara Bishop, sophomore animal science major. Four year old, Jake Warner, son of A&E student Kevin Warner, even attempted to ride a goat, said Bryce Gerlach, senior environmental science and wildlife major. More »

Three more Weekend Campaigns planned

by   |  02.26.14  |  Uncategorized

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ACU and Abilenians work at Cedar Creek

by   |  02.18.14  |  Uncategorized

Trailer full of tires pulled from Cedar Creek.

Students and members of the Abilene community clean up a dumpsite for the Cedar Creek Waterway project. (Optimist photo by Brittany Jackson)

By Micah Hermsdorf
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Department sells eggs, beef for fundraiser

by   |  02.18.14  |  Uncategorized

Chicken behind fence.

ACU students spend time growing crops and taking care of animals at the ACU Farm. (Optimist photo by Wyatt Morgan)

By Grace Coan
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A&E Alum Helping with Philippines Disaster Relief

by   |  11.20.13  |  Uncategorized

In November, Alex Wann, a 2010 graduate of ACU’s A&E Department, was called to help with disaster relief after super typhoon Yolando hit the Philippines. Wann has been working with Samaritan’s Purse in Bolivia with water quality.

Wann worked at the Samaritan’s Purse base in Tacloban City, which was hit very hard by the storm. His work included water, sanitation and hygiene, but focused on sanitation. Wann said “these kinds of interventions are critical in the aftermath of such a disaster to prevent the spread of disease.” Wann said the work would be intense and communication would be scarce, but he was excited to see what God would do through this situation. More »

Second Annual ACU Barn Dance

by   |  11.18.13  |  Uncategorized

On Saturday November 9, the AES Club along with the Block and Brittle Club hosted the second annual ACU Barn Dance at ACU’s Rhoden Farm. The event was a huge success. The dance started at 7:00 PM and lasted until 10:30 PM. Over 120 students attended the dance. All of the proceeds from the event went to fund the AES and Block and Brittle Clubs.

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Homecoming 2013 Awards

by   |  11.11.13  |  Uncategorized

At our Homecoming BBQ on Saturday October 19, Dr. James A. Coalson was awarded the Outstanding Alumni of the Year and Austin and Katie Shero were recognized as this year’s Young Professionals. More »

Happy Happy Happy Homecoming!

by   |  11.05.13  |  Uncategorized

The A&E Department brought home the gold in this year’s homecoming parade winning first place in the non-social club division. The overarching theme of this year’s homecoming festivities was the ACU Dynasty. From there the bright minds in our department came up with the idea to theme our float after one of the hottest (and hairiest) topics in pop culture today: Duck Dynasty. Kayla Hanning, a Freshman Animal Science major, is credited with coming up with this brilliant idea. Kayla said when she heard of the ACU Dynasty theme she thought “Who better to do Duck Dynasty than Ag?” Kayla watches the show almost every week and her favorite character is Mrs. Kay. More »

Medina Children’s Home Trip

by   |  10.22.13  |  Uncategorized

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Photo by Dr. Nicodemus.

Every year for the past nine years, our department has taken a trip to the Medina Children’s Home to serve the Children’s Home and the kids that live there. The trip began when house parents from Medina invited us to come and do different service projects such as cleaning vacant cottages, working livestock, gathering pecans, painting, mowing and organizing food pantries and clothing donations. More »