Happy New Year! As the The University of Olivet community enters 2017 with the fresh start of a new semester, we are reminded of the potential that comes with each and every new beginning. For instance, these highlights from 2016 reflect the achievements and growth students, staff and faculty at Olivet have experienced in just one year.
The University of Olivet Board of Trustees voted unanimously to renew the contract of President Steven M. Corey, Ph.D. With this extension, Corey will continue to serve as president of The University of Olivet through 2021.
The University of Olivet was ranked number 11 on the Business Insurance Directory of Risk Management and Insurance Schools which lists the nation’s top colleges for those interested in risk management and insurance careers.
The Comets claimed the outright MIAA conference title for the first time in school history since 1974, and back-to-back MIAA championships for the first time since 1913 and 1914. The University of Olivet football team also played in the first round of the 2016 NCAA Division III National Championships.
The University of Olivet is designated as a veteran-friendly school for 2017 by both the Michigan Veteran Affairs Agency (MVAA) and Victory Media’s Military Friendly® program for outstanding service to student-veterans.
The University of Olivet announced Cultivating Women Leaders: Embracing Our Inner Strength, an annual event for young women as part of the Presidential Women’s Leadership Initiative, chaired by Presidential Spouse Traci Corey.