Aviation

Auburn Aviators Inspire Future Generations

Kendall Higdon and Caitlyn Miller have flown the friendly skies around Auburn for years. What they hadn’t done, until last summer, was compete as a team in a four-day, 2,400-mile air race. Their race was made possible, in part, by generous donors who participated in Tiger Giving Day.
Ryan King
June 11, 2020
AlumniVeterans

Student Veterans Find Help, Home at Auburn

Generations of student veterans have walked Auburn’s campus, replacing their military rucksacks with backpacks. Described as nontraditional students, they are on average 10 to 15 years older than typical college students, and unlike most 18-year-olds, have garnered a lifetime of experiences before they walk into an Auburn classroom.
Ryan King
May 5, 2020
Aviation

Creating Opportunities for Women in Aviation

Hanna Fowler, a 2017 aviation management graduate and chief pilot for Flex Air, never considered a career in aviation as a young girl, even though both of her parents are pilots. She unexpectedly decided on the career, not unlike the way she decided to attend Auburn University.
Ryan King
October 31, 2019
Alumni

Auburn University honors 14 during Black Alumni Weekend

As part of an April 9 program recognizing 14 honorees of the Black Alumni Weekend Awards Program and in conjunction with Because This is Auburn -- A Campaign for Auburn University, Auburn's black alumni were commended for their collective $3.2 million in campaign giving, as well as challenged to increase their overall participation in and level of support during the remainder of Auburn's comprehensive campaign.
Ryan King
April 14, 2016
Performing Arts

Auburn University names performing arts center architects

With the selection of Tvsdesign of Atlanta and Wilson Butler Architects of Boston as the architectural team to lead the design of its new performing arts center, Auburn University moves one step closer to realizing the vision for this facility made possible by a $25 million philanthropic gift in 2015 from 1957 graduates John and Rosemary Brown. The university is seeking an additional $15 million in private support to ensure the completion of the project.
Ryan King
April 8, 2016