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CWE AUK #6
Terms in this set (23)
What is the fifth stanza of the Auburn Creed?
I believe in obedience to law because it protects the rights of all.
What was Davis Hall originally known as?
The Aerospace Engineering building.
Who was Davis Hall renamed after?
Auburn alum Charles E. "Buddy" Davis.
Why was Davis Hall renamed?
Because of Charles E. "Buddy" Davis' contribution of $4 million, to the Samuel Ginn College of Engineering.
What does Davis Hall have in the lobby?
A lofted plane, which can be seen from the outside.
Who is Broun Hall named after?
Auburn University's fourth president, William Leroy Broun.
What did William Leroy Broun do?
He was the first to admit women into Auburn in 1892 and brought our science programs to the forefront of science institutions.
Who is Harbert Civil Engineering Center named after?
The AU graduate John M. Harbert III who gave a generous $5 million gift to finance the building.
What was the site of Harbert Civil Engineering Center originally home to?
Broun Hall, an engineering home, and the original ROTC building.
Who is Ross Hall named for?
Bennett Battle Ross, the leading professor and dean at the time.
What happened to Bennett Battle Ross?
He died before the building's completion, and he was laid in state in the foyer.
What was done to Bennett Battle Ross' office?
It was draped in black curtains in reverence.
What is inscribed in the cornerstones of Ross Hall?
The names of the founding fathers of modern chemistry.
What is rumored about one of the professors who used to teach in Ross Hall?
He would automatically pass anyone who, on the first day of class, had memorized the quote engraved on the front of the building.
Who is Ramsay Hall named for?
Erskine Ramsay, whose $100,000 contribution made possible the construction of the building.
Who is the Shelby Center named after?
The U.S. Senator Richard Shelby.
When was the first phase of the Shelby Center completed?
When was the second phase of the Shelby Center completed?
What did the second phase of the Shelby Center include?
The Dwight Wiggins Engineering Hall, and the Engineering Multidisciplinary Research Facility.
What was the construction of the Shelby Center for?
The vision of Auburn University to become one of the top 20 engineering programs in the nation.
When was the Textile Building built?
During the Great Depression.
How was the Textile Building funded?
Through the selling of Auburn utilities.
What is inside the Textile Building?
Display cases for consumer products that deal with Polymer and Fiber Engineering.