Apr
06

The New “Normal” for College Students

MOUNT OLIVE-Sure, every college student in today’s time has likely taken an online class or two, after all, it is the 21st century.  However, most college students didn’t anticipate spending nearly half the semester isolated at home doing 100 percent of their courses from their personal laptops. Yet, that is the reality and the new […]

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Mar
31

Behind the Screens

MOUNT OLIVE-The University of Mount Olive is widely known for its online adult and graduate programs.  However, as a result of Corona Virus (COVID-19), the University has recently transitioned all of its traditional academic programming to an online format as well.  The process has stretched personnel, students, and technology in new and exciting ways. UMO’s […]

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Mar
30

UMO Students Create Fitness Apparel Business

MOUNT OLIVE- Seven University of Mount Olive students have taken what they have learned in their Business Practicum class to the next level as part of a unique integrative business experience (IBE).  Led by Tillman School of Business Assistant Professor of Finance Dr. Ana Dickson, the students were challenged to incorporate what they have learned […]

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Mar
26

Keisha Gray is Finishing Strong

MOUNT OLIVE-“We all create the stories we want for ourselves, and I’ve always wanted my story to be life-changing without limits,” said University of Mount Olive (UMO) student Keisha Gray of Greenville, NC. Gray was born and raised in Stamford, CT. She was one of seven siblings, all girls. Her parents always encouraged Gray and […]

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Mar
25

UMO Alumna Melissia Larson Makes Impact on Opioid Epidemic

MOUNT OLIVE-Melissia Larson of Greenville graduated from the University of Mount Olive (UMO) in 1997 with a degree in criminal justice and criminology. It was just the catalyst she needed to launch herself into a fulfilling and meaningful career that has helped her assist countless individuals and agencies throughout North Carolina. “When I completed my […]

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Mar
21

UMO Mourns Loss of Fourth Student in Fatal Crash

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 21, 2020 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations UMO Announces Passing of Chaney Partrich MOUNT OLIVE-“It seems almost incomprehensible that in the past eight days, the University of Mount Olive has mourned the loss of four students,” said UMO Interim President Dr. Edward Croom.  “But, today we learned that Chaney […]

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Mar
17

UMO Mourns Loss of Third Student Killed in Fatal Crash

MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive has learned that a third student involved in the vehicle accident that occurred on Friday, March 13 has succumbed to his injuries. “We are extremely sad to share the news of the passing of Jett Swetland,” said Dr. Ed Croom, Interim President for the University of Mount […]

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Mar
13

UMO to Close Campus for Traditional Students

MOUNT OLIVE – As the University of Mount Olive continues to monitor the Coronavirus and works to comply with Governor Roy Cooper’s recommendations, the University has made the decision to close campus effective at 5 PM on Friday, March 13, 2020 for all traditional students.  All spring athletics will be suspended for the remainder of […]

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