What Student Teaching Taught Me

Anna Newman 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

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 …

Student-Devoted: What Sets Us Apart

Heath Vester Learning

Most universities say they care about students, but from my own experience at University of Mobile, I know there is something that sets UM apart from the rest. At University of Mobile, it’s more than just a slogan; it’s a way of life embodied by each faculty and staff member. The idea that a student can truly be known by …

A New Year’s Resolution for Political Harmony

Julie Biskner, PhD Experience, Learning

We used to get along just fine, Democrats and Republicans, conservatives and progressives. For most of the 20th century, the two sides generally spoke of each other respectfully. By contrast, our current political climate is often described as “toxic.” I believe we can do better. As a professor of government and law at University of Mobile, I have the privilege …

The Most Important “Why” in Choosing a College

Luke Criss Experience, Learning, Purpose

There are a lot of things to consider when choosing a college, and one of the most important is something you may not know to look for. It’s why I chose University of Mobile. University of Mobile is not your typical college. UM has deep convictions and a strong foundation that set it apart. As a high school student considering …