Warhawk Weekly 9–5: Health and Wellness Fair; Day of Giving

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HOME GAMES @ AUM

  • Men's Soccer vs. Davenport University | Fri., Sept. 8 | 7 p.m.
  • Men's Soccer vs. Florida Tech | Sun., Sept. 10 | 5 p.m.

 

 

NEWS

AUMazing Health and Wellness Fair

Departments across campus are joining together Oct. 17 to host the AUMazing Health and Wellness Fair, a health awareness event that will include information and screening booths represented by AUM departments and local businesses as well as a raffle of gifts.

The mission of AUMazing Health Wellness is to encourage habits of wellness; increase factors and resources contributing to well-being; and inspire individuals to take responsibility for their own health.

Booths at the fair will include services such as health assessments, self-breast exam information, screenings for depression and eating disorders, blood glucose testing, body composition assessments, information on fruit and vegetable benefits, hearing tests, and information on accommodations for students with disabilities.

The fair is a collaboration of the School of Nursing, the Student Health Center, the Department of Kinesiology, The Wellness Center, Center for Disability Services, Counseling and Health Promotion Services, and the Departments of Communication Disorders and Medical and Clinical Laboratory Services.

For information, contact Hillary K. Porter, Student Health Center, at 334-244-3281 or hkervin@aum.edu

Tue., Oct. 17 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. | Taylor Center 230

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Submit project proposals for Day of Giving 

day_0.jpgMark your Calendar for Feb. 14, 2018. AUM Day of Giving is back! AUM’s Office of Advancement is looking for projects that are compelling, unique, specific to AUM, and will appeal to potential donors. Start brainstorming ideas for a project for your department/unit/program!

The official call for proposals were sent Sep. 1. If you have questions or would like to discuss ideas, call Marie Harrington at 244-3596.

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EVENTS

Afternoon EXTRA with David Bronner

Dr. David Bronner will speak Sep. 6 at an afternoon EXTRA edition of OutReach at Auburn Montgomery's Business Breakfast Series on "How the World and D.C. Affect Alabama — and Where in the World is Alabama Headed?"

Bronner is CEO of the Retirement Systems of Alabama, a public pension fund with assets in excess of $37 billion providing benefits for more than 339,000 public employees and retirees. RSA is ranked 107th among the top 300 private/public pension funds in the world with the top three being sovereign wealth funds.

Bronner earned a Ph.D. and law degree from the University of Alabama, where he taught in the graduate schools of Business and Education and served as assistant dean and lecturer in the School of Law before coming to the RSA. He has been featured in Time, Governing magazine, The Institutional Investor, The Money Manager, Wall Street Journal, Business Week, Forbes Magazine, and Pension & Investment Age for his investment strategies and financial market decisions. In 2003, PlanSponsor magazine named the RSA “Plan Sponsor of the Year.”

Wed., Sep. 6 | 2 p.m. | Taylor Center 222 | General admission, $30; Cost for AUM faculty, staff and students, $10; Register by phone (334-244-3804) for discount rate, or register online

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AUM-SPLC on Campus Club meeting

The AUM-SPLC on Campus Club will hold its first meeting of the 2017-18 academic year on Wed., Sep. 6.

AUM-SPLC on Campus promotes tolerance of diversity on campus grounded in the belief that students can make a difference in securing equal justice and opportunity. The club is part of the nationwide SPLC on Campus initiative, a nonprofit organization built on our nation’s legacy of student activism.

SPLC on Campus challenges a wide array of intolerance, including racism, sexism, and homophobia on college campuses, and speaks out against sexual assault. SPLC on Campus confronts policies that advantage some at the expense of others. Founded in August 2016, AUM-SPLC on Campus s a student-led club but accepts AUM staff/faculty as ex-officio members.

At the Sep. 6 meeting, the AUM chapter will elect new officers, select a theme for the year, and discuss upcoming events. All members, as well as any interested AUM students, staff or faculty members, are invited. For information, contact Dr. Pia Knigge, the club’s faculty advisor at pknigge@aum.edu or visit AUM Chapter –– SPLC on Campus on Facebook.

Wed., Sep. 6 | 6:30 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 111

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Professors in Pubs to talk climate change

The College of Arts and Sciences is featuring another presentation of Professors in Pubs at The Tipping Point in East Montgomery. All presentations are free and open to the public.

Wed., Sept. 6 | 7 p.m. | The Tipping Point, 5015 Hampstead High Street | Dr. Rosine Hall, Auburn University at Montgomery, “Climate Change”

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River Region Forum — 'State of Cyber Conflict'

Join Air University, Maxwell Air Force Base, for the River Region Forum, hosted by AUM. Dr. Pano Yannakogeorgos, dean of the Air Force Cyber College, will speak on "The State of Cyber Conflict."

Thu., Sept. 7 | 8 a.m. | Taylor Center 230 | Free to attend; RSVP

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'Eat Mor Chikin' at COB Entrepreneur Speaker Series

Join us and 'Eat Mor Chikin' as Gary Soriano shares about his time as an AUM student, his role as a social entrepreneur, and the lessons learned as a business owner. Time will be set aside for students and businesses to network before and after the event.

Thu., Sept. 14 | 5–6 p.m. | Taylor Center 230 | Free to attend

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Young-Alumni-s_1.jpgAUM Young Alumni Mixer

Please join us for food, drinks, fun and the good company of your fellow Auburn Montgomery young alumni!
RSVP to 334-244-3369 or alumni@aum.edu.

Thu., Sept. 14 | 6–8 p.m. | Pies & Pints, The Shoppes at Eastchase

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AUM, Auburn to host joint mathematics colloquium

The AUM Department of Mathematics and Computer Science and Auburn University Department of Mathematics and Statistics are hosting a mathematics colloquium titled “Schur-Horn theorem and Iwasawa projection of QR decomposition” with Auburn University Professor Tin-Yau Tam.

Prior to the colloquium, there will be a Math Club and Engineering Club social gathering with refreshments available at 12:30 p.m.

Fri., Sep. 15 | 1 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 201 | Tin-Yau Tam, Auburn University

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Money Talks!

The College of Business and UNIV 1000 invite you to attend Money Talks! Designed for students, the talks are 1-hour sessions on managing your financial life offered by AUM and community partners. The talks will be held on Monday, Sept. 18 through Thursday, Sept. 21 in the Library Tower, 10th floor East. Choose your sessions and stop by. Attendance is free and open to students, faculty and staff.

  • Monday, Sept. 18 | 3:35 p.m. | “Budgeting for Success”
  • Monday, Sept. 18 | 6:20 p.m. | “Saving and Investing Basics”
  • Tuesday, Sept. 19 | 8:00 a.m. | “Countdown to Retirement–It Starts Now”
  • Tuesday, Sept. 19 | 9:25 a.m. | “Credit Confidence”
  • Tuesday, Sept. 19 | 12:45 p.m. | “Budgeting for Success”
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20 | 8:00 a.m. | “Identity Theft”
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20 | 9:25 a.m. | “Your Credit Cards, Your Credit”
  • Wednesday, Sept. 20 | 12:45 p.m. | “Take Charge of Your Credit”
  • Thursday, Sept. 21 | 3:35 p.m. | “Take Charge of Your Credit”
  • Thursday, Sept. 21 | 5:00 p.m. | “What I Wish I Had Known About Money”

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Sonia Kovalevsky Day for young women

The Department of Mathematics and Computer Science is proud to announce their Sonia Kovalevsky Day (SKDay) at AUM. The event is open to the public, but those who are interested need to pre-register by Sept. 11 or complete full registration by Sept. 18.

AUM’s SKDay is a one-day event for young women enrolled in Algebra I or higher. Similar events have been presented across the country. The program opens up opportunities for young women by having them actively learn about various mathematics and other STEM topics, hear from a female STEM field professional, and learn about numerous mathematics, computer science and other STEM careers through a career panel.

For more information, updates, and announcements, visit AUM’s Sonia Kovalevsky Day homepage.

Fri., Sep. 22 | 8 a.m. | Register

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REMINDERS

can-you-say-it–S_0.jpgHot Topics Café: Can you say it?

There are thousands of words in the English language, and we’re going to talk about some of the most controversial ones. Are there certain words only certain people can say? If so, why?

Our first Hot Topics Café event of the year is diving into real issues that affect real people, and we’re giving students and opportunity to weigh-in and hear from others who may think differently than they do. Join the conversation and enjoy some café-style snacks.

Wed., Sep. 13 | 7 p.m. | The Landing (in the Nest)

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Take a break at Dance Break BINGO

If you like dancing, music, BINGO, and winning some awesome prizes, Dance Break BINGO is the event for you! All students can play BINGO but those who are willing to show off their best dance moves are given additional chances to win. Join Housing and Residence Life for food, prizes, and tons of fun!

Tues., Sep. 19 | 7 p.m. | Lawn beside Plum Place

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MANE2017-S_0.jpgM.A.N.E. community service opportunity

Are you passionate about animals and serving others? Do you need community service hours? Join Housing and Residence Life for their monthly community service effort at Montgomery Area Nontraditional Equestrians –– a charity which uses horses to assist children and adults with special needs. Transportation and lunch is provided in exchange for your service.

Fri., Sep. 29 | 9:30 a.m. | The Nest

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'Faith and Fantasy' at Goodwyn Gallery

The Department of Fine Arts is presenting “Faith and Fantasy: the German Expressionist Woodblock Prints of Hans Grohs (1892–1981),” on view in Goodwyn Gallery, Mon., Aug. 21 –Fri., Sep. 29. The exhibition features 26 original woodblock prints by artist Hans Grohs, drawn from the department’s art collection. 

Mon., Aug. 21– Fri., Sep. 29 | Goodwyn Hall 101

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Study Abroad Fair

The 5th Annual Study Abroad Fair will be held Oct. 5. During the fair, AUM students will be able to discover 2018 Study Abroad programs from Study Abroad faculty directors and ambassadors. Visitors also will have an opportunity to explore different languages and cultures. [will include Fair pdf]

Thu., Oct. 5 | 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | Taylor Center 230

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'Know Dope' film with WSFA's Josh Johnson

Prescription painkiller abuse and overdose are on the rise in Alabama. In an effort to combat this growing epidemic, the United States Attorney’s Office for the Middle District of Alabama will sponsor the showing of Know Dope, a documentary aimed at educating students and young adults about the dangers of addiction. The film focuses on the dangers and effects of heroin addiction on the lives of two Alabama natives.

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to view the film on Wed., Oct. 25. Special guest Josh Johnson, WSFA meteorologist, also will speak and share his personal story.

This event is a joint effort of Counseling and Health Promotion Services, the Department of Athletics, Student Involvement and Leadership, UNIV, and the Warhawk Academic Success Center to educate the AUM community about the heroin epidemic in Alabama.

Wed., Oct. 25 | Film viewing times: 9:30 a.m., 3:45 p.m., 6:30 p.m. | Taylor Center 221–223

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Flu shots available through Student Health Services

Student Health Services now has flu shots available for $25. The clinic (Moore Hall 102) will be open Monday through Friday from 9­–11 a.m. and 1–4 p.m. to provide the vaccines, available to all faculty, staff, students, and dependents 3 years of age and up.

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Submitting IT work orders just got easier

Computer having a bad day? Got another IT issue? Getting help is just a step away!

To get IT assistance, submit work orders here. The Track-IT/ITS Work Order link can also be found under IT services at the Faculty and Staff page of www.aum.edu.

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Student success advisors ready to help

Students, having problems with a class, worried about grades, unsure whether to drop a class or not? Let the student success advisors in the Warhawk Academic Success Center help. Walk-ins are welcome. For information, call Van Orum at 334-244-3338 or email vorum2@aum.edu, or schedule an appointment. 

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More bang for your buck at the Roost

Meal plan options and Mighty Mondays

Each full time student taking at least 12-hours is automatically placed on one of the following meal plans:

  • Residential: 600 Dining Dollars = $600

  • Commuter: 100 Dining Dollars = $100

However, a student can add more dining dollars to their current plan with one of three options below; these are all voluntary plans that are added in addition to the current meal plan options.

  • 165 dining dollars for $150

  • 225 dining dollars for $200

  • 600 dining dollars for $525

In addition, AUM Dining Services will also be offering Mighty Mondays starting Mon., Aug. 28. On Mighty Monday, there will be All You Care to Eat specials for only $9.99 per person.

For more information, visit AUM Dining Services online or call 334-244-3578.

 

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