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ONU Students Studying in Cuba

Apr 14, 2009

Eight Ohio Northern University students are participating in an environmental management program at the University of Havana in Cuba.

Dr. Terry Maris, professor of management at ONU, accompanied the students and acts as the resident director of the program, which began March 7 and continues until May 17.
Eight Ohio Northern University students are participating in an environmental management program at the University of Havana in Cuba.

Dr. Terry Maris, professor of management at ONU, accompanied the students and acts as the resident director of the program, which began March 7 and continues until May 17.

Authorized under the authority of the United States Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control, the program includes a comprehensive study of the interaction of business enterprises, government agencies and communities in the management of the environment. The students will also examine corporate policy, strategy and culture in the development of an environmental management plan. Their courses include orientation, Spanish, scientific diving, marine ecology and Cuba: history, politics and society. While in Cuba, they will have an opportunity to learn more about the island, its people and its natural environment.

Participating students are Aaron Campbell, a senior in biology from Elida, Ohio; Lauren Colby, a sophomore in history from Toledo, Ohio; Sabrina Dowd, a senior in psychology from Mount Juliet, Tenn.; Sarah Engelberth, a sophomore in forensic biology from Fort Wayne, Ind.; Danielle Humphrey, a junior in international business and economics from Lodi, Ohio; Kory Manley, a senior in biology from East Liverpool, Ohio; Benjamin Smith, a sophomore in sport management from Ada, Ohio; and Thomas Twomey, a sophomore in pharmaceutical business from Marietta, Ga.

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