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March 31, 2021 | Press Releases

UM named top college theatre program in Alabama 

The Department of Theatre in the University of Montevallo’s College of Fine Arts was recognized by onstageblog.com as the Top College Theatre Program in Alabama in the website’s recent state rankings.   The website recognized “college programs that are doing some amazing things and giving their students fantastic preparation for their various industries” from across the nation.   Each […]

March 18, 2021 | Press Releases

Student spotlight: Rachael Smith

For Rachael Smith, earning a bachelor’s degree in chemistry with a concentration in biochemistry from UM in December 2020 was just the first step toward making groundbreaking discoveries in the international medical field. During her time as an undergraduate at Montevallo, Smith was selected to serve as an intern at Harvard University Medical School in […]

March 17, 2021 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo sees enrollment growth in graduate programs

Enrollment in the University of Montevallo’s business and education graduate programs has grown significantly over the past year, as more students than ever are taking advantage of the University’s high-quality, flexible and affordable graduate programs. The MBA program in the Michael E. Stephens College of Business has set new enrollment records each of the past […]

March 12, 2021 | Press Releases

Keith Shoemaker ’98 receives Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award

Keith Shoemaker ’98 of Atlanta is the recipient of the 2021 Nathalie Molton Gibons Alumni Achievement Award. Shoemaker is the commodity manager for inflight branded snacks and beverages with Delta Airlines, where he is responsible for the sourcing and procurement of all of the airline’s onboard branded snack and beverage products. He has worked in […]

March 12, 2021 | Press Releases

Kelly Curry '08 receives Nathalie Molton Gibbons Young Achiever’s Award

Kelly Curry ’08 is the recipient of the 2021 Nathalie Molton Gibbons Young Achiever’s Award, which is given annually to an alumnus age 35 or younger whose career and community contributions have reflected positively at the local, state or national level. Curry is a child family therapist, maternity supervisor and reunification counselor at Agape of […]

March 12, 2021 | Press Releases

Tim Lupinacci ’88 earns Distinguished Alumnus Award

Timothy Lupinacci ’88 is the recipient of the 2021 Distinguished Alumnus Award, which is the UM National Alumni Association’s highest annual honor. Lupinacci, a resident of Vestavia Hills, is a member of the University’s Board of Trustees and has practiced law in Birmingham for nearly three decades. He is the chairman and chief executive officer […]

March 11, 2021 | Press Releases

UM holds on-campus vaccination clinic for employees

The University of Montevallo, in partnership with Shelby Baptist Medical Center and Montevallo Drug, held an on-campus COVID-19 vaccination clinic for more than 100 UM employees on March 4. The partnership is the latest in the University’s efforts to provide vaccines to educators and support personnel who are eligible to receive the vaccine under the […]

March 10, 2021 | Press Releases

UM’s Dean Craft moving to Oglethorpe, Mellon named interim dean

Dr. Stephen Craft, the dean of the University of Montevallo’s Stephens College of Business will be moving into the same position at Atlanta’s Oglethorpe University. Dr. Amiee Mellon, associate professor and department chair in the SCOB, will serve as interim dean until a new full-time dean is named. Craft has been at UM for more […]

March 3, 2021 | Press Releases

UM returning to full in-person classes in fall

The University of Montevallo will return to a traditional in-person class model for the fall 2021 semester. UM leaders made the decision utilizing the guidance of state and national medical experts and in consideration of wider distribution of vaccines throughout the United States. They also cited rapidly decreasing COVID-19 infection numbers statewide. With the announcement, […]