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November 17, 2022 | Press Releases

UM's Jason Perry Selected for Alabama Leadership Initiative

University of Montevallo Director of Student Diversity Recruitment and Retention Jason Perry ’18 M.Ed. ’20 was recently selected to participate in the 2022-2023 class of the Alabama Leadership Initiative sponsored by Leadership Alabama. The Alabama Leadership Initiative is a six-month program that aims to expose young leaders to decision-makers in Alabama. Those selected for the […]

November 16, 2022 | Press Releases

Dr. Rosa Stoops Selected as UM’s First Christiane Angele Jacobson Endowed Spanish Chair

Dr. Rosa Maria Stoops, a professor of French and Spanish in the Department of English and World Languages at the University of Montevallo since 2005, has been selected as the first Christiane Angele Jacobson Endowed Spanish Chair in English and World Languages. Her appointment, which was recommended by the Faculty Development Advisory Committee with the […]

November 11, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Office of Veteran and Military Affairs Honors Veterans, Past and Present

The University of Montevallo Office of Veteran and Military Affairs honored veterans and hosted events for their dependents in association with Veterans Day. On Nov. 8, the Office of Veteran and Military Affairs participated in a flag placement ceremony at the Alabama National Cemetery. The Campus Veterans Association, the student organization that is associated with […]

November 7, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Theatre Department Hosting "Punk Rock Girl!" Nov. 17-20

The University of Montevallo Department of Theatre presents “Punk Rock Girl!” on the Rebecca J. Luker Stage at the DiscoverShelby Theatre in the Center for the Arts. Performances are scheduled Nov. 17-19 nightly at 7:30 p.m., with matinee performances scheduled on Saturday, Nov. 19 and Sunday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. each day. Tickets can […]

October 17, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Celebrates 126 Years of Montevallo Moments on Founders' Day

The University of Montevallo celebrated 126 years on Thursday, Oct. 13, with a morning convocation and the dedication of the Charles Webb Jr. Post Office – the second Black man in UM history to have a facility named for him  – on the afternoon of Founders’ Day. The theme of this year’s Founders’ Day was […]

September 29, 2022 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo and Trenholm State Enter into Student Transfer Partnership

The University of Montevallo signed a transfer agreement with Trenholm State Community College Tuesday, Sept. 27, marking its sixth ContinuUM Transfer Pathway Program partnership with community colleges throughout the state. The partnership begins immediately. “It’s great to have a new partnership with Trenholm State,” said Dr. John W. Stewart III, president of UM. “We’re all […]

September 21, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Hosting Preview Days in October and November

The University of Montevallo will offer all prospective high school and transfer students another opportunity to find out why #YouBelongAtMontevallo by attending one of two Preview Days in the upcoming weeks. The first Preview Day will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Robert M. McChesney Student Activity Center followed by another opportunity on Friday, […]

September 20, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Theatre Professor Builds One of the Largest Collegiate 3D Printers in the Southeast

During his sabbatical, Kyle Moore, associate professor of theatre, completed his revision of a large-scale 3D printer that was built as part of a 2015 undergraduate research project. The giant printer, which uses recycled plastics, was constructed to explore digital fabrication opportunities in theater, such as producing theatrical props and set pieces for University productions. […]

September 8, 2022 | Press Releases

‘Last Chance U’ Star Brittany Wagner Hired as Director of the UM's Grainger Center for Professional Development

Brittany Wagner, star of the hit original docuseries, “Last Chance U” on Netflix, has been hired as director of the Grainger Center for Professional Development and as a full-time instructor and advisor in the University of Montevallo’s Stephens College of Business. She started this fall. “We wanted to bring her in full-time because her expertise […]

September 7, 2022 | More Montevallo Stories

Montevallo M.A.D.E. Program Receives $25,000 Donation from Holle Family Foundation

The Holle Family Foundation donated $25,000 to the University of Montevallo’s M.A.D.E. (Minorities Achieving Dreams of Excellence) program in early September. The Holle Family Foundation was established in 2014 to continue the philanthropic commitments of Everett Holle and his family by promoting individuals and institutions throughout Central Alabama that nurture individual accomplishment and worth by […]

August 24, 2022 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Launches Virtual Reality Campus Tour

Though in-person tours are the preferred method of experiencing the beauty that is the University of Montevallo’s campus and discovering why “You Belong at Montevallo,” it’s no longer the only way to get a real feel for what it’s like to attend the University. Over the past year, UM added two new campus tour options: […]

August 22, 2022 | Press Releases

Dr. Courtney Bentley Officially Named Provost and VP of Academic Affairs

After serving as interim provost and vice president of Academic Affairs at the University of Montevallo since January, Dr. Courtney Bentley has been officially named to the position. The announcement was made Aug. 17 at the Faculty Convocation meeting at the Center for the Arts. Her position is effective Sept. 1. “During the last year, […]

August 3, 2022 | More Montevallo Stories

UM’s Model United Nations Team Returned to In-Person Competition and Picked Up Multiple Awards

After competing online in 2020 due to the pandemic, the University of Montevallo’s Model United Nations team triumphantly returned to in-person competition and won a conference-wide Outstanding Position Paper and a Best Delegate award for the INTERPOL committee at the 2021 Southern Regional Model United Nations conference in Atlanta at the end of November. Dr. […]

July 18, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Named Among Best Nutrition and Wellness Programs in the Nation

Intelligent magazine ranked the University of Montevallo’s Nutrition and Wellness Program as the fourth best nutrition degree program in the nation and the best nutrition program in the South in its Best Nutrition Degree Programs of 2022 rankings. Intelligent magazine,  which is centered around a lifelong commitment to continuous improvement, assessed 190 universities and colleges […]

July 15, 2022 | More Montevallo Stories

Montevallo Students Explore Great Smoky Mountains National Park

Montevallo Political Science Professor Dr. Scott Turner took 20 UM students to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee   in March as part of his National Parks and Public Lands class. The class is an elective that’s a mix between political science, environmental studies and an honors course. It’s taught every other year and involves […]