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Monday, July 24, 2017

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  1. BGSU Office of Admissions: We've moved!
  2. International Programs & Partnerships has moved!
  3. Final Call: '10 under 10' nominations
  4. Volunteers needed for August 5 Commencement
  5. Welcome Picnic volunteers needed
  6. Nominate NOW for Homecoming Royalty 2017!
  7. GSO Resource Fair - Reserve a table today!
  8. Volunteers and children needed

Students

  1. Public Health Promotion and Disease Prevention
  2. Grad Student Orientation (GSO) - Register today!
  3. Adult participants needed for research study

Faculty/Staff

  1. Farewell Reception for Capt. Tim James
  2. The Office of Human Resources to offer training
  3. Final week to apply for Learning Community for CBL
  4. CFE Advanced Topics in Canvas Workshop
  5. CFE Canvas Conferences and WebEx Workshop
  6. CFE Advanced Canvas Quiz Workshop
  7. Sign up for SharePoint Sites Training
Campus Update Archive

1. BGSU Office of Admissions: We've moved!

The BGSU Office of Undergraduate Admissions relocated to University Hall on Monday, July 17. Our new mailing address is 200 University Hall. All Admissions phone numbers and extensions will remain the same.

Important Note - Admissions visits for prospective students will continue to be hosted in the McFall Center through Monday, Aug. 7.

Please direct all Admissions' visitors to 200 University Hall beginning August 7.

The Office of Admissions can be reached at 419-372-2478 if you have any questions.

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2. International Programs & Partnerships has moved!

International Programs & Partnerships has relocated to University Hall on Wednesday, July 19. Our new mailing address is 301 University Hall. All phone numbers and extensions will remain the same.

This office includes Education Abroad, Faculty & Staff Immigration Services, and International Student Services.

The office has resumed walk-in hours and can be reached at 419-372-2247 or international@bgsu.edu if you have any questions.

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3. Final Call: '10 under 10' nominations

There is just one week left to nominate a recent alumnus/alumna, those who graduated within the past 10 years, for BGSU's "10 under 10" recognition. All applications must be received by July 31 at 11:59 p.m. Click here to learn more about the "10 under 10" recognition and to nominate a recent alumnus/alumna who is changing lives for the world.

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4. Volunteers needed for August 5 Commencement

Volunteers are still needed for the 9 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 5, commencement ceremony. Consider being part of this important, crowning event in our students' and their families' lives. Ticket taker, usher, program distributor, elevator operator and special accommodations assistant are among the opportunities for volunteers. By giving a couple hours of your time, you can help make commencement run smoothly and comfortably for our guests.

You may sign up online.

For more information, email commencement@bgsu.edu or call 372-2774.

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5. Welcome Picnic volunteers needed

BGSU Dining is looking for volunteers to help welcome first-year students to campus this fall. To sign up to volunteer, have a free meal, and receive a free T-shirt, visit our sign-up page here.

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6. Nominate NOW for Homecoming Royalty 2017!

Homecoming 2017 would not be complete without a royal court! One of the most time-honored traditions at Bowling Green State University is Homecoming royalty. As a member of the BGSU community, you may nominate students for the Court who are full-time students and who have achieved senior status for the Court. Nominees must be graduating in December 2017 or May or August 2018. Homecoming Court candidates should demonstrate commitment in and out of the classroom and show BGSU spirit.

Please fill out the form below to nominate a candidate for Homecoming Royalty. If you have any questions, contact Emily Swanson at emiswan@bgsu.edu.

Nomination link here.

GO FALCONS!

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7. GSO Resource Fair - Reserve a table today!

Graduate Student Orientation (GSO) is a program created by the Graduate College designed to introduce new graduate students to BGSU campus resources and provide initial training for students with first-time graduate assistantships.

On Monday, Aug. 14, a campus resource fair will be held in the BTSU ballroom from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. to welcome new graduate students to campus and to provide information for them.

If your department, office, or organization would like a table, please complete the registration form here. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at gso@bgsu.edu.

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8. Volunteers and children needed

Big Brothers Big Sisters of NW Ohio office in Bowling Green is looking for children between the ages of 5 and 14 who want and need a mentor in their life. It has been proven that one-to-one mentoring reduces the risk of violence, truancy and drug and alcohol use with our youth. Our "Littles" show improved test scores and positive behaviors in school, community and neighborhood

We are also looking for qualified male and female mentors 18 years and older to volunteer to make a difference in the life of a child. Volunteers are asked to spend an hour or more weekly or bi-weekly for at least 1 year, while enjoying the chance to be a kid again. Develop a closeness from being with a child, listening, encouraging and being there for him or her through the good and bad times. Make a DIFFERENCE in a child - one day at a time.

Call at 419-354-2113 or e-mail bbbs2@wcnet.org for more information. Office hours are 10:30 a.m. - 4 p.m., Monday, Wednesday and Thursday.

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1. Public Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Students will learn communication strategies used to address disease outbreaks such as Ebola, HIV/AIDS, Zika, Influenza and other health crises using strategies and methods deployed by UN organizations such as WHO (The World Health Organization), UNICEF (United Nations Children Fund), and others. The course takes students through specific steps used by COMBI (Communication for Behavioral Impact) experts. COMBI approach has been successful deployed in more than 50 countries.

ON-LINE
MDIA 4690
FALL 2017
3 CREDITS

QUESTIONS? Contact School of Media and Communication Administrative Assistant Dana Watson, dlwatso@bgsu.edu or Ewart Skinner, eskinne@bgsu.edu.

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2. Grad Student Orientation (GSO) - Register today!

Graduate Student Orientation (GSO) is a program created by the Graduate College designed to introduce new graduate students to BGSU campus resources and provide initial training for students with first-time graduate assistantships. It is open to all incoming graduate students and required for those with first-time assistantships, per assistantship contracts.

GSO is a week long program from Monday, Aug. 14 - Friday, Aug. 18.

Please complete the registration form here even if you will be unable to participate in GSO activities. This information is vital to the planning of room reservations and meals. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at gso@bgsu.edu.

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3. 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 their involvement in the study.

Participants must over 18 years of age. Additionally, they must have experienced the death of a sibling between 1 and 5 years ago.

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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1. Farewell Reception for Capt. Tim James

Director of Public Safety and Chief of Police Michael Campbell cordially invites you to a farewell reception in honor of Capt. Tim James of the Bowling Green State University Police Department. Guests can stop by 207 Bowen-Thompson Student Union between 2 and 4 p.m. on Monday, July 24.

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2. The Office of Human Resources to offer training

The Office of Human Resources is offering training through the Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Impact Solutions. Do not miss out on this opportunity to learn about, "Supervision in the 21st Century." Summary of course: Discover how supervising the workforce has changed in the last 20 years and how to get more engaged employees based on your supervisory style. You will learn ways to see if you are a good supervisor, lead with purpose, understand strengths of the different generations and how to best lead them.

The session is scheduled for Tuesday, July 25, from 3-4 p.m. in 208 BTSU. An RSVP is required. Please send RSVP's to lfern@bgsu.edu by Monday, July 24, at 4 p.m.

The Office of Human Resources is also offering training on "Identifying Attendance Issues and Managing Them." Summary of course: You will learn strategies to help you identify attendance issues, be familiar with Laws relevant to employee leave issues and develop strategies in managing attendance issues.

Session is scheduled for Thursday, July 27, from 3-4 p.m. in 315 BTSU. An RSVP is required. Please send RSVP's to lfern@bgsu.edu by Thursday July 27, at 12 p.m.

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3. Final week to apply for Learning Community for CBL

Calling all faculty to apply today for the Learning Community for Community-Based Learning. This two year learning community supports the creation of high quality community-based learning (service-learning) courses. Participants will expand their understanding of community engaged pedagogy, dialogue with peers engaged in course design, connect with potential community partners, and participate in an on-going professional development network. Participants receive $500 in professional development funds for completion of the first year. In the second year participants implement their course with the assistance of a $1,000 course grant. Preference will be given to participants designing Winter Session courses for January 2019. Applications available at bgsu.edu/LC4CBL.

Application deadline is July 28, by 5 p.m. Questions should be referred to Paul Valdez, paulv@bgsu.edu or 419-372-9287.

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4. CFE Advanced Topics in Canvas Workshop

Thursday, Aug. 3 from 1:30-3:30 p.m.

Advanced Topics in Canvas Workshop is an on-campus in-depth training workshop that provides faculty experience with Canvas features including: Gradebook, SpeedGrader, and Groups. This workshop will include a facilitator-lead demonstration of the Canvas features mentioned above and an open question session.

Prerequisite: Successful completion of Canvas 101 or equivalent knowledge.

To register, visit our Find a Workshop page.

Seating is limited. Be sure to reserve your seat as soon as possible. Participants are asked to bring a laptop or to notify the CFE if they will need one provided.

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5. CFE Canvas Conferences and WebEx Workshop

Canvas Conferences and WebEx are programs used to communicate through the use of audio and video over the Internet. This workshop will include a facilitator-lead demonstration of each program, provide examples of uses for them, and also include a hands-on session. Participants are asked to bring their own laptop or indicate that they would need one provided to them on the registration form.

To register, visit our Find a Workshop page.

Seating is limited. Be sure to reserve your seat as soon as possible.

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6. CFE Advanced Canvas Quiz Workshop

The Center for Faculty Excellence is offering in-depth training for faculty members on how to create quizzes in Canvas. Topics will include types of questions such as Fill in the Blanks, Matching, Multiple Choice, as well as creating Quiz Banks.

For training dates and to register, visit our Find a Workshop page.

Seating is limited. Be sure to reserve your seat as soon as possible. Participants are asked to bring a laptop or to notify the CFE if they will need one provided.

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7. Sign up for SharePoint Sites Training

The SharePoint Sites file collaboration tool is available to current BGSU faculty/staff. To obtain a SharePoint Site for your team, users must first attend the SharePoint Site training sessions.

ITS currently offers two separate training courses: SharePoint - Getting Started Training and SharePoint - Site Owner Training. All Site Owners (the person who will have full control of all aspects of the site, usually the head of the University department or office, or the chair of the University faculty or staff group) are required to attend both the Getting Started training and the Site Owner training. It is recommended that all other SharePoint Site users attend the Getting Started training.

ITS has scheduled training sessions for Wednesday, Aug. 16. To register for SharePoint Sites training please visit https://infopro.bgsu.edu.

If you have any questions about SharePoint Site training, please contact the ITS training team at ITStraining@bgsu.edu.

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