In July, my alma mater Hardin-Simmons University received two well deserved honors. Yes, that is my unbiased opinion. The Chronicle for Higher Education named HSU one of the top ten colleges to work for in the small school division (under 3,000). The results were based upon a nationwide survey of about 41,000 employees on 247 … Continue reading Way to Go HSU!
Connecting Caring Communities is a grassroots community renewal organization in Abilene Texas. Established in 2005 CCC is an independent non-profit group. It was inspired by Shreveport-Bossier Community Renewal. Three strategies are form the core of the CCC model: Caring Team, Haven House and Friendship Houses. Caring Teams seek to connect Abilene's caring people. It seeks … Continue reading Connecting Caring Communities
I'm taking a break from Top 10 this week. I've been wanting to write about something I found while working on another post. The Social Work Club from my alma mater, Hardin-Simmons University, is hosting a Prom Party for young women who live in foster care. The event is February 28th, from 10:00 am - … Continue reading Cool Idea
For the past several weeks I have been featuring Abilene, Texas in My World Tuesday. Abilene is where I spent my college days at Hardin-Simmons University. An important part of my life during that period was my church Elmcrest Baptist Church. Took these photos from the street side of the building. I guess it is … Continue reading My World Tuesday: Elmcrest Baptist Church
For the past several weeks I have been featuring scenes from my alma mater, Hardin-Simmons University. Located in Abilene, Texas HSU proudly embraces its western heritage. One of the iconic groups on campus is the Six White Horses. Each rider caries one of the six flags that have flown over Texas. The Six White Horses … Continue reading My World Tuesday: White Horse Center
This week we I would like to share some more scences from my alma mater, Hardin-Simmons University. A few weeks ago I posted a quick visual tour of the campus or the "40 Acres" as it is called. Today I would like to share some of the landmarks from campus. Most are from the pond … Continue reading My World Tuesday: Hardin-Simmons Landmarks
On our recent trip to Texas I got to visit Hardin-Simmons University, my alma mater. We had gone to campus so I could get a nighttime shot of the stained glass window in chapel of the Logsdon School of Theology. I was pleasantly surprised to discover that the entire campus had a nice display of … Continue reading My World Tuesday: The 40 Acres at Night