University of Montevallo alumna Richie Jean Sherrod Jackson, author of The House by the Side of the Road, will speak at UM Wednesday, April 11, at 1 p.m., in the Merchants and Planters Bank Auditorium in Humanities Hall. A book signing will follow in Room 106 of Humanities Hall. The book is Jackson’s personal account of the Selma Civil Rights movement. The event, which is designed to help individuals understand more about the struggles and victories within the Civil Rights movement here in Alabama, is sponsored by the university’s department of behavioral and social sciences and Carmichael Library. The event is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Clark Hultquist at 205-665-6187or Kathy Lowe at 205-665-6100.
Falcons on Fire: Trailblazing Alumni Who Are Making a Big Impact
For a small university tucked away in a tiny town, Montevallo produces many purple and gold-clad giants. In this issue of Montevallo Today, we pay tribute to Falcons from the past quarter century who have been trailblazers in their respective fields. Nichole M. Harris ’13 Hueytown, Alabama, native Nichole M. Harris graduated from UM in […]Read More
Questions and Answers with Willie Phillips '00
Your home: Washington, D.C. Your hometown: Fairhope, Alabama Tell us about your family. I’ve been married to my wife, Gabrielle, for 14 years. We have two small children — Peyton and Tripp. What is your profession? Commissioner at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). I am also an attorney. What made you choose this profession? After […]Read More
University of Montevallo Holds Dedication Ceremony for Free Counseling and Wellness Clinic
The University of Montevallo held a celebration dedicating the new Grainger Community Counseling and Wellness Clinic on May 9. Thanks to a generous donation from Michael and Donna Grainger, the clinic, which is located in Sims House on Middle Street, will provide free mental health counseling services for adults and children in need living […]Read More