The Gaines Blackwell Endowment for Interior Architecture in the College of Architecture, Design and Construction at Auburn University honors the beloved professor who taught, mentored, inspired, and loved his students through their years at Auburn and beyond.
Students in the Campus Kitchens Project collect unserved food from dining facilities, fraternities, and restaurants around campus, package it into nourishing meals, and deliver the meals to people in need.
The Alabama Prison Arts + Education Project offers continuing education courses in arts and humanities; human development and family studies; and science, technology, and mathematics in 10 of Alabama’s prisons.
Thanks to the generous philanthropy of alumni and friends through Because This is Auburn — A Campaign for Auburn University, Auburn is the first university in the state to raise $1 billion in a comprehensive fundraising campaign.
Students, alumni, and friends returning to Auburn University’s campus this fall will see steel girders rising toward the sky as the new Mell Classroom Building and Ralph Brown Draughon library renovation takes shape.
Ten birds, six people, and one broken van. That’s the situation the staff and birds of Auburn University’s Southeastern Raptor Center found themselves in after a recent educational trip to Huntsville. You can help get them back on the road.
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.
As a result of donor support during Auburn's first-ever "Tiger Giving Day" on Dec. 1, 2015, the Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve and Nature Center will dedicate its newly installed spider web climbing structure and picnic area on April 15.
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.
Auburn's inaugural, university-wide Giving Tuesday "Tiger Giving Day" effort exceeded expectations by raising more than 126 percent of its original $327,500 goal and fully funding 18 of its 24 college-, school-, and campus unit-based projects through the support of donors making more than 2,400 gifts.
A recently established permanent endowment will benefit the operations and community programs of the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences' Louise Kreher Forest Ecology Preserve while memorializing Dr. Nick Holler's devotion to conservation and environmental education.
Auburn University Foundation director, Montgomery, Ala. physician, and Auburn's first African-American pre-med student Dr. John Jernigan '75 received the 2015 Distinguished Alumni Award from the College of Sciences and Mathematics.
A continuing three-year philanthropic partnership between Auburn's Family Child Care Partnerships and PNC Financial Services Group is providing resources to more than 200 Alabama home-based child care providers and the 1,000-plus infants, toddlers, and preschoolers they care for and teach.
The Opelika, Ala.-based hospital's $1 million philanthropic gift to Auburn's School of Nursing is helping lay the foundation for a new building and the future of nursing education in the state and region.
Through philanthropic support, students like Chase Seals have access to scholarships as well as outstanding academic programs like those in the School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences and facilities like the Solon Dixon Forestry Education Center.
“Rural Studio: Love Stories” describes the love of architecture, place, and people shown through the Rural Studio's work, as well as by the students, parents, colleagues, and donors who make its work possible.
Colorado-based Oskar Blues Brewery has established an endowed graduate fellowship award for students in the Brewing Sciences and Operations certificate program in the Department of Nutrition, Dietetics and Hospitality Management.