Making the Connection Workshop

RTP – University of Mount Olive at RTP is hosting a couples’ relationship workshop series entitled, “Making the Connection.”   This One-Day Event will be held on Saturday, January 18, from 9 AM to 6 PM at the College’s RTP location at 5001 S. Miami Blvd in Durham.  The workshop will cover topics including:

  1. Communication is Key!
  2. Reasons why some couples dissolve and how you can avoid them.
  3. Infidelity, Trust, and Betrayal
  4. The Contemporary Couple: Balancing Work and Family
  5. Love Languages


“Whether you have been together for years or weeks, all relationships go through trials and tribulations. If you are interested in putting the spark back in your relationship and learning different ways of communicating with your partner or spouse, this is the workshop to attend,” said Dr. Nicole Childs, director of University of Mount Olive at RTP and previous marriage and family therapist.

Local marriage and family therapists will host the event, providing relevant information, skills, and useful tools and techniques to help strengthen marriages. Each registered couple will also have the unique opportunity to receive one-on-one confidential therapy sessions with a therapist.

Due to the high demand for this workshop, seats will be limited. To register for this event, please email or call Dr. Childs at (919) 381-692 by January 4, 2014. The cost for this workshop for non-University of Mount Olive students is $75.00 per couple. The rate for MOC at RTP students is $50.00 per couple.


University of Mount Olive is a private institution rooted in the liberal arts tradition with defining Christian values. The College, sponsored by the Convention of Original Free Will Baptists, has locations in Mount Olive, New Bern, Wilmington, Goldsboro, Research Triangle Park, Washington and Jacksonville. For more information, visit