Fall 2019 OPIE Zone Newsletter: Week 10

Welcome to week 10 of the OPIE Zone.

International Conversation Hour for weeks 10 and 11 will be 6:00-7:00 p.m.in Jefferson Hall room 160.

OPIE Shopping Trip

  • Saturday, Nov. 2nd from 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM
  • We will be going to Easton Town Center in Columbus.
  • Free bus leaves Gordy Hall at 9:00 am and returns to Athens at about 5:30 pm.
  • Sign up in Gordy 155 soon!


 You are you invited to participate in a writing contest.


  • 1stPrize:Ohio University sweatshirt.
  • 1st, 2ndand 3rdPrize:The best 3 essays will appear in the OPIE Zone.


  • Category 1: Submit a paragraph on any topic that you wrote in your OPIE class.
  • Category 2: Submit an essay on any topic that you wrote in your OPIE class.


Your essay will be evaluated on the basis of:

  • Originality of ideas
  • Organization of thoughts
  • Use of academic vocabulary
  • Accurate use of grammar
  • Appropriate transitional devices
  • Appropriate verb tenses
  • Appropriate punctuation

Submission Guidelines

Submit your essay to Cecily: longc1@ohio.edu or turn in your essay to Ms. Kim Young in Gordy Hall, 155.

Contest Deadline

All paragraphs or essays must be submitted by Friday, November 8th.



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