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Tickets on sale for 'Orange is the New Black' author's visit to BGSU

Tickets on sale for 'Orange is the New Black' author's visit to BGSU

Piper Kerman, best-selling author of “Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison,” will visit Bowling Green State University on Tuesday, Nov. 1, to discuss her book and life story. Tickets for the event are $30 for dinner and $100 for the VIP event and dinner. More Information and Tickets

Spirit of Innovation to come alive at the new collab lab

Spirit of Innovation to come alive at the new collab lab

The new Collab Lab will be a hands-on, creative space for BGSU students, faculty, staff and community members to engage in collaborative work. Its goal will be to support teams of innovators working together to conceive, create, develop and refine new products and services that leverage the unique talents inherent to the University community. Read More

STATE OF THE UNIVERSITY 2016

STATE OF THE UNIVERSITY 2016

BGSU President Mary Ellen Mazey shares the University's recent accomplishments and presents goals and strategies for the coming academic year. View Now

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Grant to boost youth’s engagement in research

Grant to boost youth’s engagement in research

The Northwest Ohio Center for Excellence in STEM Education is one of three organizations nationwide to receive funding from the Army Educational Outreach Program. The $50,000 grant will help NWO increase the number of underrepresented students participating in the Ohio Junior Science and Humanities Symposium.
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'All My Lonely Ones’ opens Spotlight on the Arts

'All My Lonely Ones’ opens Spotlight on the Arts

Creative Writing faculty member Dr. Wendell Mayo will speak at BGSU’s Spotlight on the Arts event Sept. 1. His presentation, titled “All My Lonely Ones: The Short Fiction of Wendell Mayo,” will begin at 7:30 p.m. in the Thomas B. and Kathleen M. Donnell Theatre at The Wolfe Center for the Arts.
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Important Information About Buying BGSU Textbooks

Important Information About Buying BGSU Textbooks

Buying textbooks is now done exclusively online using the BGSU Choose price comparison service.  Just open your class schedule in MyBGSU and click on the yellow Book List link. For more info visit BGSU.edu/FalconOutfitters

University Freshman Academic Scholarship Calculator

University Freshman Academic Scholarship Calculator

Incoming fall freshmen may be eligible for scholarships ranging from $1,000 to $8,000. The scholarship amount awarded is based on cumulative GPA and ACT or SAT test scores.  Calculate my scholarship

Join us for Falcon Family Weekend September 16-18th!

Join us for Falcon Family Weekend September 16-18th!

Falcon Family Weekend is an annual tradition on BGSUs campus-the goal is to bring parents and families to the campus to reconnect with their students and see what life is like as a Falcon. We value your support of our University community and hope to see you during Falcon Family Weekend! Read More

 

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Countdown to Homecoming 2016!

Join Falcon alumni and current students for Homecoming Sept. 30-Oct. 2 – three great days of class reunions, festivities, Falcon Football vs. Eastern Michigan and the 50th anniversary of Doyt Perry Stadium. Experience the inspiring changes to campus and ongoing BGSU traditions that make us “Once a Falcon, Always a Falcon!”

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Undergraduate Programs

Thursday, September 1

Descriptions below

11:00 a.m. - 3;00 p.m.
Campus Fest Union Oval
12:15 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Cheap Skate BGSU Ice Arena
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
University Libraries Fall Welcome Event Jerome Library
2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Resume Rookie 314 Bowen-Thompson Student Union
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Pre-Professional Programs Open House 292 Hayes Hall PPP Resource Room
5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Big Gay Welcome Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Lenhart Grand Ballroom
7:00 p.m.
BGSU Women's Soccer vs. Detroit
Cochrane Field
7:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.
h2O Groups See h2ochurch.com for the location nearest you
7:00 p.m. - 9:30 p.m. Multicultural Talent Showcase 101 Olscamp
9:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
CRU Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Lenhart Grand Ballroom
Aug. 22 - Sept. 4   Free Round of Golf at Forrest Creason Forrest Creason Golf Course

Campus Fest

11:00 a.m. - 3;00 p.m., Union Oval

Looking to get involved or just get some free swag and meet people? Come to Campus Fest, an annual all-campus event with over 300 student organizations, departments, colleges, and businesses represented! Find out how to get involved and what organizations are active on our campus and in our community. Fellow Falcons, fun-filled activities, and great giveaways make Campus Fest a must-see destination. See you there!

Cheap Skate

12:15 p.m.-1:15 pm, BGSU Ice Arena

With valid BGSU ID, come skate for free at the Ice Arena. Beginner through advanced skaters are encouraged to give skating a try. Rental skates will be provided. Sponsored by Athletics.

University Libraries Fall Welcome Event

2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., Jerome Library

The Library and Learning Commons would like to invite all students to join us at the main entrance of the Wm. T. Jerome Library for our annual Fall Welcome Event on Thursday, September 1 from 2-4pm. Students can enjoy some sweet treats from the Library and the Learning Commons as well as take part in a mini scavenger hunt inside the building and will be eligible for some awesome falcon prizes.

Resume Rookie

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m., 314 Bowen-Thompson Student Union

Are you considering part-time employment while attending BGSU? You’ll impress employers if you have a resume that reflects the transferable skills and experience you’ve gained so far. No formal work experience? No problem! At this workshop you can begin to create your first resume or give your high school resume a BGSU makeover. Sponsored by Student Employment Services.

Pre-Professional Programs Open House

3:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m., 292 Hayes Hall PPP Resource Room

Did you miss the Get with the Program event? Stop in at the PPP Open House to meet the staff and get acquainted with our resources and opportunities for the Pre-Med, Pre-Vet, Pre-Dent, Pre-Pharm, Pre-PA, Pre-OT , Pre-PT and Pre-Law populations.

Big Gay Welcome

5:00 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Lenhart Grand Ballroom

The Big Gay Welcome is a fun and energetic Fall Welcome Program. This program highlights facets of LGBT social culture through drag king and queen performances and by showcasing the talents and community of LGBT and other underrepresented students. The Big Gay Welcome features mostly student acts and is hosted by leaders in the LGBT community on campus.

BGSU Women's Soccer vs. Detroit 

7:00 p.m., Cochrane Field

Admission FREE to all home soccer matches.

h2O Groups

7:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m., see h2ochurch.com for the location nearest you

Groups are a gathering of college students who meet weekly for a meal and a conversation about life with God. We hope you will join us!

Multicultural Talent Showcase

7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m., 101 Olscamp

Come watch and enjoy your fellow classmates as they display a wide variety of talent! The event is free and open to everyone! Sponsored by  Multicultural Affairs and New Student Orientation.

CRU

9:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. – Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Lenhart Grand Ballroom

Meet new friends, win some prizes, and come hear some challenging thoughts on anything from faith, God, spirituality — to — roommate relationships, dating, culture, and current events. Check out the BGSU CRU website for more info and for any questions (bgsucru.com)!

Free Round of Golf at Forrest Creason

August 22-September 4, Tee Time Required, Forrest Creason Golf Course

Give golf a swing! Forrest Creason Golf Course, on the BGSU Campus, is offering a free round of golf for every freshman, and a free cart rental to returning students. No clubs, no problem, rentals are available. Call 419-372-2674 for tee times and enjoy a round on us!

12:15 p.m.-1:15 pm
Cheap Skate BGSU Ice Arena
6:30 p.m. Friday Night Lights Meet outside of room 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union
6:00 p.m. - 8:00p.m. Barefoot Olympics
Carillon Park, by the Business Administration and Education buildings
7:00 p.m.
Men's Soccer vs. Marshall Cochrane Field
7:00p.m. Volleyball vs. Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne Stroh Center
Aug. 22-Sept. 4 Free Round of Golf at Forrest Creason Forrest Creason Golf Course

Cheap Skate

12:15 p.m.-1:15 pm, BGSU Ice Arena

With valid BGSU ID, come skate for free at the Ice Arena. Beginner through advanced skaters are encouraged to give skating a try. Rental skates will be provided. Sponsored by Athletics.

Barefoot Olympics

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Carillon Park, by the Business Administration and Education buildings

Kick your shoes off and have some fun! Join TOMS Campus Club for all the games you love with a fun twist! Grab a buddy and compete in our relay races in order to win some fun prizes, or join in a game of kickball, corn hole, or grab a snack and make some new friends! Don't forget to ask how you can get involved in community service at BGSU!

Friday Night Lights

6:30 p.m., meet outside of room 206 Bowen-Thompson Student Union

Join the student-led initiative to reduce energy use at BGSU tonight and every Friday night at 6:30pm and turn off lights in academic buildings with your friends or make new friends in the process! Volunteers will split into groups of 4-6 students. Each group is assigned one to two buildings to visit and turn off lights. The groups record the lights they turn off and the savings are calculated! Community service hour verification available!

Volleyball vs. Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne

7:00 p.m., Stroh Center

Admission FREE to all home volleyball games.

Men's Soccer vs. Marshall

7:00 p.m., Cochrane Field

Admission FREE to all home soccer matches.

Free Round of Golf at Forrest Creason

August 22-September 4, Tee Time Required, Forrest Creason Golf Course

Give golf a swing! Forrest Creason Golf Course, on the BGSU Campus, is offering a free round of golf for every freshman, and a free cart rental to returning students. No clubs, no problem, rentals are available. Call 419-372-2674 for tee times and enjoy a round on us!

Free Round of Golf at Forrest Creason

August 22-September 4, Tee Time Required, Forrest Creason Golf Course

Give golf a swing! Forrest Creason Golf Course, on the BGSU Campus, is offering a free round of golf for every freshman, and a free cart rental to returning students. No clubs, no problem, rentals are available. Call 419.372.2674 for tee times and enjoy a round on us!

BGSU - OSU Watch Party

Noon Theatre/Bowen-Thompson Student Union

Sponsored by the Falcon Fanatics and Athletics

Volleyball vs. Northern Kentucky

5:00 p.m., Stroh Center

Admission FREE to all home volleyball games.