Senior Seth Young — Next Stop, Doctor of Chiropractic

February 28th, 2022 by
Senior Seth Young, an exercise science major from Jonesville, Michigan, has spent his last four years making The University of Olivet his home as he pursued his passion and prepared for a career his family knows well. Seth is seeking a profession in chiropractic therapy, just as his grandfather had successfully done for over half…
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Meet Junior Parker Brown

December 16th, 2021 by
Junior Parker Brown is from Chesterfield, an area in Metro Detroit. He was originally drawn to The University of Olivet to join the swimming and diving team, but Parker has since found additional passions in podcasting, sports commentating and other production-related opportunities on campus. “Rob Brownell helped influence me to attend The University of Olivet.…
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Senior Alicia Bullaro — She Shoots, She Scores

December 16th, 2021 by
Senior Alicia Bullaro is a sports/recreation management major and a media production and communication minor, as well as a member of the women’s basketball team. She’s excited to be working toward a career that will allow her to continue her passion for sports. Like many other Comets, Alicia’s network on campus is helping her reach…
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Sophomore Emily Keeler — Putting Confidence into Practice

December 16th, 2021 by
Sophomore Emily Keeler already feels like a different person after just three semesters at The University of Olivet. She says she’s a more confident and outgoing version of her past self, with strong professional and personal goals. Emily is a member of the volleyball team and a sports psychology major, and she has great relationships…
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Dakota Galeazzi — A Second Home

November 18th, 2021 by
Originally from Iron Mountain, a small town in the Upper Peninsula, Dakota Galeazzi made the trip south to begin his college journey at The University of Olivet. Dakota decided to attend Olivet because, when he first visited on a campus tour, it gave him a feeling of home. Dakota said, “Seeing the small classroom setting…
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Meet Senior Josh Rosendale

April 26th, 2021 by
Senior Josh Rosendale is an exercise science major from Dimondale. He has grown up around the field of health and human performance and always knew he would shape his future career in the field. Josh’s goal is to work in cardiac rehabilitation, and he is confident in reaching his goal thanks to the real-world experience…
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Sophomore Jill Arends Has a Story to Tell

March 15th, 2021 by
Sophomore Jill Arends, an exercise science major from Grant, is eager to share her experience at The University of Olivet. She’s planning for a career in occupational therapy and loves being a member of the Comet volleyball team. Get the inside scoop on how Jill is preparing for a successful career, what it was like…
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Meet Junior Byron Pearce, Fitness Management Major

March 2nd, 2021 by
Junior Byron Pearce has a strong interest in weight-lifting and helping others. As a fitness management major, he hopes to combine these two passions to a successful career in the sports and fitness industry. “I was born and raised in Lansing, and I chose Olivet because it was a smaller school closer to home,” Byron…
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Junior Michael Fisk — A Passion for Sports

February 1st, 2021 by
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…
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Meet Exercise Science Alumna Megan Black ’19

January 15th, 2021 by
I graduated in May of 2019, with a bachelor's degree in exercise science. After graduation, I enrolled in an alternative route to certification (ARC) program that allowed me to obtain an interim teaching certificate. This led me to my job now, a sixth grade teacher and freshman volleyball coach at Grand Ledge Public Schools. I…
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Senior Tyler Mojet — A Match Made in Heaven

November 30th, 2020 by
Senior Tyler Mojet is a fitness management major with a business concentration. He‘s involved in Greek life, a member of the football team and enjoys professional development opportunities. For Tyler, the combination couldn’t be more perfect. Read more about Tyler’s college journey. I am originally from Nashville, Tennessee, and moved to Lansing when I was…
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Meet Transfer Student Ben Morrow

November 17th, 2020 by
Transfer student Ben Morrow is a double major in sports psychology and psychology, following his passion to work in the field of athletics. He’s also an athlete himself, growing up around the sport of tennis and falling in love with the game. While Ben’s journey to The University of Olivet took some twists and turns,…
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Meet Sophomore Shelby Piper — Future Physician Assistant

November 4th, 2020 by
Sophomore Shelby Piper is an exercise science major from Ravenna. She is confident in her career goals and actively preparing for graduate studies to become a physician assistant. In addition to her path of study, Shelby has also enjoyed getting involved in campus life and growing into a more confident and outgoing person. “When I…
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Meet Senior Chelsie Smith

August 31st, 2020 by
Chelsie Smith is a senior exercise science major at The University of Olivet. She graduated from St. Johns High School in 2017 and has since then been spending her time getting involved in sports, clubs and honor societies at Olivet. The beautiful campus and the welcoming people were two of the biggest reasons why she…
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Junior Kiley Schneck – Goals On and Off the Field

August 19th, 2020 by
Junior Kiley Schneck has grown as an athlete, increased her leadership skills and compiled a successful resume while at The University of Olivet, but the personal growth she’s experienced stands out the most. Next up? She plans to apply her skills and experiences to a career in physical therapy. “The University of Olivet has taught…
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Junior Jacqueline Keene — The University of Olivet is a Win-Win

August 18th, 2020 by
Junior Jacqueline Keene is an exercise science major with a goal to become a physical therapist. While she’s only halfway through her college journey, Jacqueline has already filled her resume, network and passport with many great experiences. Hear more about Jacqueline’s college journey. My hometown, Swartz Creek, is a small town outside of Flint, so…
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Meet Sidney Kulhanek, Future Physical Therapist

August 3rd, 2020 by
Rising sophomore and exercise science major Sidney Kulhanek knew she would thrive at The University of Olivet as soon as she set foot on campus. Coming from New Lothrop, another small community, Olivet felt just like home to her. An academic-based merit award and a scholarship for the Keyes-Barber-Benedict Scholars Program helped Sidney attend OC.…
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The University of Olivet Announces the Class of 2020

May 19th, 2020 by
The University of Olivet recently celebrated the Class of 2020 with a video graduation celebration. Two hundred and twenty-one graduates were honored, including traditional undergraduates students and graduates of the Master of Business Administration in Insurance program, RN-BSN Program and Criminal Justice Professional Degree Program. The video included messages from President Steven M. Corey, Ph.D.,…
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Class of 2020 Top Seven Earn Donald A. Morris Academic Excellence Award

May 15th, 2020 by
The top graduating seniors with the highest grade point average who completed all coursework through The University of Olivet are annually honored with the Donald A. Morris Academic Excellence Award. In addition, professors chosen by the students as most influential are also honored. Congratulations to the following students and professors. [caption id="attachment_36648" align="alignright" width="200"] Jenna…
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Junior Taytum Myers has Advice for You

February 24th, 2020 by
Junior Taytum Myers is an exercise science major and sports psychology minor from Brethren. She especially enjoys sharing her story in order to inspire and motivate others. Hear what Taytum has to say on… College Advice: My number one piece of advice for high school students is “get comfortable with being uncomfortable.” College is a…
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