UM Project Serve 2021 Serves the Community

Kathy Dean Experience, Faith, Giving, Learning, News, Purpose

University of Mobile students, faculty and staff joined together on Oct. 22 for Project Serve 2021, the 10th annual university-wide day of service. The event gives the university family an opportunity to become the hands and feet of Jesus for their neighbors. Teams volunteered at over 30 locations throughout the Mobile area. Projects ranged from cleaning tents for the City …

Good Work Agency Provides High-Quality, Low-Cost Marketing Solutions for Churches

Avery Wilhite Business, Experience, Faith, Learning, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The Good Work Agency is a student-run marketing agency at the University of Mobile that provides high-quality, low-cost marketing solutions for churches and non-profits. The full-service marketing agency based out of the University of Mobile School of Business provides services including website development and design, branding and logo design, stationery design, graphic design, photography and videography, email …

19th Century Torah Scroll Donated to UM Center for Christian Calling

Kathy Dean Christian Studies, Experience, Faith, Giving, Learning, News

MOBILE, Ala. – A 19th century Hebrew Torah scroll that survived the Holocaust has been donated to the University of Mobile Center for Christian Calling. The scroll is one of four donated to Christian institutions in 2021 by Ken and Barbara Larson, founders of the nonprofit God’s Ancient Library. The couple has donated 94 scrolls in the last eight years …

Q&A with UM Intercultural Studies Director Bob Olsen

Kathy Dean Christian Studies, Experience, Faith, Learning, News

“At the University of Mobile, we believe that every job is a calling from God and needs to be utilized to bring Him glory,” says Dr. Robert Olsen, associate professor of historical theology in the new Center for Christian Calling at the University of Mobile. The Center for Christian Calling has four departments: Theology, Intercultural Studies, Christian Ministry and Graduate …

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Couple Uses ‘God’s Money’ to Spread Gospel Through University of Mobile Students

Kathy Dean Faith, Giving, News

MOBILE, Ala. – Butch and Sharon Emmons love the theatre. When they attended their first theatre production at the University of Mobile nearly 20 years ago, they expected to see a good show. They saw something even better – a way to spread the gospel of Jesus Christ through students at the Baptist-affiliated university.  “We saw what these kids were …

University of Mobile Renovates Missionary House to Serve Foreign Missionaries

Zac Douglas Experience, Faith, Giving, News

MOBILE, Ala. – In 1977, the University of Mobile established “The Missionary House” a block from campus to provide a temporary home for Southern Baptist missionaries on furlough. To celebrate the university’s 60th Diamond Anniversary in 2021, the university took on a major renovation project to transform the home. Now, the 1,754-square-foot three-bedroom home is a beautiful and peaceful place …

How to Thrive as a College Commuter

Sydney Snow Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Faith, Graduate Programs, Health, Learning, News, Nursing, Sciences, Student Life, Transfer

I spent my freshman year living on-campus at the University of Mobile. In that year, I made friends that supported me no matter where I lived. When I moved back home in my sophomore year, I struggled with the thought of being unable to attend activities hosted by the university due to distance and a part-time job. However, I discovered …

University of Mobile Releases ‘Be Known’ 60-Day Inspirational Devotional Book

Zac Douglas Alumni, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Faith, Giving, Graduate Programs, Health, Learning, News, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, UM Grad Success

MOBILE, Ala. – The Christ-centered University of Mobile released a new devotional book, “Be Known: Live Out Your Calling,” which includes 60 devotions for 60 days. “Be Known: Live Out Your Calling” takes readers on a journey to explore ideas of purpose and calling to find encouragement as they pursue the calling God has for their lives. The daily devotions …

Q&A with UM Theology Professor Jay Robertson

Kathy Dean Christian Studies, Experience, Faith, Learning, News

Theology matters, says Dr. Jay Robertson. The University of Mobile associate professor of systematic theology is director of the theology program in the university’s new Center for Christian Calling. The Bachelor of Arts in Theological Studies provides a rigorous academic program based on a bold commitment to the trustworthiness of the Bible that aims to produce first-rate scholars. This program …

University of Mobile Announces Inductees to Prestigious Theta Alpha Kappa Honor Society

Zac Douglas Christian Studies, Experience, Faith, Learning, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile inducted students to the theological honor society, Theta Alpha Kappa, on April 29. Chapter members have opportunities to earn scholarships and fellowships toward graduate programs in religious studies or theology. Theta Alpha Kappa also offers annual prizes and publication of outstanding student papers. Theta Alpha Kappa is a national honor society for students …