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Dr. Dena Counts

Faculty Spotlight: Dena Counts

Dena Counts is no stranger to ACU. After receiving multiple degrees both on campus and online, she furthered her Wildcat career as the assistant dean and program director of ACU Online’s Bachelor of Science in Organizational Leadership and Bachelor of Science in Applied Communication. After 12 years, she reflects on the ways God has provided … Continued
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 … Continued

Cybersecurity Expert

The Growing Need for Cybersecurity Professionals

Technology is an integral part of our everyday lives and the rate at which individuals all over the world rely on it continues to grow. While the tech world expands, the threat of data breaches and cyberattacks increases, putting crucial personal and professional information in jeopardy. Because of this, the demand for highly trained cybersecurity … Continued

Innovation in Healthcare: ACU Master of Healthcare Administration

Healthcare is changing radically. Innovations in technology and modified legislation have resulted in a shifting landscape—one that opens up significant opportunities for leadership. A master’s degree in healthcare administration offers a high-demand, fast-growth career path. Many physicians are selling their private practices to hospitals, insurance costs are rising, and the healthcare needs of the aging … Continued

6 Things to Look for in an Online MBA Program

Has business always interested you? Are you curious about the wealth of opportunity available to those with a business education, managerial skills or a background in the financial sector? Have you considered getting an MBA? If not, should you be considering it? Well, if you’ve been paying attention to the title of this post … … Continued

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, … Continued

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 … Continued

Faculty Spotlight: Meghan Hope

When people first think of healthcare, most think about the  doctors and nurses whom we have face-to-face contact with during the course of our lives – but there is so much more to it than that. We sat down with Meghan Hope, ACU Online’s Program Director for Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Administration and Master … Continued

Faculty Spotlight: Joe Feliciano

Meet Dr. Joe Feliciano, Program Director for ACU Online’s Bachelor of Science in Information Technology Administration and Master of Science in Information Technology. Read more to learn about how the programs were designed, as well as Dr. Feliciano’s goals for training aspiring tech professionals.  From tech to teaching  Joe was born in New York where … Continued

Four Benefits of Getting a Theology Degree at ACU

By Dr. Myles Werntz, Director, Baptist Studies Center For students considering a graduate degree in theology, there are many considerations: cost, accessibility, and university reputation – to name a few. The Graduate School of Theology at Abilene Christian University offers all of this: excellent scholarships, online and residential degrees for students at the master’s and … Continued