Respect. Honor. Remember.

May 12th, 2024 by
Honoring National Police Week As we observe National Police Week May 12-18, all of us at The University of Olivet extend our gratitude and deepest respect to the dedicated law enforcement professionals who work tirelessly to safeguard our communities and recognize the critical intersection of law enforcement with social justice. "Respect. Honor. Remember" is this…
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Join Us in Greece, Sept. 11-19

April 25th, 2024 by
Who hasn't dreamed of exploring the history of civilization, strolling through ancient towns and experiencing authentic souvla (a Greek rotisserie) and sipping chilled ouzo or mastika? Now is your opportunity when you join other alumni on a trip to Greece this fall as part of The University of Olivet's new Explore & Connect program. Opa,…
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A Special Thanksgiving Treat for You

November 21st, 2023 by
Happy Thanksgiving from The University of Olivet. May your home be filled with laughter, happiness and a few “slices” of fun along the way! In honor of Thanksgiving and the mighty Oaks that stand on the Olivet Campus, Clyde and Haley, with a bit of help from Landen Cooley, have a treat for you: Olivet…
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The Impact of The University of Olivet, by Vivien Stevenson

September 13th, 2023 by
During The University of Olivet’s Opening Convocation on Aug. 23, 2023, Vivien Stevenson was one of three students to share their reflections on the impact of The University of Olivet. "In the short two years I have been at The University of Olivet, I have been impacted a ton. Between the people I’ve met and…
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A Minute with Robin Luckadoo Chadderon, Director of Counseling, Health and Wellness

August 7th, 2023 by
What is your role with the college and where does your passion for this role stem from? I am the director of counseling, health, and wellness. I am a strong believer in the value of servant leadership. This type of leadership focuses on the well-being and long-term growth of team members. All leaders at Olivet…
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One Minute with Jake Schuler

August 2nd, 2023 by
What is your role with the college and where does your passion for this role stem from? I am the assistant dean of student life and I serve as the director of residence life. This passion started at Kansas State University as a community assistant and then a resident advisor. The leadership I had at…
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Becoming The University of Olivet: Stronger, Bolder, Onward

May 23rd, 2023 by
Olivet College becomes The University of Olivet, reflecting a comprehensive institution Olivet College is becoming The University of Olivet, reflecting its stronger, bolder, an d forward-looking array of new programs and its enrollment of new students. The Board of Trustees unanimously approved the 179-year-old Olivet College becoming The University of Olivet at its May 19…
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Honors Convocation 2023

April 20th, 2023 by
Students, faculty and staff were honored at The University of Olivet’s Honors Convocation on April 19.  Congratulations to all the award winners for your outstanding work. To view and download pictures from the event, click here.   Awards and Recipients   Professor/Staff Awards Doctors Gorton and Peggy Riethmiller Award for Outstanding Administrator Mike Lazusky Doctors…
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Student Life Awards 2023

April 19th, 2023 by
The University of Olivet held its annual Student Life Awards Wednesday, April 19. Students, faculty and staff members who were recognized for their commitment to extracurricular activities on campus include the following: Senior Leadership Award Byron Pearce Multicultural Academic Achievement & Leadership Award Landen Cooley Destinee Hawkins Elisabeth McIntosh             Rita…
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Update 3: March 17 Incident

March 24th, 2023 by
Members of the The University of Olivet Community: It has been several days since I have provided an update on the incident that occurred in Ohio on March 17. There have been numerous news reports and countless social media threads over the past week, some reporting accurate information and others more speculative. As I mentioned…
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Update on Incident Following Baseball Game at Muskingum University

March 18th, 2023 by
Members of the The University of Olivet Community: Last night, an incident occurred following the completion of our game at Muskingum University (OH), when a member of the team returned to the dugout to retrieve a forgotten personal item. Upon doing so, an incident occurred involving an individual with a firearm, who we understand is…
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Olivet Stands Strong with the MSU Community

February 14th, 2023 by
The horrific events that took place at Michigan State University last night are tragic. We express our sincerest sympathies to the families of the three victims who lost their lives and prayers and support to the five individuals who were gravely injured, and to all of the students, faculty and staff who proudly call Michigan…
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A Minute with Dr. Karen Chaney, Associate Provost and Dean

January 24th, 2023 by
What is your role with the college and where does your passion for this role stem from? I currently serve as one of two associate provosts at the college, working as part of an academic leadership team led by Provost Paul Burkhardt. I also serve as dean of the college overseeing the academic life of…
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The University of Olivet Announces 2022 Fall Semester President’s List

January 13th, 2023 by
A total of 84 students have been named to the The University of Olivet 2022 fall semester President’s List. To make the President’s List, a student must be full-time and earn a grade point average of 4.0. Students are listed in zip code order. Bray Wright, Clawson (48017) Hailey Jasin, Warren (48088) Andrew Waller, Warren…
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Byron Atwater’s The University of Olivet Experience

December 31st, 2022 by
I honestly didn’t know how important The University of Olivet was to me until last week. I finally realized I was done being a student at Olivet, and I didn’t know if I should be happy or sad because, over these past four years, I have made a ton of connections with my peers. Not…
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The Ornithology Class Takes Flight in Mexico

December 29th, 2022 by
This semester, Professor of Biology Leah Knapp, D.V.M., took her ornithology class to Kino Bay, Mexico, in partnership with Prescott College. Ornithology is a biology course focusing on the study of birds. One of the course objectives is an extensive field study of birds.   Kino Bay is on the Gulf of California on the west…
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The University of Olivet Announces Free Tuition through New ADVANTAGE Scholarship

December 8th, 2022 by
Free tuition for students who qualify for Michigan Achievement Scholarship and are Pell eligible President Steven M. Corey, Ph.D., today announced that The University of Olivet is investing millions of dollars to create the The University of Olivet ADVANTAGE Scholarship. This initiative will begin in fall 2023 to ensure Michigan students have access to a…
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The University of Olivet – Being More and Doing Good in Port Austin, Michigan

November 2nd, 2022 by
The University of Olivet’s founding mission is rooted in service to others. Offering multiple service trips each semester, The University of Olivet students have multiple opportunities to experience what it means to Be More and Do Good beyond the campus.   Olivet's first service trip this semester was to Port Austin, Michigan. There, a group of…
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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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The University of Olivet Announces 2022 Spring Semester President’s List

July 21st, 2022 by
Congratulations to the 85 students who have been named to the The University of Olivet 2022 spring semester President’s List. To make the President’s List, a student must be full-time and earn a grade point average of 4.0. Logan Allen Anna Baird Savannah Baker Courtney Balazs Daniel Ballagh Cooper Beard Maggie Berner Breanne Bess Julia…
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