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Warhawk Weekly 10–2: Goodwyn Gallery hosts exhibition; Athletics Hall of Fame nominations

Warhawk Weekly 10–2: Goodwyn Gallery hosts exhibition; Athletics Hall of Fame nominations

NEWS

  • Goodwyn Gallery hosts This Land: Landscapes and National Identity
  • Warhawk Spotlight: `The rest of my life is mine’
  • Athletics Hall of Fame accepting nominations
  • Reminder: Send Day of Giving proposals

EVENTS

  • Campus Hearing Screenings
  • Faculty/Staff vs. Student Softball Game
  • Wellness Center Color Run
  • GIS Day

NEWS

Goodwyn Gallery hosts This Land: Landscapes and National Identity

The Fine Arts Department is pleased to present This land: Landscapes and National Identity, an exhibition of works from the Fine Arts Department collection curated by AUM students Lee Buford, Victoria Kenyon, and Lindsay Sanders.

The exhibition seeks to expand visitors’ understandings of the many meanings of landscapes and will be on view in Goodwyn Gallery from Oct. 1–25.

Warhawk Spotlight

‘The rest of my life is mine’

Diversity & Inclusiveness/Citizenship and Community: AUM’s Diversity Book Club brings Anthony Ray Hinton to campus for perspective on equitable treatment in the justice system and dedication to improving the lives of others.

Read more about Anthony Hinton’s experience in the AUM Pressroom.

Athletics Hall of Fame accepting nominations

The Department of Athletics is accepting nominations for its Hall of Fame Class of 2018. The inductees will be formally inducted in a ceremony in the spring of 2019.

Athletes who made outstanding contributions in athletics as students at AUM, coaches of AUM’s intercollegiate teams, and other individuals who have made significant contributions to AUM Athletics are eligible for membership in the Hall of Fame.

In order to nominate a former student-athlete, he/she must have completed their athletic eligibility at AUM for the 2012-13 season. The nominee must have also graduated from a four-year institution. For coaches, he/she must have coached at AUM for at least five years.

To nominate, please complete the Hall of Fame nomination form online. If you have any questions, please email Tim Lutz. Deadlines for nominations are Oct. 31.

Reminder: Send Day of Giving proposals

The third annual Day of Giving, which is a special 24-hour social media driven fundraising initiative, is set for Thursday, Feb. 14.

To prepare for Day of Giving, University Development is looking for AUMazing projects to highlight. AUM has many exciting programs, and we want to show the community how they can help us continue to provide our students and faculty with the resources they need to excel.

If you are interested in being a part of Day of Giving, please complete the project submission proposal form and send it to Marie Harrington. The deadline for submissions is close of business on Monday, Oct. 1. If your project is chosen, the project managers will be notified by Tuesday, Oct. 9.

If you have any other questions about Day of Giving, please email Marie Harrington or call 334-244-3596 or 334-399-4850.

EVENTS

Campus Hearing Screenings

The AUM Speech and Hearing Clinic will be administering free hearing screenings to all AUM students, faculty and staff.

Tue., Oct. 2 | 11:30 a.m.­–1 p.m. | Taylor Center 221

Faculty/Staff vs. Student Softball Game

Come show off your softball skills and let’s see who will be the champions with bragging rights: faculty and staff or students?

Open to all AUM students, faculty and staff; food will be served. This event is part of the Warhawk/Workplace Challenge events and will be worth 25 points for those that participate.

Thu., Oct. 4 | 3:30­–6 p.m. | Athletics Complex

Wellness Center Color Run

Come dressed to run and leave colored in COLORS!

This event is part of the Warhawk/Workplace Challenge events and will be worth 25 points for those that participate.

Thu., Oct. 18 | 3:30–6 p.m. | Wellness Center

 

GIS Day

Join the Department of Biology and Environmental Science as they co-host the 7th Annual GIS Day, “Navigating the GIS Minefield.” Whether you are a seasoned GIS professional or new to GIS, you will enjoy the matchless presentations covering a variety of topics and a lively roundtable discussion.

This opportunity for networking with other GIS professionals in segments of government, business, and industry is free and open to the public; however, seating is limited so registration is required.

For more information, please contact Terry Winemiller or call 334-244-3945 or visit the GIS Day webpage.

Wed., Nov. 14 | 8 a.m.–4 p.m. | ALDOT Southeast Region Montgomery Office

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