University of Mount Olive at Washington to Host Health and Career Fair

University of Mount Olive at Washington to Host Health and Career Fair

WASHINGTON – The University of Mount Olive at Washington will host a Healthcare Management: Health and Career Fair on Thursday, March 19, from 11AM to 3PM at 4525 US Hwy 264 West in Washington.  The event will include a career fair, free health screenings, a blood drive, and informational seminars.

At noon Mark Elliott Miller will speak on “The Affordable Care Act: Where Do We Go from Here?”  Miller, a Washington resident and faculty member in the University of Mount Olive Health Care Management Program, earned his master of public health degree in health care administration from UNC-Chapel Hill.  He is working towards his doctorate in gerontology at the University of North Texas. Miller is the author of four books, including one on healthy aging.  He has earned the designation of Advanced Toastmaster.

At 1:30 PM Erik Rokisky, a fitness and nutrition specialist will speak on the topic of fitness and nutrition.  Rokisky achieved his personal trainer certification through the American Council on Exercise (ACE).  He has studied Muay Thai, a type of combat sport, at Team Quest in Thailand.  He is the inventor of the ROKBELL, a six in one pushup stand.

Throughout the day Vidant Health Care will be on hand to promote more than 400 open positions within their employment network.  Individuals interested should bring a resume.

The entire afternoon of events is free and the public is invited to attend.  However, registration is strongly recommended for the informational sessions.  For more information or to register, please contact Travis Kinsey at or 252-940-0146.

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