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Auburn Mourns the Loss of Noted Author Lewis Nordan

Lewis “Buddy” Nordan passed away on Friday, April 13, 2012, in Hudson, OH. He was 72.

Born on August 23, 1939, Nordan grew up in Itta Bena, MS. He earned a Ph.D. in English from Auburn University in 1973 and served as an instructor in English at Auburn University from 1966 to 1971. Before retiring in 2005, Lewis Nordan lived in Pittsburgh, PA, where he…


Added by Auburn Family on April 17, 2012 at 1:07pm — No Comments

An English Degree in Three Years

As freshman, many people have no idea what they want to pursue their degree in. Will they choose to be a doctor, a dentist, a teacher maybe even a journalist? One thing that probably is true for most freshmen is that they are going to change their degree at least once while in college.


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Added by Carrie Gordon on April 10, 2011 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Good Writers Need Good Readers

Have you ever heard the saying, “If I only knew then, what I know now?” I think about this phrase quite often as I am in my last semester here at Auburn.

There are so many things that I have learned over the past four years about Auburn that I wish I would have known when I was a freshman. For example, I did not find out about the writing centers that Auburn offers until the end of my junior year. I would have killed for the knowledge that I know now about the writing center…


Added by Katie Cavanaugh on June 1, 2010 at 12:30pm — No Comments

MTPC program offers students a technical education

With the state of the economy, many undergraduate students have made the decision to make the most out of a tough job market and are choosing to advance their education.

Auburn University has a graduate school with many areas of study available to students. For a student wanting to learn about technical writing, editing, document design, and web design, Auburn University’s… Continue

Added by Shannon Donelson on February 24, 2010 at 11:30am — No Comments

English as a Second Language

After gaining experience as an Instructor in the English Department, Effie Albrecht, accepted a full-time position in the English as a Second Language Program (ESL) at Auburn University. Albrecht plays a major role at ESL as an instructor of selected English classes.

The ESL Program entails instructions for the English language to International students, faculty and others. Albrecht states that the program “includes students from all over the world...Asia, Africa...” The number of… Continue

Added by Pamela Lindsey Holland on January 28, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

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