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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 […]

April 13, 2016 | UM Happenings

Spring Commencement 2016

May 7th, 2016, 9:00 a.m. Flowerhill Lawn Commencement Rehearsal May 6th, 2016, 4:00 p.m. Flowerhill Lawn The University of Montevallo National Alumni Association will host a continental breakfast on King Quad on May 7, 2016 beginning at 8:00 a.m.  All graduates and guests are welcome to attend. Parking: (Map to be sent separately) Guest parking […]

April 13, 2016 | UM Happenings

The Biggest "Big Event" In UM History

Montevallo, Ala. – More than 700 students participated in The Big Event on Sat. April 9 at the University of Montevallo. The 2016 gathering involved approximately 29 percent of the student body and was the largest in the six-year history of the event. “The Big Event is a unique opportunity not just for students to […]

April 8, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Thanks Scholarship Donors at Appreciation Luncheon

Montevallo, Ala. – Members of the UM family joined together on Wed. April 6 to share their appreciation for the University of Montevallo’s scholarship donors during an annual Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon. Scholarship recipients at the luncheon were able to meet with and personally thank the donors that generously provide funding to support their college education. […]

April 6, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Alumna, 2016 Alabama Teacher of the Year Visits Montevallo

Montevallo, Ala. – “We have to have people that want to share their classroom with the rest of the world,” Jennifer Brown, Alabama Teacher of the Year stated as she discussed educational advocacy during a recent visit to the University of Montevallo. Brown, M.Ed. ’13, is currently spending one year representing the teachers of the […]

April 5, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Celebrates National Social Work Month

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo social work program held it’s 2016 Social Work Month celebration on Wed., March 23 in Anna Irvin Dining Hall on the University campus. The national theme of 2016 Social Work month is Forging Solutions Out of Challenges, something that special guest speaker and UM alumnus Renae Carpenter describes […]

April 4, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Hosts 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Day

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo held its 19th annual Undergraduate Research Day on Wed. March 23 in Harman Hall on the University campus. Over 50 students representing all four UM colleges participated in the event with the advisement of 34 faculty mentors. Students presented oral presentations and poster presentations, with the first through […]

March 28, 2016 | UM Happenings

Student Spotlight: Taylor Hubbard

Taylor Hubbard Class of 2016 Hometown: Atmore, AL Describe UM in three words: Unconventional. Historic. Treasure. Taylor Hubbard’s college transcript will stand out from that of the typical college student for quite a few reasons. Not only has she been honored as Senior Elite for holding the highest GPA in the her program, but she […]

March 23, 2016 | UM Happenings

Game Studies and Design Students Pick Up International Awards

Montevallo, Ala. – Students in the Game Studies and Design (GSD) minor have recently been received best entry awards in the Game Career Guide’s latest Game Design Challenge. The challenge hosted on GameCareerGuide.com requested entries of games in which players create original works of art throughout the course of gameplay. Winners from UM were Shea […]

March 22, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Theatre Presents Clybourne Park

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo Theatre Department recently presented Clybourne Park from March 18 to 20 in the Reynolds Theatre on the UM Campus. “I feel that this play does an incredible job of addressing many of today’s major social issues,” Chris Patillo commented. Patillo served as Assistant Director and is currently a […]

March 21, 2016 | UM Happenings

Georgia Mountain Falconry Visits President's Outdoor Scholars Program

Montevallo, Ala. – Buster Brown and Greg Ames of Georgia Mountain Falconry visited the University of Montevallo campus on March 16 to speak to students in the President’s Outdoor Scholars Program. Brown and Ames have more than 35 combined years of experience in falconry and explained to the students the importance of using falconry as […]

March 18, 2016 | UM Happenings

Play On: Montevallo Gaming Marathon To Raise Money For Children’s Hospital

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo PLAY ON team will be hosting an Extra-Life gaming marathon from 8 a.m. on Sat. March 19 until 8 a.m. on Sun. March 20 to raise money for Children’s Hospital. The team’s goal is to raise $1,000 within the 24-hour period through individuals willing to participate in the […]

March 10, 2016 | Press Releases

UM Hosts 6th Annual National Association For Multicultural Education Conference

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo will host the sixth annual National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) conference, “Moving forward through multicultural competencies: Civic engagement, collective action, and social responsibility,” for Alabama Region 3 on Fri., March 18, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The conference will be held in Anna Irvin Hall on […]

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