Meet Chris Smith: Chris Smith ’84 received the Texas A&M Inspiration Award in December 2010—an unusual award based on extraordinary inspiration. Sponsored by the Office of the President, the purpose of the award is to recognize Texas high school teachers who have inspired Texas A&M graduates at the high school level, challenging them while preparing… [Read More]
Dance Leads to Fulbright Award Ashwini Shridhar ‘05 dances to tell a story. Her dancing—geometric, precise, and colorful—is traditionally intended to explore religious mythologies. “While the mythology is important, we have new stories to tell, as well,” she said. “Why not tell the story of traffic moving through a city?” In a video clip on… [Read More]
Meet Natalie Eustace: Natalie Bencowitz Eustace ’68 was among 30 women educators nationwide selected to attend the Delta Kappa Gamma summer 2010 Leadership/Management Seminar at the McCombs School of Business at the University of Texas. The intense educational experience was taught by experts in the field of leadership and management and included course work in… [Read More]
For Extraordinary Contribution: Ron Kirk Receives UT Honor Ron Kirk ’76 has been selected to receive the prestigious University of Texas Presidential Citation for 2010. The recognition was created in 1979 to recognize the extraordinary contributions of individuals who personify the university’s commitment to transforming lives. As United States trade representative, Kirk is a member… [Read More]
Amber Childress ‘07 wants you to save the trees. But she isn’t a stereotypical tree-hugger. She spends more of her time in dress suits in Washington, D.C., than in dirty jeans in a national park. She’s more likely to be speaking to African delegates than protesting logging. Amber works with the Terrestrial Carbon Group (TCG),… [Read More]
Meet Casie Luong: Casie Luong ’10 discovered her passion for combining music and service during an internship in Vietnam during summer 2008. She completed an Austin College Lilly vocational internship in Ho Chi Minh City at The Little Rose Shelter, which housed 20 girls, ages 8-19. Casie shared her love of piano with the residents,… [Read More]
After graduation, a group of Austin College students stayed together and formed X Team Artists, a collaboration to promote artists of all kinds of media. The 12 Austin College alumni and a current student built a website to showcase their work. Their main project is “Videotape,” a film about murder, love and mystery. Steven Hayes… [Read More]
Plan now to attend Homecoming 2011 on October 28-30! Mark your calendars for Legends 2011 July 15-17 Watch for details online and in the mail!