Miss University of Mobile 2019 to be Crowned Sept. 29

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MOBILE, Ala. – Miss University of Mobile 2019 will be crowned on Saturday, Sept. 29 at Saraland Performing Arts Center. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the pageant begins at 7 p.m. Tickets will be sold at the door for $10. Current Miss UM, Erica Burleson of Mobile, is a junior majoring in piano performance. Miss UM serves as …

University of Mobile Named ‘Best Value’ by U.S. News & World Report; Ranked #5 Regional Colleges in the South and #2 Regional Colleges in the South for Veterans

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile again earned top honors from U.S. News & World Report in the 2019 Best Colleges rankings released in September. The annual Best Colleges report assesses academic quality among regionally accredited colleges and universities throughout the United States. University of Mobile was the highest-ranked Alabama school in its category at #5 Best Regional Colleges in …

University of Mobile College of Health Professions Names New Dean, Enrolling Now for New Doctor of Nursing Practice Program

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MOBILE, Ala. – Healthcare executive and industry leader Rita Croom has joined University of Mobile as dean of the College of Health Professions and assistant vice president for academic partnerships. She leads the university’s rapidly expanding healthcare program that includes the new Doctor of Nursing Practice and a state-of-the-art Center for Excellence in Healthcare Practice set to open as the …

University of Mobile Focus on ‘Prac-ademics’ Inspires $4.6 Million Renovation for ‘Living Laboratory’ Healthcare, Science Learning Center

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile has a new approach to teaching college courses called “Prac-ademics” that expands traditional classroom learning into “living laboratories” where students have practice learning experiences to enrich the learning process. When classes begin Aug. 20, it will be with a new $4.6 million renovation that creates a “living laboratory” in the College of Health Professions …

University of Mobile Adds 19 Bachelor’s Degrees, Enrolling Now for Fall Semester

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile added 19 bachelor’s degrees to its academic program this summer, giving students enrolling in the fall over 50 areas of study to choose from. The new degrees are: Bachelor of Arts/Science in communication studies Bachelor of Arts/Science in journalism and broadcast media Bachelor of Science in digital media and advertising Bachelor of Fine Arts …

Former CIA Undercover Agent Michele Rigby Assad to Speak at University of Mobile Torch Society Fall Kickoff Sept. 18

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MOBILE, Ala. – Former CIA intelligence officer and counterterrorism specialist Michele Rigby Assad, whose efforts to rescue persecuted Christians in Iraq were featured on ABC’s 20/20, will be the keynote speaker for University of Mobile Torch Society’s fall kickoff dinner Tuesday, Sept. 18. Assad is the author of “Breaking Cover: My Secret Life in the CIA and What it Taught …

University of Mobile Ranked #2 in Alabama for Reputation and Quality

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile is the #2 college in Alabama based on reputation and quality, according to a new ranking by College Consensus. The online ranking site combines respected national and international college rankings with student reviews to identify the Best Colleges and Universities in Alabama for 2018. University of Mobile earned the #2 spot among 18 colleges …