MONTEVALLO—The Student Publications Committee at the University of Montevallo recently announced the selection of Ahmad Jackson of Pike Road as editor of The Tower, UM’s arts and literary magazine, for the 2012-2013 academic year. Jackson, a graduate of Loveless Academic Magnet Program High School and a junior at UM, is majoring in English and theatre with a minor in French. He served as poetry editor on the staff of The Tower in the 2011-2012 academic year.
Unified loyalty: Sides joining forces for 2021 College Night
In March, College Night will look significantly different than it has in the past, as the Purple and Gold leaders have developed a plan to celebrate the tradition while staying safe during the pandemic. College Night leaders, in coordination with advisors from the College Night Committee and University administration, finalized the plan in early October. […]Read More
Alumni spotlight: Rayfield ensures current students have same support she did
Dr. Jo Ann Rayfield’s life has taken her many places in the United States and abroad since she graduated from Montevallo in 1962. But regardless of where she has lived and worked, UM has never been far from her mind. Rayfield, the recipient of the 2020 Mary Lou Elder Williams Alumna Loyalty Award during Founders’ […]Read More
UM mourns passing of former president
UM president emeritus Dr. John W. Stewart Sr., who served the University for more than 30 years from 1961 until his retirement in 1992, died at the age of 92 on Nov. 4. Stewart joined the University of Montevallo faculty in 1961 as a professor of music. He was promoted to department chair in 1963, serving in that position until 1978. […]Read More