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  • Otis Radio: Hot News

    May 02| Special Event
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    Creative Action and the Otis Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.

     

    This week from 5:00 - 6:00 pm is Hot News with DJs Cindy Ho, Ana Molina, and April Oh who cover all the trending NEWS!

     
    Listen online at KLMU.

    All shows will be simulcast on 96.1FM in the Otis Cafe and archived on otisradio.tumblr.com

  • Otis Radio: flashback

    May 02| Special Event
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    Creative Action and the Otis Radio class present weekly broadcasts each Monday.

    This week from 5:00pm - 6:00pm is flashback: nostalgic static with DJ's Alix, April and Dane. Come listen and chat about nostalgic representations that make us who we are, from music, accessories, to fashion mistakes.


    Listen online at KLMU.

  • Graduate Fine Arts presents

    Now What?

    Class of 2016 Final MFA Exhibition  

     

    Family and Friends Night Celebration: Saturday, May 14, 6-9pm

    Ashton Allen

    Amanda Benefiel

    Ok-Young Choi

    Janet E. Dandridge

    Melany Dierks

    Elif Erkan

    Kathryn Kert Green

    Elizabeth Medina

    Kristin Moore 

    Jeisung Oh

    Zachary Roach

    Regine Rode

     

  • Learn about the Teacher Credentialing process with:

  • Otis Radio Olympics

    May 03| Special Event
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    Otis Radio students Bree Miller, Natasha Carovska and Rania Ann Zahir present Otis Radio Olympics.

    Play Games and Win Prizes!

    Come join them outside to relieve your stress from finals by playing Musical Chairs, Red Light Green Light, Simon Says, and other beloved childhood games.

  • Graduate Public Practice 
    2016 MFA Degree Presentations

    Henderson Blumer
    Jeanette Degollado
    Margarethe Drexel
    Tonya Ingram
    Jenny Kane
    Shefali Mistry
    Beth Ann Morrison
    Catherine SCOTI Scott
     

    EXHIBITIONS AND EVENTS:

     
    Tuesday May 3, 7 – 9:00 p.m. 

    Shefali Mistry leads Michelada Think Tank event on artists of color

  • For decades, the Los Angeles–based artist Lita Albuquerque has blurred distinctions between Land art and Light and Space on increasingly grander scales, whether it be building installations surrounding the pyramids in Egypt or placing sculptures across Antarctica to mirror the formation of the stars. Her cosmic explorations continue with two new bodies of work that are currently being shown at Kohn Gallery in Hollywood, from January 9 through February 27, 2016, and at USC’s Fisher Museum of Art, from January 26 through April 10, 2016.

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Peer Mentor Program

Meet the Peer Mentors

The Peer Mentor program is a student leadership program in it's third year at Otis. Upper classmen students commit themselves to helping new students experience a successful transition into the Otis community. Peer Mentors serve as role models by promoting the Otis mission through leadership skills, and diverse talents

Each new student entering Otis in the Fall 2015 or Spring 2016 should select a Peer Mentor that he/she feels will be the best match to be your guide for the coming academic year.

 

Gabby Rios

Gabby Rios, Graphic Design, minor in Art History and Advertising
gabbyrios94@gmail.com

I am in my junior year at Otis, and know the struggles of adapting to a new school, new roommates, new friends, and a new city. As a peer mentor, I am excited to be a friendly, familiar face to first year students, listening and helping them along the way. I love to mess around with Photoshop/Illustrator tutorials, drawing and painting, cooking, yoga, and am available to answer any of your questions.

 

Hongyu Zhou

Hongyu Zhou, Digital Media
hzhou@student.otis.edu

I became a peer mentor in order to help other students engage with more school activities while providing support and information related to their major especially digital media students. My interests and hobbies include travel, video games, music, and movies.

 

Megan Reed

Megan Reed, Fine Arts
iammarz5@gmail.com

I am in the junior year of my major focusing on painting. My goal as a peer mentor is to make new students at Otis feel loved, comfortable, accepted, and free! I have a huge love and passion for people, and want them to feel appreciated and not forgotten, and help them understand they are necessary. I'm happy to be a part of the peer mentor program!

 

Hind Abdulmajeed

Hind Abdulmajeed, Product Design
hindabdulm@gmail.com

I am excited to be a peer mentor this year! My foundation year mentors were a great help to me, and inspired me to become one myself. I love meeting people and talking about literally ANYTHING! So if you are in need of anything grab me, or any of the amazing peer mentors and chat with us!

 

Dakota Higgins

Dakota Higgins, Fine Arts, Sculpture/New Genres, Junior
dakotahiggins@gmail.com

I'm excited to help first-year students. I'm on campus all of the time and hope my presence and energy will help facilitate a warm, friendly environment ideal for productivity and learning. If you have any questions about school, music, life, etc. I'll be more than happy to answer them! Also, I really enjoy playing the guitar, so if you're looking for someone to jam with, I'm your guy.

 

Cierra Smith

Cierra Smith, Digital Media, Animation
csmith1@student.otis.edu

As a Peer Mentor, I hope to make our new and incoming Otis family feel welcomed, as well as point students in the right direction for anything they need. I want everyone to have a good year! I like sports, working out, cooking, and baking! If you have any questions, want to talk, or just want a homemade cake-pop, don't hesitate to flag me down! :)

 

Dawn Marshall

Dawn Marshall, Toy Design
dawnvmarshall@gmail.com

I'm a senior in Toy Design. This will be my third year as a Peer Mentor so with my experience I know I'm qualified to help. I love meeting new people and striking up conversations so feel free to talk or say hello when you see me around campus! I also love crocheting, cooking, and hanging out at the beach in my spare time. I'm very committed to helping students so please don't hesitate to contact me!

 

Daveion Thompson

Daveion Thompson, Digital Media
daveionthompson@gmail.com

I became interested in being a peer mentor because I have a huge passion for helping people. I know first hand how hard it can be to come to a new place where you quite possibly might spend the next four years of your life. Honestly, I just want to help make that transition as smooth as possible.

 

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