Football to Join SAA as Affiliate Member


Beginning in 2017, the Austin College football team will compete as an affiliate member of the Southern Athletic Association. Both Austin College and Trinity University will join the SAA in football only, while remaining members of the Southern Collegiate Athletic Conference (SCAC) across all other sports. “We are so pleased that Austin College has the… [Read More]

Presentations on Asian Studies


Austin College students and faculty attended the Southwest Conference of Asian Studies annual meeting, held November 6-7 on the campus of Texas Christian University. Phyllis Goode ’16, majoring in Chinese and international relations; Brittany Subialdea ’17, majoring in Japanese and computer science; and William Whitehurst ’17 , majoring in Japanese, presented papers at the conference.… [Read More]

Austin College Theatre Presents Surprises


The Austin College Theatre program will present Alan Ayckbourn’s Surprises in Ida Green Communication Center’s Beardsley Arena Theatre November 18 through 20 at 7:30 p.m. Admission is $8 per person or free with a valid Austin College ID. Tickets may be purchased at the box office before each performance. Surprises is not only fresh—it first… [Read More]

Davis Elected to Trustees of College Board


Nan Davis, Austin College vice president for Institutional Enrollment, is one of eight new trustees elected to the 31-member governing board of the College Board, a not-for profit organization with a membership of over 6,000 of the world’s leading educational institutions dedicated to promoting excellence and equity in education. The trustees, who will serve until… [Read More]

The Great War Legacy in Children’s Literature


Hunt Tooley, Austin College professor of history, has been invited to present the Mathews-Weinberg Lecture at the annual meeting of the European History Section of the Southern Historical Association in Little Rock, Arkansas, on November 14. The European Section of the SHA is the only national organization devoted to all of European history and only… [Read More]

College to Present “An Evening in Old Vienna”


Austin College and Community Series present “An Evening in Old Vienna” concert on Saturday, November 14, at 7:30 p.m. in Wynne Chapel. General admission tickets are $10 and may be purchased at The event is free to children and students. For more information, call 903.813.2037. The evening will feature music by Mozart, Beethoven, and… [Read More]

College to Present Public Administration Symposium


Austin College will host its annual Public Administration Symposium on Thursday, November 12, including two panel discussions and a luncheon keynote address by Reginald Hatter, executive director of Workshop Houston. The event is free and open to the public but advance reservations are required for the luncheon by emailing The morning panel, 9:45 to… [Read More]

Orchestra Lessons


The Sherman Symphony Orchestra performed its 13th annual Children’s Educational Concert November 5 for more than 1,100 area fifth graders. Students came from schools all over the area, from Sherman to Tioga to Trenton, plus private schools, Texoma Christian School and St. Mary’s, plus several homeschoolers. The SSO is directed by Daniel Dominick, Austin College… [Read More]