Warhawk Weekly 7-19: Career Fair; Warhawk Welcome Weeks

Connect with employers at AUM’s Summer Career Fair

Auburn University at Montgomery students and alumni will have an opportunity to connect with potential employers at the Summer Career Fair on Wednesday, July 27.

AUM Career Development Center will welcome employers from a variety of industry sectors for the event, from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in Taylor Center 221-222.

The event is free and open to students from all academic majors, but registration is required.

Reserve your spot through the Handshake mobile app.

Get involved in Warhawk Welcome Weeks

The Office of Student Affairs would like to give new and returning Warhawks a warm welcome to campus in August. All university offices, departments and organizations are invited to participate in Warhawk Welcome Weeks August 15-26 as AUM kicks off the Fall 2022 semester.

To get involved, complete Student Affairs’ event submission form and include all of the important details (location, time, sponsor, etc.).

Individual interested in volunteering to staff a Welcome Tent can register for a shift and location. Tents will be staffed from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. each day during Welcome Weeks.

The response deadline is Monday, July 25. If you have questions, please email [email protected].

EEEC offers Faculty Development Sessions

AUM’s Experiential Education and Engagement Center (EEEC), Faculty Development Institute and Office of Distance Education has been facilitating  faculty development sessions focusing on incorporating experiential learning or undergraduate research into the classroom. The Summer 2022 sessions are being offered to support faculty and meet compliance for the university’s Title III Strengthening Institutions grant.

The next session “Implementing an Internship Course” will be held from 12 – 1 p.m. Wednesday, August 3.

Sessions are held via Zoom.

Learn more from AUM Academic Support.

Learn how to serve those who served

Green Zone training is offered to all Auburn University at Montgomery faculty and staff. The training focuses on increasing awareness of the backgrounds and needs of our military-affiliated students.

Green Zone training participants will receive a certificate and a Green Zone sticker to place outside their office. The sticker helps military-affiliated individuals know that you are specifically trained to help them.

This session will take place on Thursday, August 4, from 9-11 a.m., in Taylor Center 221.

Registration is required for this training.

Click here to Register.

COB to offer new AI course starting in Fall 2022

Will artificial intelligence (AI) eliminate your job? A new College of Business course will explore the mystery of AI starting in Fall 2022.

The course, INFO 2030: Intro to Artificial Intelligence, will help students:

  • Uncover the mystery of AI and how to harness this “black-box” technology
  • Discover real-world successes and challenges of using AI
  • Get hands-on experience with AI
  • Learn how AI will forever change your field and how to avoid becoming obsolete

The course, which requires no prerequisites, will have two class sections available for the fall semester. The sections will be held Mondays and Wednesdays from 9:30 – 10:45 a.m. and from 3:30 -4:45 p.m.

Learn more.

Youth basketball camp opens July 25

Got a young basketball player in your family?

They can sharpen their skills during the Coach Cheaney Basketball Summer Camps July 25-28.

Open to boys entering third grade through 11th grade, the registration fee is $125.

Contact Assistant Coach Bailey McEwen 334-244-3093, [email protected] for details.

Register online.

Ordering your textbooks for fall classes

The AUM Bookstore will not offer in-store ordering for books as we approach the Fall 2022 semester. To purchase your books, visit the AUM Bookstore website and pay by credit card or with financial aid.

The AUM Bookstore offers shipping and in-store pickup for all orders.

COVID-19 booster shots, tests available

Jean Leuner and COVID19 vaccine

As the Alabama Department of Public Health tracks expected increases in COVID-19 cases in the region, Auburn University at Montgomery encourages students and employees to be proactive in monitoring their health and utilizing resources offered by Warhawk Health Services.

Warhawk Health Services will continue to offer COVID-19 vaccines, booster shots and rapid testing.

Warhawk Health Services will offer Pfizer COVID-19 vaccines and booster shots Monday-Friday, from 8:30a.m. to 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.  on a walk-in basis. Vaccines administered by Warhawk Health Services are free, and no insurance is required.

COVID-19 PCR testing and rapid testing is available through Warhawk Health Services Monday – Friday by appointment only during regular business hours. PCR and rapid tests administered by Warhawk Health Services require an office visit copay of $5 for students and $15 for faculty, staff and their dependents. Appointments can be made by phone at 334-244-3281.

Employees also can utilize at-home testing. Every home in the U.S. is eligible to order a third round of free at-home tests by ordering at https://www.covid.gov/tests.

Offering vaccines and taking a COVID-19 test represent several steps that AUM is taking to ensure the health and well-being of the campus community. AUM also continues to follow CDC guidance regarding COVID-19 exposure.

AUM encourages members of the campus community to also continue to practice safety measures to prevent the spread of COVID and to stay informed by:

We all have a part to play in taking care of ourselves and each other. If you are sick, stay at home. Employees who need to miss work due to illness, should contact their supervisor and [email protected] and students who need to miss class due to illness should notify their professor and [email protected].

If you have questions about COVID-19 vaccines, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention offers a “Fact vs. Myth” page. Students are also welcome to contact Warhawk Health Services or their personal healthcare provider.

Make a gift as a member of the Class of ’22

Summer 2022 graduates can celebrate their success and leave a legacy with other members of our Class of ’22.

Make a class gift and get involved with the AUM Alumni Association. Graduating students are encouraged to give back to the college, department, or program that has influenced their AUM experience the most. All gifts make a difference, but those who give at least $20.22 (Class of 2022) will receive a commemorative medallion to wear at commencement.

Make a gift today!

Recognize outstanding AUM faculty

The Auburn University at Montgomery Alumni Association has opened nominations for the Alumni Professorship to recognize outstanding AUM faculty. To be eligible for the honor, faculty must have 10 or more years of full-time service at AUM.

AUM faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends can submit nominations for the 2022-2025 Alumni Professorship. Nominations must be submitted or postmarked no later than August 1, 2022. Nomination letters should be no more than two pages in length, and should emphasize teaching excellence as well as a strong record of publication and research. A vita may be attached, if available.

Send nomination letters to: Awards Committee, Auburn University at Montgomery Alumni Association, P.O. Box 244023, Montgomery, AL  36124-4023, or email them to [email protected]  If you have questions, call 244-3369 or email [email protected].

Keep up with campus events

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