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February 27, 2023 | Press Releases

UM partners with Shelby County Schools to Offer Dual Enrollment Course in Health Concepts

Shelby County Schools and the University of Montevallo are partnering to offer a Health Concepts dual enrollment/dual credit course as part of the university’s dual enrollment program. The semester-long course will be worth one hour of college credit at UM and will satisfy the state’s health requirement needed for graduation. Beginning in the fall of […]

February 24, 2023 | Press Releases

MADE at the University of Montevallo

Going to college at the University of Montevallo is one thing. But it’s another thing to come out on the other side of it Montevallo MADE. Montevallo MADE was started by Dr. Kristalyn Lee, vice president for administrative affairs, and a colleague, in 2019 with 23 students as a formal President’s Office initiative after its […]

February 24, 2023 | More Montevallo Stories

Featured Falcons: Marion Brown

What is your name and current title with the University of Montevallo?  Marion Brooks Brown, Director for University Events & the Calendar Office Where are you from and what city do you currently reside in?  I grew up in Eastaboga, Alabama — two stop signs, a post office and a gas station defined our “downtown.” I […]

February 20, 2023 | Press Releases

UM Opens Grainger Community Counseling and Wellness Clinic Offering Free Mental Health Services to the Public

The new and free-to-the-public Grainger Community Counseling and Wellness Clinic is now open following a grand opening Feb. 17 at Sims House on the University of Montevallo campus. At no cost to its clients, the clinic provides: General therapy Group therapy Play therapy for children Telemental health virtual counseling The clinic is open to anyone […]

February 15, 2023 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo tuition rates remain the same for sixth year in a row

To help maintain its status as one of the best quality-for-cost higher education institutions in the state, the University of Montevallo’s Board of Trustees voted on Feb. 10 to once again freeze tuition at the same rate it has been since the 2018-2019 school year. “The University family is proud that we have capped tuition […]

February 13, 2023 | Press Releases

Purple Victory at College Night Highlights UM Homecoming Weekend

Saturday evening, Purple Side students, alumni, friends and family filling the seats in Palmer Hall Auditorium erupted in joy shortly after midnight when Student Government Association President Cody Hodge uttered “it’s our time to rise up” signifying a Purple Victory and capping the 2023 Homecoming and College Night weekend. The Purple Side claimed victory after […]

February 8, 2023 | Student Spotlight

Featured Falcons: Ahtziri Chavez

Senior mass communication major Ahtziri Chavez had always dreamed of working in international communications as a producer or director of a Hispanic broadcast station. Thanks to help from University of Montevallo Mass Communication Professors Dr. Jay Cofield and Dr. Bruce Finklea, she landed an internship with The World Games this past summer where she worked […]