War Eagle Words Student News

September 2016


Meet Jake Patterson, an agronomy and soils/production major who is gathering cross-cultural experiences one plane trip at a time.

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YOU NEED TO KNOW: Michelle Bufkin

Michelle Bufkin

Meet Michelle Bufkin, an Auburn agricultural communications graduate who decided to stick around for a while to recruit up-and-coming students to improve our world.

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SEE FOR YOURSELF: Ag Ambassador Retreat 2016

Ag Ambassador Retreat 2016

The Ag Ambassadors recently held their fall retreat before classes started this semester. Checkout the photos!

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Upcoming Events


Home game Friday afternoons, 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!



October 1, 2016

Ag Roundup, hosted on Homecoming Saturday each year, features a variety of Alabama-produced foods – all you can eat for just $5. In addition, the event includes educational displays, children’s activities and a visit from the AU Pep Band. A silent auction raises funds for College of Agriculture scholarships. Admission to Ag Roundup and the homecoming football game is just $45 total. Football Ticket orders are open and due by September 2nd.


Career Preview Day

October 6, 2016

Hosted by Auburn University’s College of Agriculture, this event is open to high school and prospective transfer students who want to learn about the wide range of career opportunities in agriculture and some of the companies that hire our graduates. The registration deadline is September 30. Space is limited, so register early. Attendees are encouraged to wear business casual attire to the event.

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October 11, 2016

Join us to develop leadership and professional skills that will help you to be successful in and out of the classroom. Workshops will be led by Ag Ambassadors, alumni, industry representatives and professors. You will also have the opportunity for a tour of one of the many amazing facilities Auburn students utilize on campus.


Pre-Professional Day

October 26, 2016

Find out how to start preparing today. Hosted by Auburn University’s College of Agriculture, this event is open to high school and prospective transfer students who want to learn more about how to prepare for professional programs. The advice provided at this event will allow students to better plan for how to prepare during their undergraduate careers as well as learn how the College of Agriculture provides routes to professional programs. Interact with alumni, current undergraduate students and professional students to hear their stories of success. Parents and students are welcome to participate in all parts of the program, as well as the afternoon tours.

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