Eagle Scholar Volume Five | Issue 13

Four Honors Students Nominated for Barry M. Goldwater Scholarship

Headshot of all four Goldwater NomineesAuburn University juniors Madison Gohlke, Seth Rankins, Matthew Rogers, and Ayden Kish (pictured clockwise from top left) are this year’s nominees. Read the news story to learn more about this students.

Today is Tiger Giving Day!

Tiger Giving DayHelp the Honors College and the National Prestigious Scholarship program by giving this Tiger Giving Day – February 21, 2017.

Visit the TigerGiving Day site and learn more about the Honors College project.

 

Become an Honors Ambassador

Honors Ambassadors group shotHonors Ambassadors represent the very best that the Honors College has to offer. Up to 14 Honors students are chosen each year to represent the Honors College and recruit potential students at various events through the year. Applications to become an Honors Ambassador are now open. Please download the application form. Deadline is March 3, 2017.

 

Poor Kids film coverHonors College Film Series: Poor Kids

Feb. 23 | Langdon Hall | 4-6 pm

In this PBS Frontline episode follow three young girls in this unflinching and revealing exploration of what poverty means to children.

Cup at Cater

March 1 | 7:45 – 10 am | Cater Hall

Join the Honors College staff for a cup of coffee or tea during our third Cup at Cater event.

 

 

Study and Travel Scholarship Applications Open

Applications for Study and Travel scholarship opportunities within the Honors College are now open.  Download the application  and return to Ken Thomas

Ashley Moates named Miss Auburn!

Congratulations to Honors College student Ashley Moates for winning Miss Auburn 2017. Ashley’s platform “Dream Big With Ashley,” focuses on making dreams come true for people with disabilities. Read Ashley’s story in the Plainsman.

Student Organizations

Honors Congress:

Meeting Dates

February 27: Aubie’s Birthday Party | 7 pm | Haley Center 2370

March 6: SafeZone Speaker | 7 pm | Haley Center 2370

Honors Serves:

(a message from Cheyenne Redus)

Chewacla Park Cleanup

We will be cleaning up around Chewacla State Park this Saturday, February 25th. Go ahead and mark your calendars to join us! Hopefully the weather will be as nice as it has been this weekend. Look for an email update on the time either this afternoon or tomorrow morning.

Sign up.

 

 Hospice/Oak Park

Oak Park – Monday, February 20th

Contact: Jessica Patel  or Katie Thomas 

 

Oak Park – Thursday, February 23rd

Contact: Bethany Burgess

New volunteers will need to contact Katherine Gamble.

 

**Camp Good Grief

This is just a reminder that training for Camp Good Grief will start this week! There are multiple training days you may attend, but you only have to choose one. See the attached flyer for dates and times.

Camp Good Grief/Bravery is a free camp for children ages 5 to 17 who have experienced the loss of a parent, sibling, grandparent, aunt, uncle, or anyone who has been important in their life.  You can visit the following link to learn more details and see pictures from past Camp Good Grief events.

If you have any questions at all, please do not hesitate to contact our Hospice coordinator, Katherine Gamble.

 

Auburn Day Care Centers

– Monday, February 20th

– 3:30 – 5 PM (most days will end before 5)

–  720 Slaughter Avenue, Auburn, AL 36832.

– Please contact Rachel Breece for more information.

Sign up here.

 

Auburn ACT Tutoring

 – Auburn High School

– Monday, February 20th and Wednesday, February 22nd

– 3:30 – 4:45 PM in computer lab room 818

– Contact Claire Zhang with any questions.

Sign up here.

 

Auburn Junior High Tutoring

 – Tuesday, February 21st and Thursday, February 23rd

– 3:30 – 4:30 PM

– Auburn Junior High School

– Tutors will help students with classroom material

Please contact Kylie Mimnaugh if you are interested in helping with this effort.

 

 Loachapoka ACT Tutoring

Join us in tutoring sophomores, juniors, and seniors for the ACT.

– Thursday, February 23rd

– 3:15 – 4:15 PM

– Loachapoka High School

– Contact Sam Lubor via email with any questions

Sign up here.

 

 

Student Opportunities

Miller Writing Center

Auburn’s Miller Writing Center is now hiring writing consultants for the spring 2016 semester. The Miller Writing Center hires undergraduate and graduate students from all departments to work one-on-one with any Auburn student on any piece of writing, be it an undergraduate English paper or an engineering dissertation. Additionally, the writing center now hosts multilingual consulting, so multilingual consultants will have the opportunity to use languages other than English. The deadline for applications is March 1st. More information and applications can be found on the Miller Writing Center’s website: http://wp.auburn.edu/writing/writing-center/join-our-team/.

 

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