University of Mobile Hosts Dinner for Alumni and Friends during Alabama Baptist Sate Convention

Amber Kelley News

MOBILE, Ala. – University of Mobile alumni and friends of the university met for a tour of campus, a quick message from UM interim president Lonnie Burnett and dinner during the Alabama Baptist State Convention on Nov. 12.

Among the guests were many pastors of local churches and churches all over the state of Alabama.

“Here at the University of Mobile, we love the local churches. We want to be your resource,” says Burnett.

Throughout the night, alumni talked about favorite teachers, memories and meeting lifelong friends during their time as students.

Iris Anderson, class of 1967, the university’s first graduating class, said, “My favorite part about being a student was knowing everyone and everyone knowing me.”

The Alabama Baptist State Convention was held Nov. 12-13 at Eastern Shore Baptist Church in Daphne, Alabama.

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.