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.
University of Montevallo extends comprehensive campaign with new goal
The Campaign for the University of Montevallo: It’s About Family surpassed its $20 million goal on Dec. 20, 2017, two years ahead of schedule. This marks the campaign as UM’s most successful fundraising effort to date. Building on this success, the Montevallo Board of Trustees announced the extension of the campaign at their February board […]Read More
Adams receives 2018 College Night Dedication
Each year, the University of Montevallo’s College Night Committee votes to dedicate UM’s annual homecoming tradition to one deserving faculty, staff or alumnus whose involvement has impacted the tradition for the better. On Friday, Feb. 9, UM alumna and staff member Kathy Weese Adams walked onto the stage of Palmer Auditorium to be officially recognized […]Read More
College of Education honors outstanding faculty member
The College of Education at the University of Montevallo recently honored a number of alumni at a dinner held in conjunction with homecoming activities on Feb. 6. At the annual dinner, the College of Education also recognizes one faculty member for his or her excellence. Ernest Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award This year’s recipient of the […]Read More