Special Alumni Association Awards


Olivet College takes great pride in the success of our alumni. As such, we honor a number of outstanding alumni as part of our Alumni Awards and Athletic Hall of Fame event held during Homecoming Weekend every year.


The Olivet College Alumni Association seeks nominations for the Olivet College Alumni Association and Athletic Hall of Fame awards. The selections are made from candidates who have distinguished themselves through their professional and/or athletic accomplishments and who possess the highest standards of character, which exemplify our academic vision of Education for Individual and Social Responsibility and its mission: the divine art and science of doing good to others.


Distinguished Alumni Award


Established in 1958, it is the highest honor presented to alumni. The award recognizes an individual(s) who has earned their undergraduate degree from Olivet College and exemplifies the College’s vision, mission and values in addition to making exceptional or noteworthy contributions to their given profession and community.


Young Alumni Award


Established in 2003, the Young Alumni Award recognizes an Olivet College graduate(s) within 12 years of the individual’s commencement year who exemplifies the College’s vision, mission and values in addition to making significant, positive contributions to their given profession and community.


1844 Award


Established in 1977, the 1844 Award is named for the year of Olivet’s founding. An individual(s) is recognized for demonstrating their commitment and dedication to the advancement of the College through service to the College, other community service, professional recognition, or contributions to society that typify and personify the mission of the College. The nominee need not be a graduate of Olivet College but must have direct or indirect ties to the College.

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* Special Honors and Recognitions (list)
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* Advancing the Olivet College Mission — Please describe how this individual’s contributions to his or her profession and society exemplify the mission of Olivet College (500 words max).
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