M.A., Ohio University
B.S., Ferris State University
A.A., Ferris State University
Before coming to Carolina, Oliver taught courses in information graphics, layout and design, and editorial illustration at the Ohio University School of Visual Communication. Oliver also has taught at Kent State University and the Poynter Institute.
Before teaching, he held the assistant managing editor and art director posts at the Akron Beacon Journal. Oliver has been a part of two teams to win the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service – in 1993 at the Miami Herald for its coverage of the Hurricane Andrew aftermath and in 1994 at the Akron Beacon Journal for coverage of local racial attitudes and its subsequent effort to promote improved communication in the community.
Additionally, in the field, Oliver was the winner of more than 50 international, national, and state awards from prestigious competitions such as Print Magazine and The Society of News Design and others. Terence also won a coveted gold medal in the Creativity international competition.
He holds a master’s degree in art education from Ohio University, and a B.S. in advertising and A.A. in commercial art from Ferris State University.
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