Author: Rhonda Jessup

Feb
20

UMO Students Volunteer at Green & Growin’ Event 

February 16, 2023   Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations  Students from the UMO school of Agriculture & Biological Sciences recently volunteered at the Annual North Carolina Nursery and Landscape Association Green & Growin’ event.  The event was held at the Sheraton Four Seasons hotel and Greensboro Coliseum.   According to Assistant Dean for the […]

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Feb
20

Practice Makes Perfect When Interviewing for a Job 

Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations February 16, 2023  MOUNT OLIVE  – “Practice does, in fact, make perfect,” says Dean of Tillman School of Business Kathy T. Best.  For that reason, each year the University of Mount Olive’s Tillman School of Business (TSB) provides opportunities for students to gain practical experience.  This year’s mock […]

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Feb
16

Grant Provides Funding for VR Device Aimed at Helping Future Educators 

February 16, 2023  Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations  Student Intern, Macy Parkhurst   MOUNT OLIVE – University of Mount Olive Assistant Professor of Education Dr. Kelly Alves has received a $500 mini-grant from the North Carolina Council for Exceptional Children. With the money obtained through this grant, Dr. Alves has purchased an Oculus Virtual […]

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Feb
02

UMO Students to Compete in Annual NCICU Ethics Bowl 

January 31, 2023  Director: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations  Macy Parkhurst, Student Intern   MOUNT OLIVE – Five students from the University of Mount Olive will participate in the 2023 North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities (NCICU) Ethics Bowl. The competition will take place February 10-11 at the North Carolina Legislative building in Raleigh, NC.  […]

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Jan
30

UMO Alumni to Visit Iceland’s Magical Northern Lights 

January 27, 2023   Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations   Student Intern, Macy Parkhurst     MOUNT OLIVE – Join the University of Mount Olive Alumni for a trip to experience the “land of fire and ice” and chase the aurora borealis across an ethereal wonderland with the University of Mount Olive from October 27 – November […]

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Jan
26

UMO Board Extends President H. Edward Croom’s Contract  

January 26, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations   MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive Board of Trustees has announced its decision to extend Dr. H. Edward Croom’s contract as president through June 30, 2028.  The unanimous vote came during the Board’s January meeting.   Croom accepted the contract and thanked the Board […]

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Jan
26

FREE Adult Mental Health First Aid Course

January 24, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations Macy Parkhurst, Student Intern    MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive Psychology Department will offer a free Adult Mental Health First Aid Course. The event will be held on February 4, 2023, in Raper Hall Room 130 from 9 AM to 4 PM. The […]

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Jan
26

Dr. Antonio E. Puente to Speak about Mental Health at UMO  

January 23, 2023  Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations  Student Intern, Macy Parkhurst  MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive will host former American Psychological Association President Dr. Antonio E. Puente on February 8, 2023 at 6 PM in Southern Bank Auditorium. The topic of his presentation will be Mental Health Today.  Dr. […]

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