forUM to Shut Down on Friday
IS&T will permanently shut down the forUM portal on Friday, Feb. 15. Faculty and staff will still have access to Canvas, Banner and email through Faculty and Staff Resources on the UM website. Student access can be found through Student Resources.
College of Education Recognizes Alumni, Faculty and Staff
On Tuesday, Feb. 5, the College of Education hosted its annual recognition dinner.
Award Recipients Included:
- Counseling: Dr. Jim Purcell
- Instructional Leadership: Courtney Madison
- Instructional Technology, Education Specialist: Andrea Essman
- Teacher Leadership, Education Specialist: Janicya Feggins
- Elementary Collaborative: Matthew Holsomback
- Traditional Education: Dr. Leah Wood
- Elementary Education: Louise Carey & Savannah Diaz
- Elementary Clinical Supervisor: Joy Wright
- Secondary Education: Cory Goble
- Family and Consumer Sciences: Melinda Gargiulo
- Exercise and Nutrition Science: Carissa Bell
- Nutrition and Wellness: Mallory Burrow
- Ernest Outstanding Commitment to Teaching Award: Dr. Tammy Cook
- Bill Fancher Staff Excellence Award: Dr. Jody Brewer
- Lifetime Commitment to Teaching Award: Dr. Terry Roberson
Professional Clothing Donations Needed for Dress to Impress Event
On Wednesday, March 20, UM will host Dress to Impress from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Anna Irvin Dining Hall. Dress to Impress is an annual event where UM students have an opportunity to shop for business clothes and accessories in preparation for job interviews and other professional opportunities. The clothing and accessories are donated by local individuals, making this event entirely free for UM students. In addition, this year’s event will feature stations for mock interviews, résumé review and tips on career readiness.
Donations of professional clothing, shoes and accessories are being collected until Friday, March 15. All sizes are welcome! Items in demand include men’s ties, shirts, jackets, slacks, belts and shoes and women’s shirts, jackets, slacks, skirts, dresses and shoes. Donations may be dropped off at the following locations:
- UM Career Development Center: 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 1 to 5 p.m. (M-F)
- Comer Hall, Office 301: 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. (M-F)
- Montevallo City Hall: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (M-F)
Updated Policy Webpage
The University Policies webpage has been updated to provide a single location to access University wide policies and procedures. In addition to Board Policies previously accessible on this page, you will find new Operational Policies including the following:
Business Affairs is also working to include links to procedures that are administered by various departments on campus. Several of these procedures have been listed. Please email email@example.com with details and links for procedures handled by your area.
- PA:001 - Operational Policy on Policies and Procedures
- PA:002 - Strategic Planning Policy
- PA 003 - Activities During School Closing Policy
Lunch & Learn: Time Management, Deadlines, Prioritization & Delegation
Please join the Staff Senate Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Wills 200, for the monthly Lunch & Learn series. This month’s topic is “Time Management, Deadlines, Prioritization & Delegation” presented by Randi Tubbs. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Please join Counseling Services and UMPD Wednesday, Feb. 13, from 3 to 4:45 p.m. for free self-defense training in Bibb Graves Dance Studio. Contact Counseling Services at 205-665-6245 for more information.
Montevallo Main Street Survey
The City of Montevallo would like to hear from you! Montevallo Main Street is directed by a board of volunteers who work to make the downtown area thrive. If you live and/or shop in Montevallo, please complete this short survey by Feb. 22, so the Main St. Board will know where to concentrate their efforts.