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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

Ganeshan, Bonansea, O’Bryon Attend 2019 ACTFL Convention and World Languages Expo

Ganeshan, Bonansea, O’Bryon Attend 2019 ACTFL Convention and World Languages Expo

Dr. Ashwini Ganeshan, Assistant Professor of Spanish in Modern Languages, and Carolina Bonansea and Isaiah O’Bryon, graduate students pursuing a master’s in Spanish, attended the 2019 American Council for the Teaching of Foreign Languages (ACTFL) Annual Convention and World Languages Expo in Washington DC from November 22–24. They attended several […]

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December 3, 2019 at 3:49 pmNews Research

Davis Studies Languages, Wants to Teach English or Spanish Abroad

Analee Davis

From Ohio University News Analee Davis ’22 grew up in Guatemala but knew she couldn’t stay there for college. “Because I wanted to do English and Spanish,” she said, explaining her decision to study abroad in the United States. Guatemala just didn’t have want she needed and wanted. That brought […]

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November 21, 2019 at 8:37 amIn Class News