February 28, 2024 | More Montevallo Stories

Featured Falcons: Jasyn Fowler and Ben Kaiser

Celebrations steeped in purple, gold and green are nothing new for members of the University of Montevallo community. Two UM alumni, Jasyn Fowler and Ben Kaiser, have made an artistic splash in Mobile’s Mardi Gras festivities. Fowler creates intricate gowns, trains and costumes for krewe balls and parties, and Kaiser owns a company that designs […]

February 26, 2024 | Press Releases

Hallie Farmer Lecture Series Welcoming John Archibald March 6

Two-time Pulitzer winner, columnist, podcaster and author John Archibald will deliver the 2024 Hallie Farmer Lecture in LeBaron Recital Hall at Davis Hall on the University of Montevallo campus Wednesday, March 6 at 6:30 p.m., followed by a Q&A session and book signing. Archibald has been a journalist in the South for more than 35 […]

February 21, 2024 | Press Releases

Gold Side Takes the Win in 2024 College Night and Homecoming Weekend 

“At this school, we are pure as gold,” proclaimed Student Government Association President Colton Rodano as Gold Side students, alumni, friends and family filling Palmer Auditorium on Feb. 17 broke out into screams, cheers and even tears. This winning catchphrase revealed that the 2024 College Night and Homecoming weekend had ended in a Gold Victory.  […]

February 20, 2024 | Press Releases

UM Tuition Rates Frozen for Seventh Year in a Row

As a leader in quality-for-cost among higher education institutions in the state of Alabama, the University of Montevallo will once again freeze tuition at the same rate it has been for the past seven years following a vote by the UM Board of Trustees on Feb. 16. When combining the costs of tuition and institutional […]

February 20, 2024 | More Montevallo Stories

Featured Falcons: Dr. Paul D. Mahaffey

What is your name and current title with the University of Montevallo? Paul D. Mahaffey, Chair of the Department of English and World Languages Where are you from and what city do you currently reside in? I am from Thorsby, Alabama and currently reside in Calera, Alabama If you hold any degrees, what are they […]

February 19, 2024 | Press Releases

UM Cuts Ribbon on New Nursing Program Facilities in Myrick Hall

The University of Montevallo hosted a ribbon cutting for its new nursing facilities in Myrick Hall on Feb. 16, during the school’s Homecoming weekend events. Guests gathered around the front steps of the health sciences building, which has recently undergone renovations to house the proposed nursing program. The ribbon cutting also served as an introduction […]

February 9, 2024 | Press Releases

Montevallo Alum Named Chair of Federal Energy Regulatory Commission

University of Montevallo alum Willie Phillips Jr. ’00 has been named chair of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission by President Joe Biden, as announced by the White House on Feb. 9. He has served as acting chairman of FERC since Jan. 3, 2023, becoming the first Black person to lead the commission. Phillips was previously […]

February 7, 2024 | More Montevallo Stories

Featured Falcons: Tiffany R. Bunt

What is your name and current title with the University of Montevallo?  Tiffany R. Bunt, director of alumni affairs.  Where are you from and what city do you currently reside in?  I was born in Dallas, Texas, but moved to the Birmingham area as a child. I currently live in Montevallo.  If you hold any […]

February 7, 2024 | Press Releases

UM Moves Up in U.S. News & World Report Online Graduate Education Rankings

The University of Montevallo’s online graduate education programs in the College of Education and Human Development have moved up from 97th to 73rd in U.S. News & World Report’s 2024 Best Online Graduate Programs national rankings. UM is once again ranked among the top 75 programs nationwide and is in the top four in Alabama.  […]