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.
University of Montevallo Outdoor Scholars Program sees record fall enrollment
The President’s Outdoor Scholars Program at the University of Montevallo will see its highest-ever enrollment this fall, nearly doubling in size thanks to a large incoming class. In the fall, the program will welcome 40 new students, bringing its total enrollment to 83 students. The program includes students from Alabama, Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Tennessee, […]Read More
University of Montevallo earns Military Support recognition
The University of Montevallo has earned the Military Support accolade from Colleges of Distinction for 2020-2021 for its extensive efforts to serve military-related students. As the number of veterans pursuing higher education increases, so too does the demand for their personal and academic support. Veterans can be some of the most dedicated, hard-working, and capable […]Read More
Todd elected as first African American president of UMNAA
Cynthia Todd ’88 was elected as the first African American president of the University of Montevallo National Alumni Association, and she is focusing her efforts on engaging the University’s alumni and supporting its students. Todd, a Hoover resident, was installed as the UMNAA president during the association’s awards luncheon and annual business meeting in February. […]Read More