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April 21, 2020 | Press Releases

UM donating surplus food items to Shelby Emergency Assistance 

When the University of Montevallo campus was forced to move to a distance education model because of the COVID-19 pandemic this spring, UM dining services created a positive outcome from a difficult situation. With students and faculty off campus, Jason Quarles, director of dining services for Falcon Foods/Chartwells, found himself with a surplus of food […]

April 17, 2020 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo helping high schools stay connected

The University of Montevallo’s GEAR UP Jefferson County program is helping about 350 high school students stay connected with their education during social distancing caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. Earlier this academic year, GEAR UP partnered with eighth-grade classrooms at Fultondale High School, Tarrant High School and Fairfield High Preparatory School through its 1:1 initiative. […]

April 14, 2020 | Press Releases

Ozley selected for University of Montevallo Faculty Service Award

Dr. Raymond Ozley, associate professor of communication studies at the University of Montevallo, has been selected by his peers to receive the University’s 2020 Faculty Service Award for his impact on and off campus. The UM Faculty Senate selected Ozley to receive the award, which will be presented during the 2020 UM Founders’ Day in […]

April 9, 2020 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo adding minor in peace and justice studies

A new minor being offered at the University of Montevallo beginning in fall 2020 will examine the causes and consequences of economic disparity, institutionalized inequality and strategies for building peace and resolving conflicts. The peace and justice studies minor will build on the University’s long history of working toward gender equality and inclusivity to equip […]