New Aubie statue to be featured in front of Auburn University student center

Auburn Universitty’s beloved mascot – Aubie (Aubie Facebook page)

The Auburn University Board of Trustees approved last week a proposal to enhance the front entrance of the Harold D. Melton Student Center with more open space and a permanent figure of the school’s mascot Aubie.

Hall of Famer

Aubie, Environmental, outside, Auburn University sign, brick wall, Samford Hall mascot (Auburn University)

The first inductee into the Class of 2006 Mascot Hall of Fame and 10- time national champion, the Aubie figure is just one of the elements Board approved for the entrance.

Additional amenities include:

  • Outdoor study area
  • Gathering area
  • Greenspaces

The permanent figure of Auburn’s beloved mascot will be completely funded by donations.


Harold D. Melton Student Center on campus of Auburn University (Auburn University)

According to the university, it will be located approximately 73 feet from the front entrance of the Melton Student Center, or at the southeast corner of the center, adjacent to the campus green. 

Additional details about the outdoor improvements are to be determined at a later date.

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Pat Byington
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