Scott Varagona, assistant professor of mathematics at the University of Montevallo and sponsor of UM’s chess club, recently won the 2013 Alabama State Chess Championship, the largest annual chess tournament in Alabama. Varagona, who achieved the title of National Master in 2012, has won the state title five times. He scored 5.5 points out of 6 (five wins, one draw, no losses) to claim a clear first place win in the open section, which is the top division.
UM Hosting Preview Days in October and November
The University of Montevallo will offer all prospective high school and transfer students another opportunity to find out why #YouBelongAtMontevallo by attending one of two Preview Days in the upcoming weeks. The first Preview Day will be held Saturday, Oct. 1, at the Robert M. McChesney Student Activity Center followed by another opportunity on Friday, […]Read More
UM Theatre Professor Builds One of the Largest Collegiate 3D Printers in the Southeast
During his sabbatical, Kyle Moore, associate professor of theatre, completed his revision of a large-scale 3D printer that was built as part of a 2015 undergraduate research project. The giant printer, which uses recycled plastics, was constructed to explore digital fabrication opportunities in theater, such as producing theatrical props and set pieces for University productions. […]Read More
Montevallo Continues to Climb in U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges Rankings
U.S. News & World Report has ranked the University of Montevallo as one of the best colleges in the South in multiple categories for the 14th consecutive year. “We are especially pleased to move up again in the U.S. News & World Report rankings,” said Dr. John W. Stewart III, president of UM. “An overall […]Read More