Alabama School of the Arts Announces 2020-2021 Performing Arts Series

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MOBILE, Ala. – The Alabama School of the Arts at the University of Mobile is proud to present the 2020-2021 Performing Arts Season. This season includes a wealth of presentations encompassing operas, musicals, instrumental concerts and plays. Tickets for all productions are available through umobile.edu/pas or the ASOTA box office at 251.442.2383. For more information on the performances and specific …

University of Mobile Ranked #1 Best Small College, #1 Best Dorms in Alabama

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MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile is the #1 Best Small College in Alabama for 2021 with the #1 Best Dorms in the state, according to the 2021 Best Colleges rankings by Niche. Plus, the University of Mobile was named #1 Best College in the Mobile Area, according to Niche. UM also earned national honors from the site that …

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University of Mobile Campus & Dorms Among Top 20 in America

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile’s campus and dorms are among the Top 20 in America, according to the 2021 Best Colleges rankings by Niche. UM’s dorms also were named #1 in Alabama, according to the site that combines research with reviews to offer nuanced insight to help students find their ideal university. Out of 1,408 college campuses ranked by …

University of Mobile Named ‘Best Value’ by U.S. News & World Report

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MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile again earned top honors from U.S. News & World Report in the 2021 Best Colleges rankings released Sept. 14, 2020. The annual Best Colleges report assess academic quality among regionally accredited colleges and universities throughout the United States. The University of Mobile was the highest ranked regional college in Alabama for veterans, named …

University of Mobile Breaks Ground for New Strength and Conditioning Complex

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MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile broke ground for the new J.L. Bedsole Strength and Conditioning Complex on Sept. 10. The 4,000-square-foot facility will be used by student athletes and students in the university’s School of Health and Sports Sciences, as well as for community outreach. The J.L. Bedsole Foundation awarded a substantial grant to the University of Mobile …

University of Mobile Graduates Nominated for Multiple Dove Awards

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile graduates have received multiple nominations for the 2020 Dove Awards for outstanding achievement in the Christian music industry. This year’s nominees from the University of Mobile for the prestigious Gospel Music Association awards are worship leader Anna Sailors Pinkham, producer Steven V. Taylor, and classical crossover vocal group Veritas. Anna Sailors Pinkham has been …

University of Mobile Dedicates George & Pat Dorsett Auditorium

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MOBILE, Ala. – The sloped floor and rows of folding wooden seats of Weaver Auditorium are gone, replaced by a versatile space with state-of-the-art technology in the new George and Pat Dorsett Auditorium at the University of Mobile. “We are here to honor a family that has meant so much to this university over the years,” said UM President Lonnie …

University of Mobile Classic Golf Tournament Rescheduled

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Mobile, Ala. – The 23rd annual University of Mobile Classic has been rescheduled for Oct. 23, 2020. Registrations and sponsorships can be purchased at umobile.edu/mobileclassic. The tournament will take place at the Heron Lakes Country Club and begin with a shotgun start at 8:30 a.m. A burger bar lunch with prizes will follow the event. Registration will stay open until the …

University of Mobile Grows During Pandemic, Records Highest Enrollment in 5 Years

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MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile recorded its highest enrollment in five years for Fall 2020, bucking a nationwide trend of declining college enrollments during a global pandemic. The Christian university reported a total enrollment of 2,016 for Fall 2020, up from 1,989 in 2019. The increase includes the largest class of graduate students in the school’s history, along …

University of Mobile Releases ‘UM Day’ Schedule and $2,000 Scholarship Offer

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MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile has scheduled multiple “UM Days,” a chance for prospective students and parents to preview the campus, learn about academic programs offered, and receive a $2,000 scholarship for attending. UM Days for the 2020-2021 academic year are: Friday, Sept. 25, 2020; Friday, Oct. 16, 2020; Friday, Nov. 6, 2020; Friday, Feb. 5, 2021; Friday, …