College Receives Grant for Student STEM Studies

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More than 73,000 jobs requiring sciences preparation are expected to be added to the North Texas workforce by 2022, according to the U.S. Department of Labor & National Center for O*NET Development. Thanks to a National Science Foundation (NSF) grant announced this week, Austin College will be able to educate more science graduates to meet… [Read More]

In Memoriam: Annabelle Wilson

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The Austin College community is saddened to learn of the death of Annabelle Wilson, former Austin College employee, on May 20. She worked as a housekeeper at the College from July 1970 until ARA took over the housekeeping staff in December 1985. She worked much of that time in Sherman Hall. She continued to work… [Read More]

Around a Star Far, Far Away

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Dr. David Baker, Austin College professor of physics and director of Adams Observatory, will appear on KDFW’s “In The Now” Sunday, May 22, at 5 and 9 p.m. He will discuss exciting research of Austin College faculty and students connected to a recent announcement from NASA’s Kepler Mission. Watch the David Baker interview with KDFW… [Read More]

Students Complete Austin College Honors Program

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Each year, Austin College faculty members invite superior students within their department to complete an Austin College senior honors thesis or project. The Austin College Departmental Honors Program is designed to challenge and stimulate the creative ability of superior students through an emphasis on independent investigation. A student performing at exceptional levels within a department… [Read More]

Mark Smith Named to Craig Professorship

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Austin College recognized excellence among its faculty at the annual Honors Convocation April 28, in addition to the awarding of more than 120 student scholarships and fellowships for excellence in a variety of disciplines. “The student accomplishments we recognize today are reflective of the excellent faculty of Austin College,” said Dr. Sheila Amin Gutiérrez de… [Read More]

Austin College Honors Outstanding Service

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Each spring at the Austin College Honors Convocation, the Homer P. Rainey Award is presented to a faculty or staff member on behalf of the College’s Board of Trustees to recognize outstanding achievement and service to the College. In 2016, Austin College President Marjorie Hass presented awards to two individuals: Ginger Chauncey, associate registrar; and… [Read More]

Faculty Honors Announced

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Austin College recognized excellence among its faculty at the annual Honors Convocation April 28, in addition to the awarding of more than 120 student scholarship and fellowships for excellence in a variety of disciplines. “The student accomplishments we recognize today are reflective of the excellent faculty of Austin College,” said Dr. Sheila Amin Gutiérrez de… [Read More]

Austin College Announces 2016 Degree Candidates

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Members of the Austin College Class of 2016 are completing course requirements and counting the moments until their Commencement exercises Sunday, May 15. Ceremonies get underway at 8:30 a.m. on the Clyde L. Hall Graduation Court, just north of Caruth Administration Building. Should bad weather occur, the ceremony will be moved to Sid Richardson Center… [Read More]

Student-Athletes Earn Awards

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More than 50 student-athletes were honored including the Austin College Male and Female Athletes of the Year, at its annual Athletics Convocation on Thursday, May 5., on the Austin College campus. Several awards are decided upon by the coaching staff. Members of each athletics team determine many other awards, By virtue of head coaches’ selections,… [Read More]