Faculty Journal: Dr. Miguel Echevarria

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Sand Castles I have such fond memories of growing up in Miami, Florida. Many of my memories involve trips to the beach. My parents would pack a cooler with sandwiches (the Cuban kind, of course—bocaditos) and drinks, pack our shovels and buckets and head to the famed (or infamous) South Beach. Vanilla Ice had not yet discovered A1A Beachfront Avenue. …

3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Coming to College

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College comes with lots of excited anticipation! You imagine fun roommates, dorm life, on campus events every week, new classes, and a different city. However, it also comes with many daunting unknowns. You imagine just about every scenario in your head going the worst it possibly could. I’m here to break that nightmare and tip you in on three things …

Faculty Journal: Diann Carithers

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Count Your Blessings It’s not so difficult…It’s time to count our blessings There are certain songs that seem to impact us when we hear them sung. One such song for me is “Count Your Blessings” written by Johnson Oatman and published a very long time ago in 1897. This song frequently comes to mind when I find myself sad, disappointed, …

Faculty Journal: Dr. Matthew Downs

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On War and Remembrance This semester, I’m teaching a class that is perhaps the most popular course I offer at the University of Mobile, “World War II.”  I’d like to say that students are drawn to my riveting lectures, my curated film and audio clips, or our engaging discussions of documents and texts concerning the conflict. But I have a …

My #projectserve Story: Steven D. Carey

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My project for the University of Mobile 2015 Project Serve involved the Mitchell Cancer Institute where my wife, Lyn, was treated with so much professional care and kindness during her battle with cancer. For the past two years, I’ve tried to give something back during Project Serve.  This year was especially meaningful for me.  One of the chemotherapy patients, Mike Kingsmore, was headmaster of the Marietta Johnson …

My #projectserve Story: Caitlyn Boley

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Over a thousand students all gathered together for one day, to spread throughout the community for one purpose. That purpose was to serve and lift high the name of the one true God. The University of Mobile cancels all classes for one day so that all students and staff may participate in a life-changing experience – Project Serve. Over 60 …

6 Must Do’s In Mobile For The Holidays

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The holidays are approaching! And what better way to celebrate the festive seasons than by checking out all the ways Mobile is marking this holiday season great.   1. Christmas Spectacular Christmas Spectacular is back for its 13th season, and tickets are on sale now for the largest family-friendly Christmas concert along the Gulf Coast! November 19, 20 and 21 …

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6 Reasons to Attend UMobile Visit Day

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You meet our professors – YOUR future mentors Our professors will strike up a conversation with you about your interests, goals, and dreams – and guide you along your journey as you pursue your calling. They are not only experts in their field ­– they are pros at helping you succeed!     You meet our students – YOUR future …