Q&A with UM Health and Sports Science Dean Lori DeLong

Kathy Dean Experience, Health, My Why, Purpose

Dr. Lori DeLong loves athletics – the associate professor of kinesiology at the University of Mobile is a certified athletic trainer and has been a collegiate cross-country coach and assistant women’s basketball coach. She’s even served as an athletic trainer in the 2004 Olympics! Now, as dean of the School of Health and Sports Science in the College of Health …

Q&A with UM Graphic Arts Professor Megan Cary

Kathy Dean Arts, Learning, My Why

Megan Cary believes in the power of art and design. The associate professor of graphic arts empowers University of Mobile students to use their God-given talents to visually influence our culture through art and design. She’s also interested in science fiction – you might get bonus points for answering a Star Trek-related question on a quiz. We asked Cary to …

Meet Your Admissions Counselor – Nick Hampton

Zac Douglas Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Health, Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life, Transfer

“My time as a student was impacted most by the people at the University of Mobile. I know that’s what made my experience worth it, and I want to be a part of making that experience possible for future students,” says Nick Hampton, an admissions counselor at the University of Mobile. Nick graduated from UM in 2015 with a Bachelor …

My 1,000-Mile Journey to Nursing School

Kayla Chunn Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences

I chose to attend the University of Mobile’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program, not because the application process was incredibly fast and easy to complete online, or because the university is private with smaller, more intimate instructor-to-student ratios and more time for clinical skills, or because the program’s cost was slightly less than half what I was …

An Ambassador for Christ

Ashlyn Nichols Experience, My Why, Purpose, Student Life

Whenever the spring semester arrives at the University of Mobile, flowers bloom near the sidewalks. The sun beams upon the campus, and the oak trees wave as they welcome students back to school. Friends reunite and anticipation is in the air. With the new semester comes athletic events, concerts, and one of the most highly-anticipated events… the selection of the …

Meet your admissions counselor – Victoria Carroll

Zac Douglas Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Faith, Health, Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life

“I want students to know that they can come to me with anything. I want them to have the same experience I had. I want them to leave feeling like they received a great education and have become closer in their relationship with Christ,” said Victoria Carroll, an admissions counselor at the University of Mobile. Victoria graduated from UM in …

Meet Your UM Admissions Counselor – Breanna Steiner

Zac Douglas Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Faith, Health, Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life

Breanna Steiner’s favorite part of her job is helping parents and students find a way to see the warmth and peace she experienced as a University of Mobile student. As an admissions counselor, Breanna aids students and parents in navigating the college admission process. “I once had a conversation with a mother about her son who was interested in UM. …

#MyWhy — Bauyrzhan

Noah Walters My Why

My wife and two sons came with me to the University of Mobile from Kazakhstan, so I could pursue a college education. I plan to get a Master of Business Administration, along with a bachelor’s degree in international relations and management. Coming to the U.S. has already made a huge impact on my life, as I have an opportunity to …