A Carnegie Dream Come True

Rivers Brunson Experience, Spring 2019

As the bass singer and one of four University of Mobile alumni in the classical crossover quintent Veritas, Scott Lawrence provides a strong and steady foundation to the group’s wide range of harmonies. But it is as a powerhouse soloist with an extraordinary vocal range that Lawrence recently brought a Carnegie Hall audience to its feet. The University of Mobile …

The Resolution That Changed Everything

Rivers Brunson Experience, Winter 2018

Dana Watson ’00 Dana Watson is the chief operating officer for the South Alabama division of Alabama Baptist Children’s Homes, holds three master’s degrees, and in pursuit of a doctorate in organizational leadership. But before the University of Mobile alumnus achieved all of this, he was first a resident of the Children’s Home himself.  He relayed his life story recently …

Empowering

Rivers Brunson Experience, Winter 2018

Michele Rigby Assad is a powerhouse storyteller – but that’s how it goes when you’ve lived some powerful stories. Last spring, Julie Clow visited University of Mobile to speak at he Torch Society’s Spring Scholarship Banquet. The UM alumna, published author and head of global people development for CHANEL mentioned her brilliant sister who also had a book coming out. …

The Work Revolutionary

Rivers Brunson Features, Spring 2018

Julie Clow ’05 | Sr. Vice President of People Development Chanel What sort of journey takes a psychology student in Mobile, Alabama, to the highest rung of a fashion empire’s corporate ladder? Well, a journey that includes a giant pitstop at the “happiest workplace in the world.” Julie Clow graduated from University of Mobile in 1995 with a bachelor’s in …

Distinctively-Driven: Our Why

Rivers Brunson Experience, Spring 2018

Fame, money, success – to most of the world, these are the idols to seek. They are the reason many university students see a higher GPA as Getting Paid Assurance, their ticket to six-figure careers and notoriety. A high GPA at University of Mobile means so much more, because it never stands alone. UM’s combination of Academically-Focused courses, Student-Devoted faculty …

A Creative Missionary

Rivers Brunson Faith, Fall 2017

Katie Allred ’12 Armed with an eye for design, a clever wit, a deep love for people, and the ability to fix anything tech-related, University of Mobile 2012 graduate Katie Allred just may change the world. Since her launch from UM, Katie has become known as a rising star in the world of church communications. Officially, she is web content …