FUGE Camps Grow Faith, Leads Student to University of Mobile

Amber Kelley News

MOBILE, Ala. – “It’s so beautiful to think that, six years ago, the Lord was slowly piecing my future together, even when I did not realize it,” says Grace Whittington, a sophomore at the University of Mobile. Grace’s University of Mobile story started when she attended FUGE Camp in 2013 on the university’s campus in south Alabama. FUGE Camps are …

23 Hours and a Conversation Later

Amber Kelley News

While traveling internationally, it’s easy to get so caught up in the hustle and bustle of things that we forget there are people who are passing us, sitting next to us and even talking to us. If we are lucky, we open our eyes and see a soul, a person that God has called us to reach. University of Mobile …

University of Mobile Names Darnell Archey as Head Men’s Basketball Coach

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile has named Darnell Archey as head men’s basketball coach, according to an announcement today from Athletic Director Mike Jacobs. “Coach Archey has a strong record of recruiting and mentoring student-athletes who excel both on the court and in the classroom. He brings a passion for developing young men of character and building a …

Silicon Valley Trip Inspires University of Mobile School of Business Students

Amber Kelley Business, News

MOBILE, Ala. – A trip of a lifetime has sent University of Mobile students back to Mobile feeling encouraged, inspired and more equipped to be business professionals. Five students in the School of Business, and Katie Allred, assistant professor of software and development and digital media, went to Silicon Valley May 14-18 to meet Christians who work in some of …

University of Mobile’s Steinway Artist Kadisha Onalbayeva Wins National Composition Prize

Kathy Dean Arts, News

MOBILE, Ala. – A solo piano composition titled “Think…Together” earned University of Mobile music professor and Steinway Artist Dr. Kadisha Onalbayeva top honors from the National Federation of Music Clubs. Onalbayeva was named winner of the 2019 Glad Robinson Youse Composition Competition by the NFMC, the largest nonprofit organization in America that promotes and supports American music, performers and music …

Alabama Hall of Fame Coach Mike Jacobs Named Athletic Director at University of Mobile

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile Head Baseball Coach Mike Jacobs, who founded the university’s baseball program and was recently inducted into the Alabama Baseball Coaches Association Hall of Fame, is UM’s new athletic director, effective July 1. University of Mobile President Lonnie Burnett made the announcement June 20. Jacobs will lead one of the largest athletic programs in the …

University of Mobile Named in ‘30 Best College Dorms in America’

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile is recognized among the 30 Best College Dorms in America by AffordableSchools.net. The college ranking site selected the nation’s “most inviting yet affordable” college dorms based on cost, amenities and facilities, aesthetic appeal and social scene. “When choosing a campus a student is going to call home for the next several years, cost is …

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, Sciences

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 …