I’ve lived in Athens, Ohio for most of my life. I’m definitely what people would consider a “townie.” My first time ever leaving home was to study away at Musashi University in Tokyo, Japan. I figured for my first travel experience, I should go big or go home. I hadn’t really planned on going to… Read More Mailé’s Time at Musashi University
Finding accommodations abroad seems like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be so stressful. Here’s some tips and tricks to help you find your home away from home! Research your destination beforehand to see what forms of travel and lodging are normally available in that location. Finding a place to stay in a… Read More Tips on Housing Abroad
Living in a foreign country is usually going to be different from living in the U.S., and especially different from living at Ohio University. My experience living in an apartment in Morocco was incredibly unique and a major juxtaposition to my previous life in OU’s dorms. In Morocco, I shared my apartment with five other… Read More Marianne’s Moroccan Living Experience
HOUdy Bobcats! I’m Ryan Kline and I’m a Senior Peer Advisor at the Office of Global Opportunities. This is my second year on the advising team and I am so excited to connect more Bobcats with amazing study away programs. I am a senior here at OHIO majoring in History with a minor in Geography. With… Read More Meet Ryan: an OGO Peer Advisor
Hi, I’m Mailé Nguyễn! I was born in Vietnam, but I’ve been living in Athens since 2000. I’m an HTC senior studying theatrical stage management with a Global Leadership Certificate and an International Cultural Understanding Certificate. I have participated in three Study Away programs: a semester exchange in Tokyo at Musashi University, a winter break… Read More Meet Mailé, an OGO Peer Advisor
Name: Keely Davin Position: Senior Program Coordinator. I advise students who are interested in global programs and work with Faculty Directors who run programs. Education: Gannon University (undergrad) and Arizona State University (graduate). How long have you been at the OEA: I’ve been with the OEA since May 2011. Favorite aspect of work: I really enjoy helping… Read More Meet the Staff – Keely Davin
Studying abroad and subsequently working in the Office of Education Abroad, has been one of the most rewarding experiences that I have had in college. Before I traveled abroad, I would describe myself as being shy, unable to make new friends, and all around socially awkward. I would have never imagined that I would be… Read More Become a Global Ambassador @ OU!