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August 2012 Blog Posts (23)

Auburn hosting FLW college fishing regional championship Sept. 8-10

AUBURN - Football fans who attend Auburn's Sept. 10 matchup with the Mississippi State Bulldogs will have the opportunity to see the South's top collegiate anglers weigh their prize catches at Ag Heritage Park.

Twenty schools will be competing in the National Guard FLW College Fishing Southeast…


Added by Auburn Family on August 31, 2012 at 9:17pm — No Comments

Professional Practices Class in the Department of Art Invites Submissions

The Professional Practices class in the Department of Art at Auburn University invite submissions of artworks on paper by undergraduates and recent undergraduate students (2012), 18 years and older, in the Southeast region of the U.S. The Deadline is September 20th. One image per student, limit: 36…


Added by Auburn Family on August 31, 2012 at 9:04pm — No Comments

Charlie Van Valkenburgh, AU '80, Sets Land Speed Record on 1000cc Motorcycle at Bonneville Salt Flats (VIDEO)

How often do you hear your student say, "My dad is out on the Bonneville Salt Flats attempting a world land speed record."

Right.  Never.

This summer, Abbey VanValkenburgh '13 shared this news with me.  We both knew, it deserved a story.  So, here it…


Added by Auburn Family on August 31, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Charlie Van Valkenburgh :: AU Alum's Land Speed Motorcycle Record

...word came last week that Huntsville's Charlie VanValkenburgh ('80 Industrial Design) was on the cusp of setting a record in the 1000cc P-P motorcycle class, (at the Bonneville Salt Flats in Utah)...

VanValkenburgh, 55, is the president of Pit Bull Products, Inc., a motorcycle accessories…


Added by Auburn Family on August 23, 2012 at 8:00am — No Comments

Stephanie Taugner :: Raining Blue in Indianapolis

"Auburn University has an incredible reputation and especially in the Art and Architecture Departments," said…


Added by Auburn Family on August 17, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Honor's Grad Nealey Dozier is Dixie Caviar :: A New Kind of Southern

"I was born and raised in Auburn and loved every single minute of my childhood," said Nealey Dozier.…


Added by Auburn Family on August 16, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Auburn Abroad in Italy :: Anna Davidson

Please head on over to Anna…


Added by Auburn Family on August 15, 2012 at 9:16am — No Comments

Nicole Thomason :: Walls Media, Nikki Alexa Designs & Birmingham Fashion Week

"When it came to picking colleges, there were no other options…


Added by Auburn Family on August 15, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Jason Dufner On Ryder Cup Team

   Jason Dufner stands number three in 2012 Ryder Cup Points to represent the United States at Medinah (Ill) Country Club September 28-30,2012.  This is ahead of such golfers as Zach Johnson,Matt Kuchar, Phil Mickelson,Jim Furyk and Rickie Fowler.  Auburn gets noticed in PGA Golf! We wish Jason the best!!!!

Added by Roger W Tinkham on August 14, 2012 at 7:00pm — No Comments

You+Your Friends+Auburn= 1 Great Adventure

When graduation ends your time here at Auburn its always hard to leave friends behind. That's why we love to give you an opportunity to have one last adventure with them. The European Grad Tour is having its first and biggest promotion of the year. Now until September 17th you can receive up to $300 off the tour! Your friends don't even have to be graduates to join you on this amazing experience. War Eagle!  Click Photo for:

War Eagle Travelers…


Added by STUDENT TRAVEL AMBASSADOR on August 14, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Jenny Rikelman :: Honors Graduate Exemplifies Community Outreach

"I chose Auburn because I loved the community feel of the town," said Jenny Rikelman.

Like all of our featured alumni and students, Jenny has an appetite for hard work and tackling many challenges at the same time.  

"Auburn has allowed me to learn and grow in the fields of marketing,…


Added by Auburn Family on August 14, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

Gabrielle Hoyt :: Award-Winner and Storyteller ... from Sweet Young Man to Mama and the Wonderful Airport Land of Games

Get ready for a "Mr. Toad’s Wild Ride" on Gabrielle's blog.  Like the eponymous Disneyland ride, Gabrielle can weave a tale that is "more frenetic than frightening."  The experience is much…


Added by Auburn Family on August 13, 2012 at 2:00am — No Comments

Kendall Wangman :: Auburn's Fashionista & A Vegetarian in Alabama ... and Yoga Guru

Our blogger closing out this week's features ... well, she's probably in need of an intervention.  A vegetarian blog, her College Fashionista blog posts, manager at Behind the Glass, working at the yoga studio ... and now, she's probably going to contribute to the the new yoga Facebook page,…


Added by Auburn Family on August 10, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

Lindsay Allen :: She Embodies the Servant Leadership Philosophy "Better To Serve Others, Not Yourself"

We have discovered yet another prolific blogger and social media enthusiast.  Auburn alumna Lindsay Allen '10 has two blogs; plus, her social media outlets like Facebook and Pinterest.

Twenty-six posts at JamesTwoTwentySeven (documenting her mission trip) ... and sixty-three posts at…


Added by Auburn Family on August 9, 2012 at 1:00am — No Comments

My Drawing Made the Catalog!

Good News!!! My drawing made it into the Drawing Connections catalog! The Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy, held the Drawing Connections Exhibition last September-October. The entries had to be in postcard size format. They had well over 4,500 entries from 70 countries. They only put 278…


Added by Melissa B Tubbs on August 8, 2012 at 9:00am — 2 Comments

Flack Rabbit: Margie Maddux Newman - Top 15 Young PR Pros To Watch

Today's blogger has a sense of humor ... to go along with her remarkable talent.  So does her husband, as you'll see later.

"My senior year of high school, I was dating a life-long Auburn fan. I slept the entire drive I took along with his family to a football game--my first-ever SEC football…


Added by Auburn Family on August 8, 2012 at 3:00am — No Comments

Jason Dufner Third in PGA Golf Tour Cup

Our Jason Dufner remains third in the latest PGA Tour Cup Standings for the season.

He is only 36 points out of second place behind Tiger Woods and Zack Johnson.

Jason is in second place in Money Earnings behind only Tiger. 

AUBURN still standing out in golf even during the time most of…


Added by Roger W Tinkham on August 7, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

Lacey Beno :: Time Inc. Fellowship - Coastal Living 2012 Ultimate Beach House

Lacey Beno (photo left) is a two-time graduate of Auburn University.  She received her B.A. in public relations in Spring of 2010 and in Fall 2011 Lacey received her M.A. in communication.

"I knew (or should I say, my parents knew) I would be going to Auburn from Day 1.…


Added by Auburn Family on August 7, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

Anna Davidson :: La Bella Vita in Europe

Anna Davidson '13, a Liberal Arts major, experienced her la bella vita (wonderful life) in Italy this summer, thanks to the College of Human Sciences.

Auburn University offers the Joseph S. Bruno Auburn Abroad…


Added by Auburn Family on August 6, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

Blogger Series Concludes with Ten Alumni and Students from Around the Country and World

Auburn Alumni Blogger Series continues with 10 new bloggers.  You'll find Foodies with great recipes to jewelry and fashion creators.  We also have a student just back from a study abroad trip to Europe and Auburn's real-life student fashionista. There's more, too.

These students and alumni choose to write for…


Added by Auburn Family on August 4, 2012 at 5:30am — No Comments

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