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
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
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
Moscow quickly broke me of the habit of smiling and nodding at people on the street. First I noticed that people typically ignored each other on the street, unless they were looking for money or directions. Seeing as I was equipped to give neither of these, I started to look away. Then I realized that… Read More Moscow – Land of the Sincere Strangers
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