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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

Homecoming 2014 Parade Route

SGA Homecoming Parade Route

Aside from being a time for the alumni, Homecoming is a great time for the students. Spirits are high with events, including the Omicron Delta Kappa Cake Race, the big game on Saturday, painted signs and windows, election of Miss Homecoming, and band parties.

2010 marked the revival of a old Auburn Homecoming Tradition, the SGA Homecoming Parade. The Homecoming…


Added by Auburn Family on September 25, 2014 at 11:30am — No Comments

Auburn News for September 23, 2014

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Added by Auburn Family on September 23, 2014 at 7:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Rec Center Featured in US News & World Report

There are eight basketball courts, a 1/3-mile corkscrew track suspended high above the ground floor, a 20-foot climbing wall rising out of an outdoor pool, a PGA golf simulator and a hot tub that seats 50 people. Atop the “fitness tower,” five stories of cardio equipment and exercise rooms, sits a yoga studio whose enormous windows open up to the sky like garage doors.

A five-star spa? A billionaire’s vacation home? Actually, this is the new student recreation center at…


Added by Auburn Family on September 22, 2014 at 8:38pm — No Comments

Auburn Office of Undergraduate Research Newsletter :: Fall 2014


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

Auburn Flyers: A September Timelapse - Auburn to Florida - 214 Miles

Auburn students Nathan, Frank, and Hunter decided to ride their bikes from Auburn, AL to Seaside, FL to raise money for the Auburn Flyers, Auburn University's Collegiate Cycling Team. 214 miles, and 12 hours of riding later, we arrived in Seaside! If you would like to donate, you can go to our website to find out more:

Fun Facts:

  • Yes, Auburn is the highest elevation point between…

Added by Auburn Family on September 16, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

Sgt. Maj. Bennie Adkins and President Barack Obama :: Medal of Honor Ceremony

Sgt. Maj. Bennie G. Adkins received the Medal of Honor today from President Barack Obama in a White House ceremony.  Auburn's Maggie and Johnny Lawrence were among a group of local friends and family supporting Adkins in this remarkable day of events.  

Adkins lives in Opelika and taught accounting at Auburn University years ago.

Here are just some photos from the day.  Photos with a complete video of the ceremony and an NBC interview with Adkins…


Added by Auburn Family on September 15, 2014 at 9:30pm — No Comments

Meet Workers Who Sew Aubie Apparel

Meet workers who sew Aubie apparel! Hear how you can take action on campus to support dignified working conditions and human rights in the global garment industry.  

The Alta Gracia Factory, located in the Dominican Republic Free Trade Zone, is the first college logo t-shirt project to pay…


Added by Auburn Family on September 15, 2014 at 8:30am — No Comments

Road Trip Anyone? Auburn Flyers Cycle Down to Florida ... In One Day

So, what's your idea of a road trip?

War Eagle to Hunter Denton and the Auburn Flyers Cycling Team.  They just hopped on their bikes and rode 214 miles from Auburn to Seaside, FL. Congrats and War Eagle to Hunter and all of his fellow riders!

Hunter's brother Blake gave him a shout out on Facebook:

"So my brother, Hunter Denton, rode his bike with other members of Auburn's cycling team from Auburn…


Added by Auburn Family on September 14, 2014 at 3:00pm — No Comments

Auburn Villager: Behind the Scenes in Jordan-Hare's Press Box


Added by Auburn Family on September 12, 2014 at 11:56pm — No Comments

Auburn Fan Zach Manning Meets PGA's Rory McElroy in the Most Unique Way

Kate Asbury Larkin from the Auburn Alumni Association reports on Facebook, "This is not only absolutely priceless-and fabulous-but the 'spectator' is our friend, Zach Manning, who grew up across the street from us when his family and ours both lived on India Road in Opelika."

Read more at Sports Illustrated.…


Added by Auburn Family on September 12, 2014 at 6:30pm — No Comments

Auburn Journalism Awards 2014

AUBURN - On its 10th anniversary of honoring outstanding journalists with ties to Alabama, the Auburn University Journalism Advisory Council will recognize five distinguished print and broadcast professionals at its luncheon Sept. 12.

President Jay Gogue will present a certificate of exemplary service in honor of Roy Bain ('59) to Mrs. Billie Bain, Mr. Bain's widow. The council will also dedicate its highest award to his memory. Mr. Bain, who died in December, had been publisher of…


Added by Auburn Family on September 11, 2014 at 11:30am — 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 is the Top College for Your Money in Alabama :: Money Magazine

Money Magazinehas ranked Auburn University the ‘best college for your money’ in the state of Alabama, beating out Samford University and the University of Alabama in Huntsville, among others.The University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa comes in a distant 226 spots behind…


Added by Auburn Family on September 7, 2014 at 6:23pm — No Comments

Kayla Perry's Open Hands and Overflowing Hearts Launches "100 Ways, 100 Days"

Kayla Perry, an Auburn freshman, has captured the hearts and attention of people in Auburn and around the world.  Her remarkable fight against cancer has not kept her from fulfilling her dream of attending Auburn University.

Kayla is in Auburn now and attending classes - along with…


Added by Auburn Family on September 7, 2014 at 4:30pm — No Comments

Mattie Griffith Is AUsome! Aubie: "He's Not Like Other Tigers"

Mattie Griffith: It's official. You're the most wonderful Auburn fan ... ever! Drop the mic, Mattie, and come on down to The Loveliest Village. This is a fan video for the ages. War Eagle! (Source:

Added by Auburn Family on September 5, 2014 at 5:42pm — No Comments

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