COE Professor Octavia Tripp Named Senior Scholar in Residence

October 2, 2015

The Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U) recently announced the appointment of Dr. Octavia Tripp as a Senior Scholar in Residence in AAC&U’s Office of Undergraduate STEM Education for the 2015-16 academic year. Dr. Tripp is an Associate Professor in the Department of Curriculum and Teaching. She has more than 20 years of experience […]

Buchanan and Hinton Work with Lee County Youth Development Center to Conduct Positive Behavior Interventions and Supports Research

September 30, 2015

Dr. Alice Buchanan, Associate Professor in the School of Kinesiology and Coordinator of the Physical Education Internship Program, has recently begun a novel research study at the Lee County Youth Development Center (LCYDC) in Opelika to assess and positively impact students’ behavior. Dr. Vanessa Hinton of the Department of Special Education, Rehabilitation, and Counseling is […]

Poverty Simulation

September 29, 2015

Wednesday, October 14, 2015 from 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM (CDT) Marriott Robert Trent Jones Grand National – 3700 RTJ Drive – Opelika, AL 36801 Sponsored by the Alabama Department of Early Childhood Education; Sandra Little and Dianna Tullier Our society suffers from a lack of understanding and empathy concerning the realities of poverty. Just […]

COE Fall Family Weekend Birthday Celebration

September 24, 2015

All students, faculty, and staff are invited to a College of Education Birthday Celebration as part of the COE Fall Family Weekend. The date is Friday, October 2, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. We’ll have cake and refreshments and AUBIE! We’ll be in the Haley Center ground floor area near the bookstore, so stop by […]

Auburn University Designated a U.S. Olympic Training Site

AUBURN, Ala. – The United States Olympic Committee (USOC) and Auburn University have announced an agreement designating the College of Education’s School of Kinesiology Building, Beard-Eves-Memorial Coliseum and Watson Fieldhouse as a U.S. Olympic Training Site. Elite athletes from all over the nation can come to Auburn to train and receive science-based assessments and personalized […]

Come Join IDS for the Out of the Darkness Walk!

September 22, 2015

What: The American Foundation for Suicide Prevention wants you to join in their efforts to raise awarness and funds for research and those affected by suicide. By the year 2025, AFSP hopes to reduce the annual rate of suicide by 20%. When: October 11, 2015. Check in begins at 2:00pm and the event lasts from […]

Call for Volunteers and Parents of Children with Developmental Disabilities

September 21, 2015

The Pediatric Movement and Physical Activity Lab hosts a monthly parent outreach/education seminar for parents of children with developmental disabilities in the School of Kinesiology at Auburn University. These programs are part of collaborations with Lee County Autism Resource and Advocacy and Lee County Special Olympics. The aim of these seminars is to link parents with local […]

Pangelinan’s Research Combines Movement, Family, Developmental Disabilities

Dr. Melissa Pangelinan, Assistant Professor in the School of Kinesiology, is the co-director of the Pediatric Movement and Physical Activity Lab. The lab seeks to better understand how movement ability and physical activity participation affect brain and physical development in children and adolescents – particularly those with developmental disabilities such as autism, ADHD, cerebral palsy, […]

COE Congratulates its First-Ever Agricultural Leadership Grad

September 18, 2015

Katie M. Sowell of Prattville, Alabama, is set to become the first-ever graduate in the College of Education’s new Master’s of Agricultural Leadership program. Following an undergraduate career in Interdisciplinary Studies with an emphasis in Business, Biology, and Animal Science, Sowell had an internship with the Alabama Cattleman’s Association. She was drawn by this experience […]

Kinesiology and VCOM Collaborate to Study Red Spinach Extract

September 14, 2015

Dr. Mike Roberts, Assistant Professor of Kinesiology, and Dr. Jeff Martin, Chair and Assistant Professor of Cell Biology and Physiology at the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine (VCOM)-Auburn Campus, are combining efforts to conduct a study examining the effects of Red Spinach Extract on sports performance, vascular reactivity, and blood flow for DolCas Biotech, […]