Author: Jennifer Merritt

Art Education

BS Art Education The Bachelor of Science in Art Education prepares students for careers as art teachers in primary and secondary schools, museum education and community education. This degree leads to licensure to teach art in North Carolina public schools. In this program, you will study fields of art studio, art history, personal artistic expression, [...]
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Apr
15

UMO Nursing Students on the Front Lines of COVID-19

MOUNT OLIVE-We have all likely been watching the daily news with images of frontline healthcare professionals doing their best to combat COVID-19.  They appear stressed, over worked, and worried.  Yet, they return day-after-day and give 100% of themselves to fight this horrendous pandemic. They do it, not only because it is the job they are […]

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Apr
13

Turn the Page to Good News

MOUNT OLIVE-With so much doom and gloom information filling our news feeds, University of Mount Olive Moye Library offers a bit of inspiration and positivity.  Evening and Weekend Supervisor Beth Rose shares some resources and suggested reading opportunities for readers of all ages. “In times of crisis, we return to stories,” Rose said.  “There’s no […]

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Apr
08

A “Berry” Good Opportunity

MOUNT OLIVE-It’s April 2020, and although the world around us is much different than anything we have ever experienced in our lifetimes, there is much that is the same.  Flowers are blooming, pollen is looming, Easter is Sunday, and strawberry stands are popping up all around. The signs of spring and hope for new beginnings […]

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Apr
06

The New “Normal” for College Students

MOUNT OLIVE-Sure, every college student in today’s time has likely taken an online class or two, after all, it is the 21st century.  However, most college students didn’t anticipate spending nearly half the semester isolated at home doing 100 percent of their courses from their personal laptops. Yet, that is the reality and the new […]

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Mar
31

Behind the Screens

MOUNT OLIVE-The University of Mount Olive is widely known for its online adult and graduate programs.  However, as a result of Corona Virus (COVID-19), the University has recently transitioned all of its traditional academic programming to an online format as well.  The process has stretched personnel, students, and technology in new and exciting ways. UMO’s […]

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Mar
30

UMO Students Create Fitness Apparel Business

MOUNT OLIVE- Seven University of Mount Olive students have taken what they have learned in their Business Practicum class to the next level as part of a unique integrative business experience (IBE).  Led by Tillman School of Business Assistant Professor of Finance Dr. Ana Dickson, the students were challenged to incorporate what they have learned […]

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Mar
21

UMO Mourns Loss of Fourth Student in Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2020 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations UMO Announces Passing of Chaney Partrich MOUNT OLIVE-“It seems almost incomprehensible that in the past eight days, the University of Mount Olive has mourned the loss of four students,” said UMO Interim President Dr. Edward Croom.  “But, today we learned that Chaney […]

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