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Millennials now occupy a third of the American workforce, and their influence on workplace and career norms has been much discussed.

On Her Intended Journey: Rebecca Carter, family nurse practitioner

“I love having the opportunity to rebuild this clinic and watch it grow,” says Rebecca (Reel) Carter, MSN, APN, FNP-BC. “We’re finding ways to serve an underserved population in the Kankakee community.” Rebecca is the first graduate to complete all of the requirements of Olivet’s new Master of Science in Nursing: Family Nurse Practitioner degree program, and she received that degree in 2013. She also received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) degree from Olivet in 2010.

Christian Business Faculty Association inspires professors from across the country

Olivet recently hosted the 2013 Christian Business Faculty Association (CBFA) conference on campus. The three-day conference provided a time for encouragement and academic, professional and personal growth.Dr. Don Daake, professor in Olivet’s Department of Business, served as the conference director. Attending were 175 participants and 30 guests, representing more than 30 universities or organizations. During the conference, more than 70 academic papers and presentations were made.

SGCS Partners with Community Colleges to Prepare More Nurses

Anticipated increase in demand for nursing services and impending retirements of baby boomers indicates that the need for registered nurses will continue to grow. The U.S. Labor Department predicted that there would be 712,000 new jobs for registered nurses between 2010 and 2020. Will there be enough nurses to fill all of those jobs and other openings that arise? Olivet is taking a proactive approach to address that challenge.