CHICKWIT SCHOOL OF ARTS AND COMMUNICATION

Performing Arts, Multimedia Production, Fine Art, and more...

Formerly the Frank Rudolph Olson School of Arts and Design, the Chickwit School of Arts and Communication has grown and changed with the times as our world and our students' needs have evolved. For students interested in pursuing their passions in the world of the arts, entertainment, or multimedia, the Chickwit School is the finest the region has to offer. Discover your creative potential, and learn how to put it to practical use in the real world.

 

MEET OUR STAR FACULTY

Individualism, independence, and freedom of self-expression are all keys to creativity - and we're here to help. Our hand-picked faculty have years of experience inspiring students and guiding them through the process of bringing their visions to fruition. We are proud to be working with these uniquely talented and qualified educators, and they'll be proud to work with you. Featured below are this year's top professors at Chickwit.

HELEN ROBERTSON

Fine Arts & Graphic Design

Helen Robertson has been with the Chickwit School from the beginning - originally as a Fine Arts & Sculpture student at the Frank Rudolph Olson School, later as the head of alumni affairs, and continuing her relationship with MBU by becoming the head of the arts department in 2001. We cannot tell you all she's done for Chickwit.

TREVOR PARRIS

Student Activities & Multimedia Programs Director

Trevor Parris has decades of experience. He has brought his expertise to MBU by teaching students everything there is to know about the rapidly changing field of communications. His talents have won him several regional awards, and in addition to coordinating student programs of all kinds, Trevor Parras now runs MBU's very own public access television station, WWATV. (World Wide Access Television)

TODD HELM

Theater & Comedy

One of our youngest but most accomplished faculty members, Todd Helm is one of the stars of the new and unprecedented Theater & Comedy department. Putting the growing field of comedy writing and performance in with traditional theater studies has streamlined our curriculum, and allowed students to get more out of their education and explore subjects no other colleges offer.

 

COURSE HIGHLIGHTS

Just some of the many unique and challenging courses we offer at the Chickwit School of Arts and Communication.

 

PAINTING AND RENDERING

Learn how to bring what's in your mind's eye to life in the eyes of others by exploring various mediums and the techniques necessary to create lifelike imagery. Open your mind and pursue your vision with Professor Helen Robertson. Course No. B2-1200

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BROADCAST PRODUCTION

Learn the ins and outs of creating video and audio multimedia in a professional studio environment with star faculty member Trevor Parris. Explore the world of entertainment and how television studios in the modern era function. (Popular course, register early) Course No. B3-2400

INVESTIGATIVE JOURNALISM

Class on journalism.

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