Auburn hosts annual Holiday Lighting Ceremony

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University hosted its annual holiday lighting ceremony Sunday evening. Students and community members gathered on the front lawn of Samford Hall to listen to performances by various community groups. The even was hosted by Auburn University's Student Government Association.


Theft reported on Auburn's campus Wednesday

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn Police are investigating after a theft was reported on Auburn University's campus Wednesday. The theft was said to have occurred in the 300 block of the West Thatch Concourse.  According to the police incident report, two lamps, a computer monitor, an office table and an office chair were stolen. 


Auburn MBA program receives third place in National Case Competition

Auburn, Ala. (EETV) - In a statement released by the university, Auburn’s MBA program received third place in a two-day competition against some of the nation’s top graduate business programs in the 12th Annual National MBA Case Competition in Ethical Leadership. Students Julia Domanico, Veronica Elder, Francisca Norregard and Caroline Harrell represented Auburn, earning the student team $1,000. The competition required students to formulate recommendations to present to judges in 24 hours based on cases assigned on the first day.


Former White House press secretary speaks to Auburn students

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Former White House Press Secretary Robert Gibbs spoke to students Thursday night as part of the Emerge Delta Speaker Series. Gibbs, who served during the first term of former President Barack Obama and currently serves as the executive vice president and global chief communications officer of McDonald's, was born and raised in Auburn.


Miss Auburn top five candidates announced

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- The top five candidates for the 2019 Miss Auburn were announced by the Student Government Association Wednesday. Madelyn Sullivan, Laura Davenport, Macy Armstrong, Kate Dorston and Kennedy McGhee. The five candidates will compete for the position during the spring 2019 SGA general election.  Miss Auburn serves as the university's official hostess and works alongside the War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen. The election will be held on February 5. 


NPHC advocating for legacy plaza

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University's National Pan-Hellenic Council is advocating for a new legacy plaza on campus. Student Government Association Senator Ada Ruth Huntley introduced a resolution during Monday's meeting advocating for the plaza. The resolution reads, "National Pan-Hellenic Council legacy plazas are found on college campuses across the country, particularly historically black colleges and universities, in order to recognize the role these organizations have played in enhancing campus culture." Outgoing NPHC President Julius Hammond said that the plaza is still in the planning stages and that the resolution is a way to show student support for the project. Ole Miss is currently the only Southeastern Conference university to have a NPHC plaza.


Miss Auburn top 20 announced

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- The Auburn University Student Government Association announced the top 20 candidates in the running to be the next Miss Auburn.  Miss Auburn serves as the university's official hostess, working alongside the War Eagle Girls and Plainsmen. The top five candidates will be announced in the coming days; those candidates will run in the spring SGA general election. Full List:


Auburn University hosting a 'Fall Feast' for students staying over the holiday week

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University will be hosting a Thanksgiving-style lunch on Tuesday for students still in Auburn over the holiday week. Hosted by the Student Government Association and the International Student Organization, the lunch will be located in the Student Center Ballroom from 12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m. The event will be free and open to all students.


Auburn University President Steven Leath appointed to APLU

Auburn, Ala. - Auburn University announced in a statement that President Steven Leath has been appointed to the Secretary of the Council of Presidents of the Association of Public and Land-grant Universities (APLU). The ALPU is a policy organization that represents and advocates for the 239 public and land-grant institutions.


President Leath outlines goals in State of the University address

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University President Steven Leath gave his 'State of the University' address during Tuesday night's University Senate meeting. Leath discussed some of the new initiatives his team is working to implement in the coming months. “These efforts are critical to providing the best student experience in higher education, and ensuring that while here, our students are transformed from inquisitive scholars to engaged citizens,” Leath said. Leath also mentioned some of the new partnerships Auburn has launched with government and corporate organizations. “The investments we’re making today will allow us to collaborate with a broader range of organizations tomorrow,” said Leath. Leath also talked about Auburn's strategic planning process.


ISO to host annual Peace Dinner Wednesday

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University's International Student Organization will be hosting their annual Peace Dinner Wednesday evening in the Student Center Ballroom. According to ISO, the event is meant to expose student to different unique cultures along with meeting students from around the world.  Event organizers say that admission to the dinner will be free for all students.


SGA opens qualifying for Spring 2019 election

AUBURN, Ala. (EETV)- Auburn University’s Student Government Association has officially opened up qualifying for the Spring 2019 elections. Students interested in running have until November 30 to submit their declaration of intent on AU Involve. Positions are divided between major and minor candidate positions.


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SGA Holiday Lighting Ceremony 2017