Pursuing My Professional Calling to LOV

Morgan Carnley Alumni, Experience, Faith

When I began as a student in the School of Business at the University of Mobile, I knew I wanted to use my degree to impact the lives of others. As I was earning a bachelor’s in Business Administration, I also was gaining the knowledge and skills that would help me make Christ a reality in the lives of children …

Julie Hughes Joins School of Nursing Faculty at University of Mobile

Kathy Dean Alumni, Health, News

MOBILE, Ala. – Pediatric nurse practitioner Julie Hughes, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, has joined the faculty of the School of Nursing in the College of Health Professions at the University of Mobile. Hughes has been named assistant professor of nursing and simulation coordinator, and will direct simulation education in the university’s new Center for Excellence in Healthcare Practice. Hughes is a …

Dr. Kendra Strenth Joins University of Mobile School of Nursing Faculty

Kathy Dean Alumni, Health, News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile alumna Dr. Kendra Strenth returns to her alma mater as assistant professor of nursing in the School of Nursing, College of Health Professions. Strenth has held board certification from the American Credentialing Center in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing since 1989. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing …

Allie Ratcliff Returns to Alma Mater as University of Mobile Alumni Programs Director

Kathy Dean Alumni, News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile’s new director of alumni programs is 2015 graduate Allie Normand Ratcliff. She returns to her alma mater to handle alumni relationships, coordinate the university’s Ambassadors program for student leaders, and develop alumni special events. “We are focusing on bringing our alumni back home and encouraging them to return to campus and be involved with …

Tips for Academic Success

Amber Kelley Alumni, Experience, Learning

College is one of the best times of your life. You learn more about yourself, the world around you, and others. It is a time of discovery all around. But you cannot learn without studying. There are many strategies related to studying, and University of Mobile students can learn about them in Freshman Seminar classes and through the Student Success …

Tips for Freshmen from University of Mobile Alumni

Amber Kelley Alumni, Experience

We recently asked University of Mobile alumni what advice they would give to incoming freshmen. Here is what they said! Ashleigh Coats’09 Don’t go home every weekend The few years at UM are some of the most treasured, don’t rush them Get at minor in business, it’ll be useful in more careers than you think Angel Grimes ’01 Be involved …

Lexi Kilsdonk — Class of 2019

Amber Kelley Alumni, Sciences, UM Grad Success

This September, I’ll be moving to Versailles, France to teach English to elementary school kids. I’ve been hired by the French Ministry of Education to participate in the Teaching Assistant Program in France (TAPIF) for the 2019-2020 school year. I have felt God calling me to France for years, but it never seemed like something that would really happen. I …

Jess Strenth — Class of 2019

Amber Kelley Alumni, Arts, UM Grad Success

Jess Strenth received the Annie Boyd Parker Weaver Award, the university’s highest honor for a graduating female, at the May 2019 commencement. Here is Jess’s story: After a lifetime of looking forward to coming the University of Mobile, I graduated this month with two degrees: Bachelor of Science in Worship Leadership and Bachelor of Science in Psychology. Many people wonder …

Nate Carroll — Class of 2019

Amber Kelley Alumni, Christian Studies, UM Grad Success

Nate Carrol was awarded the William K. Weaver, Jr. Excellence Award, the university’s highest honor for a graduating male, at the May 2019 commencement. Here is Nate’s story:   In the Fall, I will be attending Boston College (in Boston, MA, not to be redundant) pursuing an M.A. in Philosophy. My aspirations thereafter will be to pursue a Ph.D. and …

Chelsey Sayasane — Class of 2019

Amber Kelley Alumni, Sciences, UM Grad Success

The University of Mobile has been a place where I have found confidence in the Lord and myself. Because of my professors, I have learned more than just algebra and communication ethics. I have learned to love the Lord with all of my heart. I have also learned how to be an intelligent and professional young woman in the broadcasting …