Author: Rhonda Jessup

May
23

RLS Internship Program Benefits UMO Students and Alumni

Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations Article by Grayson Morgan, Student Intern MOUNT OLIVE – The Recreation and Leisure Studies (RLS) Department at the University of Mount Olive (UMO) had 31 interns in the spring semester, and at least 13 of those were supervised by UMO RLS alumni. Two of those students, DaShawn Davis […]

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May
08

UMO Faculty Recognized

May 8, 2023  During an end-of-year luncheon, the University of Mount Olive recognized several faculty members for their outstanding service during the 2022-23 academic year.             School of Agriculture & Biological Sciences Stephen Edwards –Dr. Edwards served as the faculty lead in organizing and administering an on-line training series providing professional development opportunities for high […]

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May
08

University of Mount Olive Alumna Named 2023 Texas Mother of the Year®

May 08, 2023 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations Mother’s Day is a time of celebration, love, and recognition.  This Mother’s Day will be extra special for one University of Mount Olive Alumna.  Aisha Atkinson, from the class of 2013, has been named the 2023 Texas Mother of the Year®. Atkinson is the 71st […]

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May
08

Tim Tebow Delivers University of Mount Olive Commencement Address

May 6, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE –Kornegay Arena was filled to capacity for the University of Mount Olive’s spring commencement ceremony featuring football legend and philanthropist Tim Tebow as the guest speaker. “It is with great pride and joy that I welcome you to the 2023 Spring Commencement Ceremony,” […]

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May
03

UMO Opens Registration for Summer Ag Camps

May 2, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations                                                              MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences recently […]

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May
01

Dr. Sandy Maddox Receives State’s Highest Civilian Honor

May 1, 2023 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – Dr. Sandy Maddox was recently awarded the state’s highest civilian honor, The Order of the Long Leaf Pine.  The award was signed by NC Governor Roy Cooper and presented to Maddox by UMO President Dr. H. Edward Croom during the University’s recent […]

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Apr
27

UMO Tillman School of Business Seniors Participate in Business Luncheon

April 27, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – Seniors in the University of Mount Olive’s Tillman School of Business (TSB) recently gathered for a final learning luncheon in the Hennessee Room of the Holmes and Lois K. Murphy Center.  Atlantic Casualty Insurance Company (ACIC) sponsored the event. Attendees had the […]

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Apr
27

UMO Alumni Plan Trip to Iceland 

April 26, 2023 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations  MOUNT OLIVE – For nearly a decade, the University of Mount Olive Alumni Association has offered a travel program for alumni and friends of the University.   Alumni Board member Jennifer Carter, from the classes of 2009 and 2015, went on the inaugural trip to Wales […]

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