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June 17, 2014 | UM in the News

New UM athletic director 'excited' about opportunities

It’s safe to say that recently hired University of Montevallo athletic director Mark Richard brings a wealth of experience to the Falcons’ athletic department. Richard, who was named to the position June 12, has more than 26 years in collegiate sports administration. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.

June 16, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo young alumni increase scholarship

MONTEVALLO–When the University of Montevallo Alumni Association Junior Board of Directors held their recent Spring Soirée and Silent Auction at Good People Brewing Company in Birmingham, it resulted in a big win for the UM Young Alumni Scholarship Fund. The taproom manager at Good People, UM alumnus Joel Harris, welcomed the Soirée with a pledge […]

June 12, 2014 | UM in the News

Students paint mural in downtown Montevallo

Elementary, high school and university students are working together to paint a colorful mural on the side of the Subway building, facing McDonald’s, in downtown Montevallo. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.

June 12, 2014 | UM in the News

University of Montevallo names new AD

University of Montevallo President Dr. John W. Stewart III announced the hiring of Mark Richard on Thursday, June 12 as the ninth full-time Director of Athletics at the University. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.

June 12, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo holds second MBA information session

MONTEVALLO–The University of Montevallo Office of Graduate Admissions will hold its second information session on the university’s Master of Business Administration degree program on Thursday, June 19, from 5:30–7:30 p.m., at the Hilton Birmingham Perimeter Park Hotel. Staff members will answer individual admission questions and share tips about the application process, admission guidelines and the […]

June 9, 2014 | UM in the News

Helena students at the University of Montevallo

Helena resident Gregory Roth joined almost 40 students who participated in the University of Montevallo’s 17th annual Undergraduate Research Day, held recently in Harman Hall on the UM campus. Students across UM were invited to engage in research, scholarship and creative activity with faculty mentors, demonstrating their research via posters, PowerPoint and oral presentations. Read […]

June 2, 2014 | UM Happenings

Undergraduate Admissions Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2015

First-time freshmen and transfer students can now apply for fall 2015! For first-time freshmen applications, submit your official high school transcripts and standardized test scores. For transfer students, submit official transcripts from any and all universities attended after high school. For assistance contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 800-292-4349. Undergraduate Application Redirect

May 22, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo sponsors art camp

MONTEVALLO–The University of Montevallo Office of Service Learning and Community Engagement will sponsor a summer camp for students who are entering 5th through 12th grades and who are interested in creating art in a community setting. Funded by CAWACO Resource Conservation and Development Council Inc., the camp will consist of three sessions spanning the first […]

May 20, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to hold two MBA information sessions

MONTEVALLO–The University of Montevallo Office of Graduate Admissions will hold two information sessions on UM’s Master of Business Administration degree program during the month of June. During small group sessions, staff members will answer individual admission questions and share tips about the application process, admission guidelines and the MBA fast track 12-month program. Montevallo’s MBA […]

May 17, 2014 | UM in the News

College News: May 18

More than 340 University of Montevallo students received their diplomas at spring commencement May 3. Maj. Gen. Frederick M. Padilla, a career Marine and the director of operations with plans, policies and operations at Marine headquarters in Arlington, Va., delivered the commencement address. Read the full story at tuscaloosanews.com.

May 16, 2014 | Press Releases

Students named editors of Univ. of Montevallo publications

MONTEVALLO—The Student Publications Committee at the University of Montevallo recently announced the selection of editors of UM’s student newspaper, yearbook, and arts and literary magazine for the 2014-2015 academic year. Alexis Duncan, of Huntsville, was named editor of The Tower, Montevallo’s arts and literary magazine. Duncan, a graduate of New Century Technology High School and a […]

May 13, 2014 | UM in the News

UM staff reductions part of ‘greater plan’

The University of Montevallo eliminated seven administrative positions as part of a “greater plan” to save money at the university, UM President John Stewart said. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.        

May 13, 2014 | UM in the News

Birmingham native named dean of Alabama School of Law

The University of Alabama School of Law has chosen Mark E. Brandon as its new dean. Brandon, a Birmingham native who has been a law professor at Vanderbilt University since 2001, will begin the position July 1. Read the full story at bizjournals.com.

May 12, 2014 | Press Releases

Gift endows first academic faculty chair at University of Montevallo

The University of Montevallo is pleased to announce its first academic endowed chair in the school’s 117-year history. Michael and Donna Grainger of Franklin, Tennessee, have made a commitment of $500,000 to the Michael E. Stephens College of Business at the University. The gift establishes the Michael J. and Donna H. Grainger Endowed Chair in […]

May 12, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Green Fund awards

MONTEVALLO–The University of Montevallo Sustainability Committee has announced its UM Green Fund awards for May 2014. Funding totaling $22,996 was provided for six projects that improve campus sustainability. “Calling All Pollinators! Mason Bee houses at the UM Organic Community Garden” received a grant in the amount of $40. This proposal was put forward by Bridget […]

May 12, 2014 | UM in the News

Southern authors present readings

Two South Carolina authors, John Warley and Cassandra King, both have newly published books both of which concern customs and mores indigenous to the South; however, each book presents these subjects as viewed through decidedly different lenses. Read the full story at moultrienews.com.

May 9, 2014 | UM in the News

Cougars face Montevallo Saturday night in PBC baseball tourney

By the time the Columbus State baseball team takes the field today in the Peach Belt Conference tournament, it will have been almost two full weeks since the Cougars ended the regular season. To make the wait even a little longer, the Cougars, as the No. 2 seed, drew the final game of four. They […]