Skip to main content

News

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 25, 2015 | Press Releases

Former baseball players endow University of Montevallo athletic scholarship

MONTEVALLO, ALABAMA — On October 31, 2014, a group of former University of Montevallo baseball players, led by Hall of Famer Mike Dunn, got together in Helena, Alabama, and decided to start a baseball athletics endowment for their college coach, Robert “Bob” Riesener. What happened next is another one for the record books. In just […]

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 11, 2015 | Press Releases

Jim Day to give University Scholar lecture at UM

Jim Day, professor of history, will give the University Scholar presentation Monday, March 16, at 7 p.m. in the J. A. Brown Room, Carmichael Library. His talk is titled “Wilson’s Raid through Alabama: A Sesquicentennial Retrospective.” Day was honored as the University Scholar at the annual Founders’ Day activities in October 2014. The award is […]

March 11, 2015 | UM in the News

UM Music to hold benefit piano concert

MONTEVALLO — The University of Montevallo Music Department will hold a benefit piano concert by Anthony Pattin, UM professor of music emeritus, on Thursday, March 19, at 7:30 p.m. in LeBaron Recital Hall. Pattin taught piano at UM for 24 years, retiring in 2011. During his years at Montevallo, he played a number of concerts at […]

March 10, 2015 | Press Releases

UM dedicates New 3D Art Building at Homecoming

A ribbon-cutting and dedication ceremony took place for the University of Montevallo’s New 3D Art Building Saturday, February 14, during the annual 2015 Homecoming festivities. Located where the building known as “The Laundry” had stood since its construction in the early 1900s, the new building gives a respectful nod to the past, including a triangular […]

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 26, 2015 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to hold conference on multicultural education

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will host the fifth annual Alabama Region 4 National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) conference, “Beyond Translation: Building Capacities for Cross-Cultural Communication,” Friday, March 13, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., in Anna Irvin Hall on the UM campus. The conference is sponsored by UM’s College of Education, Social Work Program […]

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 19, 2015 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo celebrates Homecoming

MONTEVALLO—Alumni, students, faculty and staff at the University of Montevallo recently celebrated Homecoming with events spanning several days and including athletics, awards, honors and musicals.The week’s festivities began Tuesday evening with the annual College of Education Faculty, Staff and Alumni Recognition Dinner. Awards were presented to 15 outstanding alumni of the College of Education who have distinguished […]

February 19, 2015 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo welcomes BACHE visiting writer Brian Turner

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will welcome soldier-poet Brian Turner to the J.A. Brown Room in Carmichael Library on the UM campus Tuesday, Feb. 24, at 3:30 p.m., to read from his works as part of the 2014-2015 BACHE Visiting Writers’ Series.Turner, who holds an MFA from the University of Oregon, is the author of two poetry collections, […]

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 […]

February 16, 2015 | Press Releases

UM offering free tax return filing assistance through VITA program

UM is once again offering free tax return filing assistance through the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. This will be the fourth consecutive year for the program, which has grown from just 30 clients in 2012, the first year it was offered, to 71 in 2014. The goal for this year’s program, which provides […]

February 9, 2015 | Press Releases

UM to offer online stream for College Night

The University of Montevallo is offering a new service to alumni and friends who would like to attend this weekend’s College Night productions but will be unable to do so. A live streaming option is being made available to view the Saturday night, Feb. 14, shows, beginning at 7 p.m. Purchase of this live stream […]

February 9, 2015 | UM Happenings

Undergraduate Research Day 2015 set for March 25

The University of Montevallo’s Undergraduate Research Day 2015 is set for Wednesday, March 25 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. (the time may be adjusted slightly depending on the number of presentations). The award ceremony is set for 3 to 4 p.m. Undergraduate Research Day is held every spring to highlight undergraduate student research. It is open to all […]

February 4, 2015 | UM in the News

Strong Automotive CEO donates $250K for Montevallo expansion

Strong Automotive Merchandising CEO John Paul Strong and his father, Mike, have donated $250,000 to expand the communication department at the University of Montevallo. The expansion will include the establishment of the Strong Hall Communication Building and will add four faculty offices along with two classrooms. Read more at bizjournals.com/birmingham.

February 4, 2015 | UM in the News

The Smithsonian wants what? Man's passion for lifetime hobby pays off

John Cooke’s siblings teased him for four decades, saying he had – well — rocks in his head. Because he had rocks everywhere else. He had rocks in most every room of his Pleasant Grove house, and rocks piling up in his storage building out back – the one he was supposed to share with […]

January 29, 2015 | Press Releases

UM again named to president’s honor roll

The University of Montevallo has again been named to the President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. This honor roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for a commitment to voluntary community outreach, recognizes institutions of higher education that reflect the values of […]

January 20, 2015 | Press Releases

UM intramural teams compete in regional tournament

Congratulations to Bad Company and Femme Fatale, two University of Montevallo intramural teams that represented the University at the National Intramural-Recreational Sports Association (NIRSA) Region II Flag Football Tournament, held December 5-7 in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Both teams were given the opportunity to compete in this tournament by winning their respective flag football championship games at […]