with Shelby County Community Services. Each year, 25 students are selected to serve several different agencies throughout Shelby County. These students are selected based on their commitment to service as well as their academic record. Students selected for this program are provided a variety of professional opportunities at the agencies, serving 10 hours a week. In appreciation for their service and to offset expenses, scholars are provided with a $2,000 annual stipend. Applications are accepted year-round and are available through the Falcon Scholars website. Courses designated for Service Learning are posted on Banner.
SPEECH AND LANGUAGE CENTER George C. Wallace Speech and Language Center Phone: 205-665-6720 Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. The Speech and Language Center offers a variety of services to UM employees, students and their immediate family members (parents, spouses, dependents) at no charge. Services include speech/ language evaluations and therapy, and are provided by speech-language pathology graduate students under the direct supervision of certified and licensed speech-language pathology faculty and staff. Evaluations and treatment can be completed for individuals of all ages with concerns regarding the following: •
Articulation and phonology
Augmentative/alternative communication (communication devices)
Receptive and expressive language
Language-based reading and writing
• Resonance •
Speech, language and cognitive difficulties following a stroke or traumatic brain injury
• Stuttering • Voice Possible diagnoses include aphasia, apraxia, auditory processing disorder, autism, cerebral palsy, cleft palate, cognitive disorder, developmental delay, Down syndrome, hearing impairment, intellectual disability, receptive and expressive language disorder and traumatic brain injury. In addition, hearing screenings can be completed. For more information, individuals may contact the center to schedule an appointment.
STUDENT ACTIVITY CENTER Robert M. McChesney Student Activity Center Phone: 205-665-6611 Website: www.montevallo.edu/student-activity-center Ed Langham, Assistant Athletic Director The Robert M. McChesney Student Activity Center is a 90,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art recreation and athletic center. It includes facilities for weight and cardio training, racquetball, wallyball, walking and swimming. The cardio area has a five-television cardio theatre, which can be accessed through personal FM receivers, as well as two TVs, one in the weight room and one in the cardio room, which advertise campus events and activities. An 18-hole disc golf course, a sand volleyball court, an outdoor basketball court, tennis courts and a fitness trail have been added to the area outside the facility. In addition, the SAC Trustmark Arena serves as the home court for the University’s volleyball and basketball teams. In addition, our pool serves as the home meet location for our swim team.