Abilene Christian University

My Brother, My Friend, Big Heart, Christian Man Reflections by Randy Scott

By Randy Scott | November 20, 2019

Floyd: I would rather be doing a different interview than the one we are doing today, but because I think that Odis was so significant in our community we need to take time and reflect on his life. Not only talk about him for ourselves, but talk about him because the community would appreciate it.…

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Odis Dolton – Chief Social Worker

By Kathy Barr | November 20, 2019

When Odis Debolancy Dolton III moved to Abilene from Greenville, MS to attend Abilene Christian College, he probably did not realize the incredible impact he would have on the city. But ask anyone who knew him, and they would assure you that the man’s influence was profound. He worked for the City of Abilene for…

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Odis Debolancy Dolton

By Floyd Miller | October 18, 2019

February 1, 1956 –October 11, 2019 (Age 63) Odis Debolancy Dolton III, 63, of Abilene, TX, was called home by his Heavenly Father on October 11, 2019 in Plano, TX while being surrounded by family. Odis was born in Greenville, MS on February 1, 1956 to Odis Dolton Sr. and Jessie Mae Dolton. Odis is…

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At Abilene Christian, diversity isn’t just a talking point anymore

By Timothy Chipp | September 6, 2019

Timothy Chipp, Abilene Reporter-News Published 5:50 p.m. CT Aug. 28, 2019 Despite earning a new position within Abilene Christian University’s senior leadership, Stephanie Hamm is still learning on the fly. As chief diversity officer, a position she’s essentially creating from scratch, she’s tasked with making sure an increasingly diverse student body is able to find support…

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