October 9, 2017 at 8:39 pm

History Pre-Law Major Takes Advantage of Global Opportunities at OHIO

Precious Oluwasanya, selfie

Precious Oluwasanya

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Precious Oluwasanya is a senior at Ohio University. She was born in England but spent her childhood in her home country of Nigeria, in the city of Lagos. At the age of 11, She moved to Xenia, Ohio, with her mom and younger brother. She has been living here for a little over eight years now.

A History Pre-Law major, Oluwasanya envisions a job in international relations, plus grad school in history. She’s taking advantage of Ohio University’s Mock Trial team and opportunities such as Global Voices and Global Ambassadors at OHIO.

Country: Nigeria, Lagos

Major: History Pre-Law,  Senior

Arrived in the United States: When was 11 years old – Xenia, Ohio

Why OHIO:  Beautiful campus, helpful faculty and staff

Favorite subjects: History (Classical Greece & Rome, World War II), Classics, English Literature

Areas of interest: History, Law, language, International Policy, great figures of the past

Involvement & Achievements:

  • William C. Harris Scholarship for excellence in History
  • George Washington Forum Undergraduate Research Fellowship
  • Ohio University Mock Trial Association
  • Ohio University Global Ambassadors Program, Chair
  • Hudson Institute – Telecommuting, Intern
  • United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) Lagos, Intern
  • Global Voices at Ohio University

Hobbies: Film, TV, reading, travel, history for fun

Plans after graduation: Find a job in a different country in international relations, then grad school in History.

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