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  • The Hymn Amazing Grace: New Testament Language Based Upon Old Testament Scripture

    Contributed by Dr. A. Merril Smoak, Jr., Dean, Jubilee College of Music

  • Celebrating the Life of Rev. Dr. David James Randolph

    A Celebration of Life Service for Olivet School of Media and Communication (OSMC) Dean, beloved senior professor, and mentor Rev. Dr. David James Randolph, was held on Saturday, May 14 at Albany United Methodist Church, California.

  • Students Collaborate with Design Center In Preparations for Upcoming Graduation Ceremony

    Olivet University's Commencement Ceremony 2022 is scheduled to be held on Friday, June 24 at Riverside main campus. In preparation for the event, Olivet School of Art and Design (OSAD) faculty and students are collaborating with the University's Design Center in preparing designs for the stage, venue decoration, and memorabilia.

  • Envisioning the Future of Riverside Campus Life

    Olivet University unveiled its latest conceptual renderings for the Riverside campus in Southern California. The envisioning of OU's 900 acre main campus property has been in its planning phase since 2017. With an expanding student body and global enrollment, the University has put in place plans for major upgrades.

  • Riverside OSLE Holds Academic Meeting in Preparation for Spring Quarter

    Olivet School of Language and Education (OSLE) at the Riverside campus recently had an academic meeting to discuss the preparation for its ESL program and TESOL program in Spring 2022. The conclusion was centered on the creative and diverse ESL courses offered, and TESOL faculty preparation.

  • Olivet University Professors Host and Attend Global Strategic Forum 2022 Symposium

    Olivet Institute for Global Strategic Studies Director Dr. William Wagner hosted over 30 global Christian leaders last week in Houston, Texas for the first-ever Global Strategy Forum symposium. Participating from Olivet University were members of the Zinderdrof School of Doctoral Studies committee: Dr. Tom Cowley, Dr. Ray Tallman, and Dr. Mark Wagner. Professor Mark and Calla Li from Olivet's San Francisco campus attended as volunteers to help decorate the event, arrange technical equipment, drive, and photograph.

  • Olivet Institute of Technology Faculty Attends European Conversational AI Summit

    A team of faculty from Olivet Institute of Technology attended the European Conversational AI Summit in San Francisco. Since conversational AI is one of the key areas that OIT's Innovation Center heavily invested in for new projects, the team was able to engage in some meaningful conversations with other professionals in the summit.

  • OTCS Orlando, FL Extension: A Missions-Focused Approach

    Olivet Theological College & Seminary (OTCS) in Orlando, FL extension has been operating with a missions-focused approach since Fall 2021 upon receiving approval by accrediting agency Association for Biblical Higher Education (ABHE).

  • ZSDS Pursues Successful Completion of DMin Candidate in Collaboration with Track Leaders

    Zinzendorf School of Doctoral Studies (ZSDS) convened a meeting with the ministry track leaders from the Doctor of Ministry (D.Min.) program on February 25.

  • OIT Holds Technical Workshop on Metaverse and its Applications

    In the light of the rapid growth of Metaverse, Olivet Institute of Technology held a technical workshop for faculty and students at the San Francisco Campus.

  • Olivet Delegates Attend ABHE 75th Annual Meeting

    Olivet University delegates gathered in Orlando, FL for this year's Association of Biblical Higher Education (ABHE) Annual Meeting. The Association for Biblical Higher Education celebrates its 75th anniversary under the theme of "Celebrating God's Faithfulness."

  • OSAD Assoc. Dean Serves as Artist-in-Residence at ABHE Event

    Professor Zimou Tan, Associate Dean of Olivet School of Art and Design, served for a second time as the Artist-in-Residence at the 75th Annual Meeting of the Association for Biblical Higher Education in Orlando, Florida. Professor Tan took part during the event at Olivet University's premiere sponsor booth and drew great interest from attendees.


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  • DEC 09

    Fall quarter ends

  • DEC 16

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  • DEC 17

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