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Aug. 11-17, 2014

2014SummerSongWeek_blast  Mary Kay Moyer in Outreach is warming things up a bit with this week's Summer Song of the Week, "The Sound of Sunshine" performed by Michael Franti and Spearhead. Head to the Human Resources page on AUMnet throughout the summer for the whole Summer Song list (and last year's, too)! 

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warhawks-go-green2_blast  Go for "greener" options when purchasing supplies. Many products are filled with potentially dangerous and harmful substances. Protect yourself and the environment by making smarter decisions with the things you buy. Take the time to read, research, and check labels.


AUM Connected hooking readers with Big Fish fall events

BigFishConnected_blastAUMConnectedLogo_blastYou think you stretch your fish tales a little? Pick up a copy of Big Fish: A Novel of Mythic Proportions and join AUM Connected, the campus Common Reading Program, in exploring the myths and legends of the extraordinary life of Edward Bloom as told to his son. AUM Connected will host several discussions and events this fall, including a book signing with Big Fish author Daniel Wallace, a treasure hunt, and showings of the Tim Burton film based on the book. There's still time to pick up a copy and read it before the first event on Aug. 22!

Visit AUM Connected for a schedule of all the fall Big Fish events

Check out AUM Connected on Facebook

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AUM parking decals now available

GeneralParkingDecal2014_blastYour AUM parking decals have arrived! Pick one up today and put it on your vehicle to show your Warhawk pride, and to show that your vehicle belongs on campus. General parking decals are free for all students, faculty and staff, and no vehicle registration is required. The general parking decals can be picked up at Warhawk Alley, the Cashier Office, Financial Aid, Records, and the AUM Bookstore. Faculty and staff reserved parking hangtags and stickers are available at Campus Police. Residential permits are available in the Housing and Residence Life offices.

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Get to know AUM's resident students by helping them move in on Friday and Saturday

StudentsWarhawkHall_blastFall move-in for resident students is right around the corner, and they need your help. Housing and Residence Life invites volunteers to help our new and returning students move their belongings into the residence halls. This is a great way to get to know students and show them who we are as a campus community. If you and/or your office are interested in participating, then register using the appropriate link below.

Move-in will be on Friday, Aug. 15, for returning residents and Saturday, Aug. 16, for new residents. Residents move in on both days from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. For more information, contact Iyisha Hampton at or 244-3674.

I’m in! - Individual Volunteer Form

Sign my whole office up! -  Group Volunteer Form

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AUM helps state agency managers develop possible solutions to critical issues

CPMPresentation2012_blastManagers of state agencies will offer solutions to five challenging issues impacting Alabamians at the 2014 Solutions Alabama program on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 10 to 11 a.m., in the auditorium of the Alabama Capitol. Hosted by Auburn University at Montgomery’s Outreach Training Solutions, the program highlights students in AUM’s Certified Public Manager® (CPM) program and how they approach critical issues impacting the state. Find out what areas these CPM candidates focused on

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Mailroom will explain bulk mail, next day services at Aug. 25 seminar

The Mailroom will conduct a seminar on Monday, Aug. 25, from 9 to 10 a.m. in Taylor Center 223. Topics that will be covered include bulk mail and sending large envelopes in high volume, cost savings on normal letters, and next day air shipments.

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Mark your calendar on Nov. 13 for the ALAHEDO diversity conference

The Office of Diversity and Multicultural Affairs is asking everyone to save the date for the third annual ALAHEDO Comprehensive Diversity Conference on Nov. 13-14 at the University of Alabama. Topics will include the impact of college costs on diversity, use of performance funding policies to reward campuses for
addressing racial inequities, and issues facing African-American males. Stay tuned to future issues of News and Headlines for details on registration and call for proposals.

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Outreach to help Prattville Fire Department promote the right people for the job

Auburn Montgomery Outreach's Organizational Consulting Solutions has been enlisted by the Prattville Fire Department to review the department's promotions tests and procedures. Outreach will help the department ensure that its promotion procedures meet high standards and that the best employees are placed in the right positions to maximize successful operations. Read more about the PFD and the review in the Montgomery Advertiser article

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People at AUM

Jade Curtis

Warhawk tennis standouts Jade Curtis and Nicolas Pinones-Haltenhoff were selected as Capital One College Division At-Large Academic All-America First-Team members for the second consecutive season. The Capital One College Division All-America men's and women's at-large teams, which are selected by the College Sports Information Directors of American, comprise student-athletes from NAIA, Canadian and two-year institutions. The at-large program for the Capital One Academic All-America® program includes the sports of fencing, golf, gymnastics, ice hockey, lacrosse, rifle, skiing, swimming and diving, tennis, and water polo for both men and women; bowling, crew and field hockey for women; and volleyball and wrestling for men.

Katherine Toy
Zach Sollie
For the second consecutive season, Warhawk cross country student-athlete Katherine Toy has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District women’s track and field/cross country team for her work in the classroom. Men's cross country standout Zach Sollie has been named to the Capital One Academic All-District men’s track and field/cross country team. The teams were selected by College Sports Information Directors of America members. To be eligible for recognition, student-athletes must have a cumulative grade-point average of at least 3.30 and have reached sophomore athletic and academic standing at their institution.

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This week at AUM

REMINDER: The Roost is closed through Aug. 15 for renovations

Wednesday, Aug. 13

Thursday, Aug. 14

Friday, Aug. 15

Monday, Aug. 18


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