Michigan Press Association Foundation Scholarship Awarded to UOlivet Senior

Senior Abbey Peters Empowers Communities Through Her Journalism Senior Abbey Peters, a business major with a minor in media production and communications (MPC), is one of five students in the state to receive the Michigan Press Association (MPA) Foundation scholarship, gifting her $2,000 to help her pursue a career in journalism. Abbey is the sole […]

Black History Month Celebrations Kick Off

The University of Olivet Invites Campus Community to Honor Black History Month The annual Black History Month celebrations at The University of Olivet kicked off on February 1. Events ranging from keynote speakers to soul food in the Kirk Center will take place throughout the month to enlighten the campus community about Black history and […]

Chamber Singers Make History with Spiritual “Done Made My Vow”

Acclaimed Composer and Arranger Stacey Gibbs Adapts Song for UOlivet Singers to Premiere Members of The University of Olivet Chamber Singers Choir had the thrill of a lifetime when they collaborated with acclaimed and highly sought-after composer and arranger Stacey V. Gibbs on the spiritual “Done Made My Vow.” Gibbs adapted the music that dates […]

Outstanding Business Education Partnership Awarded to The University of Olivet and Partners

High school students earn college credit while exploring the world of  insurance and risk management The University of Olivet, Farm Bureau and the Eaton Regional Educational Service Agency (ERESA) were honored as the 2024 Outstanding Business Education Partnership by the Michigan Association for Career and Technical Education (MI ACTE) for significantly contributing to career and […]

From Ohio to Olivet to Landing a Job Before Graduation

IRM Major Amber Ralston’s Four-Year Journey Amber Ralston came to The University of Olivet knowing being 198 miles from home would be an adjustment. But now, in her senior year, Amber has accomplished more than she ever hoped in her four years as a Comet. Amber is a double major in financial planning and insurance […]

Chelsea School District Students Eligible for Direct Admit to The University of Olivet

Chelsea School District students will now be automatically admitted to The University of Olivet, thanks to Olivet Direct!, a program that makes the admissions process faster and easier for qualified students. President Steven M. Corey, Ph.D., and Chelsea School District Superintendent Michael Kapolka signed the Olivet Direct! agreement on January 19. Direct admission allows high-achieving […]

A Minute with Dr. Kordilia Noble

What is your role with The University and where does your passion for your work stem from? My role is the director of career development. As a key member of the student development team, I am responsible for educating and supporting Olivet students on all aspects of career development, such as leadership, writing a cover […]

The University of Olivet Announces 2023 Fall Semester Dean’s List

A total of 369 students earned a 3.5 or higher GPA and have been named to The University of Olivet 2023 fall semester Dean’s List.   Students are listed in zip code order.   Logan Walton, Almont (48003) MeKailah Abram, Eastpointe (48021) Aubrey Connelly, Grant Twp (48032) Lily Connelly, Grant Twp (48032) Jared Ingram, Southfield […]

A Minute with Casey Eldridge

What is your role with The University and where does your passion for your work stem from? I am the community service coordinator. My job is to connect students with service opportunities that give them a chance to give back to communities while gaining valuable skills and experiences. To achieve this goal, I work closely […]

Time Out with Jenessa Hicks

Meet UOlivet head women’s volleyball coach and alumnus, Jenessa Hicks What is your background in volleyball? I played for Union City High School in Union City, Michigan. My team and I had the two most successful seasons the school has ever had. We made it to the state finals and the final four two years […]

Gospel Choir Catches The Wiz, in Chicago Featuring Olivet Alum

Melody Betts ’04  Wows Gospel Choir Students and Others with Performance in The Wiz This feature was written by December 2023 graduate Caleb Arthur.  The University of Olivet Gospel Choir, an elite singing group, traveled to Chicago to see The Wiz on Tuesday, Nov. 28. The Gospel Choir attended the play at the Cadillac Palace […]

Two More Community Colleges Are Olivet Direct! Partners

Glen Oaks Community College and Erie County Community College Join Program Thanks to Olivet Direct, Glen Oaks Community College and Erie County Community College students are now eligible for direct admission to The University of Olivet. Olivet Direct! makes the admissions process faster and easier for qualified students, allowing high-achieving students to lock in their […]

Students Turn Economic Concepts into Sweet Rewards

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Micro Cookie Businesses Donate Profits to Health and Wellness Center At The University of Olivet, even an economics class offers an immersive learning experience. Over one month late in the fall semester, students in Economics 203 Principles of Microeconomics (ECO 203) created and launched two successful micro-businesses in support of the UOlivet Health and Wellness […]

Meet Sierra Lull: On Her Way to a Master’s Degree in Counseling

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Sierra Lull’s father taught her an important lesson when thinking about your future: Ask yourself “Why?” five times. “I started with, I want to be a teacher. Why do you want to be a teacher? I want to help people. Why do you want to help people? I want to help them grow. Why do […]

Betsy Greensmith Dole Celebrates 92nd Birthday with Release of Book

Former Olivet Board Chair and Friend of Olivet is Powerful Contributor to Social Justice Former board chair and friend of The University of Olivet, Betsy Greensmith Dole, is releasing her first book, “Using My Voice: A Journey of Progressive Christianity and Social Activism,” in time for her 92nd birthday on November 17, 2023. Her memoir […]

Students and Teachers Invited to Participate in The University of Olivet 7th Annual Regional High School Art Exhibition

Opportunity for Students to Earn Talent-Based Scholarships High school juniors, seniors and teachers are invited to participate in The University of Olivet seventh annual Regional High School Art Exhibition. Students will have the opportunity to earn renewable talent-based scholarships up to $2,000. The exhibition supports and celebrates area students’ and teachers’ creative work and promotes […]


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