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Cheer from Anywhere: ACU Athletics — Go Wildcats!

By on October 18, 2017 in Student life with 0 Comments
Cheer from Anywhere: ACU Athletics — Go Wildcats!

  Abilene Christian University has a thriving athletics program. Part of NCAA Division I and a member of the Southland Conference, we offer 16 collegiate sports for men and women. We’re proud of our Wildcat athletes, as they’ve won more national team championships than all but four universities in the nation—while also working hard in […]

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MBA Program Student Spotlight: Bre Otero

By on October 5, 2017 in ACU Programs, Student life with 0 Comments
MBA Program Student Spotlight: Bre Otero

Bre Otero always felt called to be a leader. To achieve this, she also knew she wanted to earn a graduate degree, but she wasn’t sure when and how she could fit it in. After Bre earned her bachelor’s degree in business administration in 2011 (from University of North Texas), she worked in her field […]

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MHA Jobs Are in Demand: A Growing Need for Healthcare Administrators

By on September 29, 2017 in ACU Programs with 0 Comments
MHA Jobs Are in Demand: A Growing Need for Healthcare Administrators

When you picture yourself leading a team, where do you see yourself? A bustling wing in a medical center? A tree-lined residential community, where patients live on site? A hometown practice? It’s nice to have options, and the knowledge and skills you’ll develop while earning your MHA give you plenty of choices. If you’re a […]

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Market Snapshot: Doctor of Nursing Practice

By on September 20, 2017 in Careers with 0 Comments
Market Snapshot: Doctor of Nursing Practice

  As the healthcare landscape becomes more complex, the demand for more advanced leaders and practitioners rises. This is especially true in the nursing field. As early as 2004, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) called for a higher level of preparation for nurses. The organization recommended that positions once requiring a master’s […]

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Vocational Formation at ACU: Finding Your Purpose and Passion

By on September 13, 2017 in Careers, Christianity with 0 Comments
Vocational Formation at ACU: Finding Your Purpose and Passion

  “Vocation is the place where your deep gladness meets the world’s deep need.” That quote from theologian and writer Frederick Buechner rings true of what a Christian education can help you find. At ACU, you can discover and develop your calling through vocational formation. What is Vocational Formation? Vocational formation is all about finding […]

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ACU on Facebook: Finding Sunday Inspiration

By on September 6, 2017 in Christianity, Student life with 0 Comments
ACU on Facebook: Finding Sunday Inspiration

  On campus, we love to gather for fellowship in chapel. Social media allows us to join together in a different way.  We love engaging with our ACU family on Facebook, whether it’s keeping students and families up to date with ACU happenings or posting new and historic photos of our campus and its people. […]

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How to Succeed as an Online Student at ACU

By on August 30, 2017 in Student life with 0 Comments
How to Succeed as an Online Student at ACU

At ACU, we want you to be the best student you can be. Here are some of our top tips for succeeding in an online learning environment. Get the Right Tools First things first. If you’re taking courses online, you’ll need the right tools and technology. While requirements for each class differ, our ACU Online […]

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What It Means to Be an Exceptional Leader in a Medical Setting

By on August 23, 2017 in Careers with 0 Comments
What It Means to Be an Exceptional Leader in a Medical Setting

Doctors. Nurses. Technicians. Support staff. Everyone contributing in a healthcare organization affects patients and their families in some way.   Providing quality care and running efficient, sustainable, safe, and compliant organizations takes effective leadership. The traits of effective top executives are common across industries, and some of these qualities and practices can stand out even […]

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3 Industries Facing a Labor Shortage…and How ACU Can Help

By on August 16, 2017 in ACU Programs, Careers with 0 Comments
3 Industries Facing a Labor Shortage…and How ACU Can Help

The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) reported in 2016 that nearly 70 percent of HR professionals experienced challenging recruiting conditions. Hiring issues include skills shortages, insufficient work experience, and, in some cases, lack of educational credentials. Industries in which hiring managers are seeing a greater need for workers with advanced degrees include nursing, social […]

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What Makes ACU Online Different from the Rest?

By on August 9, 2017 in ACU Programs with 0 Comments
What Makes ACU Online Different from the Rest?

When searching for an online graduate program, you likely have must-haves and nice-to-haves, needs and wants. No matter what your deciding factors may be, though, it’s a decision that takes careful consideration. We know you have many choices when it comes to online courses, and we’re happy your search brought you here to ACU Online. […]

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