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Warhawk Weekly 6-18: Shred Fest spotlights data security; Reader’s Choice Awards

Warhawk Weekly 6-18: Shred Fest spotlights data security; Reader’s Choice Awards


  • Information Technology Services hosts Shred Fest
  • Reader’s Choice Awards
  • First half term Curtiss Course Critiques open
  • College of Nursing & Health Sciences hosts high school campers
  • AUM Athletics offers variety of sports camps
  • Apply for Fall Graduation!
  • Alumni Board of Directors accepting nominations
  • Nominations open for Alumni Professorship
  • Sign up for AUM texts!


  • Yard Games
  • Mindfulness
  • Hammocking “Hang Time”
  • Likes and Lemonade
  • Cool Strokes
  • Save the Date: Blue Jean Ball


ITS hosts Shred Fest on June 25

AUM’s Information Technology Services office will host Shred Fest in the Quad on Tues., June 25, from 10 a.m. to noon. Faculty and staff are encouraged to bring old documents for destruction. ITS will provide locked shred bins and secure storage for departments to destroy hold documents that are no longer needed.

Before permanently destroying any data, review the Records Retention and Disposal Instructions found on the AUM library website. If you have questions about what items you must keep and which you can delete, contact Samantha McNeilly at [email protected]. Departments with more than 10 banker’s boxes of documents to destroy should contact ITS in advance.

Departments will also have the opportunity to surplus small electronics, as well as boxes of cables with ITS. A surplus crew will be on-site at Shred Fest to assist in completing the necessary forms. If you have questions, contact Tobias Mense at [email protected] or Sue McCarron at [email protected].

Reader’s Choice Awards

Voting opened today for the Montgomery Advertiser’s Reader’s Choice Awards and ends July 7.

Cast your vote for AUM as the best college/university in Montgomery and Autauga/Elmore.

First half term Curtiss Course Critiques open

The first half term Curtiss Course Critiques run until June 25.

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College of Nursing & Health Sciences hosts high school campers

The College of Nursing & Health Sciences recently hosted high school students from the Southeast Alabama Area Health Education Center’s Discovery MedCamp for a daylong visit. Campers explored potential educational and professional pathways in health care within nursing, communication disorders and medical laboratory sciences. Read more

AUM Athletics offers sports camps

AUM Athletics will offer summer camps for volleyball, boys’ basketball and softball.

Coach Cheaney’s Basketball Academy will feature boy’s basketball camps for students in grades 1-11 July 29-August 1. Learn more at

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

The Marty Lovrich Baseball Camps will be held July 8, 9 and 10 and is open to players ages 5–15. The cost of the camp is $125. Learn more at

Apply for Fall Graduation!

If you plan to graduate this fall, please apply online through the MyAUM portal until August 30.

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

Alumni Board of Directors accepting nominations

Are you passionate about AUM? Do you want to make a difference? Are you willing to be a leader in the AUM Alumni Association? We invite you to apply for a position on the AUM Alumni Board of Directors.

As the advisory board to the Auburn University at Montgomery Alumni Association, the Alumni Board seeks candidates who are proven leaders, have demonstrated service to the AUM alumni family, are experienced in working in a collaborative environment, and are committed to serving as AUM ambassadors in their communities.

Nominations for the 2020-21 Alumni Board are due August 1. For more information about the AUM Alumni Association Board of Directors, or to submit a nomination, please visit

Nominations open for Alumni Professorship

The AUM Alumni Association sponsors an Alumni Professorship to recognize outstanding AUM faculty who best exemplify excellence in teaching, research, scholarly and creative accomplishments, and service.

Current AUM faculty members who have at least 10 years of full-time service at AUM are eligible for this honor. Alumni Professorship recipients will serve a three-year, non-renewable term and receive an annual salary supplement of $2,500.

For more information about this award, or to submit a nomination, please visit

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Yard Games

Every now and then healthy competition is good for you. Make your way to the Quad to enjoy some jumbo yard games. In the event of inclement weather, we will move inside to the AUMazing Bean Coffee Shop area.

Wed., June 19 | 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | The Quad


Improve self-worth and confidence. Reduce anxiety and depression. Become less overwhelmed by life. Learn to live mindfully.

Learn to live a Mindful Life by joining Counseling & Health Promotion Services on Wednesdays through the summer semester. Email Counseling & Health Promotion Services to learn more about this weekly event.

Wed., June 21 – Wed., July 24 | 2–3 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 110

Hammocking “Hang Time”

Have some time in between classes? Need a fun relaxing space to chill out? Come “Hang Out” with the Office of Student Involvement and Leadership Programs in the Quad. There will be hammocks available or feel free to bring your own to meet new friends here at AUM. Also, find out different ways to get involved here at AUM.

Mon., June 24 | 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | The Quad

Likes and Lemonade

Cool off with a glass of lemonade and learn more about self-esteem. The counselors and interns of Counseling and Health Promotion Services will be available to assess your self-esteem level and provide you with resources to help yours improve.

Wed., June 26 | Noon–1 p.m. | Taylor Center lobby

Cool Strokes

Join Housing & Residence Life for a cool night of artistic expression at Cool Strokes. All supplies will be provided and snow cones will be served. We hope to see you there!

Wed., Juky 10 | 7 p.m. | Plum Place Lawn

Save the Date: Blue Jean Ball

Make plans to attend the 19th Annual Blue Jean Ball, “Riding into the Sunset” at Pat Dye’s Crooked Oaks Hunting Lodge in Notasulga, AL. The event benefits the AUM School of Nursing and the Auburn University School of Nursing.

The event will be held Fr., Sept. 13 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information, please email Marie Harrington or call 334-244-3596.

Fri., Sept. 13 | 6–10 p.m. | Crooked Oaks Hunting Lodge

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