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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: […]

February 18, 2016 | Press Releases

Wood Firing Exhibition at UM Opens on Feb. 18

Montevallo, Ala.—The University of Montevallo is hosting a wood-fired ceramics exhibition opening reception Thurs., Feb. 18, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. in Bloch Hall on the University campus. A gallery talk will be held at 5 p.m. on the opening day of the exhibition, which will run through March 10. This exhibition explores nontraditional approaches to […]

February 17, 2016 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Celebrates 2016 Homecoming

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo recently hosted their 2016 Homecoming festivities, as alumni, faculty, staff, students and their parents retreated to campus to celebrate Homecoming with events spanning several days, including athletics, awards, honors and musicals. The week’s festivities began Tuesday evening with the annual College of Education Faculty, Staff and Alumni Recognition […]

February 11, 2016 | Press Releases

UM To Dedicate South's Largest Collection Of Children's Literature

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo will dedicate the children’s book collection of Pat Scales in the Carmichael Library on the University campus. The reception will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 13.   The dedication will occur during the University’s Homecoming and College Night festivities, as Scales will be celebrating the 50th […]

February 1, 2016 | Press Releases

Montevallo Hosting First Ever Division II Lacrosse Match In Alabama

MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The University of Montevallo women’s lacrosse team will make its debut Friday, Feb. 5 in a match against Point University, marking the first ever National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division II women’s lacrosse match in the state of Alabama.   Montevallo’s inaugural team will take on the Skyhawks, a member of the […]

January 6, 2016 | Press Releases

Food Science Students Meet Former White House Chef

Montevallo, Ala. –The American Village hosted Former White House Chef Roland Mesnier for A White House Christmas Coffee and Dessert Brunch on December 5, and two University of Montevallo students were guests at the special event.   Traci Silloway and Leah VanDeren, UM Family and Consumer Sciences students studying Food Science, attended the event held […]

December 14, 2015 | Press Releases

Nanni Urges Graduates to Help Others

Montevallo, Ala. – Christopher Nanni delivered the keynote address to the fall graduates of the University of Montevallo, encouraging the students to keep their eyes open for opportunities to help others and learn to align their decisions with what they feel is most meaningful.   The University of Montevallo celebrated the accomplishments of over 200 […]

December 10, 2015 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Fall Commencement Speaker Announcement

Montevallo, Ala. – Christopher Nanni, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Community Foundation of Greater Birmingham will provide the University of Montevallo’s keynote address on Friday, Dec. 11.   Around 200 students will participate in the 2015 Fall Commencement Exercises beginning at 5 p.m. in McChesney Student Activity Center. The University of Montevallo National […]

December 8, 2015 | Press Releases

UM Recognizes Outstanding Students at Senior Elite Night

Over 50 University of Montevallo students were recently honored at Senior Elite Night held in mid-November.   The night is a UM tradition dating back to the 1930’s, and serves as an occasion to recognize students who show outstanding leadership and academic ability through participation in academic and extracurricular activities, citizenship and service to Montevallo. […]

November 12, 2015 | Press Releases

Kirk Saduski, Documentary Film Producer, Visits The University of Montevallo to Honor Dr. Eugene Sledge

MONTEVALLO, AL- Kirk Saduski, an Emmy-nominated documentarian, visited Alabama on Wednesday for several special events surrounding Veterans Day at the University of Montevallo.   Saduski began his Veterans Day activities with a wreath-laying at The American Village, a landmark that is dedicated to preserving history and honoring veterans.   He then participated in the dedication […]

November 11, 2015 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Designated “Military Friendly” School

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo has recently been awarded the designation of 2016 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media. The University has held the special honor every year since 2009. Now in its seventh year, the Military Friendly® Schools designation provides service members and their families with transparent, data-driven ratings about post-military education […]

November 10, 2015 | Press Releases

Alabama Marine Corps League Donates $20,000 for Sledge Memorial

Montevallo, Ala. – With the approaching dedication of the Dr. Eugene B. Sledge Memorial on Wednesday, November 11, the University of Montevallo would like to recognize the Alabama Marine Corps League for their generous gift to the memorial.   Members of the Marine Corps League donated $20,000 in October to assist in the completion of […]

November 9, 2015 | Press Releases

Dr. Brett Noerager Honored as Inaugural Distinguished Professor

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Brett Noerager to the Todd and Linda Strange Endowed Professorship.   Dr. Noerager was formally recognized at the Board of Trustees meeting on the University of Montevallo campus on Friday, November 6.   Dr. Noerager is a 1993 graduate of […]

November 5, 2015 | Press Releases

Run for Research Hits Record Attendance in Tenth Year

  Montevallo, Ala. – The tenth annual UM Run for Research was held on Thursday, October 29 at the Student Activity Center. All proceeds from the event benefit the undergraduate research efforts at the University of Montevallo.   Despite rain and cloudy conditions, the event attracted a record 70 participants who took part in either […]

October 12, 2015 | Press Releases

Dr. John Stewart III, Vulcan Community Awards-Newcomer

“Stewart has raised the profile of the university, both statewide and nationally…since 2012, UM is the only public university in Alabama to be named a College of Distinction.” a piece of the article read, in the Vulcans Community Awards program that was held on October 8, 2015. Our own President Dr. John Stewart III was […]

October 9, 2015 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo to Host Founders’ Day This Week

Montevallo, AL– Each year, the second Thursday of October is celebrated on campus at The University of Montevallo as ‘Founders’ Day.’ In 1896, the community of Montevallo was selected as the site for a new state educational institution. The school opened on October 12 in Reynolds Hall, an 1851 building that still houses classrooms and […]

September 28, 2015 | Press Releases

UM Social Work Program Celebrates 90th Anniversary This Year in Coordination with ‘Advocacy Day’

The University of Montevallo Social Work Program is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year. Originally founded in 1925 at ‘Alabama College’ the social work program began during a time when social work was an underdeveloped profession and only taught in urban universities. Miss Myrtle Brooke, Chairperson of the Sociology Department at the time, organized summer […]