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Featured Stories

Bringing BGSU to China: Online program helps fulfill Yaqi Li’s dream of teaching

(BGSU Offers 8 Fully Online Masters of Education Degrees. See the Online Degrees Page)

As a young girl in Zheng Zhou, China, Yaqi Li would spend her time “playing” school. She would take on the role of teacher while her friends acted as students. Li would read stories to her “students,” then ask them what they learned from the story.

Li knew she would grow up to be a teacher, she just didn’t realize her focus would be English as a second language. She didn’t always enjoy the English language; in fact, as a high school student, Li hated English. Unhappy with the pressure to learn the grammar of English for a test, but not its application and how to truly communicate, Li was inspired to change the way English is taught to Chinese students. Read Full Article

Fire Administration Online program prepares new generation of fire service leaders.

The first cohort of the Bachelor of Science in Fire Administration (FIAD) degree at Bowling Green State University graduated May 10, 2014. Seven people completed the program, which was created in response to the increasingly complex role of chief fire officers.

The 100 percent online degree program, one of only a few in the country with an administrative focus, emphasizes communication skills, employment and administrative law, emergency management, public health, strategic planning, fiscal responsibility, applied research, and data analysis. Read Full Article