Tell Me a Story

Stephen Tindal Fall 2014, Learning

Melissa Turner’s success as a children’s author stemmed from her love of storytelling and illustration. “Since I was young, I would draw little doodles and notes for people,” says Turner. “I have stacks of journals with little drawings and stories of funny things that happened during the day.” This 2003 graduate of the University of Mobile recently released her second …

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 …

To Learn is to Be Known: Dr. Sue Gober

Trey Taulbee Learning, Spring 2014

When Dr. Sue Gober walks into a room – the energy changes. She radiates the familiarity and warmth of an old friend, even with those she has never met. She encourages with her smile and instills confidence with her words. A former kindergarten teacher and avid cupcake baker, she knows just the right way to make a student feel special …