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December 18, 2015 | UM Happenings

University of Montevallo Graduates of Fall 2015

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo awarded over 200 degrees during their 2015 Fall Commencement exercises. The students, representing 11 different states and 5 countries, were honored in a ceremony at McChesney Student Activity Center on Friday, Dec. 11,2015.   University of Montevallo Fall 2015 Graduates   College of Arts and Sciences   Master […]

November 24, 2015 | UM Happenings

Student Spotlight: Ashley Stevens

Ashley Stevens’ Montevallo story began in February of 2015 when she visited the campus for the first time to see the annual College Night production.   “My deciding factor was visiting and seeing the campus in person,” Stevens said. “The campus was beautiful, I loved the high arts focus and I loved the College Night […]

November 20, 2015 | UM Happenings

Opera Ensemble to Debut Fall Grand Opera Sampler

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts and the Department of Music’s Opera Ensemble will present the Grand Opera Sampler on Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21.   The performance will include nine scenes from five operas composed by some of the world’s greatest opera composers such as Mozart, Rossini […]

November 5, 2015 | Press Releases

Run for Research Hits Record Attendance in Tenth Year

  Montevallo, Ala. – The tenth annual UM Run for Research was held on Thursday, October 29 at the Student Activity Center. All proceeds from the event benefit the undergraduate research efforts at the University of Montevallo.   Despite rain and cloudy conditions, the event attracted a record 70 participants who took part in either […]

November 2, 2015 | UM Happenings

University of Montevallo Department of Communication Hosted 5th Annual COMS Day

Montevallo, AL – For the last five years, students from the Communication Studies senior seminar class have organized a day devoted to sharing the importance of the study of communication and offering students valuable networking opportunities regardless of their major. The event was held on the University of Montevallo campus in the Anna Irvin Dining […]

October 8, 2015 | UM Happenings

Tim Lupinacci: 119th Founders' Day Speaker

 Tim Lupinacci, shareholder in the Baker Donelson’s Birmingham office, is a member of the law firm’s board of directors, chair of the financial services department and is former office managing shareholder for Birmingham. He concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, financial services and transactions, and health law. Lupinacci primarily represents special […]

September 21, 2015 | UM Happenings

UM Social Work Program To Host ‘Advocacy Day’

MONTEVALLO, AL – The University of Montevallo Social Work Program, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, is pleased to host ‘Advocacy Day’ on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in partnership with the University of Montevallo Counseling Program. The Advocacy Day Conference will take place at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, […]

July 2, 2015 | UM Happenings

UM to observe Independence Day on Friday, July 3

The University of Montevallo will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Anna Irvin Dining Hall will close following dinner Thursday, July 2 and reopen for lunch Sunday, July 5 at 10:30 a.m. Carmichael Library will close at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 2 and reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, July 6, […]

May 28, 2015 | UM Happenings

Apply for Fall 2017 beginning June 1

Beginning Wednesday, June 1, 2016, first-time freshmen and transfer students may apply for fall 2017! For first-time freshmen applications, submit your official high school transcripts and standardized test scores. For transfer students, submit official transcripts from any and all universities attended after high school. For assistance contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 800-292-4349. Undergraduate Application Redirect

May 4, 2015 | UM Happenings

Birmingham Zoo to host Shelby County Day

The Birmingham Zoo is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and would like to share this milestone with Shelby County by providing a Shelby County Day on Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The zoo will offer 50 percent off general admission to all Shelby County residents, as well as to University of Montevallo […]

April 17, 2015 | UM Happenings

UM to host ‘The Origins of Comics’

The third annual comics exhibit at the University of Montevallo is set to run Wednesday, April 22-Friday, May 22, in Carmichael Library. A catered reception will be held Monday, April 20, from 7-9 p.m. in the lobby of Carmichael Library. This year’s show, titled “The Origins of Comics: Graphic Narratives as Art and Storytelling 1731-1945,” […]

March 26, 2015 | UM Happenings

Spring Break Information

The University of Montevallo will close for Spring Break at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2015. Residence halls will reopen at 3 p.m., Carmichael Library will reopen at 6 p.m. and the dining hall will be open for the evening meal on Sunday, April 5. The University will reopen and classes will resume at 8 […]

March 26, 2015 | UM Happenings

UM hosts chess tourney

Contributed by Scott Varagona The inaugural Falcon Chess Invitational tournament took place March 7 at the University of Montevallo and featured a very unusual format: “doubles chess.” A game of doubles chess is played by two teams of two players each. One team controls the white pieces and the other controls the black pieces. The […]

March 26, 2015 | UM Happenings

Annual Run for Research to take place April 9

The 9th Annual Run for Research is set for Thursday, April 9. The event will include a 5-K Run and a 1-Mile Walk. Registration will begin at 3 p.m. and the race will begin promptly at 3:45 p.m. at the McChesney Student Activity Center parking lot. (In the event of inclement weather, registration will take […]

March 20, 2015 | UM Happenings

Community service and internship fair set for March 24

A community service and internship fair will take place Tuesday, March 24, from 9 a.m.-noon in the Anna Irvin Dining Hall. A number of agencies will be on hand to talk to those interested in learning more. Agencies currently scheduled include: SafeHouse of Shelby County, Boys and Girls Club, Shelby County RSVP (Retired Senior Volunteer […]

March 3, 2015 | UM Happenings

Faculty Research Symposium set for Wednesday, March 4

The Faculty Research Symposium is set for Wednesday, March 4, from 10:30 a.m.-4 p.m. in Wills 200 (master classroom).All are encouraged to stop by as time permits throughout the day to see presentations both formal and informal,  given by University of Montevallo faculty members who will be showcasing their latest research and creative activities.UM President John W. Stewart […]

February 24, 2015 | UM Happenings

Montevallo to close Wednesday, Feb. 25

The University of Montevallo will be closed Wednesday, February 25, 2015. The National Weather Service has currently placed the University’s service area under a winter storm warning for Wednesday. The Anna Irvin Cafeteria will remain open for regular hours during this time. Multiple forecasts indicate a high probability of snow (1-4 inches) in the Birmingham […]

February 19, 2015 | UM Happenings

“Possibilities of Prison Reform" set for Feb. 26

“Possibilities of Prison Reform,” a public forum on Alabama’s 2015 prison reform, will take place Thursday, Feb. 26. from 6-8 p.m. in the Merchants and Planters Bank Auditorium, Comer Hall. Sponsored by the Department of Behavioral and Social sciences and the UM Social Work Club, the event will feature forum panelists Senator Cam Ward, Alabama […]

February 16, 2015 | UM Happenings

Undergraduate Research Day set for March 25

The University of Montevallo’s Undergraduate Research Day is held each spring to highlight undergraduate student research. It is open to all students who have completed an independent research or creative project in any discipline. This year’s event is scheduled for Wednesday, March 25 from 9 a.m. through 4 p.m. in Harman Hall on the UM […]

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