Octavia Spencer helps feed students during finals week at Auburn University

Octavia Spencer is looking out for students at her alma mater, Auburn University, and has partnered with the school’s Student Affairs organization and Program Council to deliver meals during the week of finals. Spencer, who graduated from Auburn in 1994, is spearheading the free food program called “War Damn Finals Cram” from Dec. 5-9. The […]

Bank CEO, Auburn alumnus Kenneth Kelly delivers spring 2021 commencement speech

Detroit – (May 2, 2021) – First Independence Bank Chairman and CEO Kenneth Kelly returned to his native Alabama to his alma mater, Auburn University in one of the most cherished and pivotal roles, commencement speaker. Kelly, an Auburn University distinguished alumnus, delivered a rousing message to help kick-off the spring commencement weekend at the […]

Michelle Obama hangs with Oprah in Hawaii

A lot of buzz was created when President Obama and his daughters returned to freezing cold Washington, D.C., on Sunday, but the first lady remained in Hawaii “to spend time with friends” ahead of her upcoming 50th birthday party. Turns out, the Michelle Obama friends include Oprah Winfrey. The Obama family had been vacationing in Kailua, […]

Auburn University celebrity alumni

The Auburn Tigers barely missed an opportunity to give the state of Alabama its fifth collegiate national championship in the last seven years when the Tigers lost a lead against the Florida State Seminoles and lost in a nail-biting thriller, 34-31, in Los Angeles. The Tigers last won the title four years ago when Heisman […]

Happy 37th birthday Takeo Spikes

Happy 37th Birthday Takeo Spikes! Spikes, is a NFL linebacker who began his career with the Cincinnati Bengals in 1998, two-time Pro-Bowl selection. He majored in liberal arts at Auburn University, leading the team in tackles in 1997. He signed with the Buffalo Bills in 2003 and instantly became one of the leaders of the team’s defense. He […]