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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sara Salkil

By on June 7, 2021 in General with 0 Comments
Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Sara Salkil

Meet Dr. Sara Salkil, ACU alumna and program director for Abilene Christian University’s online COAMFTE-accredited Master of Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) and Bachelor of Science in Child and Family Services programs.  ACU Roots Sara got her bachelor’s degree in marketing from Oklahoma State, and later discovered her true passion for marriage and family therapy […]

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Student Spotlight: Anna McLeod

By on May 26, 2021 in General with 1 Comment
Student Spotlight: Anna McLeod

  Meet Anna McLeod, recent Abilene Christian University alumna and former guard for the women’s basketball team. From the court to the classroom, this Houston native found her niche as a Wildcat after transferring from Louisiana Tech during her Junior year to play for coach Julie Goodenough. Beyond her success on the court, McLeod graduated […]

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The Three Fundamental Aspects of a Healthy Lifestyle

By on April 7, 2021 in General, Healthcare with 1 Comment
The Three Fundamental Aspects of a Healthy Lifestyle

As we settle into 2021, many have already abandoned the resolutions they eagerly celebrated as the clock struck midnight on New Year’s Eve. While most of our personal goals are centered around achieving a happier and healthier life, lofty aspirations turn into a daunting reality quickly if goals are not attainable for our daily routines. […]

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How ACU’s Online MBA Program is Fueling Educator’s Startup Dream

How ACU’s Online MBA Program is Fueling Educator’s Startup Dream

Julio Cesar Manzano loves education. Cesar is in his third year as an 8th grade English Language Arts teacher at Vanguard Academy, a charter school district in South Texas where he also helps coach 8th-grade track and field, high school cross country, and currently serves as the Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) sponsor at his […]

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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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4 Essential Tools Professionals Use to Improve Workplace Performance

By on November 23, 2020 in Business, Careers, General with 0 Comments
4 Essential Tools Professionals Use to Improve Workplace Performance

The modern workforce is fluid enough to make transferable skills vital to success. After all, projections from Forrester Research suggest that today’s youngest professionals will hold between twelve and fifteen different jobs before retiring. While in-depth training is valuable for gaining a much-needed step up in a competitive workforce, it’s also important to develop and […]

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How to be an Effective Nurse Leader

By on October 21, 2020 in General, leadership, nursing with 1 Comment
How to be an Effective Nurse Leader

There are more than 3.8 million registered nurses throughout the United States, making them the largest healthcare profession. Nurses play a critical role in most healthcare services from direct patient care to case management, and the WHO even cites them as “key to the achievement of universal health coverage.” The importance of nurses and the […]

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How to Build Relationships With Professors and Peers in an Online Degree Program

By on May 1, 2020 in General with 1 Comment
How to Build Relationships With Professors and Peers in an Online Degree Program

Online degree programs have been increasing in popularity and have most recently become a forced necessity. Inside HigherEd reports that “hundreds of thousands of professors and students are venturing into academic cyberspace for the first time,” making technology-enabled forms of learning both practical and mandatory. The current need for social distancing causes a greater degree […]

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In Times of Uncertainty, Focus on Faith and Well-Being

By on April 20, 2020 in General with 0 Comments
In Times of Uncertainty, Focus on Faith and Well-Being

In times of uncertainty, fear and anxiety can set in. Illness, job loss, financial pressure—these real-life stressors can leave a person feeling deflated and anxious. As individuals wrestle with these thoughts, how should Christians respond to the stress, anxiety, and fear they are facing? At Abilene Christian University, our passion is helping our students approach […]

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6 Strategies for Staying Productive While Working From Home

By on April 3, 2020 in General with 6 Comments
6 Strategies for Staying Productive While Working From Home

Are you among the millions of people suddenly thrust into the world’s largest work-from-home experiment? Maybe you’re relieved by the mandatory telecommute, or perhaps you’re anxious about this sudden shift in daily life. And if you’re currently enrolled in an online degree program, that doubles the amount of brain-power you’ll have to expend in a […]

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