When Nashville Calls

Samantha Moats Experience, Spring 2017

Meredith McCarson was 16 years old when she realized the Lord was calling her to Nashville, TN. This realization came when her father Ronnie McCarson, pastor of senior adults at Cottage Hill Baptist Church, took her to visit Music Row. Meredith fell in love with the city. Over the years, Meredith never lost sight of her Nashville dream and worked …

Seeing God’s Hand at Work

Kathy Dean Faith, Spring 2017

  As a member and past chairman of the University of Mobile Board of Trustees, Fred Wilson has had an insider’s view of the university’s challenges and successes for the past 11 years. What he has seen brings tears to his eyes. “For a Christian, your fundamental desire is to see God. We may not see Him physically as a …

Out with the Old, In with the New Steinway

Kathy Dean Learning, Spring 2017

University of Mobile is the 185th “All-Steinway School” in the world, after completing a year-long fundraising campaign to replace an inventory of aging pianos with 24 Steinway pianos. Now, students in the Christian university’s Alabama School of the Arts are practicing and performing on pianos considered by many professional musicians to be the finest instruments in the world. Sally Coveleskie, …

Creating a Lasting Legacy

Kathy Dean Giving, Spring 2017

Before there were computers, there was Doris Davis and her Rolodex. When attorney Massey Bedsole wanted to correspond with someone, he would call out from his office in Mobile to his longtime legal secretary, whose desk was just a few feet away. Plucking a card from her Rolodex, Doris would give Massey all the information he needed to write a …

The Great Commission (and a New Tradition)

Trey Taulbee Faith, Spring 2017

University of Mobile’s commitment to being a Christ-centered institution focused on rigorous academics within the context of a Biblical worldview will be symbolically represented with a new campus centerpiece currently under construction – the Great Commission Globe. The Great Commission Globe is a granite sphere engraved with a map of the world. Water emerging from the top will cascade over …

Focus Fridays: A Time to Refresh, Renew, and Reinvigorate

Trey Taulbee Experience, Spring 2017

  Students, faculty and staff returned to campus in January with a new academic schedule and an expanded selection of extracurricular opportunities. The university switched to a 4-day academic week and designated Focus Fridays as a time when the university family can join together in learning, service and rest. Why a 4-Day Week? Progressive companies across the United States have …

A New Day, A New Journey

Kathy Dean Faith, Spring 2017

“University of Mobile is not just a university which students attend to gain an education but a pivotal point in each of their lives in shaping their intellectual understanding of one’s desired discipline while understanding the implications and practice within the context of Christ.” –Dr. Timothy L. Smith, President When Erika Samuels walked into the new Center for Excellence in …