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Abilene Christian University

ACU Campus News

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Baseball team wins LSC Championship
by The Optimist
Jan 01, 2010
“A slideshow of the ACU baseball team's victory against Angelo State to win the Lone Star Conference Postseason Tournament, and a automatic bid to the NCAA South Central Region Tournament.”
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Money to retire after 2009-10 school year
by The Optimist
May 05, 2009
“Dr. Royce Money, 10th president of the university, told members of the Board of Trustees on Saturday he plans to retire at the end of the 2009-10 school year.
After his retirement, which will be effective May 31, 2010, Money will serve as chancellor.
Money, who has served as president since June 1991, has had the second longest term of office behind Don H. Morris.”

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Optimal college experience requires expanding horizons
by The Optimist
May 05, 2009
“Former Optimist managing editor shares his thoughts on his career at ACU.
"I hated my experience at ACU. But not in the way you may have immediately assumed."”

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Freshman year escapades inspire reflection
by The Optimist
May 05, 2009
“Former Optimist editor in chief shares his thoughts on his four years at ACU.”
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Willis to address attendees, students
by The Optimist
May 05, 2009
“Graduation can be an intimidating step into the real world, as well as an exciting beginning to life after college.
At this semester's Commencement, Dr. John Willis will speak to graduating seniors. He plans to encourage them and celebrate with them as they take an important step toward their futures.”

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International students anticipate life after ACU
by The Optimist
May 05, 2009
“Some international seniors look back on their past with nostalgia, but impending decisions regarding their future do not let them drift too far from reality.
Quyen Do, senior biochemistry major from Hanoi, Vietnam, chose ACU because of some family ties to the university.”

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Graduates take stage, accept diplomas
by The Optimist
May 05, 2009
“Abilene Christian University's Moody Coliseum filled with faculty, students and their family and friends Saturday as the university bid farewell to its graduating class of 659. Graduates of the College of Biblical Studies, College of Business Administration, College of Education and Human Services, and the Patty Hanks Shelton School of Nursing joined in the 11 a.”
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Businesses lose student employees
by The Optimist
May 05, 2009
“As the semester ends, many student workers are exchanging neatly rolled silverware and alphabetically ordered DVDs for
more permanent job positions.
They are headed for internships and professions that can give them an edge at school and in the job market.”

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Graduating senior predicts exciting, bittersweet future
by The Optimist
May 05, 2009
“I don't plan ahead. It is something that I just don't do, because the world needs procrastinators (at least that's what I tell
myself).
Now the job market is shaky, and according to many news networks, not only do we need to worry about the economy, we
need to be concerned about pigs and their plans for world domination - thanks to their genetically enhanced flu.”

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Sporting successes promote optimism
by The Optimist
May 05, 2009
“Expectations. They seem to be the focus before any beginning. But as the 2008-09 school year comes to a close, I find it funny to look back at the expectations I had as sports editor entering the year. "Simple" and "routine" would be the two best words to describe my expectations, but I could not have been more wrong.”
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