Student Leadership Opportunities

Advancement Ambassadors

As official hostesses and hosts of the Office of Advancement of Auburn University at Montgomery, it shall be the purpose of Advancement Ambassadors to promote pride in the University and to serve with dedication and responsibility.  Advancement Ambassadors will represent the AUM student body, administration, faculty and staff to persons both inside and outside the University.  They will have the opportunity to attend many special events including luncheons, alumni gatherings, and receptions where they will meet alumni, community leaders and supporters of AUM.  For more information email Valerie Rankin or call 334-244-3557.

Apply to Become an Advancement Ambassador

College of Business Ambassadors

The College of Business Ambassadors are an elite group of outstanding students selected to participate in the extracurricular activities of the college. Students are selected from the Dean’s list and must maintain a 3.2 accumulative GPA based on full time study.  For more information email Dr. Kimberly Johnson or call 334-244-3398.

Orange Jacket Society

Members of the Orange Jacket Society serve as the official ambassadors of AUM. OJS Members welcome and oversee AUM's most prestigious events such as graduation, welcoming Chancellor's guests to various events and working in the community with AUM OutREACH.  Selection to the Orange Jacket Society is highly competitive. OJS applicants must be juniors, seniors, or graduate students. OJS applicants must have proven passion for AUM. The application period to become a member of the OJS opens in the Spring and new members are inducted in May. For more information email Joel Hughes or call 334-244-3158.

Peer Advocates

If you are a student who wants to get involved on campus and become a leader among your peers, the Peer Advocate Program is for you. You will gain leadership experience, professional relationships with your faculty and staff, and learn how your campus truly works.

Requirements to apply:

  • Maintain a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and full-time status as a student.
  • Must have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours at AUM
  • Be available for 3 out of 4 trainings and 1 event per month during the semester.
  • Required to have at least two recommendations – can come from a professor or employer
  • Have no disciplinary history, including both academic or non-academic infractions and those occurring in the residence halls.
  • Have an interest in serving students and the community.
  • Have an ability to relate to students from a variety of backgrounds and experiences.
  • Express an interest in working collaboratively with other Peer Advocates.
  • Lead by example and be reliable.
  • Understand your role as a leader, mentor, and role model.

Apply to become a Peer Advocate!

Successful Warhawks Orientation and Transition Team (S.W.O.T.)

The S.W.O.T. Team is composed of AUM Student Leaders on a mission to make the AUM Orientation experience a success.  The selection process and trainings are intense, but the work is fun!  The mission of S.W.O.T. is to transfer their AUM campus knowledge to incoming freshman, transfer and international students, both traditional and non-traditional.  S.W.O.T. members are reinforcing the decision to attend AUM while reminding prospective students that the college experience is what they make of it. S.W.O.T. provides a diverse and educational environment for incoming students by being ambassadors for AUM’s student population and introducing students to college life by fostering the spirit of AUM in the community. S.W.O.T. Team is not a paid position; however, members receive a scholarship for their commitment to the team. For more information, email Carley Scanlan or call 334-244-3158 and visit the AUM Orientation Facebook Page!

Top 5 Reasons to Join The Team 

1. Make a difference in the life of a new Warhawk
2. Sharpen your leadership skills
3. Learn more about AUM
4. Build self- confidence
5. Interact with new students and parents at Orientation

 

United Warhawk Ambassadors

The United Warhawk Ambassadors (organized by the office of International Student Involvement and the ISA) provide an AUM friend to incoming international students during their first two months on campus. Most international students arrive a few days prior to classes beginning, and for many, this may be their first trip to the United States. Prior to arriving on campus, each student will be assigned an ambassador. Ambassadors are current AUM students that will help ease the transition by meeting students regularly to answer questions, introduce new students to services on campus and in the local community, as well as familiarizing them with the campus.

Contact Amanda Rodriguez for more information and membership requirements

AUM Women Lead Society

Women who choose to study at Auburn University at Montgomery now have an additional incentive to become a Warhawk. This organization is helping female students solidify their footing on campus while preparing them for success in the workplace and in life.

Each member is paired with a mentor — a female administrator or professor — and each month the students take part in professional development that encourages growth in areas of leadership skills, global intelligence, networking, mentorship, and the development of commitment to community service and civic engagement.

Contact Amanda Rodriguez for more information and membership requirements


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