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Archive for August 2008

Mother Teresa

People are often unreasonable, illogicalAnd self-centered;Forgive them anyway.If you are kind, people may accuse youOf selfish, ulterior motives;Be kind anyway.If you are successful, you will win someFalse friends and some true enemies;Succeed anyway.If you are honest and frank,People may cheat you;Be honest and frank anyway.What you spend years building, someoneCould destroy overnightBuild anyway.If you find…

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ACU climbers take on Mount Ararat

Five Abilene Christian University alumni and one incoming freshman have just ascended Turkey’s highest mountain, Mt. Ararat, reaching the peak on June 20. {{more}}Dr. Neal Coates , associate professor of political science at ACU, led a group consisting of Cam Hurst of Abilene, Dr. David Broom of Abilene, Andrew and Katie Brinley of Montgomery, Ala.,…

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NFL Camps in Abilene

June was NFL camps for youth month in Abilene as the young people were able to spend time with two Indianapolis Colts and a Chicago Bear. {{more}} Danielle Manning and Dominic Rhodes held camp and spent time with Abileneyouth on the 24th of June as well as other activities prior to the camp, and Justin…

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Champions Classic Announces Games

ABILENE, TX – The 2008 Champions Classic announces the participants for this year’s event. The Champions Classic again hosts great Texas High School match ups. Games are scheduled for Thursday night, Friday night and Saturday, August 28th through August 30th, 2008. {{more}} 2008 will mark the first time in Champions’ Classic history that both Abilene…

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Citi Foundation funds education for area nonprofit organizations

Abilene Christian University’s Nonprofit Management Center will be working together with Citibank Abilene, Community Foundation of Abilene and the Center for Nonprofit Management in Dallas, to provide area nonprofit organizations with three months of education and consultation. {{more}}Beginning in September, a grant from the Citi Foundation will fund three months of activities to train and…

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Rethinking, reshaping and re-evaluation the power and politics of crime

Editor’s Note: The West Texas Tribune welcomes Brother Ellsworth Johnson-Bey Brother Bey is Founder and President of Fraternal Order of Ex-Offenders . Brother Bey has a wealth of knowledge that should be of value to ex-offenders, their families and the general communities regarding strategies to deter, decrease and prevent intergenerational dynamics of adult criminality and…

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ACU considered ‘Best in the West’ by Princeton Review

Abilene Christian University has earned the distinction once again as being one of the best colleges and universities in the West, according to Princeton Review. {{more}} The New York City-based education services company selected ACU as one of 120 institutions it recommends in its “Best in the West” section on its website feature 2009 Best…

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