University of Montevallo Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Suzanne Ozment has been elected to the board of directors for Alabama Humanities Foundation. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
Carmichael Library has announced the Alabamian, the student newspaper, is now digitized and available on the Internet Archive. The digitized content includes the first issue from 1924 called the Vanguard to the 1984 issues. The Library plans to digitize the entire run. The Library’s digitization program aligns with the University’s Strategic Plan to digitize material in the Milner Archives and […]
New York playwright Qui Nguyen will lead events at the University of Montevallo as part of the Dancy Lecture Series on Feb. 11-12. Nguyen is a co-founder of the OBIE Award-winning Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company of New York City who work is known for innovative use of stage violence, puppetry and multimedia. Read more at […]
The University of Montevallo’s Concert and Lecture Committee along with the institution’s Department of Music are hosting a lecture by a Duke University professor about renowned 16th-century composer William Byrd on Feb. 13. Read more at al.com.
Due to a winter storm warning, this event has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 13. An open forum with students on “Living as an Artist in New York” will now take place from 4 to 5 p.m. in Reynolds Studio Theatre. A free public reading from Nguyen’s play Men of Steel and a talk with Nguyen is set for 7 p.m. in LeBaron […]
Due to a winter storm warning, this event has been rescheduled for Thursday, Feb. 27 at 3:30 p.m. in LeBaron Recital Hall. The Concert and Lecture Committee of the University of Montevallo and the Department of Music is presenting a lecture by Kerry McCarthy, associate professor of music at Duke University, entitled “From the Library […]
Headquarters staff from the International Fraternity of Phi Gamma Delta, known as “FIJI,” will be on campus February 6 through March 22 recruiting men to become the founding fathers of the first ever FIJI chapter at the University of Montevallo. Phi Gamma Delta will be the first fraternity added to the UM Greek community since Alpha Kappa […]
Music enriches the human experience. For that reason, the Department of Music at the University of Montevallo is dedicated to extending music education beyond the degree programs it offers to reach citizens in the surrounding region. The University’s Community School of Music (CSM) is “instrumental” in making that happen. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
Pianist Cynthia MacCrae bid adieu to her five-month Beethoven odyssey for a University of Montevallo audience Monday night. She will do the same tonight at Alabama Piano Gallery as she presents program number 10 of 10 in her cycle of all 32 piano sonatas. Read the full story at al.com.
Middle and high school band students from across the state will come together Feb. 28 to March 2 to blend their musical talents at the 2014 University of Montevallo Honor Band Festival. The university is expecting 300 or more students to attend the 21st annual honor band, said Julie McEntee, office manger in the Department […]
Hey, conspiracy theorists, listen up: University of Montevallo Assistant Professor of English Alex Beringer is heading to England’s University of Cambridge later this year to serve as a visiting scholar for the institution’s Conspiracy and Democracy project. Read the full story at al.com.
Fifteen singers and six pianists will perform Tuesday, Jan. 14, to show their support for victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated much of the Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013. Singers include music professors, alumni and others representing area colleges and universities, including Birmingham-Southern College, UAB, Samford University, University of Montevallo, University of Alabama, Alabama School […]
Cathedral Church of the Advent now has a coffee table book about its architecture, stained-glass windows and timeline that may rank as one of the most impressive parish histories ever written. Michael Hawkins, a 1985 graduate of the University of Montevallo, did all the photography, graphics and layout for the book. Read the full story […]
WHAT: Legislative forum hosted by UM Student Government Association WHEN: Thursday, Jan. 9, beginning at 6 p.m. WHERE: Anna Irvin Dining Hall on the University of Montevallo campus ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: This forum will give students, faculty, staff and community members an opportunity to hear from local politicians and ask them questions. Scheduled to appear are […]
Scott Varagona, assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Montevallo, recently scored a chess grand slam as he took the 2013 Alabama Dual-rated Championship, held in Montgomery in December. Varagona had won the Blitz Championship, the Quick Championship and the State Championship titles earlier in the year. The various championships are differentiated by the […]
At Order & Chaos presented by Space One Eleven, University of Montevallo Professor of Art, Karen Graffeo, directed students from her course titled “Clothing as Art” in which students explore art and its relationship to clothing. The event showed fashion on the runway, informed by art, live music and video. Read the full story at […]
The University of Montevallo awarded 222 degrees at its fall commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 13, where human rights activist and politician Andrew Young was the speaker. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
Back when the University of Montevallo was still Alabama College, an all-girls school, it was called “Angel Farm” by the young men who would visit the college campus on weekends. It was at “Angel Farm” that Frances Yates Shaw met the man who would later become her husband. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
The University of Montevallo held its fall commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 13, at the McChesney Student Activity Center on the UM campus. Those in attendance had the privilege of hearing Andrew Young, politician, human rights activist and businessman, speak. Degrees were awarded to 222 students. One hundred fifty-nine students received their undergraduate degrees, while 63 […]