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Warhawk Weekly 9–3: Toussaint draws Twitter interest; Get hyped for Division II

Warhawk Weekly 9–3: Toussaint draws Twitter interest; Get hyped for Division II

NEWS

  • Warhawk Spotlight: Toussaint’s med school journey draws Twitter interest
  • Get hyped for Division II athletics!
  • Flu vaccines available at Student Health Services
  • SWOT Team accepting applications
  • Career Development Center offers portable expertise
  • Submit nominations for AUM Athletics Hall of Fame
  • Ride with AUM Pride
  • Sign up for AUM texts!

EVENTS

  • Support AUM Athletics!
  • School of Accountancy networking event & meet with KPMG
  • Zeta Tau Alpha Chapter Meeting
  • CLASS Convocation
  • This Week in Career
  • Strategies to Engage the College Learner
  • Diversity Candy Shop
  • AKA Swipe them Visa’s or Not
  • NAACP General Body Meeting
  • Dance Break BINGO
  • Behind the Filter
  • Join us for the last Blue Jean Ball
  • Strike up the fun at Young Alumni Mixer

NEWS

Warhawk Spotlight: Toussaint’s med school journey draws Twitter interest

Recent Auburn University at Montgomery graduate Felix Toussaint shared news of his acceptance into medical school on Twitter and received a response far beyond his expectations – more than 8 million views, 210,000 likes and 11,500 re-Tweets as well as access to a global network of surgeons, physicians, nurses and health care administrators.

Read more about Toussaint in the AUM Pressroom.

Get hyped for NCAA Division II athletics!

Join AUM Athletics for a Hype Event to celebrate the Warhawks’ first season as a full-fledged member of NCAA Division II. Meet student-athletes and coaches from all sports Wednesday, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Taylor Center.

Flu vaccines available at Student Health Services

Protect yourself against the flu this season. A limited number of vaccines are now available in Student Health Services for students, faculty, staff and dependents. Vaccines are administered Monday-Friday, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. No appointments are necessary. There is no co-pay for BlueCross and Blue Shield cardholders. For all others, the cost is $25.

SWOT Team accepting applications

Have you ever wanted to work in a fun, fast-paced environment? Do you love AUM? Well, the SWOT Team is perfect for you! The Successful Warhawks Orientation and Transitions Team is now accepting application for the 2019-2020 orientation team until September 30. The SWOT Team helps with the  planning and execution of orientation sessions throughout the year to ensure that new students become acclimated to campus and successfully transition into college life.

Interviews will be held October 7-11. Once interviews are completed, 40 members plus 5 alternates will be selected and begin preparing for orientation immediately.

SWOT Team is a yearlong commitment and includes many dates throughout the summer. The SWOT Team also holds weekly trainings on Fridays during both Fall and Spring semesters.

Please stop by the SWOT Team recruiting table on September 5, 10, and 17 from 12-1, in front of the AUMazing Bean. If you have any questions, please contact Doris Willis at dwillis2@aum.edu.

Career Development Center offers portable expertise

The Career Development Center is willing to bring its expertise on job searches, interview preparation, resume development and other topics to classrooms, student organizations and alumni groups. All you have to do is ask.

The center has created a new Presentation Request form that students, faculty, staff, alumni can use to request career development presentations from Career Development Center staff and employer partners. Simply complete the online request form, and the Career Development Center team will contact you to arrange a date and time that are convenient for you.

Submit nominations for AUM Athletics Hall of Fame

AUM’s Department of Athletics seeks nominations for its Hall of Fame class for 2019.

The Hall of Fame is open to former student-athletes, coaches and other individuals who have made significant contributions to the success of AUM Athletics. The nomination deadline is Friday, Oct. 4 Nominations may be submitted by completing an online form. Contact Assistant Director of Athletics for External Relations Tim Lutz will questions.

Learn more about the selection criteria for Hall of Fame inclusion.

Ride with AUM Pride

Students, faculty and staff can ride with AUM pride while supporting student scholarships by purchasing a new Auburn University at Montgomery license plate. Faculty and staff will only pay a $5 administrative fee for reserved parking if they purchase or have purchased an AUM license plate. Faculty and staff who have never registered for a reserved parking hangtag will receive their first at no charge when presenting a copy of their AUM license plate tag receipt.

During each successive decal registration period, faculty and staff members who renew their AUM license plate will continue to only pay the $5 administrative fee.

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!

EVENTS

Support AUM Athletics!

Men’s Soccer vs. Palm Beach Atlantic University
Sat., Sept. 7 | 7 p.m.

Women’s Soccer vs. Newberry College
Sun., Sept. 8 | 1 p.m.

Men’s Soccer vs. Webber International University (Fla.)
Mon., Sept. 9 | 7 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Erskine College
Tues., Sept. 10 | 4 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball vs. Huntingdon College
Tues., Sept. 10 | 6 p.m.

School of Accountancy networking event & meet with KPMG

Thurs., Sept. 5 | 4:30, 6:30 p.m. | Taylor Center 230, 223 | Undergraduate/Graduate Accounting Majors only

Zeta Tau Alpha Chapter Meeting

Thurs., Sept. 5 | 8:05 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 112

CLASS Convocation

Mon., Sept. 9 | 8 a.m. | Taylor Center 221–222

This Week in Career

The Career Development Center wants to make sure all members of the AUM Community are aware of services, programs, and activities happening to educate, empower, and create opportunities for all Warhawks to achieve individual professional success.

Please stop by the Career table every Monday this Fall beginning Sept. 9 to visit with the Center representatives and learn more about our exciting initiatives!

Mon., Sept. 9 | 11:30 a.m. | In front of the AUMazing Bean

Strategies to Engage the College Learner

This is a course for the FDI Fall 2019 training. Dr. Brooke Burks will be presenting.

Tues., Sept. 10 | 3:30 p.m. | In front of the AUMazing Bean

AKA Swipe them Visa’s or Not

Tues., Sept. 10 | 5 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 112

Diversity Candy Shop

Tues., Sept. 10 | 3:30 p.m. | Goodwyn Breezeway

NAACP General Body Meeting

Tues., Sept. 10 | 5 p.m. | Taylor Center 223

Dance Break BINGO

If you like dancing, music, BINGO, and winning awesome prizes, Dance Break BINGO is the event for you! At Dance Break, all students can play BINGO but those who are willing to show off their best dance moves get additional chances to win. Join Housing and Residence Life for food, prizes and tons of fun!

Tues., Sept. 10 | 7 p.m. | Lawn next to Plum Place

Join us for the last Blue Jean Ball

This will be the final Blue Jean Ball and your last chance to attend at Pat Dye’s Crooked Oaks Lodge. Bruce Pearl and Pat Dye will emcee our live auction. Proceeds will benefit AUM and AU Schools of Nursing students.You can purchase tickets or a table online today!

The event will be held Fri., 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

Behind the Filter

Body image is influenced by many factors. With Instagram, Snapchat, and other social media sites, it is easy to be misled, which can affect how you view and treat your body. At “Behind the Filter,” you will learn how to improve your body image, set intentions to treat your body well, and obtain resources on how to take a holistic approach to your body image. Stop by for your interactive activities and to join our social media campaign! #behindthefilter

Wed., Sept. 11 | 2–4 p.m. | Taylor Center 219
Thurs., Sept. 12 | Noon–2 p.m. | Taylor Center 219

Strike up the fun at Young Alumni Mixer

Strike up some fun with AUM’s Young Alumni. Roll on over, there’s no time to spare. We’re going bowling, with food and drinks to share!

For more information, please email Serra Bilgili or call 334-244-3567.

Thurs., Sept. 19 | 6–8 p.m. | Bowlero Montgomery

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