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Comet Volunteers Make a Difference at the Special Olympics

Comet Volunteers Make a Difference at the Special Olympics

Special Olympics Michigan (SOMI) recently hosted the State Summer Games, the organization’s largest annual event. The event draws 2,900 SOMI athletes along with an additional 3,400 coaches, volunteers, chaperones, family members and spectators each year. Eight Comets...

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Bryan Plesner ’19 is Making a Splash

Bryan Plesner ’19 is Making a Splash

Bryan Plesner ’19 could’ve been a runner. Or a baseball player. Or a bowling or soccer star. But when it came down to it, none of those sports felt like the right fit. When he hit the pool, however, he felt right at home. “I did so many other sports besides swimming,...

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Five Minutes With Javi Smith ’15, Assistant Football Coach

Five Minutes With Javi Smith ’15, Assistant Football Coach

Javi Smith ’15 currently serves Olivet College as an assistant football coach, working with the team’s receivers and as the equipment coordinator. During his time as a student at OC, Javi studied fitness management and played for the Comet football team himself. After...

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Rose Kemmerling — Sometimes Second is the Perfect Place

Rose Kemmerling — Sometimes Second is the Perfect Place

According to rising senior Rose Kemmerling, the perfect college fit is defined by a homey feeling and awesome supporters. For her, Olivet College fits that description to a T. Second Family, Second Home “I would encourage a student to attend Olivet College because it...

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Asheley Brooks — Taking Well-Rounded to a New Level

Asheley Brooks — Taking Well-Rounded to a New Level

At Olivet College, you can do it all … and then some. The small college experience with a focus on the liberal arts gives students the flexibility to participate in a variety of co-curricular activities while learning an array of subjects in the classroom. Leave a...

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Crossing 12 Time Zones — Comets Soar to Japan

Crossing 12 Time Zones — Comets Soar to Japan

During the recent Intensive Learning Term, eight students, five alumni and one professor left their comfort zone — and their time zone — to explore Japan. The class examined Japanese culture, history and religion by visiting iconic cities and experiencing key points...

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Five Minutes with Shawn Hagadon

Five Minutes with Shawn Hagadon

Shawn Hagadon serves as housing coordinator and executive assistant to the vice president and dean of student life. In her roles, she supports students in many aspects of their college journeys, from coordinating events to ensuring each Comet has a comfortable place...

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