International Alumni & Friends
Welcome, international alumni and friends of Ohio University! The Ohio University Alumni Association is pleased with your visit to this website. This site will continue to be developed and offer new details for international collaboration and outreach.
Stay connected with OHIO alumni worldwide!
The Ohio University Alumni Association has international alumni chapters in several geographical 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 over 1,800 international students from around the world enrolled and actively participating in various curricular and co-curricular programs. This year, Ohio University is celebrating the highlights of international education during our inaugural international education week. There are much more global OHIO news that we would like to share with you. Please keep us updated on your most recent contact information. To update your information, please click here.
As part of the Division of University Advancement, the Office of International Relations for Development (IRD) works in support of alumni engagement efforts for global university initiatives across the Ohio University campus.
For more information, contact:
Executive Director, Gift Planning & Principal Gifts
McGuffey Hall 201
1 Ohio University
Athens, Ohio 45701
Ohio University’s first foreign-exchange student to post-World War II Germany: Frederick Schwartzman, 1954/1955. Born in 1934 in New York City, Frederick Schwartzman is a 1956 graduate of Ohio University’s College of Arts & Sciences. In 1954, just nine years after VE Day marking the end of the war in Europe, he became OHIO’s first post-World War II foreign exchange student to Germany, attending the Westfälische-Wilhelms University in Münster during his junior year. He later earned his juris doctorate in 1959 from the Law School of the University of Virginia. Read More