What Student Teaching Taught Me

Anna Newman Faith, Learning

So you want to be a teacher? One of the major steps along the way is student teaching, where college education majors step into a classroom to put their own classroom learning to the test in the real world. We asked Morgan Green, a senior music education major at University of Mobile, to give us an inside look at the …

What are you doing with your life?

Ali Gardner Experience, Faith, Learning

As an incoming freshman at University of Mobile, I got asked this question from time to time by those sweet elderly men and woman who were at my home church. I also got asked the same question quite often by a co-worker of my mom’s that was a close family friend. What are you doing with your life? This question …

Shadowy Singleness

Thomas Smyly Christian Studies, Faith Leave a Comment

A friend approaches, face glowing with happiness, bearing good news about their new relationship. Once again, the contradictory feelings of congratulations and self-pity combat within me. The former bears outward expression; the latter, inward concealment. Sure, the Christian thing to do is console myself by rehersing the line, “You just need to wait for the ‘right one.’” But, what do …

Voices of Mobile Goes Viral

Trey Taulbee Faith Leave a Comment

Voices of Mobile recently performed this Kirk Franklin song at Abilene Baptist Church – Augusta, GA – and the video has gained over 5.5 million views on Facebook! Watch and share!  

University of Mobile Unites to “Give Back” During Project Serve

Rivers Brunson Experience, Faith, Features, News Leave a Comment

MOBILE, Ala. – It is a Christ-centered devotion to students that gives purpose to University of Mobile’s annual Project Serve, an organized university-wide day of service in Mobile and Baldwin counties, now in its seventh year. On Oct. 20, more than 1,300 red shirts featuring “#UMSERVES” flooded Mobile and Baldwin counties’ elementary schools, nursing homes, community centers, parks, and churches. …

6 Ways to Cultivate Faith in College

Chase Alford Faith Leave a Comment

College can either be a time of great spiritual growth, or great spiritual decay. It all depends on the choices you make and habits you form. Here are a few tips to help you cultivate your faith while in college. 1. Be present. Unpack your bags and don’t wish that you were somewhere else. Acts 17:26 teaches that you’re not …

Seeing God’s Hand at Work

Kathy Dean Faith Leave a Comment

  As a member and past chairman of the University of Mobile Board of Trustees, Fred Wilson has had an insider’s view of the university’s challenges and successes for the past 11 years. What he has seen brings tears to his eyes. “For a Christian, your fundamental desire is to see God. We may not see Him physically as a …

The Great Commission (and a New Tradition)

Trey Taulbee Faith Leave a Comment

University of Mobile’s commitment to being a Christ-centered institution focused on rigorous academics within the context of a Biblical worldview will be symbolically represented with a new campus centerpiece currently under construction – the Great Commission Globe. The Great Commission Globe is a granite sphere engraved with a map of the world. Water emerging from the top will cascade over …

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Project Serve 2016

Trey Taulbee Faith Leave a Comment

On September 23, 2016, more than 1300 students, faculty, & staff served at over 80 locations in Mobile and Baldwin counties for our largest Project Serve to date!