Olivet College


  • Trials to Triumphs — Navy Veteran Brooke Roberts

    A single opportunity — something first-year student Brooke Roberts knows can change everything. For the Navy veteran, it was the opportunity to attend Olivet College and pursue her dream of becoming a physical therapist. Brooke Roberts, Future Physical Therapist During her time in high school, Brooke discovered her love for academics and even began dual […]

  • Five Minutes with Head Men’s Basketball Coach Steve Ernst ’91

    Steve Ernst ’91 serves as the head men’s basketball coach at Olivet College, entering his third year this season. In 2017-18, Coach Ernst led the Comets to a 16-11 overall record and a share of the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) title with a 10-4 record. The accomplishment made a mark on OC men’s basketball […]

  • 2018 Olivet College High School Honor Band

    Each fall, Olivet College welcomes high school students from across the state for its annual High School Honor Band. The Honor Band is an ensemble comprised of some of the state’s best high school instrumentalists. On Nov. 9, OC will welcome the largest Honor Band in school history with 125 students coming together from 37 […]

  • Small Actions Add Up: Tammy Walters ’80

    A small decision can make a large impact. Just ask Tammy Walters ‘80, Olivet College alum, employee and donor. She agreed to temporarily fill a job vacancy at Olivet’s Housing department, something she expected would only last for a season or so. She ended up in the position for nearly 20 years. Of course, that […]

  • A Passion for Developing Young Women Defines Traci Corey

    This article was originally published in the October 2018 ATHENA International Newsletter by Judy Prince, ATHENA International volunteer newsletter editor. In March 2018, Traci Corey was honored with an ATHENA Leadership Award by ATHENA International for her dedication to developing women leaders. In April 2018, she was named to the ATHENA International Board of Directors. Traci’s […]

  • Five Minutes with Lisa Furman, Ph.D., Director of Academic Assessment

    Lisa Furman, Ph.D., serves as director of academic assessment, following her lifelong love of education. Her passion stems from music education, holding a bachelor’s, master’s and Ph.D. in music education paired with experience as a music teacher and band director for students of all ages. Dr. Furman’s interest in music brought her to Olivet College […]

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