Local ATHENA Leadership Awards Nominations Open


Nominations are now open for Austin College’s Athena Award and Athena Young Professional Award. The College and its Texoma Women Get Connected program will recognize two exemplary leaders from Fannin, Cooke, or Grayson counties with the prestigious ATHENA Leadership Award® and the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award at a luncheon in spring 2017. The ATHENA… [Read More]

Area Children Invited to Free Learning Program


Area children are invited to participate in Austin College’s ’Roo Bound program Saturday, October 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. This free Saturday morning program is an opportunity for children in kindergarten through 5th grade to spend fun, learning time with members of the Austin College community. This month’s program is titled, “Creepy Campus”… [Read More]

Entrepreneur-in-Residence Will Speak to Students


The Austin College Business Administration and Economics Department will host Joe W. “Chip” Pitts III as the Morris Entrepreneur-in-Residence, presenting a lecture and luncheon open to all students and faculty Wednesday, October 19, from Noon to 1 p.m. in Wright Campus Center’s Johnson Gallery. Those interested in attending should make a reservation by emailing Wanda… [Read More]

Austin College to Honor Alumni at Homecoming


Austin College will honor six graduates for distinguished professional accomplishment and/or service to the College on Friday, October 14, during Homecoming events on the campus. Awards will be presented during a dinner in Mabee Hall of Robert J. and Mary Wright Campus Center. For information, contact the Office of Alumni Engagement at 903.813.2335. Distinguished Alumni… [Read More]

Rohmer to Speak on Motesquieu’s Journey


Dr. Frank Rohmer, Austin College associate professor of political science, will present a Sabbatical Series Lecture, “A Traveler in Time and Place: Montesquieu’s Liberal Arts Journey to a Science of Politics” on Wednesday, October 9, in Wright Campus Center, Room 231 at 5 p.m. A 4:30 p.m. reception in nearby Johnson Gallery precedes the lecture.… [Read More]

College to Host Lecture, Film on Quedlinburg Treasures


The Austin College German Program will host Austin-based filmmaker Cassie Hay for a lecture and a documentary screening Tuesday, October 25. Her lecture, “The Art of the Steal: How a Priceless German Treasure Ended up in Texas, and How a Texan Told the Tale,” will be presented at 11a.m. in Hoxie Thompson Auditorium of Sherman Hall.… [Read More]