Kennedy Ellis—Her Unique Journey with Olivet College

May 23rd, 2022 by
  Here at Olivet College, there is no cookie-cutter path to graduation. Everyone’s journey is a little different and customizable to their interests and goals. Kennedy Ellis discovered this early in her time with Olivet College when she decided on an independent major in sustainable agriculture. She has a specific career goal in mind. “After graduating…
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Senior Chad Enwright — A Journey from Ontario, Canada, to Olivet, Michigan

April 14th, 2022 by
Senior Chad Enwright is a business administration major with a double concentration in management and marketing, and he is from Melbourne, Ontario. Chad is a part of many things on Olivet’s campus, including Residence Life, Student Engagement, Phi Beta Lambda, Mu Omega Pi, service learning, the President’s Leadership Institute, the Global Center for Entrepreneurs and…
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Spring Break Service Trip 2022 — Hattiesburg, Mississippi

March 31st, 2022 by
For spring break 2022, a group of 20 Olivet College students traveled to Hattiesburg, Mississippi, for a week-long service trip led by Jacob Richards ’18, community service coordinator and director of the Difference Maker Program, and Mike Fales, director of service learning and campus ministries and assistant professor of interdisciplinary studies and religion. Students who…
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Service Learning and Global Marketing in Antigua

March 17th, 2022 by
[caption id="attachment_54358" align="alignright" width="214"] Matt Hewitt[/caption] During a recent college break, a group of nine Olivet College students traveled to Antigua for the business course called Global Marketing Perspectives. The travel learning experience allows students to immerse themselves in the Caribbean culture of marketing and international business, as well as deliver toys to children hospitalized…
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The Garfield Lake Review — Olivet College’s Literary and Visual Arts Magazine

March 1st, 2022 by
[caption id="attachment_54153" align="alignright" width="300"] Savannah Baker[/caption] Olivet College’s student-led literary and visual arts magazine, The Garfield Lake Review “The Garf,” has been printed since 1971. The Garfield Lake Review submission period is open in the fall of each academic year to poetry, fiction, non-fiction, art and other forms of original work. The Garfield Lake Review…
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Senior Seth Young — Next Stop, Doctor of Chiropractic

February 28th, 2022 by
Senior Seth Young, an exercise science major from Jonesville, Michigan, has spent his last four years making Olivet College his home as he pursued his passion and prepared for a career his family knows well. Seth is seeking a profession in chiropractic therapy, just as his grandfather had successfully done for over half a century.…
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The Echo — Olivet’s Student-Led Newspaper

February 25th, 2022 by
Olivet College’s student-led newspaper, “The Echo,” has been providing the community of Olivet with news since 1888. The publication of The Echo transitioned to being completely online in the spring of 2020. The paper is currently run by Faculty Adviser Joanne Williams, Editor-in-Chief Bray Wright and Copy Editor Matthew Rice. Bray said that she decided…
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Senior Antoney Hall — Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Essay Contest Submission

February 23rd, 2022 by
Olivet College annually hosts the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Essay Contest. Students are invited to submit a 500-maximum-word essay under a theme relating to diversity, equity and inclusion and a value or quote from Martin Luther King Jr. This year, students were prompted with King’s quote, “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” They…
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Senior Melainah Alford — Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Essay Contest Submission

February 17th, 2022 by
Olivet College annually hosts the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Essay Contest. Students are invited to submit a 500-maximum-word essay under a theme relating to diversity, equity and inclusion and a value or quote from Martin Luther King Jr. This year, students were prompted with King’s quote, “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” They…
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WOCR 89.1, “The One” — Olivet’s Student-Led Radio Station

February 16th, 2022 by
Olivet College’s FCC-licensed and student-led radio station, WOCR 89.1, “The One,” first went on air in April of 1975. The station is currently run by Faculty Adviser Daine Pavloski, Station Manager Julia Bidelman and Assistant Manager Andy Sadler. Students have the opportunity to create a variety of content for the station including live radio shows,…
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Junior Destinee Hawkins — Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Essay Contest Submission

February 14th, 2022 by
Olivet College annually hosts the Martin Luther King Jr. Scholars Essay Contest. Students are invited to submit a 500-maximum-word essay under a theme relating to diversity, equity and inclusion and a value or quote from Martin Luther King Jr. This year, students were prompted with King’s quote, “Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly.” They…
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Cappella Comets — Creating Family Bonds Through Music

February 3rd, 2022 by
During the fall 2020 semester, Olivet College’s acapella group, Cappella Comets, was founded. Sophomore Sarah Cook, president of the Cappella Comets said, “My friend and I thought it would be fun to start our own choir at the school for students who love to sing but don’t have time to join choir and don’t enjoy…
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Future Comet Jamie Stiver — Making Dreams a Reality

January 27th, 2022 by
As Jamie Stiver entered her senior year at Britton Deerfield High School, the college search process was at the front of her mind. Like many high school students, Jamie was eagerly considering her college options, the benefits of a four-year degree, financial aid opportunities and living away from home for the first time. Once she…
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Meet Senior Julia Bidelman, Spring 2022 Marketing Department Intern

January 19th, 2022 by
My name is Julia Bidelman, I just started the final semester of my senior year at Olivet College as a media production and communication major. I was unsure about whether or not I wanted to go to college, but I fell in love with the yearbook class in high school and I wanted to continue…
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Meet Junior Denise Bryce

January 13th, 2022 by
Junior Denise Bryce is double majoring in graphic design and history with a goal to earn a master’s degree in museum studies after graduation. She’s also a member of the bowling team and serves as a student researcher for the Hosford History Center and Lawrence Archives. Denise says Olivet’s small community has given her big…
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Meet Junior Parker Brown

December 16th, 2021 by
Junior Parker Brown is from Chesterfield, an area in Metro Detroit. He was originally drawn to Olivet College to join the swimming and diving team, but Parker has since found additional passions in podcasting, sports commentating and other production-related opportunities on campus. “Rob Brownell helped influence me to attend Olivet College. Being the swim coach,…
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Senior Alicia Bullaro — She Shoots, She Scores

December 16th, 2021 by
Senior Alicia Bullaro is a sports/recreation management major and a media production and communication minor, as well as a member of the women’s basketball team. She’s excited to be working toward a career that will allow her to continue her passion for sports. Like many other Comets, Alicia’s network on campus is helping her reach…
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Sophomore Emily Keeler — Putting Confidence into Practice

December 16th, 2021 by
Sophomore Emily Keeler already feels like a different person after just three semesters at Olivet College. She says she’s a more confident and outgoing version of her past self, with strong professional and personal goals. Emily is a member of the volleyball team and a sports psychology major, and she has great relationships with her…
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Junior Caleb Arthur — Shining in the Spotlight

December 6th, 2021 by
Junior Caleb Arthur isn’t afraid of the spotlight. He’s a media production and communication (MPC) major and a member of the Gospel Choir. He’s passionate about for performing, filmmaking, singing, producing and public speaking. Caleb’s experience at Olivet College has allowed him to build experience in many different disciplines, and his relationships with professors and…
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Dakota Galeazzi — A Second Home

November 18th, 2021 by
Originally from Iron Mountain, a small town in the Upper Peninsula, Dakota Galeazzi made the trip south to begin his college journey at Olivet College. Dakota decided to attend Olivet because, when he first visited on a campus tour, it gave him a feeling of home. Dakota said, “Seeing the small classroom setting and hearing…
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