In Memoriam: Dr. James Ware


The Austin College community is saddened to learn of the death of Dr. James H. Ware, professor emeritus of philosophy and religion, on May 25, in Pensacola, Florida, and offer sincere condolences to his family. He and his wife moved to Florida after his retirement from the College in 1996. He joined the Austin College… [Read More]

Riordan Named Coach of the Year


The Austin College athletics department, in conjunction with the Athletics A-Board, has announced that Jeff Riordan has been named the 2015 Kedric Couch Alumni Coach of the Year. Riordan led Crosby High School to a 13-2 record and was named the Houston Touchdown Club Coach of the Year in 2014.

College Prepares for Class of 2015 Graduation


Weather is causing havoc in planning for Austin College’s 2015 Commencement ceremony on Sunday, May 17, but nothing will lessen the accomplishment for graduates as President Marjorie Hass presents their diplomas. The ceremonies will include 20 students completing Master of Arts in Teaching degrees through the Austin Teacher Program as well as some 280 Bachelor… [Read More]

College Offers Grantmakers Panel


The Austin College Center for Community and Regional Development (CCRD) will host a Grantmakers Panel Wednesday, May 27, from 8:30 a.m. to noon in the College’s IDEA Center, Room 127. The event, free and open to the public, will include presentations from several area foundation representatives. Reserve a spot by calling 903.813.2041 or emailing… [Read More]

Honors at Commencement


Longtime Sherman Residents, Austin College Legends Honored at Commencement When Austin College holds Commencement ceremonies for the Class of 2015 graduates Sunday, May 17, special tribute will be made to two campus individuals who can safely be identified as “legends of Austin College.” Emeriti professors Clyde L. Hall and Kenneth W. Street will receive honorary… [Read More]

Lake Campus Closed


Due to heavy rains and high water, the Austin College Lake Campus has been closed. No entry is permitted; card access is disabled. Re-opening will be announced when conditions have improved. Questions? Contact Campus Police at 903.813.2555.

Remmers Selected for Leadership Program


Dr. Dawn Remmers, Austin College executive director of institutional research and college registrar, is one of 28 administrators in higher education across the country selected by the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) to participate in a year-long Senior Leadership Academy. The academy is designed to prepare prospective mid-level leaders to assume positions as the chief… [Read More]

Students Recognized for Leadership and Involvement


Austin College’s top honors for campus leadership and student involvement were handed out April 28 at the annual Student Affairs Leadership Awards and Recognition dinner, which highlights the contributions to the campus community of a wide variety of organizations and programs. The evening’s program was led by seniors Sally Kate Humphries of College Station, Texas,… [Read More]

Seniors to Perform Vocal Recital


The Austin College Music Department will present vocalists Suzanne Francis and Darden Adams in their Senior Recital at 1:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 3, in Craig Hall’s Recital Hall on campus. The concert is free and open to the public. Suzann Francis is the daughter of David and Sandy Francis of Fort Worth, Texas; Darden… [Read More]

College Featured In Princeton Review


Guide to 353 Green Colleges: 2015 Austin College has been included in the 2015 edition of The Princeton Review Guide to 353 Green Colleges. The Princeton Review chose the schools for the sixth annual edition of its “green guide” based on data from its 2014 survey of four-year colleges concerning the schools’ commitments to the… [Read More]