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UMO Students Participate in Mock Trial Experience

UMO Students Participate in Mock Trial Experience

Sixteen University of Mount Olive criminal justice students recently developed a fictitious murder case, and then tried the defendants during a mock trial. “They started out with a skeleton fact pattern, conducted interviews around campus with professors and administration to learn more about the facts of the case from the witnesses,” said Dr. Glenn Coffey,…read more »

New UMO Art Project Depicts Scriptural Message

New UMO Art Project Depicts Scriptural Message

Students from the University of Mount Olive’s Art 166 course created a ceramic basket filled with a variety of fish. The sculpture represents a verse taken from the Holy Bible in Matthew Chapter 14: “Jesus took the few provisions of bread and fish that the people had and multiplied them to feed thousands.” The group…read more »

Zen Garden On UMO Campus Open To Students And Visitors

Zen Garden On UMO Campus Open To Students And Visitors

Tim Warren, Director of Agricultural Facilities Operations, says he is proud of the Arboretum on the University of Mount Olive Campus. Started in 2012, the garden features over 150 plant varieties along with creative areas that encourage rest and reflection. From season to season, the three-acre display showcases a variety of color and splendor as…read more »

University Of Mount Olive Names New Director of Athletics

University Of Mount Olive Names New Director of Athletics

University of Mount Olive President Dr. H. Edward Croom has announced the appointment of Joey Higginbotham as Director of Athletics. He will succeed Jeff Eisen who retired in December after almost a decade at the helm of Trojan athletics. Higginbotham’s connection to Mount Olive athletics first began when he was a student and member of…read more »

7th Annual AgFest Brings Hundreds Of Students To Mount Olive [Photo Gallery]

7th Annual AgFest Brings Hundreds Of Students To Mount Olive [Photo Gallery]

The University of Mount Olive recently hosted its 7th Annual AgFest event to promote and celebrate awareness of agriculture and other academic opportunities. The event was attended by more than 1,600 FFA students and 200 advisors from 74 schools across North Carolina. The fair-like format offered attendees 60 educational booths along with a variety of…read more »

UMO Exceeds Fundraising Goal On Annual Giving Day

UMO Exceeds Fundraising Goal On Annual Giving Day

A total of 289 donors collectively gave $84,412 to the University of Mount Olive’s Annual Giving Day.  UMO officials say the amount more than doubled the University’s initial goal of $30,000. Donors of the 24-hour fundraising event had the opportunity to earmark their gifts to various areas.  The majority of gifts were designated to the…read more »

UMO Hosts High School FFA Event

UMO Hosts High School FFA Event

Over 400 high school students recently attended the NC FFA Statewide Event held at the University of Mount Olive. Students competed in three career development events – Ag Sales, Farm Business Management, and Marketing Plan. The Farm Business Manaement, Ag Sales, and Marketing Plan Career Development Events evaluate FFA members’ knowledge and ability to manage…read more »

UMO Church Night A Success

UMO Church Night A Success

The University of Mount Olive’s 40th annual Church Night basketball games did not disappoint. In addition to great basketball, the University’s Admissions team created an atmosphere of fun and excitement with games for all ages played during halftime and between games. Jeff Eisen, retiring Vice President for Athletics, was honored with a custom basketball for…read more »

SCC Signs Articulation Agreement With UMO

SCC Signs Articulation Agreement With UMO

The University of Mount Olive and Stanly Community College recently signed an articulation agreement to provide SCC Agribusiness graduates the ability to easily transfer into UMO’s bachelor’s degree program. According to SCC officials, SCC has numerous agreements with four-year institutions, aimed at simplifying and streamlining the transfer process and minimizing the duplication of coursework. However,…read more »

UMO & MCC Sign Agreement

UMO & MCC Sign Agreement

Martin Community College expanded its programs and partnerships on February 16, 2022, when MCC President Wesley Beddard signed a Memorandum of Understanding with University of Mount Olive President Dr. H. Edward Croom. The agreement allows MCC students, in specific degree programs, to seamlessly transfer their degree credits to UMO and apply them toward the completion…read more »

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