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Southern Living: The South’s Best Small Towns 2017 ... Where Does Auburn Rank?

Southern Living magazine announced the results of their poll of more than 20,000 people.

Auburn came in at #7 overall.

"As any Auburn Tiger can tell you, this small town in rural Alabama is addictive, with…


Added by Auburn Family on March 15, 2017 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Kenny Chesney "Spread the Love" Tour Opens in Auburn's Jordan-Hare

Kenny Chesney's "Spread The Love" tour for 2016 opens in Auburn University's Jordan-Hare stadium.

The event is April 23 with a 12-5 pre-event followed by the 6 hour concert. It is being billed as THE MUSIC & MIRACLES SUPERFEST with Miranda Lambert, Sam Hunt, & Old…


Added by Auburn Family on April 22, 2016 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Communication & Media Career Day | March 8

March 8, 2016 | 9AM-3PM | Student Center Ballroom

The Auburn University Career Center is hosting the Communication and Media Career Day on Tuesday, March 8 from 9 a.m. to -3 p.m. in the Student Center Ballroom. Students looking to gain experience in Communication, Journalism, Media Studies or Public Relations and/or Agricultural Communication should attend this event. Arrive between 8:30 a.m. and 10 a.m. to register, browse the employers, and schedule…

Added by Auburn Family on March 1, 2016 at 9:00pm — No Comments

The Jay Sanders Film Lecture with Travis Vogan | “ESPN and Film Culture”

The 2016 Jay Sanders Film Lecture will be held on Thursday, March 3 at the Jule Collins Smith Museum auditorium at 7:00 pm. The lecture is free and open to the public.

This year’s speaker is Dr. Travis Vogan (University of Iowa), who will give a talk entitled “ESPN and Film Culture.” Additionally, Dr. Vogan will guest lecture in three classes in the School of Communication & Journalism.

Travis Vogan is an assistant professor in the School of Journalism & Mass…


Added by Auburn Family on February 28, 2016 at 10:00pm — No Comments

Auburn University Announces Nominees for Prestigious Rhodes, Marshall and Mitchell Scholarships

By: Paul Harris - Auburn University students are among the nominees for three of the nation's top postgraduate honors, the…


Added by Auburn Family on October 14, 2015 at 2:55pm — No Comments

Jesica Ahlberg, AU '12 and Miss Alabama USA '14, Lands Role of Darby on General Hospital

Auburn PR alumna Jesica Ahlberg is now "Darby" on General Hospital.

Jesica teased us about some upcoming big news a few weeks ago.  Yesterday, she revealed her new achievement. Jesica tweeted, “Thanks for all the love! I’m thrilled to be playing Darby on…


Added by Auburn Family on October 14, 2015 at 11:00am — No Comments

Meg McGuffin in Miss America and Because This Is Auburn Campaign

Miss Alabama 2015

Meg McGuffin :: AU Grad Student…


Added by Auburn Family on September 1, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Wayback Wednesday: Dedication of Jordan-Hare to Today's New Video Screen

It was 42 years ago.

In 1973, then Governor George Wallace dedicated Auburn's Cliff Hare Stadium as it was renamed Jordan-Hare Stadium. In the video below, Michael Sullivan of War Eagle Productions shares a "360 Degree Stadium with Dedication."

Now, consider the upgrades that have happened to the stadium culminating with the pending unveiling of the new giant…


Added by Auburn Family on June 10, 2015 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Because This Is Auburn Campaign

AUBURN UNIVERSITY – With the public kickoff of an ambitious $1 billion comprehensive campaign Saturday – including the announcement of the largest single gift in school history—Auburn University is delivering a renewed commitment to…


Added by Auburn Family on April 18, 2015 at 6:46pm — No Comments

Spring 2015 Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society Announces 20 New Members

Auburn University's School of Communication and Journalism announces the selection of the new members of Lambda Pi Eta Communication Honor Society.

Membership selection is based on the following criteria:

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA with 60 semester credit hours completed.
  • 3.25 GPA for…

Added by Auburn Family on March 18, 2015 at 9:30pm — No Comments

College of Liberal Arts: March 2015 Issue of TigerTales


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National List Ranks Auburn as Top Public University in Alabama

Rejoice, Auburn!  The Business Journals rank Auburn University as the top public university in the state of Alabama.

Universities were scored based on their admissions processes in addition to retention and graduation rates. Prestigious reputations, affordable tuition and housing costs, diverse faculties and student bodies and economically robust communities were also taken into account.

As the top ranked school in Alabama,…


Added by Auburn Family on February 19, 2015 at 7:00am — No Comments

Dance Marathon Kicks Off this Weekend

Visit the AUDM website to learn more.

Last year, AUDM raised more than $176,000.…


Added by Auburn Family on February 3, 2015 at 8:30am — No Comments

Auburn University Invites You to Embrace the New Oak Trees on Valentine's Day

TODAY - Auburn University plants two 35-foot oak trees.  The tradition lives on. See Auburn University's recap of today's events.…


Added by Auburn Family on February 2, 2015 at 11:00pm — No Comments

Auburn University to Host King Week Events Jan. 19-23 Recalling Life and Influence of Iconic Civil Rights Leader

Auburn University will host a week-long tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Monday through Friday, Jan. 19-23, to commemorate the late civil rights icon's life and legacy. Events throughout the week will reflect the theme, "Injustice Anywhere is a Threat to Justice Everywhere." 

In observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Auburn University campus will be closed Monday, Jan. 19.

An AuburnServes Volunteer Fair at the Student Center Jan. 16, from 10 a.m.…


Added by Auburn Family on January 16, 2015 at 9:00am — No Comments

Auburn Grad David Ingram Wins Emmy for NBC Coverage of the Boston Marathon Bombings

David Ingram, a 2008 Auburn University journalism graduate, won an Emmy for Outstanding Live Coverage as part of the NBC News team that covered the Boston Marathon Bombings.

Ingram is a producer and reporter for MSNBC. He was also the 2007-2008 editor-in-chief of The Auburn Plainsman.  



Added by Auburn Family on January 14, 2015 at 12:48pm — No Comments

Top Auburn Family Posts of 2014

Auburn Family looks back at the top stories of 2014 based upon the number of unique readers (unique pageviews).  The results below are taken from Google Analytics results from January 1 to December 31, 2014.

Current and evergreen stories make up our most read articles of 2014. Evergreen stories are those that may have been written years ago, but they are topics that are forever on the minds of the public.

Auburn Family's mobile traffic continues its growth.  More people access…


Added by Auburn Family on January 1, 2015 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Considers Jordan-Hare Stadium Expansion

A Sports Business Journal article reveals Auburn may be considering expansion of Jordan-Hare Stadium.

Auburn University is studying the possibility of adding premium seats in both end zones at Jordan-Hare Stadium as part of major upgrades to the facility that most likely will cost more than $100 million, according to project…


Added by Auburn Family on December 23, 2014 at 8:39am — No Comments

Good Kings Bad Kings Novel Selected for CLA Reads Celebration

Each year the College of Liberal Arts chooses a book to highlight as part of our “CLA Reads Celebration” and plans events that raise awareness of the important themes in the book. This year, the book is “Good Kings Bad Kings,” written by…

Added by Auburn Family on December 11, 2014 at 2:30pm — No Comments

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