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Sep
21

UMO Releases 2023 Homecoming Schedule

September 20, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive will celebrate its 2023 Homecoming weekend November 17-19. “Homecoming is always a great way to reconnect, rekindle old friendships, and revisit the growing UMO campus.  We can’t wait to welcome our alumni family home,” said Julie Graham, UMO […]

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Sep
19

Matthis to Head UMO School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences

September 19, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive (UMO) has announced that Dr. John Steven “Steve” Matthis will be the new Dean for the School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences (SABS). University of Mount Olive President Dr. H. Edward Croom said, “Steve will bring elevated […]

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Sep
15

UMO Students “Meet the Firms”

September 14, 2023  Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations  Article by: Macy Parkhurst, Student Intern  MOUNT OLIVE – The Tillman School of Business at the University of Mount Olive recently hosted “Meet the Firms,” an event aimed at introducing students to reputable accounting firms in the region.  Three different accounting firms from across the […]

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Sep
14

UMO Students Build and Test Prosthetic Hands

September 14, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations Students in UMO’s Behavioral & Cognitive Neuroscience class recently had the opportunity to experience how the brain and body work together in day-to-day life. As part of their class project, students were organized into several groups and each group constructed a prosthetic hand.  The project […]

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Aug
22

Freshmen Encouraged to Let Their Lights Shine at UMO Convocation

Contact:  Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations MOUNT OLIVE – The University of Mount Olive welcomed 342 new students to campus Friday, August 18. Faculty, staff, and student volunteers helped them move in.  Community organizations, businesses, and churches handed out bottled water, lemonade, donuts, Bibles, and coupons. “It is always great to have this connection […]

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Aug
02

Flores Counts Her Gains and Credits Her Losses

Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations Flores Counts Her Gains and Credits Her Losses MOUNT OLIVE, NC – Laura Michelle Flores has faced many obstacles in her 21 years.  Yet, every challenge and every setback has only seemed to motivate the quiet and reserved accounting student.  The only daughter of emigrant parents, Flores was […]

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Jul
20

Summer Internship Provides Experience and Connections for Future Success

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 19, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations   MOUNT OLIVE, NC – Israel Velazquez Francisco, a senior at the University of Mount Olive (UMO), is gaining practical experience through an internship at the Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc. With a passion for business and a strong work ethic instilled […]

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Jul
07

Summer Internship Combines Passion for Ag and Accounting

July 7, 2023 Contact: Rhonda Jessup, Director of Public Relations Article By: Grayson Morgan, Student Intern MOUNT OLIVE, NC – University of Mount Olive (UMO) senior Ryan Hare is making the most of his summer by interning at the Mt. Olive Pickle Company, Inc. With a passion for agribusiness and accounting, Hare’s internship is providing […]

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