Cottage Hill Baptist Church Lead Pastor, UM Alumnus Dr. Alan Floyd to Speak at Fall Graduation

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Dr. Alan Floyd

MOBILE, Ala. –Cottage Hill Baptist Church lead pastor and University of Mobile alumnus Dr. Alan Floyd will deliver the commencement address at University of Mobile’s fall graduation on Saturday, Dec. 14, as approximately 120 graduates receive diplomas.

The ceremony will begin at 10 a.m. at Cottage Hill Baptist Church, 4255 Cottage Hill Rd., Mobile, Alabama 36609. It will be live streamed on the University of Mobile Facebook page and at

Floyd graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in religion from UM in 1989. Floyd and his wife, Kathy, have two sons, Christopher and Conner. Christopher graduated from UM and Conner currently attends UM.

After Floyd graduated from UM, he earned his Master of Divinity from Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary and his Doctor of Ministry from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary.

Floyd became pastor of Cottage Hill Baptist Church in November of 2012. Since that time, Cottage Hill has baptized over 750 people and has doubled in attendance, averaging over 1,600 people in Sunday morning worship. They have launched two additional campuses, Church of the Island on Dauphin Island and Downtown Church in downtown Mobile.

Floyd is a gifted communicator of the gospel. His messages are consistently relevant to today’s needs and true to the word of God. In addition to being a frequent guest speaker for evangelism conferences and revivals, he consults with churches and non-profit organizations on revitalization.

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About the University of Mobile

The University of Mobile is a Christ-centered liberal arts and sciences institution with a vision of higher education for a higher purpose, founded to honor God by equipping students for their future professions through rigorous academic preparation and spiritual transformation. Core values are: Christ-Centered, Academically-Focused, Student-Devoted and Distinctively-Driven. The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in over 75 academic programs. Founded in 1961, the University of Mobile is affiliated with the Alabama Baptist State Convention and is located 10 miles north of Mobile, Alabama on a campus of over 880 acres.

For more information about the University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Amber Kelley

Amber Kelley is the marketing communications specialist for University of Mobile. Amber received her Bachelor of Science in Communication from UM. As marketing communications specialist, Amber writes press releases and other content for UM. She is passionate about serving in her youth group at Redemption Church. She enjoys spending time outside, reading a good book and watching romantic comedies on Netflix.