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Mar
21

Smithfield Foods Establishes $250,000 Endowed Scholarship Program at the University of Mount Olive

Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, UMO Director of Public Relations rjessup@umo.edu Ray Atkinson Smithfield Foods, Inc. ratkinson@smithfield.com Smithfield, Va., March 21, 2024 — Smithfield Foods has created an endowed scholarship program to benefit leaders of tomorrow from the University of Mount Olive in North Carolina. As part of the Smithfield Foods Future Leaders Endowed Scholarship Program, the […]

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Feb
08

Wayne County Educational Institutions Launch Local Teacher Pathway

Today marks a historic day in Wayne County, as the leaders of the county’s three largest educational institutions came together at Wayne Community College to officially launch TEACH Wayne. The innovative and collaborative teacher education preparation pathway between Wayne County Public Schools (WCPS), Wayne Community College (WCC), and the University of Mount Olive (UMO) is […]

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Dec
08

Future Nurse Inspires Those Around Him

December 7, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations Article and Photos by: Grayson Morgan, Student Intern MOUNT OLIVE – Although Wagner Lainez-Pelico didn’t set out to inspire those around him, his actions and efforts have certainly left their mark. At 21, Wagner Lainez-Pelico exhibits the essence of drive and ambition. His journey began in 2013, when he moved […]

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Nov
29

UMO to Hold December Graduation 

November 29, 2023  Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations  MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive will hold its fall Commencement on Saturday, December 9, at 10 AM in the George & Annie Dail Kornegay Arena. Approximately 280 students will be graduated.    The platform party will include UMO President Dr. H. Edward Croom, […]

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Nov
02

Golden LEAF Luncheon Highlights Scholarship Recipients

November 2, 2023 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – At its core, the Golden LEAF Scholarship program is an investment in students and the communities in which they live and intend to work.  Since its inception in 1999, the Golden LEAF Foundation has awarded more than $60 million in scholarship funding […]

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Oct
20

UMO Accounting Students Visit BDO

October 20, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations RALEIGH, NC -Accounting students from the University of Mount Olive’s Tillman School of Business recently visited BDO, one of the nation’s top accounting firms. The event provided students the opportunity to meet with real-world accounting professionals and receive insight into the accounting industry. Students traveled […]

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Oct
13

UMO Revival October 23-24 

October 13, 2023  Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations  Article by: Macy Parkhurst, Student Intern   MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive fall Revival will take place at 7 PM on October 23 and 24 in Rodgers Chapel. The event will feature Nike Peele, Campus Pastor at NC State and founder of Ignite […]

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Oct
13

UMO Ceramics Show Opens and Continues Through October 29 

October 13, 2023  Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations  MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive recently held the opening for its first annual Ceramics Show entitled, “A Celebration of Creativity and Craftsmanship.” Faculty, staff, students, and community members came out to peruse the displays, talk with the artists, and purchase some of […]

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