Advice for a Rainy Day at College

Noah Walters Experience

If you have ever been to Mobile, Alabama, then you know that it rains here a lot. As a student at the University of Mobile, I can honestly say that if it does not rain every other day, it is an off week. According to WorldAtlas.com, Mobile is the wettest city in the U.S. with 67 inches of rain per …

Best Study Spots on Campus

Noah Walters Experience, Learning

The University of Mobile has a beautiful campus, and UM students should be sure to make the most of it! With over 880 acres to choose from, it’s easy to find your favorite study spots. Here are a few of mine: Bedsole Commons  |  Bedsole Commons is one of the most popular places to study on campus. Within Bedsole Commons, …

Why Studio Art?

Brittany Campbell Arts, Experience

I chose to pursue Studio Art as my major because it’s hands-on and it gives me a chance to expand my creativity. From drawing with charcoal to building objects out of clay, this major is giving me the opportunity to learn and experience different art forms and mediums. Studio art is also teaching me the history and techniques that have …

Why Elementary Education?

Carley Hamric Education, Experience

I have always heard that it takes a special type of person to be a teacher. We all know that being a teacher is a tough gig, yet very rewarding. In pursuing education as my major at the University of Mobile, God has reminded me of why I wanted to be a teacher in the first place. It is through …

How I’ve Grown by Being a UM Ambassador

Maggie Jones Experience

I love representing the University of Mobile at events around the city as an ambassador. Each event I serve at brings new experiences and allows me to connect with people, including prospective students, current students, alumni and the university’s donors. Serving people is what God has called us to do, and being a part of this group has given me …

Balancing Life Outside the College Classroom

Noah Walters Experience

College is a very busy time for students. Sometimes it can be a bit confusing to find the best way to succeed and have fun at the same time. As a University of Mobile student, I can tell you there is no better time than the present to learn how to succeed in classes, make friends and memories that last …

Why College is for Introverts

Spencer Kahalley Experience, Learning

Starting college, I had no idea what to expect. All I knew is that I was terrified and intimidated. School had never really been my thing. I was coming to college with no friends or mentors to help me. But, once I got to the University of Mobile, everything changed. Some amazing professors went above and beyond their job as …

Word of the Year 2020

Amber Kelley Experience, Faith

This is the year to practice a new kind of resolution. A resolution that doesn’t leave you feeling defeated or like a failure. A resolution that highlights any and all amounts of growth. A word of the year resolution is a word that you choose to adopt as yours for the entire year, a word that you want to embody …

College Life: Resolutions for Spring Semester

Hailey Morgan Experience, Faith

My first semester here as a freshman at the University of Mobile has been amazing! I have had the opportunity to both meet and learn from so many incredible people. My Christian faith has grown to become so much stronger than it was prior to being here on this campus and has been further nourished by both our Christ-centered teachings …

Is My Homeschooler Going to Be Okay in College?

Steven Schuler Experience, Learning

As a college professor and a homeschool dad, I hear this question a lot. Let me begin with a simple reassurance: if you are asking the question at all, the answer is almost certainly “yes.” Here are two facts that you should find reassuring:   1. Homeschoolers tend to do as well or better than their peers in college. It’s …