Known for Purpose: Breighanna

Breighanna Vigor Learning, Sciences

My name is Breighanna Vigor and I am a Criminology major here at the University of Mobile. I grew up in the small town of Semmes, Alabama, my whole life, and I live about 30 minutes away from the university. I graduated from Mary G. Montgomery High School in June of this year. Even though graduation looked a little differently …

Tips to Succeed While in Quarantine

Hailey Morgan Learning

With stay-at-home orders in most states across the nation due to COVID-19, college students are adjusting to classes delivered online, instead of face-to-face. With this new format of online learning comes a new daily routine, one that most traditional homeschoolers know quite well! Since I was once one of those homeschoolers before I enrolled at the University of Mobile, I …

UM Art Program Helps Award-Winning Student Succeed

Amber Kelley Arts, Experience, Learning

From in-class assignments, to working an internship on campus, then another off campus, Savannah Bohlen was prepared to succeed every step of the way. As a senior graphic design major at the University of Mobile, Bohlen says the Visual Arts Department is a close-knit family that is there to support and help students. Megan Cary, associate professor of graphic design, …

Mental Wellness: Thankfulness

Amber Kelley Learning

How can college students be successful in the midst of a world of uncertainty? “Mental Wellness Monday” on the University of Mobile’s Student Success Instagram page can give you some ideas. University of Mobile counselor Mary-Claire Marshall is sharing tips and news you can use each Monday, and we’ll recap her advice here each week. You can find the video …

Mental Wellness: Tips for Processing New Information

Amber Kelley Learning

How can college students be successful in the midst of a world of uncertainty? “Mental Wellness Monday” on the University of Mobile’s Student Success Instagram page can give you some ideas. University of Mobile counselor Mary-Claire Marshall is sharing tips and news you can use each Monday, and we’ll recap her advice here each week. You can find the video …

Mental Wellness: Routine, Recharge, Reach Out

Amber Kelley Learning

How can college students be successful in the midst of a world of uncertainty? “Mental Wellness Monday” on the University of Mobile’s Student Success Instagram page can give you some ideas. University of Mobile counselor Mary-Claire Marshall is sharing tips and news you can use each Monday, and we’ll recap her advice here each week. You can find the video …

College Students Need Structure Now

Amber Kelley Learning

With on-campus classes going online for 2 weeks at the University of Mobile and many other colleges around the nation, I decided to ask UM’s academic counselor, Anna Meherg, for a couple of tips as students move to schooling online for several weeks. Anna offers practical advice for students across the nation. What do you suggest academically for students while …

Best Study Spots on Campus

Noah Walters Experience, Learning

The University of Mobile has a beautiful campus, and UM students should be sure to make the most of it! With over 880 acres to choose from, it’s easy to find your favorite study spots. Here are a few of mine: Bedsole Commons  |  Bedsole Commons is one of the most popular places to study on campus. Within Bedsole Commons, …

Why College is for Introverts

Spencer Kahalley Experience, Learning

Starting college, I had no idea what to expect. All I knew is that I was terrified and intimidated. School had never really been my thing. I was coming to college with no friends or mentors to help me. But, once I got to the University of Mobile, everything changed. Some amazing professors went above and beyond their job as …