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April 20, 2017 | Student Spotlight

Ian Lee selected as first University of Montevallo Student Employee of the Year

Junior Ian Lee, of Montevallo, is the recipient of the first University of Montevallo Student Employee of the Year award. Lee was selected by UM’s National Alumni Association out of 16 total nominees received by the Student Employment Office. Currently, the University employs more than 400 student employees across campus, ranging from clerical jobs to […]

April 14, 2017 | Press Releases

More than 500 students volunteer for annual Big Event

On Saturday, April 8, students across UM’s campus got an early start to perform volunteer work throughout the Montevallo community. This work was part of the annual Big Event, a community wide service project organized by the Student Government Association.   This year, 515 students from 33 different student groups and athletic teams completed 40 […]

April 13, 2017 | Press Releases

Falcon Scholar Showcase honors student volunteers at non-profit agencies

On Thursday, April 6, UM students and representatives from several Shelby County nonprofits gathered in Anna Irvin Dining Hall to honor the hard work put forth by members of the Falcon Scholars In Action program. Each year, a group of approximately 25 student applicants are accepted to be Falcon Scholars. The students are matched up […]

March 10, 2017 | Press Releases

UM student accepted into national leadership academy

UM student Amber James is one of 12 students in the country selected by the American Association of Family & Consumer Sciences to participate in their National Leadership Academy.   This academy serves as a training ground for FCS professionals to later assume future leadership positions within the AAFCS and its affiliates.   James will […]

January 23, 2017 | Press Releases

Montevallo United Takes Top Place in United Way Social Media Challenge

On Jan. 13, a team of University of Montevallo students accepted a $2500 check for winning United Way of Central Alabama’s inaugural social media challenge. The competition, sponsored by Birmingham-based marketing firm blr/further, challenged five University teams to utilize the theme #ThisUnitesUs” to create a successful social media campaign to broaden United Way of Central […]

December 9, 2016 | Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Kiera Hood

Senior Kiera Hood is accustomed to roving deadlines, late work nights and the constant shift of new information. As a student reporter, those trends have consistently domineered over her college career. She is thankful her last semester has consisted of only two classes. “It’s really nice,” she laughed. “It’s given me the time to figure […]

November 16, 2016 | Student Spotlight

Student Spotlight: Neal Van Marter

The life of a modern college student often involves time management, stress maintenance and an active social life. Add one more responsibility for junior Neal Van Marter: service to his country. Van Marter currently serves as a first sergeant in the college Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC). Van Marter, who grew up in San Juan, […]

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 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 […]

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