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April 16, 2024 4:07 pm

UMO alumni to visit Iceland’s Northern Lights

MOUNT OLIVE — Join the University of Mount Olive Alumni for a trip to experience the “land of fire and ice” and chase the aurora borealis across an ethereal wonderland with the University of Mount Olive from Oct. 27 – Nov.2.

Search for the northern lights as you drift along on an evening starlit cruise. Travel the “Golden Circle,” to renowned natural wonders, and spend time gazing at Gullfoss waterfall and explosive geothermal fields at Geysir. Walk on black volcanic sand beaches and see the Jökulsárlón glacial lagoon filled with floating icebergs. Come relax in the warm, mineral-rich water of the Blue Lagoon hot springs lake. Spend your days surrounded by natural wonders and your nights in search of the elusive dancing lights of Iceland. For a complete itinerary, visit

For a chance to win one free trip, raffle tickets are available until April 1.  Tickets are $25 each or five for $100. They can be purchased from UMO Alumni Board members or by going online to Proceeds will support the University of Mount Olive.

For more information, contact Mount Olive Alumni Association member Romey McCoy at

— From University of Mount Olive Public Relations, by student intern Macy Parkhurst