Full Name
Glenn Loughridge
Job Title
Director, Campus Dining and Concessions
Auburn University
Speaker Bio
Glenn Loughridge serves as Auburn University's Director of Campus Dining. A native of Clearwater, Florida, Mr. Loughridge is a 1994 Auburn alumnus, graduating with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications. Since returning to Auburn in 2012, Mr. Loughridge has worked tirelessly to forge relationships with the Auburn dining contractor, student groups, faculty and staff. He is using his innovative, creative, and forward-thinking skills to create a campus dining experience that is dynamic and responsive to changes in students' dining needs and tastes.
Mr. Loughridge received a 2015 Spirit of Sustainability Award for his commitment to promoting local foods, reducing waste and bringing healthier options to campus. He has also been honored as the SGA Supporter of the Year 2015 and 2018. Glenn’s contributions to the Auburn University Food Entrepreneur Working Group garnered him a 2015 Auburn University College of Agriculture Project Team Award, a national-level 2016 USDA Partnership Award for Innovative Programs & Projects and two 2017 President’s Collaborative Units Awards one for the Aquaponics Project and one for the Food Entrepreneur Conference.
Mr. Loughridge is passionate about promoting Auburn’s rich agricultural heritage, and in 2017 created the Auburn Foods brand to identify foods made by the Auburn family for the Auburn family. Partnering with the College of Agriculture, local farmers and producers, Tiger Dining is bringing fresh, nutritious Auburn Foods to campus to be enjoyed by students, guests, faculty and staff.
Glenn Loughridge