Especially For Alumni: Events of Interest to Auburn Grads

Reception to Honor Alumni Professor and Scholars
The Alumni Association will host a reception honoring the Alumni Professors, Alumni Scholars and the Teaching Excellence and Minority Achievement Award Recipients on March 4 from 4 p.m.-5 p.m. at the Alumni Center. For more information visit

Lifetime Achievement Awards
The 2004 Lifetime Achievement Awards Banquet will be held Saturday, March 5, 2005 at the Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center. Recipients to be recognized at the fourth annual Lifetime Achievement Awards Banquet are: Leah Rawls Atkins, M.Miller Gorrie, Don Logan, and, posthumously, John M. Harbert III. The award is the highest honor given by the Auburn Alumni Association. It was established four years ago to recognize extraordinary accomplishment by members of the Auburn family. For more information call 844-1150 or visit

Auburn Parents' Association Family Weekend
Auburn Parent's Association Family Weekend is scheduled for March 18-19. Activities include meeting faculty and advisors, seminars, visiting with your student, sports, and good food. For more information call 844-1150 or visit

5th Annual Crawfish Boil
The 5th Annual Crawfish Boil sponsored by the SAA (Student Alumni Association) will feature crawfish, shrimp, potatoes and corn. Come join us for a great low-country boil on March 19 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Cost is FREE to SAA members, and $10 for non-members. Location: to be determined. Look for SAA on the Concourse the week before the Crawfish Boil, selling t-shirts and collecting SAA memberships! For more information visit

Get a Free email address for life
What a hassle! Changing your e-mail provider—and who doesn’t these days—means you then have to let all your friends and family know your new e-mail address. You may even have to change your business cards and stationery. Wouldn’t it be great to have one e-mail address FOR LIFE? Now you can through the Auburn Alumni Association and the Auburn Online Community. Best of all, it’s easy and it’s free! Just go to the Auburn Alumni web site at:, click on the Online Community link, and register. It only takes a minute or so, but it lasts a lifetime! And don’t forget, you can join the Alumni Association while you’re there. Just one of the many benefits available only to members of the Auburn Alumni Association is full access to all records in the Online Community. Sign up today!

25th Reunion this Fall
The first Auburn University 25th Reunion for the class of 1980 is coming this Fall. Hold the date for Sept. 23-24. Please update your records on the Auburn On-Line Community at to receive your invitation to the big event. Visit for more information.

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