Why UM’s Dorms are #1 in Alabama

Lydia Walker Experience

Once again, Niche.com has named the University of Mobile #1 Best College Dorms in the state of Alabama, and it is no surprise to see why. The university appeals to residents wanting a home where they can best meet their needs while obtaining their degree. The campus life helps prepare students to step into adulthood within the comfort of an …

Advice for Christians on Choosing a College

Kathy Dean Experience, Learning

The decision on which college to attend is important, and the first step that Christian students and parents should take is the most important. “As a Christian, the decision on colleges should be like any other big life choice we make, namely that we pray for guidance throughout the process,” said Faith Baker. It’s what she did before choosing to …

Safe at My College Home

Ashlyn Nichols Experience, Student Life

There is no better feeling than driving onto the University of Mobile campus at the end of a long day, where I am greeted by the smile of a security guard as I turn in at the gated entrance onto Pollock-Altmayer Drive. Niche has ranked UM as the #1 or #2 safest campus in Alabama over the past few years, …

Meet Your Admissions Counselor – Nick Hampton

Zac Douglas Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Health, Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life, Transfer

“My time as a student was impacted most by the people at the University of Mobile. I know that’s what made my experience worth it, and I want to be a part of making that experience possible for future students,” says Nick Hampton, an admissions counselor at the University of Mobile. Nick graduated from UM in 2015 with a Bachelor …

Clique-ing in College

Lydia Walker Experience, Learning, Student Life

Typically, the term “clique” has a negative connotation with it. Maybe you think of that group in high school who talked behind your back, or some students that made you feel “not cool enough” to identify with them. This is accurate but, fortunately, in college there are elements of high school to leave behind. Finding your specific niche of friends …

For the College Night Owl

Lydia Walker Experience, Health, Student Life

Have you pulled 2, 3 or 12 all-nighters during exam season? Studying as a junior at the University of Mobile, it is easy to justify the thought process of staying awake. In addition, it’s almost certain that being stuck in the pandemic has interrupted the sleep patterns of most. Some under-sleep; some oversleep. My friends and I have said, “I …

Meet Your Admissions Counselor – Nathan Collier

Zac Douglas Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Health, Learning, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life, Transfer

Admissions counselors at the University of Mobile work with students to make sure they have the college experience they’ve been looking for. Admissions counselors offer private visits, application help, scholarship advice and a friendship that will last. Graduating from UM themselves, admissions counselors bring knowledge and experience to prospective students on how the University of Mobile makes sure that you …

Where will your degree take you? Bella Sanders

Ashlyn Nichols Christian Studies, Experience, Learning, Purpose, Student Life

The University of Mobile equips students with the skills necessary to pursue their careers locally, nationally and even globally. Bella Sanders is one of those students who has the opportunity to do just that. Bella graduated from UM with her Bachelor of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies and is now pursuing her Master of Arts in Biblical & Theological …

Community is Key to Best Small College in Alabama

Lydia Walker Experience, Learning

It’s clear to see why the University of Mobile has reached the status of “Best Small College in Alabama” as named by Niche.com. How does this small college continue to make such a significant impact? The one-on-one interactions seems to be the key to UM’s success. I asked a variety of students on campus one question: Ultimately what is one …