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January 7, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Hoverboard Temporary Ban

Effective January 7, 2016, The University of Montevallo is instituting a temporary ban on hoverboards, also known as self-balancing scooters and hands-free Segways. These devices will not be permitted in any UM building. This temporary ban has been established due to safety issues raised by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the potential safety […]

January 6, 2016 | Press Releases

Food Science Students Meet Former White House Chef

Montevallo, Ala. –The American Village hosted Former White House Chef Roland Mesnier for A White House Christmas Coffee and Dessert Brunch on December 5, and two University of Montevallo students were guests at the special event.   Traci Silloway and Leah VanDeren, UM Family and Consumer Sciences students studying Food Science, attended the event held […]

January 6, 2016 | UM in the News

Thom Gossom Jr.

UM graduate authors series of books recalling growing up in Alabama. Click the link to learn more about his work. http://weldbham.com/blog/2016/01/03/reconstructing-a-slice-of-life-thom-gossom-interview/

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 […]

December 14, 2015 | Press Releases

Nanni Urges Graduates to Help Others

Montevallo, Ala. – Christopher Nanni delivered the keynote address to the fall graduates of the University of Montevallo, encouraging the students to keep their eyes open for opportunities to help others and learn to align their decisions with what they feel is most meaningful.   The University of Montevallo celebrated the accomplishments of over 200 […]

December 14, 2015 | UM in the News

UM Alumna, President nominated for BBJ CEO of the Year Awards

The University of Montevallo had two representatives at the recent Birmingham Business Journal CEO of the Year Awards held on December 3 at Regions Field. Darlene Wilson, CEO of RAM Accounting, was nominated in the Small Business category. Dr. John W. Stewart III, University of Montevallo President, was nominated for the Large Business category.   […]

December 14, 2015 | UM in the News

UM Graduate is Keynote Speaker at Autism Conference

Montevallo graduate, Hunter Manasco Ph.D., C.C.C.-S.L.P, associate professor of speech-language pathology at Misericordia University, was recently the keynote speaker at the Education Service Center-Region 19’s Together for Autism 12th Annual Conference in El Paso, Texas. Manasco holds Bachelor of Science and Master of Science degrees in speech-language pathology from the University of Montevallo.   http://www.misericordia.edu/page.cfm?p=500&newsid=2568

December 10, 2015 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Fall Commencement Speaker Announcement

Montevallo, Ala. – Christopher Nanni, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham will provide the University of Montevallo’s keynote address on Friday, Dec. 11.   Around 200 students will participate in the 2015 Fall Commencement Exercises beginning at 5 p.m. in McChesney Student Activity Center. The University of Montevallo National […]

December 8, 2015 | Press Releases

UM Recognizes Outstanding Students at Senior Elite Night

Over 50 University of Montevallo students were recently honored at Senior Elite Night held in mid-November.   The night is a UM tradition dating back to the 1930’s, and serves as an occasion to recognize students who show outstanding leadership and academic ability through participation in academic and extracurricular activities, citizenship and service to Montevallo. […]

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 12, 2015 | Press Releases

Kirk Saduski, Documentary Film Producer, Visits The University of Montevallo to Honor Dr. Eugene Sledge

MONTEVALLO, AL- Kirk Saduski, an Emmy-nominated documentarian, visited Alabama on Wednesday for several special events surrounding Veterans Day at the University of Montevallo.   Saduski began his Veterans Day activities with a wreath-laying at The American Village, a landmark that is dedicated to preserving history and honoring veterans.   He then participated in the dedication […]

November 11, 2015 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Designated “Military Friendly” School

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo has recently been awarded the designation of 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media. The University has held the special honor every year since 2009. Now in its seventh year, the Military Friendly® Schools designation provides service members and their families with transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education […]

November 10, 2015 | Press Releases

Alabama Marine Corps League Donates $20,000 for Sledge Memorial

Montevallo, Ala. – With the approaching dedication of the Dr. Eugene B. Sledge Memorial on Wednesday, November 11, the University of Montevallo would like to recognize the Alabama Marine Corps League for their generous gift to the memorial.   Members of the Marine Corps League donated $20,000 in October to assist in the completion of […]

November 9, 2015 | Press Releases

Dr. Brett Noerager Honored as Inaugural Distinguished Professor

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Brett Noerager to the Todd and Linda Strange Endowed Professorship.   Dr. Noerager was formally recognized at the Board of Trustees meeting on the University of Montevallo campus on Friday, November 6.   Dr. Noerager is a 1993 graduate of […]

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 12, 2015 | Press Releases

Dr. John Stewart III, Vulcan Community Awards-Newcomer

“Stewart has raised the profile of the university, both statewide and nationally…since 2012, UM is the only public university in Alabama to be named a College of Distinction.” a piece of the article read, in the Vulcans Community Awards program that was held on October 8, 2015. Our own President Dr. John Stewart III was […]

October 9, 2015 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to Host Founders’ Day This Week

Montevallo, AL– Each year, the second Thursday of October is celebrated on campus at The University of Montevallo as ‘Founders’ Day.’ In 1896, the community of Montevallo was selected as the site for a new state educational institution. The school opened on October 12 in Reynolds Hall, an 1851 building that still houses classrooms and […]