Category Archives: diversity

Auburn University to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with weeklong tribute

AUBURN – Auburn University will host a weeklong tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from Monday, Jan. 16, through Friday, Jan. 20, with the theme “The Time is Always Right to do What’s Right: One Auburn, One Community.”

Highlights of the week will include a scholarship breakfast, guest speakers, lectures, student performances and community service projects. The public is invited to all events.

The week will begin with a scholarship breakfast on Monday, Jan. 16, at 7:30 a.m. at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center, which will feature Gilbert Rochon, Tuskegee University president, as the keynote speaker. To purchase tickets for the event, call (334) 501-3084 or (334) 844-5042. Monday’s events will also include the community service project, “A Day On and Not a Day Off.” To register for this project, call (334) 844-5042.

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Renowned civil rights journalist to speak at Auburn University

AUBURN – Journalist Earl Caldwell, who chronicled some of the most significant events of the Civil Rights Era, will speak as part of the Neil O. and Henrietta Davis Lecture Series on Wednesday, Feb. 2, at 6 p.m. in the auditorium at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center.

The lecture series is sponsored by Auburn University’s Department of Communications and Journalism in the College of Liberal Arts and is free to the public.

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Auburn University to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with weeklong tribute

AUBURN – Auburn University will host a weeklong tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from Monday, Jan. 17, through Friday, Jan. 21, with the theme “Paying it Forward to Change the World: One Auburn, One Community.”

Highlights of the week will include an oratory contest, a scholarship breakfast, guest speakers, lectures, student performances and community service projects. All events are open to the public.

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Auburn symposium to present cross-cultural perspectives on teaching, learning

AUBURN – Auburn University will host a two-day symposium on “Cross-Cultural Perspectives on University Teaching and Learning” on Feb. 19-20 for higher education faculty members across the state and beyond, as well as its own faculty.

In sessions led by international scholars, topics include: managing a multicultural classroom; how culture affects writing; and teaching and learning in higher education in the context of Korean, African American, Hindu, Hispanic, Muslim and Confusian cultural perspectives.

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Auburn University to honor Martin Luther King Jr. with week-long tribute

AUBURN – Auburn University will host a week-long tribute to Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. from Friday, Jan. 15 through Friday, Jan. 22, with the theme “Inspiring the Strength to Love: One Auburn, One Community.”

Highlights of the week will include an oratory contest, a scholarship breakfast, guest speakers, lectures, student performances and community service projects. All events are open to the public.

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Auburn University named Scholarship Provider of the Year

AUBURN – Auburn University was named Scholarship Provider of the Year at the 2009 National Scholarship Providers Association Annual Conference in New Orleans for its Provost Leadership Undergraduate Scholar program.

The award was presented in recognition of the Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs’ PLUS program, which provides academic and social support to students pursuing their undergraduate studies at Auburn University. The PLUS program provides an $8,000 four-year, renewable scholarship at $2,000 per academic year, and has been developed to complement the goals of the Auburn University Strategic Diversity Plan.

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