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October 23, 2017 | UM Happenings

University of Montevallo invites high school and transfer students to preview campus

The University of Montevallo invites prospective students and their families to attend Fall Preview Day on Saturday, Nov. 4, 2017. Activities for the day begin at the McChesney Student Activity Center at 8:30 a.m. and conclude at 1 p.m. Preview Day gives high school and transfer students a close-up look at the Montevallo experience. There’s […]

October 8, 2017 | UM Happenings

University Weather Announcement

The University of Montevallo is monitoring the forecast for Hurricane Nate. Tropical storm weather is predicted for the Birmingham area during the midday hours on Sunday, Oct. 8. At this point, the University plans to operate on a normal schedule Monday, Oct. 9. We realize many students may be traveling back to campus today and we urge […]

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, […]

May 19, 2017 | UM Happenings

Montevallo announces new scholarship fund

The University of Montevallo Foundation is pleased to announce plans to add $1.1 million toward increasing scholarships. The UM Foundation Board approved the proposal for scholarships on Friday, May 12.   With rising tuition costs nationwide, the UM Foundation recognizes the need to assist the University of Montevallo in recruiting and retaining high achieving and […]

May 10, 2017 | UM Happenings

Congratulations Spring Graduates

Commencement ceremonies are milestones in the life of a university and in the lives of its extended family members. While in the narrowest sense each graduate is celebrating the mastery of a defined curriculum of intellectual skills and content, we know that the meaning of this commencement celebration will be much broader and deeper than […]

April 23, 2017 | UM Happenings

Summer Camps offered at UM

The University of Montevallo will be offering a variety of camps this summer, both academic and athletic. Academic camps are offered for ages 10 and up, while athletic camps offer options for ages 5 and up. All camps are housed on the historic UM campus.   ACADEMIC CAMPS: · ACT Prep Camp May 30 – […]

April 14, 2017 | UM Happenings

Forte Festival to offer interdisciplinary weekend of creativity

Between April 20 and 22, the University of Montevallo will host the Forte Festival of Creativity, a weekend of interdisciplinary events and performances. Forte is co-hosted by the UM College of Fine Arts, The College of Arts and Sciences and the Montevallo Arts Council and funded in part by a grant from the UM Concert […]

March 3, 2017 | Press Releases

Montevallo announces new Center for the Arts

The University of Montevallo is pleased to announce plans for a new multi-million dollar Center for the Arts. The UM Board of Trustees approved the proposal for the Center on Friday, Feb. 10. The estimated 36,000-square-foot facility will allow the College of Fine Arts at UM to provide a more comprehensive teaching and learning space […]

March 2, 2017 | UM Happenings

UM Announces Dean’s List for Fall

The University of Montevallo is proud to recognize the following 375 students named to the Dean’s List for the 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. Arts & Sciences NAME HOMETOWN STATE Abounassar, […]

February 19, 2017 | UM Happenings

UM Announces President’s List for Fall

The University of Montevallo is proud to recognize the following 523 students named to the President’s List. 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. Arts & Sciences NAME HOMETOWN STATE Dhakir M. Abdullah Dadeville AL […]

February 13, 2017 | Press Releases

UM celebrates Homecoming/College Night 2017

On Saturday, Feb. 11, University of Montevallo alumni across several class years reunited on UM’s brick streets to participate in a variety of homecoming activities and the University’s near century-old homecoming tradition, College Night.   Since 1919, the University’s student body splits into two sides to compete in various creative competitions. This divide first occurred […]

January 26, 2017 | UM Happenings

UM Environmental Studies Program to Host Book Talk With Lee Rozelle

On Jan. 30, the University of Montevallo’s Environmental Studies program will host a discussion exploring the decaying ruins of various American Zombiescapes displayed in the latest book by Associate Professor of English Lee Rozelle.   The book “Zombiescapes and Phantom Zones: Ecocriticism and the Liminal from ‘Invisible Man’ to the ‘Walking Dead’” was recently released […]

October 17, 2016 | Press Releases

Trust and Communication Among Topics Discussed During UM Race & Law Enforcement Symposium

On Tuesday, Oct. 11, the University of Montevallo President’s Office hosted “Better Together: A Conversation on Race and Law Enforcement” in LeBaron Recital Hall. The numerous racial conflicts across the country this summer inspired UM President Dr. John W. Stewart III and UM trustees Brian Hamilton and LeRoy Nix to hold the symposium. Cedric Norman, […]

July 11, 2016 | Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Nick Rivers

Montevallo’s interns learn, grow and contribute to professional settings both on the local and national level. Our students’ internship experiences help them find and pursue career paths and passions that combine their interests, values and skills to become successful both personally and professionally. With the assistance of alumni and dedicated professors, our students are able […]

June 28, 2016 | Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Jacob Gordon

Jacob Gordon Class of 2016 Hometown: Dora, AL Major: History/Political Science Best UM memories: serving as SGA President and emcee at College Night   Upon arriving at UM, Jacob Gordon knew one thing for certain – he wanted to make a difference on campus and in the surrounding community during his college years. Jacob began […]

June 2, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Announces Spring 2016 Dean’s List

Dean’s List honors went to 373 students. 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.   Arts & Sciences Irfana M Ahmed Allen TX Nicholas S Alagna Gadsden AL Lauren M Alford Saraland AL Auna […]

June 2, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Announces Spring 2016 President's List

Montevallo, Ala. – More than 870 University of Montevallo students were named to the honor roll for the spring semester. The President’s List included the names of 500 students. 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 […]

April 15, 2016 | UM Happenings

College Of Fine Arts To Premier “Forte Festival Of The Arts”

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts will host the inaugural “Forte Festival of the Arts” from Thurs., April 14 – Sun., April 18. The weekend festival will feature three UM College of Fine Arts productions as well as three senior BFA exhibitions. The festival will also run in conjunction with […]

April 14, 2016 | UM Happenings

Dr. Lewis Gordon to Guest Lecture at UM for Visiting Lecture Series

Montevallo, Ala. – Acclaimed philosophy professor Dr. Lewis R. Gordon will be visiting the University of Montevallo as a part of a visiting lecture series curated by Dr. Myron M. Beasley, the Paschel V. Vacca Distinguished Visiting Professor on Thursday, April 14. Gordon will deliver a lecture entitled “Fanon Today or Oxygen for Humanity” in […]