Flu Shot Clinic
Protect yourself this Flu Season. Get your flu shot at the University of Montevallo Flu Vaccine Clinic on Thursday, Sept, 27 from 12:30 p.m. to 4 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.
UM named Arc of Shelby County’s Community Partner of the Year
Arc of Shelby County named the University of Montevallo their Community Partner of the Year. Dr. Amiee Mellon and DeAnna Smith accepted the award at an event held on Thursday, Sept. 20.
Education Connection’s Roundtable
Shelby County Schools Career and Technical Education Department will host an Education Connection Roundtable on Thursday, Oct, 4 from 8:30 to 10 a.m. at Montevallo High School. Join industry, administrators, teachers, students and parents to collaborate:
- strategies to prepare students for the workforce,
- steps to strengthen essential skills,
- partnerships between schools and industry, and
- job shadowing, internships and apprenticeships.
2019 Marketing Trends
Students from Dr. Amiee Mellon’s Marketing Communications class will present bite-sized presentations relevant to small businesses and nonprofits within Shelby County on Thursday, Oct. 4 from 12:30 to 1:45 p.m. in Comer Auditorium. The presentations will be followed by a short Q&A session. UM campus and community members are welcome to attend. Learn more.
Volunteers Needed for Future Falcon Day
It’s that time again...Future Falcon Day will take place on Friday, Oct. 26.
This is the day where 8th graders from Montevallo Middle School visit campus and live the life of a college student for the day! They will attend a concert in LeBaron Recital Hall, participate in a campus-wide scavenger hunt, enjoy a picnic on Main Quad, participate in a ghost tour and attend four mini college classes.
Faculty volunteers are needed to teach 30 minutes of their favorite class to these students. Please share your exciting content with these students and receive a free cupcake! Those interested in volunteering or learning more should email JiJi Davis.
Alpha Phi Alpha Collecting Donations for Hurricane Florence Relief
Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc., will be accepting water donations to be sent to North and South Carolina on behalf of Red Cross. If you would like to donate, please email email@example.com.
Alertus Mobile App: Panic Button on Your Phone
The Alertus Mobile Recipient App allows users to request help by alerting UMPD about emergency events. Setup instructions can be found HERE.
Call for Green Fund Proposals
The Green Fund has $30,000 available! Any member of the UM community, including students and student groups, can write a Green Fund grant proposal. Application guidelines are available on request. Contact Dr. Caplow for more information. Proposals are due Monday, Oct. 1.
College Night Centennial Celebration
The Centennial Celebration of College Night will begin on Oct. 13 with alumni tailgating at King Quad from 3-7 p.m. The evening will kick off at 5 p.m. with The Early Years dinner and tribute to the founding of College Night through the 1940s. Tickets are on sale now at $50 per guest and seating is limited. All proceeds benefit the College Night Endowment Fund.
Following the dinner, the College Night Centennial Celebration Revue will present a theatrical portrayal of the last 70 years of College Night productions. Tickets are on sale now to alumni, faculty and staff for $20 per ticket. Tickets for current students will go on sale Sept. 27, at 8 a.m. for $10 per ticket.
To purchase tickets or to reserve your copy of the commemorative book, “College Night: A Centennial Celebration,” visit montevallotickets.universitytickets.com. Tickets will remain on sale until sold out or until the event. Visit the College Night website for more information regarding the Centennial Celebration.
Life Raft Debate Panelists Needed
The Life Raft Debate is looking for a few brave souls to serve as panelists, defending their academic discipline at the 21st annual Life Raft Debate on Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. in Palmer Auditorium.
In the debate, we imagine that the world has been nearly annihilated and that humanity can only carry one more person off to found the new world. The panelists argue that their discipline is the one that will best serve the fledgling society to be built. After lively debate and interaction, the audience votes and the winner climbs aboard the Life Raft as the losers, well, lose and drown. To volunteer to be a panelist or to nominate someone, please email Michael Patton.
Call for Fall Photography needs
If you have anticipated photography needs for October - December 2018, please submit your requests by Friday, Sept. 28! Photography will be scheduled according to student and freelance photographer availability during this timeframe. To submit a ticket, visit solutioncenter.montevallo.edu or simply email firstname.lastname@example.org including the following details:
- Contact info
- Event name
- Event date, start & end time
- Time needed on location (e.g. 30 minutes or 1 hour)
- Event location
- Additional details
If you have questions, email Alyssa Green or call 665-6241.
Partnerships and Outreach Survey
Please take a moment to complete the Partnerships and Outreach survey. Your feedback is greatly appreciated and will help the Office of Partnerships and Outreach connect resources and opportunities on and off campus. Each participant’s name will be entered in a drawing to win a $25 gift card to the Main St. Tavern and some awesome UM swag. The drawing will be held on Friday, Oct. 26, at noon — so please submit your response before then. Contact Sarah Hendren with any questions.