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The Man Behind the Name :: Raymond J. Harbert

Tara Grant Jones, Director of Development, announced the news today via Facebook.

It is a great day at Auburn! I am so excited for my team and the College of Business. Raymond Harbert has committed a $40 million gift to our college. This is the largest gift ever to Auburn University. In recognition of this gift, the Auburn Board of Trustees just approved our request to rename the college. As of today, we will be known as the Raymond J. Harbert College of Business.…

Added by Auburn Family on June 21, 2013 at 11:30am — No Comments

Graphic Design Students Present Senior Show

Whether it is through an internship, a thesis, or a final project, each Auburn University senior works diligently during their last semester to make sure they make a lasting impression on Auburn’s campus as a soon-to-be graduate. The seniors of Auburn’s graphic design department are no different. If anything, they are above the rest.

Auburn University’s Department of Industrial and Graphic Design will host the Graphic Design Senior Show for the fall 2012 graduates on Monday, Nov. 12…


Added by Megan Leigh Grantham on November 7, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

From Brooklyn to Auburn: The Life of an Interior Design Student

Passion, time commitment and a good eye are just a few things it takes to be a successful interior design student. Emily Koelle, a junior at Auburn University, is pursuing her dream to become an interior designer.

A recent transfer student, Koelle is working diligently to find her niche in Auburn. Although her designer journey began more than 900 miles away at…


Added by Tricia Barton on October 3, 2012 at 12:00pm — No Comments

Alden's Legacy Lives on to Inspire the Lives of Zambian Orphans with the Help of Auburn Student

Morgan Dunn, a sophomore at Auburn, is raising funds for a children’s village in Zambia called Tree of Life. Tree of Life is a branch of Family Legacy Missions International and has over 22 houses built serve as homes for the orphans of Zambia.


There are over one million orphans in Zambia alone and the life expectancy of these children is the lowest in the world at only 34 years old. Family Legacy aims to foster relationships between American families as…


Added by Haley Stevens on October 4, 2012 at 11:50am — No Comments

Set Decoration for Anger Management Show

"Big Basin" is one of 12 of my drawings that will be used for set decoration on Charlie Sheen's new show "Anger Management". They have purchased reproduction prints of the drawings to use. It will be exciting to watch the show when it starts airing again in…


Added by Melissa B Tubbs on September 27, 2012 at 12:45pm — 2 Comments

Kendall Wangman :: Auburn's Fashionista & A Vegetarian in Alabama ... and Yoga Guru

Our blogger closing out this week's features ... well, she's probably in need of an intervention.  A vegetarian blog, her College Fashionista blog posts, manager at Behind the Glass, working at the yoga studio ... and now, she's probably going to contribute to the the new yoga Facebook page,…


Added by Auburn Family on August 10, 2012 at 5:00am — No Comments

The Big Event Gives Back To The Community

The mission is simple: One Big Family, One Big Difference, One BIG Event. However, the impact is far greater than any person can express in print. The Big Event is a one-day student-run volunteer event that serves to thank Auburn and surrounding communities by giving back.

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Last year the Big Event had 2,400 students participate and were able to…


Added by Blake Menke on March 7, 2012 at 1:58pm — 1 Comment

Dreams come true with Disney

“A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes.” Not only is this a recognizable song from the classic Walt Disney film Cinderella, but it is also the motto of an Auburn sophomore as she embarks on a new experience.

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From Powder Springs, Ga., Tiffany Watson, 19, is a pre-public relations student with big dreams. Last month, however, one of her dreams came…


Added by Jamie Nolen on March 7, 2012 at 4:53pm — No Comments

Graphic Design Student Wins Best in Show

Kara Hendley, senior in graphic design, took home the top award of the night at the Graphic Design Juried Student Show.

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Hendley won best in show at the Graphic Design Juried Student Show. This is an annual show that features the best work from the past year by graphic design students.


“We were…


Added by Lyndsey Lewis on March 6, 2012 at 10:30pm — No Comments

A Look Into Interior Design


Many students among Auburn University’s campus feel that their education and experiences build a strong foundation in preparing for the workforce. Auburn’s interior design program is recognized as one of the top of many, and its students are prepared for whatever opportunities follow their college career.

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Anna Campbell is a graduating…


Added by Chelsea Coulter on March 15, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

Fisheries: Learning and Working

Auburn University has one of the most prestigious fisheries programs in the country. One student has taken advantage of not only the educational side of the program, but the working side as well.


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Colin Dinken, a senior from Birmingham, Ala., has been in the fisheries program for three years after transferring his sophomore…


Added by Taylor Pierce on March 15, 2012 at 6:00am — No Comments

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

AU Rhythm: Behind the Hip-hop

As a member of AU Rhythm, Rebekah Cowart, senior in elementary education, has learned more than how to wu-tang and do the dougie.

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AU Rhythm serves as Auburn University’s hip-hop performance group and community service outreach team. During Cowart’s two years on the team, she has learned various dance moves and valuable lessons she…


Added by Leighton Lindstrom on March 15, 2012 at 6:30am — No Comments

Saved By Study Partners

Auburn student and Study Partners Tutor Supervisor Chandler Whatley has been a tutor through Study Partners for two years. “My favorite part of Study Partners so far is really getting involved on campus and getting to know people,” Whatley said.

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Study Partners is a free tutoring service located in Ralph Brown Draughon Library offered to…


Added by Maury Johnson on March 15, 2012 at 6:30am — 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

Industrial Design versus Graphic Design: A Common Misconception

Many students at Auburn confuse the two majors Industrial Design and Graphic Design. While both majors have many similarities, there are a few differences that make the two majors distinct from each other. Students in the Industrial Design program at Auburn say that their outstanding program is often overlooked. Industrial Design students praise the program for its prestige and how greatly the program will prepare them to become some of the most talented college graduate designers.…


Added by Kalyn Ballard on February 15, 2012 at 2:30pm — No Comments

The World of Engineering

Engineering is one of Auburn University's top colleges.  It is nationally recognized, ranked as the 32nd undergraduate program and 41st graduate program among public institutions.  Being so competitive, students are dedicated to their field of work and strive to do their best.

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Grant Rogers, a senior in mechanical…


Added by Katie Simms on April 2, 2012 at 9:22pm — No Comments

Beyond the Crown: Miss Auburn University 2012

Growing up in a large family is one of the greatest contributors of Emily Jordan’s inspiration to serve others. Being the third of six children, she discovered early on the true definition of service and what it means to live for something greater than self. 


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At just 20 years of age, Jordan has already begun to make her mark…


Added by Laura Lazas on February 16, 2012 at 2:30am — No Comments

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

Fitness Trainer :: Caring For More Than Just Muscles

If you have ever worked with children with disabilities, such as Autism, you know how rewarding it can make you feel. Brian Martin is student at Auburn University who has been a personal trainer at Max Fitness Auburn for several years. For the past three weeks he has been volunteering in the gym to help students from Auburn High School who have Autism.


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Added by Stephanie Young on February 1, 2012 at 10:00am — No Comments

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