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Student Spotlight: Zarur De Leon-Torres, Master’s of Health Administration (MHA)

By on December 13, 2017 in Student life with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Zarur De Leon-Torres, Master’s of Health Administration (MHA)

Zarur De Leon-Torres is a Navy Reservist and a full-time student in ACU Online’s Master of Health Administration (MHA) program. As a Navy corpsman, Zarur worked in field medicine; a role similar to an EMT. Later, he had some specialized training in Naval dentistry, an experience that inspired him to consider becoming a dentist. With […]

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Student Spotlight: Mason Norman, Master of Divinity (M.Div)

By on November 29, 2017 in ACU Programs, Christianity with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Mason Norman, Master of Divinity (M.Div)

  Mason Norman’s goal was to teach ministry at the college level, but to do so in the United States, he’d need a Ph.D. So he got creative. In April 2016, less than two months after getting married, Mason and his wife Haley, moved to a new continent. Mason, who earned his undergraduate degree in […]

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Small Island, Big Difference: Student Spotlight — Meghan Tanuvasa, Master’s of Conflict Management and Resolution

By on November 15, 2017 in ACU Programs with 3 Comments
Small Island, Big Difference: Student Spotlight —  Meghan Tanuvasa, Master’s of Conflict Management and Resolution

“I want to be a peacemaker. On this island.” Those are the words—and dream—of Meghan Tanuvasa, a student in ACU Online’s Master’s of Conflict Management and Resolution program. Meghan says while many of her peers from U.S. territories often stay in the mainland United States after college, her goal was always to return home to […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Michael Landry, Nursing

Faculty Spotlight: Michael Landry, Nursing

Adjunct faculty member Michael Landry grew up in a family full of medical professionals. As a kid, he always admired his teachers. Working as an educator in the healthcare field seemed a natural fit. His original plan was to complete medical school, but his aunt—a certified registered nurse anesthetists  at New Orleans VA—inspired him to […]

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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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