University of Mobile Give Day is April 6!

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MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile Give Day 2021 is April 6, and the Christian university is calling on UM family and friends to support “Higher Education for a Higher Purpose” with a donation to the Annual Fund.

UM Give Day is a 36-hour online event that begins Tuesday, April 6 and will be celebrated across University of Mobile social media platforms. UM alumni, faculty, staff, students and friends of the university can make a tax-deductible gift in a variety of ways: online, by text, phone or mail.

Updates, videos and news about UM Give Day will be posted throughout the day on the university’s social media channels. Those who give and support the university are encouraged to invite others through their own social media to be part of the event.

Gifts received during the UM Give Day campaign will go toward the Annual Fund to support the areas of greatest need. Gifts can be made before April 6 and still count toward the total raised for Give Day.

Gifts may be made in the following ways:

  • Online at umobile.edu/giveday
  • Text umgiveday to 243725
  • Call the Advancement Office at 251.442.2585
  • Mail a check to University of Mobile Advancement Office, 5735 College Pkwy., Mobile, AL 36613.

“Every gift, big or small, can make a substantial difference in the lives of students and empower the next generation of leaders to fulfill their Great Commission calling,” said Dr. Bruce Earnest, vice president for advancement.

UM Give Day 2021 kicks off as the University of Mobile is celebrating its 60th Diamond Anniversary throughout the year. Founded by Alabama Baptists, the Christian university has been named the #1 Best Small College in Alabama with the #1 Best College Dorms in Alabama by the ranking site Niche.com.

U.S. News and World Report lists UM among the Best Value Regional Colleges in the South, Best Regional Colleges in the South, and Best Regional Colleges in the South for Veterans.

And, the University of Mobile is one of America’s Best Christian Colleges and America’s 100 Best College Buys.

The university offers on-campus and online bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees in over 75 academic programs.

For more information about the University of Mobile, visit umobile.edu. 


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

About the Author

Kathy Dean

Kathy Dean is assistant vice president for university communications and has helped tell the University of Mobile story since 1993. She is an award-winning public relations professional and former journalist. Her husband and daughter are UM graduates. She loves playing in the yard – planting flowers, picking blueberries, pulling weeds and petting her two mini-schnauzers.