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Ryan Bowling ’06, D.C., pictured right, has been ranked as one of the 10 Best Chiropractors for Client Satisfaction in Arizona by the American Institute of Chiropractors (AIOC) in 2016. It's sure to be a memorable year for the Bowlings, as Ryan's wife, Anne, was also recognized with the honor, and the couple recently welcomed a daughter, Ava Bella, into the world.​

Practitioners are nominated by clients and peers for recognition from the AIOC. The institute then researches and evaluates the performance of each nominee. The AIOC said they look for individuals who demonstrate... Read more

Smart, dedicated and always at the ready when students need her, Kelly Parker ’05 (pictured second from right), risk management and insurance program administrator, MBA program coordinator and Gamma Iota Sigma student advisor, is a staple of Olivet’s nationally ranked RMI program. In July, Parker learned she is one of 11 insurance industry professionals nationwide to receive a master’s degree scholarship from the Spencer Educational Foundation Inc. She plans to use her scholarship toward the management in training and development online program at University of St. Francis in Joliet, Ill... Read more

There's still time to apply for the fall semester and become part of the Class of 2020!

You’ve flipped through the viewbooks, scoured the websites and checked out social media for a hundred potential colleges. But sometimes, all it takes is a feeling to convince you that a certain place is where you belong. So no matter if Olivet College is your top choice, or just a blip on your radar, you owe it to yourself to visit campus and see.

"Oftentimes students are just unsure about what to look for in a college until they make a visit," said Lisa Lehman, assistant... Read more

Scholarships are just one of the many forms of financial aid Olivet College has available for students, and the list of them is growing – with some interesting opportunities. That means good news for families, as Olivet now offers scholarships for twins and siblings. The qualifications are simple – starting in the fall of 2016, both twins or the sibling of a student already attending Olivet, must be newly enrolled. Best of all, there is no application fee, and receiving the Twin or Sibling Scholarship does not prevent students from taking advantage of any other scholarships the college... Read more

Orientation is designed to prepare students for four years of college in a single day. No worries though, Olivet’s been welcoming students since 1844, so our faculty and staff will take good care of you. You’ll leave with a wealth of knowledge about campus life, and you’ll also experience these 10 amazing things firsthand.

1. You’ll listen to a lot of information, but you’ll be glad you did. If you want to know the dining hours, where to get your parking pass or how to locate your schedule online, this is when you should... Read more

Kimberly McGowan, head coach for the Olivet College women’s soccer team, has been selected as a member of the National Soccer Coaches Association of America (NSCAA) 30 Under 30 Class of 2016-2017. Fifteen men and 15 women were chosen among 350 coaches for the honor.

To be selected, individuals must show great promise in their coaching career. McGowan has done just that in the short time she has been with Olivet College, 18 months. In her first season coaching the Comets, McGowan pushed the team to win the fifth-most games in school history, 11, including eight MIAA wins, tying the... Read more

Nicole Gilbert made the decision to transfer to Olivet College in the Spring of 2015 and never looked back.

(Pictured from left: Zoe Feighner, Nicole Gilbert, Nicole Sebok, and Isabelle Leon.)

10 Fast Facts About Nicole

  • Transfer student from Grand Valley
  • Major: Biology-Premedical, Minor: Business
  • Women’s Track and Field team, events: 800 and mile​
  • Hometown: Battle Creek, Mich.
  • Runs half marathons in her spare time
  • Student Associate for the Admissions Office
  • Commuter
  • Double... Read more

Olivet College senior Margaret Callahan has been named drum major of the Marching Comets for the 2016-2017 season. 

Callahan, a 2013 graduate of L’Anse Creuse High School – North, is the first student to serve as drum major since the band's return from a 30-year hiatus. She looks forward to not only the fall season ahead, but also setting a precedent for the program’s future leaders. 

“I am overjoyed to have the opportunity to lead the marching band into a new era. Under the direction of Mr. (Jeremy) Duby, the marching band will achieve great things – both during this... Read more

How does a college student rate the importance of technology? Right there with breathing, eating and sleeping. With mobile devices becoming less of a luxury and more of an extension of the self, access to unlimited wireless and digital capabilities is more crucial than ever.

Olivet College is preparing students for a rapidly changing, technologically-enabled global economy and society by first addressing the need to provide access to technology everywhere on campus, at all times.

In the past year, Information Technology Services (ITS) worked tirelessly to... Read more

Governments, by all accounts, are measured by the impact they make in their respective communities. Olivet College’s Student Government Association (SGA) is no different. 

Since the launch of the college’s vision for 2020 and Beyond, this tenacious group of student leaders has taken the initiative to play a more prominent role in enhancing the vibrancy of campus life. Serving as the collective voice of the student body, they’ve worked to accomplish much in just a few short years.

Their most ambitious achievement: they recently elected to have every student pay a small, one-... Read more

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