University of Mobile Announces Alabama’s First Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice Program

Kathy Dean News, Nursing

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile is accepting applications for a new Doctor of Nurse Anesthesia Practice program, the first and only DNAP program in a four-state region including Alabama, Mississippi, Louisiana and Georgia. The 36-month doctoral degree program is designed for students on a path to becoming Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists. The curriculum is offered in a blended …

Meet Your Admissions Counselor – Nick Hampton

Zac Douglas Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Health, Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life, Transfer

“My time as a student was impacted most by the people at the University of Mobile. I know that’s what made my experience worth it, and I want to be a part of making that experience possible for future students,” says Nick Hampton, an admissions counselor at the University of Mobile. Nick graduated from UM in 2015 with a Bachelor …

My 1,000-Mile Journey to Nursing School

Kayla Chunn Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences

I chose to attend the University of Mobile’s Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program, not because the application process was incredibly fast and easy to complete online, or because the university is private with smaller, more intimate instructor-to-student ratios and more time for clinical skills, or because the program’s cost was slightly less than half what I was …

Meet Your Admissions Counselor – Nathan Collier

Zac Douglas Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Health, Learning, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life, Transfer

Admissions counselors at the University of Mobile work with students to make sure they have the college experience they’ve been looking for. Admissions counselors offer private visits, application help, scholarship advice and a friendship that will last. Graduating from UM themselves, admissions counselors bring knowledge and experience to prospective students on how the University of Mobile makes sure that you …

Meet your admissions counselor – Victoria Carroll

Zac Douglas Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Faith, Health, Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life

“I want students to know that they can come to me with anything. I want them to have the same experience I had. I want them to leave feeling like they received a great education and have become closer in their relationship with Christ,” said Victoria Carroll, an admissions counselor at the University of Mobile. Victoria graduated from UM in …

Meet Your UM Admissions Counselor – Breanna Steiner

Zac Douglas Arts, Business, Christian Studies, Education, Experience, Faith, Health, Learning, My Why, Nursing, Purpose, Sciences, Student Life

Breanna Steiner’s favorite part of her job is helping parents and students find a way to see the warmth and peace she experienced as a University of Mobile student. As an admissions counselor, Breanna aids students and parents in navigating the college admission process. “I once had a conversation with a mother about her son who was interested in UM. …

Called To Something Different

Sonny Le Education, Learning, Nursing

I have worked in the finance industry for a couple of years and was called to do something different – a calling to help people and make a little difference in the world. For me, that meant a career shift to the nursing field. Choosing the University of Mobile for my nursing degree was easy. I was already a graduate …

Known for Missions: Nursing Grad Serves in NYC

Kathy Dean Faith, Nursing

Reeda Taylor earned her Bachelor of Science in Nursing at the University of Mobile in 2010 with a specific purpose in mind: to do medical missions when her husband retired. When Dr. Cecil Taylor retired as dean of the University of Mobile School of Christian Studies in 2013, the couple moved to Marshall, Texas, to be near family and discover …

Barnes-Witherspoon Named School of Nursing Dean at University of Mobile, Programs Enrolling Now

Kathy Dean News, Nursing

MOBILE, Ala. – The University of Mobile School of Nursing announces alumna and professor of nursing Dr. Sarah Barnes-Witherspoon as dean. Barnes-Witherspoon has served as interim dean since March 2019. Vice President for Academic Affairs Dr. Todd Greer said there is a growing regional focus on the need for well-qualified healthcare practitioners, and the university’s School of Nursing is uniquely …

Julie Hughes Joins School of Nursing Faculty at University of Mobile

Kathy Dean Alumni, Health, News, Nursing

MOBILE, Ala. – Pediatric nurse practitioner Julie Hughes, MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, has joined the faculty of the School of Nursing in the College of Health Professions at the University of Mobile. Hughes has been named assistant professor of nursing and simulation coordinator, and will direct simulation education in the university’s new Center for Excellence in Healthcare Practice. Hughes is a …