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February 7, 2014 | UM in the News

Provost named to state humanities board

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.

February 7, 2014 | UM Happenings

Carmichael Library Digitizes Alabamian

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 […]

February 6, 2014 | UM in the News

University of Montevallo hosting New York City playwright Feb. 11-12

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 […]

February 6, 2014 | UM Happenings

New York playwright will give Dancy Lecture at the University of Montevallo

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 […]

February 4, 2014 | UM Happenings

Renaissance England Music Expert set to speak at UM

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 […]

February 3, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM Greek Life Welcomes Phi Gamma Delta

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 […]

January 29, 2014 | UM in the News

UM’s Community School of Music enriches

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.

January 16, 2014 | UM in the News

Students band together for musical experience

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 […]

January 12, 2014 | UM in the News

UM musicians to help raise funds for Philippine typhoon relief

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 […]

January 8, 2014 | UM in the News

From bullet hole in Jesus window to 'Gone With the Wind' tie-in, Episcopal Cathedral tabletop history is 'amazing'

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 […]

January 6, 2014 | Press Releases

Legislative forum at University of Montevallo

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 […]

January 6, 2014 | Press Releases

UM assistant professor sweeps 2013 chess tournaments

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 […]

December 16, 2013 | UM in the News

Bench commemorates 65-year-old love story that began at ‘Angel Farm’

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.

December 16, 2013 | Press Releases

Fall Commencement held at University of Montevallo

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 […]