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Student Spotlight: Edmund Garcia

Student Spotlight: Edmund Garcia

Meet Edmund Garcia, military veteran, pastor, family-man, and first-generation college student at ACU Online. After serving his congregation in Pearland, TX for 12 years, Edmund realized that he needed more than experience to provide counsel to his church members; he needed a degree. With the help of ACU’s undergraduate programs, he’s not only gained the […]

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Student Spotlight: Kimberly Fancher

Student Spotlight: Kimberly Fancher

Meet Kimberly Fancher From small-town living to bigger-than-the-sky dreams, Kimberly Fancher constantly strives to live out her purpose as a believer and take on whatever stage of life the Lord is calling her to next. That’s why after getting married, having kids, writing a book, and cultivating a successful career in sales, she asked herself, […]

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Learning Top Skills Employers Seek Through Applied Communication

Learning Top Skills Employers Seek Through Applied Communication

Written by Dena Counts, Applied Communication program director Problem-solving, verbal and written communication skills, leadership, analytical skills, and the ability to work in a team are common attributes that employers look for in potential employees, according to the National Association of Colleges and Employers’ Job Outlook 2020 survey. And, they are all skills that are […]

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10 Jobs You Can Get With A Criminal Justice Degree

10 Jobs You Can Get With A Criminal Justice Degree

When people think of where a degree in Criminal Justice can take them, many of their minds go to the same few careers, but the truth is, these opportunities expand further and wider than most realize. Curious about what criminal justice roles you could pursue post-grad? Check out these 10 jobs to get with your […]

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Student Spotlight: Gretchen Ware

Student Spotlight: Gretchen Ware

“A true test of a man’s character is his ability to carry out a good resolution long after the mood in which it was set has left.” This is a quote that could be found on the mirror of Abilene Christian alum Gretchen Ware. While Gretchen just recently obtained her bachelor’s degree in integrated studies […]

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5 Career Routes You Can Take With A Management Degree

5 Career Routes You Can Take With A Management Degree

Managers play a critical role in the performance and success of businesses and organizations worldwide. Because every company needs someone to run effective  operations within its business, the fields in which management graduates can pursue are endless.  In addition to a variety of industries, there are also a wide range of roles to be filled […]

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Brenda McAdoo

Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Brenda McAdoo

Among the degrees and certificates lining a wall in the office of former FBI agent, Dr. Brenda McAdoo, sits a framed illustration of three outlined hands. One hand within the next, she explained that the biggest hand belonged to her, the middle belonged to the little boy who drew it, and the third, smaller hand […]

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4 Reasons Why RNs Should Pursue a BSN

4 Reasons Why RNs Should Pursue a BSN

  America’s healthcare industry is changing at a rapid rate. Due to this, the demand for individuals with a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) is higher than ever. In fact, the field of nursing will see an expected growth rate of 7 percent by 2029. Wondering if it’s time to take your nursing career […]

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News Release: ACU Online Launches RN to BSN Program

News Release: ACU Online Launches RN to BSN Program

For immediate release: March 15, 2021 Dallas, Texas – Abilene Christian University is launching a new online degree offering – Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing – beginning in May 2021. The RN to BSN program is offered through ACU Online and is designed for licensed RNs who want to pursue a BSN […]

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How a Psychology Degree helps in Business: Hidden Benefits and Potential Careers

How a Psychology Degree helps in Business: Hidden Benefits and Potential Careers

Psychology is the fourth most common undergraduate major in the United States. Thousands of students enter psychology degree programs across the country each year. The field covers a wide range of topics and areas of study, ranging from child development to analyzing the management of the workplace. Those interested in pursuing a degree in psychology […]

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