‘Alabama’s Historian’ Wayne Flynt to Speak at University of Mobile for Alabama’s Bicentennial

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. –The University of Mobile College of Arts & Sciences puts the spotlight on Alabama’s bicentennial with a free lecture by “Alabama’s Historian” Dr. Wayne Flynt. Flynt, professor emeritus of history at Auburn University, will deliver a lecture entitled “Pulitzers and Politics: The Best and Worst of Alabama on Our 200th Birthday.” The event will take place on Wednesday, Jan. …

University of Mobile Hosts Sci-Fi Jumbo Exhibit by California Artist Tom Lundquist

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – “Science fiction can be a great source of fun for people who make pictures,” said California artist Tom Lundquist. That spirit of adventure is on display through February in the Sci-Fi Jumbo Exhibit that opens Jan. 15 in the Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile.  Admission is free. The Sci-Fi Jumbo Exhibit will be on …

Gulf Coast Steinway Society Music Competition set for Jan. 19 at University of Mobile

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – Outstanding musicians from middle school through college will compete for top honors at the Gulf Coast Steinway Society’s fourth annual music competition Jan. 19 at University of Mobile. The public is invited to attend the competition, where 55 young pianists and instrumentalists from across the South will have the opportunity to perform and work with master teachers. The …

University of Mobile December Graduates Encouraged to Fulfill God’s Purpose for Their Lives

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile graduates were urged to “tap into the speech that is already written in your own heart” for inspiration in their journey ahead in life, as diplomas were awarded to 101 graduates during commencement held on campus. Baldwin County Presiding District Judge the Honorable Michelle Manley Thomason delivered the fall commencement address Saturday, Dec. 15, at …

New Online Class Starts in January on Vocal Technique for Musical Theatre and Commercial Music

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile is offering a new online course on vocal technique for musical theatre and commercial music that is open to voice teachers, performers, professional musicians and hobbyists. Musical theatre master teacher Dr. Maryann Kyle said “Pedagogy of Musical Theatre and Commercial Music”will offer valuable information in musical theatre …

The Honorable Michelle Thomason to Deliver Commencement Address Dec. 15 at University of Mobile

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MOBILE, Ala. – Baldwin County Presiding District Judge the Honorable Michelle Manley Thomason will deliver the fall commencement address at University of Mobile on Saturday, Dec. 15, as approximately 100 graduates receive diplomas. Thomason is a UM alumna and serves on the University of Mobile Foundation Board of Directors. The outdoor ceremony will begin at noon in front of Weaver …

Shane & Shane to Perform at Free ‘Christmas Under the Oaks’ Concert at University of Mobile

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MOBILE, Ala. – Shane & Shane, a contemporary praise and worship duo known for exceptional guitar work and harmonies, will headline “Christmas Under the Oaks,” a free outdoor concert that is University of Mobile’s Christmas present to the community. The outdoor concert is set for Dec. 13 and is presented by 19/19 Investment Counsel. The evening begins at 6 p.m. …

Faculty Mentors Make a Difference

Kathy Dean Alumni, Learning

Morgan Copes believes in following your passion – and in seeking advice along the way. That’s especially true if the advice comes from your former professors in the University of Mobile School of Business. Morgan’s passion is soccer, and he loved playing forward from 2005 to 2010 for the University of Mobile Rams. He graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor …

Devoted to Service: Jessica Catlin

Kathy Dean Alumni, Experience, Giving

As an assistant district attorney for the Mobile County District Attorney’s Office, Jessica Catlin ’13 is pursuing her professional calling. Now, this University of Mobile alumna encourages current students to discover and pursue their own callings. She helps Dr. Julie Biskner, associate professor of political science, coach UM’s Mock Trial Team and prepare students for regional competition. As a speaker …

University of Mobile Dedicates Ledbetter Trail

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – It is a University of Mobile tradition that each graduating class contributes toward a class gift that leaves a legacy and enhances the campus. The Class of 2018’s contribution established Ledbetter Trail, a nearly mile-long walking trail on the 880-acre campus. The trail is named in honor of Dr. Neal Ledbetter, former vice president for student life, …