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January 29, 2014 | UM in the News

UM’s Community School of Music enriches

Music enriches the human experience. For that reason, the Department of Music at the University of Montevallo is dedicated to extending music education beyond the degree programs it offers to reach citizens in the surrounding region. The University’s Community School of Music (CSM) is “instrumental” in making that happen. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.

January 16, 2014 | UM in the News

Students band together for musical experience

Middle and high school band students from across the state will come together Feb. 28 to March 2 to blend their musical talents at the 2014 University of Montevallo Honor Band Festival. The university is expecting 300 or more students to attend the 21st annual honor band, said Julie McEntee, office manger in the Department […]

January 12, 2014 | UM in the News

UM musicians to help raise funds for Philippine typhoon relief

Fifteen singers and six pianists will perform Tuesday, Jan. 14, to show their support for victims of Typhoon Haiyan, which devastated much of the Philippines on Nov. 8, 2013. Singers include music professors, alumni and others representing area colleges and universities, including Birmingham-Southern College, UAB, Samford University, University of Montevallo, University of Alabama, Alabama School […]

January 8, 2014 | UM in the News

From bullet hole in Jesus window to 'Gone With the Wind' tie-in, Episcopal Cathedral tabletop history is 'amazing'

Cathedral Church of the Advent now has a coffee table book about its architecture, stained-glass windows and timeline that may rank as one of the most impressive parish histories ever written. Michael Hawkins, a 1985 graduate of the University of Montevallo, did all the photography, graphics and layout for the book. Read the full story […]

December 16, 2013 | UM in the News

Bench commemorates 65-year-old love story that began at ‘Angel Farm’

Back when the University of Montevallo was still Alabama College, an all-girls school, it was called “Angel Farm” by the young men who would visit the college campus on weekends. It was at “Angel Farm” that Frances Yates Shaw met the man who would later become her husband. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.

November 21, 2013 | UM in the News

UM campus to play host to cross cycle event

The campus of the University of Montevallo will serve as host of the inaugural Max A. Bynum Agency Team Magic Crosscycle event Nov. 24. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.

November 18, 2013 | UM in the News

Thinking outside the kiln: Firing prompts 'think tank'

Sometimes, the best learning experiences occur outside classroom walls. Such is the case with the University of Montevallo’s anagama kiln, which was lit Nov. 5 and has brought art students from the walls Bloch Hall to a bustling area of woods on the northern edge of campus. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.

November 12, 2013 | UM in the News

UM hires head softball coach for new program

The University of Montevallo Athletic Department is pleased to announce the hiring of current Dartmouth College Assistant Coach and Recruiting Coordinator Lindsay Vanover as the first Head Coach of the Montevallo softball program. “We had a very talented pool of candidates and incredible interest from coaches around the country in building a new NCAA DII […]

November 12, 2013 | UM in the News

University of Montevallo’s Standard and Poor rating upgraded to 'A'

The University of Montevallo’s Standard and Poor long-term rating was recently upgraded from “A-“ to “A” because of the university’s ability to “utilize financial resources that will help meet the needs of its students,” according to a University of Montevallo press release. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.

November 1, 2013 | UM in the News

Montevallo Chamber of Commerce's new executive director is a longtime resident

The Montevallo Chamber of Commerce’s new executive director has roots in the community going back more than three decades, around the time he arrived to attend the University of Montevallo. “I’ve lived and worked in the Montevallo area for the past 35 years or so, since the late ’70s when I came to school here,” […]

October 27, 2013 | UM in the News

The lawyer who worked for free loved politics, justice and life

After a long career as a political science professor at the University of Montevallo, Jack Hamilton decided he wanted to be a lawyer too. He started attending night school at the Birmingham School of Law in 1992, while still teaching classes during the day. He began practicing as a lawyer on the side in 1966, though […]

October 23, 2013 | UM in the News

UM game design students win contest

What would it be like to play a game without using your hands? A little more than a month ago, the challenge of creating a hands-free game was posed to game designers nationwide by GameCareerGuide, a nationally recognized website for game design. Once all entries were submitted, four University of Montevallo students came out on […]