Dr. Whipple invites the HESA Community to join him in congratulating Dr. Carolyn Palmer firstname.lastname@example.org for being selected as the Ohio Association of Gerontology and Education Educator of the Year! This award recognizes individuals and/or organizations in Ohio's educational institutions at any level whose teaching has advanced gerontological education and training for students and practitioners. OAGEE was impressed (and we are, too!) by her long-standing commitment to older learners and to lifelong learning here in Ohio and nationally.
BedLoft Credentialing Scholarship Recipient
Congratulations to Jennifer Poggiali from the Office of Residence Life. Jennifer was one of three recipients of the BedLoft Credentialing Scholarship through GLACUHO. This scholarship will provide Jennifer with the opportunity to participate in the ACUHO-I Credentialing Program on assessment. Jennifer is in her second year as a hall director in McDonald Hall.
BGSU Spring Commencement Ceremony
Become a part of BGSU history, volunteer to assist wth our final commencement ceremonies in Anderson Arena at Memorial Hall. Family and friends will gather to witness this historic event and the formal end to the college years of our graduating students. Faculty, staff, and trustees will join the tradition of conferring degrees and the students will participate in the annual rite that marks their individual accomplishments.
The Spring 2011 commencement ceremonies are scheduled for Friday, May 6, at 7 pm and Saturday, May 7, at 9:30 am, 1:00 pm and 4:30 pm. We invite you to have your picture taken by Grad Images, our official commencement photographers, in Anderson Arena at the stage before the ceremony begins. Volunteers participating in the optional activity will be sent a complimentary photograph commemorating this historic event.
Please join this celebration and visit our online sign-up form to volunteer and receive position descriptions for
- Ticket Takers (entry doors)
- Disabled-seating Assistants
- Program Distributors
- Lobby East or West Door Assistants (directing visitor traffic)
- Second Floor East or West Hallway Assistants (directing visitor traffic)
Once the ceremony officially begins and no one needs further assistance, your volunteer responsibilities would conclude with our appreciation. As part of our thanks to you for your time and energy, we welcome you to the first floor center concession in Memorial Hall for coke products after the ceremony begins. If you have any questions, please contact Bonita Bembry at 419-372-2381.