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Warhawk Weekly 5–7: AUM celebrates spring grads; text updates now available

Warhawk Weekly 5–7: AUM celebrates spring grads; text updates now available


  • Briddell offers inspiration for more than 400 spring graduates
  • Road, parking re-striping begins May 15
  • AUM Athletics offers variety of sports camps
  • Sign up for AUM texts!
  • Public administration graduate earns Local Government Management Fellowship
  • Filibuster has open jobs for students
  • Alumni Riverboat Cruise
  • Summer payment plans open for May and Summer
  • Student satisfaction survey
  • Summer ACT Test Prep
  • Regional Summer Academy –– STEM for high schoolers
  • Apply for Summer Graduation!


  • Maymester classes begin
  • Undergraduate Student Orientation
  • Maymester classes end


Briddell offers inspiration for more than 400 graduates

Michael Briddell, director of public information and external affairs for the City of Montgomery, encouraged more than 400 spring 2019 graduates to leverage their “talent, tenacity, IQ and intellect” for the good of society during a pair of commencement ceremonies on Saturday.

Briddell also encouraged graduates to exhibit gratitude and to thank those who contributed to their educational success, including family members and professors.

Roadway, parking re-striping begins May 15

Beginning Wed., May 15, students, employees and visitors to campus may experience minor traffic delays due to asphalt re-striping of campus roadways and parking lots. Alexander Sealcoating will begin re-striping centerlines and edge lines. Maintenance work will also take place around all crosswalks, stop bars and arrows. The areas marked in red on the accompanying map will be re-striped. All parking lots marked in red will need to remain empty of vehicles while re-striping takes place.


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-August1, 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!

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Public administration graduate earns fellowship

Shenicka Hohenkirk, a 2018 public administration graduate, earned one of the International City/County Management Association’s 2019 Local Governmental Management Fellowships. She will work for the City of Evanston, Ill., after earning the competitive fellowship aimed at helping recent public administration and public policy graduates earn experience in full-time management-track local government positions. Read more.

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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 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 through May 14.

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

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 begin

Courses for the 2019 Maymester begin.

Mon., May 13

Undergraduate Student Orientation

Incoming undergraduate students can learn about AUM’s academic programs, services and traditions, as well as register for classes and connect with fellow classmates.

Fri., May 17 | 8 a.m. | The Café at AUM

Maymester classes end

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

Thurs., May 23

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