#ThanksUM – Rusty

Rusty Roberts #ThanksUM, Business, Experience

I have had the privilege of teaching Accounting at the University of Mobile for the past 17 years. I graduated with an accounting degree from UM and then spent a few years in the corporate accounting world before returning to UM to teach. I always knew this was a place that I would love to return to one day because …

My MBA Added Value to Career and Life

Chuck Dean Business, Graduate Programs, Learning

Earning my MBA at the University of Mobile as an adult student while working full-time definitely was worth the time and effort. I saw this as an investment in my future, and it is one that has really paid off. I use the skills and knowledge I learned in the classroom every day in my job. After working in information …

Why Double Major?

Noah Walters Business, Learning

As a sophomore at the University of Mobile, I have entertained the idea of quite a few directions to take my studies. At one point I wanted to study theology or English. After much prayer, I decided to go into business school. I have a desire to lead, but I also love to see an idea come to life. This …

Why Marketing?

Devin Curry Business

Most people change their major at some point throughout their college career, but I was lucky enough to choose one that I really enjoy. When I initially chose to be a marketing major, I thought it was mostly about making commercials and different types of ads. But I have since learned that is just one aspect of a degree that …

Why Finance?

Jabraun Bass Business, Learning

Growing up I always had a love for math, numbers and problem solving. As the time to start college slowly crept up on me, I constantly prayed about what God wanted me to do and the direction He wanted for my life. After spending time in prayer, I knew exactly what area God had called me to – business and …

Todd Greer Named Academic Vice President at University of Mobile  

Kathy Dean Business, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile announces the promotion of Todd Greer, PhD, to lead academic programs as vice president for academic affairs. Greer joined the university in 2017 as dean of the School of Business after a successful career as a business entrepreneur that included serving as chief catalyst and CEO of Exchange202, a shared workspace community in …

Why Business Management?

Phillip Maddox Business, Learning

I recently changed my major to Business Management and, in the short few months that I have made the change, the Lord has been so faithful in showing me why this change was the right one. Business Management has challenged me by making me think but, more specifically, to think about others first. Getting a business degree opens up a …

Silicon Valley Trip Inspires University of Mobile School of Business Students

Amber Kelley Business, News

MOBILE, Ala. – A trip of a lifetime has sent University of Mobile students back to Mobile feeling encouraged, inspired and more equipped to be business professionals. Five students in the School of Business, and Katie Allred, assistant professor of software and development and digital media, went to Silicon Valley May 14-18 to meet Christians who work in some of …

Avery Podcast

Prac-ademics at Work

Michael Dumas Business, Purpose

When Avery Wilhite began his University of Mobile experience, his career aspirations were vague. The freshman knew he wanted to work somewhere in the communications field, with a lofty dream of eventually producing for tech giant Apple.  In less than a year, Wilhite has flourished in the School of Business in pursuit of his degree in digital media and advertising, …

Sina Marchione — Class of 2019

Amber Kelley Alumni, Business, Sciences, UM Grad Success

When I got to University of Mobile, I found it very difficult to decide on a major, as I was inspired by both business and psychology. UM has given me the opportunity to combine both – I graduate in the Class of 2019 with a major in Psychology and minor in general Business. I have always had a strong interest and desire to learn more about the human mind and behavior. Based on the business classes that I took, I realized …