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September 30, 2016 | Press Releases

Montevallo alumna makes old homes new in HGTV pilot Vintage Savannah

For University of Montevallo alumna Linn Gresham, what’s old can be easily transformed into something stunning and new. That’s the premise of her potential show with Home & Garden Television (HGTV). Titled “Vintage Savannah,” the program follows Gresham and her design partner, Leah Bailey, as they work to restore Savannah’s antiquated homes into contemporary treasures. […]

September 23, 2016 | Press Releases

Montevallo alumnus endows new scholarship

Thanks to the generosity of University of Montevallo alumnus Jon Meacham, a new scholarship will help fund the education of incoming UM art students. Meacham, a 1983 graduate of UM, has donated a gift of $100,000 to the University in order to endow a new academic scholarship to benefit new students majoring in art. The […]

September 2, 2016 | Press Releases

Porter James receives Buckmasters scholarship

Porter James of Russellville, Alabama was recently awarded the Buckmasters Scholarship at the University of Montevallo. The Buckmasters American Deer Foundation established the scholarship in 2015 to promote the outdoor experience in connection with the University of Montevallo President’s Outdoor Scholars Program. UM’s Outdoor Scholars Program is committed to educating the next generation on the […]

August 4, 2016 | Press Releases

Marines name scholarship in memory of E. B. Sledge

The University of Montevallo recently recognized the Howlin Mad Smith Detachment 592 of the Alabama Marine Corps League for their generous gift to name a scholarship in memory of Dr. Eugene B. Sledge. The scholarship will be awarded each year to help a fellow Marine further his or her education and become a leader in […]

August 2, 2016 | Press Releases

UM honored as 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School

The U.S. Department of Education honored the University of Montevallo as a 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School at a ceremony held in Washington D.C. on July 20. Susan Caplow, assistant professor of environmental studies, who was instrumental in the process, attended the ceremony on behalf of the University. “It’s a huge honor […]

July 25, 2016 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo names Heuton Vice President for Business Affairs

MONTEVALLO – Mary Ellen Heuton has been named Vice President for Business Affairs and Treasurer at the University of Montevallo. Heuton comes to UM from Marshall University in Huntington, West Virginia, where she has served as Senior Vice President for Finance and Chief Financial Officer for the past five years. She will assume her duties at […]

July 12, 2016 | UM in the News

Experiencing poverty: Simulation gives participants taste of hardships

The University worked in conjunction with Alabama Possible to offer a free community poverty simulation at the Shelby County Schools Instructional Services Center on June 29. The simulation allowed many Shelby County teachers to witness the issues that many of their students living below the poverty level experience. Read more about the simulation here:

July 11, 2016 | Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Nick Rivers

Montevallo’s interns learn, grow and contribute to professional settings both on the local and national level. Our students’ internship experiences help them find and pursue career paths and passions that combine their interests, values and skills to become successful both personally and professionally. With the assistance of alumni and dedicated professors, our students are able […]

June 29, 2016 | Press Releases

Goldspiel named 2016 Alabama State Council on the Arts Fellow

Montevallo, Ala. – Chair and Professor of Music, Dr. Alan Goldspiel, was recently awarded a fellowship at the Alabama State Council on the Arts (ASCA) June meeting in Montgomery. Goldspiel received a music grant from ASCA for $5,000. Goldspiel’s compositions exhibit a variety of thematic melodies that are well suited for musicians and audiences. He […]

June 28, 2016 | Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Jacob Gordon

Jacob Gordon Class of 2016 Hometown: Dora, AL Major: History/Political Science Best UM memories: serving as SGA President and emcee at College Night   Upon arriving at UM, Jacob Gordon knew one thing for certain – he wanted to make a difference on campus and in the surrounding community during his college years. Jacob began […]

June 28, 2016 | UM in the News

ABC 33/40 with Dr. Stephen H. Craft

Dr. Stephen H. Craft represented UM on ABC 33/40 for Talk of Alabama on Thurs., June 23. Dean Craft discussed the Michael E. Stephens College of Business, the value of an MBA, UM’s impact on Montevallo’s Main Street and more. View his appearance here:

June 17, 2016 | Press Releases

University Of Montevallo AMSTI Hosts Summer Teacher Training

Helena, Ala. – The Alabama Math, Science and Technology Initiative at the University of Montevallo (AMSTI-UM) is holding its yearly training for nearly 1,400 teachers, trainers and participants at three different week-long summer institutes. The first institute is being held June 13-24 on weekdays from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. at Helena Middle School. “AMSTI […]

June 6, 2016 | Press Releases

UM facility named in honor of former Birmingham healthcare administrator

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo recently celebrated the dedication of the Robert C. and June Chapman Sports Medicine Facility. The training room, housed in the McChesney Student Activity Center, is being named in honor of Robert Chapman ’63 and his late wife, June. “We are very grateful for the donation from Mr. Chapman. […]

June 6, 2016 | UM in the News

UM College of Education partners with MHS Future Teachers

Seniors in the MHS Future Teachers organization partnered with Dr. Jennifer Davis’ advanced methods and materials in elementary education class during the spring semester. Both UM and MHS students worked together in professional learning community groups to learn about the selection and organization of instructional materials and teaching methods appropriate for elementary students.   Read […]

June 2, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Announces Spring 2016 Dean’s List

Dean’s List honors went to 373 students. To make the Dean’s List, a student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time student at the university.   Arts & Sciences Irfana M Ahmed Allen TX Nicholas S Alagna Gadsden AL Lauren M Alford Saraland AL Auna […]

June 2, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Announces Spring 2016 President's List

Montevallo, Ala. – More than 870 University of Montevallo students were named to the honor roll for the spring semester. The President’s List included the names of 500 students. To make the President’s List, a student must earn at least a 3.8 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time student at the […]

May 11, 2016 | Press Releases

University Of Montevallo Bond Rating Upgraded To Highest Level Ever

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo is pleased to announce that Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services has recently upgraded the University’s rating from “A” to “A+,” and notes the outlook as stable. At a time when many other universities are experiencing financial instability, the University of Montevallo has received two bond rating upgrades by […]