UM Graduation Fair
Please invite your students to attend UM’s inaugural Graduation Fair to be held Thursday, March 14, from 4 to 6 p.m. and Friday, March 15, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Barnes & Noble Campus Bookstore on Main Street
There will be free popcorn and door prizes, a representative from Oak Hall for purchasing graduation supplies and a special “Class of 2019” shirt for only $10. Students will also have the opportunity to learn about UM’s graduate degree options and available incentives.
Representatives from the Registrar’s Office, Career Development Center, Partnerships & Outreach, Alumni Affairs and local businesses will also be on hand.
UM Named Among Top 10 Best Colleges for Hunters and Anglers
The magazine “Field & Stream” recently named the University on their list of ten sportsmen-friendly colleges for prospective students to consider if they love to hunt and fish. According to Field & Stream, “These stand out from others for their unique course offerings, great geographical locations, abundant resources, and plentiful opportunities to enjoy the outdoors.”
UM was the only school in Alabama to be named to the list. “Field & Stream” recognized the Outdoor Scholars Program for being “the first program of its kind geared towards cultivating the next generation of industry leaders.” Learn more
TGIF Coffee for Faculty and Staff
Falcon Foods invites all faculty and staff for a free regular-sized brewed coffee on Friday, March 15, from 7 to 11 a.m. at Einstein Bros. Bagels in Farmer Hall.
Spring Preview Day, March 16
If you know a prospective freshman or transfer student, please encourage them to visit the University for Spring Preview Day to discover why they belong at Montevallo. At Preview Day, high school students have the opportunity to talk one-on-one with the outstanding UM faculty and dedicated student services staff to learn about their major of interest, student success and much more. They can also participate in a Q&A with Admissions, Housing & Residence Life and Student Aid. This is followed by a tour of UM’s beautiful campus. Lunch is provided and the Admissions staff will be on hand for the entire event to answer questions. Interested students can RSVP today at this link.
ACT Prep Camp
Partnerships & Outreach will be hosting single-day ACT Prep Courses for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors on Saturday, March 16, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
The cost per participant is $110 for general registration with a 20 percent discount for children of UM employees and for students receiving free and reduced lunch. The single-day course includes lunch and a snack and covers all ACT test subjects with in-class practice testing. Plus, each participant will receive a copy of the official ACT Test Prep book, a math review card and other goodies! Register now.
Professional Photo Day
University Marketing & Communications is pleased to announce Professional Photo Days. Each month, the university photographer will have designated times on select days available for professional headshots. Anyone on campus is welcome to request a headshot (faculty, staff or student). Simply watch for the announcement each month and email to schedule your photo.
This month’s Professional Photo Day is Monday, March 18, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Contact Alyssa Green to reserve a time slot.
“The Last Days of Judas Iscariot”
The Theatre Department will present “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot,” directed by Michael Walker, on March 15-18 at 7:30 p.m. and on March 17, at 2 p.m. in Chichester Black Box Theatre.
“The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” is a hilarious, poignant and thought-provoking play by Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Stephen Adly Guirgis. This story asks one of the most plaguing questions in the Christian ideology: What happened to Judas Iscariot? Set in a courtroom in Purgatory, “The Last Days of Judas Iscariot” puts Judas on trial with hilarious, riotous and piercing results. This play encourages the audience to reconsider what they thought they knew about forgiveness, faith and the human inside one of the history’s most infamous figures. ADULT CONTENT.
Lunch & Learn: SharePoint and Box — Tips and Tricks
Please join the Staff Senate Wednesday, March 20, from 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. in Wills 200 for the monthly Lunch & Learn series. This month's topic is SharePoint and Box — Tips and Tricks presented by Heidi Hughes and Ashley Dancy. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Montevallo Chamber Chatter
The Montevallo Chamber of Commerce invites all faculty and staff to learn more about businesses and news in the Montevallo community. Check out the March issue of the Chamber’s monthly newsletter, the Chamber Chatter.