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All Day Action at UMO

All Day Action at UMO

Saturday morning started out on the cold side with the temperature in the mid-’30s as the UMO women’s Lacrosse team took the field, Their first scrimmage to open the 2023 season began at 10 a.m. at the Ray McDonald Sr. Complex. Following the women’s game, the men’s Lacrosse team hosted Lander University in their first…read more »

Dr. Antonio Puente to Speak About Mental Health at UMO

Dr. Antonio Puente to Speak About Mental Health at UMO

The University of Mount Olive will host former American Psychological Association President Dr. Antonio E. Puente on February 8, 2023 at 6 PM in Southern Bank Auditorium. The topic of his presentation will be Mental Health Today.  Dr. Puente is a professor of psychology at the University of North Carolina Wilmington, where he has taught…read more »

Barton Tops UMO

Barton Tops UMO

The tension was high Wednesday night as arch-rival Barton College came to take on the UMO men and women basketball in Conference Carolinas action in Kornegay Arena. The Barton Bulldogs managed to pull out a win over the last trojans. Women’s score Barton 71, UMO 65. Men’s score Barton Bulldogs 94, to UMO 84read more »

UMO Men’s Win Over North Greenville

UMO Men’s Win Over North Greenville

Saturday afternoon the University of Mount Olive men’s basketball took on North GreenvilleUniversity in a Conference Carolinas match at Kornegay Arena. The UMO mentook an 80 to 70 win over North Greenville in 40 minutes in hardwoodaction.read more »

UMO Women’s Basketball Win Over North Greenville

UMO Women’s Basketball Win Over North Greenville

Saturday afternoon the University of Mount Olive women’s basketball took on North GreenvilleUniversity in Conference Carolinas Action in Kornegay Arena. The UMOwomen walked away with a 56 to 43 win over North Greenville.read more »

Commissioners Update

Commissioners Update

Wayne County Commissioners on Tuesday were provided an update on the University of Mount Olive.  Dr. Ed Croom, president of the University of Mount Olive, discussed that UMO has a state-of-the-art nursing simulator lab and has its inaugural nursing class taking place right now. The university serves students from 29 different countries and has students…read more »

UMO Men’s Soccer Tie Converse on Senior Day

UMO Men’s Soccer Tie Converse on Senior Day

Facing the regular-season champions in the league on Saturday afternoon, the University of Mount Olive men’s soccer team played a 2-2 draw on Senior Day in Conference Carolinas action at Amon Field. With the tie, the Trojans hold a 9-5-1 record with a 6-3-1 mark in conference play. Mount Olive remains second in the league…read more »

UMO Women’s Volleyball Win In 5 Sets

UMO Women’s Volleyball Win In 5 Sets

Saturday afternoon UNC Pembroke woman’s volleyball challenged UMO in what can be described as a nail biter game. It was a five match set, and by the end UMO lady Trojans were victorious. UMO took the first two sets over Pembroke. The 3rd and 4th set win wentto Pembroke. The 5th set was a nail-biter…read more »

UMO Unveils New UMObile STEM Lab

UMO Unveils New UMObile STEM Lab

Friday the University of Mount Olive (UMO) held a ribbon cutting for its mobile laboratory that focuses on agriculture and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math) educational opportunities.  Appropriately called, UMObile, the bus-based traveling laboratory will be used as an educational resource for the University. Associate Professor of Biology Dr. Sarah Lahman talked about the mission…read more »

New University of Mount Olive Trustees Appointed

New University of Mount Olive Trustees Appointed

The University of Mount Olive has appointed two new Board of Trustees: J. Matthew Rast and Dusk Stroud to each serve six-year terms. J. Matt Rast of Pikeville, NC, graduated from East Carolina University, where he obtained a BS in Construction Management with a minor in general business. He and his wife, Trudi, have two…read more »

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