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Warhawk Weekly 1–15: Nominations for Diversity Awards; Homecoming is almost here!

NEWS

It’s important to maintain our mental health and seek help when we need it.

Contact Counseling and Health Promotion Services (CHPS) if you would like to make an appointment by calling 334-244-3469 or emailing counselingcenter@aum.edu. Visit CHPS in Taylor Center 316 Mon.–Fri. 8:00 a.m.–5 p.m. or visit www.aum.edu/counselingservices for more information.

AUM license plates are now available through the Alabama Department of Revenue. Both numbered and personalized tags are available for purchase. The cost for first-time purchasers is $55 (in addition to your vehicle registration fee), with sale proceeds funding scholarships for AUM students.

The new AUM license plate may be purchased at any time and counts as a charitable contribution. A reserved number series (1AUM – 100AUM) has been set aside for Auburn University at Montgomery students, alumni, faculty and staff and friends.

Reserve your plate online today!

Meet Handshake, the easy-to-use mobile app that will help you find amazing jobs and internships and keep up with the Career Development Center’s events.

Handshake represents the primary recruiting platform for more than 300,000 employers of all shapes and sizes, including every Fortune 500 Company. You can tap into a network of large companies, start-ups and non-profits that spans all 50 states and 165 countries.

What can you do with this app? Pretty much anything.

  • Find potential jobs and internships through Handshake’s search tool. More than 700,000 internship and job opportunities were shared in the last year.
  • Market yourself to employers by creating a professional profile that will help you stand out.
  • Receive personalized career recommendations based on your interests and network to identify new opportunities.

Attention AUM faculty, staff, and students: Scaleback 2019 is on its way! Weigh-ins will begin Jan. 21–25 in the Wellness Center every day from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.

Teams of 2 (no more; no less) are allowed, so grab a friend or co-worker and get ready to shed those 10 pounds each to start of the year of YOU!

Stay tuned for more information.

Civil rights leader and activist Xernona Clayton will be the keynote speaker for the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Breakfast on Tues., Jan. 22 at 9 a.m. in Taylor Center 221–223.

Registration for the event opens Sat., Dec. 15. Reserve your seat by emailing diversity@aum.edu. The event is free and open to the public.

Clayton, who worked closely with King at the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, is a former Turner Broadcasting executive who founded the Trumpet Awards, which highlight the achievements of African-American men and women.

Read more about Clayton in the AUM Pressroom.

Spring 2019 graduation application deadline is Jan. 25. Apply online in MyAUM. If you have any questions, please email records@aum.edu.

AUM’s Office of Diversity & Inclusion is seeking nominations for students, faculty and staff who demonstrate leadership in fostering diversity and inclusion on campus. Nominations are due by today! Please submit nominations online at www.aum.edu/DiversityAwards.

The Diversity Awards recipients will be announced at the Martin Luther King Jr. Legacy Breakfast on Jan. 22.

The Continuing Merit Scholarship application is now available online! The deadline for applications is March 1.

EVENTS

Homecoming is Jan. 26! Make sure you get your Homecoming Court and Chancellor’s Cup info today!

Visit www.aum.edu/homecoming for the most updated schedule and information.

Join our Counseling & Health Promotion Services crew on Tuesday, Jan. 29, at 12 p.m. in Taylor Center 219 for Orange Table Talk, where Auburn University at Montgomery students are free to share their perspectives on a variety of topics. The theme of this session will be “Women Finding Forgiveness.” Other sessions this semester will cover such topics as relationship dynamics and living your “best life.”

Interested in learning more? Contact Counseling and Health Promotions Services at counselingcenter@aum.edu or 334-244-3469.

Tue., Jan. 29 | Noon–1 p.m. | Taylor Center 219

Tony Ventimiglia, Acting Executive Director of Research Administration Services, from Auburn University will be presenting a workshop entitled “Developing Strong Proposals: The Basics.”

A light breakfast will be provided. The workshop is free to attend but a RSVP to Debbie Tomblin is required.

Fri., Feb. 1 | 9 a.m.–Noon | Library, 10th floor East

Auburn University at Montgomery’s College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences will feature a pair of World War II-focused movies, as well as a documentary on Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, in its 2019 Political Film Series. The screenings are free and open to the public. Complimentary popcorn and sodas will be available for attendees. The film series schedule can be found at www.aum.edu/politicalfilms.

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