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  • The GCHP Results Are In: Congratulations Cassidy Hath!

    Cassidy Hath had three requirements on her college wish list: a psychology program, a cheer team and a small campus with moderate class sizes to allow for easy access to individualized attention. Olivet College fit the bill. A full-tuition scholarship? That was just the cherry on top. Cassidy, a senior at Jonesville High School, applied […]

  • Olivet College 2016 Year in Review

    Happy New Year! As the Olivet College 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. […]

  • Emily Cooper – Beyond Boundaries

    One Campus Visit Can Give You All the Answers Emily Cooper has big plans ahead of her, and she’s getting there by way of Olivet College. Emily, from Flint, transferred to Olivet after attending an out-of-state college for two semesters. After moving in for her sophomore year, she quickly realized that she wasn’t where she […]

  • From the Classroom to the Closing Bell: Blane Heisler Prepares for a Career in Financial Planning

    For senior Blane Heisler, financial planning is more than just a college major that requires crunching numbers and learning about the stock market. It’s setting important goals, attempting to predict the future and providing clients with the financial security that allows them to live a worry-free lifestyle. Blane learned the importance of financial planning when his grandmother passed […]

  • From OC to Oxford – The Adventure of a Violinist

    For Senior ReBekah McDaniel, college held a lot of uncertainty. Naturally shy, Rebekah, from Lansing, knew she would have to work hard to overcome her inner self doubt to shine. With the numerous opportunities available to students and encouragement from faculty and staff, it didn’t take long for ReBekah, pictured below, to immerse herself in […]

  • Dominique Giroux’s Opening Convocation Speech

    What does Olivet College 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 confidence into […]

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