Sep
13

Music Teacher Toots His Horn about UMO

September 13, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE –Joshua Artis clearly remembers the day he first walked onto the University of Mount Olive campus as a transfer student. “I was eager to start building relationships with my classmates and gain the knowledge and scholarship of my professors,” he said. “Most of […]

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Sep
09

UMO Faculty Recital to Feature Dr. William Ford

September 2, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – Join the University of Mount Olive for a Faculty Recital on Thursday, September 16, 2021 at 7 PM. in Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall.  The event will feature Dr. William Ford on saxophone and clarinet.  Ford will be accompanied by Alisa Gilliam […]

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Sep
02

UMO to Hold Fall Plant Sale

September 02, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE- “Growing mums is a lot like baking a cake,” said Jason Davis, University of Mount Olive Assistant Dean of the School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences. “There is a recipe that has been developed and shared over time to grow the best possible […]

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Sep
02

Carolina Sound Releases New CD

September 02, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE –The University of Mount Olive’s acapella group, Carolina Sound, has released a new CD.  The CD features a mix of original selections, current modern worship tunes, and some older songs that the group has put their own spin on.  “Big Fish,” for example, […]

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Aug
30

UMO Graduates Receive Message of Faith and Fulfillment during Weekend Ceremony

August 30, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE –Three year old Emberly Craig clapped her hands and placed them on both sides of her mother, Brittany Craig’s, face during UMO’s August commencement. Craig, was among the 143 students to receive degrees — associate, bachelor’s or master’s — during Saturday’s ceremony. Craig […]

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Aug
26

UMO to Hold Summer Graduation Saturday

MOUNT OLIVE –The University of Mount Olive will graduate approximately 140 students Saturday at 10 AM in George & Annie Dail Kornegay Arena. The platform party will include UMO President H. Edward Croom, UMO Board Chair Earl Worley, and UMO Alumni Board President Gregg Paul. Each graduate can bring up to four guests.  The ceremony […]

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Aug
25

Lending a Helping Hand

August 22, 2021 On Monday, August 23, over 230 first time, first year students completed a collective 462 hours of community service throughout the town of Mount Olive.  From 9 to 11 AM, the students dispatched to various areas in the town to paint, stain, mulch, weed, create, cleanup, and landscape.  The students focused their […]

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Aug
25

UMO and SCC Sign Articulation Agreement

August 28, 2021 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive and Southeastern Community College (SCC) have signed an important partnership agreement for southeastern NC.  The agreement will enhance educational opportunities and facilitate a seamless transfer of graduates from SCC’s Agribusiness Technology program to UMO’s agricultural bachelor of […]

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