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2011-11-04 10:21:00

BIRMINGHAM, Ala., Nov. 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Verizon Wireless will present $5,000 to domestic violence shelters in Shelby County and Opelika today on behalf of sorority chapters at Samford University and Auburn University. The sororities earned the awards for the Alabama shelters during #HOPEWEEK, a week-long awareness initiative and grant competition from Verizon Wireless and the Alabama Coalition Against Domestic Violence (ACADV). More than 2,500 college students across Alabama signed...

2011-10-31 09:19:00

The facility seeks to employ 300 to 400 people later this decade AUBURN, Ala., Oct. 31, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- GE Aviation, a global leader in jet engine and aircraft systems production, today hosted a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of its new jet engine components factory in Auburn. Governor Robert Bentley, U.S. Rep. Mike Rogers, Auburn Mayor Bill Ham, Jr. and Alabama House Speaker Mike Hubbard were among those who joined GE Aviation executives at the event. The 300,000...

2011-06-14 09:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Toolwire (www.toolwire.com) and the Laboratory for Innovative Technology and Engineering Education at Auburn University (www.litee.org) have won an NSF SBIR/ STTR Directorate Phase I award for Use of Serious Games to Improve Learning Outcomes in Engineering Programs by the National Science Foundation (www.nsf.gov). Toolwire is a global leader in experiential learning solutions. The company has won several awards this year for the...

2011-04-13 10:06:00

ATLANTA, April 13, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a lease-to-own retailer specializing in the sales and lease ownership of residential furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, will sponsor the Aaron's Dream Weekend at Talladega Superspeedway for the 10th year on April 15 - 17. In commemoration of the anniversary, the Company has a celebration in line with Talladega's fun-filled traditions in store for NASCAR fans. (Photo:...

2011-04-04 11:00:00

BOSTON, April 4, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Varsity Equestrian Selection Committee has awarded Inaugural All-American honors to the top four equestrian athletes in each of the respective events offered by Varsity Equestrian (Equitation on the Flat, Equitation over Fences, Horsemanship, and Reining). Auburn University's Maggie McAlary, a junior from Amherst, NH, has earned All-American accolades in both Equitation on the Flat and Equitation over Fences events. Commenting on the inaugural...

2011-01-18 22:58:00

HOUSTON, Jan. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- American Heart Association and Marathon Oil Corporation proudly announce Coach Gene Chizik with Auburn University as the 2010 Paul "Bear" Bryant Coach of the Year. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20101025/AHABEARLOGO ) Selected by the National Sportscasters and Sportswriters Association, Chizik accepted the trophy during a live announcement at an awards dinner in Houston, which benefited the American Heart Association. The award honors...

2010-12-14 09:00:00

PLEASANTON, Calif., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Auburn University's Laboratory for Innovative Technology and Engineering Education (LITEE) - www.litee.org - and Toolwire - www.toolwire.com - have partnered to design immersive scenarios for first year engineering students based on LITEE's case study, Space Shuttle STS 51-L (Challenger). Through this collaboration, Toolwire's experiential learning technology and instructional design expertise will be combined with LITEE's professorial...

2010-11-22 12:30:11

A new oyster farming initiative has launched in the northern Gulf of Mexico. The goal of this effort, a collaboration between researchers from LSU and Auburn University, is industry adoption of off-bottom oyster culture to supplement the traditional harvest. Historically, oysters are grown on and harvested from reefs on the water bottom. In this new process, oysters are grown suspended in the water column. Benefits of this new oyster farming technique include increased productivity; job...

2010-09-10 14:56:00

NEW YORK, Sept. 10 /PRNewswire/ -- The Sports Illustrated College Football Experience presented by Nissan kicks off its 10-game nationwide tour on Saturday in Columbus, Ohio, at the highly-anticipated rematch of the 2002 BCS Championship game between the Ohio State Buckeyes and the Miami Hurricanes. This program, developed with the support of Nissan, spotlights the biggest games of the 2010 college football season by creating compelling opportunities for fans to engage with players, coaches...

2010-08-17 06:00:00

AUBURN, Ala., Aug. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- Sgt. Josiah Greene, U.S. Army Reserve soldier, is living the Army value of selfless service from afar from his station in Kosovo. The Auburn University student has raised more than $17,000 in honor of Auburn-bound student and U.S. Army All-American Bowl football player Shon Coleman and his fight against cancer. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release, please click: http://multivu.prnewswire.com/mnr/usarmy/45599/ (Photo:...


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James Shelton Voss
2012-10-27 14:01:58

James Shelton Voss is a retired NASA astronaut as well as a retired United States Army Colonel. Voss now serves as the Vice President of Engineering at SpaceDev. On March 3, 1949, Voss was born in Cordova, Alabama but later moved to Opelika, Alabama to live and be raised by his grandparents. He went on to join the wrestling team at Opelika High School and after graduating, he went on to join the wrestling at Auburn University. There, he also was elected as Chapter President of the Theta Xi...

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