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‘Women Who Change the World’ Topic for March Torch Society Meeting

Kathy Dean News

MOBILE, Ala. – Author, speaker and ministry leader Tracy Breland will share an inspirational message about women making a difference in their community at the March meeting of the University of Mobile Torch Society.

“Women Who Change the World” is the topic for the meeting set for Thursday, March 14, from 10-11:30 a.m. in Ram Hall on University of Mobile’s campus. The event is free for members and first-time guests, and $15 for non-members. Torch Society membership is open to individuals interested in the society’s vision of “Lighting the Way through Scholarships.”

RSVP online at umobile.edu/torchsocietyevents. For information, call 251.442.2226.

Breland is an author, speaker, and former elementary and special education teacher. She is passionate about seeing women connect to Jesus and creates opportunities for this to happen in her city and across the world. Breland will share about her mission through South Coast Church Sisterhood to raise up strong and capable women in ministry.

The Torch Society, and Junior Torch Society for members ages 22 to 35, is a service organization that raises funds for college scholarships for University of Mobile students. In addition to awarding scholarships, the organization presents engaging programs and speakers, social gatherings and philanthropic events.

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, master’s and doctoral degree programs in over 90 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.eduor call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.

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Kathy Dean

Kathy Dean

Kathy is an award-winning public relations professional and former journalist with a strong background in strategic communications, feature writing/story-telling, copywriting and editing. She serves as assistant vice president for university communications. Kathy joined the University of Mobile marketing/public relations staff in 1993 and has earned awards for writing, public relations and advertising, including twice receiving the grand prize for feature writing from the Baptist Communicators Association. She serves on the board of the John M. Will Scholarship Foundation, awarding scholarships to promising student journalists; and is a member of the Public Relations Council of Alabama, Baptist Communicators Association and Society of Professional Journalists. Kathy lives in Daphne with her husband, Chuck, who earned his M.B.A. from University of Mobile. They have two children and two grandchildren.