Nationwide Media Highlights
Forbes | July 23, 2012
Sherman, home to Austin College, is listed #98 on Forbes Best Small Places for Business and Careers.
Market Watch – Wall Street Journal | June 22, 2012
Carlos J. Cardenas, MD, ’80, is recognized By Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide Publication.
New York Times | July 5, 2012
Phillip Cohen, ’13, is photographed in an article about hostels for computer entrepreneurs.
New York Times | July 18, 2012
Austin College Trustee Dr. Fazlur Rahman recently wrote a NYT article about Lonesome George, a 100-year-old tortoise that lived in the Galapagos Islands.
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Regional and Local Media Highlights
Austin College | June 18, 2012
The Sherman Community Players’ production of Fiddler on the Roof includes several members of the Austin College family.
Dallas Morning News | June 25, 2012
Hospital chaplain, Matt Crownover, ’95, discovers “spiritual awakening” as a long-distance trail runner. See attached article.
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Herald Democrat – Sherman | June 27, 2012
Topping out ceremony for the IDEA Center at Austin College.
Herald Democrat – Sherman | July 15 2012
Participants in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program of Grayson County have discovered the impact of volunteering their time. “It’s the best part of the week,” Chanel Rafie, ’12, said of the time she spends with her “little sister,” Lexi.
Herald Democrat – Sherman | July 15 2012
Austin College now has a real-time stock market ticker, and it was created by one of the college’s own, Chris Struble, ’12.
Herald Democrat – Sherman | July 21, 2012
With record attendance, this is the 10th anniversary of the collaboration formed between the Sherman Independent School District and Austin College to teach free two-week Think Camp designed for and talented students and their siblings.
Herald Democrat – Sherman | July 24, 2012
Forbes ranking Sherman at #98 points to both Austin College and Grayson College as assets for the Sherman area.
KTEN News – Texoma | June 20, 2012
One family says they have found a way to help people thousands of miles away learn to read. Austin College student Whitney Russell ’15 is quoted in this article about sending books to Africa.
KTEN News – Texoma | June 27, 2012
Austin College completes first phase of IDEA Center construction with the Topping Out milestone.
KTEN News – Texoma | July 16, 2012
Despite the job market that continues to look bleak for so many graduates, one local Austin College grad, Chris Struble, ’12, has overcome the odds in a unique way.
KTEN News – Texoma | July 22, 2012
Jill Schurr, professor of psychology at Austin College talks about mourning and moving forward after Colorado’s tragic shooting.
KXII News – Texoma | June 27, 2012
Workers placed a tree on top of the Austin College IDEA Center. This Topping Out milestone celebrates the end of creating the external frame for the building.
KXII News – Texoma | July 12, 2012
Austin College alum and Athletics Hall of Honor member Mary Nickell, ’78, has been named the new head men’s and women’s tennis coach of the Kangaroos.
KXII News – Texoma | July 16, 2012
Just weeks before graduating from Austin College, Chris Struble, ‘12, was asked to create a program that will update the college’s stock market ticker automatically
KXII News – Texoma | July 20, 2012
More than 80 students took part in Austin College’s 10th annual Thinking Camp at Jefferson Elementary.
KXII News – Texoma | July 23, 2012
Local psychologist and Austin College professor of psychology, Jill Schurr, reflects on Aurora theater shooting.
North Texas E-News | July 4, 2012
Bob Cape, Austin College professor of classics has been named the new Chief Reader for the Advanced Placement Latin exam for four years, beginning in 2012.
North Texas E-News | July 15, 2012
Austin College celebrated the career achievements of former members of the Kangaroo family at its annual Legends Gala.
Pegusas News DFW | June 22, 2012
Jim Schermbeck ‘80, of increasing renown for his efforts as head of the organization Downwinders at Risk, has fought many battles in his time as a community organizer and advocate.
San Antonio Woman Magazine | July-August 2012
Though no actual laurel crown was placed on her head, on April 3, Mayor Julián Castro officially appointed author and educator Carmen Tafolla, ’72, as San Antonio’s first poet laureate and the first city laureate in the state of Texas. Carmen’s picture is attached.