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A Front Row Seat to Xavier Vance’s Filmmaking Journey

When Xavier Vance graduated from Olivet College in 2017, her goals were clear: she was determined to become a filmmaker. In August, Xavier officially checked that goal off her list when her film, “Day One,” was selected as the Best Student Film in the Detroit Trinity...

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Sophomore Andrew Sadler — Using His Voice to Stand Out

You may recognize sophomore Andrew Sadler from his successful radio show, “Sadler’s Selections” broadcasted on WOCR, OC’s student-led radio station. With a goal to work in radio and voice acting, Andrew is preparing for a successful future while at Olivet College. “I...

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Asher Wertheimer — College is a Time for Exploration

For junior Asher Wertheimer, Olivet College is — and always has been — home. As the son of two professors, Gary Wertheimer, professor of art, and Thia Eller, associate professor of art, Asher has been intricately familiar with Olivet since a young age. Now, Asher is a...

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Lindsey Basye ’12 — Persistence Pays Off

For Lindsey Basye ’12, several Emmy nominations and an Emmy Award aren’t the reassurance she needs to confirm she’s on the right path. Instead, the number of people she is able to help measure her success. Lindsey serves as the digital investigative producer at...

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Junior Audrey Helfrich — Ready for the Real World

Junior Audrey Helfrich selected a college just as skillfully as she shoots amazing photos. She’s a journalism and mass communication major preparing for a successful career as a professional photographer. The perfect academic program, scholarships and close...

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Rising Junior Olivia Velasquez — Growth Through Change

Rising junior Olivia Velasquez is a journalism and mass communication major from Olivet. She’s a proud graduate of the Women’s Leadership Institute and is grateful for the opportunities she’s received through the program. In fact, Olivia says she’s been able to step...

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Travis Garner – A Voice for Radio

Rising senior Travis Garner is a journalism and mass communication (JMC) major who has taken an unusual path to excellence. While he’s hit some bumps in the road, Travis’ path has helped him meet great people, influencing his college experience in the best ways...

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