School News
  • Austin College will host the second annual TEDxAustinCollege on Saturday, September 23, in a hour event that will feature short (up to 18 minutes) talks by seven members of the Austin College community amid interactive TED programming and TED Talks videos.
  • One notable change in the schedule this year is the traditional Saturday Homecoming parade is being moved to Thursday night, October 5, at 7 o'clock in downtown Durant. That evening’s event will kick off the Homecoming festivities; following the parade there will be food trucks and a live band at Market Square presented by Durant Main Street for all Southeastern alumni and friends and the Durant community.
  • Aynslie Andrew, Isabella Morrison, and Diavian Dezhane Shaw, seniors at Honey Grove High School, have recently been nominated by the student body as the 2017 Homecoming Court.
  • Notice is hereby given that on Monday, September 18, 2017, at 6:00 PM the Board of Trustees of the Bonham School District will hold a Regular Meeting at the Bonham ISD Administration Center, 1005 Chestnut Street, Bonham, Texas 75418.
  • Dr. Pam Quinn, who has led distance learning and online higher education efforts at the Dallas County Community College District for more than 30 years, believes that the knowledge industry "is changing rapidly with innovative approaches and players."
  • This year's recipients of the Distinguished Alumni award are Joy Culbreath, Mark Hughes, and Charles McCall, Sr.

  • The Texas Education Agency (TEA) and the Association of Texas Professional Educators (ATPE) have been advised of a current phishing email directed at teachers and school systems across the state.
  • Southeastern president Sean Burrage enjoys lunch on a frequent basis with students in the Student Union cafe. The informal setting allows the Southeastern president an opportunity to hear directly from students. Here he visits with two transfer students from Dallas, Kendrell Willis and Witt Wortham. This fall, the University is experiencing its highest enrollment in five years.
  • Area children are invited to participate in Austin College's 'Roo Bound program Saturday, September 16, from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This free Saturday morning program is an opportunity for children in kindergarten through 5th grade to spend fun, learning time with members of the Austin College community.
  • American mezzo-soprano Catherine Martin has been praised by The Washington Post for her "gorgeous, warm voice that you want to keep listening to," and she continues to make an impact in repertoire ranging from Verdi and Wagner to Strauss and Bellini.
  • Austin College senior Mindalena "Lena" Adams, shown here with a barred frog of Australia, will be the featured speaker at the Environmental Studies Lunch Talk at Noon on Tuesday, September 12, in Wright Campus Center, Room 231. She will discuss her Spring Term 2017 experiences at the School for Field Studies in Queensland, Australia.


  • The A&M Commerce College of Education and Human Services will host renowned sociologist and author Dr. Pedro Noguera to campus on Wednesday, September 27 in the university's historic Ferguson Hall for the first Sam Rayburn Speaker Series event of the academic year.
  • Austin College will present the annual A.J. Carlson Lecture on the Liberal Arts on Wednesday, September 13, featuring Dr. Leslie Harris, professor of history at Northwestern University. Her lecture, “Transforming Higher Education in the Liberal Arts: Merit, Access, Inclusion,” will be held at 5:00 p.m. in Wright Campus Center Room 231 and will be preceded by a 4:00 p.m. reception in the nearby Johnson Gallery. Both events are free and open to the public.
  • Would you be interested in volunteering twice a month at the Honey Grove Elementary school as a Reading Buddy?
  • Please give as your heart dictates and we will attempt to make a difference in their world. Remember, this is Texas and that’s just what we do!