Community and Civic Engagement Upcoming Events

Fall Semester Career Trek: Birmingham, AL

Tue, Oct 23, 2018
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Join CLA for a Fall Career Trek to businesses and industries in Birmingham, AL. Meet executives from Encompass Health and Shelby County Chamber of Commerce and Economic Development. For more information or to register, contact Marianne McCarley at or 334-844-2187.

CLA Alumni Speaker: Michael Waller

Thu, Oct 25, 2018
12:00 PM – 2:00 PM
Tichenor Hall 310

Join CLA for a special guest speaker, Michael Waller, General Counsel and International Executive in Washington, DC. The talk will be held in 310 Tichenor Hall. For more information, contact Marianne McCarley at or 334-844-2187.

Auburn University Career Fair

Tue, Oct 30, 2018
2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Student Center

Attend the All Majors Career Expo to network with employers offering internships and full-time jobs to students of all majors. Employers will be recruiting for jobs in industries including business, sales, public relations, logistics, consulting, engineering, and more. Business professional attire is required and be sure to have several copies of your résumé on hand to give to company representatives. View the list of companies below to see how your education and qualifications match with their needs. Additionally, download the career fair app by searching “Auburn Career Fair Plus” to have all of the latest event updates at your fingertips. Don’t miss this opportunity to network with a variety of employers looking to hire Auburn students!

CLA Alumni Speakers: Claudia D'Avanzo and Arielle D'Avanzo

Thu, Nov 8, 2018
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Tichenor Hall 310

Join CLA for special guest speakers, Claudia D'Avanzo, President and Owner of Creative Communications Consultants and Altruistics, and Arielle D'Avanzo, Account Director at Creative Communications Consultants, Inc. The talk will be held in 310 Tichenor Hall. For more information, contact Marianne McCarley at or 334-844-2187.

Meeting the Ancestors through African American Cemetery Preservation

Fri, Nov 9, 2018
3:30 PM – 7:00 PM
Pebble Hill

Join us for a symposium on preserving African American cemeteries. The schedule is as follows:

3:30 p.m. Poster Presentations

4:00 p.m. Opening Remarks by Robert Bubb, Auburn University

4:10 p.m. “When The Roll is Called: Creating and Using Obituary Databases in Cemetery Preservation” by Dr. Terrance Vickerstaff

4:45 p.m. “Friends of Baptist Hill” by Drew Morgan and students from Auburn Junior High School

5:15 p.m. Break

5:30 p.m. “Tour of Baptist Hill” by Robert Bubb, Auburn University

6:00 p.m. “Finding African American Fraternal Orders in Southern Cemeteries” by Tamela Tenpenny-Lewis - Tamela Tenpenny-Lewis is co-founder and president of Preserving African American Cemeteries, Inc. (PAAC). She has served as the national president of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) and was also a charter member of the Arkansas chapter of AAHGS. Currently, Tenpenny-Lewis serves as a board member of the Friends of the Arkansas State Archives.

The event is free and open to the public.

The symposium is sponsored by the Caroline Marshall Draughon Center for the Arts & Humanities in the College of Liberal Arts and the Department of Human Development and Family Studies in the College of Human Sciences, with support from the Auburn University Senate Lectures Fund.

For more information, contact Robert Bubb at or (334) 332-0059.

Spring Semester Alumni Day

Thu, Apr 4, 2019
8:00 AM – 5:00 PM

Join CLA for its annual alumni day. Chloe Melas, CNN entertainment reporter and 2008 media studies graduate, will be on campus to meet with students. More alumni to be announced at a later time. For more information, contact Marianne McCarley at or 334-844-2187.  Location to be determined.