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People of AUM

People of AUM

The people of AUM—students, staff, alumni, faculty and friends—make an enormous impact every day on the world around them. This is done in small ways and large, but always with a positive, encouraging Warhawk spirit. These are their stories.

If you have a story to share with other members of the AUM family, please fill out the form below and be sure to include photos and videos.

AUM Grads Create New Way to Cheer Hospital Patients

Corporate team building is a term open to interpretation. Too often it comprises mindless exercises that burn time with no discernable results. But not today. Not here. Because these people from Northwestern Mutual are united with a purpose. Each of these green boxes, marked Cheeriodicals, will be delivered to a child at Children’s of Alabama.

Cheeriodicals, the company behind this unique event, is the creation of Mary Martha and Gary Parisher —graduates from the AUM College of Business. And their company, in just a few short years, has impacted thousands of lives.

What is a Cheeriodical?

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Passion of Education Graduates Earns National Recognition

Five programs in Auburn University at Montgomery’s College of Education recently earned national acclaim for their quality from discipline-specific professional organizations and accrediting bodies.

The college’s alternative master’s degree program in early childhood education, clinical mental health counseling master’s program, school counseling master’s program, instructional technology master’s program and physical education undergraduate and alternative master’s degree programs each earned recognition.

Grad Nick Thomas Reports on Pat Priest and Her Munster Memories

Dr. Nick Thomas, an AUM chemistry professor and past Distinguished Teaching Professor, enjoys writing feature articles on a variety of general interest topics for over 600 newspapers and magazines around the country.

Read one from BoomerMagazine.com.

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First Black Mayor Of Talladega Poised To Push City Into the Future

“I was tired of seeing the status quo maintained,” said Tim Ragland, AUM graduate and the first black mayor of Talladega, Alabama. “I decided that instead of being a person that’s going to complain about what’s going on, I decided I was going to do what I could to make a positive change in my community.” Read more at rapida.co.

Opelika’s Jimmy Wright Named to Alabama Retail Association Board of Directors

Jimmy Wright, president of Opelika’s Wright’s Market, has been elected to the Alabama Retail Association’s board of directors. An innovator in mobile and online grocery shopping, Wright earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration from Auburn University at Montgomery.

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Rising Star: Mon’Tia Moon

Mon’Tia is a senior at Central High School – Coosa County with a 3.7 GPA. She is a member of the SGA, volleyball team and school cheerleader. Outside the classroom, she volunteers through her church, Red Cross, and helps with cheer camps. Her future plans include studying General Business at Auburn University at Montgomery.

She is also a WBRC FOX6 Rising Star. Mon’Tia, congratulations on this honor and good luck at AUM!

What They Say About AUM

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My instructors are willing to work with me even when...

Antavia Sanders
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You can have a personal interaction with your professor and...

Simran Kumari
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The student/teacher ratio here is small. I look at that...

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