Producing Excellence

Michael Dumas Features, Learning, Spring 2022

The University of Mobile’s Production Technologies program combines technical sciences and artistry to create worship experiences for people around the world, while preparing graduates for a broad range of careers in a variety of faith-based and corporate settings. The program in the Alabama School of the Arts is one of the largest of its kind in the nation among Christian …

Amazing Science

Michael Dumas Experience, Spring 2021

Hannah Vester ’17 The college experience is one where a widening perspective can illuminate intimate connections within each student, and the broader world. At a minimum, this helps develop some elements of character and comprehension. For some, it is a revelation. Hannah Vester counts herself among the latter. A Tuscaloosa native, she was always strong in faith and captivated by …

Equipped to Serve

Michael Dumas Experience, Spring 2021

Jonina Brinson ’17 Years as a star athlete taught Jonina Brinson the merits of short- and long-term goals. The work someone puts in today may not manifest itself in immediate success, but with passion and dedication, positive outcomes will still occur. Mastering that concept is how the 2017 graduate earned multiple player of the year honors, and why her coaching …

Give It Your All

Michael Dumas Experience, Spring 2021

Cody Scott ’15 Cody Scott’s goal has always been to make an impact on the people around him, and the world at large. Growing up, the Louisiana native was an amalgam of God-given talent and hard-earned skills, excelling on various fields of play and in the classroom. A 4.0 student, Scott was high school valedictorian and recruited to the University …

Spiritual Wellness

Michael Dumas Experience, Fall 2020

Dr. Tracey Henry ’02  It’s common practice for patients to ask their doctors for some measure of spiritual guidance, in addition to their medical expertise. University of Mobile alumna Dr. Tracey Henry is no exception, but unlike many physicians who don’t necessarily count godliness among their skills, she has a soul full of scriptural references, ripe for the giving.  “I really …

A Global Perspective

Michael Dumas Experience, Fall 2020

Jesus Urmeneta ’11  Thanks to God and his intrepid parents, Jesus Urmeneta’s sense of family and community service knows no boundaries. A native Honduran, the 2011 School of Business graduate spent his youth traveling to the American South following a geographical connection his father formed during his tenure at Louisiana State University.  This helped Urmeneta develop a global perspective which led him to an …

Collaborative Experiences

Michael Dumas Experience, Fall 2020

George Kamel has made a career out of heeding his instincts, which led him to positions of influence with financial guru Dave Ramsey and beyond.  A Boston native, Kamel fell in love with Mobile on an impromptu trip which inspired him to fill out just a single college application, to the University of Mobile. He’d go on to graduate summa …

New Partnership Leads to Master of Social Work

Michael Dumas Fall 2020, Learning

It takes truly inspired people to become social workers, and thanks to a new partnership between the University of Mobile and Samford University, students now have a fast track to enter the field.  The partnership enables students to earn a Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science in sociology from the University of Mobile, plus a Master of Social Work …

Realized Potential

Michael Dumas Experience, Spring 2020

Tramaine Perry ’05 During his basketball career at the University of Mobile, it was easy to identify Tramaine Perry as a leader. The Rams’ star forward broke just about every meaningful record in school history and was part of several legendary teams. But those at the university charged with his personal and professional growth saw even greater potential in the …

My Soul Belongs to Him

Michael Dumas Experience, Spring 2020

Rianna Freeman Turner ’02 & ’05 Rianna Freeman Turner describes her paintings as a reflection of her true self: someone whose devotion to Jesus Christ inspires her to creatively bare her soul every day. So it’s telling that to experience her art is to step into a place of wonder, lightness and joy. While attending art classes at the University …