Articles by: Austin Phillips

Growing Places

Growing Places

Auburn University’s Board of Trustees approved a project in September to build a Gulf Coast Engineering Research Station in Orange Beach. A month later, the university expanded its footprint and opened its doors to a new facility in Huntsville in October with the grand-opening celebration of the Auburn University Research and Innovation Campus.

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Big IDEAS

Big IDEAS

The Samuel Ginn College of Engineering and Boeing have enjoyed a longstanding partnership in support of Auburn University students. Beyond funding scholarships and supporting underrepresented students and student organizations, Boeing is now providing opportunities for dozens of Auburn Engineering undergraduates to obtain hands-on, real-world design experience on groundbreaking aerospace projects.

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Be the Creed: Shannon Price

Be the Creed: Shannon Price

I believe in education, which gives me the knowledge to work wisely and trains my mind and my hands to work skillfully.

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The 2022 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer Kelly Roberts, ’05 and ’07 civil engineering; Distinguished
Auburn Engineer Jim Cooper, ’81 civil engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer John MacFarlane, ’72 mechanical engineering; Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer
McClain Towery, ’03 civil engineering; Distinguished Auburn Engineer Nicole Faulk, ’96 and ’99 mechanical engineering; and Superior Service Angie Lemke, retired,
dean’s assistant. Not pictured is Distinguished Auburn Engineer TK Mattingly, ’58 and ’86 aerospace engineering.

The Award Goes To

The 2022 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners include…

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The Auburn President

The Auburn President

Former Dean Chris Roberts was selected as Auburn University’s 21st president in February, and he assumed the role in May.

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Auburn University inductees in the Class of 2022 include: Steve Swinson, '81 mechanical engineering; Brad Corson, '83 chemical engineering; Don Arkle, '77 civil engineering; and Jeffrey Langhout, '86 industrial engineering.

The Award Goes To…

This year’s inductees from the university include Don Arkle, ’77 civil engineering; Brad Corson, ’83 chemical engineering; Jeffrey Langhout, ’86 industrial engineering; and Steve Swinson, ’81 mechanical engineering.

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Be the Creed: Tammy Walker

Be the Creed: Tammy Walker

On the first day of Tammy Walker’s first job when she was 16 years old, something happened that sticks with her to this day.

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Be the Creed: Brad Christopher

Be the Creed: Brad Christopher

Brad Christopher knows what it’s like to have to work your way up.

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Lifetime of Service

Lifetime of Service

Lifetime Achievement Award recipients for 2022 from the College of Engineering included Maj. Jim Hoskins, ’81 electrical engineering, and Bill McNair, ’68 electrical engineering.

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The 2021 Auburn Alumni Engineering Council award winners included T.J. Pruitt, Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer; Ryan Hill, Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer; Brad Corson, Distinguished Auburn
Engineer; Gerald Pouncey, Distinguished Auburn Engineer; Regenia Sanders, Distinguished Auburn Engineer; Carol Godfrey, Distinguished Auburn Engineer; Zeke Smith, Distinguished Auburn Engineer;
Bob Karcher, Superior Service; and Ed Lewis, Distinguished Auburn Engineer. (Not pictured: Rose-Gaëlle Belinga, Outstanding Young Auburn Engineer.)

Distinguished Engineers

Nine outstanding alumni and one longtime employee of the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering were honored during a ceremony in September by the Auburn Alumni Engineering Council for their distinguished professional careers. These alumni include six who were recognized as Distinguished Auburn Engineers, three as Outstanding Young Auburn Engineers and the college’s former assistant dean of student services for his Superior Service.

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