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Sydney Snow Alumni, Education, Experience, Learning, News, UM Grad Success

“Before God calls us to do the big things, we may need to do the ordinary things in an extraordinary way,” said Mindy Agee, University of Mobile alumna. Many people attend college to get an extraordinary job and change the world. However, there are many ordinary jobs that have potential to change everything. Teaching is a job that can change …

University of Mobile Announces Alumni of the Decade for 60th Diamond Anniversary

Sydney Snow Alumni, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Learning, News, Nursing, Sciences, UM Grad Success

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile announces six exceptional alumni chosen as alumni of their decade as part of the university’s 60th Diamond Anniversary. Alumni from the ’60s, ’70s, ’80s, ’90s, ’00s and ’10s are recognized with the award. Formerly known as Mobile College, the University of Mobile officially changed its name in 1993 and celebrates its 60th anniversary …

University of Mobile Releases ‘Be Known’ 60-Day Inspirational Devotional Book

Zac Douglas Alumni, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Faith, Giving, Graduate Programs, Health, Learning, News, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, UM Grad Success

MOBILE, Ala. – The Christ-centered University of Mobile released a new devotional book, “Be Known: Live Out Your Calling,” which includes 60 devotions for 60 days. “Be Known: Live Out Your Calling” takes readers on a journey to explore ideas of purpose and calling to find encouragement as they pursue the calling God has for their lives. The daily devotions …

University of Mobile Awards First Doctoral Degrees from the Alabama School of the Arts

Zac Douglas Alumni, Arts, Experience, Graduate Programs, Learning, News, UM Grad Success

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile’s Alabama School of the Arts awarded its first Doctor of Musical Arts in vocal performance degrees on May 8, 2021. “The students in our inaugural class were excited to be a part of something that’s relevant in our business. In terms of teaching and singing, it’s important to be able to teach the …

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 …

Sarah Thomas to UM Grads: ‘Prove to Yourself that You Belong’

Kathy Dean Alumni, News, UM Grad Success

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile alumna Sarah Thomas broke glass ceilings to become the first female official in the National Football League, and she shared lessons learned on that journey during her commencement address to the UM Class of 2021. The Christian university awarded the Doctor of Humane Letters to Thomas during an outdoor ceremony held on campus May …

University of Mobile Nursing Dissertation Leads to Grant for Underserved Community

Zac Douglas News, Nursing, UM Grad Success

MOBILE, Ala. –Danielle Hughes started working as a Family Nurse Practitioner at Lac Courte Oreilles Health Center in Hayward, Wisconsin in June 2020. She saw the lack of access to care, lack of resources, and need for increased health literacy in the Lac Courte Oreilles Band of Lake Superior Chippewa Indians. While completing her online Doctor of Nursing Practice degree …

UM Alumna Dr. Tracey Henry Named 2021 Boykin Award Honoree

Kathy Dean Alumni, Experience, Faith, Learning, News, Sciences, UM Grad Success

MOBILE, Ala. – Dr. Tracey Henry, a physician and professor with Emory Healthcare in Atlanta, was awarded the 2021 Samuel Boykin Medal of Excellence by her alma mater, the University of Mobile. “We are so proud that you are a graduate of the University of Mobile,” said UM President Lonnie Burnett, announcing the honor in a virtual ceremony on Feb. …

University of Mobile Grad Earns National Athletic Trainer Honors

Zac Douglas Alumni, Health, Learning, News, UM Grad Success

Chris Walsh had finished his enlistment with the United States Coast Guard and was unsure of his next step. Then his neighbor, a professor at the University of Mobile, helped him start a journey that would include national awards, a passion for his work, and a way to share his Christian faith. Walsh graduated from the University of Mobile in …

University of Mobile Grad Releases Song About College Friends

Zac Douglas Alumni, Experience, News, Student Life, UM Grad Success

“God really blessed us at that small beautiful campus in Mobile with the people He put there, and we shouldn’t take that for granted,” said Seth Brasher, associate worship pastor at Sherwood Baptist Church in Albany, Georgia. Brasher graduated from the University of Mobile in 2014 with a Bachelor of Science in worship leadership and recently released his first single, …