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Newest Auburn Organization Captures Community Diversity

What started out as an idea in a freshman leadership program group during a week dedicated to diversity has grown to be Auburn University’s newest recognized organization.

Humans of Auburn (HOA), based off the popular Facebook page Humans of New York, which chronicles the lives of New York residents, is led…


Added by Laura Huddleston on October 9, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

7 Ways the Career Center Can Prepare You for the Real World

7 Ways the Career Center Can Prepare You for the Real World


Most students will graduate from Auburn without using resources provided by the Career Center.  Here is a list of seven resources you should not only know about, but also use before you graduate.


1. Resume & Cover Letter Writing



Added by Morgan Stubbs on October 9, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

PR Day: A conversation with recent grads

PR Day was Thursday, Oct. 2 in the Student Center. Throughout the day guest speakers spoke to public relations students about their careers, personal experiences in trying to find a job and tips about how to be successful in public relations.

One of the sessions was with recent graduates of Auburn’s public relations department. A panel of seven women who have graduated within the last five years and gone on to work in the public relations field came to answer any questions in an open…


Added by Caitlin Lea on October 6, 2014 at 4:00pm — No Comments

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

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

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

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 Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter :: Fall 2014


Added by Auburn Family on September 20, 2014 at 9:30am — No Comments

Enjoy Jazz! Food! Art! at Auburn's Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

Students looking for an enjoyable evening of art, music, and great food need to look no further than the Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art. Every Thursday night from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., the museum hosts Jazz! Food! Art!, which is open to the public free of charge. 

Jazz! Food! Art! is a weekly event at the museum that features an educational program or documentary followed by the opportunity to enjoy food from…


Added by Ellie Klimecki on September 19, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Straight to the Top-Eagle's Nest Worship

One campus ministry is bringing worship at Auburn University to a whole new level—the top of Haley Center to be exact.

The Auburn Wesley Foundation, located on Gay Street, has decided to expand its weekly activities to include an extra worship service more accessible to students on campus. Eagle’s Nest Worship, which began fall semester 2014, takes place each Tuesday at 8 p.m.

“We felt the need to move to campus so that we could offer a worship service to a…


Added by Laura Huddleston on September 18, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Strike Up the Band: Why the AUMB is the Heartbeat of the Auburn Family

My proudest college achievement isn’t my plethora of resume-boosting activities, or my GPA. It’s the time I’ve served as a member of the Auburn University Marching Band (AUMB). 

Last season, we received national attention for our discipline after a video started circulating of the…


Added by Rachel Burns on September 16, 2014 at 1:00pm — No Comments

Brewing Up Futures

Auburn's new brewing sciences program has officially kicked off its first fall semester. 

Where there once were ten available spots for the graduate program, there are now 17 students currently in the program due to the quality of applications and the passion of the students. Martin O'Neill, the head of Auburn's Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Management Department, believes they will be happy to manage 20 students, if not more, in the future. …


Added by Jaden Brown on September 15, 2014 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Uber Rides Arrive at Auburn University

  Students who have trouble with getting transportation around campus are in luck. Uber rides have arrived at Auburn University.  The popular app, Uber, was created in 2009 with the purpose to seamlessly connect transportation services to riders in numerous cities. Just one short month ago, the Uber ride…


Added by Alexis Barranca on September 15, 2014 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Alumna Lynn Edwards Angell Remembered on 9/11 Anniversary

It has been thirteen years since the horror of September 11 changed the world.

Auburn lost alumna Lynn Edwards Angell.  Lynn and her husband David were giving and caring people.  They took their success and gave it freely to others.  The Angell Foundation continues to support the arts, education and more today.

Below are three resources allowing us to learn more about our Auburn alumna lost on 9/11.

Lynn Edwards Angell was a former Mountain…


Added by Auburn Family on September 11, 2014 at 11:15am — No Comments

Auburn's 2014 Television Ads for College Football Broadcasts

Auburn University TV Commercial 2014: Montage…


Added by Auburn Family on August 28, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

To Russia with Love :: Matryoshka Auburn Dolls

Look what Auburn alumna Dr. Betty DeGraffenried Burgess has discovered in her travels through Russia.  

"I shopped all over Russia and these traditional' Matryoshka nesting dolls are my favorite purchase!"  War Eagle!…


Added by Auburn Family on August 19, 2014 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Auburn Industrial Design Students Partner with Local Coffee Shop

Local business Wake Up Coffee Company is collaborating with a team of Auburn students to revamp a Volkswagen van for the community. The vision is to make quality fair trade coffees more accessible to the Auburn community using a coffee van, dubbed Papercup Espresso.

As the popularity of food trucks has risen in recent years, shop owners Wade and Megan Preston…


Added by Kinsey Parker on August 16, 2014 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Couple Enters Engagement Video Contest

Editor's Note: Meet two Auburn alumni who are on a path to marriage. It all started at Auburn, so why don't we help them make their big leap! High atop a cliff on Lake Guntersville, Carter Astin (AU Industrial Engineering '13) asked the biggest question of his life to…


Added by Kasey Langley on August 12, 2014 at 8:30pm — No Comments

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