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Welcome International Alumni

International Alumni & Friends

Welcome, international alumni and friends of Ohio University!

Stay connected with OHIO alumni worldwide!

The Ohio University Alumni Association has international alumni chapters in locations around the world. International chapters sponsor programs and events to bring Bobcats together for social gathering, cultural events and fundraising opportunities that support OHIO student scholarships and alumni chapter activities.  

Stay Connected with OHIO!

Ohio University has more than 1,800 international students from around the world enrolled and actively participating in various curricular and co-curricular programs. Please keep us updated on your most recent contact information. To update your information, please click here

For more information, contact:
Kelli Kotowski
Director of International Alumni Relations
McGuffey Hall 201
1 Ohio University
Athens, Ohio 45701
T: 740.597.1819
F: 740.593.1432

 International Featured Story

To celebrate International Education Week, Ohio University will feature more than 60 events throughout the week. The events are in conjunction with the Center for International Studies’ 50th anniversary and are separated into days based on each master’s program the Center offers. Highlights include the International Dinner, Tiempo Libre! Concert, film screenings, and panels. The keynote speaker is Dr. Izzeldin Abuelaish, whose presentation will be streamed live on November 19th at 7:30. Read More

The College of Health Sciences and Professions will provide an authentic Thanksgiving meal to its international students and their families. This is the third time the college has hosted this event. Read More

Ohio University’s International Education Week concluded by recognizing three members of the OHIO community for their excellence in global engagement. Awards were given to Amritjit Singh, an OHIO Langston Hughes professor of English and African American Studies; Gerard Krzix, director of the Ohio Program of Intensive English; and David Andrew Strobel, an Ohio University alumnus who is currently working with earthquake response teams in Chile. Read More

Najmiddin Yaakob, a chemical engineering doctoral candidate, was awarded the 2014 Perdana Scholar Award from the Embassy of Malaysia and Education Malaysia U.S.A. The award recognizes excellent Malaysian students who are studying in the US. Read More

More than 300 attendees experienced a variety of activities, performances, and, of course, food at the International Student Union’s annual International Dinner. ISU’s 30 organizations prepared 18 dishes from various regions of the world. The dinner brought both the American and international communities together to celebrate the beginning of International Education Week. Read More