Students Receive ICUT Scholarships


Two Austin College students were awarded 2016-2017 scholarships from the ICUT Foundation and its national partner, the Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) earlier this fall. Senior Alexis Pratt of Dallas, Texas, received the PACCAR Scholarship. The daughter of Tony and Tiffney Pratt, Alexis is completing a major in East Asian languages and cultures and a… [Read More]

Student Organization Marks World AIDS Day


Austin College’s student organization ACCares will host its annual World AIDS Day service Thursday, December 1, at 7 p.m. in the small chapel of Wynne Chapel, beyond the main auditorium. Members of the public are invited to attend. A collection will be taken to support the Simbaradenga Newstart Children’s AIDS Orphanage in Zimbabwe, Africa, which… [Read More]

College Holds Women’s Health and Cancer Forum


Featured speaker addresses cancer progression and stem cells Austin College welcomes Dr. Sendurai Mani, associate professor in the department of Translational Molecular Pathology at the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, to present “The Role of EMT (epithelial-mesenchymal transition) and Stem Cells in Cancer Progression” at the Austin College Women’s Health and Cancer Forum… [Read More]

Metamorphoses Opens at Austin College


Students present ancient mythic themes in a contemporary setting The Austin College Theatre Department will present Metamorphoses by Mary Zimmerman November 16-18 at 7:30 p.m. in Beardsley Arena Theatre of Ida Green Communication Center on campus. Tickets are $8 per person or free with a valid Austin College ID. The production includes adult themes. Based… [Read More]

Clarice Davidchik Performs Senior Recital


Soprano Clarice Davidchik of Sherman will perform her Austin College Senior Recital on Tuesday, November 15, at 7:30 p.m. in Craig Hall’s Recital Hall. The event is free and open to the public. Clarice is the daughter of Zack and Jennifer Davidchik. For the recital, Clarice will perform music from composers Mozart, Caccini, Handel, Bizet,… [Read More]

Professor Earns Award for Best Article


Cummins compares Texas artists’ experiences in the ’30s Austin College professor of history Victoria H. Cummins received the C.K. Chamberlain Award from the East Texas Historical Association at its fall awards luncheon in October. The award is named for Professor C.K. Chamberlain, a longtime faculty member at Stephen F. Austin University and one of the… [Read More]

Non-Profit Strategies Is Focus of Williams Lecture


Williams Executive-in-Residence Speaker, Nicole G. Small Nicole G. Small, Austin College’s 2016 Williams Executive-in-Residence lecturer, presented “Where Profit Meets Purpose” to gathered faculty and students on November 8 in Mabee Hall of Wright Campus Center. Small is president of LH Holdings, Inc., and CEO of the Lyda Hill Foundation where she oversees strategies to fund… [Read More]

In Memoriam: Dr. Don Rodgers


The Austin College community is shocked and saddened to learn of the death of Dr. Don Rodgers, Austin College associate professor of political science. He suffered a heart attack Sunday afternoon and passed away shortly afterward in the presence of friends and family. A memorial service has been set for Tuesday, November 15, at 4:30 p.m. in… [Read More]