Senior Chad Enwright — A Journey from Ontario, Canada, to Olivet, Michigan

April 14th, 2022 by
Senior Chad Enwright is a business administration major with a double concentration in management and marketing, and he is from Melbourne, Ontario. Chad is a part of many things on Olivet’s campus, including Residence Life, Student Engagement, Phi Beta Lambda, Mu Omega Pi, service learning, the President’s Leadership Institute, the Global Center for Entrepreneurs and…
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Alpha Lambda Epsilon and Kappa Sigma Alpha — Celebrating 100 Years of Greek Life

March 22nd, 2022 by
[caption id="attachment_54476" align="alignright" width="300"] Members of Alpha Lambda Epsilon[/caption] Olivet College’s Greek societies Alpha Lambda Epsilon and Kappa Sigma Alpha have recently celebrated their 100-year anniversaries. “Alpha E” was founded on Jan. 22, 1922, by nine women who wanted to create a more inclusive society that was focused on academics. A short time later, their…
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Service Learning and Global Marketing in Antigua

March 17th, 2022 by
[caption id="attachment_54358" align="alignright" width="214"] Matt Hewitt[/caption] During a recent college break, a group of nine Olivet College students traveled to Antigua for the business course called Global Marketing Perspectives. The travel learning experience allows students to immerse themselves in the Caribbean culture of marketing and international business, as well as deliver toys to children hospitalized…
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Olivet College to Host Fifth Annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk

March 16th, 2022 by
On Saturday, March 26, 2022, Olivet College will host the fifth annual Out of the Darkness Campus Walk. The event is sponsored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) and focuses on raising awareness of suicide and mental health issues. To date, Olivet College’s events have raised nearly $50,000. The funds are used for…
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Emotional Support Animals — How They Impact OC Students’ Lives

March 15th, 2022 by
Many students on Olivet’s campus have their own emotional support animal (ESA). Senior DJ Vore said, “ESAs are animals that help aid with mental health issues and much more. I decided to get my ESA, Prue, when I got diagnosed with anxiety and depression.” DJ added that his cat is currently three-years-old, and that he…
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The Garfield Lake Review — Olivet College’s Literary and Visual Arts Magazine

March 1st, 2022 by
[caption id="attachment_54153" align="alignright" width="300"] Savannah Baker[/caption] Olivet College’s student-led literary and visual arts magazine, The Garfield Lake Review “The Garf,” has been printed since 1971. The Garfield Lake Review submission period is open in the fall of each academic year to poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art and other forms of original work. The Garfield Lake Review…
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Senior Seth Young — Next Stop, Doctor of Chiropractic

February 28th, 2022 by
Senior Seth Young, an exercise science major from Jonesville, Michigan, has spent his last four years making Olivet College his home as he pursued his passion and prepared for a career his family knows well. Seth is seeking a profession in chiropractic therapy, just as his grandfather had successfully done for over half a century.…
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The Echo — Olivet’s Student-Led Newspaper

February 25th, 2022 by
Olivet College’s student-led newspaper, “The Echo,” has been providing the community of Olivet with news since 1888. The publication of The Echo transitioned to being completely online in the spring of 2020. The paper is currently run by Faculty Adviser Joanne Williams, Editor-in-Chief Bray Wright and Copy Editor Matthew Rice. Bray said that she decided…
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Senior Antoney Hall — Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Essay Contest Submission

February 23rd, 2022 by
Olivet College annually hosts the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Essay Contest. Students are invited to submit a 500-maximum-word essay under a theme relating to diversity, equity and inclusion and a value or quote from Martin Luther King Jr. This year, students were prompted with King’s quote, “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” They…
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Art Alliance — Spreading Art on Campus and Beyond

February 18th, 2022 by
Olivet College’s Art Alliance is an organization comprised of students who are passionate about the arts. While studying visual arts or graphic design is not a requirement, many members of the organization are majoring in an arts-related field. This organization allows students to participate in a variety of activities, such as going on field trips…
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Senior Melainah Alford — Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Essay Contest Submission

February 17th, 2022 by
Olivet College annually hosts the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Essay Contest. Students are invited to submit a 500-maximum-word essay under a theme relating to diversity, equity and inclusion and a value or quote from Martin Luther King Jr. This year, students were prompted with King’s quote, “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” They…
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WOCR 89.1, “The One” — Olivet’s Student-Led Radio Station

February 16th, 2022 by
Olivet College’s FCC-licensed and student-led radio station, WOCR 89.1, “The One,” first went on air in April of 1975. The station is currently run by Faculty Adviser Daine Pavloski, Station Manager Julia Bidelman and Assistant Manager Andy Sadler. Students have the opportunity to create a variety of content for the station including live radio shows,…
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Junior Destinee Hawkins — Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Essay Contest Submission

February 14th, 2022 by
Olivet College annually hosts the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Essay Contest. Students are invited to submit a 500-maximum-word essay under a theme relating to diversity, equity and inclusion and a value or quote from Martin Luther King Jr. This year, students were prompted with King’s quote, “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” They…
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2021 Year in Review

February 8th, 2022 by
Top Military Friendly School Olivet College was named a 2021- 22 Top 10 Gold-Level Military Friendly School by VIQTORY Media. Olivet ranked fourth for private schools not offering a doctorate degree. The College was also named a 2021-22 Military Spouse Friendly® School by VIQTORY Media, one of only 194 colleges or universities nationwide selected for…
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Intersociety Council – Growing the Greek Bond at Olivet College

February 7th, 2022 by
The Intersociety Council (ISC) is made up of students who are a part of all the Greek societies on Olivet College’s campus. Olivet currently has 11 Greek societies, including male, female and co-ed organizations: Adelphic Alpha Pi, Alpha Lambda Epsilon, Alpha Phi Kappa, Alpha Xi Omgea, Eta Psi Kappa, Kappa Sigma Alpha, Mu Omega Pi,…
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Cappella Comets — Creating Family Bonds Through Music

February 3rd, 2022 by
During the fall 2020 semester, Olivet College’s acapella group, Cappella Comets, was founded. Sophomore Sarah Cook, president of the Cappella Comets said, “My friend and I thought it would be fun to start our own choir at the school for students who love to sing but don’t have time to join choir and don’t enjoy…
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Meet Senior Julia Bidelman, Spring 2022 Marketing Department Intern

January 19th, 2022 by
My name is Julia Bidelman, I just started the final semester of my senior year at Olivet College as a media production and communication major. I was unsure about whether or not I wanted to go to college, but I fell in love with the yearbook class in high school and I wanted to continue…
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Meet Junior Denise Bryce

January 13th, 2022 by
Junior Denise Bryce is double majoring in graphic design and history with a goal to earn a master’s degree in museum studies after graduation. She’s also a member of the bowling team and serves as a student researcher for the Hosford History Center and Lawrence Archives. Denise says Olivet’s small community has given her big…
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Meet Junior Parker Brown

December 16th, 2021 by
Junior Parker Brown is from Chesterfield, an area in Metro Detroit. He was originally drawn to Olivet College to join the swimming and diving team, but Parker has since found additional passions in podcasting, sports commentating and other production-related opportunities on campus. “Rob Brownell helped influence me to attend Olivet College. Being the swim coach,…
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Senior Alicia Bullaro — She Shoots, She Scores

December 16th, 2021 by
Senior Alicia Bullaro is a sports/recreation management major and a media production and communication minor, as well as a member of the women’s basketball team. She’s excited to be working toward a career that will allow her to continue her passion for sports. Like many other Comets, Alicia’s network on campus is helping her reach…
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