Shirley Sutterfield, Director of Student Retention and Coordinator of Disability Support Services
After raising a family, Shirley began working at the University of Mobile in July 1993. She received her B.S. degree in Organizational and Administrative Leadership in 2003 and her M.A. degree in Marriage and Family Counseling in 2007, both from the University of Mobile. She is currently pursuing licensure with the Alabama Board of Examiners in Marriage and Family Therapy.
As Director of Student Retention Shirley works with students, families, faculty, and staff to identify risk factors for students and to offer interventions for these issues through programs and individual counseling.
She serves students with disabilities by identifying accommodations available to ensure equal access to higher education for this student population.
In addition, she oversees all services provided by the Student Success Center.
Shirley’s top 5 strengths are: Harmony, Intellection, Relator, Learner, and Maximizer.
Jeremiah 29:11 “For I know the plans I have for you, plans to prosper you and not to harm you; plans to give you hope and a future.”
You can email Shirley at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Brooke Catchpole, University Counselor
A native of Mobile, Brooke returned home after earning her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and Bachelor of Science in Pastoral Studies from Lee University in 2008 and her Master of Arts in Marriage and Family Therapy from Richmont Graduate University in 2010. She has served at the University of Mobile since July 2010. She is currently pursuing licensure with the Alabama Board of Examiners in Marriage and Family Therapy.
As University Counselor, Brooke serves as a Masters Level Counselor to the Student Success Center. Brooke meets with students regarding relational, emotional, spiritual and academic counseling needs. In addition, she coordinates Freshman Seminar and is the SSC support contact for all freshmen.
Brooke’s top 5 strengths are: Belief, Strategic, Responsibility, Woo and Learner
Proverbs 3:5-6 “Trust in the Lord with all your heart; and lean not on your own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge Him, and he shall direct your paths.”
You can email Brooke at email@example.com.
Brenda Davis, Coordinator of Career Development
Brenda Davis received her B.S. degree in Speech and English Education from the University of Southern Mississippi. She received her M.A. degree in Marriage and Family Counseling from the University of Mobile.
As Coordinator of Career Development, Brenda meets with students and directs and leads on-campus career events and workshops. She is also responsible for the Job Board on MyUM and in Weaver Hall and assists students in finding full and part-time jobs.
Brenda’s top 5 strengths are: Positivity, Woo, Communication, Learner, and Maximizer.
“Commit your works to the Lord, and your plans will be established.” Proverbs 16:3
You can email Brenda at firstname.lastname@example.org.