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Sep
17

UMO Homecoming Weekend Set for November 15-17

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will hold its annual Homecoming Weekend November 15-17. The weekend will be filled with events and activities for alumni, current students, faculty, staff, and community members of all ages. Festivities are set to begin at 12 noon on Friday, November 15, with the annual Alumni Golf Tournament […]

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Sep
12

UMO Concert Series Event to Feature NC Guitar Quartet

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will host a concert series event featuring the NC Guitar Quartet on Thursday, September 26 at 7 PM in the Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall. Since it began touring in 1991, the North Carolina Guitar Quartet has showcased the virtuosic and intimate sounds of the classical guitar […]

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Sep
10

UMO’s Newest Students Dine with the President and First Lady


MOUNT OLIVE –When the University of Mount Olive President and First Lady David and Mary Poole welcome students and tell them, “We want you to consider this your home for the next four years,” they mean it! Each fall Dr. and Mrs. Poole invite all first time students, to a cookout at their home. Because […]

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Sep
10

Herring Scholarship Makes College Possible

MOUNT OLIVE – In an early afternoon reception Mary Drummond, daughter of the late Otha E. Herring, recently met with the University of Mount Olive’s newest Herring Scholars. During the event she told attendees about her father, Otha E. Herring, who set up an endowment that provides funding for their scholarships. “My dad was a […]

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UMO to Celebrate Constitution Day

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive will celebrate Constitution Day on Tuesday, September 17 at 11 AM in Southern Bank Auditorium located in Raper Hall. Benjamin Franklin impersonator, Barry Stevens, will be the guest speaker. Dressed in authentic 18th century attire, Stevens will present an engaging speech and historical character interaction. He will delve […]

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Aug
30

Serving Others through Agriculture

MOUNT OLIVE- Since he was old enough to hold a garden hoe, Noah Stewart has found purpose in serving others through agriculture. As a child, he fondly recalls late nights and bright summer days helping out on the family farm. “My father is an agricultural teacher at Spring Creek High School and my mother’s family […]

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Aug
30

Like Father, Like Daughter

MOUNT OLIVE- The age old saying, “it’s in my blood” is certainly relevant to University of Mount Olive (UMO) incoming freshman Kayla Frazier. After all, her dad, Marvin, went to Mount Olive back in 1989. Her uncle, Jeffery Harrison, is also a member of the University’s first four-year graduating class. “Being so familiar with UMO […]

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Aug
29

Important Information About Hurricane Dorian

We continue to follow the progress of Hurricane Dorian and although there are some variations in the projected paths by the different models, it is looking more likely that eastern North Carolina will be affected. Therefore, we have decided to cancel all seated classes (both Traditional and at the Locations) starting with Wednesday morning at 8 […]

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