How University of Mobile Changed Me

Baylee Gaughf Experience, Sciences

It’s funny how you sit down on a bench in front of Weaver Hall one day and think about your time at University of Mobile and how it has changed you. I can see my graduation ceremony and my potential as a University of Mobile graduate coming faster than a freight train on a railroad track. It’s crazy that my …

Sina Marchione — Class of 2019

Amber Kelley Alumni, Business, Sciences, UM Grad Success

When I got to University of Mobile, I found it very difficult to decide on a major, as I was inspired by both business and psychology. UM has given me the opportunity to combine both – I graduate in the Class of 2019 with a major in Psychology and minor in general Business. I have always had a strong interest and desire to learn more about the human mind and behavior. Based on the business classes that I took, I realized …

University of Mobile Awarded Debbie Campbell Community Life Award from Women’s Resource Center

Amber Kelley News, Sciences

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile was honored with the Debbie Campbell Community Life Award presented at the Women’s Resource Center 2019 Gala – Hold the Line. The Debbie Campbell Community Life Award is in recognition of one organization, group or corporation that supports and speaks Life in Mobile and assists the Women’s Resource Center with their mission in a …

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University of Mobile Names Alumna Sarah Barnes-Witherspoon Interim Dean for School of Nursing

Kathy Dean News, Sciences

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile alumna and professor of nursing Dr. Sarah Barnes-Witherspoon has been named interim dean for the School of Nursing in the College of Health Professions. “University of Mobile has earned an excellent reputation for producing graduates who are outstanding healthcare providers. As both a graduate and faculty member, I love University of Mobile, and I …

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Award-Winning Historian to Deliver 14th Hinson Lecture at University of Mobile

Kathy Dean News, Sciences

MOBILE, Ala. – Dr. Edward Ayers, the Tucker-Boatwright Professor of the Humanities and president emeritus at the University of Richmond, will deliver a lecture titled “Reckoning with Ourselves:  The Civil War and Its Memories” at this year’s installment of University of Mobile’s Billy G. Hinson Lecture Series. According to Dr. Lonnie Burnett, dean of the College of Arts and Sciences …

University of Mobile Professor Dr. Matthew Downs to Speak at Symposium on the South and World War I

Amber Kelley News, Sciences

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile professor Dr. Matthew Downs will discuss how World War I is important to the history of the South at a national symposium March 14-15. Downs is a featured speaker at “Time of Tradition and Transition: A Symposium on the South and World War I” at Lander University in Greenwood, South Carolina. He will discuss …

My Internship Confirmed My Calling

Anna Newman Experience, Sciences

I entered University of Mobile with no actual idea of what I wanted to do with my life, but an obsession with finding out. Upon entering into the second semester of my sophomore year, I began listening to where God was telling me to go instead of telling Him what I thought I should do. He began to speak through …

3 Ways University of Mobile Prepared Me for Grad School

Claire Beaman Alumni, Sciences, Transfer

If you are preparing to go to graduate school of any kind, there are many ways University of Mobile can help prepare you! After four years at UM, I was able to apply and get accepted into graduate school immediately upon graduation, but I could not have done it without the help of professors, my involvement on campus, and my …

Learning to Become a Nurse

Anna Newman Learning, Sciences, Transfer

Casey Lunceford is a junior majoring in nursing at University of Mobile’s College of Health Professions. In her spare time, she enjoys watching movies, baking, and getting coffee with friends. Enjoy this interview where I asked Casey how her experiences and opportunities provided by UM are already preparing her for her future. To begin with, why do you want to …

University of Mobile Unveils ‘Most Advanced Patient-Care Educational Environment in the South’

Kathy Dean Learning, News, Sciences

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile’s new $4.6 million healthcare and science education center is “the most advanced patient-care educational environment in the South,” said UM President Timothy L. Smith at a ribbon-cutting ceremony Tuesday, Oct. 30. “This development will forever change the way we educate at University of Mobile,” Smith said. It also will impact the region as the …