Student success: BGSU Russian Program hosts Ohio Olympiada of Spoken Russian

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BGSU students scored high in a statewide Russian competition hosted by the University on Feb. 25, in the Bowen Thompson-Student Union. Seventy participants from Ohio universities and colleges and Wayne State University took part. This is the third time BGSU has hosted the event since its inception in 2010.

BGSU students took first and second place on the second-year level, third place on the third-year level, and second place in the heritage speakers competition. Irina Stakhanova, Russian, organized the event, which is sponsored by Ohio State University’s Center for Slavic and East European Studies.