STUDENT SPOTLIGHT: Brad Triplett
The Auburn Creed states that Auburn University men and women “believe in work, hard work.” Brad Triplett, a 29-year-old horticulture landscape design student, lives out the Creed’s belief in work, determination and the importance of a quality education as he works, and pays, his way through school.
YOU NEED TO KNOW: PAUL PATTERSON
Meet Dr. Paul Patterson, the associate dean for instruction for the College of Agriculture. As associate dean, Dr. Patterson works closely with students and has an open door policy. Don’t hesitate to drop by his office in Comer Hall room 105 and say hello while on Ag Hill.
SEE FOR YOURSELF: AG WEEK
The Agriculture Student Council held its 10th annual Ag Week April 6-10. Check out the agricultural awareness week’s events, including a farm animal petting zoo, carnival, picnic and a field day for local elementary school students!
Fall 2015 Upcoming Events
TIGER FRIDAYS ON AG HILL
Each Friday, September-November
If you haven’t visited the College of Agriculture, we’d love to have you as our guest! At one of our Tiger Fridays on Ag Hill, you’ll tour our academic and research facilities, meet faculty advisors and get to know the students, faculty and staff who will help make Auburn your home away from home. The Fridays before home football games, you can even tour the Jordan-Hare Stadium locker rooms!
HOMECOMING & AG ROUNDUP
October 3, 2015
Hosted by the Agricultural Alumni Association at beautiful Ag Heritage Park, this event draws thousands each homecoming Saturday morning for food, fun and fellowship. Block seating is available for the game. Register and learn more.
transfer student day
October 9, 2015
Learn more about the transfer path to the College of Agriculture. Transfer Student Day includes a meeting with your faculty adviser, sessions on scholarships and the transfer process, personalized Ag Hill tours and a complimentary lunch. Register today.
Ag Discovery adventure day
October 10, 2015
This free event, hosted by the Alabama Cooperative Extension System, the Alabama Agricultural Experiment Station and the College of Agriculture, offers fun and interesting hands-on activities and presentations that showcase agricultural technology and illustrate the key role agriculture plays in our lives. Events include a livestock exhibit, demonstration of drone usage in agriculture, scavenger hunts, a corn maze and more. No registration is necessary.
DIG LEADERSHIP CONFERENCE
October 13, 2015
The College of Agriculture Ag Ambassadors are excited to be hosting DIG (Dedication, Innovation and Growth), a leadership conference opportunity for high school students! Participants in this conference will be able to develop leadership and professional skills that will help them be successful in and out of the classroom. Workshops will be led by: Ag Ambassadors, alumni, industry representatives and professors. Students will also participate in tours of of the many amazing facilities Auburn students utilize on campus. Register today.
December 2, 2015
The “Ag Elite” program is an on campus program and luncheon reception to celebrate the academic achievements of talented minority high school students with an interest in science, including agricultural and environmental science. The program will include a departmental browse, alumni and student speakers, lunch with faculty representatives, scholarship information, and a recipient will be selected for a $1,000 scholarship award. Register today.