Q&A with UM School of Business Dean Kathy Dunning

Kathy Dean Business, Learning

It’s not enough to be a good person in the world of business – God calls you to be more, says Dr. Kathy Dunning, dean of the School of Business at the University of Mobile. “That is why our students and faculty use their business skills to help low-income citizens prepare tax returns, organize a community clothes closet, and help …

Q&A with UM School of Business Professor Katie Allred

Kathy Dean Business, Learning

When University of Mobile graduate and IT employee Katie Allred moved to Nashville to work on websites and social media for a megachurch there, she wanted to connect with others in ministry who had similar jobs. So, she created a Facebook Group called Church Communications. “I expected to find 50 people who wanted to complain about designing a church bulletin …

University of Mobile Marketing Students Help Local Non-Profit

Zac Douglas Business, Learning, News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile marketing students created a comprehensive marketing plan for Women’s Resource Center to help reach the next generation. The involvement in the project will provide students with experience for their future careers. Students in UM’s Marketing and Communications class created their own marketing agency to present marketing suggestions to the Women’s Resource center. They compared …

Class of 2021 Celebrates Graduation at the University of Mobile

Zac Douglas Adult, Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Graduate Programs, Health, Learning, News, Nursing, Sciences, Transfer, UM Grad Success

MOBILE, Ala. – On May 8, 2021, the University of Mobile graduated its first doctoral students in Doctor of Nursing Practice and Doctor of Musical Arts in vocal performance. A total of 265 graduates were honored at the ceremony held in front of Weaver Hall on the Dr. Fred and Sue Lackey Great Commission Lawn. After receiving diplomas, new graduates participated …

University of Mobile Presents Academic Achievement Awards, President’s Scholastic Awards to Class of 2021

Zac Douglas Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Graduate Programs, Health, News, Nursing, Sciences

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile presented academic awards to outstanding graduating seniors of the class of 2021 during an awards convocation on April 28. Among the awards given were academic achievement awards for the outstanding graduate in each college and school who were recognized for academic accomplishment, service, scholarship and Christian character. The Present’s Scholastic Award was presented …

Q&A with UM Instructional Design Teacher Jennifer Fetner

Kathy Dean Business, Education, Learning, Purpose

University of Mobile School of Education faculty member Jennifer Fetner loves the field of technology because there is always something new to learn. She says the constant change never gets boring, and there are always new challenges to conquer. As an adjunct instructor in the School of Education and a technology support teacher at a local elementary school, Fetner is …

University of Mobile Students Learn to Successfully Invest Money with New Software

Lydia Walker Business, News

MOBILE, Ala. – Newly installed software for the University of Mobile’s School of Business is giving students the real-world experience of investing in the stock market. StockTrak not only allows students to learn about the markets, but also to participate in them. The new software tracks the stock market in real time, allowing students to use simulated funds to learn …

Q&A with UM Economics Professor Shannon Brown

Kathy Dean Business, Learning, Purpose

If you want to understand the world around you, study economics. Economics is the language of the decisions we make, why we make them, and the consequences of those decisions, both intended and unintended, says Shannon Brown, assistant professor of economics and finance in the University of Mobile’s School of Business. We talked with Brown about the study of economics …

Meet Your Admissions Counselor – Nick Hampton

Zac Douglas Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Health, Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life, Transfer

“My time as a student was impacted most by the people at the University of Mobile. I know that’s what made my experience worth it, and I want to be a part of making that experience possible for future students,” says Nick Hampton, an admissions counselor at the University of Mobile. Nick graduated from UM in 2015 with a Bachelor …