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October 1, 2019 | UM Happenings

UM intern and volunteer fair connects students with agencies

Dozens of University of Montevallo students found ways to give back to the community and get connected with area agencies during a Sept. 25 internship and volunteer fair in Anna Irvin Dining Hall. The fair featured booths for 17 agencies from throughout central Alabama, and gave students a chance to learn more about getting involved […]

September 12, 2019 | UM Happenings

Morgan’s breakout performance highlights success of UM track and field program 

As student-athlete DaShaun Morgan stood on the podium at the NCAA Division II national track and field meet in Kingsville, Texas, on May 23, he knew his coaches were right. After Morgan arrived on campus as a freshman the previous year, his coaches told him to expect nothing but greatness from himself.  When Morgan met UM men’s track and […]

September 12, 2019 | UM Happenings

Todd and Linda Strange make a lasting impact on UM 

Hon. Todd Strange ’66 vividly remembers the first date he and his wife of nearly 53 years, Linda Davis Strange ’67, took while they were both students at what was then Alabama College.   Todd’s fraternity, which was then known as the Sigma Club and was the precursor to UM’s current Alpha Tau Omega chapter, had organized a hayride, and […]

September 12, 2019 | UM Happenings

Alumni Affairs, led by new director, fosters connection between grads and campus 

While working from her office on the first floor of Reynolds Hall to plan the details of a summer alumni social in Washington, D.C., new Alumni Affairs Director Tiffany Bunt’s journey at Montevallo had come full circle.  As a public relations student employee during her time as an undergrad at UM, her office was on the second […]

September 12, 2019 | UM Happenings

UM has many connections to state’s Bicentennial celebration 

For the past three years, the state of Alabama has been in celebration mode.   In 1817, Alabama became a United States territory, and then transitioned into the nation’s 22nd state two years later. In recognition of two centuries of statehood, Alabama’s Bicentennial Commission has been holding events, organizing programs and blanketing the state with opportunities […]

May 2, 2019 | UM Happenings

Commencement announcement

The forecast for Saturday’s Commencement ceremony is uncertain.  In an effort to keep Commencement on Flowerhill Lawn, we are postponing making the final decision until Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m. The University will notify you if the ceremony moves into the McChesney Student Activity Center via social media and email. What happens if it rains??? […]

April 30, 2019 | UM Happenings

UM hosts ACE Women’s Network conference

On Wednesday, April 17, the Alabama Chapter of the American Council on Education (ACE) Women’s Network held its spring conference at the University of Montevallo.   Coordinated by UM senior Danielle Parks as part of her capstone project, the event provided networking opportunities, a forum for attendees to share best practices and experiences, discover innovative ways to exceed the current vision […]

February 12, 2019 | UM Happenings

forUM to shut down on Friday

IS&T will permanently shut down the forUM portal on Friday, Feb. 15. Faculty and staff will still have access to Canvas, Banner and email through Faculty and Staff Resources on the UM website. Student access can be found through Student Resources.

November 30, 2018 | UM Happenings

University of Montevallo Honors Senior Elites

The University of Montevallo honored 32 students at Elite Night held at the end of the fall 2018 semester.  Beginning in 1933, Elite Night has served as a way to honor students who excel academically, have shown outstanding leadership abilities and a commitment to service. Each student honored was nominated by the faculty in their respective […]

August 20, 2018 | UM Happenings

You Belong At Montevallo

Over the past eight years, it has been my great privilege to meet countless students, alumni, faculty and staff of our University who share a strong devotion to the University of Montevallo. During those meetings, I have asked these individuals, “What brought you to Montevallo?” Their answer is often, “I just belonged here.” Alumni repeatedly […]

December 15, 2017 | UM Happenings

Congratulations December Graduates

Commencement ceremonies are milestones in the life of a university and in the lives of its extended family members. While in the narrowest sense each graduate is celebrating the mastery of a defined curriculum of intellectual skills and content, we know that the meaning of this commencement celebration will be much broader and deeper than […]

November 29, 2017 | UM Happenings

Pack the SAC

Join us for Falcons basketball first home game of the season Nov. 29 | Falcons vs. UAH | Women’s game at 6 p.m. | Men’s game at 8 p.m. Event includes: Block party outside the SAC before the game with your chance to prizes such as food vouchers, gift cards to Dick’s Sporting Goods, t-shirts, […]

October 23, 2017 | UM Happenings

University of Montevallo invites high school and transfer students to preview campus

The University of Montevallo invites prospective students and their families to attend Fall Preview Day on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. Activities for the day begin at the McChesney Student Activity Center at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. Preview Day gives high school and transfer students a close-up look at the Montevallo experience. There’s […]

October 8, 2017 | UM Happenings

University Weather Announcement

The University of Montevallo is monitoring the forecast for Hurricane Nate. Tropical storm weather is predicted for the Birmingham area during the midday hours on Sunday, Oct. 8. At this point, the University plans to operate on a normal schedule Monday, Oct. 9. We realize many students may be traveling back to campus today and we urge […]

June 23, 2017 | UM Happenings

Poole recognized as UM Good Neighbor

Melanie Poole, a resident of Montevallo, was recently awarded the Good Neighbor Award by the University of Montevallo.   The Good Neighbor Award is presented each year to a Montevallo resident, who has demonstrated unselfish service and exceptional leadership in supporting the progress of UM.   Poole, a 1986 graduate of the University of Montevallo, […]

May 19, 2017 | UM Happenings

Montevallo announces new scholarship fund

The University of Montevallo Foundation is pleased to announce plans to add $1.1 million toward increasing scholarships. The UM Foundation Board approved the proposal for scholarships on Friday, May 12.   With rising tuition costs nationwide, the UM Foundation recognizes the need to assist the University of Montevallo in recruiting and retaining high achieving and […]

May 10, 2017 | UM Happenings

Congratulations Spring Graduates

Commencement ceremonies are milestones in the life of a university and in the lives of its extended family members. While in the narrowest sense each graduate is celebrating the mastery of a defined curriculum of intellectual skills and content, we know that the meaning of this commencement celebration will be much broader and deeper than […]

April 14, 2017 | UM Happenings

Forte Festival to offer interdisciplinary weekend of creativity

Between April 20 and 22, the University of Montevallo will host the Forte Festival of Creativity, a weekend of interdisciplinary events and performances. Forte is co-hosted by the UM College of Fine Arts, The College of Arts and Sciences and the Montevallo Arts Council and funded in part by a grant from the UM Concert […]

March 3, 2017 | Press Releases

Montevallo announces new Center for the Arts

The University of Montevallo is pleased to announce plans for a new multi-million dollar Center for the Arts. The UM Board of Trustees approved the proposal for the Center on Friday, Feb. 10. The estimated 36,000-square-foot facility will allow the College of Fine Arts at UM to provide a more comprehensive teaching and learning space […]

March 2, 2017 | UM Happenings

UM Announces Dean’s List for Fall

The University of Montevallo is proud to recognize the following 375 students named to the Dean’s List for the fall semester. To make the Dean’s List, a student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time student at the University. Arts & Sciences NAME HOMETOWN STATE Abounassar, […]