University of Mobile Online Programs Accepting Applications for Flexible and Convenient Degrees

Sydney Snow Education, Learning, News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile online programs are accepting applications from students who are interested in earning bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees online. With UM online programs, students get the same higher education for a higher purpose that on-campus students receive. The online courses give students the flexibility of 8-week sessions, with personal attention from faculty at a Christian …

Q&A with UM Music Education Prof Charlotte Hester

Kathy Dean Arts, Education, Learning

Dr. Charlotte Hester never dreamed she would be a classroom teacher as she was going through college and earning her bachelor’s degree in piano performance. However, God had other plans, she said. “When my oldest child started first grade, his school needed a music teacher, and I found that I loved teaching. When my kids went to college, so did …

Alabama School of the Arts Announces 2021-2022 Piano Festival Concerts

Zac Douglas Arts, Learning, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile announces the fifth annual Alabama School of the Arts Piano Festival, a yearlong series of special events spotlighting ASOTA’s undergraduate and graduate programs in piano performance. The series includes master classes and workshops, student and faculty recitals, guest artist recitals and special performances by Elite 88, UM’s piano ensemble. All Piano Festival events …

Q&A with UM Master in Athletic Training Prof Megan Harper

Kathy Dean Health, Learning

Experience is a great teacher, and that’s certainly true for college students preparing for a career in athletic training. As coordinator of clinical education for the Master of Athletic Training Program at the University of Mobile, Megan Harper said providing students with a variety of experiences not only benefits the student – it also benefits the community. “The exercise science …

Q&A with UM History Professor Michael Robinson

Kathy Dean Experience, Learning

Dr. Michael Robinson knows what it’s like to step into a job right out of college and realize, from the very first day, that it’s not your calling. He also knows what it’s like to take a step back, regroup, and pursue a different career path that you truly love. Now, as associate professor of history in the College of …

University of Mobile Starts New Semester with New Faculty and Staff

Zac Douglas Learning, News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile welcomes students back for fall semester 2021 with new faculty and staff hires. The new employees were announced at the university’s annual Ignite Conference for faculty and staff to kick off the new semester.  They are: Dr. Todd Hicks, Professor of Nurse Anesthesiology and Director of the School of Nurse Anesthesia. Dr. Hicks …

Q&A with UM School of Business Dean Kathy Dunning

Kathy Dean Business, Learning

It’s not enough to be a good person in the world of business – God calls you to be more, says Dr. Kathy Dunning, dean of the School of Business at the University of Mobile. “That is why our students and faculty use their business skills to help low-income citizens prepare tax returns, organize a community clothes closet, and help …

Q&A with UM School of Nursing Professor Dr. Curtis Mathis

Zac Douglas Learning

Curtis Mathis has always had a passion for medicine and caring for people. He started his career as a paramedic and worked in that capacity for 15 years. But it was a devastating personal loss that started his journey on a different path. “When my twin sons were born premature, I spent many hours and weeks in the NICU. I …

Q&A with UM Alumna & Instructional Design Teacher Janna Corley

Kathy Dean Education, Learning

University of Mobile graduate Janna Corley says learning inspires and motivates her to continue her education and grow as a learner, as well as to influence others on their path to their career. That’s why she is an adjunct instructor in the School of Education at the University of Mobile, in addition to serving as library media specialist for UMS-Wright …

Q&A with UM Theology Professor Jay Robertson

Kathy Dean Christian Studies, Learning

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 …