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Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017

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  1. Greek blood drive today
  2. Soups for Hope served today
  3. Don't miss your chance to see 'Penelopiad'
  4. BGSU: Africana Studies Student Research Conference
  5. Pancake breakfast
  6. Race & Gender in International Teaching
  7. A La Comunidad BGSU food fundraiser
  8. Fundraiser for refugees
  9. Women of Distinction Awards ceremony March 1
  10. Ohio Supercomputer Center to host SUG Conference
  11. Volunteers needed for Ohio History Day on March 18
  12. Phi Mu Alpha presents: Greek Idol

Students

  1. OUT(?) Falcons Support Group
  2. BG College Democrats meeting
  3. College Republicans meeting tonight
  4. Evans Home Loans workshop
  5. Catholic Falcon Night: Please Understand Me
  6. K.I.N.G.S. kickback
  7. Movie night: 'Before the Flood'
  8. Mask making at Arts Village
  9. FANDOM screening tonight
  10. Exceptional Intellectual Ladies
  11. Learn about marijuana
  12. Apply to be a member of SICSIC
  13. Breakfast for dinner Shabbat
  14. Want to become a radio DJ?
  15. Undergraduate scholarship opportunity
  16. Activism from Where You Are | Keynote event
  17. Participate in the FMSC 22 Cents Carnival
  18. Summer Splash - save the date
  19. Geography - International Honor Society
  20. Adult participants needed for research study
  21. Writers wanted!

Faculty/Staff

  1. How to complete SAAC reports
  2. ASC seeking silent auction items
Campus Update Archive

1. Greek blood drive today

Delta Zeta and Omega Phi Alpha are teaming up to sponsor the American Red Cross Greek Blood Drive. Today is the final day of the drive, and we encourage all of you to stop by 101 Olscamp from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. to donate blood and save lives. Make an appointment.

We will give away T-shirts and raffle off a free large, one-item pizza from Pizza Hut. And to overcome the winter blood shortage, the American Red Cross has teamed up with Amazon to send all presenting donors a $5 Amazon.com gift card claim code.

Save time at the blood drive by using RapidPass. On the day of the drive, log on to the Red Cross to read the required material and answer all the health history questions in advance. Print out the verification form or send it to your e-mail where you can access it with a smartphone. A verification form is needed to show at the drive.

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2. Soups for Hope served today

The Student Nutrition Association is putting on its annual Soups for Hope from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. today in the Health and Human Services lobby.

A variety of soups and muffins will be provided for a donation. All donations will go to the Cocoon Shelter to raise money to support survivors of domestic and sexual violence. So, come and get some lunch for a donation.

For more information, please contact lyndsmg@bgsu.edu.

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3. Don't miss your chance to see 'Penelopiad'

This weekend is the final weekend of performances for "Penelopiad," so get your tickets today and see the show that has been called "half-Dorothy Parker, half-Desperate Housewives" by The Independent (UK).

Tickets can be purchased online or visit the box office in the Wolfe Center. Remaining performance dates are today, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. There also will be a performance at 2 p.m. Saturday in the Eva Marie Saint Theatre in the Wolfe Center for the Arts.

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4. BGSU: Africana Studies Student Research Conference

The Africana Studies Program at BGSU is proud to announce the 19th Annual Student Research Conference: "Emerging Perspectives in Africana Studies" on Friday at 101 Olscamp Hall.

"Emerging Perspectives in Africana Studies" encompasses a wide range of topics spanning time and place, from current and historic political events, to artistic and cultural developments, and environmental change.

9 a.m.: Panel 1 — History & Politics
10 a.m.: Panel 2 — Media & Identity
12 p.m.: Keynote luncheon
1:30 p.m.: Panel 3 — Art & Culture I
3 p.m.: Panel 4 — Art & Culture II

This conference is free and open to the public.

Click here for more details.

If you have any questions regarding the conference, please contact Rebecca L. Skinner Green at rlgreen@bgsu.edu.

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5. Pancake breakfast

Are you hungry? Do you like pancakes? Do you want to support future Army officers? Come to the VFW post 1148 on South Main Street in downtown Bowling Green to support Pershing Rifles Company I-1 compete at its National Convention. We are a military oriented, honorary fraternity whose focus is on drill and ceremony. We will accept donations in exchange for a great breakfast from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday Hope to see you there.

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6. Race & Gender in International Teaching

Teachers without Borders: Exploring Issues of Race & Gender in International Teaching from 1 to 2 p.m. Monday, Feb. 27, at 107 Hanna Hall.

Join the Peace Corps Coverdell Program and the Women’s Center in celebrating Peace Corps Week. This event will include a panel of BGSU students who discuss their personal teaching experiences both abroad and in the United States, how their identified race and gender affected their teaching journeys and the politics of teaching in the context of another culture. There will be a Q&A session after the panel.

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7. A La Comunidad BGSU food fundraiser

Support La Comunidad BGSU from 5 p.m. to close Monday, Feb. 27, at Guajillos restaurant (located next to the Dairy Queen off Wooster Street).

Bring our flyer, which will be located on La Comunidad BGSU's Facebook page and an empty stomach.

We can't wait to see you there and hope you come out and support us as we continue to raise funds for our trip to Cuba.

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8. Fundraiser for refugees

Please attend a pancake supper from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 28, at First Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green, 126 S. Church St., to help raise money for refugees.

This pancake supper will benefit refugees in camps and those awaiting emigration with food and heating fuel. $50 buys a basket filled with food and other essential supplies. $60 will buy enough heating fuel for a Syrian refugee to last nearly the whole winter.

No defined cost for the meal, but donations will gladly be accepted.

Please share this event with your friends and family. For more information, please contact Lisa LaPoint at soprano43402@yahoo.com.

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9. Women of Distinction Awards ceremony March 1

The Women of Distinction Award honors outstanding women within the Bowling Green State University community who have had a meaningful positive impact on other women. Six finalists will be chosen and will consist of undergraduate/graduate students, staff members, faculty members or BGSU employees. At the ceremony, a panel discussion will be held, allowing the finalists to share their advice, inspiration and experience.

Kick off Women's History Month by supporting BGSU women Wednesday, March 1, at 228 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. There is a silent auction from 2:30 to 3 p.m., and the ceremony runs from 3 to 5 p.m.

The silent auction and collections drive support the Cocoon Shelter.

Please bring one or more of the following items:
- New women’s underwear – all sizes
- Women’s socks
- Hair care products
- Canned meat or fruit
- Toilet paper, tissues, paper towels

More information here.

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10. Ohio Supercomputer Center to host SUG Conference

The Ohio Supercomputer Center, located on Ohio State’s west campus, will hold its Statewide Users Group conference from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 6. Registration to attend is open through April 2. The deadline to submit a poster or flash talk is March 12.
For more information and/or to register, click here.

Contact Heidi Hamblin, hhamblin@osc.edu.

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11. Volunteers needed for Ohio History Day on March 18

The Rutherford B. Hayes Presidential Library and Museums is looking for judges for Ohio History Day (Region 2 Competition for National History Day). We welcome all students, faculty and staff to participate in this great event. This competition will take place from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 18 at Terra State Community College in Fremont. Breakfast and lunch will be provided for all judges. This is a great learning and networking opportunity as you will meet Hayes Presidential Center staff and see how students engage with K-12 history learning standards.

If interested, please register here. Select Region 2 when the form indicates "Which contest(s) are you registering for"? If you have any questions, you may email Kaitlyn Wauthier at kewauth@bgsu.edu.

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12. Phi Mu Alpha presents: Greek Idol

Looking to put that shower singing to the test? Need to spit some lyrics or drop some rhymes? Phi Mu Alpha presents Greek Idol! This is a singing competition to raise money for our Adopt-A-School Program. This event is open to faculty and students. We are looking for Greek and non-Greek performers for this event. The categories that competitors are being judged on are "best overall" "most comedic" and "crowd favorite". Tickets to attend are $3 for Greeks and $5 for everyone else. There is a $8 non-refundable fee to perform in the competition. This event takes place from 8 to 10 p.m. March 18. All proceeds go St. Wendelin's music program in Fostoria, Ohio. If you have any questions, please contact Alavyous Napper by email at NappeAj@bgsu.edu or phone at 614-701-1985.

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1. OUT(?) Falcons Support Group

The new LGBTQ+ support group is every Thursday from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. This support group is for people questioning their sexual orientation and/or gender identity and for people who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, queer, questioning, gender non-conforming, and/or trans*.

Please contact Katie at kstygle@bgsu.edu or 419-372-3244 or Ben at breagan@bgsu.edu or 419-372-2081 for more information (including the location - as this is a closed, confidential group to better support students).

Facilitated by staff members from the LGTBQ+ community to ensure that this group is safe and welcoming for all participants. Check out the LGBT Resource Center Facebook page to keep up with additional events here.

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2. BG College Democrats meeting

Have some thoughts on President Trump’s continued push for mass deportation? Come discuss at our meeting at 7:30 tonight in 103 Business Administration. Also up for discussion is the recent anti-Semitic attacks across the country, the President's weekend trips to Mar-a-Lago, Fla., and other topics in the news. Come discuss and learn how we can make our voices heard on campus. Everyone's welcome. Hope to see you there.

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3. College Republicans meeting tonight

The College Republicans will have a meeting at 7:30 tonight in 1010 Business Administration. Everyone is welcome. Hope to see you there.

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4. Evans Home Loans workshop

Come join American Marketing Association as we welcome Evans Home Loans to a Personal Branding Workshop. Evans Home Loans representatives will help you grow your personal brand and create your representation. You are welcome even if you are not in AMA. This is an opportunity you can't miss.

When: 7:30 p.m. tonight
Where: 1003 Business Administration

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5. Catholic Falcon Night: Please Understand Me

Come join the Catholic Falcon Community tonight for its weekly Catholic Falcon Night at 7:30 tonight in 207 Bowens-Thompson Student Union. We will take the Myers-Briggs personality test and discuss our results. We will dicover and understand our natural strengths and weaknesses and how we can apply them to better serve others. Come join for authentic conversations. All are welcome. We hope to see you tonight.

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6. K.I.N.G.S. kickback!

Come hangout with K.I.N.G.S. from 8 to 10 todnight at the Harshman community room for free food and games (2k, pizza, cards, etc.).

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7. Movie night: 'Before the Flood'

Come join the Environmental Service Club at 8 tonight in 224 Math/Science. We will watch the educational movie "Before the Flood," a 2016 documentary film about climate change. The film shows Leonardo DiCaprio visiting various regions of the globe exploring the impact of man-made global warming. Witness this incredible journey and learn how we can make a difference. Hope to see you there.

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8. Mask making at Arts Village

The German Club is collaborating with Arts Village to host a mask masking night to prepare for German Club's Fasching Party. Please come join us at 8:30 tonight in Arts Village (located in Kreischer Hall) to make a mask. Supplies will be provided. However, feel free to bring any crafts that will add to the uniqueness of your mask.

We hope to see everyone there.

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9. FANDOM screening tonight

We're back to Baker Street tonight. Make sure you come to 221 Olscamp at 9 p.m. for a screening of John Mulaney's Netflix Special "New in Town" for some laughs with friends. Please note the new location.

If you have any questions, please contact us either by email at fandombg@gmail.com or on our Facebook page. We look forward to seeing you.

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10. Exceptional Intellectual Ladies

If you are loooking to get involved and have a compassionate heart for kids. Then come out with the Exceptional Intellectual Ladies as we travel to Toledo's Boys & Girls Club every Thursday to be an inspiration to these kids.

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11. Learn about marijuana

What do you know about marijuana? Come hear from Peer Educators about marijuana so that you can make healthy, informed choices and reduce negative consequences that may result from its use.

Date: Friday, Feb. 24
Time: 4-5 p.m.
Location: 106 Business Administration Building

For more information click here.

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12. Apply to be a member of SICSIC

In the dead of night on Oct. 5, 1946, six individuals were specifically handpicked by the President of Bowling Green State University, Frank Prout, to form the official spirit crew for the school. Their mission, "do all in our power to help make Bowling Green State University a better place by promoting school spirit and goodwill among the students and faculty." And from this, SIC SIC was born.

Are you a first-year student? Do you want to be a member of SICSIC? Well now is your chance, the application is available online. The deadline to apply is 5 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, at the Office of the Dean of Students. Questions can be directed to the SICSIC advisor Jacob Clemens at clemenj@bgsu.edu or SICSIC at SICSIC@bgsu.edu.

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13. Breakfast for dinner Shabbat

Join Hillel at 6 p.m. Friday, Feb. 24, in 207 Bowen-Thompson Student Union for Shabbat dinner. This Shabbat falls during the Jewish Week of Constructive Conflict. We'll talk about the destructive event that happened on 9 Adar and how we can make current conflicts more constructive. Check out the event. We hope to see you.

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14. Want to become a radio DJ?

Join WBGU-FM and Falcon Radio from 5 to 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25, for DJ training. We will go over FCC guidelines, the history of BGSU radio, and much more. Join us in 208 Kuhlin Center to learn what it takes to become an on-air DJ.

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15. Undergraduate scholarship opportunity

Undergraduate Scholarship Opportunity for 2017-18: The Administrative Staff Scholarship is given annually to a part-time or full-time undergraduate student who has at least two (2) semesters of course work remaining before graduation, has at least a 3.0 GPA, demonstrates unmet financial need and provides leadership/service to BGSU and/or the community. (One need not receive financial aid in order to qualify.) A minimum of 60 class credit hours in a four-year program or 30 class credit hours in a two-year program must be completed by the end of spring semester 2016. Applicants must be a current student enrolled at BGSU. Finalists may be interviewed. Scholarship deadline is 4:40 p.m. Friday, March 3.

The scholarship application form can be found here.

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16. Activism from Where You Are | Keynote event

The Activism from Where You Are | Keynote Event
is 5 p.m. Saturday, March 18, at the Women's Center in 107 Hanna Hall. Pre-registration is required. The presenter is Staceyann Chin, a poet and activist.

Chin is a New York resident and a Jamaican national who has been an out poet and political activist since 1998. From the Nuyorican Poets’ Café to one-woman shows.

In this workshop, geared toward students, Chin shares her story, "a completely absorbing account of how a girl born into denial and contempt can grow up resilient, sane and full of purpose." The workshop will include a gathering of participants' family narratives — both the journeys and the landings. In processing those narratives, participants will consider ways for their unique pathways to inform their activism.

RSVP required. Please email womencenter@bgsu.edu to reserve your spot.

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17. Participate in the FMSC 22 Cents Carnival

Do you want to earn money for your philanthropy or organization? Have a booth at the Feed My Starving Children 22 Cents Carnival from noon to 2 p.m. March 25. Create a "mini philanthropy" event or fun game that has to do with your organization and raise money for hungry kids. The Greek chapter or campus organization with the highest percentage of attendees gets 50 percent of the event's earnings. Contact kmaneen@bgsu.edu if interested.

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18. Summer Splash - save the date

Bring your swimsuit for the Summer Splash indoor pool party from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m. Thursday, April 6, at the Cooper Pool in the Student Recreation Center. Join the Wellness Connection’s celebration of summer with pool games, arts and crafts, a ‘dive-in’ movie, free pizza and a splash contest.

The event is free for all BGSU students. A valid BG ID is required for entry.

For More Information:
Sarah Music
419-372-9355 - smusic@bgsu.edu
Wellness Connection - Graduate Assistant
Department of Recreation and Wellness
Division of Student Affairs
Wellness Connection website

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19. Geography - International Honor Society

Have you taken at least three geography courses? Do you have a GPA of 3.30? Have you been at BGSU at least three semesters? Then you may be eligible for membership in Gamma Theta Upsilon, the International Geography Honor Society. If you would like more info or would like to see if you are eligible, contact Dr. Johnson-Webb, faculty adviser of the Upsilon Chapter at kdjohn@bgsu.edu.

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20. Adult participants needed for research study

A study is being conducted by a graduate student in clinical psychology that looks at the experiences of adults who have lost a sibling through death. Participants will be asked to participate in a brief phone prescreening interview to determine eligibility, followed by an individual interview lasting approximately 1 hour. Topics covered during the interview will include the participant’s experiences dealing with the loss, receipt of support after the loss, and changes that occurred as a result of the death. Participants will be given a $10 Amazon gift card as a thank you for his or her involvement in the study.

Participants must be over 18 years of age. Additionally, they must have experienced the death of a sibling between within the last five years.

Questions and interests in participating can be directed to Matthew Benoit, the principal investigator. Contact him at mbenoit@bgsu.edu or 419-372-4306.

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21. Writers wanted!

Theodysseyonline.com is an incredibly fast growing website, home to all of those funny/sentimental/informational viral articles you see on Facebook. Our community here at BGSU is looking to bring on 10 to 15 more writers to join our elite team that is of the top 10 percent of all Odyssey communities. You can write about anything you want. Please contact spetty@bgsu.edu if you would like more information, or apply right now by clicking "request to join" in the bottom right corner.

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1. How to complete SAAC reports

Monday, Feb. 27 1 to 2:30 p.m.

Come to the session to have your questions about completing Student Achievement Assessment Committee (SAAC) reports answered. The purpose of the SAAC short-form assessment report is to identify and describe the programmatic learning outcomes that were assessed this academic year and how the results are being applied to improve programs. The goal of the SAAC long-form assessment report is to describe the assessments completed during past academic years and how the results are being applied to improve programs. Clarifying information about SAAC short-form and long-form reports will be provided.

To register, visit our Find a Workshop page.

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2. ASC seeking silent auction items

The Administrative Staff Council Scholarship Committee will recognize outstanding BGSU students by awarding the ASC Scholarship later this semester. Recipients of the scholarship are undergraduate students who have a 3.0 or better GPA, demonstrate financial need and provide leadership/service to BGSU and surrounding communities.

Part of the fundraising efforts for these scholarships is a silent auction at the ASC Spring Reception. To help make this year’s silent auction a huge success, we welcome your generous donations of prizes to raise funds for the scholarship. Please contact this committee at asc-scholarship@bgsu.edu by April 28 with your donations.

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