Nov
20

UMO Alumnus Dean Rouse Receives Tillman Business Award

MOUNT OLIVE- Dean Rouse of Pink Hill recently received the Tillman Business Award during the 2019 University of Mount Olive (UMO) Alumni Awards Ceremony. Rouse, a seventh generation tobacconist, graduated from Mount Olive College with a bachelor of science in political sciences in 1990. Living on the family farm in the Liddell Community of Lenoir […]

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Nov
20

Kristi Nixon Receives UMO Alumni Hall of Fame Award

MOUNT OLIVE- University of Mount Olive (UMO) alumna Kristi Nixon of Edenton was recently honored during the University’s Annual Alumni Ceremony. She received the Alumni Hall of Fame Award in recognition for her productive citizenship and outstanding service to community. As Regional Environmental Health Supervisor for the state, she has brought distinction to UMO through […]

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Nov
20

UMO Alumna JaNae Joyner Receives W. Burkette Raper Leadership Award

MOUNT OLIVE- University of Mount Olive (UMO) alumna Dr. JaNae Joyner of Winston Salem was recently honored during the University’s Annual Alumni Awards Ceremony. She received the W. Burkette Raper Leadership Award, given to alumni who have demonstrated outstanding character, leadership, personal initiative, integrity, dedication to duty, and respect for others. Joyner is a Mount […]

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Nov
20

UMO Alumnus Roy Harris Receive Excellence in Teaching Award

MOUNT OLIVE- University of Mount Olive (UMO) alumnus Roy Harris of Erwin was recently honored during the University’s Annual Alumni Ceremony. He received the Lorelle F. Martin and Michael R. Pelt Excellence in Teaching Award for his exceptional service as an educator. Harris graduated from Mount Olive College in 2007 with a degree in music. […]

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Nov
18

UMO Alumni Receive Awards

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) recently honored five of its distinguished alumni with various awards for their dedication, passion, and outstanding service in the community and workforce. Marian Kennedy and Roy Harris received the Lorelle F. Martin and Michael R. Pelt Excellence in Teaching Award; JaNae Joyner received the W. Burkette Raper […]

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Nov
15

UMO to Hold Annual Christmas by Candlelight Service

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount (UMO) will hold its Annual Christmas by Candlelight Service on Friday, December 6, at 7 PM and Saturday, December 7, at 2:30 PM and at 6:30 PM. The event will take place at the First Baptist Church of Mount Olive. Guests will enjoy a Christ-centered service patterned after the […]

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Nov
15

Pending Weather Causes Changes in UMO’s Homecoming Activities

MOUNT OLIVE- University of Mount Olive officials have made some changes to this weekend’s outdoor Homecoming festivities due to the predicted cold and rainy weather. The golf tournament schedule for Friday, November 15, has been canceled. Additionally, Family Fun Day scheduled for 11 AM to 4 PM on Saturday has also been called off. All […]

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Nov
13

UMO Celebrates Founding

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive celebrated 68 years of providing Christian higher education at the University’s annual Founders Day Worship Service on Wednesday. Special music was provided by the University’s Concert Choir, Women’s Choir, and Campus Ministry Leaders Lester and Holly Rector. UMO President Dr. David Poole welcomed attendees and introduced special guest […]

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