Meg Bailey, ’19 BSEd physical education, faced two choices as she graduated from secondary school in Merewether, Australia: Go to college to concentrate on academics or pursue a professional swimming career.
Jim Diebley, ’90 BS technology education, grew up in the small town of Shelby, Ohio. It was, at the time, almost exclusively white, and traveling, to him, meant crossing the border into Michigan.
Wlla Emad Mahmoud Obeidat, ’20 PhD hospitality management, graduated at the top of her class when she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Jordan.
Growing up in Kenya, Theodoto Wafula Ressa, ’10 MA special education, ’16 PhD teacher education, learned to make education a priority, not just for himself, but for others, too.
Firman and Oja Parlindungan found Ohio State to be a good choice, both for his doctoral degree and the birth of their daughter, Inaya.
“Ohio State is one of the best universities to train at while also getting your degree,” said Aina Cid Centelles, ’17 BSEd, from Amposta, Spain, and a Tokyo Olympic qualifier.