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Welcome Week: Welcoming #OC2020 to Campus!

Olivet College is gearing up for what is sure to be an incredible fall semester, and we’re excited to welcome the class of #OC2020 to campus for the first time! To all new freshmen, transfer students and their families, welcome to #OCNation! And to returning students, welcome back!

Kappa Sigma Alpha breaks ground on new home

On April 26 under a cloud-covered sky, the brothers of Kappa Sigma Alpha ceremoniously broke ground on a long-awaited new home for the Greek society’s active members.

Business Students Help Mooville Choose a New Location

For the Project Management course in spring semester of 2016, three students worked closely with Mooville Creamery's management to help them with the expansion of their business. 

Decision Day 2016

Deciding which college to attend is a big decision and Decision Day (May 1) is coming up fast! We asked current Olivet College students to share with us why they chose OC. And if you're attending Olivet in the fall, we'd love to hear why you chose OC as well! #OC2020

Olivet College’s WOCR Gives Students a Voice

Since 1975, Olivet College’s own student-run radio station, WOCR 89-1, has helped give its students a voice across campus and within the local community.

From sports to politics, Comet news to high-energy music, majors and non-majors alike have been taking it to the air to learn what it takes to become a radio star.

March 30 Marks Spring Service Day at Olivet College

With spring in the air and warmer months around the corner, many people are rolling up their sleeves to perform a little elbow grease on spring cleaning projects. This week, Olivet College is following suit. Campus-wide and surrounding communities will give back this Wednesday, March 30 in support of the college’s annual Spring Service Day.

Olivet College Helping to Fill Job Void in Michigan Insurance Industry

Olivet College is one of few institutions in the nation with an award-winning insurance program that has groomed many students into successful insurance agents. Learn more about the program and how the Michigan insurance industry is working with young people to build their future careers.

Olivet College Wind Ensemble Impresses, Creates a Standing Ovation

Maybe it was the way Jeremy Duby waved his baton in the air, making figure eights, tilting his head this way and that like there was a crick in his neck. Maybe it was the way the second song’s electric eel wave of motion transferred through Johann De Meij’s “Aquarium, Op. 5” piece, reeling in the audience slowly. Or, maybe it was the way Levi Armstrong ’15 serenaded those attending the 100-minute event with his alto saxophone playing, creating a standing ovation.

Explore the Olivet College Archives

History is Dr. Nikki Magie’s forte, who works as an assistant professor of social science and archivist at Olivet College. She specializes in archival research and is a master of organization when it comes to sifting through more than a hundred years of information.

Magie has worked to transform what was once a library storage closet of documents, transcripts, yearbooks and other artifacts into an orderly collection of historic gems that have helped to shape our college’s identity.

Olivet College Students Lend a Hand for Area 8 Special Olympics

A helper here. A helper there.

Since 2013, Olivet College students of KayDee Perry’s REC 400 class have volunteered with Area 8 Special Olympics at the State Winter Games in Traverse City.


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