Honors College Office of the Provost

The Eagles Scholar Newsletter Volume 10 Issue 5

 

Beat Bama Food Drive

Since 1994, Auburn University and the Food Bank of East Alabama have united students, faculty, alumni and community members to help fight hunger and poverty in East Alabama by challenging the University of Alabama and the West Alabama Food Bank to see who can collect more non-perishable food to help those in need. This good-natured competition has made an impact that reaches far beyond the campuses where it began. Since its inception in 1994, the competition has raised over 6 million pounds of food for Alabamians without proper access to food. Help us win the food fight trophy in East Alabama as we look to beat hunger and BEAT BAMA!!Barrels are located throughout campus including one at Cater Hall!

Tacos & Trivia

Let’s see if you have what it takes to answer some tricky trivia questions. While you think about your answers enjoy tacos with the Honors College and Honors Congress! See you today (October 5) at 5pm in the Student Center!

Honors College Research Tours: Biosystems Engineering/Forest Products Lab

Want to see some of the exciting research taking place at Auburn this semester? Join us for this tour of the Biosystems Engineering/Forest Products Lab!  There will be an overview of the mission and history of the research lab as well as a tour of the facility.You will get to hear more about the specific areas of research conducted at the lab and learn about the role of undergraduates. 

Click below to RSVP!

https://www.signupgenius.com/go/5080944abae23abf85-honors1

Job Search Workshop

This session, hosted by the Auburn University Career Center, will provide tips and strategies for finding a job that will kick start your career. We will discuss the job search process and networking essentials, while introducing you to some handy resources for finding employment opportunities. Step 2 Eligible!

Cater Talks with Dan King

Enjoy a conversation with Dan King Associate Vice President of Facilities Management at Cater Hall on October 26th at 3pm. Please be sure to RSVP below for this event.

Click link to RSVP:

https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_735FZgsJWK0EjZ4

AuburnServes hosting Virtual Volunteer Fair

AuburnServes is hosting a Virtual Volunteer Fair Sept. 27-Oct. 8, 2021. The fair will feature video presentations about volunteer and engagement opportunities with local nonprofit agencies. Students can participate at their convenience using their computer or mobile device and clicking the link below!

Click link to view virtual volunteer fair:

http://www.auburn.edu/outreach/ops/volunteerfair.htm

Studying for Midterms?

Taking Honors Biology, Honors Calculus I, Honors Physics I, or Honors Music Appreciation? Come check us out. Taking non-Honors Physics I, non-Honors Organic Chemistry I, Calculus I, or Philosophy? Come check us out too. Any Honors student is welcome!

You do not have to be in an Honors section to take advantage of peer coaching.Peer Coaching appointments will be available Monday, August 30 – Friday, December 3. 

HONR 1077: Peer Instructor Applications for Spring 2022 are Now Open!

Interested in giving back to our incoming class of Honors students? Apply to be a Freshman Exploration Peer Instructor!


Peer Instructors are an integral part of class, helping students navigate their first year in Auburn and in Honors. They provide an informed voice, serving as representatives of the Honors student experience. The responsibilities of a Peer Instructor include but are not limited to: attending class, attending meetings with their instructor, co-facilitating classroom discussions, communicating with students, and representing Honors through an upperclassman perspective.

 Honors Peer Instructor positions are available to students who have successfully taken Freshman Exploration and completed at least a year at Auburn

Peer Instructors will be enrolled in an Honors Lyceum course and receive credit for their experience.

Applications Due November 17th. Click link below to apply!

https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1GH20bGTqOJDLcq

Honors Research Fellowship Now Open

The Honors College Research Fellowship program offers support to Honors College students—excluding National Prestigious Scholarship recipients—for research and research-related travel. 
Who: Any Honors student in good standing who is currently involved in research on campus. All fields, majors, and disciplines are welcome.

What: $500-$1000 (depending on proposed budget) in funds to support students’ research projects, research related travel, or conference travel.

Click link to apply online:

https://auburn.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_8APu13JTHKlhVR4

Student Organization Updates

Honors Congress will be hosting a movie screening and discussion of the Alfred Hitchcock film North by Northwest that will last from 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM in Shelby 1103 on October the 12th with professor Dr. Donald Wehrs facilitating the discussion.

Student Opportunities Across Campus

SOS & CWE Orientation Team Positions are Open!

It’s your time! Your time to spread the Auburn spirit to incoming students and families! Your time to leave a lasting impression on the Auburn Family! Your time to grow and learn about yourself more than ever before! First Year Experience is excited to announce that applications are now available for our Successfully Orienting Students (SOS) and Camp War Eagle (CWE) orientation team positions!If you have any questions throughout the application process, please contact us at fyedesk@auburn.edu. War Eagle!  


Applications are due Oct. 6th at Noon.

Miller Writing Center is Hiring Peer Consultants 

The Miller Writing Center is hiring peer consultants to start in January 2022. Miller Writing Center peer consultants are the primary providers of support to student writing at Auburn University. Peer consultants assist clients with writing projects through one-on-one and small group tutoring sessions. We are excited to help a diverse team of students with different language backgrounds, life experiences, areas of expertise, knowledge, perspectives, and strengths.

Applications closes on Oct. 6th

Click link to apply:

https://www.auburn.edu/academic/provost/university-writing/opportunities/student/

Applications open for Auburn International Mentoring Program

Auburn students interested in exploring career opportunities outside of the United States are encouraged to apply for the 2021-2022 Auburn International Mentoring Program, or AIM, with the Office of International Programs. 

Learn more here.

Hello from Storybook Farm!

Fun has serious value! Find out how you can volunteer with Storybook Farm! Click the link to learn more!

https://emma-assets.s3.amazonaws.com/42jbb/b5e6098a681d5aa9bbe4724161419a39/SBF_Programming_Info.pdf

Miller Writing Center 

The Miller Writing Center will be available for students, faculty, and staff starting Monday, Aug. 23 on the 2nd floor of the RBD Library. The MWC will be open:


Monday-Thursday, 9 a.m.-9 p.m.
Friday, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
Sunday, 3 p.m.-9 p.m.


Peer consultants can help you with any type of writing at any step in the writing process, and we recommend that you schedule appointments in advance to get the day and time of your choice. For more information on the MWC, click here.

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Last modified: October 6, 2021