February 24, 2015 at 9:26 am

OPIE Students Invited to Transitioning Workshops

By Tetyana Dovbnya
OPIE and College of Arts & Sciences International Student Adviser

Tanya DovbnyaThe Ohio Program of Intensive English welcomes Ohio University faculty, staff, and students to join OPIE events this week.

International Conversation Hour

Tuesday, Feb. 24, 6-7 p.m., Baker first floor, Bobcat Student Lounge

OPIE Lecture Series

Speaker Tim Woodyard of the Ohio University Police Department talks on “Safety on campus” on Wednesday, Feb. 25, from 2-2:55 p.m. in Morton 201.

Navigating the University Landscape: A Roadmap

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Undergraduate Ohio University students in Advanced and Pre-Academic OPIE classes are invited to workshops which aim to prepare them for transitioning to part-time OPIE/academic studies.

  • Workshop 1: Wednesday, Feb. 25, noon-1:30 p.m., Ellis Hall 119.
  • Workshop 2: Wednesday, March 11, 10-11:30 a.m., Grover West 135.

The goals of the workshops are:

  • to introduce students to the U.S. system of education
  • to discuss some vital concepts of the U.S. academic culture
  • to help students locate important academic resources on Ohio University campus
  • to share some communication strategies to use with instructors and advisors
  • to help students understand Ohio University Undergraduate degree requirements
  • to equip students with strategies to understand the Degree Audit Reporting System (DARS)
  • to practice finding important information on DARS
  • to give students tips on planning classes and creating schedules

Contact Tetyana Dovbnya, OPIE and College of Arts & Sciences International Student Adviser, for more information:

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