University of Mobile Business Office Collects Toys for the Magical Christmas Toy Drive

Avery Wilhite Faith, Giving, News, Purpose

MOBILE, Ala. – The Business Office at the University of Mobile collected and delivered new, unwrapped toys in partnership with the 2021 WKRG News 5 Magical Christmas Toy Drive. The toy drive’s emphasis is to ensure every Gulf Coast child has a present under the tree. UM’s business office spearheaded the campus-wide emphasis to collect toys. Kim Setser, Accountant for …

University of Mobile Announces the Grace Pilot School of Business

Kathy Dean Alumni, Business, Giving, Graduate Programs, Learning, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile announces the naming of the Grace Pilot School of Business in recognition of the tremendous business success story of Pilot Catastrophe Services Inc. and the Pilot family’s long-time support of the Christ-centered mission of the University of Mobile. The Grace Pilot School of Business honors Alabama Business Hall of Fame member Dr. E. …

5 Things to Know About UM’s Fountain

Sydney Snow Experience, Giving, News, Student Life

How many times have you walked by the iconic fountain between William K. Weaver Hall and Thomas T. Martin Hall at the University of Mobile and wondered what it is? Or you may have wondered what it represents. I have heard the sculpture referred to as “the clothespin” or “the fountain.” However, there is more than what meets the eye …

Football Legend Archie Manning Speaks at University of Mobile Scholarship Banquet

Kathy Dean Banquet, Experience, Giving, Learning, News

MOBILE, Ala. – Football legend Archie Manning spoke on the importance of faith and character in facing life’s adversities during the 15th annual University of Mobile Scholarship Banquet. “Faith should be the most important thing in your life, and line up your priorities after that,” Manning told nearly 700 UM supporters gathered at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center in …

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 …

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 …

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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 …

University of Mobile Celebrates 60 Years with Diamond Anniversary Events

Zac Douglas Alumni, Experience, Giving, News

MOBILE, Ala. – For 60 years, the University of Mobile has been sending graduates out to change the world. More than 14,000 alumni have walked the halls of the Christian university since it was chartered in 1961 as Mobile College. The University of Mobile is celebrating its Diamond Anniversary during Fall Semester 2021 with events, exhibits and more. Details are …

J.L. Bedsole Sports Performance Center Opens at University of Mobile

Kathy Dean Giving, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The new J.L. Bedsole Sports Performance Center on the University of Mobile campus is more than a state-of-the-art strength and conditioning facility for student athletes. It is a testament to the faithfulness of the Lord and the generosity of the Christian university’s first Board of Trustees Chairman, J.L. Bedsole, said UM’s current Board of Trustees Chairman Fred …