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!
Name: Catherine Marshall Position: Director. I have the pleasure of working with extremely talented and dedicated staff and faculty devoted to creating educative and meaningful global experiences for OHIO students. Education: AB in German Area Studies from Kenyon College, MA and PhD in German from University of Cincinnati. How long have you been at OEA:… Read More Meet the Staff – Catherine Marshall
I believe the surest way to ensure your academic success in college is through at least one education abroad experience. I am proof of this. Having the drive and curiosity and ambition required to study abroad are all markers of your own ability for achievement. But perhaps more important than all of this is taking… Read More Why education abroad makes you a better student
My family, like most, has a Thanksgiving tradition. Every year, we drive into a little corner of Indiana and spend the weekend visiting and eating (mostly eating) with the entirety of my Mom’s side of the family. This year, the tradition lives on without me. I wasn’t expecting this to be a hard thing for… Read More What it’s like to spend holidays abroad
Colette Whitney is a student at Ohio University. She is currently studying in London, England at the University of Westminster. Since I’ve been in London, immersing myself in foreign cultures has been my daily goal. While I have obviously spent most of my time perusing London blocks, I have managed to get out of the… Read More Five Things I’ve Learned from Traveling Abroad by Colette Whitney