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IEW Events on the Regional Campuses

Each year, Ohio University's Regional Campuses celebrate International Education Week with a wide range of events. The events for the 2019 celebration will be posted here during the fall semester.

Here are some of the activities held on the Lancaster and Zanesville campuses during the 2018 International Education Week.

Ohio University Lancaster Events

Title of Event: Diversity in Comics Roundtable

Date of Event: Thursday, November 21

Time of Event: 4-5 p.m.

Location: Wilkes Gallery, Ohio University Lancaster, 1520 Granville Pike, Lancaster, Ohio

Sponsor:

  • Ohio University Lancaster Diversity Committee
  • Ohio University Lancaster Special Events Committee
  • Ohio University Lancaster Comics Club

Description: Artists and scholar gather in the OU Lancaster Wilkes Gallery to discuss the topic of diversity in comics, with topics including Latinx comics, LGBTQ+ comics, African Americans in comics, representations, and diversity.

Panels:  

  • Laura Fernandez, OSU
  • Shae Beagle, artist on comics series Moonstruck
  • Victor Dandridge, Vantage: Inhouse Productions
  • Nicole Pizarro, OSU
  • Peyton Del Toro, OSU

Intended audience: All Ohio University Students and General Public

Contact: Matt Wanat

Phone number: 740-891-3964

Emailwanat@ohio.edu

 

Ohio University Zanesville Events

IEW Events at Zanesville

 

Ohio University Southern Events

International Education Week

International Education Week (IEW) is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs' efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn and exchange experiences in the United States. 

DATE/TIME: November 18-22, 2019

CONTACT: Robert Pleasant, Associate Director—pleasanr@ohio.edu, 750-533-4608 or Raegan Williams, Undergraduate Assistant—rw858816@ohio.edu, 740-533-4600

 

TOPIC: I AM…Speaker Series (IEW)

Dr. Yehong Shao was born and grew up in China. She came to America to study in 2002. After getting her Ph.D. from West Virginia University in 2005, she began teaching at Ohio University Southern. She will share her stories about the cultural differences and difficulties during her 17 years of living in the United States of America.

DATE/TIME: Tuesday, November 19, 2019, 12:00pm-1:00pm

LOCATION: Student Resource Commons Success Center—Collins Building

CONTACT: Robert Pleasant, Associate Director- pleasanr@ohio.edu, 740-533-4608

 

TOPIC: Spanish Language in the Workplace, Part II (IEW)

Spanish is the second-most spoken language in the United States and the dominant language in many neighboring countries. Many employers are searching for individuals who are bilingual and can speak Spanish fluently. We invite you to join Eric Brown, OUS Career Coach in a discussion on language, culture and the workforce.

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 2:00pm-3:00pm

LOCATION: Student Resource Commons Success Center—Collins Building

CONTACT: Robert Pleasant, Associate Director- pleasanr@ohio.edu, 740-533-4608

 

TOPIC: Ashlie’s Big Adventure: My Journey to Vietnam and Thailand (IEW)

On May 10, 2019, Ashlie Bailey had the opportunity of a lifetime. A 10 day trip to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam and Chiang Mia, Thailand with 14 other faculty and staff members from Ohio University. Join us in sharing how her trip turned into an adventure and a journey of inspiring herself and hopefully others to see beyond our “safe walls.”

DATE/TIME: Wednesday, November 20, 2019, 4:00pm-5:00pm

LOCATION: Student Resource Commons Success Center—Collins Building

CONTACT: Robert Pleasant, Associate Director- pleasanr@ohio.edu, 740-533-4608

 

TOPIC: Visualizing Latin America through Literature (IEW)

Join us in the Student Resource Commons for readings and discussions of the works of some of Latin America's most celebrated authors.

DATE/TIME: Thursday, November 21, 2019, 11:00am-1:00pm

LOCATION: Student Resource Commons Success Center—Collins Building

CONTACT: Tim Mollett, Associate Lecturer- mollett@ohio.edu, 740-547-3789