Samantha Strunk | Staff Writer
The conference room was bustling with noise and patrons Tuesday night as community members surveyed the available silent auction items at the Alabama Sheriff’s Girls Ranch hosted by the Hilton Garden Inn Auburn/Opelika.
Organizations on college campuses provide a tangible avenue for students with similar interests to connect.
Spelling Bees are a popular challenge for elementary-aged minds across the nation. Thursday night, the Lee County Literacy Coalition extended this test to adults within the Auburn and Opelika community in its 15th annual Great Grown-Up Spelling Bee fundraiser. The Spelling Bee is unorthodox in more ways than age demographic.
With fall classes beginning in a mere two weeks, Auburn is preparing to get back into the full swing of things, and, to the relief of many caffeine-driven students, so are the city’s coffee shops. Ross House, on North Ross Street, has had summer hours of 7:30 a.m.
Auburn biomedical sciences students Bayley Atkins and Alyssa Lambert recently wrapped up a seven-week summer internship for pre-medical students.
The Saugahatchee Country Club hosted the Auburn Opelika Habitat for Humanity's annual fundraising event, Habitat around the Heart, Thursday night.
Participating businesses were classified into one of seven categories: arts and entertainment, businesses and services, clubs and organizations, fitness, sports and recreation, food and restaurants, health or retail.
In June 2018, the Board of Trustees approved the creation of a new major in the College of Human Sciences, a Bachelor of Science in Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies. The program will be housed in the college’s department of consumer and design sciences.
The neuroscience curriculum is comprised of classes that fulfill medical school prerequisites and several psychology courses.
Fifty-seven Auburn students and an additional number of faculty and staff boarded buses on Sunday, May 6, and headed to Berry College in Rome, Georgia to participate in LeaderShape.