‘Alabama’s Historian’ Wayne Flynt to Speak at University of Mobile for Alabama’s Bicentennial

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. –The University of Mobile College of Arts & Sciences puts the spotlight on Alabama’s bicentennial with a free lecture by “Alabama’s Historian” Dr. Wayne Flynt. Flynt, professor emeritus of history at Auburn University, will deliver a lecture entitled “Pulitzers and Politics: The Best and Worst of Alabama on Our 200th Birthday.” The event will take place on Wednesday, Jan. …

University of Mobile Hosts Sci-Fi Jumbo Exhibit by California Artist Tom Lundquist

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – “Science fiction can be a great source of fun for people who make pictures,” said California artist Tom Lundquist. That spirit of adventure is on display through February in the Sci-Fi Jumbo Exhibit that opens Jan. 15 in the Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile.  Admission is free. The Sci-Fi Jumbo Exhibit will be on …

Miss University of Mobile 2019 to be Crowned Saturday, Jan. 19

Amber Kelley News

MOBILE, Ala. – Miss University of Mobile 2019 will be crowned on Saturday, Jan. 19 at Murphy High School’s Lois Jean Delaney auditorium.  Doors will open at 6:30 p.m. and the pageant begins at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door. Current Miss UM, Erica Burleson of Mobile, is a junior majoring in piano performance. Miss UM serves as the …

Gulf Coast Steinway Society Music Competition set for Jan. 19 at University of Mobile

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – Outstanding musicians from middle school through college will compete for top honors at the Gulf Coast Steinway Society’s fourth annual music competition Jan. 19 at University of Mobile. The public is invited to attend the competition, where 55 young pianists and instrumentalists from across the South will have the opportunity to perform and work with master teachers. The …

University of Mobile December Graduates Encouraged to Fulfill God’s Purpose for Their Lives

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile graduates were urged to “tap into the speech that is already written in your own heart” for inspiration in their journey ahead in life, as diplomas were awarded to 101 graduates during commencement held on campus. Baldwin County Presiding District Judge the Honorable Michelle Manley Thomason delivered the fall commencement address Saturday, Dec. 15, at …

Hobby Lobby Founder David Green Featured at University of Mobile Scholarship Banquet in March 2019

Heath Vester News

MOBILE, Ala. – Hobby Lobby founder David Green is the keynote speaker for the 14thannual University of Mobile Scholarship Banquet presented by Seymour on March 21, 2019. The signature event raises scholarship funds for University of Mobile students, so they can be challenged academically and renewed spiritually in a community where they are known.  General admission tickets are $150 and may …

New Online Class Starts in January on Vocal Technique for Musical Theatre and Commercial Music

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile is offering a new online course on vocal technique for musical theatre and commercial music that is open to voice teachers, performers, professional musicians and hobbyists. Musical theatre master teacher Dr. Maryann Kyle said “Pedagogy of Musical Theatre and Commercial Music”will offer valuable information in musical theatre …

The Honorable Michelle Thomason to Deliver Commencement Address Dec. 15 at University of Mobile

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – Baldwin County Presiding District Judge the Honorable Michelle Manley Thomason will deliver the fall commencement address at University of Mobile on Saturday, Dec. 15, as approximately 100 graduates receive diplomas. Thomason is a UM alumna and serves on the University of Mobile Foundation Board of Directors. The outdoor ceremony will begin at noon in front of Weaver …

Alabama School of the Arts to Present ‘Songs for a New World’ on Dec. 7

Rivers Brunson News

MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at University of Mobile will present an intriguing theatrical concert, “Songs for a New World,” on Dec. 7. The performance will take place at University of Mobile in Ram Hall beginning at 7 p.m. Dr. Bruce Earnest, assistant vice president of academic affairs and director of musical theatre, will direct the …

Shane & Shane to Perform at Free ‘Christmas Under the Oaks’ Concert at University of Mobile

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – Shane & Shane, a contemporary praise and worship duo known for exceptional guitar work and harmonies, will headline “Christmas Under the Oaks,” a free outdoor concert that is University of Mobile’s Christmas present to the community. The outdoor concert is set for Dec. 13 and is presented by 19/19 Investment Counsel. The evening begins at 6 p.m. …