Feb
21

Lee Delivers Black History Month Lecture

Jerilyn Lee, creator of the renowned “Stories of the United States Colored Troops” Facebook page, presented a Black History Month Lecture at the University of Mount Olive on Monday, February 19.  As an active participant in the historical Civil War community, Lee has traveled the state, presenting her knowledge of the United States Colored Troops […]

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Feb
19

UMO Offers FREE Tax Service

The Tillman School of Business Department of Accounting, Finance, Cybersecurity, & Applied Computer Science has kicked off 2024 VITA Program under the direction of Mr. Waylon Woodall, CPA. VITA is an acronym for Volunteer Income Tax Assistance. This program offers UMO students the opportunity to gain experience in preparing individual taxes for people who live […]

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Feb
16

UMO Receives $3.2 Million from NC General Assembly

MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive has received $3.2 million from the North Carolina General Assembly for use in the areas of agriculture, nursing, and aviation.  North Carolina State Representatives Larry C. Strickland, Jimmy Dixon and John R. Bell, IV made the check presentation.  “I believe with all my heart that these gentlemen […]

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Feb
14

University of Mount Olive to Host Annual Career Fair

MOUNT OLIVE – With spring commencement rapidly approaching, many students are already looking at career opportunities to put their newly acquired education and skills to good use.   Underclassmen wanting to secure summer employment and internship opportunities can also take advantage of the University of Mount Olive’s Annual Career Fair.  Scheduled for Thursday, March 14, from […]

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Feb
13

High-Tech Flight Simulator is a Game Changer

MOUNT OLIVE – Future pilots in the UMO Flight School can now take advantage of the Redbird FMS state-of-the-art flight simulator. The simulator, which includes two aircraft setups- the Cessna 172 and the Piper Seminole, is programmable to simulate different weather conditions, terrains, and flying situations.  “The simulator is a game changer,” said Gary Whaley, […]

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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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Feb
07

UMO Alumnus Brad Alford Gives Poignant Advice to UMO Sports Management Students

MOUNT OLIVE – It was a homecoming for Brad Alford, Assistant Commissioner, Sports, Championships, and Compliance for the North Carolina High School Athletic Association.  Alford recently returned to his alma mater to speak with University of Mount Olive sports management students. Alford joined the NCHSAA staff in August of 2010. He is a Certified Master […]

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Feb
07

UMO to Host Black History Month Event

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will host a Black History Month program in Rodgers Chapel on Monday, February 19, at 10 AM. The guest speaker will be Jerilyn Lee, creator of the renowned “Stories of the United States Colored Troops” Facebook page. Lee is a Mount Olive resident and UMO alumna. She […]

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