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John's Story

A majority of students at Auburn University are blessed to receive financial support from their parents. However, this is not the case for all students. Some have to completely support themselves from the day they leave home for college.

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Senior John Lewis from Mobile, AL has…

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Added by Taylor Ann Hettinger on April 2, 2013 at 12:17pm — No Comments

Two Auburn Education Students Travel to Africa to Teach the Greatest Lesson of All: Love

There are 147 million orphans in our world. Seven hundred new orphans a day and 2.6 million of them reside in Kenya, Africa. This statement was enough to compel Erin Rosenlund, 21, and Mollie Maner, 22, to rethink the typical post-graduate plans and have a hand in what could be the most groundbreaking work the Auburn alumni network has seen. The two and the team at Choose to Invest are trying to raise $24,000 to open up an orphanage in Nairobi, Kenya, where they’ve seen the most need for…

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Added by Carolyn D. Rush on February 26, 2013 at 8:30am — No Comments

Kate Petrusnek speaks of the fulfillment her major brings

Kate Petrusnek is a senior at Auburn University majoring in special education. 

“I knew I wanted to stay close to home and that I wanted to go to a bigger school. I was deciding between Ole Miss and Auburn, and it wasn’t until I attended the Auburn vs. LSU game in 2008 that everything clicked. I was in the stadium and just knew that I would be really happy at Auburn University.

Petrusnek came to Auburn knowing that she wanted to be an education…

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Added by Eleanor Alby on October 23, 2012 at 11:30pm — No Comments

College of Ag Hosts 5th Annual BEEF U

On April 14, 2012, the Auburn University College of Agriculture hosted the 5th Annual Beef Excellence Education for You Program. More than 100 students, ages 6-18 years old, and their parents, teachers or extension agents visited the Stanley P. Wilson Beef Teaching Unit and the Lambert-Powell Meats Lab to learn about the beef industry and how beef cattle are processed for consumption.



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Added by Emily Dent on April 16, 2012 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Elementary Education Program: Hard Work, Great Rewards

Elementary school teachers often times are not given ample credit for the hard work and dedication they have put into their careers, and Auburn’s elementary education program is testament to that.

 

 

Elementary education majors start out taking a variety of general studies courses at Auburn their freshman and sophomore years. After they are officially…

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Added by Amber Meredith on April 16, 2012 at 1:16pm — No Comments

Aspiring to Build Better Futures

Welcome to Auburn University’s College of Education, where opportunities abound for those aspiring to build better futures for all as tomorrow’s teachers, administrators, health specialists, and human development professionals. With 23 undergraduate and 37 graduate degree options, our program can be a springboard to practically any career you can imagine. 

 

The College of Education offers a wide range of majors to its students. In fall 2009, the college enrolled…

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Added by Kristen C. Ward on April 26, 2011 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Feeding and Leading

What is the largest part of the American economy?  Is it the stock exchange, the automotive industry, or the computer companies?  According to Auburn University’s Agriscience Education Department (Ag Ed), it is actually agriculture.  Because agriculture is defined very broadly as anything that deals with the production, retail, or marketing of food or fiber, this encompasses about a fifth of the nation’s economy.  With that in mind, it is much easier to see how crucial educating people about…

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Added by Joshua Caleb Colquitt on February 16, 2011 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Early Education Center Family Fun Night



Auburn Early Education Center (AEEC) is a public Title I school that provides a kindergarten program for all eligible five-year-old children who live in Auburn, Alabama. Each year, several Early Childhood Education majors complete their internship at AEEC.





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Every year AEEC holds a Tric-Bike Race as a fundraiser. As a thank you…

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Added by Sarah Funderburk on December 8, 2010 at 3:00pm — No Comments

I AM the Auburn Family

It all began with a chance meeting for Tom Simpson and Marsha Greene at Auburn. They first met through mutual friends while still enrolled in school. They went their separate ways and reunited after graduation when they began dating. After getting married, the Simpsons had three children which they all raised as part of the Auburn family.


The oldest, Cannon, was the first of the three to attend Auburn. He followed in his father’s footsteps and joined a…
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Added by Mary Gainor on April 26, 2010 at 7:30pm — No Comments

University Outreach: Now Professional and Continuing Education

Mark Wall, a former Auburn psychology graduate and current Office of Professional and Continuing Education employee, serves as a third party liaison between Auburn University and organizations that want to hold summer camp on Auburn’s campus. Initially summer camp coordinator and now program developer, his primary responsibility is heading up the client side of camps.



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Added by Rebecca Rittenour on April 18, 2010 at 8:00pm — No Comments

Student Receives First-Hand Experience Teaching

It is 5:15 a.m. in the morning as Lauren Davis, a senior in secondary mathematics education at Auburn University, begins getting ready for her day. For her internship, Davis wakes early in order to get to Beauregard High School by 7 a.m.



"This internship is definitely physically, mentally and emotionally demanding," Davis said. "If you do not really love what you do you will quit. You cannot just float through."



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Added by Samantha Mays on February 28, 2010 at 3:30pm — No Comments

Teaching Students While Still a Student

Interning at Opelika High School this semester has been an enriching and insightful experience for Auburn University senior Bonnie Dean. This internship gives her first-hand practice working with high school seniors.



Dean is a Secondary Education major at Auburn. Each senior in the program must perform a semester-long internship with a local school.



Working 40 hours each week at the school is exhausting, yet Dean maintains enthusiasm through this experience. Her zeal for… Continue

Added by Mary Beth Walton on September 22, 2009 at 5:30pm — No Comments

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