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 Comer Hall. A book signing will follow in Room 106 of Comer 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.
UM Concert Choir completes international concert tour of United Kingdom and France
The UM Concert Choir performed in a variety of prestigious locations across the United Kingdom and France as part of their second international concert tour, May 12-23. Twenty-seven students, along with conductor Melinda Doyle, featured faculty soloist Roderick George and faculty documentarian Becky Halliday, performed in seven venues over 11 total days, including the historic Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris and King’s College in Cambridge. “Traveling is one of the […]Read More
UM named one of the best colleges for veterans in 2018
The University of Montevallo is one of the best higher education institutions for U.S veterans, according to a recently released ranking by college review aggregator, College Consensus. Out of 192 total public and private colleges and universities included in the list, UM is ranked 37th, making it one of only three Alabama colleges included in the top 50. To be considered, each institution had to meet several specific criteria, […]Read More
Huntsville student selected as Montage editor for second consecutive year
Erica Lewis, a University of Montevallo student from Huntsville, was recently selected as the 2018-2019 editor of UM’s yearbook, “Montage,” for the second consecutive year. “Montage,” UM’s yearbook since 1907, provides a complete annual history, primarily in pictorial form, of the University, representing the personality of the school and its students. This idea is best reflected in the yearbook’s motto: […]Read More