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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 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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Press ReleasesOctober 30, 2018

Meadows receives Mary Lou Elder Williams Alumnus Loyalty Award

The University of Montevallo honored deserving UM staff, faculty and alumni during the celebration of the University’s 122nd Founders’ Day on Oct. 11. Mike Meadows ’79 was named the recipient of the 2018 Mary Lou Elder Williams Alumnus Loyalty Award. Each year, this distinguished honor is bestowed to a UM alumnus who has demonstrated loyalty […]

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