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Sean Olson


Colloquium Associate

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Salem Campus

About Sean

  • Major: Undeclared (potentially Economics and Japanese)
  • Minor: Undeclared
  • Hometown: Tokyo, Japan
  • Extracurriculars: Japan Studies Student Leaders, club volleyball, Residence Hall Association
  • Favorite classes: Environmental Economics; Japanese Linguistics & Culture; Food Media;  Introduction to Management in Business, Government and Not-for-Profit Organizations; and European History
  • Favorite place on campus: You will see me studying until late night at either Kaneko Lobby or the Data Learning Center (Ford 101) or Ford 102! I am a night owl student
  • Favorite place off campus: Running — the 2.108 km lap around campus & Minto-Brown Island Park for the view and puddles; Food — The RAM & Sushi 503 are undoubtedly my #1 go-to spots for meeting up with friends; I also love exploring downtown for fun


  • Proud Eagle Scout! I love hiking, camping, and getting hands-on!
  • I can play playing cards for hours! My favorite games are BS and Chinese Poker!
  • I have run my first 3 marathons over the fall semester on campus. I am currently training to do my first Triathlon/Iron Man
  • I love meme-ing on campus

Feel free to reach out and chat with me anytime! I’d also love to help answer any questions or address any concerns you may have. My email is! Feel free to add me follow me on Instagram @thelastseany, which is the platform I respond the most quickly on! I look forward to meeting you in the fall 👍

Willamette University

College Colloquium

Office of the Associate Dean
Willamette University
900 State Street
Salem Oregon 97301 U.S.A.