Eugene B. Sledge, an educator, biologist and author who taught biology at the University of Montevallo for 28 years was inducted into the Alabama Men’s Hall of Fame on Sept. 24, 2013. Read the full story at al.com.
Chadd Adams, chief of police and director of public safety at the University of Montevallo, recently completed the second level of the Certified Law Enforcement Executive Program. The certification was awarded by the University Partnership for Alabama Continuing Education (UPACE) at the Alabama Association of Chiefs of Police Conference in Gulf Shores. Belinda Blackburn, director […]
The University of Montevallo will host an exhibition titled “Civil Rights Leaders Then and Now: Photographs by James ‘Spider’ Martin and Jonathan Purvis” Oct. 3–24 in The Gallery at Bloch Hall on the UM campus. An opening reception will be held Oct. 3 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. The exhibition will feature the historic work […]
Scott Varagona, assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Montevallo and sponsor of UM’s chess club, recently won the 2013 Alabama State Chess Championship, the largest annual chess tournament in Alabama. Varagona, who achieved the title of National Master in 2012, has won the state title five times. He scored 5.5 points out of […]
The University of Montevallo Social Work Program will host the 2013 Advocacy Day conference Friday, Sept. 20, from 8:30 a.m.-noon, in Anna Irvin Hall on the University of Montevallo campus. The aim of this conference is to provide participants with important information regarding changes in the Diagnostic Statistical Manual – Fifth Edition (DSM-V) and how […]
In yet another expansion of services at the University of Montevallo, a new food service vendor was introduced Wednesday afternoon with a ribbon-cutting at Anna Irvin Dining Hall on the UM campus. The university has engaged Chartwells to provide not only cafeteria service, but also to establish Moe’s Southwestern Grill and Olo Sushi in Farmer […]
University of Montevallo senior Brandon Caruthers has already begun thinking about what he wants to do after graduation, and he’s already getting the ball rolling. His first project is bringing what he calls the “lost art” of dinner theater to the Birmingham area, beginning at the Main Street Tavern in Montevallo with a production of […]
The University of Montevallo again rose in the rankings of “America’s Best Colleges,” published by U.S. News & World Report. According to the 2014 rankings, released Sept. 10, 2013, Montevallo is once again ranked as the No. 1 public master’s-level university in Alabama, a distinction it has held each year since 2008. For 2014, Montevallo […]
In another move to unite the University of Montevallo with the City of Montevallo, the Barnes & Noble university bookstore held its grand opening and ribbon cutting on Wednesday, Sept. 4, at 11 a.m., at the new location on Main Street. James L. Day also was present to sign copies of his recently published book, […]
Colleges and universities typically contribute to the communities in which they are located in a myriad of ways in addition to their principal mission of producing well-educated graduates. The Speech and Hearing Center at the University of Montevallo offers an excellent example of broader contributions that touch the lives of local citizens. Read the full […]
The College of Fine Arts at the University of Montevallo will present A Bookmobile for Dreamers on Monday, Sept. 9, at 7:30 p.m., in the Library Theater at Parnell Memorial Library in Montevallo. The performance is free and open to the public. A multimedia chamber opera for theremin, electronic music and video, A Bookmobile for […]
The city of Montevallo hosted its seventh Art Walk Aug. 24, where community members gathered on the sidewalks of Main Street to visit booths showcasing local artists and businesses. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
A ribbon cutting and open house for the newly renovated University of Montevallo on Main building, located at 737 Main Street in Montevallo, took place Friday, Aug. 23. The event marked the culmination of more than a year of renovations to the structure formerly known as the Alabama Power building, as well as ushered in […]
Dozens of University of Montevallo students, alumni, faculty and staff bore the brunt of summer heat and humidity Aug. 23 as they helped the incoming freshman class unload boxes and get settled into their dormitories. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
The cobblestone bricks in front of the old Alabama Power building in Montevallo were covered with community members the morning of Aug. 23 as dozens gathered for the ribbon cutting ceremony for the University of Montevallo’s newest addition, Montevallo on Main. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
For a long time, county residents have known that the University of Montevallo is a jewel here in the heart of the Birmingham metropolitan area. But that wasn’t always widely known beyond the bounds of Shelby County. That’s quickly changing now. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
Montevallo Mayor Hollie Cost has a dual role. In addition to being mayor since October of last year, she is also professor of special education and the service learning coordinator at the University of Montevallo. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
The University of Montevallo recently announced the addition of softball as its 13th intercollegiate sport following approval by the school’s Board of Trustees in early August. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
About 4,000 University of Montevallo students are expected to make trips to downtown Montevallo weekly with the opening of the new Montevallo on Main building that will hold several classrooms, office spaces and lounge areas when it opens this fall. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.