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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
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 […]
A ribbon cutting and open house will mark the opening of the University of Montevallo on Main, a renovated structure that will relocate much of UM’s Department of Behavioral and Social Sciences to downtown Montevallo. Read the full story at al.com.
William Inge’s “Picnic” won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1953, and the Montevallo Main Street Players are bringing this award-winning play to Montevallo this month. Shows will be held at the Parnell Memorial Library Theater Aug. 16-17 at 7:30 p.m. and Aug. 18 at 2 p.m. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
Critical pieces of funding for a new track and field complex and a softball field for the University of Montevallo received approval from the city’s community development partnership on Tuesday. The Montevallo Development Cooperative District at its meeting Tuesday afternoon approved up to $150,000 in funding toward the track complex at the university and another […]
Growing up in Prichard in the 1930s and ’40s, UM alumna Delores Brumfield wasn’t like the other girls. Instead of making paper dolls and hosting tea parties, the tomboy preferred having clay ball fights and pole-vaulting over the neighbor’s bushes. Better known as “Dolly” or “Dee,” the young athlete quickly fell in love with baseball, […]
The University of Montevallo’s behavioral and social science program will move to the new University of Montevallo on Main building in time for the fall semester, UM officials announced during a May 16 Business After Hours event. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
Secretary of State Beth Chapman was recently appointed by Gov. Bentley to serve on the University of Montevallo’s Board of Trustees. She will serve in a state at large position for a term set to expire in 2023, according to a statement from the University of Montevallo. Chapman, a UM alumna, was selected as State […]
A group of University of Montevallo students is ready to donate their time and labor to the community for what they dub “The Big Event.” In the words of the organizers, April 6 will be “One BIG Day…One BIG Thanks…One BIG Event.” Read the full story at al.com.
Last season, Danny Young did something no men’s college basketball coach has ever done at Auburn or Alabama. Young guided the University of Montevallo Falcons to the national championship game. Read the full story at shelbycountyreporter.com.
More than two years have passed since Dr. John W. Stewart III took the helm as president of the University of Montevallo, but he’s still brimming with enthusiasm about his role. He’s quick to share stories about students’ successes or a faculty member’s new project. He’s a regular presence on campus – cheering on the […]