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Risk Management and Insurance

From OC to NYSE

Sophomore Trent Strang was recently awarded a TD Ameritrade NextGen Financial Planning Scholarship. With the scholarship, he received a VIP tour of the New York Stock Exchange trading floor, complete with an opportunity to ring the closing bell. 

Click here for more information about the scholarship and Trent’s experience in New York. 





For students majoring in insurance and risk management, financial planning or business administration in insurance, internships are a graduation requirement.

Andrew Simms is pursuing his third.

Read more about Andrew's story.

About the Risk Management and Insurance Center

The Risk Management and Insurance Center at Olivet College, is considered one of the top risk management and insurance undergraduate education programs in the United States based on the following criteria: curriculum, faculty, co-curricular activities, industry involvement and our strong job placement rate.

From day one, Olivet’s team of faculty, professional advisors and staff will help guide and prepare you for career choices that best fit your personality and ambitions. This individualized attention ensures you can attain your academic and career goals if you set your mind to it. Speaking of careers, our insurance and risk management program has 100 percent job placement. Many of our graduates in this program receive multiple job offers with an average starting salary of $42,000.  

As part of this program, you’ll have the opportunity to join Gamma Iota Sigma, our national award-winning professional society. Active members travel the country to places like Chicago, Las Vegas and Virginia Beach to attend conferences and compete with peers from other colleges and universities. Most importantly, Gamma Iota Sigma members have opportunities to gain valuable leadership, organizational and interpersonal skills that will help make you exceptionally marketable upon graduation.

Quality Program




Lynda Neff

Assistant Professor of Insurance and Risk Management

Dali Giese

Instructor of Risk Management and Insurance; Eaton Intermediate School District Insurance Instructor

Carol Ann Breed, J.D.

Director, Risk Management and Insurance Center and Professor of Business and Insurance


DaunTrell Hill

"The love is real. Olivet faculty will help you graduate as long as you are willing to help yourself first. Olivet is small, which means small classes and more opportunities to meet one-on-one with faculty. You aren’t just a number."

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