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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 […]

October 8, 2015 | UM Happenings

Tim Lupinacci: 119th Founders' Day Speaker

 Tim Lupinacci, shareholder in the Baker Donelson’s Birmingham office, is a member of the law firm’s board of directors, chair of the financial services department and is former office managing shareholder for Birmingham. He concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, financial services and transactions, and health law. Lupinacci primarily represents special […]

September 28, 2015 | UM in the News

UM Professor Wins 6th Alabama State Chess Championship

Scott Varagona is the new Alabama State Chess Champion. Varagona, an assistant professor of math at the University of Montevallo, has won the state chess title six times since 2002. He was undefeated in his bid to regain the state championship. -See more at: http://www.al.com/living/index.ssf/2015/09/post_267.html

September 28, 2015 | Press Releases

UM Social Work Program Celebrates 90th Anniversary This Year in Coordination with ‘Advocacy Day’

The University of Montevallo Social Work Program is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Originally founded in 1925 at ‘Alabama College’ the social work program began during a time when social work was an underdeveloped profession and only taught in urban universities. Miss Myrtle Brooke, Chairperson of the Sociology Department at the time, organized summer […]

September 21, 2015 | UM in the News

UM faculty member displays exhibition at Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Karen Graffeo, an associate professor of art and director of photography concentration at The University of Montevallo, has an exhibit on display at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute. The exhibit is titled ‘Let us Now Praise the Roma Photography,’ and will be on display until Sunday, Sept. 27 in the Odessa Woolfolk Gallery. – See […]

September 21, 2015 | UM Happenings

UM Social Work Program To Host ‘Advocacy Day’

MONTEVALLO, AL – The University of Montevallo Social Work Program, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, is pleased to host ‘Advocacy Day’ on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in partnership with the University of Montevallo Counseling Program. The Advocacy Day Conference will take place at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, […]

September 21, 2015 | Press Releases

UM Hosting Internationally Acclaimed Artist Monty Cole

Montevallo, AL– Internationally acclaimed clarinet and saxophone artist Monty Cole will be performing at the University of Montevallo on Wed., Sept. 23 at 7:30 p.m. in the Lebaron Recital Hall on the university’s campus. Cole will be presenting “Into the Wind: Masterworks for Clarinet & Saxophone” to kick off the College of Fine Arts Marquee […]

July 2, 2015 | UM Happenings

UM to observe Independence Day on Friday, July 3

The University of Montevallo will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Anna Irvin Dining Hall will close following dinner Thursday, July 2 and reopen for lunch Sunday, July 5 at 10:30 a.m. Carmichael Library will close at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 2 and reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, July 6, […]

May 28, 2015 | UM Happenings

Apply for Fall 2017 beginning June 1

Beginning Wednesday, June 1, 2016, first-time freshmen and transfer students may apply for fall 2017! For first-time freshmen applications, submit your official high school transcripts and standardized test scores. For transfer students, submit official transcripts from any and all universities attended after high school. For assistance contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 800-292-4349. Undergraduate Application Redirect

May 28, 2015 | UM in the News

C-Suite: Heather Howell, Rock Wool Manufacturing Co.

How did you choose the industry you ended up in? I chose accounting in college simply because I liked the courses and the range of industries open to that field. From there, I went to public accounting, working with clients of many different industries and decided I really wanted to be in manufacturing. Read the […]

May 15, 2015 | UM in the News

Vestavia Hills teacher named Alabama's teacher of the year for 2015-16

Vestavia Hills High School science teacher and University of Montevallo alumna Jennifer Brown is Alabama’s Teacher of the Year for 2015-16, the state’s Department of Education announced Wednesday night at a ceremony in Montgomery. Brown will serve as the official spokesperson and representative for teachers in Alabama for the next year. Read the full story […]

May 4, 2015 | UM Happenings

Birmingham Zoo to host Shelby County Day

The Birmingham Zoo is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and would like to share this milestone with Shelby County by providing a Shelby County Day on Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The zoo will offer 50 percent off general admission to all Shelby County residents, as well as to University of Montevallo […]

April 30, 2015 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Announces First Academic Faculty Chair for Michael E. Stephens College of Business- Dr. Helen Moshkovich

In May of 2014, the University of Montevallo announced its first academic endowed chair in the university’s 119-year history. Michael and Donna Grainger of Franklin, Tennessee made a commitment of $500,000 to the Michael E. Stephens College of Business at the University. The gift established the Michael J. and Donna H. Grainger Endowed Chair in […]

April 29, 2015 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Celebrates Spring Graduation on May 2 with Former U.N. Ambassador, New Mexico Governor and U.S. Congressman Bill Richardson

The University of Montevallo will have a distinguished guest delivering the keynote at their spring commencement ceremonies on May 2, Bill Richardson. Richardson is a former U.N. Ambassador, New Mexico Governor, Secretary of Energy and U.S. Congressman. He is well-known for his distinguished public-service career spanning over three decades. Richardson has also started two foundations: […]