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May 26, 2022 | Press Releases

UM announces spring 2022 President's List

The University of Montevallo is proud to recognize 489 students named to the President’s List for the 2022 spring semester. To make the President’s List, a student must earn at least a 3.8 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time student at the University. The following students were named to the […]

May 26, 2022 | Press Releases

UM announces spring 2022 Dean's List

The University of Montevallo is proud to recognize 304 students named to the Dean’s List for the 2022 spring semester. To make the Dean’s List, a student must earn at least a 3.5 grade point average on a 4.0 scale and be a full-time student at the University. The following students in each UM college were […]

May 24, 2022 | Press Releases

Stephens College of Business Adding Four New Concentrations this Fall

The swiftly growing Stephens College of Business at the University of Montevallo has added four new concentrations – two in management and two in finance – that will be available to students starting fall 2022. The new concentrations in finance are sustainable finance and financial sales. The new management concentrations are international management and human […]

May 23, 2022 | Press Releases

Christiane Angele Jacobson Endowed Spanish Chair Established at UM

Thanks to the generous $500,000 gift of a 1960 Alabama College alum and her husband, the University of Montevallo will create the Christiane Angele Jacobson Endowed Spanish Chair in English and World Languages. Christiane “Chris” Jacobson and her husband, Dr. Eric Jacobson, have pledged to donate the half-million-dollar gift to the Spanish program in the […]

May 16, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Hosting a Variety of Youth Summer Camps

The University of Montevallo will host a number of youth summer camps on its campus in June. Registration is now open for the following opportunities: Bass Fishing Camp The UM fishing team, reigning Bass Pro Shops School of the Year, will host a four-day Bass Fishing Camp June 20-23, from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. […]

May 10, 2022 | Press Releases

Fallin Encourages Spring Graduates to Strive for Better Than Your Best

        See the full Spring Commencement photo gallery. 2022 Spring Commencement Program Just before 350 University of Montevallo class of 2022 graduates walked across the stage during Saturday’s commencement ceremony on Flowerhill lawn, History Professor Emeritus Dr. Wilson Fallin Jr. left graduates with three points to govern the rest of their lives […]

May 9, 2022 | Press Releases

Trip to Gulf Coast Educated and Inspired UM Environmental Studies Students

In April, nearly 30 students from the University of Montevallo traveled to the Alabama Coast for a two-day trip focused on coastal ecosystems and sustainability through hands-on learning. The students were split into two groups of 14. One group was a part of the Environmental Studies Program with Dr. Susan Caplow, an associate professor of […]

May 6, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Honors Dr. Wilson Fallin Jr. by Naming Building After Him

The University of Montevallo held a building dedication ceremony May 4 officially renaming the University of Montevallo on Main to Dr. Wilson Fallin Jr. Hall. Fallin M.A. ’89 served as director of minority affairs at the University from 1988 to 1999 and was a history professor at Montevallo for 28 years, retiring in 2020. In […]

May 5, 2022 | Press Releases

Student Spotlight: Hope Hodges

A triplet born with arthrogryposis – a condition where the muscles in her legs never formed – University of Montevallo graduating senior Hope Hodges said she’s never let her disability, or anything else, hold her back from living life to its fullest. The 22-year-old Helena native who is known around campus for her red Volkswagen […]

April 19, 2022 | Press Releases

UM to Continue Waiving Test Score Requirement Through Fall 2024

The University of Montevallo will continue to waive the ACT/SAT test score requirement for admission through the fall 2024 semester, while also continuing to offer scholarships to students based on their high school GPA. UM originally made the decision in September 2020 to waive the test score requirements for admission due to the cancellation and […]

April 18, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Partnering with Follett Higher Education to Launch New Bookstore

The University of Montevallo bookstore on Main Street will have a new name and customer experience May 31, thanks to a new partnership with Follett Higher Education. The new name for the campus bookstore, Freddie’s Books and More, is based on the University’s mascot Freddie the Falcon. With nearly 150 years of experience in higher […]

April 13, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Celebrating Earth Day With Variety of Events April 18-23

The University of Montevallo is celebrating Earth Day 2022 with a wide variety of events both before and after the April 21 Earth Fest – UM’s celebration of earthen festivities. “We’ve invited dozens of organizations who will bring information about what they do, like the local river keepers and Oak Mountain State Park,” said Dr. […]

April 8, 2022 | Press Releases

UM’s Carmichael Library One of 33 Academic Libraries Nationwide Awarded Humanities Grant

The University of Montevallo’s Carmichael Library was selected as one of 200 libraries nationwide, and one of only 33 academic libraries, to receive a American Library Association’s American Rescue Plan: Humanities Grant, awarded to libraries recovering from the coronavirus pandemic. “We are honored to be selected for this national grant and are excited about the […]

March 23, 2022 | Press Releases

UM Family and Consumer Sciences Adds Hospitality and Tourism as New Concentration

The University of Montevallo Family and Consumer Sciences Department will offer a new hospitality and tourism concentration beginning this fall. Dr. Donna Bell, associate professor of family consumer sciences, said the hospitality and tourism concentration will be an optional group of classes offered to students majoring in family and consumer sciences. “We’re creating this because […]

March 9, 2022 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Mourns Loss of Trustee David W. Wheeler

The University of Montevallo family is sad to announce the death of David W. Wheeler, a member of the Board of Trustees since 2008 and a UM alum ’72. In his term as a trustee, he served as vice chair of the board and chair of the personnel and trustee committees. After graduating from Montevallo […]

March 8, 2022 | Press Releases

University of Montevallo Again Designated a Military Friendly School

The University of Montevallo was designated as a Military Friendly School for the 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 cycles – a designation the university has received multiple times in the past. “The Office of Veteran and Military Affairs is thrilled to be awarded this honor,” said Traci Crenshaw, director of the Office of Veteran & Military Affairs. […]

March 1, 2022 | Press Releases

Anon(ymous) production opens March 3 at Center for the Arts

The University of Montevallo College of Fine Arts and Department of Theatre is proud to present Naomi Iizuka’s “ANON(YMOUS),” opening Thursday, March 3 at UM’s new Center for the Arts. The production is directed by Dr. Bart Pitchford, who also designed sound. Elements and performances are by UM students. Based on “The Odyssey” by Homer, […]

February 28, 2022 | Press Releases

Greer receives UMNAA Distinguished Alumni Award

The University of Montevallo National Alumni Association (UMNAA) awarded Rusty Greer with the Distinguished Alumni Award, its highest annual honor, on Saturday at its homecoming awards luncheon at Anna Irvin Dining Hall. The awards ceremony took place during the 2022 Homecoming celebration, themed “Back on the Bricks: Where We Belong.”  Greer, a major league baseball hall […]

February 28, 2022 | Press Releases

Weatherspoon awarded 2022 Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award

If a picture is worth a thousand words, then the profound and historic work of freelance photographer Lynsey Weatherspoon could fill a library. Weatherspoon, a 2006 University of Montevallo graduate and McNair Scholar, was selected as the recipient of the 2022 Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award by the UM National Alumni Association (UMNAA) at […]