Annual Juried Foundation Exhibition
Opening reception, March 12, 4 to 6 p.m.
Runs March 12 through 19, weekdays, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The Gallery at Bloch Hall
The Annual Juried Foundation Exhibition recognizes the importance of work produced by current students in the foundation’s studios. The Foundation Program is comprised of a coordinated set of courses for students who are seeking degrees in art. This show enables students to submit artwork for review by professional artists and curators. The exhibition showcases the versatility and skill of Montevallo art students while simultaneously providing the important opportunity of viewing their work in a gallery context.
VALIC/AIG Financial Advisor on Campus
Thursday, March 12, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Carmichael Library Large Group Study Room
Interested in saving for retirement? Al Perry, UM’s VALIC/AIG financial advisor, will be offering individual retirement counseling on campus in the Carmichael Library Group Study Room Thursday, March 12. Schedule an appointment online.
Exploring Communication Studies Day
Thursday, March 12, 1 to 3 p.m., Main Quad
*In the event of inclement weather, this event will be held in the Palmer Hall lobby.
This event is for General Studies students who are exploring options for an academic major to learn how Communication Studies might fit their personal and career aspirations. Current COMS majors and faculty will lead brief workshops and walk participants through simulations that illustrate what’s possible with a degree in COMS.
ACT Prep Course
Saturday, March 14, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Wills Hall
The University of Montevallo will host a single-day ACT prep course for local high school sophomores, juniors and seniors. The $110 single-day course covers all ACT test subjects with in-class practice testing and includes lunch and a snack. Each participant will also receive a copy of the official ACT prep book, a math review card and other resources. Children of UM employees and students receiving free and reduced lunch get a 20 percent discount. Register online now or contact Sarah Hendren, director of partnerships and outreach, at 205-665-6077.
Love Montevallo Day
Saturday, March 14, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Village on Valley
Join the City of Montevallo for Love Montevallo Day where we’ll celebrate the public and private investment in our community. You’ll enjoy local artists and goods, informational booths, live music and Montevallo Murals Tours. This is a rain or shine event.
Be Well Shelby — Family Fun Day
Saturday, March 14, Noon to 4 p.m., Orr Park
Be Well Shelby is a mental illness awareness campaign to provide resources and reduce stigma related to mental illness in Shelby County. Join us for a day of family fun in Orr Park on March 14. We’ll have a variety of vendors, activities and giveaways for the family including Zumba classes, carnival games and prizes, a live DJ, food trucks and stage performances.
National Association of Composers, USA
Sunday, March 15, 2 p.m., LeBaron Recital Hall
The Department of Music hosts a concert by the Mid-South Chapter of the National Association of Composers, USA. This concert promotes the music of regional composers, including works by UM music faculty.
Junior Recital: Quinton Mims, Clarinet
Sunday, March 15, 7:30 p.m., LeBaron Recital Hall
This recital is presented in partial fulfillment of the requirements for the Bachelor of Music in instrumental performance degree. Mims is from the studio of Dr. Lori Ardovino.
AAUW Montevallo Women of Distinction Luncheon
Monday, March 16, Noon (doors open at 11:30 a.m.), Stewart Student Retreat
Join the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Montevallo as they honor Women of Distinction.
- Woman of Distinction in Education: Dr. Julia (Judy) Rogers
- Woman of Distinction in Advocacy: Dr. Meredith Tetloff
- Woman of Distinction in Research: Dr. Kathy King
- Pathfinder Award: Dr. Anna Lott
- Student of Distinction: Madison Hollon
Tickets are $20 and lunch will be provided by Southern Sweets. Proceeds benefit AAUW educational initiatives. Contact Tonja Battle to purchase tickets. For questions, please contact Amanda Melcher.
The Grainger Center Lecture Series
Thursday, March 19, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., Comer Auditorium
*This event is open to all business majors and minors.
Join us for a networking event and panel discussion featuring Stephens College of Business alumni.
- Brigette Beaton ’90, management, Attorney, United States Department of the Interior
- Brian Ethridge ’92, marketing, Executive Vice President Corporate Banking, Bryant Bank
- Laura Fleming ’01, management, Financial Analyst, Noland Health Services
- Andrew Heaton ’04, marketing, Business Development Manager, Fisher Phillips, LLP