The recent Austin College Magazine focused on the College’s history of preparing students for careers in law and the success of graduates in the field. One graduate will mark a significant occasion in his career next week. William Allensworth ’68 of Austin, Texas, will argue before the United States Supreme Court Wednesday, October 9. Senior… [Read More]
Cliff Swallows: A Scientific Look at Colonies and Evolution During the summer months, highway overpasses throughout the western United States are swarming with cliff swallows. The small birds build mud nests in colonies on cliff ledges or under bridges, mostly living in large groups. The diversity of those groups and how the birds select their… [Read More]
Excitement is building at Austin College as the opening of the 165th academic year of the College draws near. Football, soccer, and volleyball athletes arrived on campus this past weekend for workouts and practices. Student members of the residence life staff were on hand to welcome the athletes, and more student leaders will arrive this… [Read More]
(Updated 8/20/13 at 2:45 p.m.) The Austin College community mourns the death today of senior trustee and 1950 alumnus Dr. G. Raymond Stephens, Jr., and offers sympathy to his wife, Betty, and their four children, Susan ’79, Martha ’80, John ’83, and David. Share your memories and condolences. The family has set the service for… [Read More]
(Updated 8/2/13, 4:00 p.m.) The Austin College community lost a treasured and much-beloved friend with the death of Sara Bernice Moseley, 95, on July 18. Her contributions to the life of the College and the thousands of alumni, faculty, staff, and friends she has touched are beyond measure. The community offers heartfelt condolences to her… [Read More]
Austin College celebrated the career achievements of former members of the Kangaroo family on Saturday night at its annual Legends Gala, with legendary high school basketball coach Joe Longino among those being honored as this year’s recipient of the Coach Joe Spencer Award for Meritorious Service and Lifetime Achievement in Coaching.
The Austin College community lost a long-time friend with the death of retiree Nelda Lambert July 16 at her home. The service for Nelda will be held Friday, July 19, at 10 a.m. at Parkside Baptist Church on Highway 75 in Denison. Visitation is Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. at Bratcher Funeral Home at… [Read More]
Karl Haller, retired Austin College biology lab manager and instructor of biology, has led weekly birding surveys—rain or shine—at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge since he arrived in Sherman more than 50 years ago. In fact, Karl was recognized in March by the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service for his significant service. Staff at the U.S.… [Read More]
Austin College celebrated the successful completion of its “Excellence in Your Backyard” regional campaign with a reception Tuesday evening. See the photos!
Michael Bardgett, a 2003 graduate of Austin College, has been named as this year’s recipient of the Kedric Couch Coach of the Year Award. The award is bestowed annually by Austin College to a distinguished alumnus who has excelled in the field of coaching at the high school, college, or professional level during the last… [Read More]