Q&A with UM Psychology Professor Kelley Wilson

Kathy Dean Learning, Sciences

A bachelor’s degree in psychology is a great background for people entering the counseling professions, but that’s not all college graduates can do with this versatile degree, says Dr. Kelley Wilson, assistant professor of psychology at the University of Mobile. “Psychology is such a broad field! While most folks typically think of the counseling professions when they think of psychology, …

Class of 2021 Celebrates Graduation at the University of Mobile

Zac Douglas Adult, Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Graduate Programs, Health, Learning, News, Nursing, Sciences, Transfer, UM Grad Success

MOBILE, Ala. – On May 8, 2021, the University of Mobile graduated its first doctoral students in Doctor of Nursing Practice and Doctor of Musical Arts in vocal performance. A total of 265 graduates were honored at the ceremony held in front of Weaver Hall on the Dr. Fred and Sue Lackey Great Commission Lawn. After receiving diplomas, new graduates participated …

University of Mobile Presents Academic Achievement Awards, President’s Scholastic Awards to Class of 2021

Zac Douglas Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Graduate Programs, Health, News, Nursing, Sciences

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile presented academic awards to outstanding graduating seniors of the class of 2021 during an awards convocation on April 28. 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 Present’s Scholastic Award was presented …

Q&A with UM Psychology Professor Aimee Var

Kathy Dean Experience, Health, Sciences

When Aimee Var was an undergraduate student majoring in psychology and minoring in Spanish and English, she wanted to become a researcher in linguistics. But over time, she became more interested in the applied side of psychology – especially after moving back to her hometown of Mobile, Alabama, and starting a job at what was then known as the Mobile …

Reading Marathon has Lasting Impact on UM Student

Jamie Peters Arts, Experience, Sciences

To give you a good idea about how the University of Mobile’s Reading Marathon went, picture this: it is 4 a.m. in the morning. You are outside Bedsole Commons in a hammock, attempting to keep warm while another all-nighter lies in a heap on the cold pavement. Suddenly, you get up, grab the book from the current reader, and say, …

Meet Your Admissions Counselor – Nick Hampton

Zac Douglas Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Health, Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life, Transfer

“My time as a student was impacted most by the people at the University of Mobile. I know that’s what made my experience worth it, and I want to be a part of making that experience possible for future students,” says Nick Hampton, an admissions counselor at the University of Mobile. Nick graduated from UM in 2015 with a Bachelor …

My 1,000-Mile Journey to Nursing School

Kayla Chunn Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences

I chose to attend the University of Mobile’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program, not because the application process was incredibly fast and easy to complete online, or because the university is private with smaller, more intimate instructor-to-student ratios and more time for clinical skills, or because the program’s cost was slightly less than half what I was …

Meet Your Admissions Counselor – Nathan Collier

Zac Douglas Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Health, Learning, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life, Transfer

Admissions counselors at the University of Mobile work with students to make sure they have the college experience they’ve been looking for. Admissions counselors offer private visits, application help, scholarship advice and a friendship that will last. Graduating from UM themselves, admissions counselors bring knowledge and experience to prospective students on how the University of Mobile makes sure that you …

Meet your admissions counselor – Victoria Carroll

Zac Douglas Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Faith, Health, Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life

“I want students to know that they can come to me with anything. I want them to have the same experience I had. I want them to leave feeling like they received a great education and have become closer in their relationship with Christ,” said Victoria Carroll, an admissions counselor at the University of Mobile. Victoria graduated from UM in …