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April 4, 2014 | Press Releases

Davis Piano Quartet to perform at University of Montevallo

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2014 Contact: Marsha Littleton University Relations Department University of Montevallo 205-665-6230 littletonm@montevallo.edu MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo Department of Music presents the Davis Piano Quartet in concert on Sunday, April 13, at 2 p.m., in LeBaron Recital Hall of the Davis Music Building on the UM campus. This event is the kick-off fundraiser for the […]

April 4, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo students win game design awards

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2014 Contact: Marsha Littleton University Relations Department University of Montevallo 205-665-6230 littletonm@montevallo.edu MONTEVALLO­—Four students in the Game Studies and Design program at the University of Montevallo have been recognized by GameCareerGuide for creating innovative games in their most recent Game Design Challenge: “Take This Job and Play It.” The goal […]

April 3, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo sweeps chess tournament

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 3, 2014 Contact: Marsha Littleton University Relations Department University of Montevallo 205-665-6230 littletonm@montevallo.edu MONTEVALLO–The Chess Club of Montevallo (CCM) swept the adult division of the Huntsville Challenge chess tournament at the University of Alabama at Huntsville March 29. In tournament chess, a rating system measuring player strength separates players into sections […]

April 3, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo announces Alice Aldora ‘Slim’ Hyatt Endowed Scholarship

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo is pleased to announce the Alice Aldora “Slim” Hyatt Endowed Scholarship, which is made possible by a $1 million gift given by the estate of Alice Hyatt and her best friend, who fondly remembers many great stories of Alice’s days at UM and who wishes to remain anonymous. This significant scholarship, […]

April 3, 2014 | UM in the News

'Language of Comics' history exhibit returns to University of Montevallo

An exhibit on the history of comics and the graphical storytelling method is returning to the University of Montevallo thanks to its English and foreign languages department. The exhibit called “The Language of Comics” will happen from April 11 through May 12 at the Carmichael Library on the university’s campus. An opening reception is set […]

April 2, 2014 | UM in the News

$1 million cash endowment given to the University of Montevallo

The University of Montevallo recently announced the Alice Aldora “Slim” Hyatt Endowed Scholarship, which is made possible by a $1 million gift given by the estate of Alice Hyatt and her best friend, who wishes to remain anonymous. The gift is the largest single scholarship donation in school history, according to a news release from […]

April 2, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo opera to present The Mikado

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 2, 2014 Contact: Marsha Littleton University Relations Department University of Montevallo 205-665-6230 littletonm@montevallo.edu MONTEVALLO – The University of Montevallo department of music, with the help of a generous gift from Merrill Lynch & Co. Inc., will present Gilbert and Sullivan’s comic opera, The Mikado, April 24-27 in Palmer Auditorium on the […]

March 31, 2014 | UM Happenings

Montevallo to offer Latin American Studies minor

The University of Montevallo is pleased to announce the formation of an 18-credit-hour minor in Latin American Studies! The minor will draw from classes in history, anthropology, geography, literature, foreign language, and study-abroad experiences. The Latin American Studies faculty include Drs. John Bawden, Virginia Ochoa-Winemiller, Rosa María Stoops, Eric Vaccarella, and Leonor Vázquez. The minor […]

March 28, 2014 | UM in the News

Award-winning author coming to Montevallo

Margaret Wrinkle, Birmingham native and author of the award-winning novel “Wash,” will speak at Eclipse Coffee and Books in Montevallo on April 9 at 4 p.m. Read more at shelbycountyreporter.com.  

March 24, 2014 | UM in the News

UM to perform ‘The Mikado’

Thanks to a generous gift from Merril Lynch and Co. Inc., the University of Montevallo music department will perform “The Mikado” April 24 through 27. “The Mikado” is a two-act comic opera, written by W. S. Gilbert with music by Arthur Sullivan, which originally opened in 1885. The opera is set in Japan, and satirizes […]

March 24, 2014 | UM in the News

Shelby County district employees honored at UM Alumni Awards

The College of Education at the University of Montevallo recently honored a number of its alumni at a dinner held in conjunction with homecoming activities, including several Shelby County School District employees. Read more at shelbycountyreporter.com.

March 19, 2014 | UM in the News

ASO to perform world premiere of original composition at University of Montevallo

The Alabama Symphony Orchestra will perform the world premiere of Concerto for Violin and Orchestra at the University of Montevallo March 30. Joseph Landers, associate professor of music at the University of Montevallo, composed the original piece. Landers has written more than 40 compositions, commemorating occasions such as the inauguration of two university presidents and […]

March 18, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo hosts Alabama Symphony Orchestra

The Alabama Symphony Orchestra (ASO) will hold a concert in Palmer Hall on the University of Montevallo campus on Sunday, March 30, at 3 p.m. The event is free and open to the public. Christopher Confessore will conduct the full orchestra in the world premiere of Concerto for Violin and Orchestra (2013), composed by Joseph […]

March 18, 2014 | UM Happenings

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Need help filing your IRS forms? Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers, consisting of students from the Stephens College of Business, will provide free income tax preparation assistance to eligible individuals. Sessions will take place at the Parnell Library in Montevallo through April 15 (closed March 24-29). Volunteers will be available Tuesdays from 2-8 p.m. […]

March 11, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo professor wins competition, featured in art exhibition

MONTEVALLO – Karen Graffeo, professor of art at the University of Montevallo and Fulbright scholar, recently won the $7,500 grand prize in Energen’s 15th annual art competition in Birmingham. Her entry, “She Flew West,” competed against almost 200 entries in the juried competition. Proceeds from the 2014 Energen Art Competition, plus a contribution from Energen, […]

March 11, 2014 | UM Happenings

Montevallo Celebrates Pi Week 2014

The University of Montevallo celebrates Pi Week with several events including a Math Grand Prix (a math-related scavenger hunt) on Tuesday, March 11, and presentations on Wednesday, March 12, by guest alumni who will speak on graduate research and graduate studies in math. UM’s Math Club will hold a bake sale on Friday morning, and […]