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On Monday, April 23, a number of distinguished philanthropists will speak at the 10th Annual Spring Symposium and Luncheon, an event hosted by the Women’s Philanthropy Board.
Jenna Bush Hager, daughter of former President George W. Bush, will be the featured speaker at the luncheon.
Hager traveled to Latin America as an intern with UNICEF and is currently a contributing correspondent to NBC’s Today. During her journey to Latin America, she…
Each year, Auburn gives a $1000 scholarship to a student in honor of former Dean of Students, Dr. James E. Foy. The Foy family established the award to recognize a student who exhibits qualities of leadership, character and a commitment to the Auburn community while maintaining a job to help fund education expenses.
This year, Jack Roberson was selected for the scholarship. Roberson, a junior studying communication and Spanish, has worked at the athletic…Continue
In tough economic times, keeping a small business afloat is not an easy task, said Haley Penny, owner of The Pink Room boutique located on South College Street.
Penny, Auburn alum, has been in the small business industry since June 2006. She launched Simply Charming, a clothing boutique, with the hopes of catering to a college crowd in need of an enjoyable shopping experience.
“Things were great from 2006 to probably the beginning of 2009,”…
Books and coffee are not the only things the Gnu’s Room has to offer.
Located on Gay Street next to Amsterdam’s Café, the Gnu’s Room recently made the decision to become a non-profit organization and renovate its space. So far, they’ve raised $8,400 through fundraising events and donations.
“Our kick-off fundraiser for the renovation project was actually in December,” said Tina Tatum, executive director of the Gnu’s Room. “It was called the South…