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June 26, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Clarksville student elected SGA student trustee

Isaac Devine, a University of Montevallo student from Clarksville, Tennessee, was recently elected student trustee for UM’s Student Government Association.    Devine is a sophomore and history major at the University. He graduated from Sycamore High School in 2016 and expects to graduate from UM in 2019.   “I feel honored my peers would select me for this […]

June 26, 2017 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo names McDonald provost

Dr. James H. McDonald has been named provost and vice president for Academic Affairs at the University of Montevallo. He comes to UM from Southern Utah University where he has served as dean of the College of Humanities and Social Sciences and professor of anthropology for the past nine years. He will begin his duties […]

June 25, 2017 | Press Releases

Hoover student to serve as SGA president

Lizbeth Juarez, a University of Montevallo student from Hoover, was recently elected president of the UM Student Government Association.   Juarez, an upcoming senior, will serve as UM’s first Hispanic SGA president. She is majoring in management and finance with a minor in management information systems. Prior to being elected president, she served as SGA treasurer during her junior year, […]

June 25, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Recent Montevallo graduate receives Humanitarian Award

Rachel Holmes, a University of Montevallo graduate from Pinson, Alabama recently received the Algernon Sydney Sullivan Award.  Holmes, a psychology major and member of the 2017 spring graduating class, was honored with the Algernon Sydney Sullivan award for her work with Grace to Ukraine, an organization dedicated to the aid and betterment of orphans in the country of Ukraine.   She has worked with this organization as well as others with similar goals […]

June 23, 2017 | UM Happenings

Poole recognized as UM Good Neighbor

Melanie Poole, a resident of Montevallo, was recently awarded the Good Neighbor Award by the University of Montevallo.   The Good Neighbor Award is presented each year to a Montevallo resident, who has demonstrated unselfish service and exceptional leadership in supporting the progress of UM.   Poole, a 1986 graduate of the University of Montevallo, […]

June 15, 2017 | Articles by faculty & staff

Investing In Your Own Human Capital

By Dr. Stephen Craft Guest Column, published May 17, 2017 in the Shelby County Reporter   Careers have changed. Prior generations valued long term employment with one organization. Now staying too long with one employer raises concerns as to whether someone can adapt to a new culture. Although it is still important to network face-to-face, […]