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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 […]

  • Bryan Beverly, Ph.D., ’06 — Education is Everything

    As a proud alumnus, Bryan Beverly, Ph.D., ’06 has a strong commitment to cheering on current Comets. As a pillar in the Lansing community, he often has the chance to do just that. Bryan is a Lansing native and naturally found his way to nearby Olivet when pursuing his goal of a college degree. As […]

  • Olivet College Resolutions Presented to Ray Loeschner, Ph.D., and Charles Blackman, Ph.D., ’46

    Olivet College is pleased to announce the presentation of two resolutions this May. On May 17, Ray Loeschner, Ph.D., president from 1970 to 1977, was announced as president emeritus at the College’s Board of Trustees meeting. On May 18, Charles Blackman, Ph.D., ’46 was presented the degree Doctor of Humane Letters Honoris Cause at the […]

  • 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 […]

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