University of Mobile Students Backpacking in Europe, UK and Ireland for Youth Hostel Mission Trip

Amber Kelley News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile has sent 12 students and three staff on Youth Hostel Mission trips to travel in Europe, the United Kingdom and Ireland for three weeks. Youth Hostel Missions is a UM annual mission trip designed to give students opportunities to share the Gospel with other travelers while experiencing Christian community and intense discipleship. Students stay …

University of Mobile Summer Music Camp for Grades 3-8 Accepting Applications

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile Summer Music Camp will be held July 15-19 for rising third through eighth grade students. The camp is open to any child interested in learning and growing in music, singing, playing an instrument, and acting. The music day camp will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. noon Monday through Thursday. Friday …

University of Mobile Sent 28 Nurses of 2019 Graduating Class into Workforce

Amber Kelley News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile Class of 2019 sent 28 new nurses out into the workforce at their pinning ceremony on May 10 at Redemption Church in Saraland. The University of Mobile School of Nursing Pinning Ceremony is an annual event that honors graduates for their accomplishments, recognizes their families who have supported students during their journey and …

University of Mobile Softball Team Heading to NAIA Softball World Series

Amber Kelley News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile softball team is heading to the NAIA Softball World Series in Springfield, Missouri. On May 15, the Rams defeated Campbellsville University 2-0 at the NAIA Softball Opening Round held in Gulf Shores, Alabama. The game was a defensive battle compared to those that preceded in this bracket. The Rams were able to score 2 …

University of Mobile Education Dean Named to Alabama Teacher Prep Review Team

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile School of Education Dean Carolyn Corliss, EdD, has been appointed to an Alabama State Department of Education committee that reviews teaching programs. Corliss will serve on the Continuous Improvement in Educator Preparation (CIEP) Team to determine whether existing and new programs for teaching fields and areas of instructional support are in compliance with standards …

University of Mobile Graduates Encouraged to be Lifelong Learners as 250 Receive Diplomas

Kathy Dean News, UM Grad Success

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile Class of 2019 received diplomas during commencement on May 11 as commencement speaker Dr. Rick Lance encouraged graduates to pursue a lifetime of learning. “Learning does not end at graduation – it accelerates,” said Lance. The executive director of the Alabama Baptist State Board of Missions and treasurer of the Alabama Baptist Convention …

Board of Trustees Announces Dr. Lonnie Burnett as Interim President of the University of Mobile

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile Board of Trustees has named history professor and executive dean Lonnie Burnett, PhD, as interim president of his alma mater. Board Chairman David Conner made the announcement following a trustee meeting Friday, May 10. He said the board’s search committee worked with consulting firm JobfitMatters to find the best candidate for the Baptist-affiliated …

University of Mobile Announces Promotions, Honors Faculty and Staff at Spring Luncheon

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile’s highest faculty and staff honors, the Megginson Awards, were presented at the annual year-end faculty-staff luncheon May 7 at Ram Hall on campus. The university also announced promotions, service awards and recognitions. The Megginson Awards recognize outstanding contributions to the university in the areas of teaching, research and service. Recipients are chosen by committees …

University of Mobile Professor Kadisha Onalbayeva to Play on Horowitz Piano

Amber Kelley News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile’s director of piano studies and professor of music, Kadisha Onalabayeva, will perform on the Horowitz piano on May 10 at 5 p.m. at Steinway Piano Gallery, 11247 US-31, Spanish Fort, Alabama, 36527. Admission is free. Onalabayeva played on the Horowitz Steinway piano at a concert six years ago at Fairhope First Baptist Church, where …

University of Mobile Presents Academic Achievement Awards, President’s Scholastic Awards to Class of 2019

Amber Kelley News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile presented academic awards to outstanding graduating seniors of the class of 2019 during an awards convocation on April 30. Among the awards given were academic achievement awards for the outstanding graduate in each college and school who were recognized for academic accomplishment, service, scholarship and Christian character. The President’s Scholastic Award was presented to …