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Warhawk Weekly 2–12: Curtiss evaluations, SGA applications open

Warhawk Weekly 2–12: Curtiss evaluations, SGA applications open

NEWS

  • First half term evaluations now open
  • SGA applications open
  • Students: 15 minutes could win you a $50 Amazon gift card
  • Continuing Merit Scholarship available
  • AUM baseball to play at Riverwalk Stadium

EVENTS

  • Check out our Diversity & Inclusion events!
  • Finding Your Rainbow: LGBTQ+ interest meeting
  • Theatre AUM presents Matt and Ben
  • 20th Annual Vigil for Victims of Hate and Violence
  • Career Road Show
  • Self-defense course offered for students, faculty and staff
  • Create your own vision board
  • Hot Topics Café: Black in America
  • From Our Community to Yours: Library for the Blind
  • Green Fest
  • Save the Date: Spring Career Fair
  • Political Film Series schedule set

First half term evaluations now open

The Curtiss Course Critiques are now open for the first half term.

SGA applications open

The Student Government Association is accepting application for the 2019–2020 academic year. The application closes Feb. 22. Please apply online.

Students: 15 minutes could win you a $50 Amazon gift card

The Princeton Review wants to know about your experience at Auburn University at Montgomery. And you’ll be entered to win a $50 Amazon gift card when you take 15 minutes to provide your insights on academics, fellow students, student engagement, athletics, clubs and organizations, school traditions, professor/student interaction, residence halls, and food. Your information about AUM will provide invaluable guidance for future college bound students searching for their best-fit schools.

Take The Princeton Review’s online student opinion survey now. 

Continuing Merit Scholarship available

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

AUM baseball to play at Riverwalk Stadium

Join us at Riverwalk Stadium on Sun., March 3 as the AUM baseball team hosts Montevallo 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.

Check out our Diversity & Inclusion events

Diversity Book Club Chat
Tue., Feb. 12 | 12:15–1 p.m. | Global Education Center | Co-sponsored by AUM’s SPLC on Campus

Being Muslim in Alabama Presentation
Wed., Feb. 13 | 12:15–1 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 112 | Co-sponsored by AUM’s SPLC on Campus and the AUM Muslim Student Association (MSA)

Night at the Movies: Black Panther
Thu., Feb. 21 | 7 p.m. | Taylor Center 230 | Co-sponsored by CAB, SGA, and NAACP

Diversity Book Club Chat
Tue., Feb. 26 | 12:15–1 p.m. | Global Education Center

Microaggression: Implications of every day conversations
Wed., Feb. 27 | Noon–1 p.m. | Taylor Center 221

Finding Your Rainbow: LGBTQ+ interest meeting

Counseling and Health Promotion Services will be sponsoring Finding Your Rainbow: LGBTQ+ Group.

This group will be focused on exploring issues of sexual, gender, and romantic identity. Participants will learn about different models of identity development, explore how their sexual, gender or romantic identity interact with their emotions, beliefs, behaviors, relationships and society, and what challenges might arise from these interactions.

Goals for participants might including self-discovery, exploring personal identity, understanding the experiences of others, personal growth, support during transition into or challenges within their sexual/gender/romantic identity, and promoting a sense of hope for the future.

Any member of the LGBTQ+ student community is welcome, including allies and those who may be questioning their sexual, romantic, or gender identity. To find out more about the group, please join the interest meetings on Wednesday and Thursday, February 13–14.

Wed., Feb. 13 | 2:30–3:30 p.m. | Taylor Center 304E, across from the Math Lab
Thu., Feb. 14 | 1–2 p.m. | Taylor Center 304E, across from the Math Lab

Theatre AUM presents Matt and Ben

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

20th Annual Vigil for Victims of Hate & Violence

AUM Spectrum will host a screening of the documentary “Assault on Gay America,” as well as a vigil for victims of hate crimes and violence.

The PBS “Frontline” documentary chronicles the brutal 1999 killing of Alabamian Billy Jack Gaither, who was targeted because of his sexuality. Interwoven into his story is a larger examination of anti-gay violence and the attitudes, beliefs and fears that have led to it.

Sat., Feb. 16 | Noon | Goodwyn Hall 112

Career Road Show

The Career Development Center is coming to Warhawk Alley for the Career Road Show! CDC staff will be available to assist with career advising, resume and interview preparation, job and internship searches, and more!

For more information, please email Brad Robbins or call 334-244-3345 or email Edna Vincent or call 334-244-3342.

Tue., Feb. 19 | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. | Warhawk Alley

Self-defense course offered for students, faculty and staff

AUM Campus Police will sponsor a self-defense class. The free event is open to AUM students, faculty and staff. The class will be taught by members of the Auburn University Rape Aggression Defense, or R.A.D., program. Participants are encouraged to wear clothing and shoes suitable for exercise.

Tue., Feb. 19 | 6–8 p.m. | The Landing in The Nest

Create your own vision board

Vision boards are empowering! They are a creative tool that can help you in reaching your personal goals and overcoming any obstacles. Join Counseling and Health Promotion Services and the Career Development Center in creating your very own vision board for success!

They can help you create the life you want by crafting this visual reminder. You will be able to choose our images, which will enable you to clarify your goals, think about what is important in your life, and inspire yourself to keep moving forward.

If you have any questions, please call Counseling and Health Promotion Services at 334-244-3469.

Wed., Feb. 20 | Noon–3 p.m. | Taylor Center 221

Hot Topics Café: Black in America

It’s Black History Month and time for Hot Topics Café: Black in America. Join Housing and Residence Life for a lively, honest conversation about this popular topic!

Pastries and beverages will be served.

Wed., Feb. 20 | 7 p.m. | The Landing in The Nest

From Our Community to Yours: Library for the Blind

Housing and Residence Life will be volunteering at the Library for the Blind this month. Join them as they give back to the River Region. If you would like to volunteer, please sign-up in the Housing and Residence Life office in the Nest.

Transportation and lunch will be provided. For more information, please email Nia Minor or call 334-394-5221.

Fri., Feb. 22 | 9:30 a.m. | The Nest

Green Fest

Spring has finally sprung and with it comes Housing and Residence Life’s annual Kill-A-Watt Challenge!

Every year, Housing and Residence Life encourages residents to embrace the newly warm weather to do something good for the planet, and this year is no exception! Turn off your lights, unplug your electronics, and step out into Green Fest.

There will be lots of eco-friendly activities and games, as well as lots of tasty food!

Tue., Mar. 19 | Noon | The lawn next to Plum Place

Save the Date: Spring Career Fair

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

Political Film Series schedule set

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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