Nationwide Media Highlights
NBC Nightly News (msnbc.com) | July 3, 2011
Anthony Swift, ’03 graduate of Austin College, is an attorney with Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC) International Program in Washington D.C. He was featured on the Yellowstone River oil spill in Montana and shows up on the video at 1:28.
Oil&Gas Financial Journal | July 5, 2011
Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP has added Rodney L. Moore, an ’84 graduate of Austin College, as partner as part of its efforts to expand the midstream energy deal-making capabilities of its private equity practice.
SCAC Sports | June 18, 2011
Jaclyn Davis has been named the new head coach of the Austin College softball program.
sys-con.com | June 21, 2011
Apartments.com asks America to vote for roommate of the year. Amy Harvey, a junior at Austin College, is a finalist for Apartments.com 2011 Roommate of the Year.
Worchester Business Journal | June 20, 2011
The economics of a disaster are different for each storm, said Kevin Simmons, an economics professor at Austin College in Texas who has studied the business impact of natural disasters.
YouTube | July 6, 2011
The IDEA Center groundbreaking on June 3 is posted on YouTube.
Regional and Local Media Highlights
Dallas Morning News | June 29, 2011
Austin College hosted Taiwanese ambassadors during their visit to the United States. Madison Messinger, a sophomore at Austin College, is a Global Outreach Fellow in Tainan this year and is working with the indigenous Siraya tribe.
KERA | July 6, 2011
KERA re-broadcasted their talk about what makes Texas History so fascinating with Light Cummins, professor of History at Austin College and State Historian of Texas.
KTAL (Texarkana) | July 6, 2011
Mark Sartain, East Texas Baptist University head football coach and ’82 graduate of Austin College who played on the 1981 national championship football team, is mentioned in this news article. Scroll down the page to Other Football Notes.
kxii.com | July 5, 2011
Austin College archivist, Justin Banks, made a discovery in the College’s book archives. A pamphlet that dates back to the revolutionary war.
North Texas e-news | June 18, 2011
Jaclyn Davis has been named the new head coach of the Austin College softball program, athletics director David Norman has announced.
San Angelo Standard-Times | July 4, 2011
Dr. Fazlur Rahman, a Trustee at Austin College, has retired from his practice as an Oncologist after 35 years.
Sherman Herald Democrat | June 15, 2011
Arianne Goddard, who just completed her freshman year at Austin College, is the first Austin College player to be ranked in the top 50 in tennis.
Sherman Herald Democrat | July 3, 2011
Shannon Stewart will serve as the new director of Alumni Giving for Austin College. Shannon will work toward developing and implementing a comprehensive reunion program with a focus on Homecoming and Reunion Weekend.
The Huntsville Item | June 19, 2011
District Judge Keeling compiles story of county’s district court, judges. Austin College was the site of the first law school in Texas.
The Heisman Trophy presented to Doak Walker, as well as SMU’s replica of the Doak Walker Award, will be on display at Austin College as part of the College’s annual athletics department Legends Weekend on July 14-15.
George Diggs, professor of Biology at Austin College, will preview his book Ferns and Lycophytes of Texas at Texas Discovery Gardens on Tuesday, July 19.