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The Importance of College Community

Noah Walters Experience, Student Life

The community at the University of Mobile transformed me in ways I would have never imagined. As I look back on my freshman year, I was so excited to meet people and get connected with others in the same stage of life. The community that runs through the campus is infectious. By meeting other students and getting to know others …

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Doing College Life in Gospel-Centered Community

Cameron Smith Experience, Student Life

Freshmen year at the University of Mobile – I still remember those late afternoon trips to Chickasaw Creek with my Ram Rush group and Harry Potter marathons with my roommate. But one thing that’s really stuck out to me since all of that is when my residential assistant (RA) took the time out of his week to invest in me …

5 Reasons I Love Being a Residential Assistant

Jonathan Harding Experience, Student Life

This is my second year being a Residential Assistant at the University of Mobile, and I love being part of building community on campus. A Residential Assistant is a student that lives at the front of a hall and works to get their students involved in events and student life. We make sure the rules of the university are being …

8 Best Free Apps for College

Heath Vester Experience, Student Life

If you’re not prepared, college can be difficult. There are so many things competing for your attention. As a graphic design student at the University of Mobile, I remember trying to manage working part-time, having a social life, and making sure all my school work was completed on time. It can all be a little overwhelming. Luckily for you, we …

5 Things You Will Need For Your Dorm

Amber Kelley Experience, Student Life

Moving into a dorm for the first time can be super stressful. You will feel like you’re not going to bring the right things or like you’re going to bring the wrong things. I have thought through 5 items that I used habitually in my dorm throughout my four years at the University of Mobile. These things were VITAL! 1. …

What is Ram Rush?

Amber Kelley Experience, Student Life

Ram Rush is a pretty big deal around the University of Mobile. So, I brought in Lydia Smith, who is a part of the Ram Rush committee, and asked her about all things Ram Rush. Enjoy our conversation! What is Ram Rush? Ram Rush is the most action-packed, event-filled week on campus. Ram Rush gives incoming students a low pressure …

My Freshmen 15

JoAnna Garrett Experience, Student Life

So I made it through my first year of college at the University of Mobile. That’s crazy. This post is about how I gained my freshman 15, but not the kind you might think. I could probably represent every pound of your typical freshman 15 with Bluebell from the cafeteria, but that’s not what I want to focus on, at …

Fully Embrace the College Experience

Travis Hudson Arts, Experience, Student Life

Some would say you can’t do everything, that you have to choose. But if you have two passions – in my case it’s medicine and music – you really can have it all. At least, that’s my experience as a student at the University of Mobile. I am a Pre-Med major and have also been very heavily involved in the …