Apr
11

UMO to Hold Spring Choir Concert

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will hold its spring choir concert on Tuesday, April 16 at 7 PM in the Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall. The concert will feature the Chamber and Concert Choir performing a selection of Lenten music as we enter the Easter season. For more information, contact Jonathan Saeger […]

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Apr
11

Lohmann to Speak at Annual UMO Martin Lecture

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will hold its annual Martin Lecture on Wednesday, April 24 at 7 PM in the Southern Bank Auditorium. Dr. Kenneth J. Lohmann will be the lecturer. Dr. Lohmann is the Charles P. Postelle Jr. Distinguished Professor at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. His lab […]

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Apr
11

Rotary Club Presents Check to UMO

The University of Mount Olive has received a check for $19,000 from the Mount Olive Rotary Club.  It is the first installment of a $25,000 pledge towards the University’s Black Box Theatre Project.  The check was presented during the Club’s April meeting held at Hwy 55 Burgers, Shakes, and Fries headquarters in Mount Olive.  “We are so appreciative […]

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Apr
11

Dr. Armstrong Chronicles the Life and Music of John Grant in New Book

MOUNT OLIVE- Dr. Alan Armstrong, University of Mount Olive (UMO) Professor of Music, has written a new book, titled A Noble Pursuit: The Life, Letters and Works of Pipe-Major John Grant. (Lochnagar Press, 2019.  ISBN 978-0-9980478-0-5). A Noble Pursuit is both a biography of the life of Pipe-Major John Grant and an anthology of his […]

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Apr
11

UMO Graduation Set for May 4

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will hold its spring commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 4, at 10:30 AM in the Kornegay Arena. The commencement speaker will be Earl W. Worley, Jr. Worley is the Chief Operating Officer of KS Bank and its holding company, KS Bancorp, Inc., located in Smithfield. He has […]

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Apr
05

UMO Helps Ward Bring Her Dreams to Life

NEW BERN- An instructional assistant and bus driver for over 20 years Sylvia Ward of Cove City, NC has had plenty of experience working with children.  It was therefore a no-brainer when the 51-year old decided to follow her dreams of becoming a teacher.  With an associate’s degree from Craven Community College already under her […]

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Apr
05

High School Honor Band and UMO Symphonic Band in Concert

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will host a High School Honor Band and UMO Symphonic Band concert on Thursday, April 11 at 7 PM in the Hazel Waters Kornegay Assembly Hall. This event brings together select area high school musicians with University musicians in a full day of rehearsals to further student […]

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Apr
05

UMO to Hold Day of Giving April 9

MOUNT OLIVE –On Tuesday, April 9, the University of Mount Olive community will come together for the third annual Day of Giving.  Giving Day is a 24 hour giving challenge to encourage engagement and philanthropy of all members of the UMO community. Through social challenges and good old-fashioned rivalry, participants will have the chance to […]

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