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April 22, 2016 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Named 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School

Montevallo, Ala. – The U.S. Department of Education has recognized the University of Montevallo as a 2016 U.S. Department of Education Green Ribbon School in the Postsecondary Sustainability Award category. The University is one of 11 higher education institutions honored for innovative efforts to reduce environmental impact and utility costs, ensure effective sustainability education and […]

April 15, 2016 | Press Releases

The UM English Department Presents “Comics Around The World”

Montevallo, Ala. – The fourth annual comics exhibit at the University of Montevallo is set to run continuously in Carmichael Library from Monday, April 18 – May 20. An opening reception that will include conversation with exhibit creators and food from Eclipse will be hosted on April 18 from 7 to 8 p.m. This year’s […]

April 12, 2016 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Receives “Storm Ready” Designation

Montevallo, Ala. – The National Weather Service recognized the University of Montevallo as StormReady, a nationwide program that helps communities plan for severe weather through advanced planning, education and awareness. “We have put extensive time and effort to receive this distinction, and our University has always and will continue to provide exceptional communication and preparedness […]

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 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. […]