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March 2, 2018 at 5:45 pm

OPIE Zone: International Student Workshop on American Football, March 26

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Welcome to Week 11 of The OPIE Zone Newsletter.  Here the important events happening during the eleventh week of the semester. We hope you’ll join us for some of them.

The 3rd Multi-Cultural Sports Workshop

Monday, March 26, 5-6:30 p.m. at Ping Center, Area D

Workshop Guide

Activities in this workshop will focus on teaching the basic skills of throwing and catching used in many popular American sports to all interested participants. The focus of these skills be will in reference to American football.  The workshop will include three sections, each a half-hour. The first section will focus on basic exercises and physical fitness progressing into throwing and catching skills, the second will include an obstacle course, and the third will put it all together in a cooperative game.

Presenters’ Information:

  • Dr.  Hyun-Ju Oh, Coordinator of P.E. and PASC program
  • Hunter Wood, Graduate Student in COED, and OHIO Baseball Coach
  • Cyril Butler, Robert Blackford-PASC Students

OPIE Lecture: Immigration: What You Need to Know

Where & When: Wednesday, March 28, Jefferson Hall 160 from 2-3 p.m.

What: Abby Conder, an International Student Advisor at ISFS, will teach you about U.S. immigration laws, and how those laws affect you as an international student. Conder can help answer your questions about immigration.

*Required for Intermediate and Advanced level students.

OPIE Writing Contest Reminder

Submit a paragraph OR essay that you wrote in your OPIE class this semester to by Friday, March 30.


First prize: Ohio University sweatshirt.

First, second and third prizes: The best three submissions will appear on the College of Arts & Sciences Forum and in the OPIE Zone.

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