November 23, 2021 | Press Releases

UM dedicates Center for the Arts, Rebecca J. Luker Stage

The University of Montevallo held a dedication ceremony Nov. 18 for its new Center for the Arts facility. The event included a ribbon cutting and remarks from members of the UM administration, faculty and alumni, as well as representatives from Shelby County and Alabama Power.  In his remarks, Dr. Steven Peters, dean of the College […]

November 23, 2021 | Press Releases

Allison and Michael Stephens Hall dedicated on UM campus

The University of Montevallo held a grand opening and dedication for Allison and Michael Stephens Hall on campus Nov. 18. The new facility houses the Michael E. Stephens College of Business, named for its most generous alumni benefactor. Following a ribbon cutting ceremony, Allison Stephens, widow of Michael E. Stephens, reflected on the characteristics of her […]

November 19, 2021 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Alum Confirmed to FERC by U.S. Senate

University of Montevallo alum Willie L. Phillips ’00 was confirmed unanimously by the United States Senate to be a member of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) for a term expiring June 30, 2026. Phillips was nominated to FERC by President Joe Biden on Sept. 20. Phillips is an experienced regulatory attorney combining nearly 20 […]

November 16, 2021 | Press Releases

UM Fishing Team Earns Second School of the Year Title

The University of Montevallo’s fishing team has earned its second School of the Year title after topping more than 200 collegiate fishing programs throughout the nation during the 2020-2021 season. The UM fishing team recently took home the coveted title of Tackle Warehouse School of the Year, presented by QuikTrip, as the best team in […]

November 3, 2021 | Press Releases

Montevallo continues to rank among top institutions in Alabama

Once again, the University of Montevallo has been named one of the top institutions of higher learning in Alabama by This website recognizes those colleges and universities that provide a strong education at an affordable cost.    Recently released “2022 College and University Rankings” compared more than 1,000 colleges and universities across the nation. UM […]