5 Tips to Success in an Online Course

Sydney Snow Education, News

I took my first online class when I was in my sophomore year at the University of Mobile. I was excited to finally say I have taken one, but I was also a little nervous to take a non-traditional course. Through my experience, I have found that UM Online courses are just as effective as in-person classes, and they can …

Alabama School of the Arts presents Music Pedagogy Workshop with Nationally Certified Music Teacher Barbara Laurendine

Sydney Snow Arts, Education, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts Piano Festival V will present a music pedagogy workshop: “Freeing the Sound from the Printed Page” with Barbara Laurendine, a nationally certified teacher of music. The free workshop will be held at 3 p.m. on Sept. 29 at Moorer Auditorium in Thomas T. Martin Hall on the University of Mobile campus. …

University of Mobile Online Programs Accepting Applications for Flexible and Convenient Degrees

Sydney Snow Education, Learning, News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile online programs are accepting applications from students who are interested in earning bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees online. With UM online programs, students get the same higher education for a higher purpose that on-campus students receive. The online courses give students the flexibility of 8-week sessions, with personal attention from faculty at a Christian …

Q&A with UM Art Professor Philip Counselman

Kathy Dean Arts, Education

As a college freshman at the University of Mobile, Philip Counselman knew he wanted to work with his hands. Majoring in art offered him a way to create, to express ideas visually, to impact others. Today, Counselman continues to create, express ideas and impact others – particularly students at the University of Mobile. He teaches art at his alma mater …

The Academy at University of Mobile Offers Private Music Lessons

Sydney Snow Arts, Education, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile announces affordable, private music lessons for all ages available through The Academy in the Alabama School of Arts. The Academy will provide lessons in voice and instrument on the University of Mobile campus. Virtual lessons are available upon request. “The Academy at the University of Mobile has been such a great experience for …

Q&A with UM Music Education Prof Charlotte Hester

Kathy Dean Arts, Education, Learning

Dr. Charlotte Hester never dreamed she would be a classroom teacher as she was going through college and earning her bachelor’s degree in piano performance. However, God had other plans, she said. “When my oldest child started first grade, his school needed a music teacher, and I found that I loved teaching. When my kids went to college, so did …

Q&A with UM Alumna & Instructional Design Teacher Janna Corley

Kathy Dean Education, Learning

University of Mobile graduate Janna Corley says learning inspires and motivates her to continue her education and grow as a learner, as well as to influence others on their path to their career. That’s why she is an adjunct instructor in the School of Education at the University of Mobile, in addition to serving as library media specialist for UMS-Wright …

Q&A with UM School of Education Faculty: Kimberly Williams

Kathy Dean Education, Learning

School has always been one of Kimberly Williams’ favorite places – which is important, since she spent 23 years as a student in a classroom! Those years as a student led her to a career at the front of the classroom, where she has served as a teacher, reading and instructional specialist, and principal. Now, she brings her real-world perspective …

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 Enrolling Now for Alternative Master’s in Education Program

Zac Douglas Education, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile is accepting applications for the Alternative Master of Arts in Education program for college graduates interested in teaching. Registration has already started for students who are interested in enrolling in summer online courses. The program is designed for people who have earned baccalaureate and/or graduate degrees in non-education programs and wish to obtain …