The University of Olivet Announces Comets’ Cupboard

This spring, The University of Olivet is proud to unveil a new resource available to students — Comets’ Cupboard. Located in the Student Success Center, Comets’ Cupboard is a food pantry open to all students with the goal of combatting food insecurity. Students who need or want food resources have access to free frozen meats, […]

Mike Fales Named Moderator of the International Congregational Fellowship

The Rev. Mike Fales ’75, The University of Olivet director of service learning and campus ministries and assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies and religion, was recently named the Moderator of the International Congregational Fellowship (ICF), the fellowship arm of locally autonomous congregational churches around the world. Congregationalists trace their beginning to a small group of […]

Meet Senior Jessie Morris, Sociology and Anthropology Major

Senior Jessie Morris is a sociology and anthropology major and history minor. She grew up in Bellevue, just a few miles from The University of Olivet, and loves the tight-knit community on campus. As Jessie prepares for graduation, she is grateful for the diverse worldview her education helped her develop. Read more about Jessie’s college […]

The University of Olivet CARES: We’re Here for You

Dear Students, Thank you for all you continue to do to keep our community safe and healthy. Your commitment to shared responsibility is paying off — The University of Olivet has zero active cases of COVID-19 this week. Keep those masks up, continue to physically distance, wash your hands and be kind to one another! […]

Meet First-Year Music Major Eli McIntosh

There’s no doubt that Eli McIntosh has a passion for music. A first-year music major from Chicago, Eli’s goal is to earn a doctorate in music and become a professional maestro and songwriter. He hasn’t hesitated to get involved on campus, joining the Gospel Choir, Chamber Singers and Capella Comets, or seek out performance opportunities […]

The University of Olivet to Observe Black History Month

Black History Month is a time for recognition, reflection and celebration of the achievements and contributions by African Americans throughout history. The theme for The University of Olivet’s Black History Month observation is “Struggle Comes Strength: Celebrating Activism in Black History.” Events include a presentation by Tonya C. Bailey, an inspirational conference speaker, workshop presenter […]

The University of Olivet CARES: COVID Testing Available on Campus and Reminders

Dear Students, It’s been another great week at OC. Colleges and universities across the state are seeing increases in the number of COVID-19 positive cases. We are pleased to report that at OC, there are no active cases among our community as of today. Thank you for continuing to take COVID-19 seriously and for doing […]

Junior Michael Fisk — A Passion for Sports

Junior Michael Fisk is a media production and communication major with a minor in sport and recreation management. He has always had a deep passion for sports and has a dream to work in the sports industry. The small community in Olivet has allowed Michael to build close connections and work toward his goals. “I […]

Meet Ben Serrels ‘20

Ben Serrels attended Olivet High School before finding his fit at The University of Olivet, thanks to the small classrooms and low student-to-faculty ratio. He enjoyed close relationships with professors as a double major in business administration and accounting. Now, Ben works in the field of accounting and credits his OC education in helping on […]

Meet Senior Kaylee Clothier

Senior Kaylee Clothier is a psychology major and social work minor, and her ultimate goal is to help people while serving in the role God calls her to. She is a member of the softball team, Psych Club and Optimist Club, as well as a founder of the Pinky Swear PACK Program on campus. Kaylee […]

Marching Comets Reflect on Virtual Performance

  Eight The University of Olivet Marching Comets hit the national stage this January, including Savanna Baughan ’24, color guard; Grace Forbush ’21, color guard; Laura Fox ’23, drum major; Carsten Gregersen ’22, mellophone; Victoria Herson ’22, baritone; Tori John ’21, baritone saxophone; Kaytlynne Morris ’22, percussion; and Makennah Rousseau ’21, clarinet. These outstanding students […]

The University of Olivet CARES: Reminders and Updates

It’s been a great first week of classes! We are thrilled to have you back on campus. Keep it up, Comets! This week’s OC CARES communication includes the following reminders and updates: Required: Daily Health Screening and Temperature Check Campus Nooks and Crannies – Spaces For Study, Zoom and Meals Academic or Safety Concerns Starbucks […]


Regarding Construction of Student Collegiate Center, The University of Olivet Olivet, Michigan On February 5, 2021 The University of Olivet (“The College”) will conduct a virtual public meeting at 4 p.m. EST. The purpose of this meeting is to give citizens of Olivet and the surrounding area the opportunity to become acquainted with the College’s […]

Jason Brew ’10 — The Mr. America of Bodybuilding

Jason Brew ’10 has followed lifelong passions for physical education and health, and he especially enjoys sharing his values of fitness, hard work and dedication with others. Today, Jason does just that through his roles as a middle school physical education teacher and professional bodybuilder. He often credits his The University of Olivet roots in […]

The University of Olivet President’s Leadership Institute – My Virtual Experience

This feature was written by junior Chad Enwright, Marketing and Multi-Media Student Associate. He is a resident adviser, a member of the football team, president of Phi Beta Lambda and a business administration major who aspires to invent and operate his own high-tech, home security and automation business. At The University of Olivet, the President’s […]

Meet Senior Jacob Coultas

Senior Jacob Coultas is a business administration major with a concentration in marketing. He’s also a member of the baseball team and Phi Beta Lambda, a professional organization for business students. Thanks to travel opportunities, networking and close relationships with his professors, Jacob knows he is on the path to success. Hear more about Jacob’s […]

Meet Insurance and Risk Management Alumnus Tony Phillips ’12

I enrolled at The University of Olivet in the fall of 2009 as an undecided major and a member of the football team. After my first semester, I decided to pursue a bachelor’s degree in insurance and risk management. During my time at Olivet, I was also a member of the Student-Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) […]


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