University of Mobile Unveils ‘Most Advanced Patient-Care Educational Environment in the South’

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile’s new $4.6 million healthcare and science education center is “the most advanced patient-care educational environment in the South,” said UM President Timothy L. Smith at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 30. “This development will forever change the way we educate at University of Mobile,” Smith said. It also will impact the region as the …

University of Mobile To Reveal New $4.6 Million Renovation for ‘Living Laboratory’ Healthcare & Science Center on Tuesday

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 30 for a major $4.6 million renovation that creates a “living laboratory” state-of-the-art healthcare and science learning center. The university gutted two entire floors of William K. Weaver Hall to create living laboratories that support a new approach to teaching college courses that UM calls “Prac-ademics™.” UM …

University of Mobile School of Education to Host International Dyslexia Association Annual Conference

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MOBILE, Ala. – Over 180 educators, parents and advocates from across Alabama will gather at University of Mobile Oct. 18-19 for the International Dyslexia Association annual conference. The UM School of Education is hosting the event that brings together teachers and reading specialists for a two-day immersive professional learning experience on dyslexia and reading. “We are excited about the opportunity …

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 …