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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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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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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A Photographer’s Guide to Post-Commencement Photos

May 3rd, 2024 by
Audrey Helfrich ’22 serves as The University’s lead photographer. As an alum and staff member of Olivet, she knows the campus like the back of her hand and all the best spots for stunning photos. Every spring, Audrey is sought after by graduates for senior photos. She is honored to be asked to capture one…
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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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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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Celebrating UOlivet Accepted Student Day, April 19

April 15th, 2024 by
High school seniors accepted to The University of Olivet are invited to Accepted Student Day on April 19  from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m! Kick the day off with coffee and pastries while getting to know UOlivet staff, students and faculty. Experience a mock UOlivet classroom featuring engaging lessons from UOlivet faculty. Check out the…
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Seventh Annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk Raises Awareness of Suicide

April 12th, 2024 by
Record turnout of UOlivet walkers help raise more than $2,800 for cause Suicide is the second leading cause of death for people between 20 and 34 and the third leading cause of death for those between the ages of 10 and 19. These sobering statistics are why The University of Olivet Marching Comets advocate for…
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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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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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Abbie Copps Poetry Reading Contest Winner Announced

March 21st, 2024 by
Congratulations to the winner of the Abbie Copps Poetry Reading contest, Liberty Tetzlaff! For winning first place, Liberty received $200. The runner ups, Hanna Sauve and Faith Fowler, both won $100. Special guests Dennis Hinrichsen, Sarah Carson, and Andrew Collard helped judge the competition. In addition to the contest, all three poets performed as a…
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“Contemporary Printmakers of the Great Lakes Region” Exhibition on Display at The University of Olivet

March 18th, 2024 by
The University of Olivet presents the art exhibition “Contemporary Printmakers of the Great Lakes Region” from March 7 to April 12, 2024. An artist’s reception will occur on Friday, April 12, from 5-7 p.m. The exhibition and reception will take place at the Kresge Foundation Art Gallery inside the Riethmiller Blackman Art Building. The gallery…
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Senior Taylor Wilsey: Finding Her Place at Olivet During a Pandemic

March 13th, 2024 by
Starting the final semester of my college career has made me realize that I might miss being here. As a 2020 high school graduate, my life felt ruined because of COVID-19. My last track and field season was taken away from me, and I couldn’t see my friends to say goodbye before we all left…
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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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