Hoops Discusses Experiences in Argentina


Terry Hoops, associate professor of anthropology at Austin College, will present the lecture “Fieldmaking and Fieldworking: Crafting Culture (and Nature) through Cultivation in a Mountain Hamlet in Argentina” at Austin College Wednesday, October 21, at 4:30 p.m. in Wright Campus Center, Room 231. A 4 p.m. reception will precede the presentation. The reception and lecture,… [Read More]

Service Station Offers ’Roo Bound Program


Area K-5 Students Invited to Participate Area children are invited to participate in Austin College’s ’Roo Bound program Saturday, October 17, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. The theme of this month’s free event, sponsored by the Austin College Service Station, is “Spooky Science.” The program, designed to provide a fun learning experience, is free and… [Read More]

College Receives $250,000 Gift for ACtivator Ministry


Austin College President Marjorie Hass announced today that the College has received a gift of $250,000 from Grace Presbytery of North Texas. The gift provides half of the funding necessary to endow the College’s ACtivator youth ministry program, a key element of the College’s Presbyterian outreach of the past 20 years and of strategic planning… [Read More]

In Memoriam: Virginia “Ginny” Hall


The Austin College community is saddened by the death of Virginia “Ginny” Hall, wife of professor emeritus Clyde L. Hall. Memorial services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, October 17, at Covenant Presbyterian Church in Sherman. Arrangements are under the direction of Dannel Funeral Home. Read the full obituary and leave condolences or… [Read More]

Environmental Studies Senior Presentation


Austin College senior Sarah Dillabough will give a presentation on her environmental studies experiences while studying abroad during the 2014-2015 academic year on September 29 at noon in Wright Campus Center, Room 231. Hosted by the Center for Environmental Studies and the Think initiative, the Environmental Studies Lunch Talk is free and open to the… [Read More]

College Presents American Cowboy Photography Exhibit


The Austin College Art and Art History Department will host the photography exhibition The American Cowboy: GENERATIONS, by photographers Bank and John Langmore, from September 28, 2015, through April 15, 2016, in the Robert and Joyce Johnson Gallery in Wright Campus Center. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. For more… [Read More]

Students Celebrate Constitution Day


Students at Austin College continued the tradition of commemorating Constitution Day, September 17, with Constitution-themed activities and displays in Abell Library and Wright Campus Center. Constitution Day marks the anniversary of the signing of the United States Constitution in 1787. Display cases in a library display featured copies of the Constitution and related texts of… [Read More]