Local Pastor and University of Mobile Alumnus Speaks to First-Generation-to-College Students

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MOBILE, Ala. – Ryan Parazine, a 2013 graduate of University of Mobile, will be the featured speaker at RamLegacy on March 20. This event, led by Assistant Professor of French Barbara Brousseau, supports University of Mobile’s first-generation-to-college students and encourages them to build relationships with peers and alumni of the university. 

Parazine will speak to students, faculty and staff at 5 p.m. at Ben May Hall.

After graduating from University of Mobile, Parazine earned a master’s degree from Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary. He has served as manager for Mars Hill Cafe, and at the beginning of 2018 transitioned into a full-time pastoral role at Mars Hill Church. 

For information about RamLegacy, contact Brousseau at bbroussea@umobile.edu or 251.442.2786.


About University of Mobile:
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 and master’s degree programs in over 40 areas of study. Founded in 1961, 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 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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Katie West

Katie West

Katie West is a first year student at University of Mobile where she studies English and worship technology. She works part-time in the University of Mobile Marketing & Public Relations Office. She also works as a digital story teller for Pathway Church and Jaclyn Robinson Photography. Her love for storytelling begins with connecting with people and her desire to tell their story in a way they see the beauty that I see.

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