Georgine Lemak Soccer Field Dedication Rescheduled
The University will dedicate Georgine Lemak Soccer Field, formerly known as Varsity Field, in honor of Georgine and the Lemak family for their commitment to student-athletes for more than 20 years. The ceremony will be held at 12 p.m. prior to the women’s soccer match against Delta State on Sunday, Oct. 21. Refreshments will be served and all students, faculty and staff are invited to attend.
Flu Shot Clinic
Protect yourself this Flu Season. Get your flu shot at the University of Montevallo Flu Vaccine Clinic on Monday, Oct. 22 from 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Health Services, located in East Main Hall.
Shots are available at no cost to insured students, UM employees, spouses, dependents older than 18 years of age and retirees. To receive the vaccine at no cost, you must bring your health insurance card. The cost of the vaccine with no health insurance will be $25.
Marketing Students Competing in UWCA Social Media Challenge
University of Montevallo marketing students are again competing in the United Way of Central Alabama Social Media Challenge. This year’s Montevallo United team includes Kai’Onna Miller, Danielle Roberts, Erica Roberts and Brenna Washburn. UM Marketing students have won this challenge for the past two years, but the competition is coming for them. Help support these students by following Montevallo United on Facebook and Instagram.
Ghost Walk to be Held Oct. 27
Ghost Walk, the annual tour of campus buildings haunted by ghosts, will be held on Saturday, Oct. 27, after the annual Art Stalk downtown.
Tours will begin at 6 p.m. in front of Palmer Hall and depart every 10 minutes. The last tour will leave at approximately 8:30 p.m. Storytellers at each stop on the tour will share the story of the ghost that haunts the building. Ghost Walk is sponsored by Carmichael Library and The Alabamian.
After the Ghost Walk, stop by the ground floor of Carmichael Library for their Fall Festival. Events are open to the public at no charge.
Run a Trunk at STAT’s Trunk or Treat!
Students Today, Alumni Tomorrow is putting on a Trunk or Treat Oct. 27 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Carmichael Library parking lot. All faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends are welcome to participate. Design your trunk in the theme of your choosing and you could win a prize. There is no cost to sign up, but you will need to provide enough candy for the expected 250 guests. Email Danielle Richardson for more information or to sign up.
13th Annual Run for Research
Make plans to participate in the 13th Annual Run for Research 5-K Run and 1-mile Walk to be held Thursday, Nov. 1. Registration begins at 3 p.m. at the McChesney Student Activity Center parking lot and the race will begin promptly at 3:45 p.m. Please note that in the event of inclement weather, registration will take place inside the SAC.
Entry fee is $10 for faculty, staff and community members. Register now for the Run with Tonja Battle in Hill House. Free t-shirt for first 75 registrants! Participants will receive an email when t-shirts are ready to pick up.
Poarch Creek Archivist to Visit Campus
Faculty, please meet Dr. Deidra Suwanee Dees, archivist of the Poarch Creek Nation, to explore how you or your students might collaborate with the Poarch Creek Archives. Stop by the reception at Hill House on Tuesday, Oct. 30 between 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Faculty, staff, students and community members: hear Dr. Deidra Suwanee Dees, archivist of the Poarch Creek Nation, discuss the current digitization project preserving artifacts related to the tribe’s successful efforts to gain federal recognition on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2 to 3 p.m. in Comer Auditorium.
Annual Open Enrollment for UM Benefits
The open enrollment period for University of Montevallo benefits is Monday, Oct. 1 through Friday, Oct. 19. Eligible UM faculty and staff can re-evaluate their needs and make changes to benefit selections for calendar year 2019.
Please note that all employees are required to fill out an open enrollment form to waive coverage, continue coverage and/or elect coverage.
Contact Ashley Baugh at ext. 6091 or firstname.lastname@example.org to discuss any questions you may have about open enrollment/benefits.
Campus Dining Services Fall Survey
Chartwells will be conducting the dining services survey throughout the month of October. The survey can be taken at any time by students, faculty or staff online.
The survey takes just a few minutes to complete and will help improve the dining services on campus. To access the survey, students can use the Dine On Campus site or simply go straight to the survey.