Nov
15

UMO to Hold Annual Christmas by Candlelight Service

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount (UMO) will hold its Annual Christmas by Candlelight Service on Friday, December 6, at 7 PM and Saturday, December 7, at 2:30 PM and at 6:30 PM. The event will take place at the First Baptist Church of Mount Olive. Guests will enjoy a Christ-centered service patterned after the […]

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Nov
15

Pending Weather Causes Changes in UMO’s Homecoming Activities

MOUNT OLIVE- University of Mount Olive officials have made some changes to this weekend’s outdoor Homecoming festivities due to the predicted cold and rainy weather. The golf tournament schedule for Friday, November 15, has been canceled. Additionally, Family Fun Day scheduled for 11 AM to 4 PM on Saturday has also been called off. All […]

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Nov
13

UMO Celebrates Founding

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive celebrated 68 years of providing Christian higher education at the University’s annual Founders Day Worship Service on Wednesday. Special music was provided by the University’s Concert Choir, Women’s Choir, and Campus Ministry Leaders Lester and Holly Rector. UMO President Dr. David Poole welcomed attendees and introduced special guest […]

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Nov
11

UMO to Hold Annual Founders Day Event

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will hold its annual Founders Day on Wednesday, November 13, at 11 AM in the Southern Bank Auditorium in Raper Hall. Founders Day is a time that the University pauses to reflect on and honor those who invested in the University’s beginnings. It is a time for […]

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Nov
05

UMO Fall Show and Reception to Feature Senior Artists

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will host its senior fall Art Show reception on Thursday, November 14, from 4 to 6 PM at the Teresa Pelt Grubbs Art Gallery in Laughinghouse Hall. The Show will feature works by students representing the three major disciplines of the Department of Fine Arts: Art, Photography, […]

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Nov
04

UMO to Hold Campus Revival

MOUNT OLIVE- “When Ordinary Becomes Extraordinary,” is the theme for the University of Mount Olive campus revival starting Sunday night November 3, for three nights. The event is scheduled for 7 PM on November 3rd, 4th, and 5th in Kornegay Arena. The event is FREE and the public is invited to attend. “As a comprehensive […]

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Oct
30

UMO Launches New Website

MOUNT OLIVE-The University of Mount Olive launched its new website www.umo.edu on Tuesday afternoon, October 29. The site features a fresh and modern home page, user-centric content, and intuitive, mobile-friendly navigation. The decision to create a new website came about as UMO continues to build on its reputation of becoming a comprehensive Christian university. “We […]

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Oct
30

UMO’s Offices Named in Memory of Former Mount Olive Businessman Gene B. Mercer

MOUNT OLIVE – Angus and Joyce Mercer recently toured the University of Mount Olive’s downtown offices, which were previously occupied by Southern Furniture and Interiors. The building was once owned and operated by Angus’ brother, the late Gene B. Mercer. As the couple of 66 years walked through the space, they reminisced about their beloved […]

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