Alumni Spotlight: Dr. Ethelstine Lett

Anna Newman Alumni

MOBILE, Ala. –  Since its founding in 1961, University of Mobile has been investing in students who are going out into the world and making it a brighter place. Dr. Ethelstine Lett is doing just that as the principal of S.L. Lewis Elementary school in College Park, Georgia. Lett graduated from UM in 1997 with a Master of Arts in …

Alumni Spotlight: Ambria Reed

Anna Newman Alumni

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile continues to train up students so they bloom where they are planted in the community and make a difference in the world around them. After graduating from UM in 2017, Ambria Reed began her career in her own classroom using the skills, techniques and values instilled in her to help her students blossom through …

3 Ways University of Mobile Prepared Me for Grad School

Claire Beaman Alumni

If you are preparing to go to graduate school of any kind, there are many ways University of Mobile can help prepare you! After four years at UM, I was able to apply and get accepted into graduate school immediately upon graduation, but I could not have done it without the help of professors, my involvement on campus, and my …

Alumni Spotlight: Christian Bolden

Kathy Dean Alumni

University of Mobile alumni are making the world a better place through their impact on future generations. Learning the virtues of good character is as easy as A-B-C with “The Achiever’s Alphabet,” a new book for boys and girls ages 6-10 by Christian Bolden of Washington, D.C. Available through Amazon, Bolden’s first book introduces foundational ideals such as fairness, empathy …

Alumni Spotlight: Tramaine Perry

Amber Kelley Alumni

With over 12,000 alumni, University of Mobile is impacting the world through alumni who are making a difference. Tramaine Perry of Mobile, Alabama, is an alumnus who was recently recognized by his alma mater as a “2018 Alumni Star.” “The Alumni Stars program was created to honor graduates of University of Mobile while inspiring current students in their future career …

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 …

Ready for the Next Stage

Josh Taylor Alumni, Experience, Giving

Just a few short years ago, Anna Sailors never thought she would be stepping on stage to lead worship for one of the largest and fastest-growing churches in America. Knowing God was calling her to be a worship leader, Anna, like many ministry leaders, pushed back on that call, finding excuses for why God could find someone more qualified. Today, …

Darlene & Michael: Love and the New Car

Kathy Dean Alumni, Love Story Leave a Comment

Darlene Wilkins Smith and Michael Smith were commuter students who met during Michael’s senior year when they had two classes together. “I was VERY shy and quiet back then, and he was a little afraid to approach me because he says he knew I was ‘out of his league’ (and still am, according to him!),” Darlene said. Michael finally got …

Jessica & Marc: Love Grows

Kathy Dean Alumni, Love Story Leave a Comment

Jess: Our love story is not one-of-a-kind or an extravagant tale; it is simply two best friends finding love in one another. Marc and I met at University of Mobile in the spring of 2011. We were introduced by a mutual friend in Ram Hall. Marc’s first impression of me was that I had a wildly annoying laugh, and he …