Thanks UM – Mikayla Persons

Mikayla Persons #ThanksUM

The University of Mobile has surrounded me with friends, faculty and staff, and a community that push me to excel in my academics, as well as my spiritual walk with God. Going to chapel with other students and having conversation with friends is a true encouragement to my faith. Being at a Christian university, I’ve been able to grow with …

Thanks UM – Myla Edwards

Myla Edwards #ThanksUM

I was first drawn to the University of Mobile because of how beautiful the campus was. My family and I loved the trees that line the entryway, and we all felt so safe. Everything just felt right. I’m so thankful for everything UM has done for me so far. I’ve had so many opportunities opened up for me, and it …

Thanks UM – Jordan Wood

Jordan Wood #ThanksUM

Growing up in church, it was very important for me to find a Christian university to attend. UM has provided such a culture that I feel like I can talk to anyone about my faith. I’ve also been able to have so many opportunities to grow and share my faith. You are mentored here, and you’re encouraged to mentor others. …

Thanks UM – Trent Burns

Trent Burns #ThanksUM, Experience

I am thankful for UM and the people here, because they have provided me with the opportunity to have a purposeful life and succeed. I’ve been able to connect with people from different backgrounds and walks of life, and the faculty and staff have my best interest in mind and push students to do great things. UM has also allowed …

Thanks UM — Shannie Chaison

Shannie Chaison #ThanksUM, Experience

Editors Note: Thanksgiving is the time of year to give thanks to everyone and everything that has changed your life. The University of Mobile has multiple factors that impact students’ lives inside and outside of their college experience. Thanks UM is a way for students to show their gratitude to other students, faculty/staff, donors and all other factors that shape …

Thanks UM – Abby McCully

Abby McCully #ThanksUM, Experience

Editors Note: Thanksgiving is the time of year to give thanks to everyone and everything that has changed your life. The University of Mobile has multiple factors that impact students’ lives inside and outside of their college experience. Thanks UM is a way for students to show their gratitude to other students, faculty/staff, donors and all other factors that shape …

#ThanksUM — Hailey

Hailey Morgan #ThanksUM, Experience

As a freshman, I was extremely nervous about meeting new people and making friends in college. I am a quieter person by nature, and the idea of being thrust into a whole new social setting was extremely daunting to me! I envisioned myself constantly hanging out in my dorm room, not wanting to interact with anybody. Luckily, the University of …

#ThanksUM – Raven

Raven Young #ThanksUM, Experience

If you were to ask me what word comes to mind when I think of the University of Mobile, it would definitely be “grateful.” The day I walked onto this campus, I felt deep in my heart that my life would be forever changed. I knew that I would wake up every single day for the next four years, thankful …

#ThanksUM – Chelsey

Chelsey Christopherson #ThanksUM

Four years ago, I started my journey as a wide-eyed freshman at the University of Mobile. I moved from my home in Louisiana to a place where I didn’t know a soul – but that anxious and lonely feeling didn’t even last me a day. I’m so grateful that the Lord led me to a university that was the perfect …

#ThanksUM – Rusty

Rusty Roberts #ThanksUM, Business, Experience

I have had the privilege of teaching Accounting at the University of Mobile for the past 17 years. I graduated with an accounting degree from UM and then spent a few years in the corporate accounting world before returning to UM to teach. I always knew this was a place that I would love to return to one day because …