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University of Mobile Welcomes New 2013 Faculty

The University of Mobile welcomes six full-time faculty members to campus as the 2013-14 academic year begins. New faculty are:

Dr. Linda Fontenot, associate professor of nursing. Fontenot holds a B.S.N. from University of South Alabama, an M.S.N. from University of Alabama in Birmingham, and a D.N.P. from University of Tennessee. She has taught previously at UMobile and has served as a family nurse practitioner with The Shoulder in Daphne, AL.


Megan Cary, assistant professor of art. Cary holds a B.F.A. from the University of South Alabama and M.F.A. from Savannah College of Art & Design. She has received Gold PPAI Technology awards for social media, eCommerce Website, and Web Content/Functionality and has been employed as a graphic designer.


Dr. Cassidy “Casey” J. Cooper, assistant professor of sociology. Cooper holds B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees from Baylor University, and has worked in the areas of institutional effectiveness and as a senior researcher for the Center for Community Research and Development.


Dr. Robert “Buddy” Landry, assistant professor of marriage and family counseling. Landry holds an A.A. and B.A. from Mississippi College, and a Ph.D. and M.Div. from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary. He is a licensed professional counselor and was previously employed with Singing River Health System in Mississippi.


Dr. Michael Robinson, assistant professor of history. Robinson holds a B.S. from North Carolina State University, M.A. from University of North Carolina Wilmington, and Ph.D. from Louisiana State University. He has taught at L.S.U.


Lee Anne Squires, instructor in nursing. Squires holds a B.S.N. from University of South Alabama and M.S.N. from University of North Alabama. She has served as an adjunct at UMobile and as a registered nurse in the intensive care unit at Springhill Medical Center.


About the University of Mobile:

The University of Mobile is a Christian university located in Mobile, Ala., on an 880-acre campus near Gulf Coast beaches. More than 1,600 students are enrolled in more than 40 undergraduate and graduate programs in the College of Arts and Sciences, College of Christian Leadership, School of Business, School of Christian Ministries, School of Education, School of Nursing, School of Worship Leadership, Center for Performing Arts/School of Music and Center for Adult Programs.

For more information about the University of Mobile, visit the website at or call Enrollment Services at 1.800.WIN.RAMS or 251.442.2222.
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