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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

Alumni News | Jambor Thriving in Japan English Language Program

Kevin Jambor at Chubu University, Japan

Ohio University alumnus Kevin Jambor has directed the Ohio Program of English Language Teaching at Chubu University for the last two years. Since 1990, OPELT has recruited instructors from Ohio University’s Ohio Program of Intensive English and Linguistics master’s program in a collaborative effort between the two universities. Jambor, who […]

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April 23, 2020 at 1:01 pmAlumni Uncategorized

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