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April 19, 2019 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to freeze tuition and simplify student fees 

In an effort to assist students with the rising costs of higher education, the University of Montevallo plans to freeze 2019-2020 tuition at the undergraduate level.   In addition to freezing tuition, university administration will also be restructuring the student fees. “The fee simplification will make it easier for students to predict and understand their bills,” said […]

April 17, 2019 | Press Releases

2019 Spring Commencement speaker announced

Alumnus Dr. Richard D. Cummings, world-renowned researcher, will deliver the keynote address for the University of Montevallo Spring Commencement, which will be held Saturday, May 4, at 9 a.m. at Flowerhill on campus. A reception for graduates and their families hosted by the UM National Alumni Association will precede the ceremony at 7:30 a.m. Cummings currently works […]

April 12, 2019 | Press Releases

University presents Forte Festival of Creativity

During April 18-20, the University of Montevallo campus will host a multitude of workshops and performances as part of the annual Forte Festival of Creativity.     The Forte Festival of Creativity celebrates creativity across disciplines as a collaboration between all four colleges at UM and the Montevallo Arts Council. The 2019 theme is Open Table. Guest presenters, UM student […]

April 4, 2019 | Press Releases

Warrior Challenge to be held April 13

The third annual Warrior Challenge will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the University of Montevallo’s Disc Golf Course, located near the McChesney Student Activity Center.     Students from DeAnna Smith’s Social Entrepreneurship & Sustainability class are applying their academic knowledge to benefit local charity The Arc of Shelby County. Expanding upon the […]

March 20, 2019 | Press Releases

Montevallo and Wallace State-Hanceville announce partnership with ContinuUM program

The University of Montevallo and Wallace State Community College-Hanceville have announced a partnership to offer students an easy transition from the community college to the four-year public university. The formalized program, ContinuUM, offers Wallace State students guaranteed admission to UM and eligibility for scholarships after earning an associate’s degree or 45 transferable credit hours. “We […]

March 18, 2019 | Press Releases

UM honors Office of Veteran & Military Affairs with ribbon cutting

The University of Montevallo held a ribbon cutting ceremony on March 8, celebrating the opening of the Office of Veteran & Military Affairs. Housed in UM’s Global Community Outreach Building on the UM campus, this office has been created to serve UM’s veterans, those currently serving in the armed forces and their families. The space […]

March 10, 2019 | Press Releases

UM hosts 71st annual ACETA conference  

The UM Department of English and Foreign Languages hosted the 71st iteration of the Association of College English Teachers of Alabama (ACETA) at Comer Hall on March 1-2.  The conference’s theme was “The Sympathetic Imagination: Literature, Film and Writing of Sympathy and Empathy.” Works submitted for consideration focused broadly on themes such as phenomenology, the intersection of philosophies and […]

March 7, 2019 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to host spring ACT Prep Course

The University of Montevallo will be hosting a single-day ACT Prep Course for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors on Saturday, March 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. The purpose of this course is to equip students with test-taking strategies to enable them to be better prepared for the ACT. “During this course, we provide students the test-taking […]

March 1, 2019 | Press Releases

UM Ranked Among Top Nutritional Science Degree Programs

Bachelor’s Degree Center recently named the University of Montevallo in the 25 Best Bachelor’s in Nutritional Sciences Degree Programs for 2019. To determine the ranking, Bachelor’s Degree Center editors began by researching all of the nutrition and dietetics programs in the U.S. accredited by the Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (ACEND). From […]

February 28, 2019 | Press Releases

University announces Esports team for fall 2019

UPDATE: Tryouts will be held Saturday, March 9 in Strong Hall Room 106. Registration: 11 a.m. • Gaming: 12-3 p.m. The University of Montevallo is pleased to announce the development of its first Esports team. UM will join the Peach Belt Conference as an associate member for Esports and will begin full participation in fall 2019, playing “League of Legends” from Riot Games. “We are […]

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 […]

February 26, 2019 | Press Releases

UM accepting donations for professional clothing drive

On Wednesday, March 20, the University of Montevallo will host the annual professional clothing drive event, Dress to Impress, where students have the opportunity to shop for donated business clothes and accessories in preparation for job interviews and other professional opportunities. This year’s event will be held from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Anna […]

February 25, 2019 | Press Releases

Kelli Holmes named to Top 40 Under 40

Kelli Johnson Holmes, director of development at the University of Montevallo, was honored among the Birmingham Business Journal’s Top 40 Under 40 at a reception held, Feb. 21 at Mercedes-Benz of Birmingham-Irondale Campus. Holmes was one of the 40 finalists selected from more than 350 nominations for the 2019 list. For this honor, the Birmingham […]

February 13, 2019 | Press Releases

Dr. Richard Cummings awarded Distinguished Alumnus Award

During the Homecoming Luncheon on Feb. 9, 2019, the University of Montevallo National Alumni Association bestowed its most prestigious award, the Distinguished Alumnus Award, to Dr. Richard D. Cummings, world renowned researcher. Cummings currently works as the S. Daniel Abraham Professor of Surgery at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC) and Harvard Medical School in […]

February 12, 2019 | Press Releases

Montevallo Concert Choir to make Carnegie Hall debut

The University of Montevallo Concert Choir will perform at the historic Carnegie Hall in New York on Feb. 16 at 8 p.m. for the 2019 Gotham SINGS! Choral Festival and Ensemble Showcase. Festival organizers, Sechrist Travel, selected the UM Concert Choir to perform based on their international choral performances. “We carefully select and invite only […]

February 12, 2019 | Press Releases

Joe Howard awarded Alumni Achievement Award

During the Homecoming Luncheon on Feb. 9, 2019, the University of Montevallo National Alumni Association awarded the 2019 Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award to Joe Howard of Montevallo. Howard received his Bachelor of Business Administration degree from the University in 1989. While in college, Howard stood out as a leader, serving as treasurer of […]

February 12, 2019 | Press Releases

Jefferson Walker awarded Young Achiever's Award

During the Homecoming Luncheon on Feb. 9, 2019, the University of Montevallo National Alumni Association awarded the 2019 Nathalie Molton Gibbons Young Achiever’s Award to Dr. Jefferson Walker, of Birmingham. Walker works as director of the Research Communication Certificate Program and the lead instructor for Academic Writing and Communication for the Graduate School at the […]

January 30, 2019 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo designated Military Friendly School

The University of Montevallo has been designated a Military Friendly® School in the 2019-2020 list of “Better for Veterans” Institutions identified across the country by VIQTORY on Jan. 22. Founded in 2001, VIQTORY is a service-disabled, veteran-owned small business (SDVOSB) that connects the military community to civilian employment, along with educational and entrepreneurial opportunities. Now in […]

January 28, 2019 | Press Releases

University Closing Jan. 29

Due to the threat of snow and dangerous road conditions in and around the City of Montevallo, and for the safety of our campus community, the University of Montevallo will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 29. This includes all classes and extracurricular activities. Anna Irvin Dining Hall will continue to operate on a normal schedule. Please […]

January 15, 2019 | Press Releases

UM joins MERIT program

The Mentored Experiences in Research, Instruction, and Teaching (MERIT) Program is a funded Institutional Research and Academic Career Development Award from NIH/NIGMS. It is facilitated through a partnership of the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB), Lawson State Community College, Oakwood University, Stillman College, and the University of Montevallo. The primary goal of the MERIT Program is to provide Postdoctoral Scholars with outstanding research and teaching […]