Center for Academic Excellence

Our mission at the Center for Academic Excellence is to support the academic success and professional readiness of Olivet’s traditional, undergraduate students. We do this through curricular and co-curricular programming that enhances student engagement in the learning process, builds student self-efficacy, promotes professional readiness, and encourages student persistence. 

Contact Information:

Location: First floor of Benner Library

We Value

•    High standards of academic excellence 
•    Continuous improvement 
•    Career alignment and development
•    Engagement in critical thinking, reading, and writing
•    Use of best practices and data-informed decision making
•    Collaborative relationships across campus and in the community 

Areas of Programming

•    Academic Coaching Center
•    Career Services
•    Learning Support Services 
•    Writing Center

Meet The Faculty and Staff

Kristy Ingram

As an associate professor, Dr. Ingram teaches college writing, creative writing, visual literacy, and several ESL courses on teaching and cross-cultural studies. She is a member of the Academy of American Poets, Cambodian Association of Illinois, National Council of Teachers of English (NCTE), and Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL).

Center for Academic Excellence Faculty