Apr
13

Turn the Page to Good News

MOUNT OLIVE-With so much doom and gloom information filling our news feeds, University of Mount Olive Moye Library offers a bit of inspiration and positivity.  Evening and Weekend Supervisor Beth Rose shares some resources and suggested reading opportunities for readers of all ages. “In times of crisis, we return to stories,” Rose said.  “There’s no […]

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Apr
08

A “Berry” Good Opportunity

MOUNT OLIVE-It’s April 2020, and although the world around us is much different than anything we have ever experienced in our lifetimes, there is much that is the same.  Flowers are blooming, pollen is looming, Easter is Sunday, and strawberry stands are popping up all around. The signs of spring and hope for new beginnings […]

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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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