It is that exciting time in february for alumni from near and far to journey home to um or for some, alabama college, to see former classmates and renew old friendships. Winter 2020 montevallo today by university of montevallo issuu. Either way, this is the time of the year where anyone on montevallo s campus can truly express himself or herself. Tickets will also be sold at the door in palmer hall 6 p. College night university of montevallo college night. It has since grown into a threeday event held in midfebruary, culminating in the performance of original oneact musicals written and staged by two teams, the purples and the golds. I dont want to take this lightly, but i do want to give you some reassurance that we are all committed to providing you with the best education. First designed to celebrate the introduction of a 4year college curriculum, the early celebrations were competitions between classes. University of montevallo s college night montevallo college night program, 1989 montevallo college night program, 1989 performed at the college s homecoming celebration in late february, college night presents a pair of rival theater productions staged by two teams, purple and gold, who. It did not take long for the tradition to begin evolving. Archives home anna crawford milner archives and special. Alabama college newspapers, college student publications, university of montevallo history. Montevallo, alabama images of america series by clark. Te theme was taken from the book alabama college, 18961969, written by former um professor of history dr.
If you have never lived through one never cried, laughed, and sweated through one know this. Student recruiters university of montevallo admissions. The purple side mascot is a black and white spotted cow, and their colors are white and purple. The direct italian translation of montevallo is on a mound in the valley. The classic main street is just one example, with buildings dating back to the late 1800s. The um english department offers an english major or minor and a writing minor with creative writing toward the b. It was expanded in 1990 to include 75 buildings total.
Each person will be limited to two tickets per id for friday andor saturday night performances maximum of 2 ids. The university of montevallo is a public university in montevallo, alabama. In 1969, in order to reflect this changing atmosphere, the school changed its name to university of montevallo, and its four distinct colleges arts and sciences, education, business, and fine arts were established. If this is your first time purchasing tickets through tickets. Yes, the magic of our singing to the side we love so well you can hear us in the morning and the night. Once tickets go on sale to the general public, anyone may purchase as many tickets as desired. While college night occurs in february, there are activities and mixers that. His labors resulted in the 250page historical document of college. The 2 buildings are of totaly different design and floor plan. It is place to be if you want a small school where you can experience a little of everything. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,285, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 160 acres.
In the town of montevallo theres a side we love so well its a place where purple spirit always dwells. University of montevallo 75 college drive, montevallo, alabama 35115 rated 4. Wednesday and thursday night performances have no ticket restrictions. History home history libguides at university of montevallo.
Local legacies project celebrating community roots. These structures made up the core part of the campus and included residence halls, academic buildings, and water towers on campus. Of the 2,717 students currently enrolled at university of montevallo, about 15. Timeline projects history libguides at university of. Early history montevallo post officemontevallo lies on land that the united states acquired from the creek indians in 1814. In 1923, the school became alabama college, state college for women, a degreegranting institution. College night brings students together from across campus and across disciplines to participate in a unique theatrical and athletic competition that has no rival, and alumni return year after year to support their side either purple or gold.
In the preface of the book, grifth wrote, a great institution is born. Written by the wife of a former university of montevallo president, the book chronicles the story edmund kings family and the life of the his plantation. History of montevallo inspires new work of fiction. The author also led the effort to save the home, restore it to its original federal style appearance, and make it a centerpiece. Thats a question you will be asked by montevallo students and alumni. University of montevallo historic district wikipedia. Narrow or broaden the list of events by selecting a category, time period, or location and click search. When the gold side gets together, they stand united in a circle, holding hands with one break in the circle. You may purchase either two tickets for friday night, or two tickets for saturday night, or one ticket for each night, per each id. College night may not be for everyone, but for most of us here at montevallo, we welcome college night season with open arms. Gordon pulled out the seventh book in the harry potter series and began. The official facebook page for montevallo, alabama an intentionally distinctive small town that embraces a culture of community, respect, and.
You can find this photo in the purple 1994 production book. The official facebook page for the university of montevallo. Students enrolled in online programs live in a variety of places. A centennial celebration chronicles the traditions first 100. Stephens college of business, college of arts and sciences, college of education, college of fine arts, and graduate studies in english, speechlanguage pathology and education. Sentimental journey is the theme set for homecoming 2018 scheduled for february 910. Founded in 1896, it is alabamas only public liberal arts college and a member of the council of public liberal arts colleges. Gradually, the school transitioned into the alabama girls technical institute in 19 and alabama college in 1923. The university of montevallo is a fouryear public university located in montevallo. College night university of montevallo home facebook. The college night production books serve as a way to document the process from beginning to end and help to immortalize the tradition. The competition was called college night, and consisted of stunts, poems, and singing.
College night means so much to so many people on montevallo s campus. Marion brown has a long history with college night. Akl, campus outreach, gold side, intramurals, admissions, housing and residence life, and the college of business. There is 18 one bedroom units and 3 two bedroom units, located in two separate buildings. At the university of montevallo, there is no tradition more cherished by students and alumni alike than college night. Introductions to each decade of the events history, along with special features interspersed throughout the book, offer historical and cultural. To search for tickets, you will need to login or create an account. And to get the full experience you must go to college night.
Welcome to the events calendar and registration page. This will be the place where we can keep you updated on information, events. Two men enrolled in january of 1956, and with 33 more arriving by september, a new era had begun for the school. A centennial celebration chronicles the tradition s first 100 years from its humble beginnings as a contest between the classes through its most monumental clashes between the purples and the golds. The college night edition of the alabamian for 2018 2019. Since that time, it has grown into a premier public liberalarts university known for the academic achievements of its students and faculty. In 1921, only two years after its conception, the two sides of college night purple and gold were formed to celebrate the schools 25th anniversary, as a reflection of the schools. Large selection of official apparel exclusives flatrate shipping. Since 1919, college night has defined our homecoming tradition since 1919, um students have participated in a school spirit competition unlike any other.
Founded in 1896, the alabama girls industrial school offered young women an advanced educational experience. This is the official page for college night at the university of montevallo. University of montevallo wikipedia republished wiki 2. Welcome to the official montevallo elementary school page. The university of montevallo, located in montevallo, shelby county, was founded on october 12, 1896, as the alabama girls industrial school agis. Marion brown, director of college night college night. Montevallo, located in shelby county in central alabama, is home to the university of montevallo.
In 1814, jesse wilson laid claim to wilsons home located above shoal creek, making it the oldest settlement in. In the early 1890s, residents of montevallo entered the city in a competition to be selected for the site of the alabama girls industrial school later the university of montevallo a technical college for white women, raising funds to purchase land and antebellum buildings for the college they won and the college was founded in montevallo in 1896. College night brings students together from across campus and across disciplines to participate in a unique theatrical and athletic competition that has no rival. Among the contents of the time capsule are the book, college night. College night is one of the most popular campus events for students. History of montevallo inspires new work of fiction shelby. Introductions to each decade of the events history, along with special features interspersed throughout the book, offer historical and cultural context for college night, describe its major. Spring 2019 montevallo today by university of montevallo issuu. Commemorative book at the university of montevallo, there is no tradition more cherished by students and alumni alike than college night. Up until monday night, my default position was that cam newtons 2010 was the greatest individual season in college football history.
The narnia books what you look forward to the most at montevallo. Your account information will allow us to find the right tickets and prices for you. An introduction to production books at the university of montevallo, the longestrunning homecoming tradition in the united states takes place every year. The story followed the events of the 2007 life raft debate in which the devils advocate. College night production books documenting university of montevallo tradition. College night university of montevallo posts facebook. The tradition officially began on march 3, 1919, in honor of the school adding the name college to its title. Written by the wife of a former university of montevallo president, the book chronicles the story. A centennial celebration chronicles the traditions first 100 years from its humble beginnings as a contest between the classes through its most monumental clashes between the purples and the golds.
University of montevallo athletics official athletics website. Art students at the university of montevallo one of the university of montevallo s most treasured traditions, college night, began in 1919. University of montevallo athletics official athletics. University of montevallo encouragement for um students.
The university of montevallos homecoming tradition is called college night. Inside this edition montevallo chamber of commerce. Montevallo, alabamas whispered secrets of the south is the first in a series of books which unravel the untold secrets of small southern towns. At the university of montevallo, there are several beautiful sceneries where you can take pictures but best of all, its a beautiful campus the best ive ever seen. The oldest tradition at montevallo is called college night, an intramural competition between the purple side and the gold side. The original 16 structures were divided into four categories. College night is an expression of creativity and it shows everyone how they can contribute to a larger cause. Both sides have rich and complex traditions how do you choose. You are all students at the university of montevallo in the very strangest time in our history. The university of montevallo historic district was added to the national register of historic places in december 1978 and originally included 25 acres and 16 structures.
A guide for students who are in eng 101 or eng 103 composition i and eng 102 composition ii or eng 104 at the university of montevallo. Up until monday night, my default position was that either. She first became a participant on the purple side in 1988, eventually becoming the female purple side leader in 1994. The final changes in name and mission occurred in 1969 when it became the. University of montevallo english department home facebook. In 1969, in order to reflect this changing atmosphere, the school changed its name to university of montevallo. She has participated on the college night committee and now acts at the director of college night. University of montevallo is a public institution that was founded in 1896. Homecoming at the university of montevallo is a festive week of things to see and do. Intramural soccer or college night organizations involved in. Called college night, montevallos homecoming tradition divides students into two teams based on the schools colors for a competition each. Presidents of the alabama girls industrial school 18961911, alabama girls technical institute 19111923, alabama college 19231969 and university of montevallo 1969present henry clay reynolds, 18961899.
Montevallos rich history and deep roots left behind treasured buildings and places that remain integral parts of the community. History 310 hist 571 spring 20 hist 411511 spring 2014. Marion brown, director of college night college night production. Founded in 1896, it is alabamas only public liberal arts university. College night university of montevallo photos facebook. The gold side mascot is a lion, and their colors are black and gold. Early settlers were drawn to the area by its abundant agricultural and mineral resources, and in 1826, the tiny village of montevallo was born.
Montevallo elementary school montevallo, alabama facebook. This bucolic, natural phrase aptly describes the beauty of this central alabama town. The alabamian is the student newspaper of the university of montevallo. Montevallo historical society, montevallo, alabama. University of montevallo college night presented by.
Ticket information for university of montevallo college night 2019. The classrooms are small so that the teachers can have more of a oneonone with the students. An organization committed to the promotion, support and preservation of the citys rich history, including. From church bells, train rails, calaboose jails to ghost tales, this book reeks of wisteria, sweet tea, hospitality, and swinging porch doors. College night consists of two studentproduced oneact musicals augmented by intramural athletic events and various other competitions. Production books from decades of college nights are kept in the archives. History of montevallo books and archives video eng 101. Take a look at the judges scores for the 2017 college night performances.
Explore the 100yearold tradition of college night at the university of montevallo, a rivalry between two sides of school spirit that compete with dueling oneact musicals. The university of montevallo historic district was established in 1979 and included 16 buildings on campus. The longest liberal arts college tradition in the state of alabama, college night, is one of the most exciting events i have ever been to on a college campus. Sing of purples to our leaders with our voices raised on high and the magic of our singing casts a spell.783 326 188 707 667 1195 1282 26 727 522 106 1200 1134 25 1213 652 1339 809 1023 1104 952 911 1163 1316 733 1061 82 180 1194 1337 1428 735 1410 319 1046 248 544 886 390 653 611