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Giving Tuesday Now

Join us Tuesday, May 5, on UM official social media channels for #GivingTuesdayNow, a National Day of Giving to support those affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. UM will be using this day to raise funds for the COVID-19 Student Relief Fund. Gifts to this fund will ensure the University is able to help students who are struggling due to unexpected financial hardships related to COVID-19.

NEWS & ANNOUNCEMENTS

Community School of Music Offering Online Lessons

The Community School of Music is currently accepting summer 2020 private music lesson registration for all instruments. All summer lessons will be conducted online, providing a convenient and safe way to offer music lessons to everyone at home.

The CSM will offer eight lessons, once per week, starting in June and wrapping up the end of July. To enroll, simply follow the steps below.

Step 1 – Register for lessons online.
Step 2 – An instructor will call you to coordinate and schedule online lessons.
Step 3 – Make your first payment.
Step 4 – Enjoy your private one-on-one lessons with your instructor.

Please contact the Community School of Music director with any questions at UMCSM@montevallo.edu or 205-665-6678. We can’t wait to hear from you.

 

Renewable Merit-Based Scholarships

Scholarships that are merit-based and renewable will be reviewed after spring 2020 grades have been finalized and processed. If a student is meeting the minimum renewal criteria and has not exhausted the eligibility for their scholarship(s), then the student’s scholarship(s) will be renewed. These should be added to student accounts for the 2020-2021 academic year no later than Monday, June 1. If you have any questions, please email finaid@montevallo.edu.

 

We are All Counting on You: Census 2020

Make your voice heard in the 2020 Census. It’s a safe and secure way to obtain federal funding for our state’s future. This money means better healthcare, schools, roads, job opportunities and more.

Every 10 years, the U.S. Census is sent to every household in the country. The Census is a count of everyone residing in the U.S. The Census counts every person living in Alabama once, only once, and in the right place. It contains 10 simple questions and only takes six minutes to complete.

Students are counted where they spend most of their time, which means that the majority of University of Montevallo students will be counted in our community. Per the Census Bureau’s residence criteria, Montevallo students temporarily living away from campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic should still be counted for the state of Alabama.

Learn more at montevallo.edu/2020-census.

Student Highlights

Joshua Cofield has been named the 2020 Gulf South Conference Spring Men’s Outdoor Track and Field Champion Scholar Athlete. The Champion Scholar Athlete Award recognizes the hard work of student-athletes in the classroom. The GPA is based on the most recently completed term, and the individual must have a minimum of 48 credit hours to be eligible for the award. Student-athletes are only eligible to win the award once per academic year. Cofield, a sophomore exercise and nutrition major from Alabaster, has a 4.0 GPA and has completed 50 credit hours. 

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