In a lot of ways, Sarvagya Sharma is just like any other guy at ACU. He hangs out with friends, eats at the Bean, plays computer games in his spare time. He has to study for tests and go to class just like everyone else. But in one way, he’s different from many of the students who surround him. More »
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Pursuing Ph.D. in Mathematics at Oklahoma State University (Stillwater, Oklahoma)
“The professors at ACU really know their stuff,” says Marc Mace (’10), who is headed to Oklahoma State this fall to earn a Ph.D. in mathematics.
The Keller, Texas, native chose ACU over other universities, including Rice and University of Texas at Dallas, but after visiting ACU his decision was easy. “I knew I needed to come to a place where my faith could be challenged and grow,” he says. He found at ACU professors and fellow students who cared about helping him grow, but beyond that he found an exceptional academic environment.
When Louis Palacios Jr. decided he wanted to become an actuary, he knew there were only two schools in Texas with accredited actuarial science programs. ACU was one, and its program at that time was “fledgling,” says Palacios. Palacios decided to take a chance on ACU’s program.
Five years later, that decision has proven to be a good one.