AUBURN UNIVERSITY – While celebrating July 4 with food, fireworks and outdoor activities, pet owners should be mindful of keeping their pets safe during the holiday festivities and throughout the summer.
Auburn University veterinarian Dr. Sara-Louise Newcomer, one of two veterinarians who provide wellness care in the College of Veterinary Medicine’s Community Practice Clinic, said pet owners should take the same care with pets as they do with children around grills and fireworks and in hot weather.
AUBURN – Auburn University will host two residential camps for high school students during the month of June.
Loachapoka High School students will come to Auburn University June 21 for a weeklong, residential camp to see what living on a college campus is like and to learn what they will need to do in their remaining years of high school to prepare for college admission.
The camp, coordinated through the College of Education’s Truman Pierce Institute, is being offered for the first time this summer and will include a variety of activities. With funding through the Office of the Vice President for University Outreach, students will be able to attend the camp free of charge.
AUBURN – Does your child think money grows on trees? Do you find yourself wondering how to teach your child about the value of money? Does your child care about people and how to make the world a better place? If so, this summer’s Camp iCare on the campus of Auburn University is an ideal option for you. Registration is now open.
Camp iCare, a new camp being launched this summer in July for children ages 6-12, is designed to help children learn the basic skills of being both money-smart and philanthropically engaged. It will be held Monday-Thursday, July 12-15, from 8 a.m. to noon at the Auburn University Early Learning Center on campus.
AUBURN – Junior and senior early childhood education and elementary education majors will tutor beginning readers during the 2010 Auburn University Summer Reading Program.
Now in its 13th year, the Summer Reading Program helps children from kindergarten through second grade, especially those who are having difficulty catching on to reading under regular class instruction. Participants receive individual help with reading and writing twice a week from a novice teacher, who in turn benefits from supervised teaching experiences.
AUBURN – Auburn University awarded approximately 1, 195 academic degrees at its summer commencement ceremony at 2 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 9, in Beard-Eaves-Memorial Coliseum.
Of the degrees Auburn awarded, 840 are bachelor’s degrees, 265 are master’s degrees, 86 are doctorates, two are specialist degrees and two are professional degrees (one each from the College of Veterinary Medicine and the James I. Harrison School of Pharmacy).
AUBURN – Auburn University will host 20 incoming freshmen from around the Southeast this month for a summer enrichment experience, SEE Auburn, operated by the Office of Diversity and Multicural Affairs to introduce underserved students to campus life.
Beginning July 6, the intensive four-week program is for students entering one of the seven sponsoring colleges and schools: College of Agriculture; College of Architecture, Design and Construction; College of Business; College of Education; School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences; College of Human Sciences and School of Nursing. Each student chosen for the program is sponsored by his or her respective college or school.