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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

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

Throughout November, the Multicultural Center is hosting an exhibit on religious tolerance in the Sultanate of Oman. In addition to promoting tolerance, the exhibit also helps to introduce the university to the 65+ Omani students who attend OHIO and dispel stereotypes about culture in the Middle East. Read More

The 28th annual Indo-American Friendship Day dinner cemented relations between the domestic and international populations of Athens. Amid performances by a Bharatanatyam dancer, John Lennon tribute, and children’s dance group, the Friends of India raised $5,000 to donate to the Amesville Elementary School library. Read More

The Indian Student Association hosted Diwali, the Hindu festival of lights. The event featured two hours of performances, home-cooked food, and over 300 people of many nationalities coming together to celebrate. Read More