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March 26, 2013 | Press Releases

Local University of Montevallo student receives music award

MONTEVALLO—A number of University of Montevallo music students participated in student auditions for the National Association of Teachers of Singing, held recently at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Mattie Crisp of Oxford was named a semi-finalist in the Second Year College Women category. She studies in the studio of Roderick George, associate professor of […]

March 26, 2013 | Press Releases

Local University of Montevallo student receives music award

MONTEVALLO—A number of University of Montevallo music students participated in student auditions for the National Association of Teachers of Singing, held recently at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Lauren Jones of Hartselle was named a semi-finalist in the Second Year College Women category. She studies in the studio of Melanie Williams, professor of music […]

March 26, 2013 | Press Releases

Local University of Montevallo student receives music award

MONTEVALLO—A number of University of Montevallo music students participated in student auditions for the National Association of Teachers of Singing, held recently at the University of Alabama in Tuscaloosa. Gabrielle Lapidus, of Huntsville, was named a semi-finalist in the First Year College Women category. She studies in the studio of Melanie Williams, professor of music […]

March 19, 2013 | Press Releases

Local University of Montevallo students recognized as leaders

MONTEVALLO— Three University of Montevallo students were among almost 40 recent graduates of the Leading Edge Institute Class XI. Tavi Juarez of Helena, Madeline Mechum of Hoover and Rachael Swokowski of Enterprise completed an intensive nine-month leadership program that began with a summer boot camp and concluded with a winter summit, held March 8-9 in […]

March 12, 2013 | UM in the News

Profile: seeking championships

Last season, Danny Young did something no men’s college basketball coach has ever done at Auburn or Alabama. Young guided the University of Montevallo Falcons to the national championship game. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.

March 12, 2013 | UM in the News

Profile: the 15th president

More than two years have passed since Dr. John W. Stewart III took the helm as president of the University of Montevallo, but he’s still brimming with enthusiasm about his role. He’s quick to share stories about students’ successes or a faculty member’s new project. He’s a regular presence on campus – cheering on the […]

March 11, 2013 | UM in the News

The University of Montevallo’s trees have a rich history

Montevallo is proud of its trees. Evidence is the fact that the city was just awarded its 22nd annual Tree City designation by the National Arbor Day Foundation. Herschel Hale, arborist and chair of the Arbor Board, told us some interesting stories about his favorites. He explained the huge red oaks in front of Main […]

March 8, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll by the Corporation for National and Community Service. This honor roll, the highest federal recognition a college or university can receive for a commitment to voluntary community outreach, recognizes institutions of higher education that reflect the values of […]

March 7, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo hosts forum on bullying

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will host a forum on bullying featuring Jamie Nabozny on Wednesday, March 27, at 3:30 p.m., and Thursday, March 28, at 3:30 p.m., in the Merchants and Planters Bank Auditorium in Comer Hall on the UM campus. Nabozny is the subject of a documentary, Bullied, that chronicles his childhood struggle with […]

March 5, 2013 | Press Releases

Local students named University of Montevallo Masters

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo recently announced the names of Montevallo Masters for the 2013-2014 academic year. Montevallo Masters exemplify leadership and are the official hosts and hostesses of the university, representing UM at such functions as Founders’ Day, commencement, receptions, tours and many homecoming events. Included in this group of UM ambassadors are Alysia Campbell […]

March 5, 2013 | Press Releases

Local students named University of Montevallo Masters

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo recently announced the names of Montevallo Masters for the 2013-2014 academic year. Montevallo Masters exemplify leadership and are the official hosts and hostesses of the university, representing UM at such functions as Founders’ Day, commencement, receptions, tours and many homecoming events. Included in this group of UM ambassadors are Abigail Bradley […]

March 5, 2013 | Press Releases

Local students named University of Montevallo Masters

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo recently announced the names of Montevallo Masters for the 2013-2014 academic year. Montevallo Masters exemplify leadership and are the official hosts and hostesses of the university, representing UM at such functions as Founders’ Day, commencement, receptions, tours and many homecoming events. Included in this group of UM ambassadors are Rebecca Leach […]

March 4, 2013 | Press Releases

Faculty research symposium to be held at University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will hold a Faculty Research Symposium Wednesday, March 6, from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., in the Master Classroom of Wills Hall (Room 200). Ten recent recipients of sabbaticals and University grants will present their work. Presentation topics will range from “New Research on Romeo and Juliet” to “Montevallo Recycling Center […]

March 4, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to hold conference on multicultural education

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will host the third annual Alabama Region 4 National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME) conference Friday, March 29, from 8:30 a.m. until 4:30 p.m., in Anna Irvin Hall on the UM campus. The conference is sponsored by UM’s College of Education, Social Work Program and chapter of NAME in partnership with […]

February 20, 2013 | Press Releases

Local student honored at University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO—Sarah Lifer of Huntsville, a senior at the University of Montevallo, has received a scholarship from Order of Omega, a national leadership honor society for members of campus sororities and fraternities. Lifer, who is pursuing a major in mass communication with a concentration in journalism and a minor in public relations, is a member of […]

February 19, 2013 | UM in the News

Space archaeologist to speak at University of Montevallo

Dr. Sarah Parcak, space archaeologist and a professor at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, will be the University of Montevallo’s 2013 Hallie Farmer Lecturer. The event will be held in the theater at Parnell Memorial Library in Montevallo on Tuesday, Feb. 26, at 7 p.m. A public reception will follow at 8:30 p.m. Read […]

February 19, 2013 | Press Releases

Local professor and veterinarian honored at University of Montevallo

MONTEVALLO, ALA.—During recent homecoming activities at the University of Montevallo in Montevallo, Ala., a professor of veterinary medicine at Texas A & M University received the Distinguished Alumna Award for 2013 for outstanding work in her field and for service to her community. Dr. Karen Snowden received her B.S. degree in biology from the University […]

February 19, 2013 | Press Releases

Alumni honored at University of Montevallo Homecoming

MONTEVALLO—During recent homecoming activities at the University of Montevallo, three UM alumni were honored for outstanding work in their fields and for service to their communities. The Distinguished Alumna Award for 2013 went to Dr. Karen Snowden, a professor of veterinary medicine at Texas A & M University in College Station, Texas. Snowden received her […]

February 18, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo hosts Best Practice: Closing the Gap

MONTEVALLO—The University of Montevallo will host a presentation, Best Practice: Closing the Gap – the JJ Way®, Saturday, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m., in the Montevallo Room of Anna Irvin Dining Hall on the UM campus. The event is sponsored by the Montevallo chapter of the National Association for Multicultural Education (NAME), UM’s social work […]