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Great Commission Globe ready for University of Mobile graduates

The University of Mobile (UM) will hold a ribbon-cutting ceremony today at 3 p.m. to celebrate a new focal point on campus and the centerpiece of a new graduation tradition. Read the full story here or by going to http://www.thealabamabaptist.orgContinue reading

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Together: Kevin Wilburn

MONTGOMERY (Neisha Roberts) — Preaching from Genesis 22, Kevin Wilburn emphasized how Abraham and Isaac walked together up Mount Moriah, and walked back down together. Wilburn, vice president of advancement at the University of Mobile, noted how Abraham and his … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist universities among best in South for veterans

BIRMINGHAM (TAB) — Two Alabama Baptist universities ranked among top schools in the South for their programs for veterans. The University of Mobile (UM) was ranked 3rd and Samford University in Birmingham was ranked 4th in the South for Best Colleges for Veterans in the 2017 U.S. … Continue reading

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UM names new VP of academic affairs

MOBILE (UM) — University of Mobile (UM) has named Alabama native and former Samford University in Birmingham administrator Christopher McCaghren as vice president of academic affairs. Currently, McCaghren is dean of the College of Education at Anderson University in South … Continue reading

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Alabama Baptist colleges named best in state

All three Alabama Baptist colleges — Judson College in Marion, Samford University in Birmingham and the University of Mobile (UMobile) — were named among the best four-year colleges in Alabama, with 2 of the 3 garnering the top two spots. … Continue reading

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Mobile Mayor Stimpson to speak at UMobile graduation

MOBILE — Mobile Mayor Sandy Stimpson is the keynote speaker for the University of Mobile’s (UMobile) 49th graduation ceremony on Saturday, May 14 at 10 a.m. at the Mobile Civic Center. Stimpson will be awarded an honorary Doctor of Humane … Continue reading

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University of Mobile elects new president

MOBILE (UMobile, TAB) — Timothy L. Smith, provost of Anderson University in South Carolina, has been elected the fourth president of the University of Mobile (UMobile), effective May 16. The UMobile board of trustees elected Smith in a special called … Continue reading

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University of Mobile announces presidential search committee

MOBILE, Ala. (UMobile) — University of Mobile (UMobile) Board of Trustees Chair Terry Harbin announced today members of the Presidential Search Committee that will choose the next president of the Christian university. “We have assembled a remarkable committee whose members … Continue reading

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UMobile President Mark Foley announces retirement in 2016

MOBILE, Ala. (UMobile) — After more than 17 years as president of the University of Mobile (UMobile), Mark Foley announced today that he will step down as head of the Baptist-affiliated college in 2016. “Since accepting the position of president … Continue reading

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UMobile-rooted Veritas to join Sandi Patty farewell tour

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (TAB) — A vocal group that got its start at the University of Mobile will be going on tour with 5-time Grammy Award-winner Sandi Patty in 2016. Veritas, a 5-man contemporary classical group with Alabama roots, will be … Continue reading

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