Business Education Partnership of the Year Awarded to The University of Olivet and Partners

May 16th, 2024 by
Collaboration recognized for excellence by Association for Career and Technical Education Region 1 A collaborative teaching program between The University of Olivet, Farm Bureau and the Eaton Regional Educational Service Agency (ERESA) was named the 2024 Outstanding Business Education Partnership of the Year at the recent Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE) Region 1…
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Olivet Community Strengthened Through Grants Awarded by The University of Olivet

May 13th, 2024 by
Four nonprofits share $10,000 in grant funding Four nonprofits in Olivet are bolstering programs that cater to diverse needs and foster positive change, thanks to grants totaling $10,000 awarded by The University of Olivet. The University of Olivet Community Investment Grant program aims to strengthen and make a tangible difference in the Olivet community. This…
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Competitive Archery at UOlivet is On Target for Fall 2024

May 8th, 2024 by
Celebrating National Archery Day Saturday is National Archery Day, and we're "quivering" with excitement! Beginning this fall, UOlivet will field competitive women's and men's archery teams and compete in target, indoor, field and 3D archery. The archery team, coached by Terry Carr, is part of the Outdoor Recreation program, which also includes competitive clay target…
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Nurses Make a Difference

May 6th, 2024 by
Celebrating National Nurses Week National Nurses Week kicks off today with National Nurses Day. All of us at The University of Olivet express our appreciation for the dedication, compassion and invaluable contributions of these healthcare professionals. Under this year's National Nurses Week theme, "Nurses Make a Difference," we recognize the profound impact selfless nurses have…
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Eaton County Collaborative Stream Monitoring Program Continues

April 24th, 2024 by
The University of Olivet awarded grant to continue collaborative program The University of Olivet (UOlivet), in partnership with the Eaton Conservation District (ECD), was recently awarded a maintenance grant of $2,964 for sustaining the activities of the Eaton County Collaborative Stream Monitoring Program. The program engages UOlivet students and community scientists in water quality monitoring…
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Honors Convocation Celebrates UOlivet Students, Faculty and Staff

April 19th, 2024 by
On April 17, at The University of Olivet’s Honors Convocation, a standing-room only crowd gathered to celebrate and honor students, faculty and staff. The annual awards ceremony was held in the new Cutler Student Center Community Room, and a reception was held in the lobby immediately following the event. Congratulations to all of this year’s…
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Student Life Awards Presented

April 18th, 2024 by
Students, faculty and staff were honored on April 19 during the annual Student Life Awards ceremony at The University of Olivet. Honorees were recognized for their commitment to extracurricular activities. Congratulations to this year's Student Life Award winners. Multicultural Academic Achievement & Leadership Award Darren McLeod Gweneth Lyczynski Jamie Stiver Kaitlin Dyer Greek Society Academic…
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Registration Underway for Summer Basketball Camps

April 16th, 2024 by
Open to students and teams in grades 1-12. Registration is underway for coed summer basketball camps for students entering grades 1-12 in fall 2024. Led by The University of Olivet women’s basketball coaching staff, players will learn age-appropriate skills and drills to work on shooting, passing, ball handling and more. Camp attendees will learn critical…
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Rudyard Area Schools is Latest Olivet Direct! Partner

April 2nd, 2024 by
Program offers direct admission to qualified students Rudyard Area Schools students are now eligible for direct admission to The University of Olivet, thanks to Olivet Direct!, a program that makes the admissions process faster and easier for qualified students. President Steven M. Corey, Ph.D., and Rudyard High School Principal and Olivet graduate Chad Folkersma signed…
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$2.8 Million in Grant Funding Awarded to The University of Olivet

March 12th, 2024 by
Major grant funding supports a stronger graduation attainment program for students over the next six years The University of Olivet was recently awarded a total of $2.8 million in grant funding, with $2.2 million in funding through the Title III Strengthening Institutions Program (SIP) and more than $550,000 through the Martin Luther King, Jr.-César Chávez-Rosa…
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Full Tuition Scholarship program for RN to BSN Nurses announced by The University of Olivet

March 12th, 2024 by
Online program removes financial barriers for qualifying students while addressing nursing shortage Two issues facing the healthcare industry are the shortage of nurses and the opportunity for current registered nurses to return to college to earn a bachelor’s degree. To help alleviate the crisis, The University of Olivet has announced a scholarship program that will…
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Women of The University of Olivet Honored

March 8th, 2024 by
Yellow Rose Ceremony Held in Honor of International Women's Day In honor of International Women’s Day, The University of Olivet held a Yellow Rose Recognition ceremony and luncheon on March 7, 2024. The Office of Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging and students of the Family Dynamics and Self and Community courses co-hosted the event. The…
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Students Honored for Service to Others

March 8th, 2024 by
Justice Burkett and Ulrick Meighan receive the Abby and Oramel Hosford Award Service to others has been a cornerstone of The University of Olivet since its founding in 1844. Students who commit to service are honored with the Abby and Oramel Hosford Awards for Leadership in Individual and Social Responsibility. This year’s recipients, Justice Burkett…
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Twelfth President’s Leadership Institute Graduating Class Honored

March 7th, 2024 by
The University of Olivet recognized 21 students as graduates of the 12th President’s Leadership Institute (PLI) class during a ceremony Wednesday, March 6 at the Battle Creek Country Club. Launched in 2013, PLI was established to develop top leadership skills in Olivet’s students, as well as enable them to become the principal professional and community…
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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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Black History Month Celebrations Kick Off

February 5th, 2024 by
The University of Olivet Invites Campus Community to Honor Black History Month The annual Black History Month celebrations at The University of Olivet kicked off on February 1. Events ranging from keynote speakers to soul food in the Kirk Center will take place throughout the month to enlighten the campus community about Black history and…
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Chamber Singers Make History with Spiritual “Done Made My Vow”

February 2nd, 2024 by
Acclaimed Composer and Arranger Stacey Gibbs Adapts Song for UOlivet Singers to Premiere Members of The University of Olivet Chamber Singers Choir had the thrill of a lifetime when they collaborated with acclaimed and highly sought-after composer and arranger Stacey V. Gibbs on the spiritual "Done Made My Vow." Gibbs adapted the music that dates…
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Outstanding Business Education Partnership Awarded to The University of Olivet and Partners

February 1st, 2024 by
High school students earn college credit while exploring the world of  insurance and risk management The University of Olivet, Farm Bureau and the Eaton Regional Educational Service Agency (ERESA) were honored as the 2024 Outstanding Business Education Partnership by the Michigan Association for Career and Technical Education (MI ACTE) for significantly contributing to career and…
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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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Chelsea School District Students Eligible for Direct Admit to The University of Olivet

January 22nd, 2024 by
Chelsea School District students will now be automatically admitted to The University of Olivet, thanks to Olivet Direct!, a program that makes the admissions process faster and easier for qualified students. President Steven M. Corey, Ph.D., and Chelsea School District Superintendent Michael Kapolka signed the Olivet Direct! agreement on January 19. Direct admission allows high-achieving…
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