May
13

Howard and Sharlene Scott Honored with Endowment at UMO

May 13, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup MOUNT OLIVE – Howard and Sharlene Scott were recently honored with the naming of an Endowed Scholarship Fund at the University of Mount Olive. The fund was established by Rachel Crawford, Janice Scott, and James and Judy Pate in honor of Howard and Sharlene’s life-long efforts to promote Christian […]

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May
10

UMO Students Tour Duplin Historic Sites

May 10, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE- Members of the University of Mount Olive’s Homegrown Teaching Academy (HGTA) recently visited two historic landmarks in Duplin County. While touring Liberty Hall Museum and The Cowan Museum of History and Science, members learned about the rich history of Duplin County as well […]

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May
10

UMO Offers Scholarship for New Master’s Degree in Educational Leadership

May 10, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – Public education today dictates the need for a new type of school leader – an executive instead of an administrator. No longer are school and district leaders just managing operations, they must be able to create learning organizations that can grow and […]

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May
04

UMO Grads Turn Tassels at Weekend Ceremonies

May 4, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup MOUNT OLIVE –More than 350 students graduated from the University of Mount Olive over the weekend during three ceremonies.  It was the first in-person commencement at the institution in over a year.  The ceremonies were held by school with each graduate receiving two non-transferable guest tickets to ensure social […]

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May
03

Ratcliff and Irwin Receive Morris Awards for Academic Excellence at UMO

May 3, 20201Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE- Mallory Noel Ratcliff of Fredericksburg, VA and Monica Lynn Irwin of Wilmington received the Dr. Thomas R. Morris Awards for Academic Excellence at the University of Mount Olive’s spring commencement. The Thomas R. Morris Awards are presented to the traditional and non-traditional baccalaureate graduates […]

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Apr
26

May 1st is Decision Day for College Students

April 26, 2021 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE-May 1st has long been known as “Decision Day” in the world of traditional higher education.  It is a national day of celebration for students who have decided on their college or university of choice. For many colleges and universities, it signals the deadline […]

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Apr
23

In-Person May Graduation

April 23, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup MOUNT OLIVE –The University of Mount Olive will graduate more than 350 students during three ceremonies over a two-day period.  Due to COVID-19, it will be the first in-person ceremonies in over a year. “Our students have worked so hard and have waited so long for graduation day, and […]

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Apr
21

UMO and Randolph Community College Partner to Offer Ag Degrees

April 22, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) in collaboration with Randolph Community College (RCC) will offer students from Randolph County and the surrounding region the opportunity to complete a bachelor of science degree in multiple agricultural disciplines. Through the agreement, UMO will deliver junior and senior level courses […]

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