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  • Ciao, Italia: Olivet Students Immerse Themselves in Italian Culture

    This spring, two groups of students traveled to Italy for transformative, eye-opening experiences. One of Olivet’s many unique travel experiences, the trips to Italy offered students educational, enjoyable adventures. Popes, Saints and Sinners Dustin Byrd, Ph.D., associate professor of humanities, led a group of students on a two-week trip to Venice, Florence, Assisi and Rome […]

  • Off to Save the World: Olivet’s Sociology/Anthropology Major

    Everybody wants to change the world, and Olivet’s sociology/anthropology major is setting students up to achieve that goal one day at a time. Cea Noyes, J.D., chair of the Social Science Department, professor of sociology/anthropology and director of the Betsy Dole Women’s Resource Center, emphasizes that the sociology/anthropology major encourages students to make a difference […]

  • Finding What Makes You Tick: Reiker Dean’s Path to Self-Discovery

    As a young boy, rising senior Reiker Dean sprawled out on the floor with paper and watercolors next to his mother as she brushed oil paint onto a canvas. It was the beginning of a lifetime appreciation for art and a strong relationship with his mom, Amy (Gardner) Dean ’92. Reiker attributes his success in […]

  • Five Minutes With Mike Fales ’75 — Professor, Alumnus and Mentor

    Mike Fales ’75 currently serves as director of service learning and campus ministries and assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies and religion, but it’s nearly impossible to sum up the true impact he has made and continues to make at Olivet College. Professor Fales has worked at OC for more than 25 years and was deeply […]

  • Karina Marin — OC is the Perfect Catch

    “Olivet College felt like a second home.” That’s how rising sophomore Karina Marin knew she had found the right college. Karina is from Temecula, California, and her number one passion is softball. Eager to leave her comfort zone, Karina’s interest in the sport and the opportunity to earn a spot on OC’s roster in just […]

  • 2019 Porter Scholarship Honors Six High-Achieving Comets

    Olivet College will honor six students with the John W. Porter Community Responsibility Scholarship at the 23rd annual Leadership for Individual and Social Responsibility Awards Dinner on May 15. Students were selected for demonstrating individual and social responsibility through their involvement and service to the College and their community. Recipients include rising junior Kyrie Bostic, […]

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