University of Mobile Announces 5 New Faculty Members

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University of Mobile Announces 5 New Faculty Members

New Faculty Teach Physics, Counseling, Music, Math and Education


MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile announced new faculty in the College of Arts and Sciences, School of Education, and School of Worship Leadership and The Roger Breland School of Music.

Glenn HollingsworthGlenn Hollingsworth, Ph.D., is assistant professor of marriage and family counseling in the College of Arts and Sciences. He has been an instructor in family relationships at Virginia Tech and also has taught courses for Liberty University.

Hollingsworth earned a Ph.D. in human development from Virginia Tech. He has a Master of Arts in marriage and family therapy and Master of Arts in theological studies, both from Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. He earned a Bachelor of Science from the University of Tennessee-Chattanooga.

Salomon ItzaSalomon Itza, Ph.D., joins the College of Arts and Sciences as a professor of physics. His teaching background includes positions as a physics instructor at Tulane University and Kansas State University, assistant professor of physics at San Diego State University and University of the Ozarks, and associate professor of physics at University of the Ozarks.

Itza received a Ph.D. from Tulane University; a Master of Science from the Center for Research and Advanced Studies in Merida, Mexico; and a Bachelor of Science from Autonomous University of Yucatan.

Mrs. Rebeca LakeRebeca L. Lake joins the School of Worship Leadership and The Roger Breland School of Music as an assistant professor. Lake worked with Chautagua Opera, Sante Fe Opera, and most recently with Central City Opera. She was a graduate assistant at the University of Southern Mississippi and served as a teaching artist and pianist for Lexington Children’s Theatre.

Lake received a Master of Fine Arts from the University of Southern Mississippi and a Bachelor of Arts from University of Mobile in 2009. She also earned an Associate of Science from Northwest Florida State College.

Ashley MilnerAshley L. Milner, Ed.D., Ed.S., joins the School of Education as an assistant professor of education. Milner received an Ed.D and Ed.S., both from the University of West Florida. She earned a Master of Arts from the University of Mobile and a Bachelor of Arts in early childhood and elementary education from Charleston Southern University.

Milner was employed by the Baldwin County School System as an early childhood and elementary teacher and served as a school psychometrist.

Morgan SnellgroveMorgan Snellgrove joins the College of Arts and Sciences as an instructor in mathematics. She earned a Master of Science in mathematics from the University of South Alabama and a Bachelor of Science in mathematics education from University of Mobile. She has taught at Fairhope High School and Bayshore Christian School.

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. 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.

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