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Alumni News | Sanchez to Provide Immigration Legal Services in Youngstown Diocese

Mahoning Matters reports that Ohio University alum Ashley Sanchez will provide immigration legal services to the Catholic Diocese of Youngstown. YOUNGSTOWN — Through a formal agreement between two neighboring dioceses, Ashley Sanchez, immigration staff attorney with Cleveland Catholic Charities, has been assigned to provide immigration legal services to people in the […]

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January 19, 2020 at 10:57 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Happy Beginnings | Sormaz Seeks New Challenges Teaching in Japan

Olga Sormaz in her office at Chubu University

Editor’s Note: The Happy Beginnings series features recent College of Arts & Sciences graduates who are getting started in careers, graduate school and service. Ohio University alumna Olga Sormaz BA ’15, MA ’18 is always seeking out new challenges. She spent a year in a British school during her middle […]

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January 10, 2020 at 11:00 amAlumni

University Community Mourns Professor Emeritus Phil Richardson

Phil Richardson

The Ohio University community mourns alumnus and Professor Emeritus Charles “Phil” Richardson, age 86, who died Dec. 17, 2019, at his home in Athens, Ohio, according to his obituary. Richardson earned two degrees from the College of Arts & Sciences at OHIO—a bachelor’s and master’s in German in 1961 and […]

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January 7, 2020 at 8:26 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Alumni News | Chapman and Prabucki Named Partners at BakerHostetler Law Firm

Ken Prabucki

Two Ohio University alumni were named partners in the BakerHostetler Litigation Group, according to a news release. They were among 17 lawyers elected to the partnership in nine of the firm’s offices. BakerHostetler is a leading national law firm that helps clients around the world address their most complex and critical business […]

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January 3, 2020 at 8:10 amAlumni Alumni in the News In the News

Sigma Delta Pi Celebrates Día de los Muertos with Altar, Pan de Muertos

Three of Sigma Delta Pi's members pose under papel picado while decorating Gordy Hall for Día de los Muertos.

In order to celebrate Día de los Muertos properly, members of Sigma Delta Pi decked out the Modern Languages Department in traditional decorations on Oct. 28, alongside setting up an altar with personal, regional and informational artifacts. Using papel picado (Mexican perforated paper), calaveras (skulls), cempasuchiles (tissue paper flowers), and […]

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December 18, 2019 at 8:18 amNews

Sigma Delta Pi Welcomes 19 New Members

From left, Row 1: Dr. Betsy Partyka (Advisor), Shayla Cohen, Jacqueline Menchaca, Alexis McCollough, Ali Russo, Caroline Tee, Della Harmison, Analee Davis
Rows 2, 3: Jessica Minarchek, Gustavo Velázquez, Claire McIsaac, Prestin Minter, María Díaz Martín, Hannah Posedel, Zoe Kiourtsis, Madeleine Case, Carli Henman, Alyssa Leaton, Alex Hiser, Andy Kostival, Joe Brucker

  The lights are low, the candles are lit and there is a knock at the door. Enter now 19 future members of Sigma Delta Pi led by advisor Dr. Betsy Partyka adorned in her finest black medieval garb. Four officers of Sigma Delta Pi stand behind a table topped […]

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December 18, 2019 at 8:06 amNews

Partyka, Henman Teach Middle Schoolers about Latin American Culture

Spanish graduate student Carli Henman and Dr. Betsy Partyka pose at the Bunsold Middle School Hispanic Cultural Celebration.

Dr. Betsy Partyka, Associate Professor of Spanish in Modern Languages, and Carli Henman, a graduate student in Spanish, represented Ohio University and Sigma Delta Pi at the Hispanic Cultural Celebration at the Bunsold Middle School in Marysville, Ohio, on Nov. 3. During the celebration, middle school students and their families […]

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December 17, 2019 at 4:47 pmNews