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April 14, 2016 | UM Happenings

Dr. Lewis Gordon to Guest Lecture at UM for Visiting Lecture Series

Montevallo, Ala. – Acclaimed philosophy professor Dr. Lewis R. Gordon 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 Thursday, April 14. Gordon will deliver a lecture entitled “Fanon Today or Oxygen for Humanity” in […]

April 13, 2016 | UM Happenings

Spring Commencement 2016

May 7th, 2016, 9:00 a.m. Flowerhill Lawn Commencement Rehearsal May 6th, 2016, 4:00 p.m. Flowerhill Lawn The University of Montevallo National Alumni Association will host a continental breakfast on King Quad on May 7, 2016 beginning at 8:00 a.m.  All graduates and guests are welcome to attend. Parking: (Map to be sent separately) Guest parking […]

April 13, 2016 | UM Happenings

The Biggest "Big Event" In UM History

Montevallo, Ala. – More than 700 students participated in The Big Event on Sat. April 9 at the University of Montevallo. The 2016 gathering involved approximately 29 percent of the student body and was the largest in the six-year history of the event. “The Big Event is a unique opportunity not just for students to […]

April 8, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Thanks Scholarship Donors at Appreciation Luncheon

Montevallo, Ala. – Members of the UM family joined together on Wed. April 6 to share their appreciation for the University of Montevallo’s scholarship donors during an annual Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon. Scholarship recipients at the luncheon were able to meet with and personally thank the donors that generously provide funding to support their college education. […]

April 6, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Alumna, 2016 Alabama Teacher of the Year Visits Montevallo

Montevallo, Ala. – “We have to have people that want to share their classroom with the rest of the world,” Jennifer Brown, Alabama Teacher of the Year stated as she discussed educational advocacy during a recent visit to the University of Montevallo. Brown, M.Ed. ’13, is currently spending one year representing the teachers of the […]

April 5, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Celebrates National Social Work Month

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo social work program held it’s 2016 Social Work Month celebration on Wed., March 23 in Anna Irvin Dining Hall on the University campus. The national theme of 2016 Social Work month is Forging Solutions Out of Challenges, something that special guest speaker and UM alumnus Renae Carpenter describes […]

April 4, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Hosts 19th Annual Undergraduate Research Day

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo held its 19th annual Undergraduate Research Day on Wed. March 23 in Harman Hall on the University campus. Over 50 students representing all four UM colleges participated in the event with the advisement of 34 faculty mentors. Students presented oral presentations and poster presentations, with the first through […]

March 28, 2016 | UM Happenings

Student Spotlight: Taylor Hubbard

Taylor Hubbard Class of 2016 Hometown: Atmore, AL Describe UM in three words: Unconventional. Historic. Treasure. Taylor Hubbard’s college transcript will stand out from that of the typical college student for quite a few reasons. Not only has she been honored as Senior Elite for holding the highest GPA in the her program, but she […]

March 23, 2016 | UM Happenings

Game Studies and Design Students Pick Up International Awards

Montevallo, Ala. – Students in the Game Studies and Design (GSD) minor have recently been received best entry awards in the Game Career Guide’s latest Game Design Challenge. The challenge hosted on GameCareerGuide.com requested entries of games in which players create original works of art throughout the course of gameplay. Winners from UM were Shea […]

March 22, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Theatre Presents Clybourne Park

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo Theatre Department recently presented Clybourne Park from March 18 to 20 in the Reynolds Theatre on the UM Campus. “I feel that this play does an incredible job of addressing many of today’s major social issues,” Chris Patillo commented. Patillo served as Assistant Director and is currently a […]

March 21, 2016 | UM Happenings

Georgia Mountain Falconry Visits President's Outdoor Scholars Program

Montevallo, Ala. – Buster Brown and Greg Ames of Georgia Mountain Falconry visited the University of Montevallo campus on March 16 to speak to students in the President’s Outdoor Scholars Program. Brown and Ames have more than 35 combined years of experience in falconry and explained to the students the importance of using falconry as […]

March 18, 2016 | UM Happenings

Play On: Montevallo Gaming Marathon To Raise Money For Children’s Hospital

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo PLAY ON team will be hosting an Extra-Life gaming marathon from 8 a.m. on Sat. March 19 until 8 a.m. on Sun. March 20 to raise money for Children’s Hospital. The team’s goal is to raise $1,000 within the 24-hour period through individuals willing to participate in the […]

March 10, 2016 | Press Releases

UM Hosts 6th Annual National Association For Multicultural Education Conference

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo will host the sixth annual National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) conference, “Moving forward through multicultural competencies: Civic engagement, collective action, and social responsibility,” for Alabama Region 3 on Fri., March 18, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m. The conference will be held in Anna Irvin Hall on […]

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 […]