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  • November 9, 2016 – AU Leadership Series "Influence Through Accountability" with Larry Little. The Office of Professional and Continuing Education is hosting Larry Little as part of their Leadership Series on November 9, 2016 at The Hotel at Auburn University.
  • October 26, 2016 – All In, All Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Event. In order to promote breast cancer awareness, the Vice President for University Outreach, in collaboration with The Office of Public Service and the Chi Chapter of Phi Delta Chi Fraternity, will host the 6th annual All In, All Pink event on Wednesday, October 26, 2016 from 11:00 A.M. to 1:00 P.M.
  • October 29, 2016 – More Than Auburn's Virtual 5K. On October 29, 2016, More Than Auburn, a service group dedicated to raising awareness and funds for the work of global NGOs, will host a Virtual 5K to benefit the Liberia Cancer Research Initiative, a registered Liberian NGO. A virtual 5k is a race that can be run at any location. Your participation can be through a walk, treadmill, or a run outside, on your own, or with a group of friends. Questions? Contact Alyse Scott or Kelly Krawczyk.
  • October 11-12, 2016 – Alabama Assistive Technology Expo & Conference (ALATEC). The Alabama Assistive Technology Expo and Conference (ALATEC) will be held October 11–12, 2016 at the Auburn University Student Center. For conference questions, please contact the Conference Coordinator, Alan Spencer by email: acs0132@auburn.edu or phone: (334) 844-5193.
  • October 15-20, 2016 – Educational & Cultural Delegation to Cuba. Join Auburn University Outreach on the next delegation to Cuba October 15-20, 2016.
  • September 27, 2016 – Community Partner Training. The Office of Public Service is hosting a Community Partner Training on Tuesday, September the 27th from 1–2:30 P.M. at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. This training will include a general overview of the benefits of diversity in nonprofit organizations and how it can increase the effectiveness of your outreach. Our speaker for the event is Dr. Adeola Fayemi from the Auburn University Office of Diversity & Inclusion. The session is free and open to the public. Light refreshments will be provided. Please contact Megan Sawyer at mas0138@auburn.edu if you would like to attend!
  • September 13, 2016 – Lousiana Flood Relief. Join Auburn University Office of Public Service and AuburnServes as partners with East Alabama Medical Center in helping provide flood relief. Supply delivery will be September 13, 2016.
  • September 9, 2016 – 2016 Volunteer Fair. AuburnServes in the the Office of Public Service is hosting the fall Volunteer Fair at Auburn University Student Center, 2nd Floor from 10:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.
  • September 8, 2016 – AU Leadership Series "Emotional Intelligence II" with Lori King-Taylor. The Office of Professional and Continuing Education is hosting Lori King-Taylor as part of their Leadership Series at The Hotel at Auburn University.
  • August 25, 2016 – AuburnServes Lunch and Learn. The Office of Public Service will host a Lunch and Learn, August 25, from 11:45 A.M. – 12:45 P.M. in room 2107 of the Student Center. Representatives from Jean Dean RIF, Lee County Autism Resource and Advocacy, and Our House will share information about their agencies. This is a great opportunity to learn more about the organizations’ missions, events, volunteer campaigns, and much more! Please join us to learn how you can collaborate with our community partners. So bring your lunch, enjoy some light refreshments, and learn more about how to get involved in the community! All faculty, staff and students are welcome. If you would like to reserve a seat, please contact Megan Sawyer at mas0138@auburn.edu
  • July 21, 2016 – Time Management Workshop. The Office of Public Service is hosting a Time Management Workshop on Thursday, July 21, 2016, from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. The session is free and open to the public.
  • June 23-24, 2016 – Anti-Bullying Summit. The 6th Annual Anti-Bullying Summit, hosted by Auburn University, will be held June 23–24, 2016 at the Dolce Hotel and Resorts, Peachtree City, GA.
  • June 17-24, 2016 – Educational and Cultural Tour in Cuba. University Outreach's 2016 delegation will be traveling to Cuba on June 17-24, 2016. Please contact us at au2cuba@auburn.edu to receive information about upcoming tours.
  • June 15, 2016 – AU Leadership Series: Juggling Elephants with Jones Loflin. Join us on June 15, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon, at the The Jackson Center to hear award-winning author and internationally-recognized speaker Jones Loflin offer timely solutions sure to help your and your people get more of the things done that are important to you and your organization.
  • May 20, 2016 – AU Leadership Series: Making a Difference with Dr. Larry Little. The Make a Difference seminar provides an innovative and fast-paced experience geared toward increasing leadership skills in both the personal and professional realms. It contains practical and insightful content that can be applied in diverse environments and situations. This seminar will be held on May 20, 2016 from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 noon at the The Hotel at Auburn University.
  • The Office of Public Service is hosting a Community Partner Training on Thursday, May 5, from 1:00 to 2:30 p.m., at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. The topic of the training is "Volunteer Management: Engaging Your Volunteers at Every Stage" and will presented by Joyce Thomas-Vinson. Click here for more details.
  • April 27, 2016 – Korea US Automotive Manufacturing Technology Workshop. The Office of Professional and Continuing Education at Auburn University and the Korea Institute of Industrial Technology (KITECH) in partnership with Trenholm State Community College (TSCC) are pleased to provide the Korea US Automotive Manufacturing Technology workshop. This workshop will be held on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 from 1:30 through 6:30 p.m. at the Saugahatchee Country Club in Opelika, Alabama. Click here to register.
  • March 1, 2016 – Deadline for Nominations: Award for Excellence in Faculty Outreach. You are invited to submit nominations for the 2016 Auburn University Award for Excellence in Faculty Outreach, which is sponsored by the Office of the Vice President for University Outreach. Deadline for receipt of nominations is 4:00 p.m., Tuesday, March 1, 2016.
  • February 15-17, 2016 – Outreach Scholarship Symposium. The Office of the Vice President for University Outreach announces the 2015-16 Outreach Scholarship Symposium (OSS) which will be held in collaboration with the Tuskegee Auburn Women’s Leadership Alliance on February 15-17, 2016 at the AU Hotel and Dixon Conference Center.
  • February 11, 2016 – Spring Lunch & Learn. The Office of Public Service will host the annual Spring Lunch and Learn on Thursday, February 11, 2016 from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Auburn Student Center, room 2326. Stay tuned to hear about the amazing partners we have lined up to share volunteer opportunities and needs! If you have any questions about our upcoming Lunch and Learn, please contact Christina Spence at clh0063@auburn.edu.
  • January 28, 2016 – Celebration of Research and Creative Scholarship. The College of Liberal Arts will hold a Celebration of Research and Creative Scholarship at Pebble Hill on Thursday, January 28 from 3:30 to 5:00 p.m. CLA faculty with publications in 2015 who are able to attend will be present to discuss their work in an informal atmosphere of conversation and exchange. The public is invited to attend the program, and we would be pleased to have you attend, allowing us to recognize your unit’s contributions to faculty scholarly achievement. Refreshments will be provided, and if you have not toured the recently renovated Scott-Yarbrough House, we invite you to arrive a few minutes early for a brief tour.
  • January 26, 2016 – Strategic Planning Workshop. The Office of Public Service is sponsoring a Strategic Planning Workshop at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce January 26, 2016 from 1:00-2:30 PM. This workshop, facilitated by Dr. William Sauser, a professor emeritus of management in the Harbert College of Business at Auburn University, will provide an introduction to the process of strategic planning and important tools to use in the process. If you would like to reserve a space at this training please contact Christina Spence at clh0063@auburn.edu.
  • January 15th, 2016 – AuburnServes Spring Volunteer Fair. The Office of Public Service is hosting the AuburnServes Spring Volunteer Fair on Friday, January 15, 2016. This event will take place on Auburn University's Main Campus in the Student Center lobby from 10am to 1pm. This is a great opportunity for students and faculty at Auburn to learn about your volunteer and service learning events. If you would like to reserve a table for your organization, please let us know. We only have space for 25 agencies so make sure to reserve your table as soon as you can! If you have any question feel free to call 334-844-5130 or email Christina Spence at clh0063@auburn.edu. Click here for event flyer.
  • December 3, 2015 – Community Partner Training. The Office of Public Service is hosting a Community Partner Training on December 3, 2015 from 1:00 to 2:30 PM at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. The training is entitled "Marketing Strategy Workshop" and will cover topics in mission statements, target markets, product/service positioning, and marketing methods. Space is limited! If you would like to reserve your spot, please contact Christina Spence at clh0063@auburn.edu.
  • November 20, 2015 – AU Leadership Series "Influence Through Accountability" with Larry Little. The Office of Professional and Continuing Education presents "Influence Through Accountablity" by Dr. Larry Little which will be held on November 20, 2015 at the AU Hotel and Conference Center. Learn more about the "Influence Through Accountability" Seminar by contacting the Office of Professional & Continuing Education at (334) 844-5100 or by email: opce@auburn.edu.
  • November 12, 2015 – Service Learning Colloquia. The Office of Public Service will host a Service Learning Colloquia, a panel discussion on the topic of critical reflection for service-learning and active citizenship, Thursday, November 12, 12:30-2:00 p.m. in AU Student Center room 2310. Auburn students and faculty/staff are invited to attend. Contact Joyce Thomas-Vinson at thomaj5@auburn.edu to reserve a seat.
  • Auburn scholars will be presenting at the Fulbright “Creating Pathways to Peace – Global Health and Education" Conference on November 12-14, in Atlanta, GA.
  • October 30, 2015 – COSG Proposal Submission Deadline. The final proposal submission deadline for the Competitive Outreach Scholarship Grants is Friday, October 30, 2015 by 4:45 p.m. Proposals submitted by this deadline will not undergo a format check and will not have the opportunity for revision or resubmission.
  • October 29, 2015 – Lecture: After Mandela The College of Liberal Arts and Auburn University Libraries is co-sponsoring a lecture on Thursday, October 29, 2015 from 3:30 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. in the Caroline Marshall Draughon Auditorium on the ground floor of the RBD Library. The lecture entitled 'After Mandela: South African Education in the Context of Politics, Business, and Race', will be presented by Dr. Stacey Nickson, Director of K-12 Outreach and Fulbright Specialist.
  • Assistant Vice President for University Outreach Royrickers Cook has announced the formation of the Government & Economic Development Institute. Longtime outreach director Joe Sumners will serve as executive director for the institute.
  • October 19-23, 2015Educational & Cultural Tours in Cuba. Auburn University Outreach is leading a series of special educational and cultural tour of Cuba for civic, business, healthcare and educational leaders through 2015 and beyond. These tours, which were developed in response to the recent U.S.-Cuba discussions on reestablishment of diplomatic ties between the two nations, are being coordinated by Outreach's Center for Governmental Services. Space is limited to 20 delegates. Join our next delegation that will be October 19-23, 2015. Contact Sheree Wilson in the Center for Governmental Services at 334-844-4781 or au2cuba@auburn.edu for more information.
  • October 21, 2015All In, All Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Event. The Office of the Vice President for University Outreach, in collaboration with The Office of Public Service and Kappa Chi Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, will be hosting the 5th Annual All In, All Pink Breast Cancer Awareness Event on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 from 11:30 AM – 1:30 PM on the AU Student Center Green Space. We are currently accepting stories of survival and ways breast cancer has impacted you and your family/friends. If you would like to share your story, fill out the submission form by Monday, October 5, 2015. Program contact is Jasmyne Pollard, jkp0015@auburn.edu.
  • October 23, 2015 – COSG Early Proposal Submission Deadline. All Competitive Outreach Scholarship Grant proposals (received by Friday, October 23rd by 4:45 p.m.) will undergo a format check (an initial screening for minimum requirements). During this period, authors will only be contacted if there are questions concerning the proposal format, a need for revision, and resubmission. If authors are contacted, a proposal may be returned for revision and resubmission no later than Friday, October 30th by 4:45 p.m.
  • October 13, 2015 – Brown Bag Lunch & Learn. The Office of Public Service will host a Brown Bag Lunch and Learn on Tuesday, October 13, 2015, from 11:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in the Auburn Student Center room 2310. Representatives from Village Friends Village Values and Project Uplift will share information about their organizations and tell you how you can get involved. Light refreshments will be served. Students, faculty and staff are invited to attend. To reserve a seat, contact Joyce Thomas-Vinson, thomaj5@auburn.edu
  • October 14-16, 2015Blue Ridge Conference on Leadership. The 95-year tradition continues. A group of prominent business people representing notable corporations in the Southeast has joined forces with Auburn University College of Business and Engineering Outreach to provide an exceptional Management Leadership Development experience for private and public sector principals, employees and representatives. The conference will be held on October 14-16, 2015 at the YMCA Blue Ridge Assembly, Black Mountain, NC. The program promises to be challenging, motivational and inspirational.
  • September 28, 2015Grant Writing Workshop. Is your organization in need of funds? Would you like to apply for a grant, but need help getting started. If your organization is like most nonprofit organizations, then this training is just for you. In this grant writing worship Mike Easterwood, outreach associate, Economic and Community Development Institute, will cover the steps of grant writing from finding to funding including discussing available funding sources (private and government) and providing information about what to do after a decision is made about a grant application. Volunteers, staff members, directors and board members of nonprofit agencies are invited to attend this free training session. It will be held on Monday, September 28, from 1 to 2:30 P.M. at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. Seating is limited. Contact Christina Hall, clh0063@auburn.edu today to reserve your seat.
  • September 11, 2015AuburnServes Fall Volunteer Fair. Auburn University's Office of Public Service will be hosting the AuburnServes Fall Volunteer Fair on September 11, 2015. This event will take place on Auburn University's Main Campus at the Student Center from 10am to 12pm. The volunteer fair is a great opportunity to connect with students and faculty at Auburn University, recruit volunteers, and promote your organization! If your organization is interested in participating, or you have any questions, please contact Liz Harbin at egh0004@auburn.edu.
  • August 28, 2015: AREC Instructor Training – 10 Ways to Skyrocket Your Pass Rate on the AMP Exam - Mark Barker
  • August 21, 2015Accounting & Auditing Workshops: Mobile. The Auburn University Accounting and Tax Training Institute will offer a one-day workshop for Certified Public Accountants in Accounting & Auditing in Mobile, Alabama on August 21, 2015.
  • August 10, 2015: Auburn University Leadership Series – Rising Above with John O'Leary
  • June 8-26, 2015Free Pre-Calculus Summer Day Camp. Registration is now open for a free three-week Pre-Calculus summer day camp for high school students. The camp will meet on the Auburn University campus in room 3345 Haley Center, Monday through Friday June 8-26 from 8 a.m. to Noon. The camp is sponsored by the university’s K-12 Outreach office and the Honors College, and funded through a SENCER subaward from the National Science Foundation. The three week camp will offer students hands-on activities in high tech Smart classrooms for data collection, mathematical analysis, and constructing and solving mathematical models from real-world applications. Space is very limited. To register, email Leah Mathison, ltm0010@auburn.edu.
  • June 15-19, 2015 – Auburn University presents Educational & Cultural Tours in Cuba.
  • June 18-19, 2015 – The 5th Annual Anti-Bullying Summit, hosted by Auburn University, will be held June 18-19, 2015 in Peachtree City, GA.
  • June 9, 2015Community Partner Training. The Office of Public Service is hosting a Community Partner Training Session on Tuesday, June 9, from 1:00 to 2:30 P.M., at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. Courtney Carson, Associate Executive Director of Magic Moments, will be speaking on the topic of Campaign and Event Promotion. Magic Moments is the only wish granting organization devoted exclusively to creating magic moments in the lives of children in Alabama with chronically life threatening medical conditions. A magic moment allows children and their families to forget, even if just for a little while, the fear and pain of their illness. Please reserve your seat by contacting Liz Harbin at egh0004@auburn.edu.
  • May 26, 2015 – Auburn University’s Office of Public Service will be having a Lunch and Learn Session on May 26th at 12PM-2PM in Auburn University’s Student Center Room 2310 (main campus). Our presenters will be Drew Riley from Alabama ReStore and Wade McKinney from Storybook Farms.
  • May 15, 2015AU Leadership Series "Juggling Elephants" with Jones Loflin. Join us on May 15, 2015, at the The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center to hear award-winning author and internationally-recognized speaker Jones Loflin offer timely solutions sure to help your and your people get more of the things done that are important to you and your organization.
  • Students from Auburn University's Campus Kitchens recently presented their work at the 'Hungry for Justice: Student Poverty and Hunger Summit' in Montgomery, Alabama.
  • March 12, 2015 – The Office of Public Service is sponsoring a community partner training. This training session will be held 1 - 2:30 p.m., March 12, 2015 at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. Dr. Kelly Krawczyk, Assistant Professor with the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University, will conduct the session on the topic of leadership. Attendance is free. Please contact Liz Harbin at egh0004@auburn.edu to reserve a spot.
  • Nominations for the 2015 Auburn University Award for Excellence in Faculty Outreach are now being accepted. Deadline for receipt of nominations is Monday, March 2, 2015, at 4:00 p.m.
  • February 25, 2015 – The Office of University Outreach and the Black Graduate and Professional Student Association (BGPSA) are hosting the Dr. Juan Gilbert Lecturer Series featuring Dr. Keenan Grenell on Wednesday, February 25 from 6-8 p.m. in the Student Center (room 2223). Dr. Grenell is CEO of Global Capital Group, LLC, a global business consulting firm. His areas of expertise include economic development and entrepreneurship. This event is open to the public and refreshments will be provided. RSVP by emailing BGPSA President India Napier at idn0001@auburn.edu. For more information about Dr. Grenell, visit http://www.globalcapitalgroupllc.com/. A quote from Dr. Grenell, "Education and Entrepreneurship are the great equalizers in a democratic society".
  • February 23-25, 2015 – The Outreach Scholarship Symposium (OSS) will be held February 23-25, 2015. It will begin the afternoon of February 23rd at the Auburn University Hotel and Dixon Conference Center and continue February 24th and 25th, 2015 at the Auburn University Student Center.
  • February 19, 2015 – The Office of Public Service is sponsoring a community partner training that will address the topic of Standards of Excellence. This training session will be held 1 - 2:30 p.m., February 19, 2015 at the Auburn Chamber of Commerce. Shannon Ammons, CEO Alabama Association of Nonprofits, will conduct the session. Attendance is free. Please contact Liz Harbin at egh0004@auburn.edu to reserve a place for your organization.
  • February 12, 2015Dr. Jacob Wright from Emory University will be speaking at the Auburn Student Center, Room 2310, on February 12, 2015 at 2:00pm. In this talk, Dr. Wright will share insights from his experience of making his ebook and show how easy it is to "do it yourself".
  • January 16, 2015Spring Volunteer Fair. The Office of Public Service will host the annual AuburnServes Volunteer Fair, Friday, January 16, 2015, from 10 a.m. until noon in the Auburn Student Center. Nonprofit agencies are invited to attend the event to distribute information about their agencies and volunteer/service opportunities. Students, faculty and staff are invited to meet and speak with representatives from local nonprofit agencies. To reserve a table or for additional information, contact Joyce Thomas-Vinson, 334-844-5117 or thomaj5@auburn.edu

Last Updated: November 29, 2016