Group of students sitting outside on a sunny day.

15k Awarded to Environmental Studies Program

By Aubrie Chastain  Recently, Montevallo’s Environmental Studies Program received a $15,000 grant to support ongoing efforts to provide educational opportunities for Title I schools.   The Daniel Foundation provided the grant and has already partnered with…

Picture of businesses on either side of Montevallo's main street.

A surge of new businesses hits Montevallo

Over the past year, Montevallo has seen a boom in new businesses. In 2020, the Montevallo Chamber of Commerce reported eight new businesses opened in the city, including two in the downtown Main Street area.…

SGA Town Hall for human trafficking awareness

On Wednesday, Jan. 27, SGA hosted a Town Hall to raise awareness around the issue of sex trafficking.   Two speakers, Ellie Friedman and Abby Grace Worrell of the Guardian Group in partnership with the Junior…

Students have mixed opinions on new housing policy

As Housing and Residence Life has monitored COVID-19 cases, they have decided to update the visitation policy to allow residents to visit residents of different halls.   The University of Montevallo has stated that many of the current…

Model UN poses on Zoom.

UM’s Model United Nation team wins award

Oct. 23 through 25, ten students from Montevallo were able to attend the Southern Regional Model United Nations Conference where they represented the country Japan.   During the closing ceremony of the conference, Montevallo’s team won…