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September 19, 2014 | UM Happenings

Network Maintenance

Network maintenance to the main data center at the University of Montevallo is being performed Saturday, September 20, and is expected to require 8–10 hours to complete. Additionally, complete testing as servers are brought back online may continue through Sunday, September 21. During this time, links from www.montevallo.edu that direct to the internal University of […]

September 16, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo welcomes first of BACHE visiting writers

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will welcome fiction and poetry author Chantel Acevedo to the J.A. Brown Room in Carmichael Library on the UM campus Tuesday, Sept. 23, at 3:30 p.m., to read from her works as part of the 2014-2015 BACHE Visiting Writers’ Series. Acevedo, a Cuban-American born and raised in Miami, teaches at Auburn […]

September 10, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo recognized by U.S. News & World Report

MONTEVALLO – U.S. News & World Report has released its 2015 “America’s Best Colleges” rankings, and the University of 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. According to the 2015 rankings, released Sept. 9, 2014, Montevallo is again listed […]

September 5, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM welcomes new faculty

The University of Montevallo recently welcomed its new faculty. They are: • Virginia Bare, assistant professor of psychology, who earned the B.A. from Davidson College, the M.A. from Western Carolina University and the Ph.D. from The University of Alabama; • Stacy Bishop, assistant professor of kinesiology, who earned the B.S. from the University of Mary […]

September 4, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo welcomes new registrar

MONTEVALLO–The University of Montevallo has welcomed a new registrar, Daniel Strickland, formerly assistant university registrar at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. He assumed his new duties Aug. 4. Strickland holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration and an MBA, both from Spring Hill College in Mobile. Prior to his time at UA, Strickland had […]

August 27, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to host Advocacy Day

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo Social Work Program will host the 2014 Advocacy Day conference Friday, Sept. 26, from 8:30 a.m.-noon, in Anna Irvin Hall on the University of Montevallo campus. The focus of this conference is Ethical Treatment of Suicidal Clients: Beyond Risk Management. The keynote speaker will be Dr. Scott Ketring, acting director of […]

August 26, 2014 | UM Happenings

Peters brings creativity and vision to College of Fine Arts

The University of Montevallo recently welcomed Dr. Steven J. Peters as the new dean of UM’s College of Fine Arts. Peters comes to Montevallo from Friends University, a private liberal arts college in Wichita, Kan., where he had served as dean and professor in the College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education since 2010. Prior […]

August 25, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to welcome award-winning writers

MONTEVALLO–The University of Montevallo will host three award-winning writers during the 2014-2015 academic year. As part of the BACHE Visiting Writers’ Series, Chantel Acevedo, Tayari Jones and Brian Turner will hold readings with Q/A sessions, receptions and book signings in the J.A. Brown Room of Carmichael Library at UM. The Birmingham Consortium for Higher Education (BACHE) […]

August 14, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo holds summer commencement

MONTEVALLO–More than 90 students received their diplomas at summer commencement Aug. 1. The commencement address was delivered by John O. Hudson III, an attorney who serves as vice president of public relations and charitable giving at Alabama Power Company and president of the Alabama Power Foundation, one of the state’s largest corporate philanthropic organizations. Following […]

August 13, 2014 | UM Happenings

Network Outage Resolved

Network Outage Resolved August 14, 2014 at 7:02 a.m. The University of Montevallo IT Department has confirmed all network services have been restored by the vendor. UM apologizes for any inconvenience caused by the service interruption. UM Experiencing Network Outage August 13, 2014 at 8:25 p.m. The University of Montevallo is experiencing a network outage due to a […]

August 7, 2014 | UM Happenings

Freshmen Move-in Day set for Friday, Aug. 22

Please join us for Freshmen Move-in Day on Friday, August 22! It’s almost time once again to welcome an important group — new students and their families — to our University of Montevallo family. Moving away to college is an exciting and at times overwhelming milestone in the lives of our students and their loved […]

August 7, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo named a College of Distinction – again

MONTEVALLO–For the third consecutive year, the University of Montevallo has been named a College of Distinction. Montevallo is the only public university in Alabama to receive this recognition for 2014-2015. Founded in 1999, Colleges of Distinction is a web-based guide for high school juniors and seniors seeking a school that is nationally recognized and highly […]

August 7, 2014 | UM in the News

UM named a College of Distinction

For the third consecutive year, the University of Montevallo has been named a College of Distinction. Montevallo is the only public university in Alabama to receive this recognition for 2014-2015. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.

July 22, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo announces summer commencement

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will hold summer commencement Friday, Aug. 1, at 5 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium. A reception to honor graduates will be held at 4 p.m. in the lobby of Reynolds Hall. Both locations are on the UM campus. John O. Hudson III will deliver the commencement address. Hudson is an attorney who […]

July 22, 2014 | UM Happenings

Young Alumni Happy Hour

The UM Junior Board invites young alumni to grab a friend and come join us for cocktails and appetizers for our last summer Happy Hour! If you are interested in earning a graduate degree, representatives from UM Graduate Admissions and Records will be on hand to answer some questions. This event is open to all UM […]

July 15, 2014 | UM in the News

University, town break ground on softball complex

University of Montevallo softball coach Lindsay Vanover is building a collegiate softball program from the ground up — literally. The University of Montevallo, in a partnership with the Montevallo Development Cooperative District and Shelby County, recently broke ground on a new softball complex located at Orr Park. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.

July 3, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM to offer Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Technology

Beginning in Fall 2014, the University of Montevallo will offer a new graduate degree. The Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Technology has been created to address identified regional and national needs as the use of technology in schools and other educational settings continues to grow. In the 21st century it is no longer sufficient for […]

June 30, 2014 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo faculty members receive ASCA awards

MONTEVALLO—Bryn Chancellor and Ted Metz, both members of the faculty at the University of Montevallo, have been awarded individual fellowship grants from the Alabama State Council on the Arts. These grants are given to outstanding artists who create important works of art and make valuable contributions to the state in the disciplines of arts administration, […]