UM Communication Studies Program to be Recognized as Program of Excellence
On Saturday, Nov. 18, UM’s Communication Studies Program will receive the 2017 National Communication Association Undergraduate College and University Section (UCUS) Rex Mix Program of Excellence Award. UM is the first university in Alabama to receive this award.
This award recognizes excellence in small undergraduate departments of communication, with emphasis on curriculum, program quality, course design and special programs
COMS faculty members Dr. Sally Bennett Hardig, Dr. Ray Ozley and Dr. Tiffany Wang, will travel to the NCA conference in Dallas with a group of Communication Studies students and alumni to accept the award on UM’s behalf. They will also deliver a 20-minute presentation highlighting distinct features of UM’s Communication Studies Program.
Deadline for Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award Extended
Nominations for the 2018 Nathalie Molton Gibbons Alumni Achievement Award have been extended to Nov. 21. Each year, this award recognizes an alumnus whose contributions, through career or community service, reflect positively on society at the local, state or national level.
All nominees must be 35 years of age or older and have either an undergraduate or graduate degree from UM. Former Distinguished Alumnus Award recipients and currently elected UMNAA officers and directors are not eligible to receive this award.
Nomination forms are available online. Email all supporting documentation to Carolyn Jones, assistant director of alumni affairs.
Dance Team to Host Jolly Holiday Dance Clinic
On Dec. 2, the UM Dance Team will host a dance clinic for K-5th graders. For $30, students will receive instruction in a three-hour dance clinic, lunch and a performance t-shirt. Students will also perform a festive dance during halftime at the University of Montevallo men’s and women’s home basketball games.
To register, contact Melissa Stano, UM Dance Team advisor.