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Warhawk Weekly 1–9: AUM ranks among best; Weeks of WOW welcomes students










AUM ranked by U.S. News & World Report

The U.S. News & World Report recognized AUM’s overall online bachelor degree offerings and its education graduate programs. AUM earned a slot among the 2018 Best Online Bachelor’s Programs (#210), and among the discipline-specific ranking of online graduate degrees in Education (#168).


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Weeks of WOW welcomes students back

Welcome back Warhawks! Don’t forget to check out the awesome events during the Weeks of WOW!

Tuesday, Jan. 9
Finger Painting and Hot Fudge Sundaes | 11:30 a.m.–1 p.m. | Taylor Center 230
That’s Not Sisterhood/Brotherhood | 5:22 p.m. | Taylor Center 230

Wednesday, Jan. 10
Welcome Back Grab N’ Go Breakfast | 8–10 a.m. | Taylor Center 230
Warm Up with the AUM Library | 11 a.m.–1 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall and Library Lobbies
Power Hour with Campus Activities Board | Noon–1 p.m. | Taylor Center 230

Thursday, Jan. 11
Welcome Back Grab N’ Go Breakfast | 8–10 a.m. | Taylor Center 230
Money Talks, Bills Knock: Understanding Student Finances | 9–10 a.m. | Taylor Center 230
Hot Chocolate with Delta Zeta | 10:30 a.m.–2:30 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall Lobby


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Homecoming 2018 approaches

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!

Friday, Jan. 26
Alumni Homecoming Celebration | 6:30–9 p.m. | Taylor Center 221–223
Student Pep Rally and Bonfire | 7–9 p.m.
Fireworks | 9 p.m.

Saturday, Jan. 27
Homecoming Day Tailgate | 11 a.m.–2 p.m.
Women’s Basketball vs West Alabama | 2 p.m.
Men’s Basketball vs West Alabama | 4 p.m.


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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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Scaleback Alabama is here

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

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. 2226 from 8 a.m.–5 p.m. and then weigh out between Apr. 26 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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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 to Add Classes | Thu., Jan. 11
Registration Cancellation | Fri., Jan. 12
No Classes | Mon., Jan. 15–Tue., Jan. 16
Classes Resume | Wed., Jan 17


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Hot Topics Café: Broke AF

Hot Topics Cafe.jpgThe holidays are over and, admit it, your wallet is looking pretty sad. Being broke is no joke, and Housing and Residence Life is here for you. Join us for a candid conversation about money, capitalism, and how to make it as a college student in America.

Wed., Jan. 17 | 7 p.m. | The Landing (in the Nest)


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AUM Athletics needs you!

college_0.jpgThe 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.

Make 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:

  • Mon., Jan. 15 | vs. University of North Alabama
  • 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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Martin Luther King Jr. Reflections Breakfast

MLK Jr_.jpgJoin the AUM Office of Diversity and Inclusion with featured speaker Montgomery County Probate Judge Steven L. Reed for the Martin Luther King Jr. Reflections Breakfast.

The deadline to reserve your seat is today! RSVP to [email protected].

Tue., Jan. 16 | 8:30 a.m. | Taylor Center 221–223


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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.

jan.-business_0.jpgRegistration is required.

Phil 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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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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