Dr. Kendra Strenth Joins University of Mobile School of Nursing Faculty

Kathy Dean Alumni, Health, News

Dr. Kendra Strenth

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile alumna Dr. Kendra Strenth returns to her alma mater as assistant professor of nursing in the School of Nursing, College of Health Professions.

Strenth has held board certification from the American Credentialing Center in Psychiatric and Mental Health Nursing since 1989. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing through University of Mobile’s chapter, Omicron Theta, and Samford University’s chapter, Gamma Eta.

Previously, she served over 27 years as a nursing instructor at Bishop State Community College. She also served in the clinical setting at Providence Hospital Center for Life Decisions/Psychiatric Mental Health Unit.

“I look forward to utilizing the new facilities in the Center for Excellence in Healthcare Practice to enhance the teaching environment, and sharing my love of nursing and the love of Christ with students,” Strenth said.

She holds a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of South Alabama, a Master of Science in Nursing from the University of Mobile, and the Doctor of Nursing Practice in nursing administration and education from Samford University.

Classes begin Aug. 19 at the University of Mobile. Applications are still being accepted for the 2019-2020 academic year at umobile.edu/apply, or call Enrollment Services at 251.442.2222.


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 76 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 www.umobile.edu or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222

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Kathy Dean

Kathy Dean

Kathy is an award-winning public relations professional and former journalist with a strong background in strategic communications, feature writing/story-telling, copywriting and editing. She serves as assistant vice president for university communications. Kathy joined the University of Mobile marketing/public relations staff in 1993 and has earned awards for writing, public relations and advertising, including twice receiving the grand prize for feature writing from the Baptist Communicators Association. She serves on the board of the John M. Will Scholarship Foundation, awarding scholarships to promising student journalists; and is a member of the Public Relations Council of Alabama, Baptist Communicators Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Kathy lives in Daphne with her husband, Chuck, who earned his M.B.A. from University of Mobile. They have two children and two grandchildren.