September 30, 2021 | Student Spotlight

Student spotlight – Hannah Waki continues UM-Harvard connection 

As a California native, University of Montevallo senior Hannah Waki moved thousands of miles to find the University she will forever consider home.   “I truly cannot put into words the amount of gratitude I have for the University and the people who I have met in my time here,” Waki said. “The memories, opportunities and […]

September 30, 2021 | Press Releases

UM Stephens College of Business launches new marketing concentrations

Marketing students in the University of Montevallo’s Stephens College of Business will be able to specialize their degrees and skillsets through the college’s new marketing concentrations. Through the new concentrations, marketing majors will be able to choose courses fitting their areas of interest and career aspirations, and will graduate prepared with the skills employers are […]

September 28, 2021 | Press Releases

UM wins prestigious National Communication Association award 

The University of Montevallo Lambda Nu chapter recently received the 2021 Chapter of the Year Award from the National Communication Association’s Lambda Pi Eta student organization, out of 451 chapters from across the nation. “It’s an honor to have our chapter recognized nationally with this award,” said Dr. Tiffany Wang, associate professor of communication studies and Lambda […]

September 17, 2021 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo named top public school in state for English, history 

The University of Montevallo is the top overall college in the state for English majors, and is the top public university in Alabama for history majors, according to the recently released 2022 Best Colleges rankings.   The ranking compared the top English programs in Alabama, and UM ranked at the top of the list of […]

September 17, 2021 | Student Spotlight

Student spotlight – Armando Flores

Coming to the University of Montevallo as a transfer student a couple of years ago, senior Armando Flores wasted no time in getting involved with his new college home. His eagerness to join several of UM’s student organizations not only helped him to surround himself with new friends, it also helped to prepare him for […]

September 13, 2021 | More Montevallo Stories

U.S. News & World Report names UM among top schools in the South 

For the 13th consecutive year, the University of Montevallo continues to be the top-ranked public regional university in Alabama, and again has earned a plethora of other accolades in U.S. News & World Report’s 2022 Best Colleges rankings. The publication released the rankings on Sept. 13, and UM earned praise for its high value to […]

September 9, 2021 | Alumni Profile

UM alum earns White House FERC nomination 

President Joe Biden will nominate University of Montevallo alum Willie L. Phillips Jr. ’00 as a commissioner of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the White House announced on Sept. 9. Phillips is an experienced regulatory attorney combining nearly 20 years of legal expertise as a utility regulator, in private practice and as in-house counsel. He has an extensive background in the […]

September 8, 2021 | Alumni Profile

Donor profile – Greg Key ’82 

As a high school student in Florida, Greg Key ’82 had never heard of the University of Montevallo until a chance connection between his high school principal and the UM baseball program led him to the beautiful brick-lined Montevallo campus.   When then-UM head baseball coach Bob Riesener offered Key a tryout for the UM baseball […]