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February 1, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

Success as a Chain Reaction

  Cummings offers enriching internship at Harvard  With his educational roots established in the rich soil of the University of Montevallo, Dr. Richard D. Cummings has grown and flourished throughout his illustrious career. After earning a bachelor’s degree in biology from UM in 1974, he went on to hone his skills through training at Johns […]

January 1, 2018 | More Montevallo Stories

Vallo Voice 2018

Vallo Voice is the University’s weekly newsletter for faculty and staff. Issues for 2018 are available below. (View 2017 issues) Jan. 9, 2018 Jan. 23, 2018 Jan. 30, 2018 Feb. 6 Feb. 13 Feb. 20 Feb. 27 March 6 March 13 March 20 April 3 April 10 April 17 April 24(Biweekly for summer) May 1  […]

October 3, 2017 | More Montevallo Stories

A Legacy Worth Sharing

The University of Montevallo is steeped in traditions passed down from class to class — whether it’s the robing of the seniors at Founders’ Day, the intellectual smackdown of the Life Raft Debate or the month-long celebration of school spirit in College Night. However, some alumni share an even greater sense of lineage with members […]

January 19, 2017 | More Montevallo Stories

Squirrels

UM’s campus, nestled in the heart of Alabama, is home not only to students but also to many squirrels. Throughout the years, students have commented about the abundance of squirrels on campus and their iconic nature. In 1946, the Alabama College Alumnae Office formed a partnership with Wedgwood to highlight this campus. Reynolds Hall was chosen […]

January 1, 2017 | More Montevallo Stories

Vallo Voice 2017

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April 12, 2016 | More Montevallo Stories

Earth Week 2016

Monday, April 18th – Lets Get Wild- Biodiversity Day Center for Biological Diversity Tabling 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Outside of Cafeteria Environmental Club members will be handing out condoms outside of the cafeteria while educating students about the connections between population growth, reproductive rights, and endangered species.   Save the Red Wolf! —Red Wolf Revival […]

March 10, 2016 | More Montevallo Stories

Fall 2015 Dean's List

College of Business Emily C Beatty Craigavon Ansley R Bittle Jemison AL Taylor E Bounds Sylacauga AL Patrick M Bowen Pleasant Grove AL Haley E Burk Hoover AL Taylor T Burr Montevallo AL Alice M Copland West Yorkshire Srdian Duikovic Montevallo AL Killian F Dunn Jemison AL Jonathan I Fleagle Helena AL Patrick R Gant […]

April 27, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

Local student named editor of Univ. of Montevallo publication

MONTEVALLO—The Student Publications Committee at the University of Montevallo recently announced the selection of Christopher Holder of Mobile as editor of Montage, UM’s yearbook, for the 2012-2013 academic year. Holder, a graduate of Murphy High School and a sophomore at UM, is majoring in English and music. He assisted with copy editing on the staff […]

April 27, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

Local student named editor of Univ. of Montevallo publication

MONTEVALLO—The Student Publications Committee at the University of Montevallo recently announced the selection of Heather Buckner of Hoover as editor of The Alabamian, UM’s student newspaper, for the 2012-2013 academic year. Buckner, a graduate of Oak Grove High School and a sophomore at UM, is majoring in English with a concentration in journalism. She served […]

April 27, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

Local student named editor of Univ. of Montevallo publication

MONTEVALLO—The Student Publications Committee at the University of Montevallo recently announced the selection of Ahmad Jackson of Pike Road as editor of The Tower, UM’s arts and literary magazine, for the 2012-2013 academic year. Jackson, a graduate of Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School and a junior at UM, is majoring in English and theatre […]

April 27, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

Univ. of Montevallo Organic Community Garden

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo Organic Community Garden has plots available to students and other community members who wish to grow fresh vegetables this summer and fall. Plots are 6’ x 12’ with walking space all around. They can be rented for $10 each to UM students and $20 each to other members of the community. […]

April 27, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

Local student breaks Peach Belt baseball record

MONTEVALLO—Will Fulmer, a graduate of East Lake High School in Palm Harbor and an infielder for the University of Montevallo baseball team in Alabama, recently broke the Peach Belt Conference record for hits in a season in conference play with 52. Fulmer drove a single to left field in the sixth inning of a game […]

April 27, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

Local student published

MONTEVALLO—An essay written by University of Montevallo graduate student Sarah Nichole Peacock has been accepted for publication in the St. John’s University Humanities Review. The essay, titled “O for a Muse of Fire: The Role of Linguistics in the Assertion of National Identity in Shakespeare’s Richard II and Henry V,” examines how the historical events […]

April 27, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

Local student receives Lespi Fellowship

MONTEVALLO—Wes Finlayson of Southside was recently awarded the 2012 Jeremy Lespi Poetry Fellowship as part of the 10th annual University of Montevallo Literary Festival. A senior majoring in art, he is the first non-English major to receive the award. Finlayson read his work as part of the festival. The Lespi Fellowship seeks to honor and […]

April 23, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

Undergraduate Research Day at the University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will hold its 15th annual Undergraduate Research Day April 25 from noon until 3:30 p.m. in Harman Hall on the UM campus. Students from all four colleges at Montevallo are invited to engage in research, scholarship and creative activity with faculty mentors, demonstrating their research via posters, oral and PowerPoint presentations. […]

April 16, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

“Stars Fell on Montevallo Earthfest”

MONTEVALLO – A celebration in anticipation of Earth Day will be held at the University of Montevallo’s James Wylie Shepherd Observatory on Thursday, April 19, from 4 until 9:30 p.m. “Stars Fell on Montevallo Earthfest” is a community-wide event featuring live music by Them Natives and Love Bunny, free food, as well as tours of […]

April 16, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

University of Montevallo art faculty at SCAC

The Shelby County Arts Council will present an exhibition May 3-31, at the SCAC Gallery at 104 Mildred St. in Columbiana. The exhibition, S2, will feature the works of University of Montevallo faculty members Scott Stephens and Scott Meyer. Both are professors of art at UM, and Stephens is the chair of the department of […]

April 4, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

Richie Jean Sherrod Jackson speaks at University of Montevallo

University of Montevallo alumna Richie Jean Sherrod Jackson, author of The House by the Side of the Road, will speak at UM Wednesday, April 11, at 1 p.m., in the Merchants and Planters Bank Auditorium in Humanities Hall. A book signing will follow in Room 106 of Humanities Hall. The book is Jackson’s personal account […]

March 16, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

Kee Malesky, NPR research librarian speaks at the University of Montevallo

Kee Malesky, National Public Radio’s longest-serving research librarian, will speak on the campus of the University of Montevallo on Monday, April 9, at 3:30 p.m. in the Merchants and Planters Bank Auditorium in Humanities Hall. Malesky’s topic will be “Wikis, Wonks and Websites: An NPR Librarian Looks at Today’s Swirling Vortex of Information.” As part […]

February 23, 2012 | More Montevallo Stories

Landers composes for Tuscaloosa Symphony tribute

MONTEVALLO – University of Montevallo associate professor of music Joseph Landers has been commissioned by the Tuscaloosa Symphony Orchestra to compose a new work for a concert marking the one-year anniversary of the tornadoes that caused many deaths and extensive destruction in that city. The world premiere performance of that work will be presented Monday, […]