Dr. Tammy Howard Will be UMO Braswell Lecture Speaker

Dr. Tammy Howard Will be UMO Braswell Lecture Speaker

MOUNT OLIVE- The University of Mount Olive (UMO) will host its Annual Braswell Lecture on March 26, at 7:30 PM in the Southern Bank Auditorium. Dr. Tammy Howard will be the guest speaker.


Howard is the director of accountability services at the Department of Public Instruction. Her experience includes managing and developing projects in test development, testing policy, testing logistics, and operations in North Carolina and as the director of Operations for state projects for the American Institutes for Research. Her education experience includes four years as a middle school English language arts and social studies teacher.


The annual Braswell Lecture was established in 1998 to honor Jessie Dail and Walter Vernon Braswell, who established a scholarship endowment memorializing Mrs. Braswell’s 34-year teaching career in the Princeton, North Carolina, the public school system, and the Braswell family’s life-long commitment to education. The Jessie Dail and Walter Vernon Braswell Endowment funds the Braswell Scholars, the largest scholarship program at the University of Mount Olive.


For more information about the Braswell Lecture, please contact Dr. Benson by email at tbenson@umo.edu.


The University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The University, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, Research Triangle Park, Washington, Jacksonville, and in Smithfield at Johnston Community College.  For more information, visit old.umo.edu.