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June 2, 2023 | Press Releases

UM Announces Spring 2023 President's List

The University of Montevallo is proud to recognize 499 students named to the President’s List for the 2023 spring semester. To make the President’s List, a student must earn at least a 3.8 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time student at the University. The following students were named to the […]

June 2, 2023 | Press Releases

UM Announces Spring 2023 Dean's List

The University of Montevallo is proud to recognize 318 students named to the Dean’s List for the 2023 spring semester. To make the Dean’s List, a student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time student at the University. The following students in each UM college were […]

June 1, 2023 | More Montevallo Stories

Questions and Answers with Ken Wakabayashi '94

Your home: Coppell, Texas Your hometown: Yokohama, Japan, which is about 20 miles south of Tokyo. In the big picture, it is a part of Tokyo, but we proudly say Yokohama is the name of the city. Tell us about your family. My wife’s name is Harumi, and my daughter is Koharu. She’s 17, in […]

June 1, 2023 | More Montevallo Stories

Donor Profile: Jim Moss

It didn’t take long for Jim Moss ’69 to fnd success. After graduating from UM with a bachelor’s degree in business administration, Moss launched a decades-long career in insurance that started as an underwriter with Liberty Mutual and ended as a partner and senior vice president at Marsh & Mc- Lennan Companies. Moss, who has […]

June 1, 2023 | More Montevallo Stories

Student Profile: Melanie Cervantes

When Melanie Cervantes turned 18 she had three goals: go to college to study business, get a great credit score and make her parents proud. Now 20, Cervantes is gearing up for a prestigious summer internship with Ernst & Young (EY), a Big 4 accounting firm. It won’t be her last. She already has another internship […]

June 1, 2023 | More Montevallo Stories

Faculty Profile: Dr. Rosa Stoops

It took just one visit for Dr. Rosa Stoops to learn the veracity of experiences shared by many of her acquaintances about their time on the red brick streets at UM. “The motto of the University ‘You belong at Montevallo’ is true for all individuals who study, teach and work here,” Stoops said. Stoops, who said […]

June 1, 2023 | More Montevallo Stories

Scholarship Appreciation Luncheon Brings Donors and Students Together

John Cox ’92 shared a story familiar to Montevallo alumni during his keynote speech at the annual donor scholarship luncheon March 1 in Anna Irvin Dining Hall. Speaking to a crowd of scholarship donors and the student recipients of their philanthropy, Cox said the impact the institution had on him remains apparent in his daily […]

May 26, 2023 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Fishing Team Sets a Record with Third Consecutive School of the Year Title

The University of Montevallo became the first school to earn three consecutive Bass Pro Shops School of the Year presented by Abu Garcia titles following the season-ending 2023 BoatUS Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship event May 25-26 at Lake Hartwell, South Carolina. Approximately 200 boats with collegiate anglers from across the country competed in the championship […]

May 23, 2023 | Press Releases

UM Stephens College of Business Launches Mini-SCOB Day

The University of Montevallo Stephens College of Business has created a new prospective student experience as part of a Mini-SCOB Day event on campus. The purpose of the Mini-SCOB Day, which first began with a partnership with one school in the fall of 2021 and grew to more than 10 schools during the 2022-2023 academic […]

May 9, 2023 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Celebrates Class of 2023 at Spring Commencement

      See the full Spring Commencement photo gallery. The University of Montevallo celebrated 323 bachelor’s degree candidates and 102 master’s degree candidates this spring in the largest Commencement ceremony in several years on a beautiful morning May 6 on Flowerhill lawn. “Today we celebrate perseverance and accomplishment,” said UM President John W. Stewart […]

April 20, 2023 | More Montevallo Stories

Featured Falcons: Jason Perry

What is your name and current title with the University of Montevallo? My name is Jason Perry and my title is the director of student diversity recruitment and retention. Where are you from and what city do you currently reside in? I am from Hoover, Alabama, and I currently reside in Alabaster, Alabama. If you […]

April 14, 2023 | Alumni Profile

Featured Falcons: Lindsay Shippey

Lindsay Shippey said there was always someone to hang out with when she attended the University of Montevallo. She even met her husband, Ian, at the University. That’s why the 2013 UM graduate loves it when she bumps into other graduates, whether that person attended the University during her time or not. It’s an “instant […]

April 14, 2023 | Press Releases

UM Hosts First NAME Conference Since 2019 

The University of Montevallo College of Education and Human Development Diversity Committee hosted the 2023 Alabama National Association of Multicultural Education (NAME) chapter conference on March 10.   The theme of the conference was “The Ties that Bind: Transformative Practices for Equity.” The conference featured esteemed speakers passionate about creating a future in education that is […]

April 13, 2023 | Press Releases

UM College of Fine Arts Presents World-Fire: A Project Invitation

The University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts is presenting World-Fire: A Project Invitation April 18-22 with the lighting of the anagama kiln occurring Tuesday, April 18 at 1 p.m. With recent challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic, teaching, learning and general communications have been redefined by Zoom, Skype and other similar platforms. With previously […]

April 13, 2023 | Press Releases

UM Swimming Signee Featured as Bryant-Jordan Award Winner

University of Montevallo swimming signee Adele Brandrup was recently featured by the Alabama High School Athletic Association as a Bryant-Jordan Scholarship Program Student Achievement Award winner. A record-setting swimmer, Brandrup was born with CHARGE syndrome, a complex and rare condition that often causes vision and hearing difficulties, heart defects, struggles with breathing and balance and […]

March 24, 2023 | Student Spotlight

Featured Falcons: Brianna Bramlett

University of Montevallo student Brianna Bramlett received an email from her supervisor at her part-time job at Books-A-Million about entering a contest to win a ticket to the Poets & Writers Gala in New York City and thought, why not? Bramlett, a double major in English and communication studies who wants to pursue a career […]

March 23, 2023 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo M.A.D.E. Program Hosting Community Event with ¡HICA! at Jeff State

The University of Montevallo Minorities Achieving Dreams of Excellence (M.A.D.E.) program will host “Building Barrier Breakers,” a community event with the Hispanic Interest Coalition of Alabama (¡HICA!) and the Jefferson State Community College Latino Association, on Tuesday, April 4 at the Jefferson State Community College campus in Hoover. Doors will open at 5:30 p.m. and […]

March 22, 2023 | Press Releases

Buckner Receives 2023 UMNAA Young Achiever's Award

Heather Elaine Buckner ’14 received the 2023 Nathalie Molton Gibbons Young Achiever’s Award from the University of Montevallo National Alumni Association at their annual luncheon Feb. 11 in Anna Irvin Dining Hall. The award is given annually to an alum age 35 or younger based on the same criteria as the Alumni Achievement Award.Heather Elaine […]

March 22, 2023 | Press Releases

Greer Receives 2023 Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award

Cindy Clark Greer ’88 received the 2023 Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award from the University of Montevallo National Alumni Association at their annual luncheon Feb. 11 in Anna Irvin Dining Hall. The award is given annually to an alum age 35 or older whose career and community contributions have reflected positively at the local, state […]

March 22, 2023 | Press Releases

Chapman Receives 2023 UMNAA Distinguished Alumni Award

Hon. Beth Chapman ’84 received the 2023 Distinguished Alumni Award, which is the University of Montevallo National Alumni Association’s highest annual honor, at their annual luncheon Feb. 11 in Anna Irvin Dining Hall. Chapman, a native of Greenville, Alabama, and a Hoover resident, is a member of the University’s Board of Trustees and served two terms […]