UOlivet Student Art Alliance Exhibition to be Featured at Eastend Studio & Gallery

March 28th, 2024 by
Student artwork on display includes paintings, drawings, sculptures, graphic design work and digital art The University of Olivet Student Art Alliance Exhibition, presented by the Eastend Studio & Gallery, will showcase the paintings, drawings, sculptures, graphic design work and digital talents of the Visual Arts Program’s student organization, Art Alliance. Art Alliance is a student-run…
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Michigan Press Association Foundation Scholarship Awarded to UOlivet Senior

February 16th, 2024 by
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…
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“Happy as a Lark” Art Exhibition by Zoë Couvillion on Display at The University of Olivet

January 25th, 2024 by
[caption id="attachment_62677" align="alignright" width="264"]  [/caption] The University of Olivet presents the art exhibition “Happy as a Lark” by Zoë Couvillion through March 1, 2024. An artist’s reception will take place on Friday, March 1, from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition and reception will be held at the Kresge Foundation Art Gallery inside the Riethmiller Blackman Art…
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Art Portfolio Workshop Will Prepare High School Graduates for College Entry

December 19th, 2023 by
High school seniors will get tips and inspiration to improve and present artwork for college entry. The University of Olivet and the Lansing Art Gallery & Education Center have partnered to present a free high school student portfolio workshop. When: Saturday, Jan. 13, 2024 Time: 10 a.m. - 12 p.m. Place: Lansing Art Gallery &…
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Students and Teachers Invited to Participate in The University of Olivet 7th Annual Regional High School Art Exhibition

November 3rd, 2023 by
Opportunity for Students to Earn Talent-Based Scholarships [caption id="attachment_61702" align="alignright" width="276"]  [/caption] 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…
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Asher Wertheimer – Writing His Own Script

October 18th, 2023 by
Asher Wertheimer has been at The University of Olivet his whole life – how is this possible? He was born and raised in Olivet and his parents teach at the University. From a young age, Asher has had the University's core beliefs instilled in him, leading to a unique college journey of pursuing his passions.…
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High School Students Invited to Printmaking Art Camp

October 12th, 2023 by
The University of Olivet Hosts Free Event for Teens and Parents High school students and their parents are invited to a free printmaking workshop on Saturday, Nov. 4, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Printmaking has been a part of Olivet’s rich history for 91 years. The University recognizes the continued importance of including the…
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The University of Olivet to Present Art Exhibition by Salina Kalnins ’98

October 10th, 2023 by
[caption id="attachment_61489" align="alignright" width="300"] Macinac Mood By Salina Kalnins[/caption] The University of Olivet presents the art exhibition, “Art on the Water,” by Salina Kalnins from October 19, 2023 to November 16, 2023. An artist’s reception will take place on Saturday, October 21, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. The exhibition and reception will be held at…
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OC’s Visual Arts Seniors Showcase Work at Art Exhibition

April 19th, 2023 by
The University of Olivet presents the senior art exhibit, “Life in All Forms.” The exhibit will be on display at the Kresge Foundation Art Gallery inside the Riethmiller Blackman Art Building through May 21, 2023. There will be an artist’s reception on April 21, 5-7 p.m. The gallery is open Monday through Friday from 8…
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Meet Music Major Sarah Cook

April 12th, 2023 by
Meet Sarah Cook! Sarah is a junior at The University of Olivet who majors in music. After graduation, Sarah aspires to be a music educator, as music is her primary passion. “Music is so impactful. It is healing, fun, and a great way to build relationships with others. I would love nothing more than to…
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Abbie Copps Poetry Reading Contest Winner Announced

March 28th, 2023 by
Congratulations to the winner of the Abbie Copps Poetry Reading contest, Bray Wright! Bray said, ““Like a lot of writers, I can be a bit self-deprecating at times, so finding out that so many people liked my poem made me feel really good.” For winning first place, Bray received $200. The runner ups, Ethan Valente…
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A Minute with Douglas Borton, Assistant Professor of Graphic Design

January 6th, 2023 by
What is your background in graphic design? My background in graphic design combines over 20 years of working in academics and the field. This includes several years as a graphic/web design faculty member at Lansing Community College and Kellogg Community College. My professional experience includes numerous creative roles working with several businesses, including Kellogg’s, Sparrow Health…
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The University of Olivet Student Art Project, “Sunflowers for Ukraine,” Raises Over $550 in Support of World Central Kitchen

October 14th, 2022 by
The University of Olivet Art Alliance, a student-run organization that promotes the arts, raised over $550 for the nonprofit organization World Central Kitchen in support of the citizens of Ukraine. The “Sunflowers for Ukraine” fundraiser was part of the Art Alliance annual fall Service Day project.   Students created a limited edition etching to raise money…
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WOCR 89.1, The One

October 7th, 2022 by
One of the many clubs and organizations The University of Olivet has to offer is our student-run, FCC-licensed radio station, WOCR 89.1 FM, The One. Founded in 1975, WOCR is a commercial-free educational radio station broadcast from the Convergent Media Center on campus.   You might be asking yourself, why radio? In a day and age…
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The University of Olivet to Present Art Exhibition by Deborah Rockman

August 23rd, 2022 by
The University of Olivet will present “The Past is Present” by Deborah Rockman on Sept. 1 – 29, 2022. A reception will be held on Friday, Sept. 9, 5 - 7 p.m. The exhibition and reception will be held at the Kresge Foundation Art Gallery inside the Riethmiller Blackman Art Building. The gallery is open…
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Free Printmaking Workshops for High School Students and Teachers

June 3rd, 2022 by
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…
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Reiker Dean ’20 — Chasing After His Dream of Becoming an Artist

April 18th, 2022 by
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…
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The Garfield Lake Review — The University of Olivet’s Literary and Visual Arts Magazine

March 1st, 2022 by
[caption id="attachment_54153" align="alignright" width="300"] Savannah Baker[/caption] The University of Olivet’s student-led literary and visual arts magazine, The Garfield Lake Review “The Garf,” has been printed since 1971. The Garfield Lake Review submission period is open in the fall of each academic year to poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art and other forms of original work. The Garfield…
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The Echo — Olivet’s Student-Led Newspaper

February 25th, 2022 by
The University of Olivet’s student-led newspaper, “The Echo,” has been providing the community of Olivet with news since 1888. The publication of The Echo transitioned to being completely online in the spring of 2020. The paper is currently run by Faculty Adviser Joanne Williams, Editor-in-Chief Bray Wright and Copy Editor Matthew Rice. Bray said that…
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Art Alliance — Spreading Art on Campus and Beyond

February 18th, 2022 by
The University of Olivet’s Art Alliance is an organization comprised of students who are passionate about the arts. While studying visual arts or graphic design is not a requirement, many members of the organization are majoring in an arts-related field. This organization allows students to participate in a variety of activities, such as going on…
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