February 23, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Counseling Services Hosts “Just Three Words” Event

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo Counseling Services will be taking part in National Eating Disorder Awareness Week by holding several activities to spread awareness, including a student fair in Farmer Hall from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. and guest speaker Karen Newman in Humanities Hall Auditorium at 7 p.m. on Wed., Feb. 24. […]

February 9, 2016 | UM Happenings

The Plastic Project

Montevallo, Ala. – Amy Feger’s ART 100 class at the University of Montevallo, is a general education class that is open to all non-majors focusing on art awareness and the basics of design. However in Feger’s class during the fall 2015 semester, students were exposed to both art and environmental awareness. By constructing a structure […]

February 8, 2016 | UM Happenings

Culinary Historian Jessica B. Harris to Guest Lecture

Montevallo, Ala. – Acclaimed journalist and culinary historian Dr. Jessica B. Harris will be visiting the University of Montevallo as a part of a visiting lecture series curated by Dr. Myron M. Beasley, the Paschel V. Vacca Distinguished Visiting Professor on on Thursday, Feb. 25. Harris will deliver a lecture entitled “A Sea change: A […]

February 8, 2016 | UM Happenings

Joan Trumpauer Mulholland to Visit Montevallo

Montevallo, Ala.— Acclaimed civil rights activist, Joan Trumpauer Mulholland will visit the University of Montevallo as the keynote speaker for the University’s Black History Month events.   Trumpauer Mullholland will be on campus on Tuesday, Feb. 16 to deliver a lecture on her time as a white southern woman activist during the peak of the […]

February 4, 2016 | UM Happenings

Undergraduate Research Day Deadline Approaching

MONTEVALLO, Ala. – The University of Montevallo’s Undergraduate Research Day 2016 will be held on Wednesday, March 23 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. An award ceremony will be held at 3 p.m.   The University’s Undergraduate Research Day is held each spring to highlight undergraduate student research. The event is open to all students […]

February 4, 2016 | UM Happenings

Student Spotlight: Hunter Huie

Hunter Huie Class Year : 2016 Hometown: Oneonta, Ala. Major: History and Political Science What’s it gonna be? Purple Victory   Transferring from Auburn his sophomore year, Hunter Huie wanted a local community to become involved with and took no time to find his place in campus life at UM. Hunter has been a major […]

January 7, 2016 | UM Happenings

UM Hoverboard Temporary Ban

Effective January 7, 2016, The University of Montevallo is instituting a temporary ban on hoverboards, also known as self-balancing scooters and hands-free Segways. These devices will not be permitted in any UM building. This temporary ban has been established due to safety issues raised by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) and the potential safety […]

December 18, 2015 | UM Happenings

University of Montevallo Graduates of Fall 2015

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo awarded over 200 degrees during their 2015 Fall Commencement exercises. The students, representing 11 different states and 5 countries, were honored in a ceremony at McChesney Student Activity Center on Friday, Dec. 11,2015.   University of Montevallo Fall 2015 Graduates   College of Arts and Sciences   Master […]

November 24, 2015 | UM Happenings

Student Spotlight: Ashley Stevens

Ashley Stevens’ Montevallo story began in February of 2015 when she visited the campus for the first time to see the annual College Night production.   “My deciding factor was visiting and seeing the campus in person,” Stevens said. “The campus was beautiful, I loved the high arts focus and I loved the College Night […]

November 20, 2015 | UM Happenings

Opera Ensemble to Debut Fall Grand Opera Sampler

Montevallo, Ala. – The University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts and the Department of Music’s Opera Ensemble will present the Grand Opera Sampler on Friday, November 20 and Saturday, November 21.   The performance will include nine scenes from five operas composed by some of the world’s greatest opera composers such as Mozart, Rossini […]

November 5, 2015 | Press Releases

Run for Research Hits Record Attendance in Tenth Year

  Montevallo, Ala. – The tenth annual UM Run for Research was held on Thursday, October 29 at the Student Activity Center. All proceeds from the event benefit the undergraduate research efforts at the University of Montevallo.   Despite rain and cloudy conditions, the event attracted a record 70 participants who took part in either […]

November 2, 2015 | UM Happenings

University of Montevallo Department of Communication Hosted 5th Annual COMS Day

Montevallo, AL – For the last five years, students from the Communication Studies senior seminar class have organized a day devoted to sharing the importance of the study of communication and offering students valuable networking opportunities regardless of their major. The event was held on the University of Montevallo campus in the Anna Irvin Dining […]

October 8, 2015 | UM Happenings

Tim Lupinacci: 119th Founders' Day Speaker

 Tim Lupinacci, shareholder in the Baker Donelson’s Birmingham office, is a member of the law firm’s board of directors, chair of the financial services department and is former office managing shareholder for Birmingham. He concentrates his practice in the areas of bankruptcy and restructuring, financial services and transactions, and health law. Lupinacci primarily represents special […]

September 21, 2015 | UM Happenings

UM Social Work Program To Host ‘Advocacy Day’

MONTEVALLO, AL – The University of Montevallo Social Work Program, which is celebrating its 90th anniversary this year, is pleased to host ‘Advocacy Day’ on Tuesday, Sept. 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. in partnership with the University of Montevallo Counseling Program. The Advocacy Day Conference will take place at the Birmingham Botanical Gardens, […]

July 2, 2015 | UM Happenings

UM to observe Independence Day on Friday, July 3

The University of Montevallo will be closed Friday, July 3 in observance of the Independence Day holiday. Anna Irvin Dining Hall will close following dinner Thursday, July 2 and reopen for lunch Sunday, July 5 at 10:30 a.m. Carmichael Library will close at 5 p.m. Thursday, July 2 and reopen at 7:30 a.m. on Monday, July 6, […]

May 28, 2015 | UM Happenings

Apply for Fall 2017 beginning June 1

Beginning Wednesday, June 1, 2016, first-time freshmen and transfer students may apply for fall 2017! For first-time freshmen applications, submit your official high school transcripts and standardized test scores. For transfer students, submit official transcripts from any and all universities attended after high school. For assistance contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 800-292-4349. Undergraduate Application Redirect

May 4, 2015 | UM Happenings

Birmingham Zoo to host Shelby County Day

The Birmingham Zoo is celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and would like to share this milestone with Shelby County by providing a Shelby County Day on Saturday, May 30, from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. The zoo will offer 50 percent off general admission to all Shelby County residents, as well as to University of Montevallo […]

April 17, 2015 | UM Happenings

UM to host ‘The Origins of Comics’

The third annual comics exhibit at the University of Montevallo is set to run Wednesday, April 22-Friday, May 22, in Carmichael Library. A catered reception will be held Monday, April 20, from 7-9 p.m. in the lobby of Carmichael Library. This year’s show, titled “The Origins of Comics: Graphic Narratives as Art and Storytelling 1731-1945,” […]

March 26, 2015 | UM Happenings

Spring Break Information

The University of Montevallo will close for Spring Break at 5 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2015. Residence halls will reopen at 3 p.m., Carmichael Library will reopen at 6 p.m. and the dining hall will be open for the evening meal on Sunday, April 5. The University will reopen and classes will resume at 8 […]