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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…


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

Ph.D. Student from Bulgaria Makes New Life for Himself in Auburn

When people search for places to get their college degrees, most look at in-state schools or ones in nearby states. Very few individuals select universities to attend outside of their own country, much less one with a dominant language completely different from their own.


Veselin “Vesko” Ruychev came to Auburn from Sofia, Bulgaria, in 2005 as…


Added by Amber Meredith on March 31, 2012 at 8:00pm — 1 Comment

Renowned Designer Ty Wilkins Evaluates Auburn Graphic Design Students' Work at Annual Show

Each year, the Graphic Design Juried Student Show features the year’s best work by graphic design students in Auburn University’s Department of Industrial and Graphic Design. This competitive show allows students to enter their work in a broad range of categories to be showcased to the public and…


Added by Amber Meredith on March 15, 2012 at 7:00am — No Comments

No. 1 Interior Design Program Prepares Students for Real World

The undergraduate interior design program in the College of Human Sciences at Auburn University is the best in the U.S., according to DesignIntelligence magazine.


For its annual survey, “America’s Best Architecture & Design Schools,” the…


Added by Amber Meredith on February 14, 2012 at 10:00pm — 1 Comment

The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center Provides Job Opportunities for Students

The Hotel at Auburn University & Dixon Conference Center is regarded as one of the best places in town to hold events. Their ballrooms can accommodate virtually any function, including academic conferences, wedding receptions, sorority formals and alumni gatherings.

At each of…


Added by Amber Meredith on February 1, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

Forestry Program Allows Students to Branch Out

Imagine spending a summer deep in the forests of Alabama, staying in cabins with other people around your age. This may sound like summer camp, but at Auburn, it is what students in the…


Added by Amber Meredith on April 26, 2011 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Auburn's Work Study Program: Getting Paid for Something You Love

College tuition, especially at Auburn, is constantly increasing. Many students apply for loans or scholarships, but some are unaware of another type of financial aid that Auburn University offers its students.


The Federal Work-Study Program (FWS) provides students with part-time employment either on campus or in the Auburn community to assist with their…


Added by Amber Meredith on April 12, 2011 at 2:30pm — 1 Comment

Tiger Splashers: Hostesses of Champions

Students at Auburn are offered a variety of organizations that they can be a part of. One organization particularly appealing to incoming freshmen entails getting to hang out with not only SEC and…


Added by Amber Meredith on March 8, 2011 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Fun, Faith and Philanthropy at Wesley Foundation

Many students come to Auburn looking for a new church community to belong to. Auburn’s Wesley Foundation (Wesley) is one organization that strives to provide students with this sense of community they are looking for, while also encouraging local…


Added by Amber Meredith on March 1, 2011 at 2:30pm — 2 Comments

Miss Auburn: Leaving a Legacy of Leadership for Future Auburn Women

Tuesday evening marked the beginning of what may be a lasting initiative of the Miss Auburn program. The first WOAH Women: Women of Auburn Helping Women lecture took place, with…


Added by Amber Meredith on February 22, 2011 at 11:30am — No Comments

Not Everyone is Cut Out to Major in Life... Are You?

In the College of Human Sciences, there exists a unique major tailored to those students who basically just love people. These students are fascinated by the development of individuals throughout life and how they are affected through different circumstances and relationships with other individuals.


The Human Development and Family Studies…


Added by Amber Meredith on February 15, 2011 at 12:00am — 1 Comment

Chris McClendon: Auburn HR Professional

Chris McClendon (short for Christina), is the manager of human resources with the Alabama Cooperative Extension System (ACES) at Auburn University. The ACES operates as the primary outreach organization for the land-grant functions of Alabama A&M and Auburn Universities. McClendon received her B.S. in Human Resource Management from Auburn in 1991, a master's degree in Higher Education Administration and Leadership in 2008, and is…


Added by Amber Meredith on February 10, 2011 at 8:30pm — No Comments

Alex Tedrow: Auburn's Irish Dancing Freshman

Alex Tedrow is a freshman from Homewood, AL, but has a talent you rarely encounter in Alabama: Irish

dancing. Tedrow discusses her background of Irish dancing and talks about her experiences as a freshman at Auburn. Tedrow is majoring in Exercise Science, and her ultimate goal is to go to physical… Continue

Added by Amber Meredith on February 7, 2011 at 12:00am — No Comments

The Perfect Way to Celebrate the Perfect Season

Auburn University’s campus was once again engulfed with football fans from around the  nation last Saturday afternoon for the celebration of winning the BCS National Championship game. The stadium was packed with orange and blue t-shirts and shakers, reminiscent of the home games in the fall that led Auburn to a number one spot in the BCS poll and then on to win the championship game.


Thousands of Auburn University students came out to the event, excited to have…


Added by Amber Meredith on January 31, 2011 at 12:00pm — No Comments

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