University of Mobile to Host ‘Campus & Community Night’ Oct. 18

Zac DouglasNews

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile invites the community to “Campus & Community Night” on Sunday, Oct. 18. The free outdoor family-friendly evening will feature live music from the Alabama School of the Arts and a message from Dauphin Way Baptist Church Senior Pastor Blake Newsom.

Campus and Community Night begins at 5 p.m. in front of Weaver Hall on the Dr. Fred and Sue Lackey Great Commission Lawn. Those attending are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs. Social distancing and mask guidelines will be followed during the event. Guidelines are at

Food will be available for purchase from food trucks on site from 5-6 p.m. During that time, live performances from RamCorps, Sofree, REP, D5, and Exit 13 will take place. Voices of Mobile and Ignite Worship will lead a praise and worship concert from 6 to 7 p.m.

Dr. Blake Newsom will deliver a message during the worship concert. Newsom has been the senior pastor at Dauphin Way Baptist Church since 2016. He earned his doctorate from the New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary in 2012 and says he is called to encourage others to be the salt and light in the world.

For more information, please visit or call 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 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.