Post Tagged with: "Gerry Krzic"

From the Appalachians to the Urals: Students from OHIO, Russia form neighborhood

Students in the Russia-OHIO Neighborhood

From Ohio University News A group of students from Ohio University and a Russian university spent their summer in a most unusual way—taking part in an extracurricular experience called the Bobcat-Crow Cultural Exchange Lab and moving beyond stereotypes to form their own neighborhood. Named after the mascots of the two […]

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August 18, 2021 at 5:24 pmNews

Krzic Quoted on South Korea Survival Boxes Sent to Peace Corps Alumni

Dr. Gerry Krzic

Gerry Krzic, director of the Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE) at Ohio University, was quoted in a San Diego Union-Tribune story headlined “S. Korea returns a San Diegan’s 40-year-old favor with a COVID ‘survival box’.” “The coffee brings back memories of the people you shared time with,” he said. […]

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December 30, 2020 at 4:37 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Krzic Uses Peace Corps Experience to Foster Understanding of Modern-Day Korea

Dr. Gerry Krzic

From Ohio University News Gerry Krzic, director of the Ohio Program of Intensive English (OPIE), never imagined the impact his time living in Korea would make on the rest of his life, but nearly 40 years later he continues to visit the East Asian region and leads an organization that […]

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December 8, 2020 at 5:44 pmNews

Krzic Authors Column in Korea Times about Peace Corps Volunteers

Dr. Gerry Krzic

Dr. Gerry Krzic, director of the Ohio Program of Intensive English at Ohio University, authored an article in the Korea Times headlined “[Friends of Korea] We left Korea, but Korea never left us.” Anyone who has spent time in Korea has probably heard of “jeong,” a concept characterized as a […]

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September 1, 2020 at 4:44 pmFaculty in the News In the News

Linguistics Department Began 48 Years Ago with Core Faculty

From left: Richard McGinn, Zinny Bond, Marmo Soemarmo, James Coady, and Beverly Flanigan

By Beverly Flanigan This fall, the Linguistics Department enters into its 48th year of existence. We have seen many changes over these decades, and have had many dedicated faculty. Dr. Gilbert Schneider and Dr. Robert Dakin co-founded the department in 1970 after Gil and his wife, Mildred, returned from doing […]

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August 7, 2018 at 10:56 amNews

OPIE Zone: Meet Kyle Butler, Pathway Program Coordinator

Kyle Butler and his son

  Welcome to Week 6 of The OPIE Zone Newsletter.  Here the important events happening during the sixth week of the semester. We hope you’ll join us for some of them. International Conversation Hour Tuesday, June 19, from 6-7 p.m. in Jefferson Hall, Room 160 International students and domestic students […]

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June 14, 2018 at 12:10 pmNews

OPIE Zone: Meet Becky Challenger, OPIE Curriculum, Academic Coordinator

Rebecca Challenger

  Welcome to Week 5 of The OPIE Zone Newsletter.  Here the important events happening during the fifth week of the semester. We hope you’ll join us for some of them. Letter from the Director: Featuring Becky Challenger Dear Students, This week we have two interesting holidays. The first is […]

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June 11, 2018 at 6:27 pmNews