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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Future Comet Jamie Stiver — Making Dreams a Reality

January 27th, 2022 by
As Jamie Stiver entered her senior year at Britton Deerfield High School, the college search process was at the front of her mind. Like many high school students, Jamie was eagerly considering her college options, the benefits of a four-year degree, financial aid opportunities and living away from home for the first time. Once she…
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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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Olivet College Regional High School Student Art Exhibition Awards

December 21st, 2021 by
The Olivet College visual arts program hosted the fifth annual Regional High School Student Art Exhibition in December 2021. High school students entered 2D, 3D, ceramics and graphic design artwork to compete for Olivet College talent-based scholarships up to $3,000. Twenty-eight students earned a Visual Arts Scholarship Award. Six students were also commended with a…
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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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Sophomore Emily Keeler — Putting Confidence into Practice

December 16th, 2021 by
Sophomore Emily Keeler already feels like a different person after just three semesters at Olivet College. She says she’s a more confident and outgoing version of her past self, with strong professional and personal goals. Emily is a member of the volleyball team and a sports psychology major, and she has great relationships with her…
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Junior Caleb Arthur — Shining in the Spotlight

December 6th, 2021 by
Junior Caleb Arthur isn’t afraid of the spotlight. He’s a media production and communication (MPC) major and a member of the Gospel Choir. He’s passionate about for performing, filmmaking, singing, producing and public speaking. Caleb’s experience at Olivet College has allowed him to build experience in many different disciplines, and his relationships with professors and…
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Dakota Galeazzi — A Second Home

November 18th, 2021 by
Originally from Iron Mountain, a small town in the Upper Peninsula, Dakota Galeazzi made the trip south to begin his college journey at Olivet College. Dakota decided to attend Olivet because, when he first visited on a campus tour, it gave him a feeling of home. Dakota said, “Seeing the small classroom setting and hearing…
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Olivet College to Host Fifth Annual Regional High School Student Art Exhibition

October 21st, 2021 by
The Olivet College visual arts program is proud to present the fifth annual Regional High School Student Art Exhibition. The goal of the exhibition is to support and celebrate area students’ creative work and promote the arts in the greater Olivet College community. High school juniors and seniors from across the region may enter 2D,…
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Elizabeth Bailey ’14 — A Passion Turned Career

October 7th, 2021 by
Originally from Wyoming, Michigan, Olivet College alumna Elizabeth Bailey ’14 has always had a passion for biology. During her time at Olivet, her primary major was biology with a pre-medical concentration, and she pursued a minor in biochemistry that turned into a chemistry major by the time she graduated. Outside of classes, Elizabeth was very…
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Olivet College Ranked Twice in Washington Monthly’s 2021 College Guide and Rankings

September 24th, 2021 by
Olivet College was ranked twice in Washington Monthly’s 2021 College Guide and Rankings, earning a spot on the regional “Best Bang for the Buck Rankings: Midwest” list and the nationwide “Bachelor’s Colleges Ranking” list. “I am pleased to see Olivet College recognized for its affordability and contribution to public good by the Washington Monthly rankings,”…
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Olivet College’s Best Study Spots— Based on How You Study

July 22nd, 2021 by
A new semester is coming to Olivet College, and with a new semester comes new projects and homework. As you prepare to tackle assignments, finding a good study system is essential, and where you study can be just as important as how you study. If your spot is too distracting, or too boring, you might…
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Eight Little-Known Facts About Olivet College

July 14th, 2021 by
Olivet College is over 176 years old, meaning some fun quirks and interesting facts have developed over the decades. Here’s my list sharing the top eight little-known facts Comets should know about Olivet College, especially new students who are moving onto campus for the first time. Library Floor Names [caption id="attachment_46298" align="alignright" width="300"] Burrage Library[/caption]…
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Meet Rising Senior Julia Bidelman, Media Production and Communication Major

July 6th, 2021 by
Rising senior Julia Bidelman is a media production and communication major from Genesee. She is a member of the Alpha Lambda Epsilon Greek society, The Echo student newspaper, the WOCR student radio station, the Optimist Club and the Difference Makers service learning program. She is also Olivet College’s first-ever OC student media social media coordinator.…
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Meet Senior Thomas Krug, Biology and Environmental Science Major

July 1st, 2021 by
Meet senior Thomas Krug, a biology and environmental science major from Battle Creek. Thomas is a transfer student, and through a winding path found his way back in the pool swimming for the Comets. “When I decided to transfer from the first university I attended, I initially thought about joining the Navy,” Thomas said. “So,…
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Rising Junior Erin Brady — The Past Two Years

July 1st, 2021 by
As she enters her second to last year at Olivet College, rising Junior Erin Brady has been looking back at her time at Olivet. Her experiences with service and student groups and the support she found have all have a profound impact on her. Erin is an actuarial science major and a computer science minor,…
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Hiram Archer Student Success Academy Makes Its Return

June 25th, 2021 by
[caption id="attachment_46060" align="alignright" width="238"] Destinee Hawkins[/caption] Founded in 2016 as the Hiram Archer Society, the Hiram Archer Student Success Academy (HASSA) is a mentorship and support group for students of color on campus. While not active in recent years, the group is planning on making a comeback this fall semester, with rising junior Destinee Hawkins…
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My Top Five Favorite Classes at Olivet College — Rising Junior Bray Wright

June 8th, 2021 by
When I started applying to colleges, I knew I wanted to study English (I was the kind of person who read Dickens for fun, after all). But, aside from reading a few books, I did not know what to expect from my classes. I know other students probably feel the same way, so I wanted…
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