Compiled by Public Affairs Office Interns
International and National Media Highlights
E Paris Extra | August 17, 2018
Jenilyn Fowzer Saunders ’08 will travel to Puerto Rico and serve on a mortuary response team to provide aid following the aftermath of Hurricane Maria.
JDNews | August 16, 2018
Dr. Kimberly Redmond-Carr ’89 has been named Principal of Department of Defense Education Activity Americas’ Heroes Elementary School at Camp Lejeune in Jacksonville, North Carolina.
Dallas and Regional News
KFOR News 4 | August 18, 2018
Dr. Steven Goldsmith, professor of biology, comments on how the weather is contributing to the recent influx of crickets in Texoma.
Texas Standard | August 15, 2018
Biology faculty Dr. Steven Goldsmith explains that it is mild winters that have allowed for the recent cricket infestation.
Local Media Highlights
Herald Democrat | August 31, 2018
Austin College is joining the national trend of competitive video gaming, known as esports, starting with a new club this fall.
OAOA News | August 29, 2018
Dr. Robert Chappell ’67 discusses his academic journey and what led him to become a dermatologist.
Herald Democrat | August 16, 2018
Ed Richardson ’95, director of advocacy programs and coach of the Austin College mock trial team, secures the use of courtrooms in Grayson County Courthouse and Justice Center for a special mock trial competition in January.
Herald Democrat | August 15, 2018
Austin College welcomes nearly 440 new freshmen — the largest class in the school’s history — to campus as the 170th year of the College commences.
Herald Banner | August 14, 2018
Professor of biology Dr. Steven Goldsmith says we are in cricket season in North Texas.
KXII News 12 | August 13, 2018
Biology faculty Dr. Steven Goldsmith offers information regarding the life cycle of crickets and how it has contributed to the current cricket population in Texoma.
Herald Democrats | August 8, 2018
Dr. Shannon Cornelison-Brown ’04, assistant professor of business finance and CPA, comments on the intricacies of investing in the alcohol industry.
KXII News 12 | August 4, 2018
Claude Webb ’77, Melissa girls athletic director and former coach, was awarded the Coach Joe Spencer Award for Meritorious Service and Lifetime Achievement in Coaching at Austin College’s Legends Weekend.
Blogs and Online Media
Austin College | August 28, 2018
Austin College and Sherman Public Library celebrate as Louisa May Alcott’s Classic 1868 novel Little Women turns 150 with a lecture by Dr. Randi Tanglen, English faculty, and a panel discussion featuring community leaders, including Cece O’Day, First Lady of Austin College.
North Texas e-News | August 27, 2018
Dr. Randi Tanglen, associate professor of English, in partnership with the Sherman Public Library, will offer a lecture and panel discussion in celebration of 150th anniversary of the publication of Little Women.
North Texas e-News | August 23, 2018
Dr. Loriann Garcia, assistant professor of biology at Austin College, will speak about plant and insect relationships at Hagerman National Wildlife Refuge in September.
Routledge | August 2018
Dr. Ruth Cape, associate professor of German at Austin College, publishes The Essential Writings of Sabina Spielrein, Pioneer of Psychoanalysis, a translation of the writing of Sabina Spielrein, one of the first female psychoanalysts and a pioneer in that field.
News ’Roos Can Use
Links to articles about current issues in higher education and topics that are relevant to #RooNation.
The Chronicle of Higher Education | August 28, 2018
A majority of hiring managers and business executives have confidence in higher education for preparing students for their first jobs.