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February 23, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Counseling Services Hosts “Just Three Words” Event

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo Counseling Services will be taking part in National Eating Disorder Awareness Week by holding several activities to spread awareness, including a student fair in Farmer Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and guest speaker Karen Newman in Comer Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 24. The […]

February 18, 2016 | Press Releases

Wood Firing Exhibition at UM Opens on Feb. 18

Montevallo, Ala.—The University of Montevallo is hosting a wood-fired ceramics exhibition opening reception Thurs., Feb. 18, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Bloch Hall on the University campus. A gallery talk will be held at 5 p.m. on the opening day of the exhibition, which will run through March 10. This exhibition explores nontraditional approaches to […]

February 17, 2016 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Celebrates 2016 Homecoming

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo recently hosted their 2016 Homecoming festivities, as alumni, faculty, staff, students and their parents retreated to campus to celebrate Homecoming with events spanning several days, including athletics, awards, honors and musicals. The week’s festivities began Tuesday evening with the annual College of Education Faculty, Staff and Alumni Recognition […]

February 11, 2016 | Press Releases

UM To Dedicate South's Largest Collection Of Children's Literature

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo will dedicate the children’s book collection of Pat Scales in the Carmichael Library on the University campus. The reception will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13.   The dedication will occur during the University’s Homecoming and College Night festivities, as Scales will be celebrating the 50th […]

February 9, 2016 | UM Happenings

The Plastic Project

Montevallo, Ala. – Amy Feger’s ART 100 class at the University of Montevallo, is a general education class that is open to all non-majors focusing on art awareness and the basics of design. However in Feger’s class during the fall 2015 semester, students were exposed to both art and environmental awareness. By constructing a structure […]

February 8, 2016 | UM Happenings

Culinary Historian Jessica B. Harris to Guest Lecture

Montevallo, Ala. – Acclaimed journalist and culinary historian Dr. Jessica B. Harris 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 on Thursday, Feb. 25. Harris will deliver a lecture entitled “A Sea change: A […]

February 8, 2016 | UM Happenings

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland to Visit Montevallo

Montevallo, Ala.— Acclaimed civil rights activist, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland will visit the University of Montevallo as the keynote speaker for the University’s Black History Month events.   Trumpauer Mullholland will be on campus on Tuesday, Feb. 16 to deliver a lecture on her time as a white southern woman activist during the peak of the […]

February 4, 2016 | UM Happenings

Undergraduate Research Day Deadline Approaching

MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The University of Montevallo’s Undergraduate Research Day 2016 will be held on Wednesday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. An award ceremony will be held at 3 p.m.   The University’s Undergraduate Research Day is held each spring to highlight undergraduate student research. The event is open to all students […]

February 4, 2016 | UM Happenings

Student Spotlight: Hunter Huie

Hunter Huie Class Year : 2016 Hometown: Oneonta, Ala. Major: History and Political Science What’s it gonna be? Purple Victory   Transferring from Auburn his sophomore year, Hunter Huie wanted a local community to become involved with and took no time to find his place in campus life at UM. Hunter has been a major […]

February 1, 2016 | Press Releases

Montevallo Hosting First Ever Division II Lacrosse Match In Alabama

MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The University of Montevallo women’s lacrosse team will make its debut Friday, Feb. 5 in a match against Point University, marking the first ever National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II women’s lacrosse match in the state of Alabama.   Montevallo’s inaugural team will take on the Skyhawks, a member of the […]

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.

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.

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. […]