The UM Formula Behind the Win

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 Adrenaline is pumping through my veins as I walk into an empty auditorium in the prestigious music building and hand my music to the only person in the room…the judge…who will choose the top collegiate pianist for the state of Alabama out of a field of 22 competitors. I walk up onto the stage alone and sit at the concert …

Out with the Old, In with the New Steinway

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University of Mobile is the 185th “All-Steinway School” in the world, after completing a year-long fundraising campaign to replace an inventory of aging pianos with 24 Steinway pianos. Now, students in the Christian university’s Alabama School of the Arts are practicing and performing on pianos considered by many professional musicians to be the finest instruments in the world. Sally Coveleskie, …

Focus Fridays: A Time to Refresh, Renew, and Reinvigorate

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Students, faculty and staff returned to campus in January with a new academic schedule and an expanded selection of extracurricular opportunities. The university switched to a 4-day academic week and designated Focus Fridays as a time when the university family can join together in learning, service and rest. Why a 4-Day Week? Progressive companies across the United States have implemented …

One College Class Helped Me Find My Calling

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When I was in college, I don’t think I could’ve told you what makes a person a refugee, but now I am part of the management team for a refugee camp in Greece.   I graduated from University of Mobile in 2009, and at that time the refugee crisis wasn’t as large as it is now, nor as much of …

My Internship was a Leap of Faith

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Deciding on a major was difficult, but once I figured that out, deciding what I wanted to do with it became the bigger challenge. Communication is a wonderfully broad major that offers different career paths to choose from, including journalism. What should I choose?   One afternoon, while talking to University of Mobile math professor Dr. Troy Henderson, I noticed …

Intentional Influence

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A few years after Mobile College was established, two dorms were built on campus – one for women, one for men. These provided housing for roughly 100 students, as Mobile College was mainly a commuter campus. The community was tight-knit, even as new living areas were built over the next 25 years. But fast-forward to today and University of Mobile’s …

RamCorps Cruise with Duck Commander

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When the University of Mobile RamCorps embarked on the Duck Commander Cruise last Fall, they expected to be the house band and share the stage with the Robertson Family from the reality TV show “Duck Dynasty.” But nothing prepared the group for the unbelievable experience awaiting them on board: the baptism of dozens of people in the main pool of …