Digital Media Center
Bryant-Denny Stadium, Gate 61
920 Paul Bryant Drive
Tuscaloosa, AL 35487-0370
(800) 654-4262

© 2024 Alabama Public Radio
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
0:00 0:00
Available On Air Stations
Alabama Shakespeare Festival Enter for Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

Auburn Statue Celebrates Women of the University

al.com

A new statue on campus celebrates the women of Auburn University.

The nearly 7-foot tall bronze statue was dedicated Friday to mark more than a century of women's enrollment at Auburn. 

The design was inspired by a 2017 logo used as the Auburn Alumni Association celebrated the 125 years since women first enrolled at the university in 1892.

The project was led by an Auburn graduate, Lauren Duke Patterson. She is design director at Advent, a Nashville-based design firm that designed the installation.

Advent said the project, from conception to installation, took nearly a year and a half.

The statute is by the Mell Classroom Building.

The Associated Press is one of the largest and most trusted sources of independent newsgathering, supplying a steady stream of news to its members, international subscribers and commercial customers. AP is neither privately owned nor government-funded; instead, it's a not-for-profit news cooperative owned by its American newspaper and broadcast members.
News from Alabama Public Radio is a public service in association with the University of Alabama. We depend on your help to keep our programming on the air and online. Please consider supporting the news you rely on with a donation today. Every contribution, no matter the size, propels our vital coverage. Thank you.