AUsome Alumni Day is a one-day event where influential College of Liberal Arts alumni return to campus to share their experiences and stories. It's also a time to celebrate all CLA alumni and create an active network of connections.
Each year featured alumni spend the day on campus connecting with students, faculty, and staff through classroom talks and small group meetings. The day concludes with a dinner and dialogue event at the Auburn Alumni Center.
Past speakers include:
2019 – 2020:
Jenni Watts '99, CNN Supervising Producer
Faida M. Mitifu '88, Ambassador Extraordinary and Plenipotentiary of the Democratic Republic of the Congo to the United States (1998-2015)
Jamy Wheless '87, Co-Founder of Lightstream Animation Studios
Grant Langston '87, Chief Executive Officer of Warehouse Exchange
2018 – 2019:
Mark Sparkman '77, 30-year CIA Veteran
Chloe Melas '08, CNN Entertainment Reporter
Kate Higgins '92, Voice Actress and Jazz Pianist
Shanna Lockwood '09, '11, USA Today Sports Images Digital Media Manager