University of Mobile Moves to Remote Learning Ahead of TS Zeta

Andrew Felts News

MOBILE, Ala. — Due to the anticipated weather conditions from Tropical Storm Zeta, all University of Mobile classes beginning at noon Wednesday, October 28 through Thursday, October 29 will move to an online format. All Wednesday evening university activities are canceled. Bedsole Commons and university staff offices will close at 4:30 pm on Wednesday. University dining hall will remain open …

National Worship Event Has UM Connections

Zac Douglas News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile alumna Abbie George Maggio and the director of the university’s 8Eighty Records, Chris Springer, helped lead worship for a national prayer event at the National Mall in Washington, D.C., on Sept. 26. “The Return” was a national call to prayer and repentance started by prominent Christian figures in the United States. The event attracted …

Alabama School of the Arts Announces 2020-2021 Piano Festival Concerts

Andrew Felts News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile announces the fourth annual Alabama School of the Arts Piano Festival, a yearlong series of special events spotlighting ASOTA’s undergraduate and graduate programs in piano performance. The series includes master classes and seminars, student and faculty recitals, and special performances by Elite 88, UM’s piano ensemble. All events are free and open to …

University of Mobile Announces New Spring Semester 2021 Dates

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile announces new dates for Spring Semester 2021 that extend the holiday break between semesters. Classes will start a week later on Tuesday, Jan. 19. The later start date will allow more time to pass between the major holiday season and when students return to campus. The period including Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s …

University of Mobile Students and Local Community Gather in Worship

Zac Douglas News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile invited the local community to campus on Sunday, Oct. 18, to worship alongside students, faculty and staff for Campus and Community Night. Locals and students enjoyed food trucks, great weather, performances from the Alabama School of the Arts and a message from Dauphin Way Baptist Church Senior Pastor, Dr. Blake Newsom. Social distancing …

University of Mobile Hybrid Career Week Helps Students Find Future Careers

Zac Douglas News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile is holding a hybrid Campus Career Week from Oct. 26 – 29 to provide students with essential tips on how to find a job after graduation. Professionals from a variety of careers will speak to students in their Senior Seminar classes during the week. These professionals will be sharing their expertise and providing …

University of Mobile Premieres ‘The Mayfair Affair’ Nov. 5 and 8

Zac Douglas News

MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts will present the first Alabama performance of the play “The Mayfair Affair” on Nov. 5 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 8 at 2 p.m. on Martin Lawn at the University of Mobile campus. “The Mayfair Affair” is the third event of this year’s Alabama School of the Arts Performing Arts Series. …

UM’s ‘Book Talk’ Brings Characters to Life to Promote Reading

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – Pippi Longstocking had a problem, and Mother Goose called upon her friends from children’s literature to help Pippi solve it, during the semi-annual “Book Talk” presented by students, faculty and staff from the University of Mobile School of Education. The colorful cast of characters ranged from the Big Bad Wolf, played by UM President Lonnie Burnett, to …

UM Torch Society Presents Author Carol McLeod at Oct. 23 Meeting

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – Author, podcast host and ministry leader Carol McLeod is the featured speaker at the October meeting of the University of Mobile Torch Society. The Torch Society will meet Friday, Oct. 23, at 11 a.m. at Heron Lakes Country Club, 3851 Government Blvd., Mobile, Alabama. Cost is $30 and includes lunch. RSVP online at umobile.edu/torchsocietyevents. For information, call …

University of Mobile named in ‘America’s 100 Best College Buys’

Zac Douglas News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile has been selected as one of “America’s 100 Best College Buys” for 2021 by Institutional Research & Evaluation Inc. The “America’s 100 Best College Buys” list was chosen from among 1,422 colleges and universities in the United States included in the 30th Annual National College Survey. The annual survey was conducted April 1 …