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HPU Hosts 38th Annual Community Thanksgiving FeastArea residents and visitors are invited to the 38th annual Community Thanksgiving Feast at Howard Payne University, scheduled for Thanksgiving Day, Thursday, November 24, from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at HPU’s Mabee University Center, located at 1219 Fisk Street in Brownwood. North Lake Community Church in May will

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Meet Russell Miller

By LORETTA FULTON Russell Miller didn’t attend McMurry University, but he got to campus as fast as he could. Miller is the new assistant university chaplain and assistant director of religious and spiritual life at McMurry. Marty CashBurless is university chaplain. Miller counts at least 16 family members who attended McMurry, including his own children, who graduated in 2009 and

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ACU and McMurry Show Enrollment Increases; HSU Down

By LORETTA FULTON McMurry and Abilene Christian universities both saw enrollment increases for fall 2022, while Hardin-Simmons University recorded its third consecutive enrollment drop.  ACU, affiliated with the Churches of Christ, hit a record high for the fifth consecutive year. Total enrollment for fall 2022 is 5,731 students. The university saw increases in all key areas: undergraduate enrollment, graduate enrollment

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New Iris Garden a Highlight of McMurry Centennial Celebrations

Donations are be accepted to help sustain the new Centennial Iris Garden at McMurry University. To donate, contact Josh Poorman, executive director of development, at poorman.josh@mcm.edu or 325.793.4763. By LORETTA FULTON A longstanding tradition at McMurry University that ended in 2007 is being resurrected for the university’s centennial celebration. McMurry opened in September 1923, but centennial events already have begun on campus.

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Colleges Open With Praise and Ritual

By LORETTA FULTON “You Are Here for a Reason.” That was the title of a message from McMurry University Chaplain Marty CashBurless during the opening chapel service, but it could easily have been the theme for similar ceremonies at Hardin-Simmons and Abilene Christian universities, as well. All three of Abilene’s universities opened the fall semester on Monday, Aug. 29. ACU

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Worship Services Will Welcome Students at ACU, HSU, and McM

By LORETTA FULTON New faces and new surroundings will greet students as they gather for their first worship services at Abilene’s three universities the week of Aug. 29. Classes begin Monday at Abilene Christian, Hardin-Simmons, and McMurry universities. All three are church-affiliated and have regularly scheduled chapel services.  At ACU, which is affiliated with the Churches of Christ, students will

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McMurry Entering Centennial Year on Happy Note

McMurry University will kick off its centennial year with something major to brag about. The university announced that it had received the greatest amount of financial commitments in school history. More than $15.4 million was commited in fiscal 2022, breaking the 2007 record by more than $200,000. McMurry also announced a large incoming class, the largest single school project in

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