Bennett kicks off International Education Week

By: Jackie Runion  /   Category: Campus / Recent News   /   No Comments
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13
Nov
2013

Highlighting the crucial importance of intercultural competency in education, a distinguished speaker captivating a packed Baker Ballroom Tuesday evening as Ohio University’s first official celebration of International Education Week began.

Janet Bennett, the executive director of the Intercultural Communication Institute, a Portland, Ore.-based nonprofit with the mission.

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08
Nov
2013

Incumbent city council members gathered at Jackie O’s with friends and family Tuesday evening to wait for, and later celebrate, their reelection in the Athens County General Election.

Steve Patterson accumulated the highest number of votes at 988, while Christine Knisely and Jennifer Cochran won their seats with 980 and 925 respectively..

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Success of deputy presence in schools unsure

By: RYAN POWERS  /   Category: City / Recent News   /   No Comments
06
Nov
2013

It has been over a week since Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly announced his plan to have deputies randomly appear in Athens County schools. In light of criticisms from an Ohio University professor, The New Political decided to check on the program's progress.

Lisa Harrison, an OU middle childhood education professor, voiced several.

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Kelly to increase deputy presence in schools

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29
Oct
2013

Athens County police officers are commencing with a newly announced plan to establish a presence in Athens County elementary, middle and high schools.

Athens County Sheriff Patrick Kelly explained that he has been pushing for resource officers to be placed in these schools, but the lack of funding prevents it.

“We've.

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27
Oct
2013

Halloween weekend—a sea of ketchup bottles, Miley Cyrus look-a-likes and Breaking Bad super fans drunkenly parading down Court Street—also plays a role in the normally-subtle racism that occurs on a college campus becoming completely blatant in the form of ethnic and racial stereotype costumes. It’s an occurrence that an Ohio University student organization.

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23
Oct
2013

Ohio University Student Senate heard pleas from multiple sources to recognize its mistakes and become the well-esteemed body that students want.

Emily Harper, a fifth year senior, Joel Newby, the president of Graduate Student Senate and Tyler Daniels, senator-at-large, all made their case to address the behavior of senators and executives alike.

Daniels.

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