Mack Bolen ’21 | A new take on concussions and the impact they have had on contact sports
Mack is an Austin College senior majoring in neuroscience. She hopes to pursue a career in medicine and specialize in athletic pediatric Traumatic Brain Injury.
Brittnay Connor ’14 | An insider’s look at the challenges in public education system
Brittnay is a Dallas ISD teacher and both a Fulbright and Teach for America alumna. She focuses her teaching career on making positive change for schools and students on the brink.
Tim Crossley ’20 | How to conquer your fears – a lesson from the football field
Tim graduated this spring and is currently finishing up his Master of Art in Teaching degree in the Austin College’s Austin Teacher Program. He is also in front of the classroom this year, teaching middle school Texas History and coaching football, basketball, & track in Mesquite, TX.
Betsy Walling Furler ’89 | Our Differences are our Superpowers: Thinking beyond the “dis” in disability
Betsy is a Houston, Texas, speech pathologist and CEO of Communication Circles. She is an expert in augmentative communication and a pioneer in the use of mobile apps for individuals with disabilities.
Dr. David Whelan | Our Lone Star: Understanding the Vastness of Space
David is an assistant professor of physics at Austin College, where he loves using the IDEA Center’s Adams Observatory to teach about the night sky.