University of Montevallo alumna Richie Jean Sherrod Jackson, author of The House by the Side of the Road, will speak at UM Wednesday, April 11, at 1 p.m., in the Merchants and Planters Bank Auditorium in Humanities Hall. A book signing will follow in Room 106 of Humanities Hall. The book is Jackson’s personal account of the Selma Civil Rights movement. The event, which is designed to help individuals understand more about the struggles and victories within the Civil Rights movement here in Alabama, is sponsored by the university’s department of behavioral and social sciences and Carmichael Library. The event is free and open to the public. For additional information, contact Clark Hultquist at 205-665-6187or Kathy Lowe at 205-665-6100.
UM’s Model United Nations Team Returned to In-Person Competition and Picked Up Multiple Awards
After competing online in 2020 due to the pandemic, the University of Montevallo’s Model United Nations team triumphantly returned to in-person competition and won a conference-wide Outstanding Position Paper and a Best Delegate award for the INTERPOL committee at the 2021 Southern Regional Model United Nations conference in Atlanta at the end of November. Dr. […]Read More
Montevallo Students Explore Great Smoky Mountains National Park
Montevallo Political Science Professor Dr. Scott Turner took 20 UM students to Great Smoky Mountains National Park in Tennessee in March as part of his National Parks and Public Lands class. The class is an elective that’s a mix between political science, environmental studies and an honors course. It’s taught every other year and involves […]Read More
Falcons on Fire: Trailblazing Alumni Who Are Making a Big Impact
For a small university tucked away in a tiny town, Montevallo produces many purple and gold-clad giants. In this issue of Montevallo Today, we pay tribute to Falcons from the past quarter century who have been trailblazers in their respective fields. Nichole M. Harris ’13 Hueytown, Alabama, native Nichole M. Harris graduated from UM in […]Read More