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Warhawk Weekly 9–17: Celebrate Constitution Day

Warhawk Weekly 9–17: Celebrate Constitution Day

NEWS

  • AUM hosts Constitution Day Conference
  • Retired Air Force colonel works to boost partnerships
  • Finding AUM’s voice
  • Introducing Curtiss Check-Ins
  • AUM Police offers active shooter training
  • Sign up for AUMazing Workshops with the Library
  • First Half Term Curtiss Course Critiques
  • Help us honor standout faculty and staff
  • Submit nominations for AUM Athletics Hall of Fame
  • Health and Wellness Fair set for October 15
  • Career Development Center offers portable expertise

EVENTS

  • Support AUM Athletics!
  • Blood Drive with LifeSouth
  • AKA Swipe them Visas or Not
  • Sigma Gamma Rho Informational
  • Using Flipgrid to Engage Students
  • Using Qualtrics to Build Surveys
  • Blood Drive Donor Sign-up
  • Crisis at the Southern Border
  • Transitions & Reinventions
  • LLC Dinner with the Dean
  • Kickback on the Lawn
  • Hot Topics Café
  • The Market for Academic Dishonesty
  • Ambassador Interest Meeting
  • Supporting Retention through Exemplary and “WOW” Service
  • Voter Registration
  • Marketing Club Meeting
  • Journal Club Meeting
  • Phi Kappa Sigma Chapter Meeting
  • Strike up the fun at Young Alumni Mixer
  • Sierra Club Meeting
  • Zeta Tau Alpha Chapter Meeting
  • Old Cahawba Prairie Forever Wild Tract Trip
  • Faculty Senate Meeting
  • Delta Zeta Chapter Meeting
  • Free Health Screening
  • World Peace Day
  • Accounting Club / Beta Alpha Psi Meeting
  • CAB After Dark: Sex Talk
  • Kickoff to College of Business Advising
  • ATIXA
  • Blackboard Ally
  • AUM Capital City Classic
  • Create your own Vision Board
  • Residence Rumble

NEWS

AUM hosts Constitution Day Conference

Today marks the 232nd anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution. You can get in on the celebration during AUM’s Constitution Day Conference hosted by the Department of Political Science and Public Administration in the College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences. AUM political science faculty and visiting experts will discuss “American Law and Courts” during sessions beginning at 11 a.m. in the West Room of the Library Tower.

The event is free and open to the public. Learn more at: http://www.aum.edu/auburn-university-montgomery-host-constitution-day-conference-sept-17

Retired Air Force colonel works to boost partnerships

Auburn University at Montgomery’s efforts to build partnerships with corporate, educational and military entities are in trustworthy hands. After all, new senior manager of collaborative partnerships Sherry Stearns-Boles once held a high-level security clearance as a nuclear intercontinental ballistic missile launch officer in the U.S. Air Force.

A retired Air Force colonel, Stearns-Boles joined the AUM staff in August. Read more: http://www.aum.edu/auburn-university-montgomery-looks-retired-air-force-colonel-build-new-community-partnerships

Finding AUM’s voice

Can you carry a tune? You might be the “Voice of AUM.”

Enter and win the new signing competition for students, faculty and staff, and you’ll get to perform at an upcoming campus event.

Introducing Curtiss Check-Ins

As part of a fresh approach to student success, Auburn University at Montgomery is proud to introduce “Curtiss Check-In” as a replacement for “Warhawk Warnings.”

With Curtiss Check-Ins, students can now receive kudos from their professors acknowledging the positive contributions they’re making in classes in addition to alerts when it appears they may be in need of help.

Faculty can still access the Curtiss Check-In system through the MyAUM portal. Learn more about the Curtiss Check-In notification system or contact our Student Success and Retention team at 334-244-3230.

University offers active shooter training

The AUM Police Department will offer an active shooter training session on Fri., Sept. 20, from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. in Taylor Center 222. The session is open to all students, faculty and staff and will provide training on actions that can be taken if individuals find themselves in a dangerous or threatening situation, as well as training on making split-second decisions that can save lives and prevent injury.

Sign up for AUMazing Workshops with the Library

Sponsored by the Warhawk Academic Success Center, Learning Center, Career Development Center, Counseling and Health Promotion Services, and YOUR AUM Library, these free student workshops will introduce you to library, academic support, and student success resources that will help on the academic journey.

The workshops run from Tues., Sept. 17 through Wed., Oct. 23. Make sure to register online today!

First Half Term Curtiss Course Critiques

First Half Term Curtiss Course Critiques will be open from Mon., Sept. 23 through Sun., Oct. 6.

Help recognize top faculty and staff

Know of an Auburn University at Montgomery faculty or staff member who goes above and beyond in serving our students or in building community engagement? Help us recognize them by nominating them for the 2019-2020 Warhawk Spirit Awards.

The awards honor members of the Warhawk family who exemplify the university’s core values. Please send your nominations to chancellor@aum.edu by the close of business on Tuesday, Oct. 1.

Your nomination should include the nominee’s name, title and department, and should describe how the nominee exemplifies the Warhawk Spirit.

Submit nominations for AUM Athletics Hall of Fame

AUM’s Department of Athletics seeks nominations for its Hall of Fame class for 2019.

The Hall of Fame is open to former student-athletes, coaches and other individuals who have made significant contributions to the success of AUM Athletics. The nomination deadline is Friday, Oct. 4. Nominations may be submitted by completing an online form. Contact Assistant Director of Athletics for External Relations Tim Lutz will questions.

Learn more about the selection criteria for Hall of Fame inclusion.

AUMazing Health & Wellness Fair set for Oct. 15

The AUMazing Health & Wellness Fair, set for Tues., Oct. 15, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in Taylor Center, will equip students, faculty and staff with a variety of information and resources focused on encouraging habits of wellness, increasing factors and resources contributing to well-being and inspiring individuals to take responsibility for their health.

Career Development Center offers portable expertise

The Career Development Center is willing to bring its expertise on job searches, interview preparation, resume development and other topics to classrooms, student organizations and alumni groups. All you have to do is ask.

The center has created a new Presentation Request form that students, faculty, staff, alumni can use to request career development presentations from Career Development Center staff and employer partners. Simply complete the online request form, and the Career Development Center team will contact you to arrange a date and time that are convenient for you.

EVENTS

Support AUM Athletics!

Men’s Soccer vs. Georgia Southwestern State University
Wed., Sept. 18 | 7 p.m.

Women’s Soccer vs. Florida Tech
Thurs., Sept. 19 | 7 p.m.

Women’s Volleyball vs. University of Montevallo
Tues., Sept. 24 | 6 p.m.

Blood Drive with LifeSouth

Join Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED Pre-Health Honor Society) in helping Life South Community Blood Centers.

Tues., Sept. 17 | 8:30 a.m. | Goodwyn Hall Lobby

AKA Swipe Them Visas or Not

Tues., Sept. 17 | 5 p.m. | Taylor Center 222–223

Sigma Gamma Rho Informational

Tues., Sept. 17 | 7:22 p.m. | Clement Hall 114 & 212

Using Flipgrid to Engage Students

This is a course in the FDI Fall 2019 training. Presented by Dr. Shannon Howard.

Wed., Sept. 18 | 9 a.m. | Taylor Center 221

Using Qualtrics to Build Surveys

This is a course in the FDI Fall 2019 training. Presented by John Glasscock.

Wed., Sept. 18 | 9 a.m. | Education Building 209

Blood Drive Donor Sign-up

Wed., Sept. 18 | 10 a.m. | Goodwyn Breezeway
Thurs., Sept 19 | 10 a.m. | Goodwyn Breezeway

Crisis at the Southern Border: A Historical Perspective

Wed., Sept. 18 | 12:05 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 112

Transitions & Reinventions: Building the Foundation for Success

College is a time for new experiences and changes. The transition can be difficult at times without the preparation and knowledge of what to expect and how to handle it. This group consists of six unique sessions to help you formulate a strategy to overcome hurdles in your path. The environment will be relaxed with education, open discussion, and music.

Session Two: It’s a Different World

Adjusting to the college environment
Wed., Sept. 18 | 3 p.m. | Library Tower, 2nd floor

LLC Dinner with the Dean

Pre-Nursing Living Learning Community students are invited to a dinner with the dean.

Wed., Sept. 18 | 5 p.m. | Moore Hall 324

CAB’s Kickback on the Lawn

Wed., Sept. 18 | 5 p.m. | The Quad

Hot Topics Café: Legalize It

Housing and Residence Life’s hugely popular “Hot Topics Café” series is back and better than ever! We’re starting the year with “Legalize It?”

This conversation will concern things that are currently illegal and determine if students think they should stay that way. The conversation is bound to be hot, so don’t miss it!

Wed., Sept. 18 | 7 p.m. | The Landing in the Nest

The Market for Academic Dishonesty: A Roundtable

This is a course in the FDI Fall 2019 training. Presented by Dr. Christine Harrington.

Thurs., Sept. 19 | 9 a.m. | Taylor Center 221

Supporting Retention through Exemplary and “WOW” Service

Thurs., Sept. 19 | 9 a.m. & 2 p.m. | Taylor Center 222
Mon., Sept. 23 | 8:30 a.m. & 1 p.m. | Library Tower, 10th floor

Ambassador Interest Meeting

Thurs., Sept. 19 | 9 a.m. | Taylor Center 222–223

Voter Registration

Thurs., Sept. 19 | 10 a.m. | Goodwyn Breezeway

Marketing Club Meeting

Thurs., Sept. 19 | 11:50 a.m. | Clement Hall 203

Journal Club Meeting

Thurs., Sept. 19 | 2 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 230

Phi Kappa Sigma Chapter Meeting

Thurs., Sept. 19 | 5 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 222

Strike up the fun at Young Alumni Mixer

Strike up some fun with AUM’s Young Alumni. Roll on over, there’s no time to spare. We’re going bowling, with food and drinks to share!

For more information, please email Serra Bilgili or call 334-244-3567.

Thurs., Sept. 19 | 6–8 p.m. | Bowlero Montgomery

Sierra Club Meeting

Guest Speaker: Dr. Dwayne Estes, Austin Peay State University

Dr. Dwayne Estes will be speaking on “The Southeastern Grasslands Initiative: Charting a New Course for Conservation in the 21st Century.” Dr. Estes is a Professor of Biology at Austin Peay State University in Clarksville, Tenn., and Executive Director of the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative. More information about the Southeastern Grasslands Initiative can be found here: https://www.segrasslands.org/

Thurs., Sept. 19 | 7 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 112

Zeta Tau Alpha Chapter Meeting

Thurs., Sept. 19 | 8:05 p.m. | Goodwyn Hall 112

Old Cahawba Prairie Forever Wild Tract Trip

Dr. Dwayne Estes, along with Dr. Brian Keener of the University of West Alabama, will lead a field trip to the Old Cahawba Prairie Forever Wild Tract, owned by the state of Alabama (https://www.alabamaforeverwild.com/old-cahawba-prairie).

Old Cahawba Prairie is one of the largest remaining examples of the rare Black Belt Prairie habitat, and is situated on over 4,500 acres, near the Cahaba River. Estes and Keener will lead us on an easy hike through this grassland while educating us on the unique ecology of this habitat. We should be able to identify numerous plants, birds, and insects on this field trip. We will meet on the AUM campus at 8 a.m. sharp, to caravan to the site, which is outside of Selma, AlaL.

Meet at 8:00 a.m. at PARKING LOT #1 on the campus of AUM (this is the big parking lot directly in front of you as you drive through the roundabout at the main entrance of AUM).

Fri., Sept. 20 | 8 a.m. | Old Cahawba Prairie Forever Wild Tract

Faculty Senate Meeting

Fri., Sept. 20 | 9 a.m. | Library Tower, 10th floor

Delta Zeta Chapter Meeting

Sun., Sept. 22 | 5:30 p.m. | Clement Hall 113

Free Health Screening

In collaboration with The Council on Substance Abuse and Medical Advocacy and Outreach, the Campus Activities Board will be hosting a FREE Health Screening.

Mon., Sept. 23 | 1–6 p.m. | Taylor Center 221–222

Accounting Club/Beta Alpha Psi Meeting

“The Art and Science of Valuation and Litigation Consulting” presented by Jackson Thornton

Mon., Sept. 23 | 6:30 p.m. | Taylor Center 223

World Peace Day

Mon., Sept. 23 | 2 p.m. | Goodwyn Breezeway

CAB After Dark: Sex Talk

Mon., Sept. 23 | 7 p.m. | Taylor Center 222–223 & 230

Kickoff to College of Business Advising

Tues., Sept. 24 | 8 a.m. | Clement Cove near Clement Hall 204

ATIXA – Civil rights investigator certification course

Civil rights investigator certification course: level one training

Tues., Sept. 24 | 8 a.m. | Taylor Center 230

Blackboard Ally

This is a course in the FDI Fall 2019 training. Presented by ODL Team Preview of Ally.

Tues., Sept. 24 | 9 a.m. | Taylor Center 221

Create your own Vision Board

Tues., Sept. 24 | 12 p.m. | Taylor Center 222

AUM Capital City Classic (JUCO Tournament) and Panhandle Umpire Clinic

The Capital City Classic is an annual junior college baseball tournament that AUM Baseball hosts, giving junior-college level players a chance at some exposure. Local umpires also use this tournament as a way to train for the upcoming baseball season.

Tues., Sept. 24 | 11 a.m. | AUM Baseball Fields

Residence Rumble – Volleyball

Residents of Housing are encouraged to come support our volleyball team. We will be serving pizza and have fan items available for residents. Additionally, the floor or building with the most attendees will earn its own pizza party in the Nest!

Housing’s Residence Rumble will start at 5 p.m. Women’s Volleyball vs. University of Montevallo game will start at 6 p.m.

Tues., Sept. 24 | 5 p.m. | Athletics Complex