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October 12, 2015

Dr. John Stewart III, Vulcan Community Awards-Newcomer

Dr_John_Stewart“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 recognized as “Vulcan-Newcomer”.

This awards ceremony honors citizens who exemplify civic pride, leadership and progress within the seven-county metro area. Five award categories include: Lifetime Achievement, Servant Leadership, Hero, Game Changer and Newcomer. The Vulcans Community Awards symbolize the significant impact that community members have had on the quality of life in their community.

Since Dr. Stewart’s arrival in 2010, freshmen enrollment has increased by 17%. In the fall of 2014, his focus on incoming student enrollment resulted in the largest freshman class in the university’s history! And because of his leadership and UM’s dedication to providing students a private school experience, at an affordable price, UM was named one of America’s “100 Most Affordable Small Colleges” in 2015.

Dr. Stewart III has done a wonderful job to help guide UM to what it has become, since his arrival. The university has received multiple accolades and awards for its academic excellence, outstanding leadership and unique traditions and will continue to thrive in the future.

Press ReleasesDecember 11, 2018

University of Montevallo celebrates Fall Commencement

On Friday, Dec. 7, the University of Montevallo recognized 159 students for the completion of degrees at UM’s Fall Commencement held in the McChesney Student Activity Center. Myla E. Calhoun, president of Alabama Power Foundation and vice president of Charitable Giving for Alabama Power delivered the keynote address to the graduates, along with family members […]

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Press ReleasesDecember 4, 2018

President of Alabama Power Foundation to deliver commencement address

 Myla E. Calhoun, president of Alabama Power Foundation and vice president of Charitable Giving for Alabama Power will deliver the keynote address for the University of Montevallo Fall Commencement, which will be held Friday, Dec. 7 at 5 p.m. in the McChesney Student Activity Center. A reception for graduates and their families hosted by the UM […]

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More Montevallo StoriesNovember 7, 2018

Education professor earns national recognition

Jennifer Alexiou-Ray, associate professor in the College of Education at the University of Montevallo, was recently awarded the International Society for Technology in Education (ISTE) Making It Happen Award at the annual Alabama Leaders in Educational Technology (ALET) conference. Alexiou-Ray now joins the ranks of the only 600 educators from across the world to have received this award since its inception in 1995.    The ISTE Making It Happen Award honors […]

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