Post Tagged with: "Ohio Program of Intensive English news"

Nakada’s Tale: Finding a Long-Lost Japanese Fishing Boat, Washed Ashore in Okinawa

Viewing documents related to the lost-then-found fishing vessel from Iwate: Masaru Yonashiro of the Kinjo-cho town hall, Koudai Nakada and Chris Thompson.

Koudai Nakada’s educational journey has entwined with Ohio University for five years, most recently tied to the incredible tale of a fishing boat that disappeared during Japan’s 2011 tsunami, only to wash ashore seven years later and 1,200 miles away. Nakada and Dr. Christopher Thompson are researching the unusual adventure […]

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December 1, 2019 at 5:13 pmAlumni News Research

OPIE Pathway Program Proves Success with 28 Students

Hoyeon (Irene) Yun

The Ohio Program of Intensive English wrapped up the inaugural year of the University Success Pathway Program with the 28 students who completed the program during its first year earning an average GPA of 3.32 by the end of Summer 2018. In the Pathway Program, students take Tier II general […]

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October 31, 2018 at 8:24 amNews

Athens News Writes about OHIO Hosting Khbrat Program

The Athens News writes about the Khbrat program hosted by Ohio University in a story headlined “Saudi educators to spend year of learning at Ohio University.” More than 40 educators from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are making a temporary home in Athens for the next year. Also called the […]

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August 30, 2018 at 8:25 amIn the News

42 Saudi Educators Spending Year at OHIO in School Leadership Immersion Program

Khbrat participants at Nelson Commons.

Forty-two educators from the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia are spending a year at Ohio University in a professional development program dubbed the “Khbrat” program, which means “experience” in Arabic. Building Leadership for Change Through School Immersion: The OHIO Experience “Khbrat” Program is a collaborative involving the Ohio Program of Intensive […]

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August 20, 2018 at 2:30 pmNews

OPIE Zone | OPIE Special Assistant Samba Bah Appreciates Athens Community

Samba Bah

Letter from the Director: Featuring Samba Bah Dear Students, The month of June is almost over, and we are heading into one of America’s favorite holidays – the Fourth of July.  In Athens, there will be a variety of celebrations. On Tuesday, July 3, the City of Athens celebrates with […]

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June 25, 2018 at 2:37 pmNews

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