Austin College

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Name: Austin College
First reported Apr 22 2014 - Updated Apr 22 2014 - 1 reports

A look through the area’s past — Blue Cross Claims Center finds new home in Denisond

SIXTY YEARS AGOApril 22, 1954Austin College music department will present Mrs. R.W. Bedford, soprano, in concert in Sherman Hall.Mrs. Bedford is a voice pupil of Miss Ethel Radar. Her previous musical training includes work at North Texas State College, ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 22 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

A look through the area’s past — Chemistry teacher has winning formula for teaching

SIXTY YEARS AGOApril 21, 1954When Austin College co-ed Irene Ortega left for a spring vacation at her home in Allende, Mexico, two other students went with her: Goldie Hester of Lubbock and Rita Kuang-Yuen Chow of Taiwan, Formosa.The girls were making ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 21 2014 - Updated Apr 21 2014 - 1 reports

Why choose a private school?

When I tell people I am principal of O’Connell College Preparatory School, a private Catholic school, I often receive reactions that, frankly, surprise me.Some say they would never choose a private school for their children’s education.When I ask why ... [Published Galveston County Daily News - Apr 21 2014]
First reported Apr 19 2014 - Updated Apr 19 2014 - 1 reports

Complex Issues

“Talk of imminent threat to our national security through the application of external force is pure nonsense.“Our threat is from the insidious forces working from within which have already so drastically altered the character of our free institutions, ... [Published LewRockwell.com - Apr 19 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Blake Austin to hold cut-a-thon fundraiser

Blake Austin College - Beauty Academy will host a Cut-A-Thon & Chair Massage Benefit rom 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday.Haircuts will be $10, Chair Massage will be offered for $1 per minute, and a bake sale table hosted by the students will be filled with ... [Published Vacaville Reporter - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 18 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 1 reports

Distinguished Conservationist to Speak at Austin College

SHERMAN, TEXAS—Austin College’s Center for Environmental Studies will host a public lecture by Julia Marton-Lefèvre, director general of the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), on Monday, April 21, at 12:30 p.m. in Wright Campus Center, ... [Published KXII-TV 12 - Apr 18 2014]
First reported Apr 13 2014 - Updated Apr 13 2014 - 1 reports

Austin College hosts student leaders of Taiwanese protests

Taiwanese student protesters today ended a 24-day occupation of Taiwan’s Parliament aimed at blocking the passage of a trade agreement with China and in opposition to what students described as undemocratic black-box politics. At least 300,000 Taiwanese ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 13 2014]
First reported Apr 10 2014 - Updated Apr 10 2014 - 1 reports

Austin College hosts annual AIDS Quilt Program April 10

SHERMAN, TEXAS—The annual Austin College/ACCares Spring AIDS Quilt program will be held Thursday, April 10, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Living Room of the Robert J. and Mary Wright Campus Center. Local AIDS quilts will be on display. The program is free ... [Published North Texas e-News - Apr 10 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Austin College receives $500,000 Mellon Foundation Grant

SHERMAN—Austin College has been awarded a three-year $500,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation in support of “Collaborative Pedagogies in the Digital Age.” The Mellon grant will provide opportunities for faculty to enhance their courses through ... [Published North Texas e-News - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 09 2014 - Updated Apr 09 2014 - 1 reports

Austin College Hosts Annual AIDS Quilt Program

SHERMAN, TEXAS—The annual Austin College/ACCares Spring AIDS Quilt program will be held Thursday, April 10, from 4:30 to 6 p.m. in the Living Room of the Robert J. and Mary Wright Campus Center. Local AIDS quilts will be on display. The program is free ... [Published KXII-TV 12 - Apr 09 2014]
First reported Apr 05 2014 - Updated Apr 05 2014 - 1 reports

Pirates open series with team win at Austin College

Pirates open series with team win at Austin College ... [Published Noodls - Apr 05 2014]
Entities: Austin College
First reported Apr 04 2014 - Updated Apr 04 2014 - 1 reports

Austin College awarded $500,000 technology grant

SHERMAN -- A Texoma college just received a grant that will help fuse technology with learning.Austin college has been awarded a $500,000 grant from a foundation to enhance courses through technology.The school says the money will help integrate digital ... [Published KTEN.com - Apr 04 2014]

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...Her thesis is titled "Preaching in Fallow Time: Nurturing Deep-Rooted Growth Through Word and Sacrament." Watson is a former president of the Austin College Alumni Association
"Our research finds that tornado warnings reduce fatalities and injuries," Dr. Sutter said. "This study sought to discover if tornado watches provide any additional life-saving effects. We could document no such effects."
"They know how to tweet and SnapChat, and they've been playing with their iPhones and iPads since they were children," she said. "But they don't necessarily come with the same level of sophistication in how to use those tools for effective communication."
...A second example is "Writing Mexican-Americans into Seventh Grade Texas History,” in which Austin College students created digitally enhanced lesson plans to tell the story of Mexican-Americans and their contribution to the history of Texas. Over the life of the program, as many as one-third of faculty members may offer digitally enhanced courses resulting in dozens of course offerings for Austin College students."

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SSG Named a Finalist for Greater Dallas Busines... [Published PRWeb - 11 hours ago]
A look through the area’s past — Blue Cross Cla... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 22 2014]
A look through the area’s past — Chemistry teac... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 21 2014]
Why choose a private school? [Published Galveston County Daily News - Apr 21 2014]
Texas Health-WNJ Volunteers celebrate year [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 20 2014]
Complex Issues [Published LewRockwell.com - Apr 19 2014]
Blake Austin to hold cut-a-thon fundraiser [Published Vacaville Reporter - Apr 18 2014]
Distinguished Conservationist to Speak at Austi... [Published KXII-TV 12 - Apr 18 2014]
New logo in hand, Keep Sherman Beautiful moves ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 16 2014]
Taiwanese protest leader visits AC; urges vigil... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 15 2014]
Centenary's Aaron Quintanilla earns conference ... [Published Shreveport Times - Apr 14 2014]
Austin College hosts student leaders of Taiwane... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 13 2014]
Texoma Commmunity Center turns trash into treasure [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 13 2014]
Rep. Armey advises Grayson County GOP [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 13 2014]
Centenary sweeps doubleheader [Published Shreveport Times - Apr 13 2014]
A look through the area’s — Rialto loft yields ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
Texoma Rainbow Iris Society to hold iris show o... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
Loyless named assistant VP for resource develop... [Published Rice University - Apr 11 2014]
Quilts bear witness to local AIDS victims [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 11 2014]
Alumna to deliver Baccalaureate sermon [Published North Texas e-News - Apr 10 2014]
Austin College hosts annual AIDS Quilt Program ... [Published North Texas e-News - Apr 10 2014]
Sherman man arrested for having $4,000 worth of... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 10 2014]
Big Country Notebook: Numbers add up for succes... [Published Abilene Reporter - Apr 10 2014]
Austin College receives $500,000 Mellon Foundat... [Published North Texas e-News - Apr 09 2014]
Austin College Hosts Annual AIDS Quilt Program [Published KXII-TV 12 - Apr 09 2014]
New study could assist Weather Service in savin... [Published Troy University Tropolitan - Apr 08 2014]
Austin College junior Sophie Higgs wins Nationa... [Published North Texas e-News - Apr 08 2014]
Rural Mexican Business is Focus of Lecture [Published KXII-TV 12 - Apr 08 2014]
Pre-K offers head start for students who might ... [Published Sherman Denison Herald Democrat - Apr 07 2014]
Dear President Obama and Secretary Kerry: An Op... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 07 2014]
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Dear President Obama and Secretary Kerry: An Op... [Published ScienceBlogs : Combined Feed - Apr 07 2014]
An Open Letter on the Keystone XL Tar Sands Pipeline from Scientists and Economists April 7 , 2014 President Barack Obama The White House 1600Pennsylvania Avenue NWWashington, DC 20500 Secretary John Kerry U. S . Department of State2201 C Street ...
More than 100 scientists and economists call fo... [Published Switchboard, from NRDC - Apr 07 2014]
Elizabeth Shope, Advocate, Washington, D.C. Today, more than 100 scientists and economists called on President Obama and Secretary of State John Kerry to reject the Keystone XL tar sands pipeline that would bring some of the world’s dirtiest fuel ...
Study Finds Child Death Costs U.S. 1.5 Billion ... [Published PR.com Press Releases - Mar 20 2014]
Phoenix, AZ, March 20, 2014 --( PR.com )-- The death of a child at any age could cost the U.S. economy roughly 1.5 billion dollars per year, the majority of which results from presenteeism costs, according to a recent study. Dr. Melanie Fox, an economist ...
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