International and National Media Highlights
Dallas Morning News | August 17, 2016
Berry Woodson ’67 and his wife, Dotty, run D&B Orchids, a greenhouse in Fort Worth, Texas, and have been growing orchids since 1973.
University of Oklahoma | July 29, 2016
Abby Ballard ‘19 receives recognition for her research with The National Science Foundation Undergraduate Research Program in Structural Biology at the University of Oklahoma.
Woodrow Wilson School | July 7, 2016
Michael Carlson ‘10 graduated with honors at The Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs, earning his MPA.
Dallas and Regional News
AIA Dallas | August 2016
Dr. Kevin Simmons, Economics Faculty at Austin College, explains that 90% of the area affected by Tornados could have been built to withstand the wind speeds they experienced as a result of the tornado.
Zainesville Times Recorder | August 6, 2016
Dr. William T. Kerrigan ‘85, American History faculty at Muskingum University, has earned two fellowships to assist with his research for upcoming books.
Local Media Highlights
Herald Democrat | August 19, 2016
Austin College Vice President of Institutional Enrollment, Nan Davis, spoke about the diversity and uniqueness of the incoming freshman.
Herald Democrat | August 21, 2016
The incoming freshman, alongside returning students at Austin College, helped prepare meals for those in the Honduras.
Herald Democrat | August 22, 2016
Austin College has named Kat Laster, from Hamilton College in New York, the new head coach of the Austin College softball team.
KTEN | August 18, 2016
Austin College freshman Paisley Wendell ’20 expressed her excitement along with the other incoming freshman during the Austin College Welcome Assembly.
KTEN | August 19, 2016
Austin College freshman Marian Bailey ’20 described the excitement surrounding the upcoming 2016 school year (link unavailable).
KTEN | August 21, 2016
Austin College students helped prepare over 30,000 meals for those in the Honduras, as part of Austin College’s First We Serve event.
KXII | August 11, 2016
Dr. Don Rogers, Political Science Faculty and director of Nonprofit Organizations and Public Service, comments on recent events and the upcoming election.
KXII | August 19, 2016
Austin College welcomes the new class of Roos to campus, comprised of over 300 students from the states as well as 17 other countries.
KXII | August 19, 2016
Kat Laster, from Hamilton College in New York, has been named the new head coach of Austin College’s softball team.
KXII | August 21, 2016
Students at Austin College spent time preparing meals for Send Hope, an organization that is helping provide food to those in the Honduras.
Blogs and Online Media
Austin College | August 26, 2016
Austin College celebrates its 168th year as students return to school at opening convocation.
North Texas E-News | August 16, 2016
Two Austin College biology faculty members, Dr. Jessica Healy and Dr. Peter Schulz, will be presenting for The Bluestem Chapter of Texas Master Naturalists.
North Texas E-News | August 19, 2016
Dr. Henry H. Bucher, Jr., history faculty at Austin College, asks how we are to perceive the contradictory statements made by Donald Trump in his presidential campaign.
North Texas E-News | August 29, 2016
Austin College will be hosting TEDxAustinCollege on September 22nd, 2016, featuring four Austin College professors and other special programs and videos in Mabee Hall.
News ‘Roos Can Use
Links to articles about current issues in higher education and topics that are relevant to the #Roonation.
Daily Caller | August 24, 2016
Recent proposals created by the Department of Education would threaten colleges, while providing students with increased ease in suing colleges that may have defrauded them.
Huffington Post | August 12, 2016
With student turnout at elections remaining disappointing, colleges should increase their efforts to encourage students to participate in elections and defend student voting.
The Council of Independent Colleges | August 2016
The Council of Independent Colleges presents “Student Debt: Myths and Facts,” a presentation containing new research about student debt.