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July 23, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo named a College of Distinction - again

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo has once again been named a College of Distinction, the only public institution in Alabama to receive this designation. Colleges of Distinction is a web-based guide for high school juniors and seniors seeking a school that is nationally recognized and highly recommended by professionals in the field of education. Colleges and universities […]

July 22, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo named to The Chronicle of Higher Education list

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo has recently been named to The Chronicle of Higher Education’s 2013 Great Colleges to Work For® program. The program recognizes small groups of colleges (based on enrollment size) for specific best practices and policies. Montevallo received recognition in both the Teaching Environment and Tenure Clarity and Process categories. The former is […]

July 15, 2013 | Press Releases

Local University of Montevallo student receives national scholarship

MONTEVALLO—University of Montevallo student Adelyn Gillon recently received notification that she has been awarded a Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship from Alpha Lambda Delta national honor society. Gillon, who majors in English and history at Montevallo, resides in Birmingham in Shelby County. The scholarship will apply to the 2013-2014 academic year. Alpha Lambda Delta, founded […]

May 29, 2013 | UM in the News

University of Montevallo's new softball field, track complex getting funding

Critical pieces of funding for a new track and field complex and a softball field for the University of Montevallo received approval from the city’s community development partnership on Tuesday. The Montevallo Development Cooperative District at its meeting Tuesday afternoon approved up to $150,000 in funding toward the track complex at the university and another […]

May 24, 2013 | UM in the News

Line Drives and Lipstick

Growing up in Prichard in the 1930s and ’40s, UM alumna Delores Brumfield wasn’t like the other girls. Instead of making paper dolls and hosting tea parties, the tomboy preferred having clay ball fights and pole-vaulting over the neighbor’s bushes. Better known as “Dolly” or “Dee,” the young athlete quickly fell in love with baseball, […]

May 20, 2013 | UM in the News

University of Montevallo reveals progress on downtown building

The University of Montevallo’s behavioral and social science program will move to the new University of Montevallo on Main building in time for the fall semester, UM officials announced during a May 16 Business After Hours event. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.

April 11, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo participates in The Big Event

MONTEVALLO—On Saturday, April 6, 430 University of Montevallo students from 28 campus organizations participated in The Big Event, a service project organized and sponsored by UM’s Student Government Association. The goal of this event is to express gratitude to the Montevallo community for supporting the university. The students worked at 27 job sites in Montevallo […]

April 5, 2013 | Press Releases

Freedom Week at the University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—Students at the University of Montevallo will participate in Freedom Week 2013 during the week of April 8-12 with a number of events to raise awareness of modern-day slavery. According to some estimates, as many as 27 million people live in slavery, and the goal of Freedom Week is to raise funds for three organizations […]

April 5, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo holds 11th Annual Literary Festival

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will host its 11th Annual Montevallo Literary Festival on Friday, April 12, beginning at 9 a.m., on the 2nd floor of Comer Hall on the UM campus. Keynote speaker and master class instructor in poetry will be Robin Behn, who teaches in the MFA program in creative writing at the University […]

April 4, 2013 | UM in the News

Chapman named to Board of Trustees at University of Montevallo

Secretary of State Beth Chapman was recently appointed by Gov. Bentley to serve on the University of Montevallo’s Board of Trustees. She will serve in a state at large position for a term set to expire in 2023, according to a statement from the University of Montevallo. Chapman, a UM alumna, was selected as State […]

April 4, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo SGA wins award

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo was well represented at the YMCA Collegiate Legislature, held recently in Montgomery. Thirteen members of UM’s Student Government Association attended the event and garnered several awards. Montevallo’s representatives captured the Speaker’s Cup Award, the highest award given, which recognizes the best overall delegation. Selection for this recognition is based on punctuality, […]

April 3, 2013 | Press Releases

Local student participates in research at University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—Almost 40 students participated in the University of Montevallo’s 16th annual Undergraduate Research Day, held recently in Harman Hall on the UM campus. Students from all four colleges at UM were invited to engage in research, scholarship and creative activity with faculty mentors, demonstrating their research via posters, oral and PowerPoint presentations. The goal of […]

April 2, 2013 | Press Releases

Secretary of State Beth Chapman to serve on UM Board of Trustees

MONTEVALLO–Secretary of State Beth Chapman, a University of Montevallo alumna, was recently appointed by Gov. Bentley to serve on the UM Board of Trustees. She will serve in a state at large position for a term set to expire in 2023. Chapman was selected as State Auditor in 2002 and was responsible for $1.6 billion […]

March 27, 2013 | Press Releases

Local students participate in research at University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—Almost 40 students participated in the University of Montevallo’s 16th annual Undergraduate Research Day, held recently in Harman Hall on the UM campus. Students from all four colleges at UM were invited to engage in research, scholarship and creative activity with faculty mentors, demonstrating their research via posters, oral and PowerPoint presentations. The goal of […]

March 27, 2013 | Press Releases

Local students participate in research at University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—Almost 40 students participated in the University of Montevallo’s 16th annual Undergraduate Research Day, held recently in Harman Hall on the UM campus. Students from all four colleges at UM were invited to engage in research, scholarship and creative activity with faculty mentors, demonstrating their research via posters, oral and PowerPoint presentations. The goal of […]

March 27, 2013 | Press Releases

Local students participate in research at University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—Almost 40 students participated in the University of Montevallo’s 16th annual Undergraduate Research Day, held recently in Harman Hall on the UM campus. Students from all four colleges at UM were invited to engage in research, scholarship and creative activity with faculty mentors, demonstrating their research via posters, oral and PowerPoint presentations. The goal of […]

March 27, 2013 | Press Releases

Local students participate in research at University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—Almost 40 students participated in the University of Montevallo’s 16th annual Undergraduate Research Day, held recently in Harman Hall on the UM campus. Students from all four colleges at UM were invited to engage in research, scholarship and creative activity with faculty mentors, demonstrating their research via posters, oral and PowerPoint presentations. The goal of […]

March 27, 2013 | Press Releases

Local students participate in research at University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—Almost 40 students participated in the University of Montevallo’s 16th annual Undergraduate Research Day, held recently in Harman Hall on the UM campus. Students from all four colleges at UM were invited to engage in research, scholarship and creative activity with faculty mentors, demonstrating their research via posters, oral and PowerPoint presentations. The goal of […]

March 27, 2013 | Press Releases

Local students participate in research at University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—Almost 40 students participated in the University of Montevallo’s 16th annual Undergraduate Research Day, held recently in Harman Hall on the UM campus. Students from all four colleges at UM were invited to engage in research, scholarship and creative activity with faculty mentors, demonstrating their research via posters, oral and PowerPoint presentations. The goal of […]

March 27, 2013 | Press Releases

Local students participate in research at University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—Almost 40 students participated in the University of Montevallo’s 16th annual Undergraduate Research Day, held recently in Harman Hall on the UM campus. Students from all four colleges at UM were invited to engage in research, scholarship and creative activity with faculty mentors, demonstrating their research via posters, oral and PowerPoint presentations. The goal of […]