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August 25, 2021 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo enrollment continues to grow 

The University of Montevallo continued to see enrollment growth this fall, posting its highest overall enrollment in several years.   The University began the fall semester on Aug. 23 with a total enrollment of about 2,700, which is up about 4 percent since the fall 2019 semester. UM welcomed 527 freshmen this semester, which is its […]

August 25, 2021 | Press Releases

Student spotlight – Grace Hancock

For more than a year, University of Montevallo senior Grace Hancock’s job as a student employee in UM’s Carmichael Library has been helping her to hone skills she plans to use throughout her professional career. After she earns her degree in communication studies in December 2022, Hancock plans to pursue a Master of Library and […]

August 24, 2021 | Press Releases

UM’s Hultquist named Advanced Placement Chief Reader

Dr. Clark Hultquist, professor of history and chair of the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at the University of Montevallo, has been appointed to serve a four-year term as the Advanced Placement European History Chief Faculty Consultant (also known as the Chief Reader). In this position, Hultquist will be responsible for overseeing the scoring […]

August 18, 2021 | Press Releases

UM College of Business panel highlights diversity, equity and inclusion 

The University of Montevallo’s Stephens College of Business hosted a virtual panel of distinguished alums on July 15 to discuss the important roles diversity, equity and inclusion play in the college’s mission.   Panelists included UM Student Diversity Recruitment and Retention Coordinator Jason Perry, Sociallyin Executive Administrator Claire Quirk, University of Alabama Culverhouse College of Business Academic Advisor Jasmine […]

August 16, 2021 | Press Releases

Broadcast studio named in Jordan’s memory

The ​University of Montevallo is proud to announce the naming of the Andy Jordan Broadcast Studio in Strong Hall, thanks to an anonymous gift in memory of Jordan. A plaque has been placed outside the studio space that reads, “The Andy Jordan Broadcast Studio is named in memory of Mr. Andy Jordan ’00 ‘Looking good, Gold Side!’” The Andy Jordan Broadcast Studio will serve to honor the memory of a […]

August 13, 2021 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo receives donation to benefit minority scholarships

The University of Montevallo Foundation has received a $50,000 gift to create the Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits and Gerry Rivero Scholarship for UM’s Minorities Achieving Dreams of Excellence (M.A.D.E.) program. As a result of the donation, $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to 25 deserving students in the M.A.D.E. program during the next two academic years, […]

August 13, 2021 | Press Releases

Truss named dean of UM College of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Ruth Truss will serve as the dean of the University of Montevallo’s College of Arts & Sciences beginning on Aug. 16 after serving in an interim capacity for the past few years. Truss joined the Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences at UM in 1993 as an adjunct instructor and joined the faculty full-time […]