Tekonsha Community School Students Now Eligible for Direct Admission to The University of Olivet

June 13th, 2024 by
Tekonsha Community Schools 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 Tekonsha Community Schools Superintendent and K-12 Principal JoEllen O’Keefe signed the Olivet Direct! agreement recently during a special…
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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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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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Traverse City, Cadillac and Marshall Public Schools Students Eligible for Direct Admit to The University of Olivet

September 29th, 2023 by
Traverse City Area Public Schools, Cadillac Area Public Schools and Marshall Public Schools 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. Direct admission allows high-achieving students to lock in their acceptance and financial aid award…
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The University of Olivet Announces 2023 Spring Semester President’s List

June 15th, 2023 by
A total of 106 students have been named to the The University of Olivet 2023 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. Students are listed in zip code order. Bray Wright, Clawson (48017) Alexandra Polsinelli, Clinton Twp (48038) Emmett Kettel,…
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The University of Olivet Announces 2023 Spring Semester Dean’s List

June 15th, 2023 by
A total of 317 students have been named to the The University of Olivet 2023 spring semester Dean’s List. To make the Deans’s List, a student must be full-time and earn a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Students are listed in zip code order. Ashley Santo, Almont (48003) Bray Wright, Clawson (48017) MeKailah…
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The Past, Present and Future of The University of Olivet: A Founders’ Day Reflection by Chloe Williams

February 16th, 2023 by
During The University of Olivet's celebration of its 179th Founders' Day on Feb. 15, 2023, Chloe Williams was one of three students to share their reflections on the past, present and future of The University of Olivet. “The University of Olivet was founded with the vision of inclusion of all people, despite their race, gender…
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A Minute with Marjorie Newman, Director of Student Transitions and Academic Success

December 21st, 2022 by
What is your role with the college and where does your passion from this role stem from? I am the Director of Student Transitions and Academic Success. I work to provide supportive services to aid in a student’s success. Currently, this means I facilitate intentional student support services designed to meet the individual’s needs. I…
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Distinguished Alumni and Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

September 30th, 2022 by
The University of Olivet is pleased to announce the recipients of the our Distinguished Alumni Award and the Athletic Hall of Fame inductees. This year there are two recipients of the Distinguished Alumni Awards, David Bowers and Alyssa (Fredrick) Kensiston. For the Athletic Hall of Fame, there are three inductees, Jill (Shufelt) Tanis, Amber (Conrad)…
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KC Mask Requirements, Vaccination Clinic Save the Dates and General Updates

January 13th, 2022 by
Dear Students, Welcome back to campus! We hope you had a restful and fun holiday break. It's a new year, which means new opportunities and adventures await you. Good luck this semester, have fun with friends, take advantage of the beautiful outdoors and be safe. Unfortunately, COVID-19 is relentless. Each of us has a shared…
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Football Captain Tyler Douglas Tackles Adversity to Achieve Goals

June 14th, 2017 by
Tyler Douglas just completed his junior year at The University of Olivet, something he never thought he would be saying. Tyler didn’t believe he would even attend college due to his surroundings and lackluster approach to high school classes. What he did know, was that he loved to play football and was pretty good at…
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Students Deliver Donations to VA Hosptial

April 5th, 2017 by
Expressing gratitude to the men and women who have served our country in the military is important to The University of Olivet students. To show their gratitude to Michigan veterans, students from two groups on campus teamed up to lead a fundraiser to benefit the Battle Creek VA Medical Center. With the ultimate goal to…
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Lend a Hand This Service Day – March 29

March 27th, 2017 by
Be More. Do Good. As the chilling months of winter fade into greener, sunny days, The University of Olivet is kicking off spring with the annual Spring Service Day. On March 29 and over the next few weeks, students and organizations from campus will be giving back to the surrounding communities through a variety of…
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Celebrating Five Years of the President’s Leadership Institute with PLI Fellows Chris Watkins ’13 and Raquel Mazur ‘14

March 10th, 2017 by
Launched in 2013, the The University of Olivet President’s Leadership Institute develops top leadership among Olivet’s students, helping them to become the principal professional and community leaders of the future. As the fifth PLI class is approaching graduation on March 22, 2017, fellows of the first and second classes are now established professionals in their…
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First Ever Cultivating Women Leaders Event is Tremendous Success

March 3rd, 2017 by
Today, The University of Olivet held the inaugural Cultivating Women Leaders event, Embracing Our Inner Strength, with the purpose to inspire and equip young women to grow into responsible leaders. The event comes as part of the Presidential Women’s Leadership Initiative, chaired by Presidential Spouse Traci Corey. “I believe the best way to create a…
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Linda Logan, Ph.D., Receives 2017 INSIGHT Into Diversity Magazine Giving Back Award

March 1st, 2017 by
Linda Logan, Ph.D., vice president and dean of student life for The University of Olivet, has received the 2017 Giving Back Award from INSIGHT Into Diversity magazine, the oldest and largest diversity and inclusion publication in higher education. The Giving Back Award honors college and university administrators who go above and beyond their everyday leadership…
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The University of Olivet Awards Celebration – Welcome Honorees, Alumni and Friends!

October 7th, 2016 by
Three influential members of the The University of Olivet community are being honored for their contributions and success at the annual Awards Celebration, one of the most exciting events during Homecoming Oct. 6-8. Join the Young Alumni, 1844 and Distinguished Alumni honorees Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at the Cutler Event Center’s Hathaway Court for…
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Dominique Giroux’s Opening Convocation Speech

September 2nd, 2016 by
What does The University of Olivet mean to me? It means Kirk Hedershott-Kraetzer's essay assignments. Laura Barlond-Maas’ brunches. Margi Heppner’s positive disposition. Jake Schuler’s alarming but kind hello. Mike and Judy Fales' Canadian Thanksgiving dinners. Kim McGowan’s crazy ideas and Karen Lutzke’s ability to be a mom away from home. It’s the way John Moore emanates…
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Michael Sherman’s Opening Convocation Speech

September 2nd, 2016 by
https://youtu.be/98RS4i_Bu-8   It's a given that we are all of this earth, but often times we fail to realize we do not live the same realities. My purpose for this poem is to give my audience a chance to step outside of themselves and see with the lenses that I've developed through 21 years of…
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