Spring 2016

Can't stop this feeling of being the best

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Have you watched the College of Engineering's Lip Dub to Justin Timberlake's "Can't Stop the Feeling" featuring each academic department, the National Center for Asphalt Technology and our Formula SAE racing team? Filmed over the course of the summer, our Lip Dub has been a smashing success with more than 20,000 views. View it, share it and help us continue to promote the Auburn Engineering spirit in a fun and creative way!

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2016 Mock Interview Day brings students, young alumni together

Young Alumni

The Young Alumni Council held its inaugural Mock Interview Day on the engineering campus, Sept. 1. The event include 25-minute interviews with 25 young alumni and 135 students participating. Mock Interview Day allowed students the opportunity to gain interview experience and receive instant feedback from each interviewer. After the event, a networking lunch was held to connect students and alumni. Be on the lookout next year to see how you can get involved in this worthwhile event!   

Tiger Giving Day 2016 set for Nov. 29!

Auburn Engineering is gearing up for the second annual Tiger Giving Day on Nov. 29, and we need your help by spreading awareness and helping us raise money for our designated project on the big day! Stay tuned for announcements coming soon about what we're supporting, our monetary goal and how your gifts will strengthen not just our chosen project, but our college. And on Nov. 29, remember to check our social media accounts for videos, news and updates all throughout the day. We look forward to sharing more and get ready to #KeepItRolling on Nov. 29.

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Young Alumni Council descends on the Plains

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The Young Alumni Council gathered on Friday, Sept. 2 to discuss how Auburn Engineering's young alumni can give back to the college. Through strategic planning sessions and break-out committees, the council created awareness for the upcoming Tiger Giving Day, developed ideas to continue promoting the Because This is Auburn campaign and engaged with current students. After the meeting, members were invited on a tour of Jordan-Hare Stadium and its locker room. The council is excited to help the college meets its vision of being the best student-centered engineering experience in America through their service. The council also has some new faces with its newest members joining in spring 2017, including:

  • Jordan Beaumont
  • Ryan Hill
  • Matthew Richter
  • Andrew Rily

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Tailgating, watch parties and baseball...oh my!clemson tailgate

The 2016 Auburn Tigers football season is in full swing, which means it's time to tailgate with the College of Engineering! We're holding four more tailgates this year, and invite each of you to join us for football, food and fun. Remember to RSVP  and network with your fellow engineers while cheering on our Tigers! Young alumni are also invited to other future events across the Southeast including:

  • Atlanta Ole Miss watch party on Oct. 29 at the Blind Pig. Be sure to RSVP!
  • Birmingham Barons baseball game at Regions Park in spring 2017 

RSVP to tailgates

RSVP to Ole Miss watch party

Moving on up

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Are you a young alumni who has been promoted in the past three months? If so, we'd love to give you a shout-out in an upcoming issue of our Young Alumni Connection! Email your name, graduation year, major, employer and promotion to Katie Kingston at We're proud and want to recognize all of our young alumni whose hard work and dedication pay off professionally!   

Meet Tom Amos, '11 civil engineering

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Tom Amos likes to think — and build big. A 2011 civil engineering graduate, Amos is currently working on a 24-story high-end apartment building in Atlanta. Amos has put his degree to good use, but as you'll discover, had no idea just how much the eating habits of a Gharial crocodile would directly correlate with his career. Be sure to read about our newest young alumni profile, and if you are a young alumnus with a cool job or know someone who does, then please contact Megan Burmester at and she'll send you a couple of quick questions to answer. Next thing you know, you'll be front and center on our social and web sites! Be sure to check out our past alumni we have featured to learn more.

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