May
28

Nutritional Tips to Avoid the “Corona Chubs” by Jaime Kylis-Higginbotham, MS, CNS

MOUNT OLIVE – University of Mount Olive Assistant Professor of Exercise Science Jaime Kylis-Higginbotham shares insights into healthy eating during COVID-19 and beyond. Here we are, getting that family time that we were wishing for months ago. Prior to the Corona pandemic life was hectic.  We were running around getting our little/big people where they […]

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May
26

More than Just Bird Watching

MOUNT OLIVE- University of Mount Olive biology major Allison Shingleton aspires to become a veterinarian.  Although she will not complete her undergraduate degree until the spring of 2021, she is already positioning herself for success.  Outside of her academic studies, the Stantonsburg, NC native enjoys job shadowing at Brentwood Veterinary Clinic in Wilson, working with […]

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May
21

Stay at Home; Time to Exercise! by Mark Deaton, Ph.D., CSCS*D, EIM

MOUNT OLIVE  – University of Mount Olive Associate Professor of Exercise Science Dr. Mark Deaton shares tips and suggestions for staying fit and healthy during COVID-19 and beyond. The sun is shining, the weather is getting warmer; summertime has arrived! It is that time of the year that most of us love to spend outdoors […]

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May
18

From the Inside Looking Out: UMO Art Students View COVID-19 from a Different Perspective

MOUNT OLIVE – During the stay at home orders caused by COVID-19 people often feel trapped.  Social distancing has meant social isolation for many.  University of Mount Olive Art Professor Cheryl Hooks challenged the students in her Fine Arts Studio class to complete a window mediatations assigment as a means of helping them realize that […]

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May
14

Holland-Toll Receive Morris Award for Excellence in Teaching at UMO

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive recently awarded the 2020 Dr. Thomas R. Morris Award for Excellence in Teaching to Professor of Language and Literature Dr. Linda Holland-Toll. In addition to her teaching responsibilities Holland-Toll serves as the advisor for English Education, the Linguistics Club, and Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. Interim Vice […]

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May
12

Maria Zimmer Receives Morris Award for Academic Excellence at UMO

MOUNT OLIVE- University of Mount Olive elementary education major Maria “Mia” Zimmer recently received the distinguished Dr. Thomas R. Morris Award for Academic Excellence.  The award was presented to Zimmer for having the highest Grade Point Average (GPA) of the May graduating class.  The award is made possible through the generosity of Dr. Thomas R. […]

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May
11

UMO Alumnus Nathan McKee Takes Technology to New Levels at SCC

MOUNT OLIVE-Clinton, NC resident Nathan Mckee has always enjoyed learning how things work.  It is a curiosity that has served him well both in his military career and in his role as Sampson Community College’s Information Technology Department Chair. Two years after completing high school in Charlottesville, VA, McKee enlisted in the Army National Guard.  […]

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May
04

UMO Alumnus Glenn M. McNeill, Jr. Shares Insights as Commander of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol

MOUNT OLIVE – Leading the most-highly recognizable law enforcement agency in the state is no small task.  As Commander of the North Carolina State Highway Patrol (NCSHP) University of Mount Olive (UMO) Alumnus Glenn M. McNeill, Jr. must set a positive example each and every day as he upholds the duties of his office, which […]

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