Tips for Academic Success

Amber Kelley Alumni, Experience, Learning

College is one of the best times of your life. You learn more about yourself, the world around you, and others. It is a time of discovery all around. But you cannot learn without studying. There are many strategies related to studying, and University of Mobile students can learn about them in Freshman Seminar classes and through the Student Success …

Why I Chose to Major in Kinesiology

Baylee Gaughf Learning, Sciences

As kids we get asked, “what do you want to be when you get older?” We never really actually know what to say, except to be some crazy superhero we see on television or that we want to be like our moms and dads. When we grow up, we see that college or universities have many different routes of career …

What College Transfer Students Need to Know

Nathan Collier Experience, Learning, Transfer

Let’s face it – the world of transferring to another college can be a bit of a whirlwind. In one hand, you are balancing the final processes from your most recent academic institution. In a second hand, you are balancing next step conversations with a future academic institution. While in another hand, you are balancing your everyday responsibilities – social life, …

What Student Teaching Taught Me

Anna Newman Education, 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 …

Learning to Become a Nurse

Anna Newman Learning, Sciences, Transfer

Casey Lunceford is a junior majoring in nursing at University of Mobile’s College of Health Professions. In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies, baking, and getting coffee with friends. Enjoy this interview where I asked Casey how her experiences and opportunities provided by UM are already preparing her for her future. To begin with, why do you want to …

Prac-ademics Spotlight: Alabama School of the Arts

Kathy Dean Learning

What is Prac-ademics™? It’s a way of learning that is unique to University of Mobile, where “living laboratories” turn head knowledge into heart knowledge. Today we talk with Dr. Al Miller, dean of the Alabama School of the Arts, to find out what Prac-ademics looks like for music and art students at the Christian university in Alabama. Q: How did …

University of Mobile is Like an Iceberg

Jonathan Harding Learning

Most brothers might want to have some space away from each other once they move into college. That isn’t the case for twin brothers Grant and Brooks Bias at University of Mobile. Grant, a freshman majoring in worship leadership (pictured in jacket), and Brooks, a freshman majoring in theology with a music minor (button-down shirt), say it is a perk …

How My College Prepared Me

Amber Kelley Learning

Andrew Mullins graduated from University of Mobile in 2016 with a Bachelor of Science in theology and a minor in communication. He graduated with a Master of Arts in discipleship and family ministry from Southern Seminary in Louisville, Kentucky, in 2018. Mullins now lives in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, and serves at Northside Baptist Church with his wife, Lauren, who he met …

Faculty Mentors Make a Difference

Kathy Dean Alumni, Learning

Morgan Copes believes in following your passion – and in seeking advice along the way. That’s especially true if the advice comes from your former professors in the University of Mobile School of Business. Morgan’s passion is soccer, and he loved playing forward from 2005 to 2010 for the University of Mobile Rams. He graduated in 2009 with a Bachelor …