The annual Austin College Kenneth W. Street Law Symposium, designed for law professionals and interested students, will be held Friday, February 25, from 11 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. in Hoxie Thompson Auditorium of Sherman Hall. A luncheon and keynote address will be held in Mabee Hall of Wright Campus Center, and a reception in Collins… [Read More]
North Texas saw extreme weather last week, with inches of snow and ice, warnings to avoid driving, and rolling blackouts. Austin College closed the campus for two days to protect students who had just returned for the spring semester, and professors struggled to make it in for classes. Where did this intense weather come from?… [Read More]
Due to inclement weather, Austin College Theatre Scholarship auditions have been rescheduled for Saturday, February 19. Please contact Amanda Kisselle in the Office of Admission with any questions.
Teach For America, a nonprofit that aims to send top college students to teach in some of the nation’s poorest schools, has been given $100 million to launch its first-ever endowment in hopes of making the grass-roots organization a permanent fixture in education. Founder Wendy Kopp was Austin College’s inaugural Posey Leadership Award winner in… [Read More]
Grace Presbytery Senior High Youth Connection: January 28-30 Approximately 750 senior high youth and adult sponsors will arrive at Austin College Friday evening, January 28, for the Grace Presbytery Senior High Youth Connection (SHYC), ready for a weekend focusing on the theme “What’s Love Got to Do With It?” Thirty-five current members of the Austin… [Read More]
Lisa Fain ’91 moved to New York to pursue a writing career, but soon became homesick. She turned her longing for Texas–especially Texas foods–into a blog, and a soon-to-be-published book, Homesick Texan.
Austin College will hold an “e-waste” recycling event open to the public on Saturday, January 29, 9 a.m. to noon. E-waste professionals will accept unwanted electrical equipment and materials at the old Sherman Wire Plant at 1300 East Pacific. The event is a part of the College’s Thinking Green initiative. The recycling is free, except… [Read More]
Austin College’s Dean’s List has been announced for Fall Term 2010, according to Austin College Registrar Texas Rüegg. Students named to the Dean’s List earned a semester grade point average of at least 3.75 on a 4.0 scale and are ranked in the top 20 percent of the student body. “Academic achievement is the primary… [Read More]
Austin College hosted a celebration of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on January 17, with support from local Rotary groups. The main speaker was Chief Justice Carolyn Wright of the Texas Fifth Court of Appeals, and the Sherman Federated Choir performed. Sophomore Robert Epps was the student speaker.
The first order of business for more than 200 Austin College students who will return to campus for the spring term on January 30 will be to return their internal clocks to Central Time after spending January Term in locations around the globe. During Jan Term, students take only one course, so many take advantage… [Read More]