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Mathematics and Computer Science

  • Class of 2019 Top Five Earn Donald A. Morris Academic Excellence Award

    On May 18, the top five graduating seniors will be honored at a reception prior to Commencement. Each student will receive the Donald A. Morris Academic Excellence Award. Professors, chosen by the students as most influential, will also be honored. The Class of 2019 top five graduates are: Emily Dorn Majors: Mathematics and History Future […]

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  • Computing the Future: OC’s Computer Science Major

    In today’s world, it’s nearly impossible to get through a day without using a computer. Computer scientists work behind the scenes to make technology function properly. At Olivet, students in the computer science major learn the valuable skills that will help solve technological woes. “The computer science major at Olivet College provides students with a […]

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  • Taking Risks: OC’s Actuarial Science Program Prepares Students for Variety of Career Paths

    One might say that a career in actuarial science is risky business — and they wouldn’t be wrong. Actuarial science applies statistical and mathematical methods to analyze the financial consequences of risk. It’s a fast-growing field that is allowing many young people to jump in right after graduation. Olivet’s actuarial science program provides the building […]

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  • Five Minutes with Ross Bohms ’71, Associate Professor of Mathematics

    Ross Bohms formally serves as associate professor of mathematics at Olivet College, in addition to giving his time to co-advise the Adelphic Alpha Pi fraternity and Alpha Eta Chapter of Sigma Zeta, a national honor society for mathematics, science and computer science majors. His motivation to serve the College in this way stems from his […]

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  • Delaney Peters Reflects on the Opening Convocation Ceremony

    This piece was written by freshman Delaney Peters, sharing her experience at Olivet College’s Opening Convocation this fall. Delaney is an actuarial science major from South Boardman. She hopes to one day work as a healthcare actuary and also has an interest in government, specifically in federal student aid. Olivet College is a unique institution […]

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  • Five Minutes with Janine Peters – All Things Mathematics and Computer Science

    Janine Peters serves as associate professor of mathematics and chair of the Mathematics and Computer Science Department. Professor Peters has taught students at OC for 15 years, and the relationships she’s built with students, faculty and staff have made her role especially enjoyable. She believes that problem solving skills are essential in life, and tackling […]

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