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May 9, 2018 | Alumni Profile

Q&A with Kelly Curry

Where do you call home? Birmingham  What degree(s) did you earn from UM? Bachelor of Science: Psychology / Bachelor of Science: Social Work (2008)   Tell us about your family: I am married to UM alumnus Lance Curry ’07 and we have one daughter, Ella who is almost 3 years old.  What did you BECOME with your degree? A helper Tell us about your profession: I […]

May 9, 2018 | Alumni Profile

Meet the UMNAA President

Q&A with Toni Leo Tell us about your UM path. My Montevallo journey began with a freshman scholarship and the knowledge that UM was a top teacher prep school in the state. I knew this through my coach and physical education teacher Gloria Birmingham, who told me all about the school and thought I would […]

May 9, 2018 | Alumni Profile

Donor Profile: Dr. Jeanetta Corbett Keller '75

By Jamie Haas ’19 There are few individuals with as many ties to Montevallo as Dr. Jeanetta Corbett Keller ’75. From growing up in the city to later attending, working, donating and serving as a trustee to the University, the journeys of Keller and the University itself are closely intertwined. A Montevallo native, Keller has […]

January 30, 2018 | Alumni Profile

Q&A with Eddie Baker

Where do you call home? Huntsville, Alabama Where are you from? Birmingham, Alabama Tell us about your family. Married and just welcomed our first child, which was a girl (Parker) at the end of September. What is your profession? Department of the Army Civilian. I serve as an assistant product manager for the development of […]

January 30, 2018 | Alumni Profile

Meet the new Jr. Board President: Kristen Dechert

Leading Young alumni to reconnect with the University, Kristen Dechert ’03 serves as the new Junior Alumni Board president. Dechert earned her bachelor’s degree in English from UM and went on to earn a master’s in English from Mississippi State University. She currently serves as the communication director at the Research and Curriculum Unit at […]

November 8, 2017 | Alumni Profile

Q&A with Brandon Farmer

Where do you call home? Huntsville, Alabama Where are you from? Virginia Beach, Virginia Tell us about your family. We have a very full house. I am married with two children, two dogs and a cat: all girls, so I am completely outnumbered. We have two beautiful girls, Adelaide and Beatrice “Birdie.” My wife is […]

April 26, 2017 | Alumni Profile

Q&A with Dr. Tina Thomas '06

Name: My name is Martina Thomas, but I go by Tina. Where do you call home? I currently live in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania. Where are you from? I was born in Brooklyn, New York, but I have lived in various places on the east and west coasts. Alabama has been a second home to me. Tell […]

November 21, 2016 | Alumni Profile

Q & A with Kate Hayden

Your name: Kate Hayden Your home: Chelsea, Al. Your hometown: Pelham, Al. Tell us about your family: My husband, Patrick Hayden, and I are both from Pelham, Alabama. We both attended the University of Montevallo for our undergraduate work and we are both chemists. We currently have one son, Wesley, who is 3 years old […]