Skip to main content

News

November 21, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Student Profile: Cage Williamson

By the time Cage Williamson stepped onto the brick streets to begin his freshman year, he had  already founded a non-profit and was  operating his own custom car parts business. Cage was raised in the small town of Hazel Green, Alabama, where he learned from an early age to take every opportunity given to him and run with it. “I knew that I needed to be involved and not just because my […]

October 18, 2017 | Press Releases

UM students present at the annual meeting of the Society of Alabama Archivists

University of Montevallo students Mary-Haynes Furman and Savannah Willard presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Alabama Archivists (SALA) at the University of Alabama on Oct. 13. Their presentation, entitled “The Social Life of Production Books,” focused on their experience in the COPLAC Digital course as well as their research done for the class.   Mary-Haynes Furman is a senior […]

September 27, 2017 | Press Releases

Kirkwood spends summer as Harvard medical research intern

Brian Kirkwood, a University of Montevallo student from Huntsville, Alabama, spent the summer working alongside UM alumnus Dr. Richard Cummings at the National Center for Glycomics Research lab, located in the Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center of Harvard University. As a founding father of Phi Gamma Delta, former SGA vice president and current College Night […]

August 23, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Student Profile: Hannah Garner

If she’s not in class or spending time with her sisters in Chi Omega, it might prove difficult to pinpoint exactly where junior Hannah Garner could be. There’s a strong possibility she is camouflaged somewhere in the great outdoors of Alabama, poised and ready for passing wildlife. Garner grew up in the small town of […]

August 1, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Huntsville student selected as editor of The Tower

Ryann Taylor, a University of Montevallo student from Huntsville, was recently selected as The Tower’s editor-in-chief.   Taylor is an English major and an upcoming senior at the University. In addition to her new position with The Tower, she is an active member of Chi Omega Sorority, the Montevallo Honors Program, Golden Key, Montevallo College Democrats, […]

July 28, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Daniel Yates receives professional achievement award

William Daniel Yates, a University of Montevallo student from Alabaster, was recently selected to receive the Professional Achievement Award for his commitment and dedication to the National Association for Music Education.    Yates is an upcoming senior and music education major at the University. He and four other students across the United States were selected for the Professional Achievement Award, […]

July 27, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Odenville student selected as STARS and Higher Education Day coordinator

Kendall Rae Criswell, a University of Montevallo Student from Odenville, was recently selected as the STARS coordinator and Higher Education Day coordinator at UM.   Criswell is a sophomore and a political science major at the University. As the new STARS/Higher Education Day coordinator, she will help organize the University’s participation in advocating for funds toward higher education. She will also […]

July 27, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Vestavia student elected president pro tempore

Tyon Hudson, a University of Montevallo student from Vestavia, was recently elected president pro tempore in the University’s Student Government Association.   Hudson is a junior and biochemistry major at the University. He graduated from Hueytown High school in 2015 and expects to graduate from UM in 2019.   In his position, he will be responsible for the UM Senate’s learning and practice of […]

July 27, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Gardendale student elected SGA treasurer

Jordon Wilson, a University of Montevallo student from Gardendale was recently elected to the position of treasurer for the UM Student Government Association.   Wilson is an upcoming senior at the University and is currently majoring in chemistry. He is highly accomplished within the Department of Biology, Chemistry and Mathematics, having presented research in multiple conferences. In serving as treasurer, Wilson will be overseeing the SGA’s budget and expenditures during the school year.  […]

July 26, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Huntsville student selected as Montage editor

Erica Lewis, a University of Montevallo student from Huntsville, was recently chosen as the editor-in-chief of UM’s yearbook.    Lewis is an English and art major at the University and will be a junior this upcoming fall. In addition to contributing ideas she will be managing deadlines, holding staff accountable, running meetings, editing content and providing input on photos and layouts.   “I am so […]

July 25, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Guntersville student selected as SGA administrative vice president

Abbey Rothfeldt, a University of Montevallo student from Guntersville, was recently appointed to the position of administrative vice president for UM’s Student Government Association.   Rothfeldt is a sociology and psychology major at the University, and will be a junior this fall. She was chosen for the position by SGA President Liz Juarez.  “I’m really excited about this upcoming year,” said Rothfeldt. “We did a lot of hard work last year, […]

July 25, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Huntsville student selected as UPC Coordinator

Jonathan Mendoza, a University of Montevallo student from Huntsville, was recently appointed to the position of University Program Council Coordinator.  Mendoza is a junior and communication studies major at the University. He graduated from Buckhorn High School in 2015 and expects to graduate from UM in 2019.   University Program Council is responsible for organizing the social events of […]

July 25, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Rome student elected SGA senate clerk

Zelma Cable, a University of Montevallo student from Rome, Georgia, was recently elected the 2017 senate clerk for the UM Student Government Association.   Cable is an upcoming sophomore and communication studies major at the University. She graduated from Armuchee High School in 2016 and expects to graduate from UM in 2020.   The University of Montevallo SGA strives to facilitate better relationships between the faculty, staff and student body. They work to assess problems, […]

July 25, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Decatur student elected senior class president

Lily Elmore, a University of Montevallo student from Decatur, was recently elected Senior Class President for the UM Student Government Association.   Elmore is an upcoming senior and political science major at the University. In addition to holding this position for the class of 2018, she will serve on the SGA’s Executive Cabinet and manage senior class activities such as the class gift and Senior Elite Night.  “I am […]

July 22, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Huntsville student selected as editor of The Alabamian

Gordon Kennedy, a University of Montevallo student from Huntsville, was recently selected as the campus newspaper’s editor-in-chief.   Kennedy is a psychology major at the University and an upcoming junior.  “I am honored to be allowed such an opportunity,” said Kennedy. “This presents so much more than just a job, but a chance to learn as well as benefit the entire campus. […]

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 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 […]

May 12, 2017 | Student Spotlight

UM student to spend summer as research assistant at Harvard University

This summer, UM student Brian Kirkwood of Huntsville will act as a research assistant for Harvard Medical School researcher Dr. Richard Cummings at his lab housed in Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. Kirkwood, a junior, is interested in joining the fight against cancer by either treating the disease as an oncologist or pursuing a […]

  • 1
  • 2