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The Top Five Industries in High Demand for 2021

By on March 3, 2021 in Careers, General with 0 Comments
The Top Five Industries in High Demand for 2021

The year 2020 will forever be trademarked by COVID-19. It not only brought heartbreaking health challenges, record-breaking case numbers and months of lockdown, but also an economic recession that affected thousands upon thousands of employees across a vast number of industries. This left people out of jobs and trying to navigate a new professional world, […]

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Student Spotlight: Susie Brown

By on February 19, 2021 in Healthcare, nursing, Spotlights with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Susie Brown

“I’m the kind of person that once I decide to do something and I’m committed, then I’m committed to the end,” says Susie Brown. When Susie was about halfway through ACU’s online  Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program, she faced some challenges that might daunt a less persistent person. Susie earned her Bachelor of Science […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Nannette Glenn

By on February 19, 2021 in About ACU, Spotlights with 0 Comments
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Nannette Glenn

For Dr. Nannette Glenn, education is second nature. After almost 30 years of working in higher education, Dr. Glenn has brought her passion for teaching and training to Dallas where she was named dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at Abilene Christian University in January 2021.  Dr. Glenn earned her Ph.D. in […]

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Student Spotlight: Raymond Craft, Jr.

By on February 8, 2021 in Education, Spotlights with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Raymond Craft, Jr.

Not everybody is blessed with a clear path in life. Some of us struggle to find our way. Raymond Craft, Jr. can certainly relate; before he discovered Abilene Christian University, he faced considerable obstacles. Not one to be deterred, he persevered — and now he’s ready to help other students do the same. Passion for […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jennifer Butcher

By on February 8, 2021 in Education, Spotlights with 0 Comments
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jennifer Butcher

In 2017, ACU proudly welcomed one of Texas’ most esteemed leaders to our School of Educational Leadership: Dr. Jennifer Butcher. A key player in the Ed.D. in Organizational Leadership program, Jennifer brings a strong background to ACU. She earned both her Master of Education in Educational Administration and Doctor of Philosophy in Educational Leadership from […]

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Student Spotlight: Zaviar Gooden

Student Spotlight: Zaviar Gooden

“I think I’m just a natural leader,” says Zaviar Gooden, who played college and professional football before starting his sports and fitness training business. In partnership with his wife Alex, a certified personal trainer and nutrition specialist, Zaviar launched CRA-Z Sports and Fitness in September 2019. “We’re on a steady pace of growth,” he says […]

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Student Spotlight: Darnisha Carreathers

By on January 11, 2021 in Education, Spotlights with 0 Comments
Student Spotlight: Darnisha Carreathers

Among the many titles Darnisha Carreathers Ed.D. proudly claims—teacher, principal, breast cancer survivor, mother to Alexia, grandmother to Kennedy and Aria—she can now add doctor in charge of the literacy efforts for one of the largest school districts in the nation. Darnisha was born in Clarksville, a small town in East Texas. When we chatted […]

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4 Benefits of Becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist

By on December 18, 2020 in ACU Programs, Family Therapy with 0 Comments
4 Benefits of Becoming a Marriage and Family Therapist

You love serving others in times of need—and you have a real gift for minimizing conflict and building confidence in others. Why not draw on these passions and abilities as you embark on a rewarding career path? It’s all possible when you obtain your Master of Marriage and Family Therapy.  As a marriage counselor or […]

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Student Spotlight: Catching up with Sydney Mhango

Student Spotlight: Catching up with Sydney Mhango

Abilene Christian University (ACU) enjoys a special relationship with African Christian College (ACC), our sister school in Swaziland. Along with having Church of Christ roots in common, we share a vision of inspiring future Christian leaders to make a real difference in the world. As ACC continues to grow and serve Southern Africans, the realization […]

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ACU Online Names New Dean of College of Graduate and Professional Studies

By on December 4, 2020 in About ACU, Announcements with 0 Comments
ACU Online Names New Dean of College of Graduate and Professional Studies

Dr. Nannette W. Glenn has been named dean of the College of Graduate and Professional Studies at Abilene Christian University Online. “Dr. Glenn brings a unique balance of academic training and university experience in traditional and online programs,” said Dr. Robert Rhodes, ACU provost. “She is fully supportive of the mission of ACU and will […]

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