“Working with and caring for our communities impact students to learn, love, and respect others and themselves. Outreach is not ancillary but a must in education.”
Auburn is one of 17 institutions offering applied research training and economic development project opportunities for students to better their Appalachian communities.
Co-directed by professors Elijah Gaddis and Keith Hébert, the project's award totals nearly $190,000.
In July, seven aviation management and professional flight students went to Denver for a leadership retreat where they learned about multiple divisions of United's operations.
This multi-disciplinary approach includes teams from speech and hearing, audiology, social work, nursing and kinesiology.