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March 8, 2016 | Press Releases

College Of Education Honor 2016 Awards Recipients

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo College of Education recently recognized their 2016 Outstanding Alumnus Award honorees during a special dinner during recent homecoming celebrations. The College of Education traditionally awards one alumnus in each area of study that are nominated by faculty and alumni. The 2016 College of Education Outstanding Award recipients are: […]

March 8, 2016 | UM Happenings

Student Profile: Mynjuan Smith

Mynjuan Smith   Class of 2016 Hometown: Anniston, AL What’s it gonna be? Purple Victory The day Mynjuan Smith visited UM she knew this was where the next chapter of her educational journey and personal story would take place. Mynjuan is studying Psychology with plans to become a board certified behavioral analyst. Since enrolling, she […]

March 2, 2016 | UM Happenings

Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award - Sharon M. Gilbert

Sharon Gilbert is the recipient of the 2016 Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award. Gilbert holds two degrees from UM, earning her undergraduate degree in counseling and guidance from UM in 1986 and completing her Master of Education in counseling in 1989. Gilbert has worked with the TRiO Upward Bound program at UM for more […]

March 2, 2016 | UM Happenings

Nathalie Molton Gibbons Young Achiever's Award - Eric SanInocencio

  The 2016 recipient of the Nathalie Molton Gibbons Young Achievement Award is Eric SanInocencio, digital media director of the Houston Texans. SanInocencio graduated with a bachelor’s degree in mass communication from UM in 2003 and was a four-year letter winner on the UM baseball team. Prior to joining the NFL’s Houston Texans communications department […]

March 2, 2016 | UM Happenings

Distinguished Alumnus Award - Alice W. Hunt

The daughter of missionaries, Alice Hunt spent her early childhood in Taiwan before moving back to Alabama to complete school. Hunt enrolled at UM due to the reasonable tuition and the undergraduate counseling degree offered. She graduated from UM in 1978 with a B.S. in mathematics and education, receiving highest honors. Following the path of […]

February 29, 2016 | UM Happenings

Fall 2016 President's List

College of Fine Arts Sabrina A Abrego Robertsdale AL Samantha L Anselmo Trussville AL Ashley T Armstrong Center Point AL Jasmine E Baxter Montgomery AL Kaitlyn C Beddingfield Helena AL Hannah A Bell Moody AL Haley S Bevis Graysville AL Jonathon C Black Huntsville AL Ashlyn N Bondurant Birmingham AL Natalie N Bonifay Montevallo AL […]

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.