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BGSU Alumnus’ Donation to Support International Opportunities For Students
December 2014 

Michael Hoskins ’77, of Austin, Texas, has pledged funds to establish the Hoskins Global Scholar Program, which will support as many as five students annually. Student recipients will each be granted $5,000 to support their study abroad experience as well as explore a global academic opportunity to enhance their experience.


 

Newly Minted Citizens Take Oath at The Wolfe Center
November 14, 2014 

President Mary Ellen Mazey welcomes 45 new citizens from 23 countries Nov. 14 during a naturalization ceremony in the Donnell Theatre at the Wolfe Center for the Arts. Presiding was Magistrate James Knepp, a 1987 BGSU alumnus. Dr. Apollos Nwauwa, history and Africana studies, a naturalized citizen from Nigeria, addressed the group, noting that naturalized citizens are a "major bridge between their home countries and this country, with the ability to bring about knowledge exchange."


BGSU Welcomes Ukranian Women Leaders
November 13, 2014 

Five women leaders from Ukraine will visit the University Thursday (Nov. 13), hosted by the Russian Club. The visitors are learning about accountable government and how small and rural communities in the United States work with public, private and nonprofit sector partners on community development and quality of life issues. There will be an open meeting with the delegation from Ukraine in 219 Olscamp Hall from 1-2:15 p.m. 

Their visit is a part of the Open World program and funded by the Open World Leadership Center. The local partner, the Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development, was established in 1999 as a collaborative effort of BGSU, Lourdes College, the University of Toledo and WSOS Community Action. For 15 years the consortium has welcomed more than a thousand international guests from 17 countries around the world, and assisted 850 Americans to travel overseas on professional, educational and cultural exchanges. 


Undergraduates Win for ‘Embracing Global Engagement’ Presentations
October 30, 2014 

BGSU students pursue learning on a variety of fronts, both in and out of the classroom. Four undergraduates were honored Oct. 28 for presentations they gave at the inaugural Embracing Global Engagement Undergraduate Research Conference last month about their study abroad experiences. 


Undergrads Make Strides in Photochemical Sciences
August 28, 2014 

In his future career as a medical doctor, senior Christopher Sosnofsky may find himself using treatment techniques he helped develop as an undergraduate at Bowling Green. 


BGSU Student Speaks International Language of Fashion
August 21, 2014 

This summer, a display case in the Education Building contained several women's active- wear garments — a hooded sweatshirt, pants, two shirts, plus the "inspiration board" of their designer, recent graduate Ashlee Layman. The story of the clothes' journey from Bulgaria to BGSU is a tale of student and faculty creativity, resourcefulness and willingness to try something new.


BGSU's Otiso to Aid Kenyan University as Carnegie Fellow
July 17, 2014 

Dr. Kefa Otiso, a professor in BGSU's School of Earth, Environment and Society, has been selected to work with 24 higher education institutions in Africa on projects in curriculum development, research, training and mentoring, and graduate teaching.


Korean Students Visit for Media and Communication Institute
July 5, 2014 
A group of 14 young women from Korea visited BGSU to study United States media industry and culture during a 10-day stay.


Delegation from China Visit BGSU
May 8, 2014 
The President of Beijing Information Science and Technology University and members of his administration visited BGSU to continue to discuss possible partnerships.  President Mazey was able to visit BISTU in May 2013 and is excited that BGSU can work together to build partnerships that benefit students enrolled at both institutions.  BG Mayor Dick Edwards welcomed our guests to Bowling Green.  They also met with individuals at specific departments at BGSU and had a campus tour.  We look forward to seing them again soon.


BGSU AND UT ANNOUNCE AVIATION PARTNERSHIP  
March 31, 2014 
Bowling Green State University (BGSU) and The University of Toledo (UT) have announced a new collaboration designed to help meet the aviation industry’s growing worldwide demand for pilots, airport administrators and other aviation practitioners. The two universities have signed a letter of agreement to develop the Northwest Ohio Aviation Education Consortium.