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Auburn Arena Concert: Dierks Bentley-Craig Morgan & Easton Corbin

Big Concert Fri. Nov. 2nd Auburn Arena Dierks Bentley-Craig Morgan & Easton Corbin benefiting the Hudson Family Foundation…


Added by Auburn Family on October 16, 2012 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Nursing Notions

             Upon entering college, each student must declare a major. It is a decision essentially made in the dark since most declare before taking a single major-related class. Some students stick with their initial choice until they graduate, but others change it at least one time to pursue a degree they deem more appropriate.

             Sumner Brown was one of the many students that changed her major.  Brown entered Auburn as a…


Added by Katherine Sutcliffe on October 16, 2012 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Arts & Humanities Celebration :: Thursday, October 18

UPDATE:  Cater Lawn Today ... The Event is ON!

Come Fly A Kite Day…


Added by Auburn Family on October 16, 2012 at 9:30am — No Comments

PR Is For Everyone

Student organizations, non-profit societies and small businesses occasionally need help with fundraising, gathering awareness and making lasting impressions. Improved public relations is the answer to these problems and more.

The Public Relations Society of America defines Public Relations as “a strategic communication process that builds mutually beneficial relationships between organizations and their publics.”

Auburn University’s Public Relations Student…


Added by Emily Landers on October 15, 2012 at 9:30pm — No Comments

7th Annual Communication & Journalism Homecoming and 23rd Annual Journalism/Plainsman Open House

YOU’RE INVITED to the Seventh annual Department of Communication and Journalism Homecoming tailgate and the 23rd annual journalism/The Auburn Plainsman open house-reunion.

Who: Journalism, Public Relations, COMM and RTVF majors, and any others; former Auburn Plainsman, WEGL and Eagle Eye staffers; and spouses,…


Added by Auburn Family on October 15, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Auburn University faculty members named 2012-13 SEC Academic Leadership Fellows

AUBURN – Three Auburn University professors were part of a group of 46 faculty and administrators from Southeastern Conference universities selected Friday as 2012-13 SEC Academic Leadership Development Program Fellows.

The Auburn faculty are Brigitta Brunner (photo, right), associate…


Added by Auburn Family on October 15, 2012 at 9:57am — No Comments

Howell Raines, former New York Times Executive Editor, to Deliver the 2013 Davis Lecture

Howell Raines (photo below), the former executive editor of the New York Times, will be the 2013 Davis Lecture speaker. The lecture will be Thursday, April 18, at 6 p.m, at The Hotel at Auburn University. 

The next day, the Auburn journalism program will have their annual Auburn Journalism Awards luncheon at the hotel on Friday, April 19.

There is still time to nominate someone for an award. The deadline for nominations is Nov. 1.  Details follow.…


Added by Auburn Family on October 12, 2012 at 9:17pm — No Comments


Many clubs and organizations on campus have the opportunity to support different philanthropic organizations all across the country.  With it being the month of October the Zeta Tau Alpha sorority at Auburn University is raising awareness for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. 


Melanie Head on Wake Up,…


Added by Emily Johnson on October 12, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

Auburn Alumnae Appear In / Work On Hit TV Shows

Auburn alumna Lindsay McCormick has been appearing in the hit NBC drama Grimm.  Here she is in the latest episode.  (Image below, Lindsay is center in each image. Click image for animated gif.)

Lindsay has also been seen in Leverage on TNT.

Of late, she's writing a…


Added by Auburn Family on October 11, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

A Friendly Hey Coming Your Way

            Hey Day guarantees a friendly hey to come your way. Hey Day has become one of Auburn University’s most cherished traditions. Hey Day dates back to World War II to promote camaraderie around campus to help relieve tension from the war.            

            The Auburn student body and the Student Government Associated wanted a day that would unite the student body and promote a friendly atmosphere.  The tradition started in the Fifties and Sixties. However, it did not…


Added by Ellie Johnson on October 11, 2012 at 2:20pm — No Comments

New Roots for the Oaks Retreat

The Oaks Retreat is an event during the summer that helps incoming freshmen get involved in local churches. This 3-day retreat introduces freshmen to several college ministers. It also provides them with an easy way to get involved in a ministry. This past summer was the first time the Oaks Retreat occurred after a nine year dream from a local pastor.…


Added by Hailey Kornman on October 11, 2012 at 1:50pm — No Comments


Dana Stewart is the Special Programs Coordinator for the City of Auburn Parks and Recreation department. She is in charge of all of the therapeutic programs, the fall and spring concert series, Special Olympics, Daddy/Daughter date night and the Downtown Trick-or-Treat Halloween event.

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“This is our twelfth year to do the…


Added by Olivia Hutchinson on October 10, 2012 at 9:06pm — No Comments

Service Sorority Brings Fall Festival to Underprivileged Children

There are many children who do not get to enjoy trick-or-treating and other Halloween festivities. Omega Phi Alpha, a service sorority on campus, will be bringing Halloween fun to some of the underprivileged children in Opelika through the Fall Festival.

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The Fall Festival will be from 3 – 5 p.m. at the Christian Care Center in Opelika on Oct.…


Added by Aashana Vishnani on October 10, 2012 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Empty Bowls Banquet Benefits East Alabama Food Bank

Auburn University’s Committee of 19, College of Agriculture and Art Department have joined forces to take a stand in the war on hunger by sponsoring the 2012 Empty Bowls Banquet. The event is set for Tuesday, Oct. 16, at 7 p.m. The event will be held at The Alabama Farmers Pavilion at Ag Heritage Park, located at 620-A S. Donahue Drive.



Added by Salora Wright on October 10, 2012 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Finding Your Place with SOS Orientation

Transitioning into college life is a challenge for students each year as they leave home to move away to a world of new opportunities. But for transfer students, this transition takes on an entire new meaning, and that’s where Auburn University's First Year Experience program steps in.

Auburn University’s Successfully Orienting Student program has provided thousands of transfer students the guidance and assurance they need to place them in their perfect spot within the Auburn…


Added by Megan Leigh Grantham on October 10, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Helping Tomorrow's Teachers Shine

“It’s really hard, but it’s very different than what you expect. You are working with peoples children, you’re working with their pride and joy,” Jenny Rodriguez, a senior majoring in Early Childhood Education, said. “After being in the major and knowing that those are people’s kids, you realize that you really have to care about it.”

Jenny is currently in her last year at Auburn and is taking a practicum course where she shadows a teacher at Beulah Elementary School every…


Added by Elizabeth Zelley on October 10, 2012 at 11:30am — No Comments

The Cooking and Baking Club: Auburn’s Most Appetizing After-School Activity

Lindsey Beno, a senior with a major in communication and a minor in marketing, came to Auburn University from Destin, Fla., looking to learn more about her passion for cooking and baking. All she found though was a void for such an opportunity. Beno decided then that the only way she could learn more about cooking and baking was to start a Cooking and Baking Club.

And so she did.

“I started the club because I am really interested in cooking and baking. I’ve…


Added by Liz Brittain on October 10, 2012 at 10:30am — No Comments

Life of an Auburn Zoology Major

Not many students can say that their major contains field trips, identifying birds and catching baby alligators on a regular basis.

But Audrey Cohen, a zoology conservation biodiversity student, gets to spend her years at Auburn University doing these activities.


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Convinced as a child that she would be a ballerina,…


Added by Scott Kelley on October 9, 2012 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Uplifting a Child in Project Uplift

Project Uplift is an agency that brings Auburn students and Lee County youth together, so that these children can learn to live happy lives and the delinquency rate in Lee County can decrease.

This is one of many ways to get involved on campus and an organization that Katherine White-Spunner and Katelyn Courtney seemed very interested in their junior year. White-Spunner and Courtney had several friends that were involved with Project Uplift. After they saw them interacting with their…


Added by Catie Faison on October 9, 2012 at 10:53pm — No Comments

Auburn Falls Into Its Beauty

Mary Kay Cosmetics, Cosmopolitan and Seventeen Magazine combined forces to take over Auburn University’s campus Tuesday, Oct. 2 with their “Fall Into Your Beauty” college tour. The student center was the location for this event.

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Girls who attended the event received a free…


Added by Taylor Cockerill on October 9, 2012 at 9:27pm — No Comments

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