Want to make a difference? Consider joining one of the many student groups on campus working on issues related to sustainability.
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Purpose: To change the conversation about mental health and destigmatize seeking mental health on campus.
AU Involve: Active Minds at Auburn University
Twitter: Active MindsAU
Page on Health Promotion & Wellness: Active Minds
Purpose: To work with communities in developing countries to promote sustainable solutions to practical problems.
AU Involve: Auburn Engineers Without Borders
Facebook: Engineers Without Borders: Auburn University
Purpose: To passionately and proactively serve the world around them by educating Auburn University about the crisis that exists regarding the scarcity of clean water.
AU Involve: Students for Clean Water
Twitter: Auburn for Water
Purpose: To promote positive environmental practices and methods to live an environmentally sustainable lifestyle.
AU Involve: Environmental Action Committee
Purpose: To encourage conservation and community with Environmental Design students and other design majors through monthly meetings, socials, and fundraisers.
AU Involve: EDSO
Purpose: To raise awareness and funds in response to the bee crisis and support local beekeepers in Auburn.
AU Involve: For the Bees
Purpose: To introduce and promote the knowledge of geographical issues and our ability to alter the relationship between human societies and the environment in a positive way. Membership is not restricted to Geography Students students.
AU Involve: Geography Student Organization
Facebook: Geography Student Organization
Purpose: To promote horticultural activities including promoting the profession of horticulture, sponsoring horticultural activities, encouraging fellowship among membership with kindred interests, and improving and promoting horticultural plant production via research, teaching, extension, and service activities.
AU Involve: Horticulture Club
Facebook: Horticulture Club
Purpose: To free victims of human trafficking, slavery, and domestic violence. As a campus chapter, they raise money to support IJM internationally and raise awareness for these issues.
AU Involve: IJM Chapter
Facebook: International Justice Mission
Purpose: To bring people together who have a common love for our world’s oceans. Monthly meetings and field trips help expose members to a variety of topics and career paths in the marine biology field. While many members are marine biology majors, anyone interested may join!
AU Involve: Marine Biology Club
Purpose: To increase the number of culturally responsible Black engineers who excel academically, succeed professionally and positively impact the community.
AU Involve: NSBE
Facebook: Auburn University NSBE
Purpose: To provide hands-on education about natural growing methods for edible and medicinal plants as well as search out and bring together different natural growing methods to maximize efficiency of farming techniques.
AU Involve: Organic Garden Club
Website: Organic Garden Club
Facebook: Organic Garden Club at Auburn University
Purpose: To open minds to the idea of a plant-based vegan diet at Auburn, to educate people of the multiple existing reasons to go vegan (morals, health, and environment, etc); and create a welcoming environment for existing vegan students at Auburn. You aren’t required to be vegan, vegetarian or have any specific lifestyle in order to be a member of this club.
AUinvolve: Plant-Based Plainsman
Instagram: Plant-Based Plainsman
Purpose: To positively impact our community on a local and global scale by bringing together undergraduate, graduate, and faculty who are interested in the discussion, experience, and practice of natural resource management.
AU Involve: Society for Natural Resources
Website: Society for Natural Resources
Facebook: The Society for Natural Resources
Purpose: To promote the scientific study of the phenomena that affect the maintenance, loss, and restoration of biological diversity.
AU Involve: Society for Conservation Biology
Website: AU Chapter of Society for Conservation Biology
Purpose: The goal of Spectrum: Auburn University’s Gay-Straight Alliance, otherwise known as just Spectrum, is to promote mutually supportive relationships among all students in the interest of advancing campus and community diversity. Spectrum serves as a safe place for students who are part of gender, sexual, and romantic minorities (GSRMs), those who are still discovering themselves, and their allies to gather and discuss topics that relate to them, as well as establish an environment free from discrimination based on sexual orientation as well as gender identity and expression. All are welcome, and all meetings are confidential!
AU Involve: Spectrum
Purpose: To serve all students by gathering meaningful feedback, enacting positive change, and establishing genuine human connections.
AU Involve: SGA
Purpose: To help fight hunger in the Auburn community, repackage unserved food in the dining halls to turn these donations into nourishing meals, and deliver meals to those in need.
AU Involve: The Campus Kitchen at AU
Website: The Campus Kitchen at AU
Purpose: To provide students a forum for education and discussion of sustainable building practices, open to all majors because subject affects everyone.
AU Involve: USGBCauburn
Purpose: Fighting hunger both locally and globally through awareness raising initiatives, fundraising initiatives, and service initiatives.
AU Involve: Universities Fighting World Hunger – Auburn Flagship Chaper
200 Langdon Annex
Auburn, Alabama 36849