Wind Symphony Performs


The Austin College Wind Symphony will perform Wednesday April 29 at 7:30 p.m. in Wynne Chapel. The event is free and open to the public. The evening, with a theme of “Composers and Their Influence” will include several pieces from the band repertoire played by the Austin College students, Grayson College students, and community members… [Read More]

Honors Convocation Recognizes Excellence


More than 100 students received academic awards April 23 at Austin College’s 2015 Honors Convocation, an all-campus event that highlights the achievements of students and faculty. Most student awards are determined by departmental faculty, and many involve research opportunities as well as financial awards for the next academic year. Awards in teacher education are made… [Read More]

Juniors to Perform a Vocal Recital


The Austin College Music Department will present a vocal recital by juniors Clarice Davidchik, Sarah Monroe, and Deepika Mannem at 3:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, in Craig Recital’s Recital Hall on campus. The concert is free and open to the public. Clarice is the daughter of Zack and Jennifer Davidchik of Sherman, Texas; Sarah… [Read More]

Kisselle is Local Earth Day Speaker


Keith Kisselle, Austin College associate professor of biology and academic chair of environmental studies, will offer the keynote address at the annual Earth Day Texoma celebration April 25. He will present “Climate Change: A Challenge for Our Time” at 11 a.m. at the Sherman Municipal Building ballroom. Kisselle will address common questions about climate change… [Read More]

College Hosts “Booked” Art Exhibit


The Austin College Department of Art and Art History hosts the exhibition “Booked,” curated by the Ghost Town Arts Collective, a regional arts organization, now through May 22 in the Ida Green Gallery of Ida Green Communication Center, 1201 E. Brockett Street. Gallery hours are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 4:30 pm. The… [Read More]

Staff and Programs Recognized


Victoria Hughes, Austin College associate director of alumni communications in the Institutional Advancement Division, received the Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) Southwest District IV Rising Star Award at the district conference in Austin this week. Hers was one of four Austin College awards announced, with honors also going to the ’Roos… [Read More]

College Hosts “Filmmaking in Cuba”


Documentary filmmaker Alejandro Ramirez Anderson will speak at Austin College Thursday, April 30, at 11 a.m. in IDEA Center, Room 127, on “Filmmaking in Cuba.”. A screening of his documentary Cancion de Barrio will take place that evening at 7 p.m. in Sherman Hall’s Hoxie Thompson Auditorium, with discussion following. The events, sponsored by the… [Read More]

An Evening of Chamber Music and Jazz


The instrumental ensembles of Austin College will present their annual spring concert Monday, April 20, at 7:30 p.m. in Wynne Chapel on the campus. The Chamber Orchestra and Greater Texoma Jazz Ensemble are directed by Dr. Ricky Duhaime, Austin College Mildred S. Mosher Professor of Music. The concert is free and open to the public.… [Read More]

Dance Team Presents Spring Show


The Austin College dance team, the Aussies, will present its Spring Show with performances Friday, April 17, at 7 p.m. and Saturday, April 18, at 2 p.m. in Sid Richardson Center of Robert T. Mason Athletic/Recreation Complex. The 2015 theme for the annual fundraiser is “Aussie Horror Story: Circus.” The event is open to the… [Read More]