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  • Five Minutes With Ashley Harwood ’18, Assistant Director of Alumni Engagement

    Ashley Harwood ’18 serves as assistant director of alumni engagement at Olivet College. Prior to serving the College full time, Ashley was active on campus as a biology student. She developed a deep connection to the OC staff in student roles like academic enrollment specialist, events worker, library assistant and gift and data management specialist. […]

  • Chemistry Students Recognized at American Chemical Society National Conference

    Professor of Chemistry Susanne Lewis, Ph.D., and nine chemistry students attended the American Chemical Society (ACS) National Conference March 29 – April 3. The Olivet ACS chapter was awarded the Outstanding Student Chapter award, the highest award presented to a chapter. Students also listened to talks by chemistry professionals, graduate students and undergraduate students, spoke […]

  • Five Minutes With Blake Reed, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Chemistry

    Blake Reed, Ph.D., serves as assistant professor of chemistry at Olivet College. His passion for teaching stems back to his time in high school, and Professor Reed hasn’t felt a tug toward another role since. He is particularly interested in inorganic chemistry and even holds a Ph.D. in the subject. While this may be Professor […]

  • Well Past the Walls of Mott: Three Graduates’ Journey Post-Olivet

    Olivet College is well-known for its relationship-based education and family-like atmosphere. What many might not think about, however, is how those principles extend well past graduation. Anna Davis ’16, Dallie Flower ’18 and Kaitlyn Pirochta ’16 are continuing their Olivetian journey past the bounds of campus as they pursue veterinary degrees at the Michigan State […]

  • Maggie Graham: Small Opportunities Make Big Success

    Third-year student Maggie Graham had her college journey planned to a T. She was going to attend a large state university and only needed to finalize her enrollment to begin her journey. The same day she planned to make her commitment, Maggie felt a tug toward Olivet College’s booth at a college fair. After meeting […]

  • Stretching Your Knowledge: OC’s Exercise Science Program

    It’s not what it sounds like — you don’t have to be a bodybuilder or track star to be an exercise science major. You don’t have to spend hours at the gym or maintain the exercise routine of an Olympian. All you need is a passion for science and an overwhelming love for sports. Graduates […]

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