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Warhawk Weekly 5-21: Facility improvements; AUM sports camps

Warhawk Weekly 5-21: Facility improvements; AUM sports camps


  • Roofing work begins on Taylor Center, Admin Building
  • THAT Literary Review now available online
  • AUM Athletics offers variety of sports camps
  • Sign up for AUM texts!
  • Filibuster has open jobs for students
  • Alumni Riverboat Cruise
  • Summer payment plans open for Summer
  • Summer ACT Test Prep
  • Regional Summer Academy –– STEM for high schoolers
  • Apply for Summer Graduation!


  • Maymester classes end
  • Student Orientation


Roofing work begins on campus

In an effort to enhance existing facilities, Auburn University at Montgomery recently began phased roofing work for Taylor Center and the Administration Building.

Standard Commercial Roofing and Envelope Solutions began vacuuming and removing a layer of rock ballast, which protects the flat roof surface from moisture and heat, at Taylor Center with expected completion on Wednesday. Vacuuming of the Administration Building roof will take place between Fri., May 24, and Wed., May 29. The process could create periodic, excessive noise disturbances at both locations.

Tear-out of the existing Taylor Center roof and installation of new, modified roofing will begin on Tues., May 28, with expected completion on Fri., June 14. The contractor will also replace 14 Taylor Center roof drains between July 14 and August 9. Tear-out and installation of new roofing, flashing and sheet metal for the Administration Building will take place between Mon., June 17, and Wed., July 17.

If you have questions about the project, contact Chief Campus Services Officer Daryl Morris at 334-244-3295 or [email protected].

THAT Literary Review now available online

The fourth issue of THAT Literary Review, an annual journal assembled by AUM and Huntingdon College students, alumni and faculty, is now available online at and The journal includes poetry, prose and artwork from around the world.

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AUM Athletics offers sports camps

AUM Athletics will offer summer camps for volleyball, boy’s basketball and softball. AUM’s youth volleyball camp for students in grades 2-8 begins will run from June 3-7. There will also be all-skills camps, as well as a variety of specialized camps, for players in grades 9-12. Learn more about the volleyball camps at

Coach Cheaney’s Basketball Academy will feature boy’s basketball camps for students in grades 1-11 June 3-6 and July 29-August 1, as well as an Elite Camp on June 8 for players in grades 9-12. Learn more at

The Eric Newell Softball Camps will feature prospect camps for players in grades 7-12 May 26 and 29, June 13, 17 and 25, and July 2, 3 and 23. Learn more at

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.


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Filibuster seeking editor-in-chief, graphic designer for 2020

Filibuster, AUM’s student-run literary and arts magazine, is looking for a new editor-in-chief and graphic designer for its 2020 issue. The positions begin in the fall 2019 semester and continue into the spring 2020 term. Students will receive a small scholarship as part of their position.

To apply, candidates need to submit both a one-page letter of intent that describes their vision for the magazine and a one-page resume that describes their qualifications for serving the position.

Experience with Adobe In-Design is required for the graphic design position. Experience with In-Design is preferred, but not required for the editor position. All candidates must be enrolled as a full or part-time student during the year to serve in the position, and he or she must maintain a 2.0 grade point average. Applicants should also have completed ENGL 1010 and ENGL 1020.

Candidates can send their required documents as attached Microsoft Word files to Filibuster’s academic advisor, Dr. Robert Klevay. The deadline to apply for the position is May 31.

Alumni Riverboat Cruise

Come down to the river and re-live history, while enjoying a relaxing cruise on Montgomery’s greatest downtown attraction, the Harriott II. Docked beside the uniquely built Riverwalk Amphitheater, this elegant 19th century riverboat is center stage of Montgomery’s entertainment district.

Take in panoramic views, points of interest, and the Captain’s historic narration, as we cruise up the Alabama River.

The riverboat cruise is a one-hour lunch tour. Boarding begins at 11 a.m. A limited number of tickets are available to AUM alumni and their guests through May 23. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased online.

For more information, please email Serra Bilgili or call 334-244-3369.

Summer payment plans just in time for 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.

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.

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.

Regional Summer Academy — STEM 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


Maymester classes end

Courses for the 2019 Maymester end. Final exams will be held the last day of classes.

Thurs., May 23

Student Orientation

Student orientation is a great opportunity for you to learn about AUM’s programs, services, traditions, register for classes, and connect with fellow classmates.

International Orientation
Tues., May 28 | 8 a.m.

Undergraduate Orientation
Wed., May 29 | 8 a.m.
Thurs., May 30  | 8 a.m.
Fri., May 31 | 8 a.m.

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