Class of 2021 Celebrates Graduation at the University of Mobile

Zac Douglas Adult, Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Graduate Programs, Health, Learning, News, Nursing, Sciences, Transfer, UM Grad Success

MOBILE, Ala. – On May 8, 2021, the University of Mobile graduated its first doctoral students in Doctor of Nursing Practice and Doctor of Musical Arts in vocal performance. A total of 265 graduates were honored at the ceremony held in front of Weaver Hall on the Dr. Fred and Sue Lackey Great Commission Lawn. After receiving diplomas, new graduates participated …

University of Mobile Presents Academic Achievement Awards, President’s Scholastic Awards to Class of 2021

Zac Douglas Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Graduate Programs, Health, News, Nursing, Sciences

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile presented academic awards to outstanding graduating seniors of the class of 2021 during an awards convocation on April 28. Among the awards given were academic achievement awards for the outstanding graduate in each college and school who were recognized for academic accomplishment, service, scholarship and Christian character. The Present’s Scholastic Award was presented …

New Pandemic Heroes: Instructional Designers

Todd Greer Education, Graduate Programs, Learning

The world will never be the same. The impact of this pandemic is felt everywhere. Everything from churches and schools to retail and real estate have had to adapt the way they engage their mission and support their operation. No type of organization has been free from change. In this adaptation, we have watched heroes rise to the surface. We often …

10 Tips to Make Online Learning Work for You

Kathy Dean Education, Experience, Graduate Programs, Student Life

If there’s one thing we’ve all learned during the COVID-19 pandemic, it is the importance of connections – from dependable internet service to a dependable support group. That’s particularly true for college students, according to the University of Mobile Student Success Center. Whether you’ve chosen to take an online course for the entire semester, or are going online temporarily while …

Why I Chose the Master of Music in Piano Performance Degree

Rebekah Lipscombe Arts, Graduate Programs, Learning

Ten years ago, I was asked that dreaded question constantly: “So, where are you going to college? Are you going to study music?” I would shrug my shoulders. “No, I’m not really interested in going to college…maybe one day, though.” Friends were surprised but nonetheless supportive; I had decided I would start teaching piano lessons to young children that fall …

My MBA Added Value to Career and Life

Chuck Dean Business, Graduate Programs, Learning

Earning my MBA at the University of Mobile as an adult student while working full-time definitely was worth the time and effort. I saw this as an investment in my future, and it is one that has really paid off. I use the skills and knowledge I learned in the classroom every day in my job. After working in information …

5 Keys to Surviving and Thriving in Graduate School

Brian Boyle Graduate Programs, Learning

At a recent university commencement ceremony, a graduate student was overheard telling his family that his diploma should be printed in blood, sweat, tears and coffee. While I’m certain that is true to a large extent, I would be willing to bet that this recent University of Mobile master’s degree recipient would admit that some constructive habits were also a …