Saturday’s storms were all but forgotten Sunday morning as Austin College’s Clyde Hall Graduation Court filled with parents, grandparents, friends, and other family members in anticipation of the procession of the Class of 2019 and the start of Commencement exercises. The booming thunder of Saturday gave way to the call of the bagpipes that traditionally… [Read More]
Austin College alumnus Danny J. Anderson ’80 has been selected as the 19th president of Trinity University in San Antonio, Texas. Currently dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences at the University of Kansas, Dr. Anderson will assume the presidency in late May 2015. Read the full announcement.
Austin College will honor five graduates and two faculty members for distinguished professional accomplishment and/or service to the College on Friday, October 31, during Homecoming events on the campus. Awards will be presented during a dinner in Mabee Hall of Robert J. and Mary Wright Campus Center. For information, contact the Office of Alumni Engagement… [Read More]
Austin College alumnus Jim Walker ’82 was highlighted in the August 2014 issue of Of Counsel: The Legal Practice and Management Report, which includes an article on how he “scores big in a headline –generating IP case, with a surprising twist.” In the interview, Jim mentions his decision to attend Austin College because of the… [Read More]
Austin College professionals are at work to bring the ATHENA Award back to the area this fall, recognizing two exemplary leaders from Grayson, Fannin, or Cooke counties with the ATHENA Leadership Award® and the ATHENA Young Professional Leadership Award at a dinner Thursday, September 11. The program is offered by Austin College and its Texoma… [Read More]
Austin College Professor of History Hunt Tooley has a few open spots for alumni and friends on his January 2015 course, “World War II in the Heart of Europe.” The group will arrive in London a few days after Christmas, and from there travel to Normandy, Paris, the Ardennes, Berlin, Krakow (Auschwitz), and Vienna—and many… [Read More]
Austin College alumna Hayley Gillespie ’03 and her Art Science Gallery are highlighted on the Arts and Theater section of Austin360.com and the Austin American-Statesman. Her “Year of the Salamander” exhibit continues through June 21 at the gallery in Austin, Texas. “Art and science are symbiotic,” says Gillespie. “Really, they always have been.”
A Herald Democrat article highlights the tradition of the bagpipes at Austin College. Since 1995, alumna Beth Ann Merriweather ’85 has been one of the pipers. Read the full article in the Herald Democrat.
The Austin College coaches and team members honored more than 40 student-athletes, including the Austin College male and female athletes of the year, in its annual Athletics Convocation on Thursday night in Sid Richardson Gymnasium on the Austin College campus. By virtue of head coaches’ selections, senior football player Nathan Packard of Dallas and senior… [Read More]
Austin College alumnus Chad Carey ’99 and his restaurant The Monterey were included in the USA Today article “10 best foodie spots in San Antonio” released April 21, 2014. Chad and the restaurant were among several alumni featured in the Summer 2013 Austin College Magazine article “The Business of Food.”