Olivet College to Honor Juneteenth with Special Celebration, June 22

Olivet College students, faculty, staff and alumni are invited to celebrate Juneteenth on June 22 with a picnic lunch, prayers and remarks and a visit to the Olivet City Cemetery to pay respect to two freed slaves who made Olivet their home. Celebration Details Wednesday, June 22, 2022 11 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. Olivet College, […]

Eaton County Collaborative Stream Monitoring Program Receives Additional Funding for Sampling Local Water Quality

Olivet College, in partnership with the Eaton Conservation District (ECD), has received a $16,391 Stream Monitoring Implementation Grant from the Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps). The grant will support the newly established Eaton County Collaborative Stream Monitoring Program. The monitoring program consists of stream sites throughout Eaton County within the Upper Thornapple River watershed, part […]

Free Printmaking Workshops for High School Students and Teachers

Olivet College is providing a unique opportunity for high school students  and educators to explore the art of printmaking this summer. Printmaking has been a part of Olivet’s rich history for 89 years and the college recognizes the continued importance of including the practice and study of this medium in the visual arts curriculum. Printmaking […]

Olivet College Appoints Paul Burkhardt, Ph.D., as Provost

Olivet College President Steven M. Corey, Ph.D., is pleased to announce that Paul Burkhardt, Ph.D., has been appointed provost after a nationwide search. Burkhardt will begin his new role on July 1, 2022. Burkhardt joins Olivet College from Prescott College, where he most recently served as executive vice president and provost. He succeeds Maria Davis, […]

Students, Faculty and Staff Honored During 2022 Honors Week

Students, faculty and staff were honored during Olivet College’s Honors Week celebration, April 18 – 21. Awards were presented in various categories, including Business, Insurance and Risk Management, Health and Human Performance, Athletics, Arts and Humanities, Natural Sciences and Mathematics, Music, Social Sciences, Visual Arts, RN-BSN Program and Community Responsibility. The Office of Alumni Relations, […]

Volunteer to Be a Community Scientist for the Eaton County Collaborative Stream Monitoring Program

In partnership with the Eaton Conservation District, Olivet College has established the Eaton County Collaborative Stream Monitoring Program through funding from the Michigan Clean Water Corps (MiCorps). The program seeks volunteer community scientists to work with Olivet College students during Community Stream Collection Days in May 2022. The monitoring program consists of stream sites in […]

Revised Isolation/Quarantine Policy

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, We hope you are enjoying a fun, relaxing and safe spring break, whether you’re on a beach, on a service trip or at home with family and friends. Sunday is the first day of spring — that in itself is reason to celebrate! Based on current conditions and low number […]

Revisions to Masking Policy That Will Directly Impact You

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, COVID-19 cases are continuing to decline rapidly across the United States. With recent changes to the Center for Disease Control (CDC) masking recommendations, this week’s OC CARES communication includes important changes to the OC CARES Pandemic Response Plan masking policy that will impact YOU directly: Faculty/Staff May Still Require Masks […]

Free KN95 Masks Available and Reminders

Dear Students, It is a relief to learn that overall COVID-19 cases are decreasing in Michigan and across the nation. We are still in a pandemic, however, and we must continue to take care to keep ourselves and others safe. Thank you for all YOU are doing to mitigate the spread of the virus on […]

Important Changes to COVID-19 On-Campus Testing Availability and Reminders

Dear Students, This week’s OC CARES message includes details on notable changes to on-campus COVID-19 testing days and hours. A number of important reminders are also included in this communication. As we enter year two of the pandemic, there is little justification for members of the Olivet College community to say, “I didn’t know” about […]

Good Things Come in Threes — and are Free!

Dear Students, There’s a saying that good things come in threes. It’s even better when the three things are free! This week’s OC CARES message encourages you to take advantage of the “THREE FREES.” These three free resources play a vital role in mitigating the spread of COVID-19. FREE COVID-19 At-Home Test Kit FREE N95 […]

How to Order FREE COVID-19 At-Homes Tests and Vaccination Clinic Reminder

Dear Students, The grand opening of the skating rink is Saturday at 6 p.m., winter athletics are underway and there are plenty of other activities taking place on campus this month. Whether indoors or outdoors, there’s always something to do. Be sure to check out the event schedule on the OC app to plan your […]

KC Mask Requirements, Vaccination Clinic Save the Dates and General Updates

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 […]

Important Revisions to the Pandemic Response Plan

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, The beginning of the spring semester is nearly upon us. The start of a new chapter is reason for hope and excitement, but this is also an important time to focus on the health and well-being of yourself and others. This communication includes important revisions to the Olivet College CARES […]

Important Spring Semester Reminders

Dear Students, Happy New Year! We hope you’re enjoying a well-deserved holiday break with family and friends and that you’ve had a safe and healthy start to the New Year. As we transition to the spring semester, the OC Pandemic Response Team wants to share with you a few important OC CARES reminders. Your Return […]

Policy Revision & Campus COVID-19 Testing Location Update

Dear Students, Faculty and Staff, We are in the home stretch! In less than a month, fall semester will come to a close. The holiday break you’ve earned will be here before you know it. In the meantime, take a few minutes to look up from your phones, laptops and books to experience the autumn […]

Living in Community & Masking Requirements

We know we’re repeating ourselves, but it bears a reminder to all: The pandemic is not behind us. Thank you for doing your part to share in the responsibility of keeping each other safe and healthy. Please read this communication in its entirety to understand current expectations in place for the entire Olivet College community. […]