AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Family Child Care Partnerships program at Auburn University will soon offer early child care providers in Alabama new training opportunities to guide children’s learning, particularly in arts and sciences.
The program, a part of the Department of Human Development and Family Studies in the College of Human Sciences at Auburn, is able to expand its course offerings with the financial support of the PNC Foundation.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – The Auburn University Summer Reading Program will provide personalized instruction beginning in June for elementary school students who have encountered difficulty developing reading skills through regular class instruction.
The program is open to children in kindergarten through second grade. Beginning readers will receive individualized tutoring from junior and senior elementary education majors in Auburn University”s College of Education. There may also be openings for some older elementary students who are having difficulty with reading.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University students have partnered with PGA and former Auburn golfer Jason Dufner and his wife Amanda to feed hungry children in Lee County, Ala.
The Dufners chose hunger as one of their foundation’s major causes and discovered Blessings in a Backpack, a national program that targets childhood hunger.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Ending Child Hunger in Alabama, a new statewide campaign to reduce food insecurity among Alabama’s school children, is the first outreach initiative for the Hunger Solutions Institute at Auburn University.
The Hunger Solutions Institute was established in 2012 by the College of Human Sciences and the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station to assist Auburn in its efforts to end hunger at home and abroad.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY – Auburn University will host a public swearing-in ceremony at 11 a.m. May 7 in Foy Hall auditorium for 50 new Americans who will take the oath of citizenship. The ceremony will kick off a day-long event celebrating citizenship.
Dr. Fred Kam, executive and medical director of the Auburn University Medical Clinic, will give a keynote address. Kam, originally from Trinidad and Tobago, first came to the United States as an international undergraduate student.
AUBURN UNIVERSITY - Auburn University officials today unveiled a new design for the Samford Park area at Toomer’s Corner during a Celebrate the Tradition event marking the final rolling of the poisoned Auburn Oaks, which will be removed Tuesday.
An arcing path design, set to be implemented in 2014 with the planting of two oak trees, was selected after a series of public workshops and an online survey in which more than 10,000 alumni, students, fans and friends provided opinions and ideas.
“We are unveiling the results of your ideas today,” said Bill Stone, Auburn Alumni Association president, who helped unveil an artist’s rendering. “I can tell one thing for certain: Live trees will be planted on the corner and the great tradition of rolling the corner will continue.”