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.
Purple Side Victory Highlights 2020 Homecoming
Campus was a flurry of activity during this year’s Homecoming festivities, as hundreds of UM alumni, students and friends celebrated being a part of the Montevallo family. The University hosted reunions for Alabama College; the classes of 1950, 1960, 1970, 1980, 1990, 2000, 2010; Young Alumni, Old Golds and Vintage Purples. The festivities also included several […]Read More
UMNAA Honors Outstanding Alumni Achievement
During this year’s Homecoming celebration themed 20/20 Vision: Eye on the Future, the UM National Alumni Association honored three alumni for their outstanding contributions to the community. The honorees received their awards in front of a full house in Anna Irvin Dining Hall during the Saturday Homecoming Recognition Luncheon. The luncheon also served as the […]Read More
Bosdell’s Gift Will Impact Many Generations
During her 88 years on earth, Dr. Betty J. Bosdell ’49 showcased the gift of being able to foster positivity and encourage everyone around her to strive for greatness in their lives. Bosdell, who passed away in 2017, lived a life of selflessness, generosity and loyalty to her loved ones. These were traits prompted by her father’s […]Read More