Oct. 12 Lecture/AU Athletics by Ala. author David Housel
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LIBRARY LECTURE: INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY
See this link
(http://www.auburn.edu/communications_marketing/150/lecture.html ) for
a complete schedule of the Sesquicentennial Lecture Series.
INTERCOLLEGIATE ATHLETICS AT AUBURN UNIVERSITY
Speaker: David Housel. He graduated from Auburn University in 1969
with a degree in Journalism, taught in the A.U. Department of Journalism
from 1972 to 1980, subsequently served the University as Sports
Information Director and Athletic Director, and is the author of
SATURDAYS TO REMEMBER (1973) and FROM THE DESK OF DAVID HOUSEL: A
COLLECTION OF AUBURN STORIES (1991).
Intercollegiate athletics has long been part of campus life at
Auburn. In 1892 the school instituted intercollegiate football, which
has consistently held the highest profile, but sports from women's
basketball to polo have been part of the Auburn experience for decades.
Successful athletic teams have generated boundless enthusiasm, while
unsuccessful ones have had the opposite effect. The story of Auburn
University cannot be told without a chapter on intercollegiate
Date and Time: October 12 at 4 p.m.
Location: The Special Collections and Archives Department located on
the GROUND FLOOR of the Ralph Brown Draughon Library.
Sponsored by: The Auburn University Libraries, The Center for Arts and
Humanities; Auburn University Outreach, and Auburn University