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Anna Althea Hills, alumna of Olivet College from 1898-1901, will be an upcoming featured artist at the Laguna Art Museum in Laguna Beach, California. The exhibit, entitled Miss Hills of Laguna Beach – Anna Althea Hills Art, Education, Community will be displayed from Oct. 16, 2016 to Jan. 15, 2017. Hills gifted the painting The Blue Pacific, Laguna Beach (pictured right) to Olivet College, which will be on lend to the museum for the exhibit. The painting has been displayed in the Hance House on campus. The oil on canvas painting depicts a rocky Laguna Beach coast crashing with... Read more

A Personal Account from Presidential Spouse Traci Corey

Making the Transition

As Olivet slips into late summer, the college is abuzz with preparations for students returning to campus, and welcoming the Class of 2020 to their new, four-year home. Faculty and staff have had the opportunity to meet many of these new Comets and their parents during summer orientation. And, while excitement builds for the academic year ahead, there’s also a heightened level of emotion as parents get ready to send their child away from home for the first time.

As the... Read more

Misconception: Small colleges are often viewed as having few opportunities because of insufficient size.

Fact: There is nothing that prevents Olivet College from providing students with numerous opportunities to get involved in the things they love. Actually, the intimate setting of OC allows participation options to be more accessible and attainable to students. Many of them even come with scholarships!

Danny Does It All

Danny Neugent (pictured right) of East Lansing is taking advantage of... Read more


Let’s face it, tackling a four-year college right out of high school can be intimidating. Many students choose to wade into college rather than diving in head first, and that’s okay! If you’re a student who is ready for the next step after a two-year college program, we welcome you to check out Olivet College! At OC, career planning is built in to every major, transfer student specialists are on hand to assist you, and 99 percent of students receive financial aid - with generous scholarships still available for fall 2016!

Summer Sunnock, pictured right,... Read more

“Get out there. Go get more experience. Visit the schools. Apply for the scholarships. Make them notice you.” –T’Keyia Collins

T’Keyia Collins (pictured right) is known on campus as a student-athlete, but she’s also a transfer student. TK has had Olivet on her radar since graduating from high school, and was recruited to the Olivet College Women’s Basketball Team. She decided to attend community college her freshman year and transferred to another community college her second year. TK didn’t forget about Olivet, though, and finally transferred to OC for her third year of... Read more

Are you still looking for the right college fit? It’s not too late to apply to OC! Here’s what transfer students need to prepare for their big transition!


1. Transferring is easier than you think. Olivet's admissions staff will work with you one-on-one to transfer the credits you’ve already earned, select a major and schedule your classes. Contact us now at 800.456.7189 or

2. It’s not too late to transfer to OC for the 2016 fall semester. Olivet is still accepting students for our fall class, but time is... Read more

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


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