Spring is a season known for growth and new beginnings and that certainly holds true for the College of Human Sciences. In this edition of In the Halls of Spidle, Development Director Michelle McBride gives us a sneak peek into the extreme growth in the Hospitality Management Program while also discussing areas to engage in that aren’t as apparent. From College Street to Italy and areas in between, learn how you can do your part to improve quality of life and change the world.
HDFS Professor and AHMREI Project Director Dr. Francesca Adler-Baeder shares the latest research into how your relationships affect your health and those around you. Also, discover how a major grant is expanding resources available to teens and adults. Plus, what is the pandemic effect on relationships—the good and the bad?
Auburn University’s Miss Homecoming and HDFS student Madison Birckhead steps into The Halls of Spidle, sharing personally why Auburn Cares is an organization she wants every student to be aware of. Auburn Cares exists to meet students right where they are in the midst of any difficulty that may be derailing their academic plans. Learn where and when to reach out for help.
Career educator turned education advocate Beth Thorne Stukes sits down for a conversation in the latest edition of In the Halls of Spidle. Hear why Stukes, a staunch Auburn University supporter, is particularly drawn to the mission of the College of Human Sciences - improving quality of life for all and changing the world. Learn why she is passionate about honoring the Heroes of COVID-19 through the College of Human Sciences 2020 International Quality of Life Awards and discover how you can do the same.
College of Human Sciences Scholar in Residence Roger Thurow shares his insight on journalism today, drawing from his 30 years of experience writing for the Wall Street Journal, and discusses the one assignment that changed everything. Find out why this renowned author and journalist spends his days working to raise the clamor regarding world hunger to outrage and inspire a new generation.
Dr. Scott Ketring, Director of Auburn University’s Marriage and Family Therapy Program takes a walk In the Halls of Spidle to talk about the toll of the COVID-19 season. Learn more about the College of Human Sciences teletherapy program and how it’s helping students, faculty, staff and families navigate a season filled with anxiety and the unknown.
Hospitality Management Department Head, Dr. Martin O’Neill is In the Halls of Spidle, talking about the “mess” we see on College Street right now and how it is opening amazing doors of opportunity. Learn how students, faculty, Auburn residents and visitors can take advantage of an experience unlike any other known in the world. Discover details of the Rane Culinary Science Center, along with other opportunities in Hospitality Management, Nutrition and Dietetics in this latest edition of In the Halls of Spidle.
The College of Human Sciences continues to share In the Halls of Spidle: Life Changing Steps, a monthly videocast sharing the many ways our College is improving quality of life for all. In the next installment, College of Human Sciences Dean Susan Hubbard joins Communications Director Kim Hendrix to discuss her history with the College, her love for the Auburn family, the Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center, and navigating her first year as dean under unprecedented times.
In this new monthly feature, look for conversations with those living into the College of Human Sciences mission of improving quality of life and changing the world. You’ll hear from students, faculty, researchers, leaders and friends—the influencers who take life changing steps through their passion to learn and educate. In this first segment, Auburn SGA President and Human Sciences student, Ada Ruth Huntley talks about the racial unrest in our country and how we, as the Auburn family, can move forward.