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College Opportunity Gives Luis Henriquez The Chance To Paint His Own Future

College Opportunity Gives Luis Henriquez The Chance To Paint His Own Future

Artist Luis Henriquez, of Warsaw, was just an average high school student with less than stellar grades.  When he began looking for colleges, his options seemed bleak. “I applied to multiple universities,” he said.  “Nearly all of them denied my application. The University of Mount Olive was one of the only colleges that decided to…read more »

UMO Tillman School Of Business Students Take Part In Annual Ethic Bowl

UMO Tillman School Of Business Students Take Part In Annual Ethic Bowl

Four University of Mount Olive students recently participated in the North Carolina Independent Colleges and Universities annual Ethics Bowl. The theme of this year’s virtual events was Ethics in Democracy and Citizenship. “Rebecca Leggett, director of Programs for NCICU and coordinator of the Ethics Bowl, said, “The exploration of democracy and citizenship is as relevant…read more »

UMO Receives NC Board Of Nursing Approval

UMO Receives NC Board Of Nursing Approval

The University of Mount Olive has received initial approval from the North Carolina Board of Nursing (NCBON) to open its pre-licensure BSN degree program. With this approval, UMO will begin enrolling students for fall of 2022. “To say I am excited is an understatement,” said UMO Chair of Nursing, Dr. Joy Kieffer, “The journey to…read more »

GUEST ARTICLE: A Return to Volcker? Needed, but Unlikely!

GUEST ARTICLE: A Return to Volcker? Needed, but Unlikely!

University of Mount Olive Tillman School of Business Assistant Professor of Economics Dr. Abir Mandal provides insight into the conversation about interest rates and what he predicts for the future. Dr. Mandal has been teaching at the University since Fall 2018. He has a PhD in Economics from Clemson University, where he specialized in economic…read more »

UMO’s Sandy Maddox Earns NC’s Top Ag Award

UMO’s Sandy Maddox Earns NC’s Top Ag Award

Dr. Sandy Maddox, Dean for the School of Agriculture and Biological Sciences, has received one of the highest awards given to a North Carolina professional in the agriculture industry. On Friday, February 4, Agriculture Commissioner Steve Troxler presented Maddox with the 2022 Excellence in Agriculture Award during the 17th Annual Tobacco Farm Life Museum Breakfast…read more »

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