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Warhawk Weekly 1–29: Homecoming winners; $15 student ASF tickets

NEWS

Auburn University at Montgomery’s 2019 homecoming festivities culminated with the crowning of Laura Floyd and Deiondre Kinard as queen and king, respectively. Ma’Kya Brooks, Savannah Karl and Michael Campbell rounded out the homecoming court. The Student Veterans Association earned top honors in the Chancellor’s Cup competition, which included such events as a “Day of Service,” flat building and the “AUMazing Race.”

$15 Student Rush tickets for Alabama Shakespeare Festival’s Four Little Girls will be available beginning one hour prior to the start of the performance.

In order to qualify, students must visit the ASF Box Office and purchase tickets in person within one hour prior to show time. A current valid student ID (or proof of enrollment) is required to receive up to two $20 rush tickets per student. The $15 price is special only for the ASF production of Four Little Girls. Student Rush tickets are subject to availability and are not available in advance.

For more information on how to get Student Rush tickets, please visit asf.net/tickets/student-rush/.

If you have any questions regarding ticket availability, please email the ASF Box Office or call 1-800-841-4273 Monday through Sunday between noon and 5 p.m.

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.

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

Join us at Riverwalk Stadium on Sunday, Mar. 3 as the AUM baseball team hosts Montevalla in a 1 p.m. series finale. Tickets are available for $5 and can be purchased at www.aumathletics.com/aumriverwalk or by calling the Riverwalk Stadium Ticket Office at 334-323-2255 or AUM Assistant Athletic Director for External Relations Tim Lutz at 334-244-3832.

EVENTS

AUM will host two candidates for the position of director of the University Honors Program.

Dr. L. Lynn Stallings
Thu., Jan. 31 | 1:30–2:30 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 112

Dr. Jennifer McNabb
Tue., Feb. 5 | 1:30–2:30 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 112

Each candidate has been asked to speak on the following topic: Please describe how you would achieve growth in the Honors Program where diversity of the students is enhanced and a close community is created.

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

The Southern Studies Conference is hosted at AUM February 1–2 and features twenty-two interdisciplinary panels, two distinguished keynotes by Wayne Flynt and Jeffrey Melton, and a lecture and exhibition by Marcia Weber.

While you must register for the conference in order to attend, the scholarly panels and the three keynote events are open to the public, free of charge.

Fri., Feb. 1 | 2–3 p.m.
Dr. Wayne Flynt, Professor Emeritus, Department of History, Auburn University
“Pulitzers and Politics: The Best and Worst of the ‘Southern Way of Life’”

Fri., Feb. 1 | 5–6 p.m.
Marcia Weber, Owner, Marcia Weber Art Objects, Original Self Taught, Contemporary Folk, Outsider Art
“Visions of the South: Self-taught, visionary, and outsider art”

Sat., Feb. 2 | 12:45–1:45 p.m.
Dr. Jeffrey Melton, Associate Professor, Department of American Studies, University of Alabama
“Southern Roads and the Landscapes of Desire”

Theatre AUM’s production of Matt and Ben opens Feb. 14.

In 1997, boyhood friends Matt Damon and Ben Affleck won an Oscar for their screenplay Good Will Hunting. The success of the film had a remarkable impact on the careers of the young actors, turning Matt and Ben into household names. This delightful comedy by Mindy Kaling and Brenda Withers, tells the story of Hollywood’s golden boys, before anyone knew who they were, when the screenplay for Good Will Hunting mysteriously drops from the heavens.

Matt and Ben runs Feb. 14–16, 21–24. Show times are 7:30 pm. Thursday through Saturday with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission. Senior citizens, students, and military tickets are $5. AUM students, faculty and staff are free with AUM ID.

Fri., Feb. 14–16, 21–24 | 7:30 p.m., 2 p.m. | Theatre AUM

The AUM Career Development Center will be hosting the 2019 Spring Career Fair. Company recruiters from various industries will be available to meet and network with students and alumni seeking career opportunities locally, as well as nationally.

For more information, please email Edna Vincent or call 334-244-3342.

Wed., Apr. 3 | 11 a.m.–2 p.m. | Taylor Center 230

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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