Free Printmaking Workshops for High School Students and Teachers

The University of Olivet is providing a unique opportunity for high school students  and educators to explore the art of printmaking this summer. Printmaking has been a part of Olivet’s rich history for 89 years and the college recognizes the continued importance of including the practice and study of this medium in the visual arts […]

The University of Olivet Appoints Paul Burkhardt, Ph.D., as Provost

The University of Olivet President Steven M. Corey, Ph.D., is pleased to announce that Paul Burkhardt, Ph.D., has been appointed provost after a nationwide search. Burkhardt will begin his new role on July 1, 2022. Burkhardt joins The University of Olivet from Prescott College, where he most recently served as executive vice president and provost. […]

Students, Faculty and Staff Honored During 2022 Honors Week

Students, faculty and staff were honored during The University of Olivet’s Honors Week celebration, April 18 – 21. Awards were presented in various categories, including Business, Insurance and Risk Management, Health and Human Performance, Athletics, Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Music, Social Sciences, Visual Arts, RN-BSN Program and Community Responsibility. The Office of […]

Reiker Dean ’20 — Chasing After His Dream of Becoming an Artist

Reiker Dean ’20 is a graduate student at Ohio University on a full-ride scholarship. He is currently in his second year of a three-year program working toward a Master of Fine Arts in painting and drawing. He also currently works for the university by instructing undergraduate classes, and in the fall of this year, he […]

Senior Chad Enwright — A Journey from Ontario, Canada, to Olivet, Michigan

Senior Chad Enwright is a business administration major with a double concentration in management and marketing, and he is from Melbourne, Ontario. Chad is a part of many things on Olivet’s campus, including Residence Life, Student Engagement, Phi Beta Lambda, Mu Omega Pi, service learning, the President’s Leadership Institute, the Global Center for Entrepreneurs and […]

Christian Washington ’21 — Striving to Make a Difference in his Community

Christian Washington ’21 is currently enrolled in the 109th Mid-Michigan Police Academy as a sponsored recruit at Lansing Community College and is on track to graduate on May 6, 2022. After completing the program, Christian plans to be officially sworn in to the Lansing Police Department and to start the field training process for officers. […]

Volunteer to Be a Community Scientist for the Eaton County Collaborative Stream Monitoring Program

In partnership with the Eaton Conservation District, The University of Olivet has established the Eaton County Collaborative Stream Monitoring Program through funding from the Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps). The program seeks volunteer community scientists to work with The University of Olivet students during Community Stream Collection Days in May 2022. The monitoring program consists […]

Spring Break Service Trip 2022 — Hattiesburg, Mississippi

For spring break 2022, a group of 20 The University of Olivet students traveled to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for a week-long service trip led by Jacob Richards ’18, community service coordinator and director of the Difference Maker Program, and Mike Fales, director of service learning and campus ministries and assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies and religion. […]

Maria G. Davis, Ph.D., Named to Sparrow Eaton Hospital Board of Directors

Maria G. Davis, Ph.D., The University of Olivet provost, has been named to the Sparrow Eaton Hospital Board of Directors. Terms last for three years, and board members will help oversee Sparrow Eaton, working closely with senior leadership. “I look forward to contributing to the diversity and inclusion mindset as well as experience I’ve gained […]

Alpha Lambda Epsilon and Kappa Sigma Alpha — Celebrating 100 Years of Greek Life

The University of Olivet’s Greek societies Alpha Lambda Epsilon and Kappa Sigma Alpha have recently celebrated their 100-year anniversaries. “Alpha E” was founded on Jan. 22, 1922, by nine women who wanted to create a more inclusive society that was focused on academics. A short time later, their cousin house, “Kappa Sig,” was founded on […]

Revised Isolation/Quarantine Policy

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, We hope you are enjoying a fun, relaxing and safe spring break, whether you’re on a beach, on a service trip or at home with family and friends. Sunday is the first day of spring — that in itself is reason to celebrate! Based on current conditions and low number […]

Service Learning and Global Marketing in Antigua

During a recent college break, a group of nine The University of Olivet students traveled to Antigua for the business course called Global Marketing Perspectives. The travel learning experience allows students to immerse themselves in the Caribbean culture of marketing and international business, as well as deliver toys to children hospitalized or in special needs […]

The University of Olivet to Host Fifth Annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk

On Saturday, March 26, 2022, The University of Olivet will host the fifth annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk. The event is sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and focuses on raising awareness of suicide and mental health issues. To date, The University of Olivet’s events have raised nearly $50,000. The […]

Emotional Support Animals — How They Impact OC Students’ Lives

Many students on Olivet’s campus have their own emotional support animal (ESA). Senior DJ Vore said, “ESAs are animals that help aid with mental health issues and much more. I decided to get my ESA, Prue, when I got diagnosed with anxiety and depression.” DJ added that his cat is currently three-years-old, and that he […]

A Resolution in Honor of John S. Homer, Ph.D.

A Resolution in Honor of Professor John S. Homer, Ph.D. from the Faculty & Faculty Senate of The University of Olivet WHEREAS, John S. Homer was a professor, mentor, colleague, and friend who served The University of Olivet for over forty years; WHEREAS, Dr. Homer taught, mentored and inspired students at a variety of institutions, […]

Kate Strein ’08 — Taking the Classroom Global

Kate Strein ’08 serves as an eighth grade English Language Arts teacher at Jupiter Middle School in southern Florida, but her true passion is taking education beyond the classroom. Kate was chosen as a Fulbright Scholar for the Teachers of Global Classrooms program in 2019. While the COVID-19 pandemic delayed some of Kate’s plans, this […]

The University of Olivet Ranked as 2022-23 National Gold-Level Military Friendly School

The University of Olivet is proud to announce its designation as a 2022-23 Gold-Level Military Friendly® School by Viqtory Media. The College is ranked in the category of private schools not offering a doctorate degree. Military Friendly® serves as a standard to measure an organization’s commitment, effort and success in creating sustainable and meaningful benefits […]

Revisions to Masking Policy That Will Directly Impact You

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, COVID-19 cases are continuing to decline rapidly across the United States. With recent changes to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) masking recommendations, this week’s OC CARES communication includes important changes to the OC CARES Pandemic Response Plan masking policy that will impact YOU directly: Faculty/Staff May Still Require Masks […]


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