October 8, 2014 | UM Happenings

Carnival for a Cure set for Oct. 17

MONTEVALLO—The Student Government Association at the University of Montevallo will host Carnival for a Cure, an event to raise awareness of and money for cancer research, Friday, Oct. 17, from 4-7 p.m. on UM’s Main Quad. This event is open to the public, and everyone is invited to attend. Tanya Hoang, SGA president, said, “As […]

October 7, 2014 | UM Happenings

118th Founders' Day Award Winners

Jim Day-2014 University Scholar James Day, professor of history at the University of Montevallo, was named the 2014 University Scholar. This award recognizes significant contributions to scholarship and creative endeavor. Day earned a bachelor’s degree in engineering with a minor in history from the United States Military Academy. He received a master’s degree in U.S. […]

October 3, 2014 | UM Happenings

Mass Communication students work as reporters with Alabama's 13

On Sunday, Sept. 28, four UM Mass Communication students had the opportunity to spend the day working as reporters with Alabama’s 13 to cover the Magic City Miracle volunteer efforts throughout downtown Birmingham. Students spent the day covering various events, and then received professional feedback from Alabama’s 13 reporters as they crafted their stories for […]

September 29, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM Theatre to open season with ‘God of Carnage’

UM Theatre will present God of Carnage as its opening performance of the 2014-2015 theatre season. This emotionally charged, actor-driven drama by Yasmina Reza starred James Gandolfini and Jeff Daniels on Broadway. UM’s production will take place Thursday, Oct. 2-Sunday, Oct. 5, with 7:30 p.m. performances Thursday-Saturday and a 2 p.m. matinée on Sunday. All […]

September 26, 2014 | UM Happenings

Shelby County drug take-back day is Saturday

The Shelby County Drug Enforcement Task Force (SCDETF) and the U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) are sponsoring National Prescription Take Back Day this Saturday, Sept. 27, at various locations throughout Shelby County. The drug take-back day provides citizens the opportunity to properly dispose of unused, expired, or unwanted prescription or over-the-counter medications. The drop-off is […]

September 19, 2014 | UM Happenings

Network Maintenance

Network maintenance to the main data center at the University of Montevallo is being performed Saturday, September 20, and is expected to require 8–10 hours to complete. Additionally, complete testing as servers are brought back online may continue through Sunday, September 21. During this time, links from that direct to the internal University of […]

September 5, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM welcomes new faculty

The University of Montevallo recently welcomed its new faculty. They are: • Virginia Bare, assistant professor of psychology, who earned the B.A. from Davidson College, the M.A. from Western Carolina University and the Ph.D. from The University of Alabama; • Stacy Bishop, assistant professor of kinesiology, who earned the B.S. from the University of Mary […]

August 26, 2014 | UM Happenings

Peters brings creativity and vision to College of Fine Arts

The University of Montevallo recently welcomed Dr. Steven J. Peters as the new dean of UM’s College of Fine Arts. Peters comes to Montevallo from Friends University, a private liberal arts college in Wichita, Kan., where he had served as dean and professor in the College of Business, Arts, Sciences and Education since 2010. Prior […]

August 13, 2014 | UM Happenings

Network Outage Resolved

Network Outage Resolved August 14, 2014 at 7:02 a.m. The University of Montevallo IT Department has confirmed all network services have been restored by the vendor. UM apologizes for any inconvenience caused by the service interruption. UM Experiencing Network Outage August 13, 2014 at 8:25 p.m. The University of Montevallo is experiencing a network outage due to a […]

August 7, 2014 | UM Happenings

Freshmen Move-in Day set for Friday, Aug. 22

Please join us for Freshmen Move-in Day on Friday, August 22! It’s almost time once again to welcome an important group — new students and their families — to our University of Montevallo family. Moving away to college is an exciting and at times overwhelming milestone in the lives of our students and their loved […]

July 22, 2014 | UM Happenings

Young Alumni Happy Hour

The UM Junior Board invites young alumni to grab a friend and come join us for cocktails and appetizers for our last summer Happy Hour! If you are interested in earning a graduate degree, representatives from UM Graduate Admissions and Records will be on hand to answer some questions. This event is open to all UM […]

July 3, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM to offer Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Technology

Beginning in Fall 2014, the University of Montevallo will offer a new graduate degree. The Educational Specialist degree in Instructional Technology has been created to address identified regional and national needs as the use of technology in schools and other educational settings continues to grow. In the 21st century it is no longer sufficient for […]

June 2, 2014 | UM Happenings

Undergraduate Admissions Now Accepting Applications for Fall 2015

First-time freshmen and transfer students can now apply for fall 2015! 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

April 30, 2014 | UM Happenings

Spring Soirée set for Friday, May 9

Join us at Good People Brewing on Friday, May 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. for our annual Spring Soirée party and auction. The silent auction will end at 8 p.m. with a live auction going throughout the evening. Admission to the event is free, and hors d’oeuvres with a cash bar will be available. Proceeds will […]

April 29, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM to close Tuesday, April 29 at 1 p.m.

The University of Montevallo will close today (Tuesday, April 29) at 1 p.m. This includes all classes and activities. This will not impact exams that are scheduled to conclude by 12:30 p.m. We have elected not to begin the 1:30 p.m. exam session because the National Weather Service is predicting a high likelihood of severe […]

April 28, 2014 | UM Happenings

UM to close Monday, April 28 at 1 p.m.

The University of Montevallo will close today (Monday, April 28) at 1 p.m. This includes all classes and activities. This will not impact exams that are scheduled to conclude by 12:30 p.m. We are facing an unpredictable weather situation that has the potential to be very dangerous. A wide scope of weather activity ranging from […]

April 14, 2014 | UM Happenings

Big Event lends helping hand

More than 525 students from 33 different campus organizations, as well as two alumni groups, completed service projects at 51 job sites in Montevallo and Brierfield at UM’s annual Big Event! The Big Event took place April 5. Organized and sponsored by the University of Montevallo Student Government Association, the event provides students and others […]

April 11, 2014 | UM Happenings

Montevallo to host MBA open house

MONTEVALLO, Ala. — The University of Montevallo’s Graduate Admissions office is set to host an open house for individuals interested in the MBA program Thursday, April 17 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the AMSTI-UM Regional In-Service Center in Pelham. Prospective students will receive information about the MBA program, sit in on an MBA evening class […]

March 31, 2014 | UM Happenings

Montevallo to offer Latin American Studies minor

The University of Montevallo is pleased to announce the formation of an 18-credit-hour minor in Latin American Studies! The minor will draw from classes in history, anthropology, geography, literature, foreign language, and study-abroad experiences. The Latin American Studies faculty include Drs. John Bawden, Virginia Ochoa-Winemiller, Rosa María Stoops, Eric Vaccarella, and Leonor Vázquez. The minor […]

March 18, 2014 | UM Happenings

Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA)

Need help filing your IRS forms? Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) volunteers, consisting of students from the Stephens College of Business, will provide free income tax preparation assistance to eligible individuals. Sessions will take place at the Parnell Library in Montevallo through April 15 (closed March 24-29). Volunteers will be available Tuesdays from 2-8 p.m. […]