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Category Archives: Education

Holland-Toll Receive Morris Award For Excellence In Teaching At UMO

Holland-Toll Receive Morris Award For Excellence In Teaching At UMO

The University of Mount Olive recently awarded the 2020 Dr. Thomas R. Morris Award for Excellence in Teaching to Professor of Language and Literature Dr. Linda Holland-Toll. In addition to her teaching responsibilities Holland-Toll serves as the advisor for English Education, the Linguistics Club, and Sigma Tau Delta English Honor Society. Interim Vice President for…read more »

WATCH: UMO President Discusses Plans For Fall

WATCH: UMO President Discusses Plans For Fall

The University of Mount Olive’s President shares his confidence that students will be back on campus for classes in the fall despite the uncertainty of the coronavirus pandemic.  In a video message to students, UMO Interim President Dr. Ed Croom talks about the start of the fall semester at the University. You can view Dr.…read more »

WCC’s Humphries Garners Writing Awards

WCC’s Humphries Garners Writing Awards

Wayne Community College’s Public Information Officer has been recognized with four writing awards. Tara Humphries earned first and second place in the press release category and first and second place in the speech category of the 2020 National Federation of Press Women’s At-Large Communications Contest. “This is a significant achievement because the at-large contest is…read more »

WCC Taking Layered Approach to Campus Return

WCC Taking Layered Approach to Campus Return

Wayne Community College is working to re-open its campus after weeks of operating remotely due to COVID-19 precautions. While the state is in Phase I of its re-opening process, the college is also transitioning back to campus occupation. Staff will return on May 18 and be available to assist members of the public on any…read more »

School Buses To Serve As Wi-Fi Hot Spots For Remote Learning

School Buses To Serve As Wi-Fi Hot Spots For Remote Learning

School buses are bringing internet access to communities without it to help more North Carolina students connect to school online. Governor Roy Cooper announced the plan to equip more school buses with hotspots following the announcement that K-12 public schools would continue remote learning through the end of this school year. “In many communities, school…read more »

Wayne County Students Receive Awards At UMO

Wayne County Students Receive Awards At UMO

Several Wayne County students were recently recognized for their achievements at the University of Mount Olive. Among those receiving awards were: Brooke Cottle of Mount Olive received the Healthcare Management Student of the Year Award. Cottle is a senior healthcare management major. This award is given to an outstanding healthcare management senior having a minimumof…read more »

Rosewood H.S. Student Is Regional Essay Contest Winner

Rosewood H.S. Student Is Regional Essay Contest Winner

Rosewood High sophomore, Billy Strickland, III, learned this week that he won the regional-level competition for the Fleet Reserve Association Americanism Essay Contest. Strickland will now move on to the FRA national competition. According to the FRA website: FRA sponsors an annual essay contest to promote the spirit of Americanism and patriotism among our country’s youth. FRA’s…read more »

WCC Moves Summer Workforce Continuing Education Courses Online

WCC Moves Summer Workforce Continuing Education Courses Online

Wayne Community College has released a slimmed-down schedule of summer continuing education courses. WCC’s Workforce Continuing Education Services division will offer a limited number of classes and all will be taught online to insure safe and healthy conditions for students and college employees. “The COVID-19 pandemic has caused all of us to have to think…read more »

Honor Society Inducts New Members in Virtual Ceremony

Honor Society Inducts New Members in Virtual Ceremony

Wayne Community College’s Upsilon Chi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society for two-year colleges, inducted 33 members in a virtual ceremony Thursday evening (April 30). Phi Theta Kappa members represent the top 10 percent of students enrolled in two-year schools. To be invited into the society, WCC students must show academic achievement with…read more »

County & School District To Go After School Construction Grant

County & School District To Go After School Construction Grant

The County of Wayne and Wayne County Public Schools team up to pursue a grant for the construction of a new school. Last week, the Wayne County Board of Education and Board of Commissioners approved the joint application for the Tier 1 Lottery Grant Funds that would support building the new elementary school in Fremont.…read more »

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