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USA, UM Report High Enrollment

September 29, 2023
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According to preliminary enrollment data in Alabama, only three of the state’s 14 public, four-year universities experienced a downturn in annual enrollment during 2022-2023. This is despite the difficult atmosphere for colleges since the pandemic, AL.com reported. Even universities that have struggled within the past 10 years are having a good start to the 2023-2024…

Musso To Speak At UM Luncheon

Musso To Speak At UM Luncheon

September 22, 2023
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Johnny “The Italian Stallion” Musso, former star running back for the University of Alabama Crimson Tide and Chicago Bears, will be the featured speaker for the Partners for Purpose Luncheon, a fundraising event for the University of Mobile (UM). October 19 will see a silent auction featuring autographed footballs and prints starting at 11:15 a.m.,…

UM Piano Festival Underway

UM Piano Festival Underway

August 25, 2023
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The University of Mobile (UM) has announced the seventh annual Alabama School of the Arts Piano Festival, a yearlong series of masterclasses and workshops, recitals by guest artists and faculty, and special performances by university students and UM’s piano ensemble. This year, there are workshops and masterclasses with international artists and educators from countries including…

UM Ranks Highly In Nationwide List

UM Ranks Highly In Nationwide List

July 28, 2023
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The University of Mobile (UM) has been named one of “America’s Best Small Employers” for 2023 byForbes, UM announced. The Mobile-based school ranked No. 230 nationwide and is the only educational institution in the state selected for inclusion from an initial pool of more than 10,000 businesses. The university employs 185 full-time and 75 part-time…

UM School Of Nursing Grant To Offer Loan Forgiveness

UM School Of Nursing Grant To Offer Loan Forgiveness

July 21, 2023
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The University of Mobile (UM) School of Nursing has been awarded a grant that provides up to 85% loan forgiveness for eligible students seeking a graduate nursing degree. Dr. Jessica Garner, graduate dean of the school, said the Nurse Faculty Loan Program award is designed to help current nurse educators or practicing nurses obtain a…

UM’S Athletic Training Program Accredited

UM’S Athletic Training Program Accredited

April 21, 2023
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The Master of Athletic Training (MAT) program at the University of Mobile (UM) has been granted initial accreditation by the Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE). Program Director Dr. Melissa Thomas said the MAT program’s first graduating class will be awarded degrees on May 6. CAATE peer reviewers completed a comprehensive onsite review…

UM Faculty Moves, Staff Hires

UM Faculty Moves, Staff Hires

January 13, 2023
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The University of Mobile (UM) has named Dr. Debra Chancey associate vice president for institutional effectiveness in its office for academic affairs. Chancey previously served as dean of the School of Education. Dr. Joyce Woodburn, associate professor of education, has been named dean of the School of Education. Dr. Todd Hicks, professor of nurse anesthesiology,…

UM Offering Cybersecurity Concentration

UM Offering Cybersecurity Concentration

December 23, 2022
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The University of Mobile (UM) is offering a new cybersecurity concentration in its BS in computer information systems program. UM says the concentration prepares graduates for careers in a field growing four times faster than the average, with a median salary exceeding $90,000. Applications are being accepted now for students interested in the concentration and…

Christmas Spectacular Tickets On Sale

Christmas Spectacular Tickets On Sale

October 7, 2022
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EIGHT MILE, Ala. — Eight Mile’s Alabama School of the Arts has announced the University of Mobile’s (UM) annual Christmas Spectacular for November 17-20 at Cottage Hill Baptist Church. This event is seen each year in person by more than 10,000 people, including many who travel to Mobile from across the U.S., and it is…

Hasselbeck To Speak At UM Leadership Summit

Hasselbeck To Speak At UM Leadership Summit

October 2, 2022
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The University of Mobile (UM) has announced that Emmy Award winner and former Fox & Friends co-host Elisabeth Hasselbeck will be the featured speaker for its 16th Leadership Banquet. Taking place on October 25 at the Mobile Convention Center, the event serves as the university’s main fundraiser of the year. It will begin with a…

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