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  • Meet Junior Nina Butts, Editor of The Echo

    Junior Nina Butts is a media production and communication major from Hartland. She is interested in the multimedia field and her experience as editor of The Echo is helping her develop leadership skills. In addition, Nina says her time at Olivet College has helped her leave her comfort zone thanks to her involvement in Greek […]

  • Robert Glenn ’72 — A Keeper of African Tribal History

    If you meet Robert Glenn ’72, you’ll likely learn three key things about him: 1) he loves his wife of 51 years, Gayle (Jakubos) Glenn, and their family; 2) he has a passion for track and field and mentoring young student-athletes; and 3) he is fascinated with African tribal artifacts and is a dedicated collector. […]

  • Meet Laken Groll ’20

    Laken Groll ’20 recently graduated from Olivet College with a biology degree. She focused on pre-medical studies and started her career with Pfizer, a pharmaceutical company, after graduation. Regardless of where Laken’s path takes her, she’s grateful to have the support and encouragement of the OC family, especially her professors and volleyball teammates. Hear more […]

  • Brandi (Norton) Gillson ’94 — Excellence in Education

    Brandi (Norton) Gillson ’94 was recently honored with the Excellence in Education Award by the Michigan Lottery. She has a deep passion for working with children and strives to make a difference in her students’ lives, both educationally and personally. The award recognizes her commitment as an outstanding public school educator with a cash prize […]

  • Meet First-Year Student Amber Rolston

    First-year student Amber Rolston has only just begun her college journey but she’s already found her fit on campus as part of the bowling team and Gamma Iota Sigma. She is ambitiously pursuing a double major in financial planning and insurance and risk management, paired with a minor in insurance claims investigation. And, Amber has […]

  • Sophomore Jill Arends Has a Story to Tell

    Sophomore Jill Arends, an exercise science major from Grant, is eager to share her experience at Olivet College. She’s planning for a career in occupational therapy and loves being a member of the Comet volleyball team. Get the inside scoop on how Jill is preparing for a successful career, what it was like to travel […]

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