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February 21, 2014

UM Welcomes Lindell as Executive Director of Academic Success

The University of Montevallo recently welcomed Dr. TyAnn Lindell as executive director of academic success. She will provide administrative supervision and oversight for the Center for Academic Success at UM, a comprehensive academic support system that includes academic advisement, TRIO programs, supplemental instruction and tutorials.

Lindell has 14 years of experience in secondary education followed by 17 years in higher education administration. She most recently served as executive vice president for academic and student affairs at Finlandia University in Hancock, Mich. From 2002 to 2010, she held the position of assistant dean for academic affairs at Wartburg College in Waverly, Iowa, and from 1997 to 2002, she served as educational technology specialist and instructional design and development specialist at the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls. Prior to her work in higher education, she was a teacher and technology coordinator in New Hampton, Iowa. She has extensive experience in initiating programs related to student success and retention as well as undergraduate research.

Lindell earned a bachelor’s degree in elementary education from Concordia University in Seward, Neb. She received a master’s degree in computer applications in education and a doctoral degree in postsecondary educational leadership, both from the University of Northern Iowa in Cedar Falls.

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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