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Warhawk Weekly 4–30: Grad Preview Night; Briddell to speak at commencement

Warhawk Weekly 4–30: Grad Preview Night; Briddell to speak at commencement


  • Grad Preview Night – Tonight!
  • Briddell welcomed as commencement speaker
  • Sign up for AUM texts!
  • Public administration grad earns fellowship
  • Summer ACT Test Prep
  • Summer payment plans open for May and Summer
  • Student satisfaction survey
  • Regional Summer Academy –– STEM Camp for high schoolers
  • Apply for Summer Graduation!


  • Mindfulness
  • Alumni Night at Shakespeare Festival
  • Spring 2019 Commencement

Grad Preview Night – Tonight!

If you’re ready to start building the next phase of your career or considering changing careers, it’s time to begin a master’s degree. Grad School Preview will give you the opportunity to identify the best graduate program for your field and your future — and for your professional timeline.

At preview night you can have the grad school application fee waived, get on-site decisions (you must bring your transcript and test scores), and have all of your questions answered by the professionals.

For more information, please visit

Tues., Apr. 30 | 5–7 p.m. | Taylor Center 221–223

Briddell welcomed as commencement speaker

AUM welcomes City of Montgomery Director of Public Information and External Affairs Michael Briddell as its spring 2019 commencement speaker on Sat., May 4.

To read more about Briddell and commencement, please visit the AUM Pressroom.

Michael Briddell wearing a suit and tie

Sign up for AUM texts!

You’re a busy Warhawk –– we know! Now you can get info on campus events, important dates and deadlines and more texted right to your phone.


Sign up now for AUM Texts!

Public administration grad earns fellowship

Labor contracts, proposed development of a townhome complex, naming rights for a new community center and an increase of a city debt limit were among more than 900 pages of meeting material aldermen in Evanston, Ill., recently waded through in preparation for a city council meeting.

Such “light” reading will become the norm for AUM alumna Shenicka Hohenkirk as one of the International City/County Management Association’s 2019 Local Governmental Management Fellows.

To read more about Hohenkirk and the Local Government Management Fellowship, please visit the AUM Pressroom.

a woman smiling for the camera

Get a jump on ACT Test Prep

AUM Continuing Education and Community Engagement offers ACT Test Prep courses throughout the year for those who wish to improve their ACT scores, or prepare for the exam. The next upcoming ACT Test Prep classes start in June. Classes meet from 6-8 p.m., Mondays through Thursdays.

For a complete review of all subjects, the cost is $309 or it is $119 for individual reviews of one subject. There is a $20-off discount to AUM faculty and staff; use coupon code AUDISC19.

Please make sure to register online.

Summer payment plans just in time for Maymester and Summer Semester

Registration is open for AUM’s summer courses, and payment plans make it easier to spread the cost. Payment plans make paying for classes easier by breaking the cost into smaller payments. Summer 2019 payment plan options are open now.

3-Month Plan: 1st installment is 35% of actual charges; plan enrollment is April 16–May 13.
2-Month Plan: 1st installment is 50% of actual charges; plan enrollment is May 14–June 3.

Haven’t started your summer registrations yet? Log into MyAUM and search for summer courses. If you don’t see the course you want or need, let us know at


For more information, please visit or call 334-244-3286.

Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Survey

The Office of Institutional Effectiveness is conducting a campus-wide survey. The Noel-Levitz Student Satisfaction Survey will be emailed to all students. The survey will be open from April 8 through May 14.

If you have any questions, please email John Glasscock or call 334-244-3919.

Regional Summer Academy — STEM Camp for high schoolers

The Greater Alabama Black Belt Regional Louis Stokes Alliance Minority STEM Summer Academy is an exciting 5-day overnight summer academy that helps rising 11th and 12th graders get ahead, experience, and learn STEM influenced English, Mathematics, and Physical Science. This academy is a great way to prepare for the ACT, as well as, get valuable time management, study skills, financial aid, and library resources.

There are only 20 slots available so apply today! The academy is free for qualifying students, with the exception of transportation to campus and home. Housing and all meals are included.

For more information and to apply for the academy, please visit If you have questions, please email Dr. Matt Ragland or call 334-244-3138.

Apply for Summer Graduation!

If you plan to graduate this summer, please apply online through the MyAUM portal until June 14.

If you have any questions, please email [email protected] or visit


Your mind has a big responsibility in your holistic health and well-being. Breaking down the processes of your mind and learning how you are the way you are helps you to take an active role in your well-being. Mindfulness teaches you how to increase your awareness of your mental processes and reduces the feeling of being overwhelmed by life.

Learn to live a mindful life by joining Counseling & Health Promotion Services on Wednesdays. Contact CHPS to learn more about this weekly event at [email protected] or 334-244-3469.

Wed., May 1 | 3:30 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 110

Alumni Night at Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Alumni Night at ASF will feature Steel Magnolias, a hilarious and heartwarming story of six Southern women who gather and gossip at the local beauty parlor. With wit, warmth, and intelligence, they rise to meet whatever challenges life sends their way.

The production will feature a live music pre-show performance.

Tickets for Alumni Association members are $15 and $30 for non-members. There is a limit of 2 tickets per order. Tickets can be purchased online. For more information, please email Serra Bilgili or call 334-244-3369.

Wed., May 1 | 7 p.m. | Alabama Shakespeare Festival

Spring 2019 Commencement

Celebrate our Spring 2019 graduates at commencement!

The 10 a.m. commencement session will feature graduates of the College of Business and the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. The 2 p.m. session will celebrate graduates of the Colleges of Education, Nursing and Health Sciences, and Sciences.

The commencement speaker will be Michael Briddell, Director of Public Information and External Affairs for the City of Montgomery.

Sat., May 4 | 10 a.m., 2 p.m. | Athletics Complex

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