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April 19, 2022 | Press Releases

UM to Continue Waiving Test Score Requirement Through Fall 2024

The University of Montevallo will continue to waive the ACT/SAT test score requirement for admission through the fall 2024 semester, while also continuing to offer scholarships to students based on their high school GPA. UM originally made the decision in September 2020 to waive the test score requirements for admission due to the cancellation and […]

April 18, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Partnering with Follett Higher Education to Launch New Bookstore

The University of Montevallo bookstore on Main Street will have a new name and customer experience May 31, thanks to a new partnership with Follett Higher Education. The new name for the campus bookstore, Freddie’s Books and More, is based on the University’s mascot Freddie the Falcon. With nearly 150 years of experience in higher […]

April 15, 2022 | Alumni Profile

Alumni Profile: Cortez Bennett

Banking Commercial Credit Portfolio Manager Cortez Bennett remembers his days on the bricks with much fondness.  Born into a military family, Bennett spent his years growing up all over. But when he arrived at the University of Montevallo, he found a place to call home.  “I love Montevallo,” he said. “My time there was filled […]

April 13, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Celebrating Earth Day With Variety of Events April 18-23

The University of Montevallo is celebrating Earth Day 2022 with a wide variety of events both before and after the April 21 Earth Fest – UM’s celebration of earthen festivities. “We’ve invited dozens of organizations who will bring information about what they do, like the local river keepers and Oak Mountain State Park,” said Dr. […]

April 8, 2022 | Press Releases

UM’s Carmichael Library One of 33 Academic Libraries Nationwide Awarded Humanities Grant

The University of Montevallo’s Carmichael Library was selected as one of 200 libraries nationwide, and one of only 33 academic libraries, to receive a American Library Association’s American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grant, awarded to libraries recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. “We are honored to be selected for this national grant and are excited about the […]