Lieutenant Colonel (LTC) Crockett Oaks III is currently serving as the Deputy Chief of the Office of Defense Cooperation in Kyiv, Ukraine. LTC Oaks has served in the United States Army Reserve for approximately 28 years in various positions, with increasing supervisory responsibilities. Prior to arriving in Kyiv this summer, LTC Oaks resided in Houston, Texas. His primary expertise
In addition to his military career, LTC Oaks has served as the head of security for a major petrochemical company, a Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, a Police Officer in the U.S. and a former collegiate athlete. He earned a master’s degree in criminal justice administration and a master’s degree in business administration. LTC Oaks has served as a facilitator of international conferences and guest lecturer at universities; he is a certified military instructor.
Please remember to bring your passport or driver's license to enter America House!
Zsuzsa Papp, Student Recruitment Officer at Central European University has a few tips for you on how to compile a competitive application package in order to give you an edge with your university application and assist you with your scholarship application.
Картини Андрія Барановського, ветерана АТО та активного учасника подій Революції гідності, є емоційною рефлексією на буремні події останніх років. Андрій Барановський – захисник Батьківщини, але його покликання і професійна діяльність – це мистецтво. Проект присвячений мужності українців, і незважаючи на трагізм сучасних подій, завжди залишається надія.
This week we will further our work with sentence variety: Behold the mighty adjective clause!
So do you have rhythmn? This week's speech club is all about rhyme and rhythmn in English. We play with limericks, speaking pace, tongue twisters and more.
Come to America House and chat with Major Michelle C. O’Brien-Gietka, who is United States Air Force Officer and the Security Assistance Officer at the U.S. Office of Defense Cooperation in Kyiv, Ukraine.
Are you just beginning to learn English? Did you study English when you were young, but haven't practiced in many years? Do you sometimes feel lost when everyone around you is using English? If so, then we have a new course designed just for you.
As a lawyer investigates the murder of a colleague, he finds himself more connected to the crime than anyone else.
Our celebration of female authors rolls on this week with the boldest most ahead-of-her time literary feminist of them all, Kate Chopin. Join us for a close reading and invigorating discussion of two of her best known short works, ‘The Storm’ and ‘The Story of an Hour’.
'Beyond Measure' follows a new vanguard of educators across the country who are pioneering a fresh vision for American schools. Pulling from expert research in education, child development, and cognitive and neuroscience, these leaders are creating a new type of classroom.
The group Ukrainian-American project through art explores contemporary life in the USA and Ukraine and reveals common points of both societies, which at first glance, seem entirely different. The main goal of the project is to build a cultural bridge between the two countries through a variety of artistic practices.