International and National Media Highlights
Joint Mathematics Meetings | January 12, 2015
Austin College faculty Dr. Jack Mealy, senior Kusha Mohammadi, and sophomore Ryan Hood presented research at the largest mathematics meeting in the world.
Kansas City Star | January 14, 2015
Shawn Weigel, former Austin College assistant football coach, was hired by William Jewell College.
Dallas and Regional News
KERA – McCuistion TV | January 18, 2015
Dr. Marjorie Hass, Austin College president, spoke on television about learning online and the impact of technology on higher education. Part one and part two of the story were originally broadcast in May 2014.
Local Media Highlights
Austin College | January 8, 2015
The Austin College community is saddened to learn of the death of education advocate Robert ‘Bob’ Priddy, who supported numerous capital projects at Austin College.
Austin College | January 16, 2015
Dr. Lance Barton and Dr. Mark Hébert, Biology and Philosophy faculty, teach a January Term class focused on the science and culture of wine.
Austin College | January 19, 2015
January Term allows Austin College students the opportunity to take a course locally or globally with a focus in experiential learning.
Herald Democrat | January 7, 2015
36 Austin College upperclassmen study the science and culture of wine during January Term.
Herald Democrat | January 12, 2015
Dr. Beverly Tucker, former Director of Admissions at Austin College, wrote a book depicting challenges of raising a child with autism.
Herald Democrat | January 13, 2015
Austin College alumnus Randy Matthews ’80 was named the head football coach and associate athletic director at Durant High School.
Herald Democrat | January 18, 2015
Texoma groups, including Austin College students, came together as a community to remember the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. with a parade and church service.
Herald Democrat | January 18, 2015
Dr. Marjorie Hass, Austin College president, spoke about the dream of Martin Luther King, Jr. and how communication and education are the keys to social and economic equality.
Herald Democrat | January 19, 2015
Community leaders and guests celebrated Martin Luther King Jr. and remembered his call to action at the MLK Day breakfast Monday at Austin College.
Herald Democrat | January 21, 2015
The Austin College gym was full of spectators watching the Special Olympics basketball tournament during JanServe.
KXII – CBS, FOX Television News | January 15, 2015
Dr. Kevin Simmons, Economics faculty, spoke about the recent decrease in fuel prices.
KXII – CBS, FOX Television News | January 20, 2015
Austin College students, faculty and Texoma community members came together to celebrate the works of Martin Luther King Jr.
KTEN – ABC, NBC, CW Television News | January 17, 2015
Excited paraders, including Austin College students, marched through the streets of downtown Sherman to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
KTEN – ABC, NBC, CW Television News | January 22, 2015
The Austin College Service Station hosted a Special Olympics basketball competition during JanServe.
North Texas e-News | January 16, 2015
During ‘Roo Bound, Austin College student volunteers work with the children to provide a fun learning experience.
North Texas e-News | January 26, 2015
Austin College students seeking to learn about the culture and religion of Scotland are doing so as they spend the college’s January term in Scotland.
Big Brothers Big Sisters | January 2015
Melida Ailshire honored as the community-based Big Sister of the Year in Grayson County.
News ‘Roos Can Use
Links to articles about current issues in higher education and topics that are relevant to the #Roonation.
The New York Times | January 20, 2015
In his State of the Union address, President Obama proposes an agenda aimed at improving the fortunes of the middle class.
InsideHigherEd | January 21, 2015
President Obama pitches free community college and higher education tax credits in the State of the Union address.
The Boston Globe | January 21, 2015
Local students, college presidents, and higher education advocates are expressing optimism over President Obama’s ambitious proposal to make community college free for many students.