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 …

University of Mobile Students Place 1st and 2nd at Startup Weekend Entrepreneurial Competition

Amber Kelley Arts, Business, News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile students are setting the pace for local entrepreneurs as they placed in the top two teams of Startup Weekend, an entrepreneurial competition developed by Google. The weekend event was held in Mobile on March 29-31 and drew participants from as far away as Birmingham and Pensacola. Startup Weekend is a global event in which …

University of Mobile Graduate Encourages Current Students

Amber Kelley Business, News

MOBILE, Ala. – Matthew Smith-Cook did not let his 2015 graduation end his time at University of Mobile. Instead, it was the start of a lifetime of involvement as an alumnus. He still makes it to home basketball games, is a part of the Alumni Association Board of Directors, helps mentor current students and comes back to campus to speak …

Why Internships Are Important to Your Future

Allison Gray Business, Experience

An internship is about taking what you learned in the classroom and applying it. Internships help you grow in the field you love. They also help you picture what you can see yourself doing in the future, and what you may want to stay away from. University of Mobile provides many internship opportunities, by posting opportunities on the job board …