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Warhawk Weekly 1-19: Welcome Week; Sentinel Testing program

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Enjoy food and more during Welcome Week

Start your Spring 2021 semester off right by enjoying free food, games, giveaways, and more during Warhawk Welcome Weeks.

On Wednesday, the first day of classes, enjoy Grab-and-Go breakfast, courtesy of Student Affairs, from 7:45 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. on The Quad. Join Student Affairs again at noon on The Quad to make your own tie dye face mask.

On Thursday, Student Affairs will serve up free BurgerFi for lunch from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Taylor Center and on The Quad.

Next week, make sure to join Winterfest on the Quad on Jan. 25 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. for a photo booth, games and prizes, and lunch. Then, on Jan. 26, there will be another chance to tie dye for Tie-Dye T-Shirt Tuesday! Join Student Affairs on the Quad from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Get the full schedule of upcoming events:

Enroll in Sentinel Testing program

You can help “Protect Your Nest” by enrolling in the Sentinel Testing Program.

Open to all AUM students and employees, the random Sentinel Testing Program identifies potential asymptomatic cases of COVID-19 and provides an extra layer of protection for roommates, friends, professors, staff members, and family members with whom you may interact. Testing will take place twice a week.

Create an account through the Verily platform.

Pick up your campus parking permit

AUM parking decals can be picked up at the Campus Police office Monday-Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Students and employees who do not already have a parking permit can register online or receive assistance at the Campus Police office.

Register your vehicle and reserve your permit:

Tutoring sessions available for Core History students

Students enrolled in Core History courses during the Spring 2021 semester can take advantage of several tutoring sessions via Zoom. Faculty members will lead sessions on such topics as understanding and retaining historical knowledge, writing an effective essay, and developing effective study habits.

The full schedule includes:

“How to Succeed in Your History Class” – Wednesday, January 27 – 8 a.m. – Dr. Lee A. Farrow


“How to Read for Your History Class” – Friday, January 29 – 2 p.m. – Dr. Michael Burger


“How to Write Good Flashcards” – Wednesday, February 3 – 8 a.m. – Dr. Lee A. Farrow


“Understanding and Retaining History Content” – Thursday, February 4 – 6 p.m. – Dr. Wyatt Wells


“How to Write a Short Answer” – Wednesday, February 10 – 8 a.m. – Dr. Lee A. Farrow


“Flashcard Friday” – Friday, February 12 – 3-4 p.m. – Dr. Steve Gish


“How to Write an Essay” – Wednesday, February 17 – 11 a.m. – Dr. Lee A. Farrow


“Flashcard Friday” – Friday, February 19 – 2:30-3:30 p.m. – Dr. Qiang Zhai


“How to Write an Essay” – Wednesday, February 24 – 8 a.m. – Ms. Samantha McNeilly

AUM Wellness offering virtual and live group fit classes

If any of your New Year’s resolutions are fitness-related, the AUM Wellness Center has you covered with a variety of group fitness class offerings in January.

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Classes held January 4-15 will be held virtually through Zoom. In-person classes will begin on Tuesday, Jan. 19. “Live” classes are only available for students.

Masks and social distancing will be observed in all in-person classes. Register for in-person classes through the IM Leagues website. Space is limited.

The full schedule of January classes is below. Classes that will only be offered in-person beginning on January 19 are denoted with an asterisk:


10 a.m. – Low Down Take Down with Erin
12:35 p.m. – Midday Yoga with Lisa
5:30 p.m. – Dynamic Yoga with Velvet*
5:45 p.m. – Aqua Zumba with Leigh Anne*
6:30 p.m. – Kettleballs AMPD & Grind with Angel*



10 a.m. – Bike, Box, Strength Training with Leigh Anne*
11 a.m. – Stretch, Strength & Stability with Mel
3 p.m. – Zumba Toning & Zumba with Monette
5:30 p.m. – Queenax Bootcamp with Rachel*
5:45 p.m. – Belly Dance Fitness & Pilates with Velvet*
6:30 p.m. – Jungle Body Konga with Angel*



10 a.m. – Arms & Abs with Brenda
11 a.m. – Yoga with Rebecca
12:30 p.m. – Body Barre with Angel
5:45 p.m. – Pilates with Sonya*
6:05 p.m. – Zumba with Leigh Anne*



10 a.m. – Bike, Box, Strength Training with Leigh Anne*
11 a.m. – Stretch, Strength & Stability with Mel
3 p.m. – Zumba with Monette
4 p.m. – Active Yoga with Angel*
5:30 p.m. – Meta Fit with Teresa*
5:45 p.m. – Aqua Fitness with Susan*



11 a.m. – Jungle Body & Kettleballs AMPD with Angel
12:30 p.m. – Pilates with Angel

Get ready for the Career Workshop Series

The Career Development Center will offer a Career Workshop Series during the Spring 2021 semester that will cover a variety of topics, including expectations for student employees, identifying workplace mentors, professionalism in a virtual workplace, effective cover letters, managing job search anxiety, and understanding work ethic.

The series will begin with the session “Expectations for Student Employees” on Wednesday, Feb. 10. More information on start times for each series event will be shared in the near future. Students can register for each event through the Handshake app.

The full calendar includes:

Wednesday, Feb. 10
Expectations for Student Employees

What does it mean to be a student employee at AUM?  This workshop will examine some of the expectations the university has for its student employee workforce, and share best practices for how students can use this experience to prepare for their future careers.

Wednesday, Feb. 24
Finding a Workplace Mentor

Mentorships can be a great resource for navigating the workplace and growing professionally.  This workshop will discuss ways to discover and build relationships with workplace mentors.

Wednesday, March 3
Work Ethic: What Does it Mean?

Strong work ethic is something that is mentioned a lot, but can sometimes be a confusing subject.  This workshop will define work ethic, provide basic principles for ethical behavior in the workplace and some best practices for demonstrating your work ethic.

Wednesday, March 17
Professionalism in the Virtual Workplace

Remote working has changed the dynamic of the workplace, allowing some flexibility surrounding traditional office etiquette, while introducing new issues.  Understand the concepts central to virtual workplace professionalism and how to avoid missteps.

Wednesday, April 14
Cover Letters Made Simple

Sometimes a great cover letter can make all the difference in your job search.  This workshop will discuss simple ways to connect your value to employers in a way that enhances your knowledge and skills.

Wednesday, April 28
Coping with Job Search Anxiety

Even for confident people, searching for a job can be a stressful process.  This workshop will provide strategies for coping with the stress of the job search and overcoming personal obstacles along the way.

Beat the lines with online shopping

Beat the lines. Get your books and other supplies for the Spring 2021 semester without worrying about standing in line.

The AUM Bookstore has simplified your shopping process. Place your orders online at:

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