Sep
22

Tree Planted in Memory of Peyton Lee

September 22, 2022 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations  MOUNT OLIVE- University of Mount Olive students, faculty, and staff gathered in Rodgers Chapel on September 21, for a service of prayer and reflection over the loss of their classmate and friend, Peyton Lee. Lee died in a fatal accident on September 16.  He was […]

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Sep
22

Sara Lahman Makes Technology Presentation in NYC

September 21, 2022 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE –University of Mount Olive Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Sara Lahman recently participated in a TED style conference sponsored by Macmillan TechEd publishers in New York City.  She was one of ten speakers selected from across the country to talk on the topic […]

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Sep
12

UMO Assistant Professor Sharon Jackson Gets the Boot

September 12, 2022 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – Assistant Professor of Biology Sharon Jackson got the boot.  Best of the Boot that is!  The Wayne County Chamber of Commerce and New Old North Media announced last week this year’s Best of the Boot winners in a variety of categories.  Jackson […]

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Sep
08

Mums the Word…UMO to Hold Fall Plant Sale

September 08, 2022 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
08

UMO Holds Ground Breaking for Carl Lancaster Training Facility

September 8, 2022 Contact:  Alex King, Sports Information Director MOUNT OLIVE– Dignitaries and supporters of the University of Mount Olive celebrated the start of construction of the Carl Lancaster Training Facility on Wednesday, September 7. Those speaking at the event were UMO President Dr. H. Edward Croom, Athletics Director Joey Higginbotham, and Head Baseball Coach […]

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Aug
31

Alan Farrior Makes the Most of College and Internship Experiences

August 31, 2022 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE- Alan Farrior of Princeton is a senior at the University of Mount Olive where he is pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Environmental & Natural Resources with a minor in Agribusiness. This summer he has interned with Johnston County Environmental Health, where he is […]

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Aug
31

UMO Receives $200k from the Golden LEAF Foundation

August 31, 2022 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) has received $200,000 in funding from the Golden LEAF Foundation.  The funding will help equip the University’s nursing simulation laboratory, which is a vital part of their new prelicensure BSN degree program set to launch this month. […]

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Aug
25

Golf Tournament Scores $55,000 for UMO

August 25, 2022 Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE-The Annual Michael Martin Memorial Golf Tournament sponsored by Friendly Mart/Minuteman brought in over $55,000 this year according to Neil Price, Tournament Coordinator. “This brings our collective total to $1,068,710. “In its 37th year, this tournament continues to be successful because of the hard […]

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