AUBURN – The Auburn Research and Technology Foundation, through its operating agreement with Auburn University, has established the Auburn Business Incubator. The full-service, mixed-use business incubator is designed to help with commercialization of university- and community-derived technologies and services through new business ventures.
The Auburn Research and Technology Foundation is a university-affiliated, nonprofit corporation formed to support the mission of the university, particularly in the areas of research and economic development, and is developing and operating the Auburn Research Park.
AUBURN – The Auburn Veterans Scholarship Foundation has pledged $60,000 to the Auburn University Foundation to provide endowed scholarships to veterans and their families.
Auburn Veterans Scholarships honor those who have served in any branch of the United States Armed Forces and are intended to provide a helping hand to those veterans who meet the university’s enrollment requirements. The scholarships benefit uniformed U.S. military service members on active duty, inactive reserves or those honorably discharged from the U.S. Armed Forces. Scholarships can also be awarded to immediate family members of these service men and women and provide $2,000 a year to recipients.
AUBURN – Through a grant from Verizon, researchers in Auburn’s College of Engineering are teaming up with the School of Nursing to bolster Kid Check, a program that provides health screenings to children in Alabama’s rural communities.
Representatives from the Verizon Foundation will present a check for $23,000 to the deans of Auburn University’s College of Engineering and School of Nursing on Thursday, Nov. 19, at 9:30 a.m. at Loachapoka High School. Students and faculty from both colleges, as well as from former Sen. Gerald Dial’s office of the Alabama Rural Action Commission, will be on hand for the event.
AUBURN – Auburn University’s Reserve Officers’ Training Corps received more than $1.6 million from the estate of U.S. Army Lt. Col. Henry Earl Turner through the Auburn University Foundation.
The gift will be divided among the Army, Air Force and Navy ROTC programs at the university. It will be used to support an endowed fund for excellence at the departments’ discretions.
AUBURN – Ted and Alice Mallory have donated a condominium in their hometown of Fayetteville, Ga., to the Auburn University Foundation. Most of the profit from the sale of the donated property, appraised at $111,000, will be used to establish the Ted and Alice Mallory Endowment for Scholarships in Aviation and Supply Chain Management. The rest will be used to establish an endowed scholarship for an Auburn majorette and to provide unrestricted gifts to the College of Education and the College of Liberal Arts’ Women’s Leadership Institute.
“We are delighted to provide this gift for scholarships,” said Ted. “The education and experiences we received at Auburn provided us with outstanding opportunities. These scholarships are a way for us to say thank you for what Auburn has given to us.”
AUBURN – Carolyn Brinson Reed, Auburn University class of ’65, along with her sons Randy ‘89 and Scott ’90, recently established a $1 million planned gift with the Auburn University Foundation to honor the memory and legacy of a devoted husband, father and community leader.
The donation will establish the Robert E. Reed Memorial Scholarship Endowment in the College of Liberal Arts and will benefit honor students from Mountain Brook High School in Birmingham. Mr. Reed was a 1965 graduate of Auburn.