Jun
11

UMO Accounting Major Josh Hernandez Excels Through Dedication and Perseverance

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 11, 2024 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE –  The story of University of Mount Olive (UMO) accounting major Josh Hernandez is one of resilience, hard work, and a deep appreciation for the opportunities he has been given. A 2022 Southern Wayne High School graduate, Hernandez is on […]

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Jun
11

UMO Announces New Scholarship Fund from International Harvester Collectors

June 10, 2024 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive is announcing a new scholarship initiative established by the International Harvester Collectors Chapter 37. This scholarship fund aims to support students pursuing degrees in agriculture or closely related fields, furthering the mission of preserving the legacy and […]

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Jun
03

UMO Student Shares Insights about Travel Abroad Experience to London and Scotland

June 3, 2024 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Affairs By Lucy Hammock MOUNT OLIVE – As a sophomore English language and literature major, I have a natural interest in the United Kingdom, which is the provenance of the English language.  I was therefore excited to travel with UMO to London and Scotland.  From Myrtle […]

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Kaylynd Garner Fulfills Educational Goals through Online Format

May 28, 2024 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – Topsail resident Kaylynd Garner completed her bachelor of arts degree in marketing from the University of Mount Olive (UMO) in April. She transferred to UMO in 2021 after earning her associate in arts from Cape Fear Community College. Encouraged by her mother, […]

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May
22

Rose M. Raper Named UMO First Lady Emerita

May 22, 2024 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – It was an evening for celebrating Mrs. Rose M. Raper, First Lady of Mount Olive College (MOC), now the University of Mount Olive (UMO) from 1954-1995.  With 41 years of stalwart service by the side of her late husband, Dr. W. Burkette […]

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May
21

Andres Herrera: A Journey of Resilience and Success at the University of Mount Olive

May 21, 2024 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE, NC – Recent University of Mount Olive (UMO) May graduate Andres Herrera is an example of resilience, dedication, and achievement.  An international student from Costa Rica, Herrera recently earned his degree in Computer Information Systems (CIS). Herrera’s path to UMO began in 2021, […]

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May
20

Cates Honored with Teaching Excellence Award

May 17, 2024 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – Professor Brenda Cates has been named the recipient of the Dr. Thomas R. Morris Excellence in Teaching Award at the University of Mount Olive. The accolade is a testament to her outstanding contributions to mathematics education and her unwavering commitment to her […]

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May
15

UMO Honors Trip to Spain and Portugal: An Unforgettable Adventure for Students

May 15, 2024 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations Article by Audrey Fleming, a rising senior veterinary bioscience major from Ohio Fourteen University of Mount Olive junior and senior Honors students and their chaperons recently embarked on a seven-day journey to Spain and Portugal. The trip destination, a decision made by the junior class […]

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