Celebrate Strengths

Lawrencine Mason Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Health, Learning, News, Nursing, Sciences, Student Life

At the University of Mobile, we want students to Know and Be Known. College is a time to not only gain knowledge in the selected field a student chooses, but also to learn more about oneself; to discover the gifts and talents from the Lord. To help students discover their gifts and talents, all UM freshmen, when they take our …

5 Things to Know About UM’s Fountain

Sydney Snow Experience, Giving, News, Student Life

How many times have you walked by the iconic fountain between William K. Weaver Hall and Thomas T. Martin Hall at the University of Mobile and wondered what it is? Or you may have wondered what it represents. I have heard the sculpture referred to as “the clothespin” or “the fountain.” However, there is more than what meets the eye …

5 Must-Take Photos at the University of Mobile

Sydney Snow Experience, News, Student Life

The University of Mobile has a beautiful campus spanning over 880 acres. There are many beautiful spots throughout the campus, like the swings beneath the live oaks. However, there are some spots where you cannot help but want to take a picture. These must-take photos include: The Ram Statue. The class of 2008 presented the university with the aluminum statue …

Project Serve Brings People Together

Tucker Hill Experience, News, Purpose, Student Life

This was my 3rd year being a part of Project Serve at the University of Mobile. For the past three years, I was in a group that went to an elementary school to serve kids in the classroom or during gym class. This year was different. I was a part of the School of Business group that went to the …

Why a Ram? The Story Behind UM’s Mascot

Sydney Snow Alumni, Experience, Learning, News, Student Life

Why a Ram? Why not a different mascot? When the University of Mobile — known as Mobile College at the time—first opened, it lacked a school mascot, color, annual, newspaper and traditions. It was up to the first freshman class to give the Christian university an identity. Among other possibilities for a mascot — knights, pioneers, bucks, elephants and falcons …

University of Mobile Ranks #1 Best College Dorms in Alabama, Top 20 in Nation

Kathy Dean Experience, News, Student Life

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile has the #1 Best College Dorms in Alabama and ranks among the Top 20 dorms in the nation, according to the popular ranking and review site Niche. The new 2022 Best Colleges rankings also praised the Christian university’s safety, value, food, college campus and student life. UM was ranked #1 Best College in …

It’s Okay to be Undecided

Sydney Snow Experience, Learning, News, Student Life

Choosing a major can be one of the most difficult decisions you will have to make as a student. Some people know what they want to do when they arrive. Others need extra time to find their passion. If you are like me, you may feel pressured and rushed to pick a major before you attend your first day of …

Niche Names University of Mobile a Top 10 Best Value College in Alabama

Kathy Dean Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Health, Learning, News, Nursing, Sciences, Student Life, Transfer

MOBILE, Ala. – The popular ranking and review site Niche is helping students and families find the best value for a college education, and the University of Mobile is one of their top picks. Niche’s 2022 Best College Rankings lists the University of Mobile in its Top 10 Best Value Colleges in Alabama. The University of Mobile has also been …

University of Mobile Among Top 25 Best College Campuses in America

Kathy Dean Experience, Learning, News, Student Life

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile’s spacious 880-acre campus in north Mobile County has been named among the Top 25 Best College Campuses in America by the popular ranking and review site Niche. UM was named #22 Best College Campus in America, surpassing Yale at #24, Harvard at #25 and Auburn University at #30. The Christian university was named …

Layton Warren Crowned 2021 UM Homecoming Queen

Sydney Snow Experience, News, Student Life

MOBILE, Ala. –  University of Mobile senior Layton Warren was crowned the 2021 UM Homecoming queen during festivities Oct. 2 at The Jungle soccer field. “What an honor to represent the University of Mobile,” said Warren. “To be chosen as the school’s homecoming queen is a title I feel undeserving of, yet privileged to hold.” She is an early childhood …