Auburn, Alabama

Auburn University unveils Student Center naming in honor of Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold D. Melton

Saturday, November 21, 2020 - 12:43am

AUBURN, Ala., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Harold D. Melton was humbled and thankful during his remarks at the official dedication ceremony for the Harold D. Melton Student Center on the Auburn University campus on Friday afternoon.

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  • AUBURN, Ala., Nov. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Harold D. Melton was humbled and thankful during his remarks at the official dedication ceremony for the Harold D. Melton Student Center on the Auburn University campus on Friday afternoon.
  • Melton, from Marietta, Georgia, went on to graduate from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1991, began serving on the Georgia Supreme Court in 2005 and became its chief justice in 2018.
  • I simply want to say to Chief Justice Melton, you actually honor Auburn by allowing us to honor you today."
  • This beautiful building finally has a name on it, and I am proud to work at the Harold D. Melton Student Center."

Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 4:00pm

AUBURN, Ala., Nov. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On November 10, 2020, the Board of Directors of Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUBN) declared a third quarter $0.255 per share cash dividend, payable December 28, 2020 to shareholders of record as of December 10, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • AUBURN, Ala., Nov. 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On November 10, 2020, the Board of Directors of Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUBN) declared a third quarter $0.255 per share cash dividend, payable December 28, 2020 to shareholders of record as of December 10, 2020.
  • Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (the Company) is the parent company of AuburnBank (the Bank), with total assets of approximately $938 million.
  • Both the Company and the Bank are headquartered in Auburn, Alabama.
  • The Bank operates eight full-service branches in Auburn, Opelika, Valley and Notasulga, Alabama.

Auburn University researchers aim to fuel new markets from hurricane-ravaged timber

Tuesday, November 3, 2020 - 4:17pm

AUBURN, Ala., Nov. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --A team of researchers from Auburn University's School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences is exploring ways to give new life to downed timber that has been decimated by hurricanes.

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  • AUBURN, Ala., Nov. 3, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --A team of researchers from Auburn University's School of Forestry and Wildlife Sciences is exploring ways to give new life to downed timber that has been decimated by hurricanes.
  • The research is funded by a $1.05 million federal appropriation to the U.S. Forest Service, an agency of the USDA.
  • Landowners had just 30 days to extract downed timber because the region's hot, wet climate leads to rapid decomposition.
  • Hurricanes break off, tangle and lay down timber horizontally, Gallagher said, making harvesting difficult when using the equipment currently available.

Auburn University political science professors address concerns, questions about voting, election during hourlong webinar

Saturday, October 24, 2020 - 12:20am

AUBURN, Ala., Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Auburn University political science professors addressed public concern about everything from cybersecurity to potential wait times at polling locations less than two weeks ahead of Election Day during an hourlong webinar session on Friday.

Key Points: 
  • AUBURN, Ala., Oct. 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Six Auburn University political science professors addressed public concern about everything from cybersecurity to potential wait times at polling locations less than two weeks ahead of Election Day during an hourlong webinar session on Friday.
  • Brown, a professor in Auburn's Department of Political Science and co-director of the EAI, put the reports in context.
  • Jordan, an assistant political science professor, aligned with a growing number of experts who believe the presidential election results may take days or even weeks to resolve.
  • Some states, it's two weeks before the election, so that process is already under way, and some states, it's on Election Day.

Interdisciplinary Center for Advanced Manufacturing wins $4.26 million DOD award

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 12:00pm

AUBURN, Ala., Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interdisciplinary Center for Advanced Manufacturing Systems (ICAMS) at Auburn University has received a $4.26 million award from the U.S. Department of Defense to explore the digitalization of manufacturing and become a resource for small and medium manufacturers throughout the country.

Key Points: 
  • AUBURN, Ala., Sept. 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Interdisciplinary Center for Advanced Manufacturing Systems (ICAMS) at Auburn University has received a $4.26 million award from the U.S. Department of Defense to explore the digitalization of manufacturing and become a resource for small and medium manufacturers throughout the country.
  • These large, original equipment manufacturers have blended their manufacturing physical and virtual domains into an Industry 4.0 environment, achieving positive productivity results.
  • ICAMS researchers hope to help close this gap, in part by promoting advanced manufacturing principles to create a skilled workforce pipeline that starts in high school and continues through community college and beyond.
  • It's a very interdisciplinary environment where if you're interested in computers and making things and realizing innovations, you will thrive.

FAA invests $3 million in Auburn University additive manufacturing research

Thursday, August 20, 2020 - 8:43pm

AUBURN, Ala., Aug. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Thanks to a recent$3 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) at Auburn University will soon initiate a two-year project focused on improving commercial air travel through the use of 3D-printed (or additively manufactured) metal components.

Key Points: 
  • AUBURN, Ala., Aug. 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Thanks to a recent$3 million grant from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), the National Center for Additive Manufacturing Excellence (NCAME) at Auburn University will soon initiate a two-year project focused on improving commercial air travel through the use of 3D-printed (or additively manufactured) metal components.
  • Both are key areas in the development of additive manufacturing (AM) specifications that the FAA wantsto eventually apply in commercial airlines.
  • "This is what I call the 'Achilles heel' of additive manufacturing," said NCAME director Nima Shamsaei , Philpott-WestPoint Stevens Distinguished Associate Professor of mechanical engineering.
  • "Auburn University is honored to be collaborating with the FAA."

Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend

Tuesday, August 11, 2020 - 5:00pm

AUBURN, Ala., Aug. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On August 11, 2020, the Board of Directors of Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUBN) declared a second quarter $0.255 per share cash dividend, payable September 25, 2020 to shareholders of record as of September 10, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • AUBURN, Ala., Aug. 11, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On August 11, 2020, the Board of Directors of Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUBN) declared a second quarter $0.255 per share cash dividend, payable September 25, 2020 to shareholders of record as of September 10, 2020.
  • Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (the Company) is the parent company of AuburnBank (the Bank), with total assets of approximately $943 million.
  • Both the Company and the Bank are headquartered in Auburn, Alabama.
  • The Bank operates eight full-service branches in Auburn, Opelika, Valley and Notasulga, Alabama.

Auburn University Enters Eight-Year Partnership with JAGGAER

Wednesday, May 27, 2020 - 2:35pm

Missty Kennedy has worked in procurement at Auburn University for 15 years.

Key Points: 
  • Missty Kennedy has worked in procurement at Auburn University for 15 years.
  • The legacy environment at Auburn University was a Banner ERP system with an integrated purchasing system that had been developed in-house.
  • Kennedy believes that the JAGGAER solutions will help to identify sourcing opportunities that deliver better value for Auburn University and drive operational efficiencies.
  • Auburn University (AU or Auburn) is a public research and land-grant university in Auburn, Alabama, with a total enrollment of more than 30,000 students and 1,260 faculty members.

Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. Declares Quarterly Dividend

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 10:45pm

AUBURN, Ala., May 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On May 12, 2020, the Board of Directors of Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUBN) declared a second quarter $0.255 per share cash dividend, payable June 25, 2020 to shareholders of record as of June 10, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • AUBURN, Ala., May 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- On May 12, 2020, the Board of Directors of Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (Nasdaq: AUBN) declared a second quarter $0.255 per share cash dividend, payable June 25, 2020 to shareholders of record as of June 10, 2020.
  • Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (the Company) is the parent company of AuburnBank (the Bank), with total assets of approximately $856 million.
  • Both the Company and the Bank are headquartered in Auburn, Alabama.
  • The Bank operates eight full-service branches in Auburn, Opelika, Valley and Notasulga, Alabama.

Auburn National Bancorporation Authorizes Stock Repurchase Program

Tuesday, March 10, 2020 - 3:30pm

AUBURN, Ala., March 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUBN) announced today that the Companys Board of Directors has approved a new stock repurchase program to replace the repurchase program that expires on March 31, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • AUBURN, Ala., March 10, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (NASDAQ: AUBN) announced today that the Companys Board of Directors has approved a new stock repurchase program to replace the repurchase program that expires on March 31, 2020.
  • The new program authorizes the repurchase, from time to time, of up to $5 million of the Companys issued and outstanding common stock through March 2021.
  • The stock repurchases may be open-market or private purchases, negotiated transactions, block purchases, and otherwise.
  • Auburn National Bancorporation, Inc. (the Company) is the parent company of AuburnBank (the Bank), with total assets of approximately $828 million.