We prepare our students to solve societal issues, to understand and address problems facing our justice and legal infrastructures, to be informed and participate in politics and analyze economic trends in our society and around the globe.

Clubs and Organizations

 

Economics

Economics Club - provides excellent opportunities to interact with experts and professionals in your field. Not only do speakers from sought-after employers visit campus, but the club travels for tours and meetings with high-ranking employees at financial institutions and businesses such as NYSE, Chicago Board of Trade, Mercantile Exchange, Federal Reserve, Hyundai, London Stock Market, the London School of Economics, and the DAX in Frankfurt, Germany. These networking opportunities will help you discover what it takes to gain employment with the best companies in the world. For more information, contact advisor Jeff Bates at jbates3@aum.edu or 244-3187.

Economics Club Photos

Omicron Delta Epsilon Economics Honors Society - Provides means not only to confer suitable honors on promising students but also to encourage scholarship by organized meetings at conferences and through the publication of its official journal. For more information contact advisor, Dr. Mariano Runco at mrunco@aum.edu or 244-3563.

Justice and Public Safety

Alpha Phi Sigma Criminal Justice Honor Society - recognizes academic excellence of the Undergraduate and Graduate students of Criminal Justice, as well as the Juris Doctorate students. For more information, contact advisor Dr. Don Chon at dchon@aum.edu or 334-244-3726.

Lambda Epsilon Chi Honor Society (LEX) - is a nationally recognized academic honor society for paralegal students. Sponsored by the American Association for Paralegal Education (AAfPE), the society offers students national scholarship opportunities with other legal professionals. For more information, contact advisor Dr. Theresa Palfrey at tpelfrey@aum.edu or 344-244-3937.

Political Science and Public Administration

Pi Sigma Alpha - The National Political Science Honors Society - Pi Sigma Alpha is the only national honor society for undergraduate and graduate students in political science. Membership in Pi Sigma Alpha is open to undergraduate students who have completed at least ten (10) semester hours of work in political science, public administration or international relations. Student must be at least a junior, and have an overall GPA of at least a 3.0 with a minimum of a 3.25 in political science courses. Graduate students must have completed at least nine (9) hours of graduate credits in political science, public administration or international relations with no grade lower than a B and an overall GPA of at least a 3.6.  

Pi Alpha Alpha - The National Public Affairs and Administration Honor Society - Pi Alpha Alpha is for graduate students in the Master’s Degree in Public Administration program (MPA). Students in the program who demonstrate high academic achievement and an interest in becoming more involved in public service have the opportunity to join Pi Alpha Alpha. Requirements for membership are a minimum GPA of 3.7 and completion of more than eighteen (18) semester hours. For more information about Pi Alpha Alpha see: pialphaalpha.org. Students interested in joining the local chapter of Pi Alpha Alpha should fill out an application form for Pi Alpha Alpha membership and email it to Shannon Richardson at sricha17@aum.edu.
Pi Alpha Alpha Application

Political Science Club - The AUM Political Science Club provides an opportunity for students interested in politics and political issues to gather together to discuss local and national politics. Students from all majors and minors are welcome to join and attend club meetings or listen to guest speakers, including local politicians, political science scholars, and legal professionals. For more information on meetings and activities, please contact the club president, Victoria Byrne, at vbyrne@aum.edu

ROTC

Army ROTC
Ranger Challenge

Sociology, Anthropology and Geography

Sociology Club
Alpha Kappa Delta Honor Society
Geography, Anthropology and GIS Student Association (GASA)
AUM Geospatial Research Institute


Student Ambassadors

Student Ambassadors are a select group of undergraduate and graduate students that serve as the official ambassadors for the College of Public Policy and Justice, and play an integral role in the recruitment and admissions process. Ambassadors are liaisons between their academic program in the College of Public Policy and Justice and prospective students, alumni, donors, faculty and
administrators.