May
27

Retired Airman Advises that You Get out of Life What You Put into it

May 28, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – Life rarely turns out as expected.  But, almost always, you can expect to get out of life, what you put into it.  Fifty year old Guy Mattern is proof positive of that statement. Mattern grew up in a small town in Northeast […]

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May
26

UMO Offers Summer Institute for FFA Students Interested in Ag Careers

May 28, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE –The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will host the 2021 NC Tobacco Trust Fund Commission Supervised Agricultural Experience (SAE) Institute for high school FFA members from July 13-15.  Check in is 8 AM daily and ends at 5 PM, except for the last day, […]

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May
24

UMO Student Uses Art to Heal and Inspire

May 24, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE- “Creating art means expressing myself in visible form,” said Celeste Aguirre Oñate. “It means putting my interpretation of my experiences on display for others. Creating art also brings me great joy, satisfaction, and healing.” Onate is a senior fine art major at the University of Mount […]

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May
20

Adversity Nor Negativity Deter Clinton Middleton from Achieving His Life Goals

May 20, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – “People sometimes ask about how I became a nurse, and the truth is that I did not really choose to be a nurse, rather nursing chose me,” said Clinton Middleton, a bachelor of science in nursing (BSN) alumnus from the University of […]

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May
17

UMO Alumna Gallops into Adventurous Future

May 17, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup MOUNT OLIVE – Analise Ritter has never owned a horse.  However, that hasn’t stopped her from pursuing her interest in the equine industry. Born in Lake Orion, Michigan, Ritter grew up in Waxhaw, North Carolina.  The only animal lover in her family, she sought out her own opportunities to […]

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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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