from the College of Biblical Studies of Abilene Christian University, Abilene, Texas
Press Release: September 3, 2007
Dr. Jim P. Hughes was honored by receiving a DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI CITATION award from the
College of Biblical Studies for the Year 2007-2008 from Abilene Christian University (ACU). This
year, only five recipients have been chosen from the approximately 90,000 ACU alumni.
This significant honor was presented at a reception which included the following speakers: Mark
Lavender, Director of University Relations for ACU; C. E. Doc Cornutt, Chairman of the Board of
Trustees for ACU; Winston Brown, Member of Alumni Advisory Board for ACU; Dr. Charlie Pruett,
ACU Professor & Director of Pruett Gerentology Center and Brian Hughes, Staff Chaplain at Baylor
Hospital in Irving & son of Dr. Hughes.
ACU acknowledged they believe Dr. Jim Hughes epitomizes all ACU hopes their graduates will become personally and professionally.
Dr. Jim P. Hughes is Founder/President of Productive Aging Resources (PAR) and Senior Adult Minister, Skillman Church of Christ in Dallas, Texas