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Online Learning and Graduation: Can Online Students Attend Graduation Ceremonies?

By on September 21, 2018 in About ACU, Student life with 0 Comments
Online Learning and Graduation: Can Online Students Attend Graduation Ceremonies?

Graduation is a crucial milestone of the college experience. Whether students attend classes online or in a classroom, they desire a final ceremony in which they and their fellow students can celebrate their academic journey and accomplishments. This important ritual should not be limited to on-campus students only. It’s just as important for online students […]

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Distraction Free Studying: How to Quit Wasting Time On the Internet

By on September 14, 2018 in Student life with 0 Comments
Distraction Free Studying: How to Quit Wasting Time On the Internet

The internet has opened so many doors for us all — including the ability to take online classes and study from the comfort of our homes. Unfortunately, however, it can also be a very easy place to waste time. How many times have you sat down to write a paper, study for a test, or […]

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How to Stay Motivated While Taking Online Classes

By on June 15, 2018 in Student life with 0 Comments
How to Stay Motivated While Taking Online Classes

Going online for your degree program seems like the perfect fit for starting your graduate degree journey. After all, you are already busy with family and career, so there is no way you have time to physically go to class. When you actually get into your program, however, you may find that it’s a little […]

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A Century-Old Tradition: ACU Through the Years

By on January 10, 2018 in About ACU, Student life with 0 Comments
A Century-Old Tradition: ACU Through the Years

When A.B. Barret and Charles Roberson first dreamed up the idea of building a new school in West Texas, they couldn’t have imagined that 100 years later people would be earning degrees in both Abilene AND from afar thanks to technological advances. As an ACU Online student, whether you live near campus or are taking […]

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Student Spotlight: Zarur De Leon-Torres, Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

By on December 13, 2017 in Student life with 1 Comment
Student Spotlight: Zarur De Leon-Torres, Master of Healthcare Administration (MHA)

Zarur De Leon-Torres is a Navy Reservist and a full-time student in ACU Online’s Master of Healthcare 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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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 the […]

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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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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. We […]

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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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Why Spring is a Time to Shine in Online Christian ACU Graduate Courses: 10 Tips To Put a Spring in Your Steps

By on April 12, 2017 in Student life with 0 Comments
Why Spring is a Time to Shine in Online Christian ACU Graduate Courses: 10 Tips To Put a Spring in Your Steps

Spring has officially begun, and the cold days of winter and the accompanying winter blues will be over! The months between Christmas and before the onset of warmer weather is often a time when people feel unmotivated with little energy to tackle the tasks necessary to complete their graduate level coursework. However, as spring brings […]

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