Author: Rhonda Jessup

Aug
10

UMO’s New Crop of Students to Arrive August 18

August 10, 2023 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive campus will soon welcome new and returning traditional students to campus.  New students move-in on August 18 and returning students will arrive on August 20.  Traditional classes are set to begin on Monday, August 21. “We are […]

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Aug
02

UMO to Host Free Mental Health First Aid Course

­Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE, NC – The University Mount Olive will host a FREE adult mental health first aid training course sponsored by Eastpointe. This leading mental health care organization serves a 10-county area, including Wayne, Duplin, and Sampson counties. The course will take place on Saturday, September 9 from […]

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Aug
02

Flores Counts Her Gains and Credits Her Losses

Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations Flores Counts Her Gains and Credits Her Losses MOUNT OLIVE, NC – Laura Michelle Flores has faced many obstacles in her 21 years.  Yet, every challenge and every setback has only seemed to motivate the quiet and reserved accounting student.  The only daughter of emigrant parents, Flores was […]

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Jul
27

One Size Does Not Fit All

July 25, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE, NC – Morgan Simpson could have gone to any college of her choice.  After all, the 2023 South Johnston High School valedictorian was top of her class of 327 students. With a strong background in FFA and agriculture, Simpson aspires to become both […]

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Jul
20

Summer Internship Provides Experience and Connections for Future Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations   MOUNT OLIVE, NC – Israel Velazquez Francisco, a senior at the University of Mount Olive (UMO), is gaining practical experience through an internship at the Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc. With a passion for business and a strong work ethic instilled […]

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Jul
07

Summer Internship Combines Passion for Ag and Accounting

July 7, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations Article By: Grayson Morgan, Student Intern MOUNT OLIVE, NC – University of Mount Olive (UMO) senior Ryan Hare is making the most of his summer by interning at the Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc. With a passion for agribusiness and accounting, Hare’s internship is providing […]

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Jul
06

Lewis Promoted to UMO Chief Academic Officer

July 5, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive has announced that Dr. Burt Lewis will head its Office of Academic Affairs. University of Mount Olive President Dr. H. Edward Croom said, “Dr. Lewis has been a part of the University of Mount Olive for many […]

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Jun
27

Summer TODAY Magazine Released

We are excited to share with you the Summer 2023 issue of the TODAY magazine. This issue covers a great deal of the excitement and energy happening at the University of Mount Olive. We hope you will read through the pages and feel a sense of pride in our students, our alumni, and our ever-growing momentum. […]

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