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Warhawk Weekly 1–23: Homecoming 2018 is here; Scaleback Alabama continues









Homecoming 2018 is here!

The Homecoming 2018 schedule is now available. Keep up to date — and learn about the Chancellor’s Cup competition and Homecoming Court — on the Homecoming 2018 webpage!

homecoming_0.jpgTuesday, Jan. 23
Trivia Extravaganza | Noon–1:30 p.m. | Warhawk Alley
Comedy Show with Morgan Jay | 7:45 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 109

Wednesday, Jan. 24
“Give Back” to AUM –– Day of Service | 7 a.m.–3 p.m. | Check in at Warhawk Alley
Mid-week Mixer | 5:30 p.m. | Blackfinn Ameripub

Thursday, Jan. 25
Homecoming Court Voting | 8 a.m.–11:59 p.m. | Online at MyAUM
Superhero Night: Women’s and Men’s Basketball Games | 6–10 p.m. | AUM Athletic Complex

Friday, Jan. 26
Alumni Homecoming Celebration | 6:30–9 p.m. | Taylor Center 221–223
Student Pep Rally and Bonfire | 6–10 p.m. | Behind the Library Tower

Saturday, Jan. 27
Homecoming Day Tailgate | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. | AUM Athletic Complex
Women’s Basketball vs. West Alabama | 2 p.m.
Men’s Basketball vs. West Alabama | 4 p.m.


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Scaleback Alabama continues

Make 2018 the year of YOU! The Wellness Center will help you get started and keep you motivated through the 9 weeks of Scaleback Alabama.

In order to participate you must:

  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Live in Alabama or work for an Alabama-based company
  • Be on a team of 2 individuals
  • Register online or visit an official weigh-in site

Scale Back Alabama.jpgThe Wellness Center will be a private weigh-in site for AUM students and employees. Your team must register and weigh in between Jan. 22–26 from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. and then weigh out between Apr. 2–6 from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. in the AUM Wellness Center. You do not have to be a member of the Wellness Center to gain access to weigh-in; however, with a signed membership agreement and guess pass you will be allowed 9 weeks of access as a non-AUM Wellness Center member employee.

The Wellness Center is offering an AUMazing prize of its own…a one-year membership will be given to the team selected in a random drawing if both team members each lose 10 pounds. Your team may be composed of individuals outside of campus, but they will only be eligible for prizes awarded by Scaleback Alabama.

Visit for further information and guidelines on Scaleback Alabama, and don’t forget to check out the AUM Wellness Center fitness schedule for classes to help you lose those 10 pounds!


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Mixed Media Sculpture Exhibition

The Department of Fine Arts will be hosting Annie B. Campbell’s Mixed Media Sculpture Exhibition in Goodwyn Gallery in the Fine Arts Department. The exhibition opens Jan. 29 and will be on display through Mar. 23


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Business Breakfast series continues

OutReach at Auburn University at Montgomery’s Business Breakfast series begins Oct. 3. Each breakfast lecture is $30 for AUM students and employees or $35 for general admission. Tables of 8 can be reserved at a discounted rate for AUM departments.

Registration is required.

jan.-business_0.jpgPhil Bush, Director of MavRen Marketing and Sales

Tue., Jan. 23 | 7:30–9 a.m. | Wynlakes Golf & Country Club

Peggy Brockman, Author, inspirational speaker and business coach

Tue., Feb. 27 | 7:30–9 a.m. | The Marriott Legends at Capitol Hill

William Espey, Branding Visionary for Chipotle Mexican Grill

Tue., Mar. 20 | 7:30–9 a.m. | Wynlakes Golf & Country Club


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Housing Game Show Network

Valentine’s Day is around the corner, but if you don’t have a date yet, don’t worry! Housing and Residence Life is here to help!

Join us for the Housing Game Show Network, which uses dating-style TV shows — like The Dating Game — to help our lucky participants find the one they’ve been look for — or maybe just a nice Valentine’s Day date.

Tue., Jan. 23 | 7 p.m. | The Landing (in the Nest)


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nosferatu.jpgAUM Connected: Nosferatu showing

Are you reading Dracula? Then, don’t miss the 1922 unauthorized film adaptation Nosferatu with an introduction by Dr. Darren Harris-Fain from the English & Philosophy department.

Thu., Jan. 25 | 6 p.m. | Library Tower, 10th floor East


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Monthly Community Service: Family Sunshine Center

Family Sunshien Center.jpgA brand new year is a brand new opportunity to show some love to families in need in the River Region.

Join Housing and Residence Life as they volunteer at the Family Sunshine Center. Lunch and transportation is provided, you just need to provide your smile and service!

Fri., Jan. 26 | 9:30 a.m. | Meet in the Nest


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Keep up with class updates!

Check out the Academic Calendar to make sure you are up to date with any campus-wide class updates.

Last Day for 50% Refund | Wed., Jan. 31


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Join Intramurals!

Interested in competing with your friends? Register and join your teams for intramurals! For more information visit the AUM IMLeagues homepage, or contact 334-315-3211.

Basketball Season | Jan. 17–Feb. 22

Soccer Season | Jan. 21–Mar. 4

Water Polo Registration | Dec. 13–Jan. 27
Water Polo Season | Jan. 29–Feb. 28

Pickleball Registration | Feb. 5–Feb. 22
Pickleball Season | Feb. 26–Mar. 29

Tennis Registration | Feb. 26–Mar. 19
Tennis Season | Mar. 20–Apr. 19

Softball Registration | Mar. 5–Mar. 22
Softball Season | Mar. 25–Apr. 29

Sand Volleyball Registration | Mar. 5–Mar. 26
Sand Volleyball Season | Mar. 27–Apr. 19


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Don’t Forget to Submit Your Art

The Confucius Institute is hosting the Chinese New Year Art Contest that celebrates the Year of the Dog. The contest is open to any elementary, middle or high school student, as well as any college student. Artwork must be submitted by Feb. 5, 2018, with judging and awards taking place at the AUM Confucius Institute’s Chinese New Year Celebration on Feb. 16, 2018.

More information on the rules and submission is available online.


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#AUMDayofGiving is almost here

Auburn University of Montgomery will host #AUMDayofGiving, as a special 24-hour fundraising initiative, on Feb. 14.

day_of_giving.jpgOn this day, AUM will highlight many projects and programs from the colleges and departments seeking private support. A social media based initiative, AUM has ambassadors from all areas of the campus that will be utilizing their personal social media accounts, as well as the official AUM Facebook pages, Twitter and Instagram accounts to promote the AUM projects.

Please like and share with others so that we can share the news about all the amazing programs and projects happing on our campus!


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Faculty – AUM Athletics needs you!

The AUM Department of Athletics and the Intercollegiate Athletics Committee have partnered to create the AUM College Competition, a competition between campus colleges and departments to increase attendance of faculty and staff at home sporting events.

college_0.jpgMake sure to sign-in when you arrive at the games so that the points are counted for your respective college!

The women’s basketball games all begin at 6 p.m. with the men’s basketball team following at 8 p.m. for the following games:

  • Thu., Feb. 22 | vs. University of West Georgia

Admission is free to all faculty and staff and children under 12. Family members of faculty and staff are $3.


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Grad students – Apply for scholarships today!

The Auburn University at Montgomery Alumni Association is now accepting applications for the 2018-19 Graduate Study Merit Scholarships through March 1.

To be eligible for the scholarships, students must:

  • Be fully admitted to an AUM graduate program
  • Have completed at least 9 hours of graduate study
  • Have a current GPA of 3.4 or higher

A completed application will include, among other things, two letters of support (preferably from AUM faculty or staff), a 250-word essay on career objectives and a current resume. Applicants will be notified of their award status by mail.

Interested students can email [email protected] for an application or find them here.


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