I Lived A Dream

D.J. Giaritelli Faith, Fall 2014

Attending the University of Mobile was one of the best decisions I ever made. Through the opportunities and experiences I gained as a student, I grew as a person and a leader. I developed skills that have prepared me for my future. The greatest of these, I believe, was the opportunity to travel for two years with the Winter Jam …

Learn Online

Kathy Dean Fall 2014, Learning

The University of Mobile’s first fully online bachelor’s degree – the Bachelor of Science in Marketplace Ministry – starts January 2015 with online courses in the areas of theology, biblical counseling and leadership. It signals the university’s move into online higher education and is the first of many online degrees for adults age 23 and older who want higher education …

Question Me An Answer: The Philosophy of Dr. Ted Mashburn

Kathy Dean Fall 2014, Learning

To think critically, comprehensively and compassionately; to ask the big questions and attempt the journey toward answers; to be bold, honest and, most of all, authentic – that’s what Dr. Ted Mashburn expects of his students. It’s also what he expects of himself. “It’s not about the answers – it’s about knowing the right questions. It’s the process, not the …

Belief In Making An Impact: Project Serve 2014

Lesa Moore Faith, Fall 2014

“RamCorps was truly blessed to be invited to the Strickland Youth Center. Our college students have an instant rapport with these youth ages 12-18, and the music we perform engages youth because it is dynamic and exciting with visual movement. Through testimonies by UMobile students and one-on-one prayer time, we saw many life-changing commitments with the Strickland Youth. We can …

Making Rhymz With Grace

Kathy Dean Faith, Fall 2014

What are the three constellations named in Job 9:9? It’s hard enough to answer that question without looking up the verse. Try answering it on national television with cameras zoomed in for a close-up, two teams of Bible scholars standing beside you hoping – even praying – that you don’t know, and world-famous comedian Jeff Foxworthy waiting on your answer. …

2014 University of Mobile Classic

Shannon Mason Fall 2014, Giving

More than 100 golfers enjoyed a great day of golf at the 17th annual University of Mobile Golf Classic. This event took place on the breathtakingly beautiful course of Lakewood Golf Club in Point Clear, AL on Sept. 19 with a shotgun start at 9 a.m. “The day always provides a perfect opportunity for meaningful fellowship, all while raising money …

Campus Grows: With Purchase of College Park Building

Kathy Dean Fall 2014, Giving

The University of Mobile campus is expanding through an agreement to purchase the College Park Baptist Church facility, as that congregation builds at another site. The purchase will add 14 acres to the university’s 880-acre campus and expand facilities by more than 32,000 square feet. The property is located adjacent to UMobile on the east side of College Parkway, across …

Let’s Build A Relationship

Kathy Dean Faith, Fall 2014

Decision makers from local businesses to national and international corporations are looking for beneficial partnerships that will add value to their product or service. In much the same way, the University of Mobile seeks partnerships with organizations whose values mesh with that of Christian higher education in general, and UMobile in particular. The job of matchmaking – developing mutually beneficial …

Ram Rush 2014

Lesa Moore Experience, Fall 2014

John Baker stopped outside Samford Hall, carrying a large plastic shelf destined for his new dorm room. He was exactly where he wanted to be – at the University of Mobile on move-in day for the start of fall semester 2014. “It’s such a spirit-filled place, and I truly love being where the spirit of the Lord is,” said the …

Belting It Out At Covers

Trey Taulbee Experience, Fall 2014

Lights. Haze. Adrenaline. The roar of the crowd – over 450 students are waiting for the next University of Mobile musical legend to grace the stage and lay his or her claim to the coveted belt. This scene happens once a semester at the most anticipated event at UMobile – COVERS. Like American Idol or The Voice, COVERS showcases a …