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  • Memorial Day

    May 30| Academic Dates
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    Closed for the Holiday.

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  • Campus Closed for the Holiday.

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  • Viet Thanh Nguyen’s bestselling novel The Sympathizer won the 2016 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the First Novel Prize from the Center for Fiction, and a Carnegie Medal from the American Library Association. It was also a finalist for the PEN/Faulkner Award and the PEN/Robert W. Bingham Prize for Debut Fiction. Nguyen is also the author of Race and Resistance: Literature and Politics in Asian America and Nothing Ever Dies: Vietnam and the Memory of War.

  • Tonya Foster

    Sep 21| Lectures
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    Poet Tonya Foster is the author of the collection A Swarm of Bees in High Court. Her work has appeared in nocturnes, Callaloo, Traffic, Gulf Coast, and other journals. Her essays have appeared in NY Arts Magazine, NYFA Quarterly and The Poetry Project Newsletter. A co-editor of Third Mind: Teaching Creative Writing Through Visual Art, Foster teaches at California College of the Arts and lives in the Bay Area.

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The OFund is the foundation of all charitable giving to Otis College of Art and Design. Gifts made by alumni, parents, friends, and students renewable on a yearly basis, provide support for programs that are not funded by student tuition.

The OFund is committed to building positive relationships among the college's alumni, parents, and friends to benefit our students. Each year, individuals are contacted by phone, mail, or personal visit and are given the opportunity to invest directly in Otis. The investment enhances the educational experience for every student. These contributions directly assist students in the form of scholarships, campus improvements, and specific program support.

Today, the campuses comprise a faculty of internationally recognizes scholars, artists, and more than 1,200 students with a variety of interests and backgrounds that reflect the city's dynamic mix of populations. Your support of the OFund ensures that the College can focus its mission of opening doors of opportunity for students from all walks of life.

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