July 15, 2013

Local University of Montevallo student receives national scholarship

MONTEVALLO—University of Montevallo student Adelyn Gillon recently received notification that she has been awarded a Jo Anne J. Trow Scholarship from Alpha Lambda Delta national honor society. Gillon, who majors in English and history at Montevallo, resides in Birmingham in Shelby County. The scholarship will apply to the 2013-2014 academic year.

Alpha Lambda Delta, founded in 1924 at the University of Illinois, is a national honor society that recognizes and encourages academic excellence among first-year students. Since its inception, the society has grown to find homes on more than 275 campuses throughout the United States and has inducted more than 980,000 members in its 89-year history. This year, the society recognized more than 30,000 new members, inviting students who have earned grades in the top 20 percent of their first-year class.

Each year, national Alpha Lambda Delta awards at least 35 Trow scholarships to outstanding students across the country. The competition is open to any sophomore member of the society who has maintained the required 3.5 grade point average. Selection is based on academic records, participation in Alpha Lambda Delta activities, applicants’ statements and campus and community activities.

Press ReleasesDecember 14, 2021

UM celebrates Class of 2021 graduates at Fall Commencement

The University of Montevallo celebrated the achievements of 175 graduates as they received their degrees during the University’s Fall Commencement on Dec. 10 in the McChesney Student Activity Center. During the evening ceremony, Dr. John W. Stewart III conferred 130 candidates for bachelor’s degrees and 45 candidates for graduate degrees. Willie L. Phillips ’00, a […]

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Press ReleasesDecember 7, 2021

James and Jennifer Newman establish Endowed Accounting Scholarship

The University of Montevallo is proud to announce the establishment of the James and Jennifer Newman Endowed Accounting Scholarship in the Michael E. Stephens College of Business, made possible by a generous donation from the Newman family. The scholarship will be provided to a student pursuing a degree in accounting, with preference to a student […]

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Press ReleasesDecember 6, 2021

University of Montevallo programs partner to help Shelby Emergency Assistance

Two student programs at the University of Montevallo recently joined together to serve Shelby Emergency Assistance (SEA), a local agency that assists those in crisis situations throughout Shelby County. Minorities Achieving Dreams of Excellence (M.A.D.E.) and the President’s Outdoor Scholars Program partnered to host a food and toiletry drive benefitting SEA. Jason Perry, student diversity recruitment and retention coordinator at […]

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