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  • Jillian Johnson is Defining Herself in Her Own Right

    If senior Jillian Johnson were a kitchen appliance, she’d be a blender. “I take in healthy information and experiences I have, and when I’m done processing them, I give them out in mentorship,” Jillian said. Jillian first described herself as an appliance during an interview for her current position at Peckham, a nonprofit vocational rehabilitation […]

  • Chad Enwright Deserves His Own Advice Column

    Chad Enwright isn’t your typical Canadian. Sure, he loves maple syrup and Tim Horton’s is his go-to for a caffeine fix. But when it comes to playing hockey? “I’m like Bambi on ice,” he said. So it’s no wonder the sophomore business administration major has chosen to pursue football throughout his college career. In addition […]

  • Students Excel in Business Internships

    Beloved friend of the College Georgie (Parsell) Murray was troubled by an issue in her town of Northport. As crowds of vacationers visited the beautiful shores of the Leelanu Peninsula each summer, there wasn’t a large enough workforce to keep up with the increased demand. What started as a problem blossomed into an incredible opportunity […]

  • Jordyn Osterland — Graduating Career Ready

    Senior Jordyn Osterland is preparing for a career in the medical field. While many students choose a biology major as a basis for their pre-medical studies, Jordyn felt compelled to go a different route and is studying chemistry. “I became interested in the medical field when my grandpa was struggling with health issues while I […]

  • Inside the Mind of Art Student Tyler Thenikl

    Senior Tyler Thenikl is ready for his next mission — a career in graphic design or a graduate program in fine art — thanks to resources at Olivet College. He’s a fellow of the President’s Leadership Institute (PLI), recipient of two major scholarships, president of the Art Alliance, and percussionist and field commander of the […]

  • Lillian Albaugh — Shooting for Success

    During just her first year at Olivet, Lillian Albaugh made an impressive stake in the Michigan Intercollegiate Athletic Association (MIAA) and National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). She finished her shot put season in 11th place at the 2019 NCAA DIII Outdoor Track and Field Championships. “The reason why I joined the track team at Olivet […]

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