The very unusual ceramics exhibit now in the art gallery at Parnell Memorial Library is the work of Melissa Moody, an Artist in Residence at the University of Montevallo. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
The Montevallo Development Cooperative District has finalized a roughly $5 million loan that will help fund projects with both the city and the university. Projects with the university include a $146,760 payment for the University of Montevallo’s new track facility and $71,760 to renovate the softball field at Orr Park into a stadium for the […]
The University of Montevallo volleyball team is partnering up with Joe Jackson’s Dog World for its upcoming Falcons 4 Paws event at the next home match Friday, Sept. 27. The Falcons are operating a drive to help supply Joe Jackson’s Dog World with the items it needs to run the shelter. Fans are encouraged to bring […]
The volleyball team was riding a five match winning streak heading into Wednesday night’s matchup with the Stillman Tigers. After posting a dominating performance against the Tigers, that winning streak was extended to six. The Falcons earned a three set sweep (25-7, 25-9 and 25-14) to improve their record to 9-2 overall (2-1 PBC). Read […]
University of Montevallo alumnus Brandt Montgomery was among the hundreds of people who marched in a campus demonstration last week against segregation in Greek groups on the University of Alabama’s campus. Montgomery, who is black, was not only a member of the fraternity Lambda Chi Alpha while at Montevallo, but he was also elected president […]
University of Montevallo alumnus Randy Kennedy will speak at the Government Street Forum lunch today with an inside look at the Press-Register’s changes and future plans. Kennedy, who moved to Mobile 11 years ago as sports editor for the Press-Register, was named community news director for Alabama Media Group’s Mobile division on July 12. The […]
Eugene B. Sledge, an educator, biologist and author who taught biology at the University of Montevallo for 28 years was inducted into the Alabama Men’s Hall of Fame on Sept. 24, 2013. Read the full story at al.com.
Chadd Adams, chief of police and director of public safety at the University of Montevallo, recently completed the second level of the Certified Law Enforcement Executive Program. The certification was awarded by the University Partnership for Alabama Continuing Education (UPACE) at the Alabama Association of Chiefs of Police Conference in Gulf Shores. Belinda Blackburn, director […]
The University of Montevallo will host an exhibition titled “Civil Rights Leaders Then and Now: Photographs by James ‘Spider’ Martin and Jonathan Purvis” Oct. 3–24 in The Gallery at Bloch Hall on the UM campus. An opening reception will be held Oct. 3 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The exhibition will feature the historic work […]
Scott Varagona, assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Montevallo and sponsor of UM’s chess club, recently won the 2013 Alabama State Chess Championship, the largest annual chess tournament in Alabama. Varagona, who achieved the title of National Master in 2012, has won the state title five times. He scored 5.5 points out of […]
The University of Montevallo Social Work Program will host the 2013 Advocacy Day conference Friday, Sept. 20, from 8:30 a.m.-noon, in Anna Irvin Hall on the University of Montevallo campus. The aim of this conference is to provide participants with important information regarding changes in the Diagnostic Statistical Manual – Fifth Edition (DSM-V) and how […]
In yet another expansion of services at the University of Montevallo, a new food service vendor was introduced Wednesday afternoon with a ribbon-cutting at Anna Irvin Dining Hall on the UM campus. The university has engaged Chartwells to provide not only cafeteria service, but also to establish Moe’s Southwestern Grill and Olo Sushi in Farmer […]
University of Montevallo senior Brandon Caruthers has already begun thinking about what he wants to do after graduation, and he’s already getting the ball rolling. His first project is bringing what he calls the “lost art” of dinner theater to the Birmingham area, beginning at the Main Street Tavern in Montevallo with a production of […]
The University of Montevallo again rose in the rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” published by U.S. News & World Report. According to the 2014 rankings, released Sept. 10, 2013, Montevallo is once again ranked as the No. 1 public master’s-level university in Alabama, a distinction it has held each year since 2008. For 2014, Montevallo […]
In another move to unite the University of Montevallo with the City of Montevallo, the Barnes & Noble university bookstore held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m., at the new location on Main Street. James L. Day also was present to sign copies of his recently published book, […]
Colleges and universities typically contribute to the communities in which they are located in a myriad of ways in addition to their principal mission of producing well-educated graduates. The Speech and Hearing Center at the University of Montevallo offers an excellent example of broader contributions that touch the lives of local citizens. Read the full […]
The College of Fine Arts at the University of Montevallo will present A Bookmobile for Dreamers on Monday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 p.m., in the Library Theater at Parnell Memorial Library in Montevallo. The performance is free and open to the public. A multimedia chamber opera for theremin, electronic music and video, A Bookmobile for […]
The city of Montevallo hosted its seventh Art Walk Aug. 24, where community members gathered on the sidewalks of Main Street to visit booths showcasing local artists and businesses. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
A ribbon cutting and open house for the newly renovated University of Montevallo on Main building, located at 737 Main Street in Montevallo, took place Friday, Aug. 23. The event marked the culmination of more than a year of renovations to the structure formerly known as the Alabama Power building, as well as ushered in […]