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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 18, 2016 | Press Releases

Phelps Becomes First Falcon To Earn NCAA Postgraduate Scholarship

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – University of Montevallo senior Rebekah Phelps recently became the first student-athlete at the University to earn a National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Postgraduate Scholarship. Phelps, who carries a perfect 4.0 cumulative grade-point average in her elementary education coursework, will pursue a graduate degree at Montevallo following graduation this spring. “I’m really excited […]

March 16, 2016 | Press Releases

UM Alumni, President Named to Birmingham's Top 205 By B-Metro Magazine

Montevallo, Ala. – Four UM alumni and University of Montevallo President, Dr. John W. Stewart III have been named to the 2016 BHMBIZ 205, presented by B-metro Magazine. The new weekly newsletter highlights influential executives in the Birmingham business community. “In the Birmingham 205, we put together a roster of top Birmingham business people across […]

March 15, 2016 | Press Releases

UM Holds Pattin-Maccrae Piano Fundraiser

Montevallo, Ala. – Professor Emeritus Anthony Pattin and Music faculty member Cynthia MacCrae prove that great music is timeless. The 2016 Pattin/MacCrae Duo Piano – Pattin Piano Fund Benefit was held on Fri., March 11 in Lebaron Recital Hall on the University of Montevallo campus. The duo performed a four-hand benefit piano recital, with all […]

March 15, 2016 | Press Releases

Dr. Myron M. Beasley Appointed Paschel V. Vacca Distinguished Visiting Professorship

Montevallo, Ala. – Myron M. Beasley, Ph.D., Associate Professor in the areas of Cultural Studies, African American Studies and Women and Gender Studies at Bates College in Lewiston, Maine, has been appointed the Vacca Distinguished Visiting Professorship at the University of Montevallo during the spring 2016 semester. The Vacca Professorship is an “Eminent Scholar” Chair, […]

March 15, 2016 | Press Releases

The Campaign For Montevallo: It's About Family Launches Public Phase

Montevallo, Ala. – After nearly four years of fundraising, The University of Montevallo launched its public phase of The Campaign for Montevallo: It’s About Family during the University of Montevallo’s recent homecoming celebrations. The University’s Anna Irvin Dining Hall was elegantly transformed for the celebration. Various representatives of the University addressed the guests, including University […]

March 11, 2016 | UM in the News

Heather Andrews

Heather Andrews ’01 has joined DPR Group Inc. as account executive. In this position, Andrews will manage and implement public relations and marketing campaigns for several current and new high-tech clients. Headquartered near Washington, D.C., DPR Group is a full-service agency that specializes in providing public relations, marketing and communications services to a broad range […]

March 10, 2016 | More Montevallo Stories

Fall 2015 Dean's List

College of Business Emily C Beatty Craigavon Ansley R Bittle Jemison AL Taylor E Bounds Sylacauga AL Patrick M Bowen Pleasant Grove AL Haley E Burk Hoover AL Taylor T Burr Montevallo AL Alice M Copland West Yorkshire Srdian Duikovic Montevallo AL Killian F Dunn Jemison AL Jonathan I Fleagle Helena AL Patrick R Gant […]

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 | Press Releases

UM Hosts Culinary Historian Dr. Jessica B. Harris

Montevallo, Ala. – Acclaimed journalist and culinary historian Dr. Jessica B. Harris recently visited 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. Harris delivered a lecture entitled “A Sea Change: A Culinary Journey from Africa to America” and met […]

March 8, 2016 | Press Releases

College Of Education Honor 2016 Awards Recipients

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo College of Education recently recognized their 2016 Outstanding Alumnus Award honorees during a special dinner during recent homecoming celebrations. The College of Education traditionally awards one alumnus in each area of study that are nominated by faculty and alumni. The 2016 College of Education Outstanding Award recipients are: […]

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 […]