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February 28, 2020 | Press Releases

UM Art Department hosting Blue Nature colloquium March 5-6 

The University of Montevallo Department of Art is hosting a two-day interdisciplinary colloquium on the theme of Blue Nature on the University’s campus from March 5-6. The events will take place in Comer Hall and Bloch Hall. The colloquium features faculty research and creative endeavor, students’ art installations and research projects and guest lectures. The events are free and open […]

February 27, 2020 | More Montevallo Stories

Ricardo Conte receives UM Young Achiever's Award

During this year’s Homecoming celebration, the UM National Alumni Association honored alumni for their outstanding contributions to the greater education community. The honorees received their awards in front of a full house in Anna Irvin Dining Hall during the Feb. 8 Recognition Luncheon. Ricardo Conte received the Nathalie Molton Gibbons Young Achiever’s Award. Conte, an […]

February 27, 2020 | Press Releases

Dr. Rebecca Turner receives UM Alumni Achievement Award

During this year’s Homecoming celebration, the UM National Alumni Association honored alumni for their outstanding contributions to the greater education community. The honorees received their awards in front of a full house in Anna Irvin Dining Hall during the Feb. 8 Recognition Luncheon. Dr. Rebecca Turner ’71 received the Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award. […]

February 27, 2020 | Press Releases

Dr. Mike Malone receives UM Distinguished Alumnus Award

During this year’s Homecoming celebration, the UM National Alumni Association honored alumni for their outstanding contributions to the greater education community. The honorees received their awards in front of a full house in Anna Irvin Dining Hall during the Feb. 8 Recognition Luncheon. Dr. Michael E. “Mike” Malone ’69 received the Distinguished Alumnus Award. Malone […]

February 26, 2020 | More Montevallo Stories

Coronavirus precautions

The University is closely monitoring the global COVID-19 outbreak, and we are taking proactive steps in an effort to keep our campus safe. The University is restricting official University travel to highly impacted areas. The University strongly advises individuals or groups planning travel to take all necessary precautions as directed by the U.S. Department of […]

February 26, 2020 | Press Releases

UM’s College of Education and Human Development honors outstanding alumni

On Feb. 4, the University of Montevallo’s College of Education and Human Development held an awards dinner to recognize the achievements of its outstanding alumni. The college presented awards in several categories to recognize accomplishments by alumni who have shown dedication and exemplary commitment to teaching.  Counseling – Katie Beaugez  Beaugez graduated from UM in 2017, and has […]

February 25, 2020 | Student Spotlight

Student spotlight: Lola Garcia 

Senior mass communication major Lola Garcia has future plans of breaking down cultural stereotypes through impactful journalism, and said the personalized attention she has received from her professors at the University of Montevallo is preparing her to make a difference.  Garcia, whose degree is focused on multimedia journalism, plans to use her UM education to […]

February 21, 2020 | Alumni Profile

UM alumna becomes first female African American presiding judge in Alabama 

University of Montevallo alumna Elisabeth French ’93 has become the first female African American presiding judge in the state of Alabama after she was recently selected to serve at the helm of the Jefferson County judicial system. She will replace Judge Joseph Boohaker who is retiring at the end of February.   The presiding judge is selected by the […]

February 21, 2020 | Press Releases

Sen. Doug Jones’ staff member visits with UM students 

Several members of the University of Montevallo Student Government Association received firsthand advice from a member of U.S. Sen. Doug Jones’ staff during a Feb. 18 visit.  Rebecca Howard, a legislative assistant who handles education and agriculture issues for Jones in Washington, D.C., spoke with the Montevallo SGA members on topics ranging from policy development to navigating […]

February 18, 2020 | Student Spotlight

Student spotlight: Hannah Bolton

University of Montevallo junior dietetics major Hannah Bolton said she found the perfect collegiate fit when she visited UM for the first time. As one of about 10 people in her high school graduating class, Bolton wanted to feel the same small, close-knit sense of community in higher education. “I went to a really small […]

February 13, 2020 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo freezes tuition for second consecutive year

To help maintain its status as one of the best quality-for-cost higher education institutions in the state, the University of Montevallo has frozen tuition for the second straight year. In addition to freezing tuition, the University also took the extra steps of freezing fees and housing rates. The UM Board of Trustees voted to approve […]

February 13, 2020 | Alumni Profile

Alumni profile: Emily Bowen '19

While talking with other members in her cohort in George Mason University’s Schar School of Policy and Government, University of Montevallo alumna Emily Bowen discovered her liberal arts background gave her an uncommon advantage. The well-rounded and balanced nature of the education she received at Montevallo provided a perfect foundation for the myriad topics covered […]

February 11, 2020 | Student Spotlight

Student spotlight: Amber Hayes

University of Montevallo senior theatre major Amber Hayes has already made great strides toward her dream job of acting in New York City, and she credits UM for helping her get there. Hayes recently returned from a 10-day experience in The Growing Studio’s LINK Program, which took her to New York City to meet and […]

February 10, 2020 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo shatters goal in largest campaign in school history

The University of Montevallo raised nearly $36.5 million over the past seven years to benefit scholarships, campus improvements, faculty development and more through the “It’s About Family” campaign. The announcement came during a Feb. 7 ceremony on campus, during which students, alumni, faculty and leaders celebrated nearly doubling the campaign’s original goal. “Today, we are […]

February 10, 2020 | Alumni Profile

Alumni Profile: Dr. Kristin Henson

Dr. Kristin Henson ’88 has built a successful career in the veterinary and pharmaceutical fields over the past few decades, and she attributes her education at the University of Montevallo for laying the foundation for all of it. Henson is a director at Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research in Cambridge, Massachusetts, where she is a […]