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January 13, 2020 | UM Happenings

UM’s new esports team the first of its kind in the state 

By Waid Jones ‘20  Esports is rapidly gaining recognition as a sport. Internationally, players and teams have earned millions of dollars and have garnered the notice of major athletics brands such as Nike and Adidas.   Esports is short for electronic sports and serves as a broad term to describe any video game played competitively. These games are typically played […]

January 13, 2020 | UM Happenings

UM Swim Team dives into competition 

By Chris Megginson ’05 When members of the University’s inaugural swim team took their mark and dove into the water at the Sewanee Invitational in Tennessee in October 2019, it marked the realization of a dream conceived half a century ago.   Fifty years after the first reported discussions of adding competitive swimming at Montevallo, the UM […]

January 13, 2020 | Alumni Profile

Alumni Profile: Jim Dunaway ’88 

Your home: Oak Mountain area of Shelby County   Your hometown: Born in Alabaster, Alabama  Education: B.A. in mass communication with an emphasis on public relations.  Tell us about your family: I’ve been married now for 21 years to Margaret Hahn (Dunaway) Class of 1995. We have two children, my oldest daughter, Harper Dunaway, is a freshman at Montevallo this semester. My son Carter […]

January 13, 2020 | UM Happenings

Building projects transforming campus

On the afternoon of April 19, 2018, University leaders joined students, members of the community and campus guests near the intersection of Oak Street and University Promenade to break ground on UM’s new Center for the Arts.   While the ceremony marked the official start of construction on the new arts facility, it also represented the […]

January 13, 2020 | Press Releases

UM announces fall 2019 President's List

The University of Montevallo is proud to recognize 475 students named to the President’s List for the 2019 fall semester. To make the President’s List, a student must earn at least a 3.8 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time student at the University.   Alyah Abrams Pleasant Grove AL Marie […]

January 13, 2020 | Press Releases

UM announces fall 2019 Dean’s List

The University of Montevallo is proud to recognize 338 students named to the Dean’s List for the 2019 fall semester. To make the Dean’s List, a student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time student at the University.   Farrell Adams Montevallo AL Krystal Adams Eufaula AL Natalie […]

January 7, 2020 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo opens Grainger Family Center for Personal Development

The University of Montevallo will be able to greatly enhance its counseling services to students, faculty and staff after opening the new Grainger Family Center for Personal Development during a Jan. 6 ceremony. The center occupies the newly renovated Puryear House off Middle Street on the UM campus, and increases counseling service space by 85 […]

January 1, 2020 | More Montevallo Stories

Student Vallo Voice 2020

Vallo Voice is the University’s weekly newsletter for students. Issues for 2020 are available below. (View 2019 issues.) December 7, 2020November 30, 2020November 16, 2020November 9, 2020November 2, 2020October 26, 2020October 19, 2020October 12, 2020October 5, 2020September 28, 2020September 21, 2020September 14, 2020September 8, 2020August 31, 2020August 24, 2020August 17, 2020August 10, 2020August 3, 2020July […]

January 1, 2020 | More Montevallo Stories

Faculty/Staff Vallo Voice 2020

Vallo Voice is the University’s weekly newsletter for faculty and staff. Issues for 2020 are available below. (View 2019 issues.) December 7, 2020November 30, 2020November 16, 2020November 9, 2020November 2, 2020October 26, 2020October 19, 2020October 12, 2020October 5, 2020September 28, 2020September 21, 2020September 14, 2020September 8, 2020August 31, 2020August 24, 2020August 17, 2020August 10, 2020August […]