University of Montevallo Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Suzanne Ozment has been elected to the board of directors for Alabama Humanities Foundation. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
New York playwright Qui Nguyen will lead events at the University of Montevallo as part of the Dancy Lecture Series on Feb. 11-12. Nguyen is a co-founder of the OBIE Award-winning Vampire Cowboys Theatre Company of New York City who work is known for innovative use of stage violence, puppetry and multimedia. Read more at […]
The University of Montevallo’s Concert and Lecture Committee along with the institution’s Department of Music are hosting a lecture by a Duke University professor about renowned 16th-century composer William Byrd on Feb. 13. Read more at al.com.
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.
Pianist Cynthia MacCrae bid adieu to her five-month Beethoven odyssey for a University of Montevallo audience Monday night. She will do the same tonight at Alabama Piano Gallery as she presents program number 10 of 10 in her cycle of all 32 piano sonatas. Read the full story at al.com.
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 […]
Hey, conspiracy theorists, listen up: University of Montevallo Assistant Professor of English Alex Beringer is heading to England’s University of Cambridge later this year to serve as a visiting scholar for the institution’s Conspiracy and Democracy project. Read the full story at al.com.
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 […]
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 […]
At Order & Chaos presented by Space One Eleven, University of Montevallo Professor of Art, Karen Graffeo, directed students from her course titled “Clothing as Art” in which students explore art and its relationship to clothing. The event showed fashion on the runway, informed by art, live music and video. Read the full story at […]
The University of Montevallo awarded 222 degrees at its fall commencement ceremony Friday, Dec. 13, where human rights activist and politician Andrew Young was the speaker. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
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.
With 26 of Beethoven’s 32 sonatas safely behind her, Cynthia Perry MacCrae’s marathon recital series is winding down. Two programs remain, each with two performances, each with some of Beethoven’s most mature masterpieces. Read the full story at al.com.
Andrew Young, a politician, human rights activist and businessman, will be the speaker for the University of Montevallo’s commencement ceremony Dec. 13, according to a press release. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
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.
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 […]
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.
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,” […]