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  • Olivet engineers are missioneers — engineers with a Christian purpose.

  • We challenge our engineering students to innovate with a purpose and bring hope to those in need through design, science and innovation.

    Dean Shane Ritter: “There are many places in this world where people lack hope and need the good news of Jesus Christ. “Among gifts that bring hope to the hopeless are medical assistance and intuitive engineering solutions for communities. These solutions include electrical power, sanitation management, irrigation solutions, proper building construction and water purification, to name just a few. As Christian engineers, we have the great opportunity to identify and address these engineering challenges in order to bring hope to the nations.”

    As an Olivet engineering student, you have opportunities for life-changing Christian mission opportunities where you apply knowledge and gain experience in high-need regions of the world.  You are among men and women of faith and service who are eager to use their gifts to bring hope to others.

    For a glimpse of engineering missioneers in action, check out the photo albums for Olivet Nazarene University Engineering on Facebook. In recent years, engineering mission projects include:

    • Haiti 2015: Rainwater collection systems
    • Arizona 2015: Technology for Native American children;
      construction and irrigation
    • Swaziland, Africa 2013, 2014: Irrigation system for AIDS outreach