February 1, 2016 at 6:15 pm

OPIE Events | Navigating the University Landscape, Feb. 24

By Tetyana Dovbnya
Ohio Program of Intensive English and A&S International Academic Advisor

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

Navigating the University Landscape Workshop 3: DARS

Tanya Dovbnya

Tanya Dovbnya

What? OPIE students admitted to Ohio University for undergraduate degrees at the Advanced and Pre-Academic Level are invited to attend the third workshop in the ‘Navigating the University Landscape’ series, where students will learn to read their DARS. Facilitator: Tetyana Dovbnya ( and Mark Sunderman.

When and where? Wednesday, Feb. 24, noon-1:30 p.m. in Gordy Hall 012

OPIE Lecture Series

What? Topic: Different Cultures in the USA

Speaker: Dr. Krzic, the Director of OPIE

Facilitator: Cecily Long

When and where? Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2-3 p.m. in Ellis Hall 024

B.A./B.S. Undergraduate Application Workshops

What? This session is for OPIE students who plan to earn an undergraduate degree at Ohio University. Students will learn how to submit a timely application for admission, and what they need to consider being an international applicant. This session is sponsored by the Ohio University Undergraduate Admissions.

When and where? Wednesday, Feb. 24, 1-2 p.m. in Gordy Hall 013

OPIE Conversation Hour: Relationships

What? Join the Conversation Hour and discuss what constitutes relationships around the world.

When and where? Thursday, Feb. 25, 6-7 p.m. in the Bobcat Student Lounge, Baker Center first floor

The Athens Village and OPIE Student Union ‘Potluck’

Saturday, Feb. 13, a group of OPIE students had a joyful potluck party with the Athens Village, which is a group of Athens senior citizens, from 1 to 3 pm. About 15 internationals students, representing five different nationalities, had the opportunity to not only share their food with a group of American senior citizens, but also to learn more about the local culture.

Miss Patty, speaking on behalf of the Athens Village, explained that “the purpose of the Potluck party was to help international students feel more confident within the Athens community.” The potluck was also a nice gourmet experience because foods from six different cultures were served.

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