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.
President’s Outdoor Scholars Program promote National Hunting & Fishing Day at state press conference
On Tuesday, Sept. 19, representatives from several Alabama outdoor organizations gathered for a press conference at the Lower Wetumpka Shotgun Sports Club to promote the forthcoming National Hunting and Fishing Day on Sept. 23. William Crawford, director of the University of Montevallo President’s Outdoor Scholars Program, was one of six speakers at the press conference. He discussed how the program not only engages […]Read More
Hazel Green student elected student trustee for SGA
Colton Williamson, a University of Montevallo senior from Hazel Green, Alabama, was recently elected student trustee for UM’s Student Government Association. Williamson is a senior finance and marketing double major at the University. In addition to serving on SGA as trustee, he also serves as the college of business senator. Williamson is an honorary member of the National […]Read More
Montevallo and Lawson State announce partnership with continuUM program
The University of Montevallo and Lawson State Community College have announced a partnership to offer students easy transition from the community college to the four-year public university. The formalized program, continuUM, offers Lawson students guaranteed admission to UM after earning 24 transferable credit hours. “This collaborative effort reflects a perfect example of what universities and […]Read More