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February 27, 2019 | More Montevallo Stories

ACETA 2019 Conference on the Sympathetic Imagination: Literature, Film, and Writing of Sympathy and Empathy

The Department of English and Foreign Languages and the Association of College English Teachers of Alabama (ACETA) are presenting ACETA’s annual conference on March 1-2. The conference offers an opportunity for all Alabama college English faculty and students to present their scholarly work as well as hear from nationally recognized scholars. This conference broadly considers […]

January 15, 2019 | More Montevallo Stories

UM Softball named finalist for NCAA Award of Excellence

Twenty schools have been named finalists for the 2019 Division II Award of Excellence, an accolade recognizing campus and community engagement initiatives over the past year. Coach Lindsay Vanover and the Falcons softball team were selected for their second annual Halloween Spooktacular event held in conjunction with the City of Montevallo’s Hometown Halloween. Softball student-athletes […]

January 11, 2019 | More Montevallo Stories

Connected for Life

Jeff & Tracey Adams Share a Love for Each Other and for Montevallo Technically, Jeff Adams ’85 and Tracey Morant-Adams ’88 were connected as sweethearts before they even knew each other. As a freshman, Tracey pledged Alpha Kappa Alpha. That year, Jeff, a UM senior athlete, was selected as the sorority’s Sweetheart. Later that same […]

December 20, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

Vallo Voice 2018

VALLO VOICE is the University’s weekly newsletter for faculty and staff. Issues for 2018 are available below. (View 2017 issues) Jan. 9, 2018 Jan. 23, 2018 Jan. 30, 2018 Feb. 6 Feb. 13 Feb. 20 Feb. 27 March 6 March 13 March 20 April 3 April 10 April 17 April 24(Biweekly for summer) May 1  […]

November 7, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

Education professor earns national recognition

Jennifer Alexiou-Ray, associate professor in the College of Education at the University of Montevallo, was recently awarded the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Making It Happen Award at the annual Alabama Leaders in Educational Technology (ALET) conference. Alexiou-Ray now joins the ranks of the only 600 educators from across the world to have received this award since its inception in 1995.    The ISTE Making It Happen Award honors […]

May 22, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

Spanish Fort student selected as editor of The Tower

Laura DeRocher, a University of Montevallo student from Spanish Fort, was recently selected as editor of The Tower. The Tower is the student literary and arts magazine at UM. It welcomes creative works of all types from students across campus. It has been the campus arts magazine since 1932.  DeRocher is an English major and an upcoming senior at the University. In […]

May 2, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

UM students inducted into Alpha Lambda Delta

Over 80 students were initiated into the University of Montevallo’s chapter of national honors organization Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD).  ALD is a national honor society with a mission to encourage superior academic achievement among students in their first year attending institutions of higher education.   “Being inducted into ALD is just the first accomplishment for this group of students,” said Randi Tubbs, Montevallo’s ALD chapter adviser. “They will go on […]

April 5, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

Undergraduate Research Day celebrates 20th annual event

The goal of Undergraduate Research Day is to involve students in their own learning, to develop teamwork and pride, to enhance interdisciplinary learning and to share in the exhilaration of discovery. Students from all four colleges at UM are invited to engage in research, scholarship and creative activity with faculty mentors, demonstrating their research via […]

April 4, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

UM named one of safest college campuses in Alabama

Montevallo was named the safest college campus in the Birmingham metro area, ranking #4 for the state of Alabama. Niche.com recently released rankings for the 2018 Safest College Campuses. In recognizing the 15 safest colleges in Alabama, AL.com reports “The rankings are based on a variety of factors, which include crime rate on campus property per 1,000 students; crime rates of […]

March 27, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

Spring Break 2018

Ever wonder what the University of Montevallo administration does during Spring Break? Find out…

February 27, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

College of Education honors outstanding faculty member

The College of Education at the University of Montevallo recently honored a number of alumni at a dinner held in conjunction with homecoming activities on Feb. 6. At the annual dinner, the College of Education also recognizes one faculty member for his or her excellence. Ernest Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award This year’s recipient of the […]

February 14, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

Kate Hayden wins 2018 Nathalie Molton Gibbons Young Alumni Achievement Award

During the University of Montevallo’s annual homecoming luncheon, UM’s chapter of the National Alumni Association recognizes one alumnus under the age of 35 whose early career and community achievements have reflected positively at the local, state or national level.  Dr. Kate Hayden of Calera is this year’s recipient of the 2018 Nathalie Molton Gibbons Young Alumni Achievement Award. Hayden graduated from UM with […]

February 2, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

Digital Evolution

Carmichael Library Offers Students Hands-on Experience By Rachel Crisson Far from its humble beginnings in an old commuter-lounge-turned-storage closet, the Digital Media Lab (DML) in Carmichael Library now also fills a former office and one-fifth of the main floor with digital workstations, whiteboards, a sound lab, 15 new Apple computers, a Surface Pro touchscreen tablet, […]

February 1, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

Success as a Chain Reaction

  Cummings offers enriching internship at Harvard  With his educational roots established in the rich soil of the University of Montevallo, Dr. Richard D. Cummings has grown and flourished throughout his illustrious career. After earning a bachelor’s degree in biology from UM in 1974, he went on to hone his skills through training at Johns […]

December 31, 2017 | More Montevallo Stories

Vallo Voice 2017

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October 3, 2017 | More Montevallo Stories

A Legacy Worth Sharing

The University of Montevallo is steeped in traditions passed down from class to class — whether it’s the robing of the seniors at Founders’ Day, the intellectual smackdown of the Life Raft Debate or the month-long celebration of school spirit in College Night. However, some alumni share an even greater sense of lineage with members […]

January 19, 2017 | More Montevallo Stories

Squirrels

UM’s campus, nestled in the heart of Alabama, is home not only to students but also to many squirrels. Throughout the years, students have commented about the abundance of squirrels on campus and their iconic nature. In 1946, the Alabama College Alumnae Office formed a partnership with Wedgwood to highlight this campus. Reynolds Hall was chosen […]

April 12, 2016 | More Montevallo Stories

Earth Week 2016

Monday, April 18th – Lets Get Wild- Biodiversity Day Center for Biological Diversity Tabling 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Outside of Cafeteria Environmental Club members will be handing out condoms outside of the cafeteria while educating students about the connections between population growth, reproductive rights, and endangered species.   Save the Red Wolf! —Red Wolf Revival […]

March 10, 2016 | More Montevallo Stories

Fall 2015 Dean's List

College of Business Emily C Beatty Craigavon Ansley R Bittle Jemison AL Taylor E Bounds Sylacauga AL Patrick M Bowen Pleasant Grove AL Haley E Burk Hoover AL Taylor T Burr Montevallo AL Alice M Copland West Yorkshire Srdian Duikovic Montevallo AL Killian F Dunn Jemison AL Jonathan I Fleagle Helena AL Patrick R Gant […]

April 27, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

Local student named editor of Univ. of Montevallo publication

MONTEVALLO—The Student Publications Committee at the University of Montevallo recently announced the selection of Christopher Holder of Mobile as editor of Montage, UM’s yearbook, for the 2012-2013 academic year. Holder, a graduate of Murphy High School and a sophomore at UM, is majoring in English and music. He assisted with copy editing on the staff […]