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September 2014 Blog Posts (43)

Auburn Public Relations Day 2014 :: October 2

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Thursday, Oct. 2, 2014

Student Center, Second Floor

Admission is free and open to ALL…


Added by Auburn Family on September 30, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Auburn University Dance Marathon Pledges $500,000 to Local Children's Hospital

One of Auburn University’s own student run organizations is making a big difference in the lives of many families across state borders.

Auburn University Dance Marathon has pledged $500,000 over a five year span to the Children’s Hospital at Columbus Regional Health at Midtown Medical Center in Columbus, Ga. and is being recognized with a permanent plaque in their honor.

On Friday, Oct. 3, at 1 p.m. EST, the hospital is…


Added by Morgan Gamble on September 30, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Five Unexpected Ways That The Division of Student Affairs Can Help You

Auburn University’s Division of Student Affairs’ purpose is to serve its students. However, most students do not realize the number of services available to them. Here are five unexpected ways that the Division of Student Affairs can help you.


Student Advocacy - Student Conduct…


Added by Mallory Ferguson on September 30, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Admissions Advisors Share Their Knowledge with Prospective Students

Applying for college can be an extremely exciting and sometimes stressful time. Every year Auburn University receives applications from prospective students in all 50 states and many different foreign countries.

Unknown to…


Added by Sarah Buck on September 29, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

How to Set Yourself Apart for Future Jobs: Auburn Eportfolio program

Auburn University public relations students all relish their time in Robert French’s class titled “Style and Design” where the students are able to fully create an online resume and portfolio. This class utilizes HTML and CSS coding to create a website unique to each person. However, Auburn offers a program for students of all majors to create an online resume without having to be a pr major.…


Added by Blair Bolton on September 29, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Top 15 Things to do for Fall Family Weekend

Fall Family Weekend falls on Sept. 26-28. It is the same weekend as Auburn's Homecoming so there are many exciting events to attend. There is so much going on it is hard to choose what to do. That is where this list comes in, it is the top 15 things to do in Auburn for Fall Family Weekend.

1. Touchdown into Savings at PNC Tailgate Party

11 a.m.-2 p.m. PNC bank (1605 S. College Street)

Go visit PNC Bank and grab some free pizza and sweet treats, and enter their…


Added by Brittany Webster on September 26, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Toomer's Oak Tree Clones For Sale at Auburn University

Toomer’s oaks are not forever lost. One of Auburn’s greatest icons and traditions can still be continued right in your own backyard.

Dr. Gary Keever, an Auburn University researcher and professor of horticulture has worked many years to propagate healthy Auburn Oak clones. In 2013, before the trees were cut down, Keever collected

more than 2,000 rhizomatic shoots directly from the roots of the trees. From there, Keever used plant hormones to promote…


Added by Laurie Webb on September 26, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Medal of Honor recipient lives out Auburn Creed

"I believe in my country, because it is a land of freedom and because it is my own home, and that I can best serve that country by doing justly, loving mercy and walking humbly with my God," George Petrie once said. 

Retired Army Command Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins embodies this verse of the Auburn Creed like no other.…


Added by Casey Whitaker on September 25, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Homecoming 2014 Parade Route

SGA Homecoming Parade Route

Aside from being a time for the alumni, Homecoming is a great time for the students. Spirits are high with events, including the Omicron Delta Kappa Cake Race, the big game on Saturday, painted signs and windows, election of Miss Homecoming, and band parties.

2010 marked the revival of a old Auburn Homecoming Tradition, the SGA Homecoming Parade. The Homecoming…


Added by Auburn Family on September 25, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Encouraging Students Halfway Around the World

Dr. Jane Teel began the year 2014 with a plan for her summer that included all she knew and was accustomed to: Auburn, teaching, home… and Auburn. It was through a phone call from a friend that she learned about a study abroad program called Global Lead.

This program would allow her to travel to South Africa and teach leadership classes at Oglethorpe University in Cape Town.

Nearly five months, later Teel was on a 22-hour flight to Cape Town, South Africa with…


Added by Katie Wendland on September 25, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Auburn says HEY: Auburn's 2014 Hey Day

Auburn University is known for its many different traditions, but one of the most favorited by the student population is Hey Day. Hey Day is a tradition that was created to promote friendliness among Auburn students, faculty and staff. Auburn prides itself on the being a family. Hey Day is one of the…


Added by Savanah Segrest on September 24, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Recycling Auburn: Students Take Environmental Issues Seriously and the City Does Too

AUBURN, Ala. - City of Auburn Environmental Services makes it easy to dispose of all your recyclable items and help keep Auburn clean. Since 1999, the Recycling Drop-Off Center located at 365-A North Donahue Drive has been available 24 hours a day, seven days a week and 365 days a year.…


Added by Emma Sager on September 24, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Preparing Teens for College: Alabama’s Youth Leadership Development Program

     In 2008, Dr. Kevin Walsh and the Greater Alabama Council of the Boy Scouts of America established a Youth Leadership Development Program in Alabama. The purpose of the YLDP is to provide a leadership program for deserving high school junior and seniors enrolled in one of the 70 partner schools in the Alabama. High school principals and counselors recommend students to participate in the program based on character and leadership potential.

     Currently there…


Added by Robyn Greene on September 24, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

Auburn News for September 23, 2014

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Added by Auburn Family on September 23, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Orange Is the New Black

Auburn Orange is becoming the college color to wear. This year, Auburn University welcomed its largest freshman class to date and the numbers are expected to grow. We might be a little biased, but here are seven reasons we think Auburn Orange is the new black.

1. The Magic Words - "War Eagle"



Added by Kinsey Parker on September 23, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Rec Center Featured in US News & World Report

There are eight basketball courts, a 1/3-mile corkscrew track suspended high above the ground floor, a 20-foot climbing wall rising out of an outdoor pool, a PGA golf simulator and a hot tub that seats 50 people. Atop the “fitness tower,” five stories of cardio equipment and exercise rooms, sits a yoga studio whose enormous windows open up to the sky like garage doors.

A five-star spa? A billionaire’s vacation home? Actually, this is the new student recreation center at…


Added by Auburn Family on September 22, 2014 at 8:38pm — No Comments

The College of Agriculture Rounds-Up Tradition

With the Homecoming football game between Auburn University and Louisiana Tech University only a few days away, Auburn fans and students are preparing for a week rich in university traditions. From the revamped homecoming parade on Friday afternoon to the eagle flight before the game and hopefully a…


Added by Tori Rivers on September 22, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

All In, All Pink

All In, All Pink is an event that will be held Oct. 8 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. on the Auburn Student Center

Greenspace. This is the fourth year that All In, All Pink has been held to promote breast cancer awareness.

The event will have guest speaker Fred Kam, M.D., medical director of the Auburn…


Added by Caitlin Lea on September 22, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

College of Liberal Arts Encourages Civic Involvement With Living Democracy Program

Auburn University’s College of Liberal Arts is giving students a chance to give back to Alabama communities in a way that has a lasting impact. Through…


Added by Whitney Jones on September 22, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Travel With Care Campaign Brings Safety to Auburn

The City of Auburn, Auburn Police, the Lee County Sheriff’s Office and Auburn University have partnered to bring transportation safety to Auburn, Ala. Travel With Care is an annual public awareness campaign promoting safe behaviors, mutual respect and understanding among audiences of all modes…


Added by Savannah Jackson on September 22, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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