How to Manage Your Mental Health During a Pandemic

Mary-Claire Marshall Experience

To say 2020 has been difficult for our mental health is the understatement of the year. As a counselor for 10 years, and for five years now at the University of Mobile, this past year has required more flexibility and creativity than any other year in my career so far. With anxiety on the rise (and rightly warranted), decreased face-to-face …

My President’s Commissioning Story at University of Mobile

Jestavia Graham & Isabelle Ferguson Experience

My name is Jestavia Graham. Being a freshman in college is like a brand new start in life. I only went to one UM Day at the University of Mobile, and I knew this was where I needed to be. At the University of Mobile there are so many things you get to learn and experience. They provide opportunities to become …

University of Mobile Grad Releases Song About College Friends

Zac Douglas Experience

“God really blessed us at that small beautiful campus in Mobile with the people He put there, and we shouldn’t take that for granted,” said Seth Brasher, associate worship pastor at Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia. Brasher graduated from the University of Mobile in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in worship leadership and recently released his first single, …

The Importance of University of Mobile Traditions

Zac Douglas Experience

Traditions are a vital part of the University of Mobile. They help students feel connected with the university and give a sense of ownership to alumni. Some traditions have changed throughout the years at the University of Mobile, but one thing will always stay the same: the feeling that we have looking back at these great times. Covers started in …

Why You Should Tour UM

Zac Douglas Experience

The University of Mobile tour experience is unlike any other university. UM goes out of its way to make sure prospective students know what it’s like to come to school here and have all the knowledge they need to make their college decision. (Not to mention you get a $2,000 scholarship just for visiting when you enroll!) Unlike many other …

Known for Passion: A Place My Heart Needed

Blake Walker Experience

I graduated from the University of Mobile in the spring of 2015 with a degree in Worship Leadership with an emphasis in Church Ministries. Since graduating, I have had quite a journey. I moved from Mobile to Houston, Texas, where I served a church for two years. In January of 2018, I moved to our nation’s capital, Washington, D.C., to …

When You’re at College and Missing Home

Zac Douglas Experience

Missing home during college is a very normal thing for students. It can make students feel disconnected and struggle with their college experience. Luckily, the University of Mobile offers multiple ways for students to feel at home while at college. Calling your parents is a great way for you to feel connected when you’re missing home. Sometimes hearing a parent’s …

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Top 5 Time Management Tips For College

Zac Douglas Experience

Managing your time in college can be difficult for some students. They struggle with the freedom they now have, and their grades suffer. Thankfully, the University of Mobile has multiple ways to help students manage their time, such as having Fridays off on Focus Fridays. These five tips will help you manage your time at UM and make time to …

A Move-In Day to Remember

Hailey Morgan Experience

When I was heading back to the University of Mobile, I was unsure of just how different my move-in day experience would be. Due to the global COVID-19 pandemic, I knew that some changes were going to be made in how the faculty and staff controlled the coming crowds. Though I was a bit nervous initially, I quickly realized that …

How to Find a Church in College

Zac Douglas Experience

Going to college is a fun time in each student’s life, but it can be a time when students drift away from the church. Finding a home church in college gives students mentors, community, and a way to grow their faith in a critical point in their life. The University of Mobile has multiple ways for students to find the …