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Archive for January 2008

Ultimately Rechargeable: PR Power Tools

Take a first-hand peek into the tool box of veteran New York PR and media executive Ed Lamoureaux on Tuesday, January 22nd with Abilene’s Public Relations Organization. Lamoureaux presents “Using Online Social Networks and Communities as PR Power Tools” at 11:30 in the Johnson Building at Hardin-Simmons University. The program is the ## M: Read…

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MLK Banquet January 21st 2008

Dr. George C. Wright, noted African-American scholar, and the seventh President of Prairie View A&M University, the second oldest public institution of higher education in Texas, will be the speaker for the MLK Banquet.Prior to joining the Prairie View A&M University family, Dr. Wright was Executive Vice-President for academic affairs and provost at the University…

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West Texas Tribune updates web-site

The management of the West Texas Tribune want to thank everyone for their support over the last three years, and announce a new updated web-site. On this web site, you will be able to get business, finance, health, pets, sports, political, entertainment, and {{more}} religious news. There will also be a section for opinions and…

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Sheppard receives Distinguished Alumni Citation from alma mater

Abilene Christian University alumnus Gregory Sheppard was presented with a Distinguished Alumni Citation Sunday, Dec. 9 in Los Alamos, New MexicoSheppard, a 1974 graduate in {{more}} physics from ACU, earned a master’s degree in nuclear physics from Iowa State University in 1976. For more than nine years, Sheppard’s research and development focused on applied nuclear…

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Students spend winter break developing Christian leadership, Jan. 3-9

For a group of 100 Abilene Christian University students, winter break will be spent in Colorado, earning credit hours in the beautiful Rocky Mountains. The College of Business Administration is hosting its 10th annual Leadership Summit, a short course designed to help students discover their calling from God.This weeklong course, {{more}} held at Frontier Ranch,…

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Lydia Long of Old Town Abilene selected as a semi-finalist

Washington, D.C.: The Case Foundation recently announced that Lydia Long from Abilene, TX was selected among the Top100 breakthrough ideas for the Make It Your Own Awards, a new grants program that aims to increase and strengthen citizen involvement in communities and introduce a more inclusive and innovative approach to foundation grant making. The Top…

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ACU student receives Gilman Scholarship

Abilene Christian University student Christine Tamez, a sophomore Journalism major from Stockdale, Texas has been awarded the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad as part of the ACU in Latin America program. She will be traveling to Montevideo, Uruguay in spring 2008. A congressionally ## M: Read More ## funded program, The Gilman…

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McMurry University Band to Perform at International Conference

The McMurry University Wind Ensemble will perform next July at the World Conference of the International Society for Music Education, in Bologna, Italy. This ensemble was selected through a recorded audition process that included over 100 submissions from all over the world. The list of performing {{more}} groups includes seven American ensembles and only two…

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ACU honors students with awards during December commencement

On Friday, Dec. 14, 235 students walked across the Moody Coliseum stage to receive diplomas at Abilene Christian University’s December commencement. Of these 235 students, 17 were honored with prestigious awards during the ceremony.Five students received {{more}} the LeMoine G. Lewis Alpha Chi Award, named for Dr. LeMoine Lewis, long-time ACU professor and Alpha Chi…

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