Black Alumni Weekend

September 7 - 9

 

BLACK ALUMNI WEEKEND

September 7-9, 2018

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The Auburn Alumni Association and the Office of Inclusion and Diversity were excited to welcome back over 200 alumni and friends to campus for Black Alumni Weekend, a three-day celebration featuring vibrant, family-friendly social events, networking opportunities and insightful panel discussions.

Thank you to all those attended and we look forward to seeing you next year!

View Photos from 2018 Black Alumni Weekend
Black Alumni Weekend - tailgate
Black Alumni Weekend - awards dinner
Black Alumni Weekend - awards dinner
Black Alumni Weekend - brunch

Schedule

Registration and Open House
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Location: Lobby, Auburn Alumni Center

Auburn Family Friday Speaker Series featuring Wanona Satcher
Time: 3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Location: Auditorium, The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center

Group Photo
Time: 6:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Location: Auditorium, The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center
All-Black Cocktail Attire

Cocktail Reception
Time: 6:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
Location: Pre-Function Foyer, The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center
All-Black Cocktail Attire

Awards Dinner
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Location: Grand Ballroom, The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center
All-Black Cocktail Attire

Dessert & Dance
Time: 9:00 p.m. – 1:00 a.m.
Location: Legacy Ballroom, The Hotel at Auburn University and Dixon Conference Center
All-Black Cocktail Attire

Registration
Time: 9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Lobby, Auburn Alumni Center

Tailgate
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Location: The Upper Quad
Gameday Attire & Black Alumni Weekend T-Shirt

Old School vs. New School Greek Stroll
Time:
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
Location:
The Upper Quad

Group Photo w/ Weekend T-Shirt
Time: 2:30 p.m.
Location: The Upper Quad

Auburn vs. Alabama State Football Game
Time: 6:30 p.m.
Location: Jordan-Hare Stadium

Soulful Brunch and Garden Event
Time: 9:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
Location: Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

Group Photo
Time: 12:00 p.m.
Location: Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art

2018 Award Recipients

Duriel Barlow headshot

Duriel Barlow ’03

College of Education

Sharon Gess Headshot

Sharon Gess ’94

School of Nursing

Willie Huntley headshot

Willie Huntley ’80

College of Liberal Arts

Kenneth Kelly headshot

Kenneth Kelly ’90

Samuel Ginn College of Engineering

David Knox headshot

David Knox ’92

College of Veterinary Medicine

Kristy Lee headshot

Kristalyn Lee ’03

College of Sciences and Mathematics

Linwood Moore headshot

Linwood Moore ’77

Harrison School of Pharmacy

Bridget Peters headshot

Bridget Peters ’15

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business

Dana Stone headshot

Dana Stone ’94

School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences

Tim Vines headshot

Tim Vines ’88

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business

Joseph Young headshot

Joseph Young ’14

Raymond J. Harbert College of Business

Black Alumni Stories

  • Kelvin Redd '90
  • Nicole Harris '14
  • Starrah Huffman
    Starrah Huffman '15
  • Kitrell Henderson Jr.
    Kittrell Henderson Jr. '08
  • Erika Sankey
    Erika Sankey '15
  • Olivia Cook
    Olivia Cook '14
  • DJ Gorgeous performing in Birmingham.
    Aisha Stroud ‘09: Banker by day, DJ Gorgeous by night
  • Sidberry currently works for Carter's Inc.
    Phillip Sidberry ‘11: Putting heart into art
  • Hathaway was the first African American ceramics teacher at Auburn.
    Isaac Scott Hathaway: Sculpting a better Auburn
  • Hillman poses at Auburn this past year.
    Danyelle Hillman ‘99: Auburn's first African American female cheerleader continues to inspire
  • Robinson owns her own company, JayRo Productions.
    Jaylin Robinson ‘11: Freelancer to business-owner
  • Ileeia Cobb helps make OLLI the best it can be.
    Ileeia A. Cobb ‘11: Using passion to Serve Senior Citizens
  • Scouting Champions, Allen Greene
    Travis Coleman '07: Scouting Champions
  • Ashley Gooden
    Reporting live with Ashley Gooden '14
  • Weston Sims '19, Calvin Wilborn '19 make national impact on DNC
  • CJ Uzomah Running
    From Tiger to Tiger: Auburn Alumni on the Cincinnati Bengals
  • Kim Burton '88
    Kim Burton '88
  • Cherith Fluker '01
    Cherith Fluker '01
  • Khiari McAlpin '09
    Khiari McAlpin '09
  • Sophia Bracy Harris
    Sophia Bracy Harris '72
  • ShaRhonda Holmes-Stinson '05
    ShaRhonda Holmes-Stinson '05
  • Chacolby Burns-Johnson '01
    Chacolby Burns-Johnson '01
  • Paige Horace '13
    Paige Horace '13
  • Brandeis Reasor '06
    Brandeis Reasor '06
  • Tay-Lea Clayton '10
    Tay-Lea Clayton '10
  • Angelica Parker '11
    Angelica Parker '11
  • Yameeka CEO
    Yameeka Jones '01 Success Through Confidence
  • Paula Ducker-Davy '89
    Paula Ducker-Davy '89
  • Ashley Gayles '09 2
    Ashley Gayles '09
  • Jermelle Matthews '09
    Jermelle Matthews '09
  • Krystal Moore '07
    Krystal Moore '07
  • Sharne Rice '10
    Sharne Rice '10
  • Gabrielle Brundidge '13
    Gabrielle Brundidge '13
  • Jessica Alexander '11
    Jessica Alexander '11
  • Wanona Satcher '02
    Wanona Satcher '02
  • Tanya Anderson '95
    Tanya Anderson '95
  • Josetta Brittain Matthews '66
    Josetta Brittain Matthews '66
  • Mshon Pulliam
    Talking Potential with Mshon Pulliam ‘12
  • Mercedes Linton '14
    Mercedes Linton '14
  • Tracey Childs '98 & '00
    Tracey Childs '98
  • a photo of Erin Hutchins by the Auburn sign
    Erin Hutchins '09
  • Tiffany Davis '98
    Tiffany Davis '98
  • Sefako Kpomblekou-Tidwell '07
    Sefako Kpomblekou-Tidwell '07
  • Janayah Hudson '96
    Janayah Hudson '96
  • Angela Jenkins '94
    Angela Jenkins '94
  • Janice Jones '04
    Janice Jones '04
  • Sharonne Jacobs '94
    Sharonne Jacobs '94
  • Natalie Walker '16
    Natalie Walker '16
  • Jada Kidd Robinson '94
    Jada Kidd Robinson '94
  • Kimberly Mitchell '01
    Kimberly Mitchell '01
  • Natalie Stevenson '12
    Natalie Stevenson '12
  • Octavia Spencer
    Octavia Spencer: First Auburn Grad to Host SNL
  • Maya Pressley High Jump - Action Shot
    Jumping Higher: Maya Pressley '13, Olympic hopeful
  • LaNita Harris Photo
    LaNita Harris, caring for her young community
  • Drew Tipton and son
    Stitching faith and fashion with Drew Tipton
  • Greg Phillip Curtis photo
    Carving A Dream: Gregory Philip Curtis, woodworking entrepreneur
  • Monica Gibbs photo
    Exploring creative design with Monica Gibbs

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Contact

Erin Hutchins

Erin Hutchins ’09

Inclusion & Diversity Programs Coordinator

erinhutchins@auburn.edu
(334) 844-1146