"If you told freshman me that I would change my major to social work, serve as a Camp War Eagle parent counselor, or travel to India for study abroad, I would never have believed it. But by trying new things and putting myself out there, I had incredible experiences I wouldn't trade the world for."
Demick, an MPA graduate, was paired with Zac George for a yearlong mentorship experience.
This year's third annual symposium focused on interactions and influences among different people of the Mediterranean region.
Twenty Auburn students spent their summer in Lucca, Tuscany, studying arts, culture and sustainability during a four-week Italian Studies abroad experience.
Associate Professor of Public Relations Myoung-Gi Chon is one of eight Auburn faculty to receive a Research & Scholarship Connections Travel Grant.