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September 5, 2012

Town hall meeting at UM: The Dollars and Sense of Sustainable Development

MONTEVALLO – The University of Montevallo will host a town hall meeting featuring a presentation by Ed McMahon, Senior Resident Fellow at the Urban Land Institute (ULI) in Washington, D.C., Thursday, Sept. 20, at 1:30 p.m., in the Merchants and Planters Bank Auditorium in Comer Hall on the UM campus. McMahon will speak on “The Dollars and Sense of Sustainable Development.”

A leading authority on topics related to sustainable development, land conservation, smart growth and historic preservation, McMahon leads ULI’s worldwide efforts in research and education related to environmentally sensitive development policies and practices. He has organized successful efforts to acquire and protect urban parkland, wilderness areas and other conservation properties.

Prior to joining the ULI, McMahon served as vice president and director of land use planning for The Conservation Fund in Arlington, Va., where he helped protect more than five million acres of land of historic or natural significance. He is the co-founder and former president of Scenic America, a national non-profit organization devoted to protecting America’s scenic landscapes. In addition, he taught law and public policy at Georgetown University Law Center and served in the U.S. Army, both at home and abroad.

An Alabama native, McMahon holds a B.S. from Spring Hill College in Mobile, an M.A. from the University of Alabama at Birmingham and a J.D. from Georgetown University Law School. He has authored or co-authored 15 books and more than 300 articles.

Press ReleasesDecember 11, 2018

University of Montevallo celebrates Fall Commencement

On Friday, Dec. 7, the University of Montevallo recognized 159 students for the completion of degrees at UM’s Fall Commencement held in the McChesney Student Activity Center. Myla E. Calhoun, president of Alabama Power Foundation and vice president of Charitable Giving for Alabama Power delivered the keynote address to the graduates, along with family members […]

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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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