Honors College Office of the Provost

Eagle Scholar Newsletter | Volume 7 | Issue 7


Student Organizations

Honors Congress

Honors Congress will be hosting a benefit night at Panera on Tuesday, November 13 from 4 pm- 8 pm.

Honors Serves

Auburn High School ACT Tutoring

About: Each week we will visit Auburn High School to help lead ACT tutoring. We will help kids with practice problems and give them different test strategies to help them prepare for upcoming test sessions.

Time: Wednesday 3:45-5:00pm

Facilitator contact: Lily Walker lcw0027@auburn.edu or text at 334-707-5465


Loachapoka High School ACT Tutoring

About: Volunteers work each week with the students at Loachapoka High School as they prepare to take the upcoming ACT. Preparation activities include general overview of the test, subject specific review, group work, one-on-one tutoring, and games.

Time: Wednesday 2:15, meet in the Comer Parking lot at 1:50

Facilitator contact: Sam Lubor scl0012@auburn.edu


Compassus Hospice

About: Compassus provides hospice care to the Auburn and surrounding areas. Volunteers spend time in the office and visiting patients in nursing  homes and assisted living facilities. There is a one-time training required for this service opportunity. The training sessions are available on Sundays in September and the first week of October and can be found at the following link: https://doodle.com/poll/dyz3unif3ezgmxyi

Volunteers are also required to complete an application, orientation, TB test, and background check. You may attend a training session before all of these are completed.

Time: determined by volunteer after completion of training and required materials

Facilitator contact: Natalie Wire new0013@auburn.edu


Auburn Day Care Center

About: This is a great place to volunteer if you are interested in working with children. Volunteers spend time helping with homework and spending time with elementary school children. You can volunteer whichever day of the week works best with your schedule.

Time: Monday-Friday 3:30-5:00pm

Facilitator contact: Lindsey Ashorn lna0006@auburn.edu


Little HAPIE Tree Preschool

About: The Little HAPIE Tree Preschool is housed in the Auburn Early Education Center on East University Drive. This program uses a peer model to provide appropriate developmental and educational experiences for children 3-5. Volunteers will be expected to help encourage social interactions among peers, engage in educational play using toys and centers in the classroom, help students stay focused and on task, and aid in instilling developmentally appropriate behaviors by using the procedures outlined in the volunteer handbook. This opportunity is great for people looking to gain experience to further their educational or career path in psychology, education and special education, or any helping profession, such as counseling or nursing. Volunteers will need to bring their driver’s license on their first day.

Time: 8:00am-3:00pm Monday-Friday. Volunteers may work one 2 hour shift per week or two 1 hour shifts at whatever day and time is convenient, as long as the day/time is consistent.

Facilitator contact: Jesse Jordan  jkj0012@auburn.edu.


I Am My Brothers Keeper

About: IAMBK is an afterschool enrichment program that allows disadvantaged youth to develop morals, character, and skills to help them thrive in their homes, communities, and schools.

Time: Monday-Thursday 4:00-5:00pm. If you would like to help set up, you can arrive early at 3:30 pm.

Facilitator contact: Jordan Mills jkm0033@auburn.edu


Jean Dean RIF

About: Jean Dean Reading Is Fundamental works to bring books to children in an effort to promote children’s literacy. Volunteers will be working sorting, packaging, loading/unloading books for the organization. Therefore, closed toed shoes are required.

Time: Monday 3:00-5:00 pm

Facilitator contact: Hayleigh Hallman hhh0010@auburn.edu

Honors Student Driven Publication

The Honors College needs your help in creating a new student-driven publication. We are looking for creative students who are idea makers and are interested in editing, writing, photography, illustration, web layout, and graphic design. The function of this publication is twofold A). to share the wonderful stories about Honors College students and B). give participating students the opportunity to express their creativity and receive hands-on experience. This will be an excellent resume and portfolio builder.  Obtain your first byline, have your artwork go public, and enhance your writing skills through this opportunity. Planning workshops will begin next semester. Interested? Contact the Honors College Communication Department at hccomm1@auburn.edu to get your name on the list.

Honors Student Art Exhibition

This semester the Honors Introduction to Art History class is working with Dr. Floyd and the Jule Collins Smith Museum to research, curate, and present a small exhibition of portraits and self-portraits from the museum's permanent collection. The show, which the students have titled Dignity and Diversity: Portraits from the Permanent Collection, is on view at the Jule Collins Smith Museum through December.

The students will be presenting the pieces during the final presentation on November 29 at 6 pm, all are encouraged to attend.

Key Dates & Events 

November 13: Honors Career Workshop "College to Career" | Career Center Classroom (Mary Martin Hall) | 2 pm

November 13: Honors Day Film Series: The 33 | CMD Room in RBD | 3 pm

November 13: Honors Congress Benefit Night | Panera | 4 pm

November 13: Tess Talk | Telfair Peet Theatre Black Box | 4 pm

November 14: Night Film Series: 3 1/2 Minutes 10 Bullets | Eagle Hall Classroom | 8 pm

November 14: Organic Chemistry Tutoring | RBD Reserved Study Room | 5 pm

November 14: Guest Speaker: Johanna Toruño | Haley 3184 | 6 pm

November 15: A Cup at Cater | Cater Hall | 7:45 am to 10:30 am

November 15: BSEN Seminar: Pablo Jimenez Bonilla | Corley Room 302 | 12 pm

November 16: Economics Seminar | Miller 230 | 3 pm

November 29: BSEN Seminar: Yichao Ma/Abigail Lane | Corley 302 | 12 pm

November 29: SEED Meeting | Shelby 1124 | 6:30 pm

November 30: Economics Seminar: David Figlio | Miller 230 | 3 pm

December 4: Physics Tutoring | RBD Reserved Study Room | 5 pm

December 5: Organic Chemistry Tutoring | RBD Reserved Study Room | 5 pm

December 6: BSEN Seminar: Geoffrey Lein | Corley 302 | 12 pm

December 7: Economics Seminar: Alfonso Flores-Lagunes | Miller 230 | 3 pm

Auburn University Housing is looking for enthusiastic undergraduate students seeking a leadership opportunity for the 2019 - 2020 academic year. Resident Assistant applications open November 15 and will close January 11. If you have any questions, contact Emily Scarpa at ees0021@auburn.edu.

RA Interest Sessions

     November 27 | 5:30 pm | Thatch 202

     November 28 | 5 pm | Thatch 202

     December 5 | 5 pm | Thatch 202

     December 6 | 5 pm | Thatch 202

Stop by Cater Hall the morning of November 15th for a hot cup of coffee or tea, and a little caffeine jolt. While there grab some breakfast snacks and spend some time with your fellow Honors College students.

November 15 | Cater Hall | 7:45 - 10:30 am

Littleton-Franklin Lectures in Science and Humanities

Christina Snyder, a distinguished and talented historian, will deliver a lecture on the Muskogee Creek Indian Removal today at 4 pm in the Auburn Conference Center Auditorium. 

Tess Talks

Tonight students have the opportunity to hear women faculty talk about their research with a TED Talk style presentation, followed by a reception.

Bone Vascular and Microcirculation Seminars

Dr. Prisby is an Associate Professor in the Department of Kinesiology at the University of Texas at Arlington.  Her research interest is bone vascular and microcirculation and she currently has research grants from the American Heart Association and the National Institutes of Health and is the Founder and President of the Bone Vascular & Microcirculatory Society (www.bonebloodvessels.org). She will be delivering two seminars on this subject while visiting Auburn University.

Seminar 1 | November 16 | 10 am | Kinesiology Building Room 156

Meet and greet | November 16 | 11:30 am | Kinesiology Building Room 156

Seminar 2 | November 16 | 1 pm | Kinesiology Building Room 126

Critical Conversations

November 28 | Mell Classroom 2550 | 5 pm

Last modified: November 13, 2018