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Mariane Bacelar named Auburn University Outstanding Doctoral student

April 12, 2022

School of Kinesiology doctoral candidate Mariana Bacelar has been named one of Auburn University’s Outstanding Doctoral students for 2021-2022. Bacelar conducts research under the guidance of Dr. Matthew Miller, associate professor and director of the Performance and Exercise Psychophysiology Lab, or PEP Lab. “This is an unmatched honor and I feel very humbled to have […]

39th Annual Awards Recognition

April 30, 2020

This spring, the College of Education proudly presented awards to our alumni, faculty, staff, and students for their outstanding academic, research, and outreach achievements, as well as for their exemplary contributions to their respective fields. Alumni Awards Each year, graduates of the College of Education who have made outstanding contributions to the profession or the […]

COE welcomes new development director Duante J. Stanton

January 14, 2019

The Auburn University College of Education is pleased to introduce Mr. Duante J. Stanton as its new Director of the Office of Development. He will join longtime Development Coordinators Molly McNulty and Kelly Rogers in the office. Stanton grew up in Birmingham. During his sophomore year at Ramsay High School, he was accepted at the […]

A New Year’s message from Dean Betty Lou Whitford

Dear Auburn Family, As we reflect on the recent holiday season, we celebrate the end of another great year of accomplishments, including a major milestone for our university. In late December, our institution received further affirmation of Auburn’s drive for excellence by being elevated to an “R1” institution by the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of […]

2018 Golden Eagles Luncheon

April 5, 2018

Golden Eagles honors those who have been alumni for over 50 years. Each year, a new class is inducted into the Golden Eagles and a reunion is held to commemorate the event. This year inducted the class of 1968. We had over 60 in attendance at our Dean’s luncheon. Photos of the event are available […]

Auburn University to host sixth international Anti-Bullying Summit in June in Peachtree City, Georgia

April 4, 2016

Cyberbullying protection, bullying and school violence, model school intervention programs, and community anti-bullying initiatives are among the issues that will be addressed in Auburn University’s sixth international Anti-Bullying Summit. The Summit, hosted by Auburn University’s Truman Pierce Institute and Office of Professional and Continuing Education, will take place at the Wyndham Peachtree Conference Center in […]

TPI coordinator Linda Dean attends conference on ‘Shakespeare in Prisons’

February 11, 2016

Linda H. Dean, special projects coordinator at Truman Pierce Institute (TPI), recently attended the Shakespeare in Prisons/Shakespeare Theatre Association Conference at Notre Dame University. Conference sessions focused on the use of Shakespeare and drama with incarcerated individuals for rehabilitation and intervention. Participation was limited to 100 attendees from throughout the world. Presenters included Rob Pensafini, […]

Alabama Transition Conference is March 7-8, 2016

February 10, 2016

The 26th Alabama Transition Conference hosted by Auburn Transition Leadership Institute will be held March 7-8, 2016 at The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center in Auburn, Alabama. Transition work and research is based on accessing the needs of students with disabilities and supporting their development from childhood to adulthood in all areas […]

Charles Barkley Foundation makes generous gift to College of Education

February 5, 2016

The Charles Barkley Foundation, named for Auburn’s legendary goodwill ambassador and NBA Hall of Famer, recently made generous gifts to the College of Education’s Future Scholars Summer Research Bridge Program. The gifts totaled over $50,000. Specifically, the gifts will support six Kinesiology students for the Summer Bridge Program, three Engineering/Science-based students in the Summer Bridge […]

Dr. Jared Russell named a 2016 Presidential Administrative Fellow

February 3, 2016

Dr. Jared Russell, Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Director of Student Development in the College of Education, has been named as a 2016 Presidential Administrative Fellow. The goal of the program is to provide senior administrative experience to faculty and provide them the opportunity to appreciate and understand higher education administration. Russell […]

Peace Corps presentation shines light on service opportunities

November 19, 2015

On November 17, 2015, more than three dozen Auburn undergrads enjoyed a presentation on opportunities in the Peace Corps, featuring former Director of Peace Corps’ Special Initiatives, Dr. Paul Jhin. Jhin was appointed to his position by President George W. Bush. Also present was Atlanta-area Peace Corps recruiter Erica Wherry, who spent 27 months serving […]

COE doctoral student named Holmes Scholar of the Month

November 18, 2015

Leonard Towns, an Educational Psychology doctoral student in the College’s Department of Educational Foundations, Leadership, & Technology, has been honored by the American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE) as its Holmes Scholar of the Month. The announcement was made in the AACTE’s monthly publication, EdPrepMatters. His research interests include educational theory, policy, and […]

COE grad, statesman, Gen. Lloyd Austin leads AU World Affairs Forum

November 16, 2015

On Friday, November 13, Commander of U.S. Central Command Gen. Lloyd Austin, who is also a College of Education counseling graduate, was joined by U.S. Rep. Martha Roby of Montgomery for Auburn University’s second annual World Affairs Forum at the Auburn Hotel and Dixon Conference Center. The event was moderated by Gen. Ron Burgess, Auburn […]

A message from Dean Betty Lou Whitford

To underscore the University-wide message sent out over the weekend by President Gogue, I want to say a few words about our own College. The College of Education has long held diversity as one of its Core Values, along with a Mission to build a better future for all in a richly diverse and ever-changing […]