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Five journalists to be honored April 23 at Auburn University

AUBURN – Howell Raines, Pulitzer Prize winner and former New York Times journalist, is one of five veteran news professionals selected to receive 2010 Auburn Journalism Honors awards April 23. The awards will be presented during a luncheon at the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center by the Auburn University Journalism Advisory Council. The luncheon will begin at 11:40 a.m., with a social hour and registration beginning at 11 a.m.

The other four honorees are the late Paul Hemphill, Atlanta Journal columnist and author; John Stevenson, editor and publisher of The Randolph Leader in Roanoke; George Smith, former sports editor and long-time columnist at The Anniston Star; and David White, who has covered the Alabama Legislature for the Birmingham News since 1989.

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Auburn University honoring five journalists at April awards ceremony

AUBURN – The Auburn University Journalism Advisory Council will pay tribute to five journalists at the council’s annual honors luncheon Friday, April 24, at 11:40 a.m. at the Saugahatchee Country Club.

Syndicated columnist and author Rheta Grimsley Johnson will receive top honors as the 2009 Distinguished Auburn University Journalism Alumnus. Other honorees will be Kathryn Tucker-Windham, Distinguished Special Achievement in Journalism; Goodloe Sutton and his late wife, Jean, Distinguished Alabama Community Journalists; Shannon Allen, Distinguished Alabama Community Sports Journalist; and John Logue, Distinguished Mass Media Achievement.

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Auburn receives high honors for communications, marketing and alumni programs

AUBURN – Auburn University received seven awards for its communications, marketing and alumni programs at the 2009 southeastern regional meeting of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Higher Education, or CASE, held Feb. 11 in Atlanta.

The Office of Communications and Marketing won a Grand Award, the highest honor, in the crisis management plans category for its Message Dissemination in a Crisis entry, an outline of Auburn’s new emergency communications plan and publications created in cooperation with the Office of Risk Safety and Management and the Department of Public Safety.

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Auburn University holding International Quality of Life Awards ceremony at United Nations

AUBURN – Auburn University’s College of Human Sciences will hold its 15th annual International Quality of Life Awards ceremony on Saturday, Jan. 31, at the United Nations in New York.

Teresa Heinz, chair of The Heinz Endowments and Heinz Family Philanthropies, will be honored as the 2008 International Quality of Life Awards laureate while music artist Emmylou Harris will receive the College of Human Sciences Lifetime Achievement Award.

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Auburn University honors academic achievements of faculty

AUBURN – Auburn University honored the outstanding academic achievements of four faculty members and recognized many others at an awards ceremony Oct. 8. The event, at the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center, marked the third time these annual awards have been given in a combined, formal ceremony.

Among those receiving awards were Daniel D. Butler, the Thomas Walter Professor of Technology Management and associate professor of marketing in the College of Business, and Steven Kincaid, alumni professor of Anatomy, Physiology and Pharmacology in the College of Veterinary Medicine. Both received the Gerald and Emily Leischuck Endowed Presidential Award for Excellence in Teaching. Rex Dunham, alumni professor of fisheries and allied aquacultures in the College of Agriculture was presented with the Creative Research and Scholarship Award. Chris Rodger, the Scharnagel Professor of Mathematical Sciences in the College of Sciences and Mathematics received the Award for Excellence in Faculty Outreach.

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AU receives high honors for communications and marketing programs

AUBURN – Auburn University received seven awards for its communications and marketing programs last week at the 2008 southeastern regional meeting in Atlanta of the Council for the Advancement and Support of Higher Education, or CASE.

The Office of Communications and Marketing won Awards of Excellence in the paid advertisements category for “We’re Not Just Another Pretty Face”; slide and multimedia programs category for “Spotlight on Fairfield” with the College of Architecture, Design and Construction’s Urban Studio; and improvement in design category for an equine brochure with the Office of Development and the College of Veterinary Medicine.

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