News Archive

2012 October

Mark Lockwood (Graduated January 2011) returned to talk to students on his experience working at State Farm as an actuary over the past 2 years.

The Department held a meeting for all students and gave out wristbands for various accomplishments.

2012 September

Congratulations to Indalia Berner who has accepted a position at West Town Academy in Chicago.

The Department of Mathematics has another great class of incoming students. The number of majors in the department is up to 80 students! This is an increase of 11 from last year.

Congratulations to Sarah LangelandRachel Von Arb, and Adam Weeks who all passed the Actuarial FM Exam this summer (on their first attempt!).

2012 August

Congratulations to Dan Saffell who has accepted a position at International Peace Academy and is also taking graduate courses at Alverno College.

The Department of Mathematics is pleased to welcome Marci Reynolds as our Department Administrative Assistant.


2012 July

Congratulations to Dr. Justin Brown for his article "Arithmetically Gorenstein Schubert varieties in a minuscule G/P" which appeared this month in Pure and Applied Mathematics Quarterly.


2012 June

Congratulations to Todd Yeoman who has accepted a position at Bishop McNamara HIgh School in Kankakee Illinois.

Deborah Koch announced her resignation as Department Administrative Assistant so that she would be able to accept a full time position working for 4-H.

Congratulations to Danette Kinnison wo has accepted a position as a document solutions analyst at Reynolds and Reynolds in Dayton Ohio.

2012 May

Congratulations to incoming faculty member Dr. Nicholas Boros who has been selected as a Project NExT fellow for the next year.

Dr. Stephen L. Brown is retiring after serving the Department of Mathematics at Olivet for 21 years. We wish him the best as he and Kathy look to move back east to be closer to their grandkids out there.

Congratulations to our 9 graduates (see our graduate page under the alumni tab).

2012 April

Congratulations to Kelsey Nelson has an intership with Northwestern Mutual for this summer as a financial representative.

Congratulations to Danielle Vander Schaaf (Math ed & Elem Ed, '12) who has accepted a teaching position at St. Anne High School in St. Anne, Illinois.

2012 March

Dave AtkinsonSteve Brown, and Dale Hathaway attended the ISMAA meeting at Illinois State University in Bloomington Illinois.

Congratulations to Jacob Schmidt (Actuarial Science '12) who has accepted a position as a Special Projects Associate at Lincoln Financial group in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

2012 February

The Department of Mathematics is pleased to announce that Darcy Ireland has been hired as a Mathematics Education professor for next year!

2012 January

Sarah Langeland (Math & Act Sci '13) has been accepted into an Actuarial Science internship with Transamerica. The program will run from May 2012 to August 2012.

Dale Hathaway attended the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Boston MA. He gave a talk entitled, "Origami for Math Clubs".