Mrs. Beverley Childress
Hometown: Mobile, Alabama
Major: B.S. in Secondary Education (History); M.A. in Counseling
Favorite Foods: Pizza/Chocolate
Favorite Husband: Boyd
Favorite Pet: Bee, our Boston terrier
Favorite Music: Country/Boomer Rock
Favorite Vacation Spots: Destin/Canadian Rockies/Virginia
Favorite Part of My Job: Helping students
Least Favorite Part of My Job: Writing/Paperwork
Dr. Beth Yarbrough
Hometown: Homewood, Alabama
Hobbies: Reading, Traveling, Watching AU sports
Favorite Season: Baseball
Favorite Food: Ice cream
Favorite Place in Auburn: Plainsman Park (Section 101, Row L, Seat 11 to be exact)
Other Things I Love: Art, Movies, Beating Bama
Things I Don’t Love: Paperwork, People who can’t laugh at themselves, Coconut
Random Fact: I was a DJ at WEGL, 91.1 FM for two years.
Long Term Goals: Visit every state, and visit every continent.
Best Advice: Take charge of every aspect of your college experience. It’s all yours and, ultimately, you are the only one who can make it work. That means study hard, know the rules, talk to your professors (and me), meet people who enjoy the same things you do, eat well, sleep and get some exercise, and HAVE FUN!
Mrs. Krysta Diehl
Hometown: Plant City, Florida
Major: B.A. Education, University of South Florida; M.S. Counseling, Columbus State University
Favorite Food: Spanish food because I grew up close to Ybor City in Tampa. I also love Italian cooking; occasionally, a really good cheeseburger, and chocolate.
Family: Husband, John. We have three grown sons and two grandchildren. My stepson is a graduate of the University of Florida and my sons are both AU grads.
Interests: Reading good books, spending time with family, the beach, walking, going to the gym.
Favorite TV show: I am really hooked on Grey's Anatomy.
Best Advice: Take advantage of all Auburn has to offer. Don't be afraid to get outside your comfort zone. This is a unique time in your life to explore your interests and make new friends.
Mrs. Dani Laupert
Hometown: Salisbury, MD
Education: B.A. Education, Salisbury University (2009); M.Ed Higher Education Administration, Auburn University (2011)
Interest: Spending time with family, friends, and my 2 dogs (B and Murphy), shopping, running, reading and wedding planning!
Favorite TV Show: NCIS and Bones
Favorite Quotes: “What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us"-Ralph Waldo Emerson
Mrs. Kristin Smith
Hometown: Jackson, Alabama
Mrs. Regina McGinty
Hometown: Notasulga, Alabama
Hobbies: Playing piano, spending time with grandchildren.
Years of Service at AU: 24 years
Years in COSAM: 16 years
Favorite Thing about Auburn: The life long friendships that I have made over the years.
My Goal for COSAM: To make every student feel comfortable and assured that there is someone who can help them and give them guidance in achieving their academic goals. Also, adding a personal touch to show that every student matters.
Philosophy for Life: Every day is a gift from God; don’t waste it!
Mrs. Glenelle Lindsay
Hometown: Pensacola, Florida
Favorite Food: Seafood
Favorite Time of Year : Vacation time
Two People Who Stole My Heart: Arnold (husband) and Dylan (grandson)
Favorite Thing about Auburn : I love living in a college town and the excitement on football Saturdays.