#MyWhy — Grace

Jonathan Harding My Why

Sociology My parents went to University of Mobile and my brother is here now. I have known about this school my whole life, but what got me more involved was being in Honor Band before I started here. I was able to make connections with new people starting school at the same time as me, and God showed me this …

#MyWhy — Braxton

Jonathan Harding My Why

Biblical and Theological Studies Coming to University of Mobile was definitely a God thing. Through a series of doors He shut and opened, I was able to come here. When I started here, I was a worship leadership major because that was what I did for my home church. During that time, I realized I was not doing what God …

#MyWhy — Avery

Jonathan Harding My Why

Digital Media and Advertising University of Mobile stuck out to me because of the overwhelming number of opportunities it offered me. Katie Allred, a business professor here at UM, talked with me about starting a student-run marketing agency called The Good Work Agency, and that is something that really interested me. I am in UM’s new Digital Media and Advertising …

#MyWhy – Aneya

Amber Kelley My Why

Graphic Design My full name means “I am the light of God.” Growing up, my parents raised me to be the best I can be and strive for excellence in everything I do. Keeping this in mind, I try to do everything in the light of God. These things combined are what drive me to be the best I can …

#MyWhy – Emily

Jonathan Harding My Why

Master of Education, Higher Education Leadership & Policy When I finished my bachelor’s, I wasn’t sure that what I studied was actually what I wanted to do. After looking around, I found out about a graduate assistant position and the master’s program that I am currently in, Master of Education in higher education leadership and policy. I am very passionate …

#MyWhy – Conner

Jonathan Harding My Why

Theology The one major I was trying to avoid was theology. My dad is a pastor and now so is my brother. Then in my senior year of high school, I felt God calling me to it at a summer camp. A lot of what I study at University of Mobile is teaching me the ins and outs of the …

#MyWhy – Breylen

Jonathan Harding My Why

Finance We live in a fast-moving world where job security is always questionable, so I wanted to do a major that I know I can use. Finance is a huge part of everyday life, from family-owned business to huge corporations; it is vital. University of Mobile has guided me every step of the way. We have professors who don’t just …

#MyWhy – Alicia

Amber Kelley My Why

Nursing I have always been interested in the medical field. I want to work in an environment that doesn’t just consist of sitting at a desk. Nursing is different every day. I love the challenge, plus I will get to meet new people, which is something I love. With University of Mobile’s new health and science labs, we get the …

#MyWhy – Hope

Amber Kelley My Why

Biology Pre-Med Growing up, I was always taught to follow peace wherever I was going. I didn’t have a set explanation on why I came to University of Mobile except for that it is where my peace was, and where I needed to be. Some things have changed since coming to UM; new softball coach, new classroom facilities and new …

#MyWhy- Avery

Baylee Gaughf My Why

Psychology & Sociology Choosing a home for my education and my athletic career was something that I really looked in to. I heard about University of Mobile from my high school coach who actually played here as well. She knew what I wanted as a home for the next four years and told me to take a visit. I’ve traveled …