Each year we hold athlete exchanges with some of Columbus’ international sister cities that also have a marathon or half marathon. The longest such exchange has been with Dresden, Germany – this is our sixth-year anniversary! Are you an athlete who would like to apply to be a Columbus Marathon Ambassador at the Dresden Marathon[…]
Educators from Hefei, China Sister City Drop Into GCSCI Office August 19, 2016 GCSCI had the opportunity to meet with 10 student affairs professionals from our Sister City Hefei, China today and share our unique experiences working with higher education. We were very excited to open a dialogue about our approaches to student needs and[…]
Stop by Land Grant Brewing and join Greater Columbus Sister Cities International to celebrate our 2016 Marathon Exchange Ambassadors. 20 percent of all sales will go to the Marathon Exchange and will help cover costs for the runners. Land Grant Brewery is home to a beautiful tap room just west of downtown Columbus.
Columbus International Program‘s Executive Director Mark Poeppelmen and Chinese Business Development Coordinator, Jiyu Jia took a trip to China in the beginning of October. Their stops included our sister city of Hefei and our sister state of Hubei. While in Hefei, Mark and Jiyu met with our counterpart Becky Liu and Shen Yekui, the Vice[…]
Originally posted in the Columbus Dispatch: Could Tokyo or Mumbai join the list of destinations from Port Columbus? It’s not likely to happen within the next year, but securing a direct flight to Asia seems increasingly likely with the growth in travel between central Ohio and countries such as India, Japan and China. “Service is[…]
Greater Columbus Sister Cities International holds athlete exchanges each year with our sister cities that also host a marathon or half marathon. This year, we are excited to continue our exchange program with Hefei, China, Curitiba, Brazil and for the fifth year, Dresden, Germany! Three local athletes stand a chance of representing Columbus at the[…]