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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
Executive Director, Gift Planning & Principal Gifts
McGuffey Hall 201
1 Ohio University
Athens, Ohio 45701
T: 740.597.1819
F: 740.593.1432

 International Featured Story

Norico Wada, a 1999 graduate of the Honors Tutorial College. Ohio University alumna Norico Wada has just been named one of the “Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Global TV” by The Hollywood Reporter magazine. Wada graduated from Ohio University’s Honors Tutorial College in 1999 and quickly became a powerhouse in Japanese media. She has worked for Tokyo Broadcasting System (TBC) Inc. since 1986 and produced sports broadcasts, children’s shows, and television dramas. She also created a variety of “cross-media” projects, such as mobile apps and educational games. Wada’s father, Dr. Tomoyasu Tanaka, was a professor of Physics at Ohio University and helped to create the exchange program with Chubu University. Wada is currently the International Business Innovation Producer for TBS and co-producer of the hit TV show Find the Wasabi!, which challenges non-Japanese stars on their knowledge of Japanese culture. Read More

Teams representing China, Korea, and the United States faced off against each other in a two-day long League of Legends tournament, hosted by the Chinese Culture Exchange Association. The game pits multiplayer teams against each other in battles that may last as long as an hour and a half. 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

No matter if they were born in Spain, Mexico, Puerto Rico, or the United States, members of the Hispanic community come together to celebrate their heritage. Read More

While past, present, and future Bobcats came together for Homecoming, another side of Athens made some noise. The Fifth World Music and Dance Concert showcased a "melting pot" of performances from all over the globe. Read More