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ELIP Course Helps Make Athens ‘Home’ for International Bobcats

Lydia Bambeck works with fellow classmates and instructor Art Oestrike.

By Andrea Wurm Ohio University is home to more than 20,000 students who share two common bonds—a love for Athens, Ohio, and a passion to pursue the degree of their choice. It is also a place that represents 1,740 international students from all walks of life. But what does it […]

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December 3, 2016 at 10:05 amIn Class News

Grad Students Build Communication that Stretches Beyond Borders

Phally Ngoeum (right) and Md Nazimuddin (left) enjoy class discussions.
    Phally Ngoeum (right) and Md Nazimuddin (left) enjoy class discussions.

By Andrea Wurm Phally Ngoeum, a graduate student from Cambodia, believes in the power of communication. Connecting with people is one reason that she values Oral Communication in Graduate Studies (ELIP 5300). This 3-credit hour class gives her a platform to voice her opinion. “Communicating helps me reduce the gender […]

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November 30, 2016 at 12:12 pmIn Class News

Career Corner: First International Student Career Planning Dinner, Nov. 14

Tetyana Dovbnya

The first International Student Career Planning Dinner is Monday, Nov. 14, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Office of International Student & Faculty Services (ISFS), Walter International Education Center 106. International students who plan to get a job or an internship during or after earning a degree from Ohio University are […]

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November 1, 2016 at 8:45 pmEvents

OPIE Academic Orientation Get Students Ready to Bridge to Classes

Tetyana Dovbnya

By Tetyana Dovbnya Ohio Program of Intensive English and A&S Academic Advisor for the College of Arts & Sciences Every semester Advanced/Pre-Academic group of OPIE students is not only working hard on improving their English language skills, but also getting ready for taking academic classes in the following semester. At […]

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October 26, 2015 at 1:34 pmNews

A Life-Long Passion for Language and Culture: Linn Forhan

Linn Forham

By Tetyana Dovbnya OPIE and College of Arts & Sciences International Student Adviser As faculty and students approach the end of the semester and might start running out of steam, it is good to remember the joys and rewards of teaching and learning that we gain at the university. Linn Forhan, […]

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April 20, 2015 at 2:46 pmNews

Comparing Elementary School Experiences Across the World

OPIE students visit East Elementary School.

By Tetyana Dovbnya OPIE and College of Arts & Sciences International Student Adviser It is a well-established fact that the best way to learn something is to experience it. That is why taking students on field trips is a common practice in language learning classes. A recent Ohio Program of […]

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April 20, 2015 at 2:38 pmNews

OPIE Students Visit the Laurels of Athens

OPIE students visit Nursing Home in Athens

Written by Kristina Guyton OPIE Lecturer and Socio-Cultural Coordinator  On Thursday, April 9, international students in the Ohio Program of Intensive English conversed with elderly residents at lunchtime at The Laurels of Athens, a skilled nursing and rehabilitation center. The visit was arranged as part of a special studies class that OPIE […]

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April 13, 2015 at 12:05 pmNews