Tag Archives: Ohio

First Lady Celebrates 2015 Oberlin College Graduates

Oberlin, Ohio.  This afternoon, First Lady Michelle Obama addressed the Class of 2015 at Oberlin College in Ohio. First Lady Michelle Obama is presented an honor sash during Oberlin College commencement ceremony in Oberlin, Ohio May 25, 2015. Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon. The First Lady addressed the graduating Oberlin College class because […]

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On Leadership, College Awards, Cooperates with Foundation

With Ryan D. Turnewitsch 1972: walking up the hill to Marietta Junior High School in Ohio, I never imagined I would one day be working in developing nations around the world – or cooperating with Marietta College to develop the leadership needed to do so. The author receiving Marietta College’s prestigious McDonough Award for Excellence in […]

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The Battle for Civil Rights Continues in America

I grew up in China where racism has never been a social issue due to the lack of racial diversity, so learning what really happened here in America is not just eye opening; it changes how I see this country in a lot of ways.

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USNWR: Marietta College Selected for Best Colleges in Midwest

New York, N.Y.  In its annual survey, U.S. News & World Report has once again selected Marietta College as one of the Best Colleges in the Midwest. In the 2012 edition of Best Colleges, Marietta is ranked No. 5 among the top regional colleges and universities in the Midwest. The publication has ranked Marietta among […]

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Brooklyn Steppers March Forward, Giving to Community, Gaining in Process

Brooklyn, N.Y.  In high school I had been manager of our marching band in Ohio. It was a grueling task, but rewarding to see my friends play and march so well. The program took much space and resources, and I was surprised last year to discover that there was a marching band in Bedford-Stuyvesant in […]

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U.N. Blue Helmets from Sri Lanka Come to Our Assistance in Haiti

Leogane, Haiti.  Another early day here in Leogane, Haiti — epicenter of the earthquake — for our international NGO post-disaster relief team.  I brief the team over breakfast at 7am and by 8am we are at the U.N. Coordinating Committee compound to continue our introduction to them. Known as “OCHA,” this U.N. branch is connecting the […]

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Eyewitness: Growing Up Internationally – in Ohio

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New York, N.Y.  I grew up internationally – in Ohio.  I was born in the last few months of the 1950’s and although I grew up in the United States, my perspective has always been international. My earliest education was in France where I attended kindergarten the year my father was on sabbatical, teaching at […]

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Column: Thought Leaders & Global Citizens with Jim Luce

Jim Luce has written on a wide breadth of issues in Huffington Post, New York Times, Daily Kos and BBC.  His stories are categorized below: Afghanistan Africa Animal Rescue Art Brooklyn Cambodia & Cambodian-Americans Children China Connectivity Corporate America & CSR Education Extremism Film France & French-Americans Gay & Lesbian Issues Germany Greece & Greek-Americans Haiti […]

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