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September 12, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Social Work Program to host Advocacy Day 2013

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 […]

September 12, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo welcomes Chartwells as new food service vendor

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 […]

September 12, 2013 | UM in the News

Have your theater and eat there, too

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 […]

September 10, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo rises in U.S. News & World Report rankings

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 […]

September 4, 2013 | Press Releases

Ribbon cutting at Barnes & Noble bookstore at University of 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, […]

September 3, 2013 | UM in the News

Speech and Hearing Center can change lives

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 […]

August 29, 2013 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to present A Bookmobile for Dreamers

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 […]

August 24, 2013 | UM in the News

Art Walk brings community to Main Street

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.

August 23, 2013 | Press Releases

Ribbon cutting and open house at University of Montevallo on Main

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 […]

August 23, 2013 | UM in the News

UM freshmen receive warm welcome on move-in day

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.

August 23, 2013 | UM in the News

Ribbon cut at new Montevallo on Main

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.

August 20, 2013 | UM in the News

UM grows, benefits all

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.

August 19, 2013 | UM in the News

Montevallo’s Mayor Cost has dual role

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.

August 19, 2013 | UM in the News

UM adds softball to athletic department

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.

August 16, 2013 | UM in the News

Montevallo on Main to bring thousands of UM students downtown

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.

August 15, 2013 | UM in the News

Enrollment growing at the University of Montevallo

In response to the continued decline of state financial support of higher education institutions, the University of Montevallo will continue to push for and see growth in the number of freshman and undergraduate students enrolled at the university this fall, growth which administrators say has kept costs low while maintaining quality education. Read the full […]

August 12, 2013 | UM in the News

Forrest Knows UM is a Great Place to Work

Barbara Forrest has a true appreciation for the University of Montevallo recently being named “One of the Great Colleges to Work For” by the Chronicle of Higher Education. Forrest, who was diagnosed with for breast cancer in September of last year said, “If you have to have a serious illness, UM is the place to […]