Advancement Round-Up

Dr. Bruce Earnest Giving, Spring 2021

What an exciting time to be at the University of Mobile! The Office for Advancement has the privilege of working with generous donors, both alumni and friends of the university, in securing gifts that are making a real impact on campus. Here are just a few of the things that are happening right now: J.L. Bedsole Strength and Conditioning Complex …

Caring for Our UM Family

Dr. Bruce Earnest Fall 2020, Giving

At the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic, the Advancement Office decided that, in addition to writing grants and strategic planning, we would focus on prayer and caring for our University of Mobile alumni, donors and friends. Each team member has spent time in communication with the very people who have faithfully championed our great university.  One team member said, “I …

Known for Impact

Dr. Bruce Earnest Fall 2020, Giving

There are as many reasons to support the University of Mobile as there are ways to do so.  Maybe a faculty member or coach saw something in you that you didn’t see in yourself, and it made a difference in who you are.  Or you understand that the excellent reputation your university has today increases the value of the degree …

A Giver’s Heart

Dr. Bruce Earnest Giving, Spring 2020

While preparing remarks for this year’s University of Mobile Scholarship Banquet, I asked my friend and colleague Dr. Doug Wilson, dean of the School of Christian Studies, for information about how many times the word “giving” was used in the Bible. I was somewhat surprised to learn that “giving” is mentioned 2,172 times. When someone asks me what I do, …