Send Me! On Mission with Dr. Cecil Taylor

Kathy Dean Fall 2013

As a child, Cecil Taylor made a decision that would eventually affect the lives of thousands across the world. “In my heart and life, as a child, I surrendered to missions if the Lord wanted to send me,” he recalled. “I’ve come to think the Lord planted me here at the University of Mobile so I could plant missions here.” …

The Domino Project: Making a Beautiful Campus ‘Absolutely Stunning’

Kathy Dean Fall 2013

There was a traffic jam on campus. The main entrance drive was clogged with backhoes, 18-wheelers loaded with sod, and construction crews swarming across the road as summer rains poured down. It was the storm before the calm as workers rushed to finish major pieces of the University of Mobile’s $7 million Campus Enhancement Project – the most far-reaching campus-wide …

The First-Year Experience: Freshman Survival in The College Wild

Trey Taulbee Fall 2013

The typical college freshman must survive late-night cram sessions, little sleep, and the dreaded 15-pound weight gain in their new environment. And UMobile is making sure freshmen students not only survive, but thrive in their first year away from home. Each new freshman at UMobile is required to enroll in Freshman Seminar. Freshman Seminar is a transition course provided through …

Shaping the Future: Ashley Shelton Mason ’13

Trey Taulbee Fall 2013

College graduates all across the nation are often hard-pressed to find a job that harnesses their talents, much less a position in their field of study. But through her mentoring professors and hands-on experiences in and out of the classroom at UMobile, 2013 graduate Ashley Shelton Mason has found both. At the age of 23, Mason is using her business …