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Cultural and program events and other news

  • The Russian program and club will host the Ohio (college) olympiada of spoken Russian on 22 February 2014. As in February 2013, students will compete in a fun atmosphere. Ohio students of Russian and faculty members are invited. Please contact Irina Stakhanova.
  • U.S. federal departments list languages vital to the country's interests. 
  • U.S. Air Force ROTC scholarships are available to students in the Russian Language major program. Air Force ROTC students taking certain language courses (including German, Russian, Chinese and Japanese) may be eligible for a bonus stipend, even if it is not their major of study. Members of the military may be entitled to additional benefits once on active duty for certain levels of proficiency in various languages. Contact the BGSU AFROTC office for more information.

AYA Austria Alumni Newsletter

Recent events:

  • Oktoberfest 2013 on 24 October drew a large crowd to the B-T Student Union's ballroom for a dance and cultural program.
  • The International Film Series concluded on 14 November. Please visit in early 2014 for the spring schedule. 
  • German-American Day program was observed at the Wood County Historical Museum Wednesday, 2 October.
  • The 40th Japanese-American business meeting (Nakama) took place at the Toledo Museum of Art on Thursday, 21 November. For information on the future meetings, please contact Akiko Jones
  • The afternoon of 7 April, at 2 P.M. alumnus Steve Harris (member of Austria Alumni Board)- presented his new Civil War novel, Faded Lines of Gray, at Grounds for Thought coffee house in Bowling Green.
  • Complete your B.A. in German and an M.A. with only one additional year of study! View the requirements