Author: Rhonda Jessup

Aug
11

It’s Never too Late to Make Your Dreams Come True

MOUNT OLIVE- We’ve all heard that old saying, “When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade.” Well, that is exactly what 26-year-old Skyler Rockafellow of Auburn, WA has done. Rockafellow grew up poor, but she has not let her circumstances dictate her future. “I knew from an early age, if I was going to be […]

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Aug
03

UMO’s New Degree Program to Help Underserved Populations

MOUNT OLIVE- “I want to be a counselor, and I want to help underserved children,” said Aviance Hines of Bunn, NC. Hines will be part of the first class of students enrolled in the University of Mount Olive’s (UMO) new Master of Science in Counseling: Clinical Mental Health online degree program which starts this fall. […]

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Jul
30

Dealing with COVID-19: Adolescents Suffering in Silence

by Natalie Kemp, MA, LPA, Department Chair for Psychology and Assistant Professor of Psychology MOUNT OLIVE – University of Mount Olive Psychology Department Chair Natalie Kemp shares insights on the psychological impacts of COVID-19 on teens and young adults. As a professional, I know that the adolescent years are significant times of growth and development […]

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