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Upcoming Events

BG’s Got Talent
10/01/2014
7:00pm-9:00pm
Olscamp 101
Sponsor: Office of Campus Activities
Event Description: Sing! Dance! Juggle! Joke! Play musical glasses of water! Showcase your talent and ability with the best BGSU has to offer! So you think you have talent, prove it. Check out the BGSU Homecoming Facebook page for details. Sponsored by the Homecoming Student Steering Committee
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at the event entry to earn points. Swiping stations are guaranteed during the first hour of the event.

Bed Races
10/02/2014
4:00pm-6:00pm
TBD
Sponsor: Office of Residence Life
Event Description: The Office of Residence Life hosts Bed Races as an opportunity for students across campus to come together for fun, competition, and falcon spirit as they race rolling beds! In teams of 5, students push one teammate on the bed, racing against another team down the road to victory. Participants are encouraged to show their BG pride and creativity during the races as we will be rewarding spirit as well as speed! The event occurs as part of Homecoming. Come participate or cheer on your favorite team!
How to get your Ziggy Points: Look for one of the Ziggy Points station to swipe in for your points. Swiping stations are guaranteed during the first hour of the event.

BGSU Swimming and Diving- Tom Stubbs Relay
10/03/2014
4:00pm
Cooper Pool
Sponsor: Athletics
Event Description: BGSU Swimming along with the new BGSU Diving program host the Tom Stubbs Relays!
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swiping stations are guaranteed until halftime. 

Homecoming Kickoff
10/03/2014
Immediately following parade, approx. 6:00 PM
University Lawn
Sponsor: Homecoming Student Steering Committee and Office of Campus Activities
Event Description: Join the BGSU community to kick-off the 2014 Homecoming weekend with great music and games, human hamster balls, jugglers, magicians, and a dunk tank!
How to get your Ziggy Points: Look for one of the Ziggy Points station to swipe in for your points. Swiping stations are guaranteed during the first hour of the event.

Homecoming Pep Rally
10/04/2014
Time TBD
Falcon Tailgate Park
Sponsor: Homecoming Student Steering Committee and Office of Campus Activities
Event Description: Join this all-campus celebration to cheer on the Falcons as they Roll Along to victory!
How to get your Ziggy Points: Look for one of the Ziggy Points station to swipe in for your points.

Expo Prep Day
10/06/2014
12:00pm-4:00pm
BTSU 202
Sponsor: Career Center
Event Description: Network with employers and Career Center staff as you prepare for the Spring EXPO Job & Internship Fair. A variety of career topics including resume critiques by employers, job & internship fair preparation, interview information, and LinkedIn orientations will be discussed at each station.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

Fall EXPO
10/14/2014
10:00am-3:00pm
Perry Field House
Sponsor: Career Center
Event Description: Gain access to employers representing numerous organizations. You are encouraged to dress professionally and bring multiple copies of your resume. Come early to take advantage of networking opportunities and learn about internships and career options. Please bring your BGSU ID card.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

Harry and Rosemary Wong, Ed.D – Becoming an Effective Teacher
10/14/2014
7:00pm-9:00pm
TBA
Sponsor: College of Education and Human Development
Event Description: Drs. Harry and Rosemary Wong, both former teachers and award-winning educators, have spoken to more than one million educators. The Wong’s have written the best-selling book in education, The First Days of School, that has sold more than 3.8 million copies. The Wong's will be on campus to speak about becoming an effective teacher through classroom management and preparation. In addition to their award-winning books, the Wong's operate a non-profit corporation that serves to help teachers and children around the world meet their needs and fulfill their dreams.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at the event entry. Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.

Artist Talk & Performance by Nathalie Miebach
10/15/2014
6pm
Willard Wankleman Gallery, Fine Arts Building
Sponsor: The Fine Arts Center Galleries
Event Description: Nathalie Miebach will introduce a performance of one of her artworks by the BGSU Combustible Arts Ensemble, directed by Tom Rosenkranz. Prints and drawings by pioneering sound sculptor Harry Bertoia, Nathalie Miebach’s carefully plotted woven sculptures that interpret weather events and can be read as musical scores, and the BGSU gamelan – an Indonesian orchestra of percussion instruments built and tuned to stay together as a set and used to relate historical dramas, come together to celebrate the ways we interpret, understand and appreciate events and experiences through multiple senses.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe in for the first hour of the event.

Art Exhibit: IDENTITY PROJECT: Telling Truths/Speaking Secrets
10/17/2014-11/19/2014
Various, see below for gallery hours
Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Arts Building
Sponsor: Fine Arts Galleries
Event Description: Visit this engaging art exposition featuring Noël Palomo-Lovinski, Confessions and the Sense of Self
Ruby Onyinyechi Amanze, Hybrids, Aliens and Ghosts.
Curated by Jacqueline Nathano
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe in at gallery entrance between Oct. 17-Nov. 19th. Gallery Hours are Tuesday through Saturday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.; Thursday 6 – 9 p.m. Sunday 1 – 4 p.m.

"No Impact Week" Kick-Off Film Screening
10/20/2014
7:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater
Sponsor: Office of Campus Sustainability
Event Description: Did you know that there is a swirling mass of plastic garbage in our ocean that covers approximately twice the size of the continental United States? It's called the "Great Pacific Garbage Patch". Come watch the gripping documentary, Plastic Paradise to learn all about this growing problem and what you can do to help. After the movie, there will be a facilitated discussion for participants to share their thoughts on the film.
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Students can swipe their card at the event entry. Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.

BGSU Football vs. Kent State
11/12/2014
8:00pm
Doyt Perry Stadium
Sponsor: Athletics
Event Description: The MAC Champion Falcon Football team welcomes the Kent State Golden Flashes to The Doyt!
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swiping stations are guaranteed until halftime. 

BGSU Hockey vs. Ohio State
11/15/2014
7:05pm
BGSU Ice Arena
Sponsor: Athletics
Event Description: BGSU Falcon Hockey renews their rivalry with the Buckeyes of Ohio State!
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swiping stations are guaranteed until halftime. 

Leadership Academy
11/15/2014
9:00am-5:00pm
Olscamp 101
Sponsor: Center for Leadership; Campus Activities; Residence Life
Event Description: Leadership Academy is the premier, annual leadership conference at Bowling Green State University. This one-day event takes place in November and engages students in educational sessions targeted toward their leadership development. Participants have the opportunity to explore personal and leadership values, network with other campus leaders, and develop the skills necessary for success.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Pre-registration is required. Visit the Center for Leadership website to register at www.bgsu.edu/leadership. All registered students who attend will receive Ziggy points.

Native American Heritage Week Events
11/17/14
6:00pm-10:00pm
Various, see description
Sponsor: Office of Multicultural Affairs
Event Description: Native American Heritage Week celebrations will occur throughout the week of Nov. 17-21, 2014. All are welcome to attend. Events include:
Public Lecture by Matika Wilbur, Native American Artist/Photographer
Wednesday, November 5 | 4:00pm - 5:30pm | Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater
Traditional Native American Blessing Ceremony and Reflection
Monday, November 17 | 3:00pm - 4:00pm | Bowen-Thompson Student Union 316
Native American Academic and Research Presentation Series
Tuesday, November 18 | 2:00pm - 5:00pm | Bowen-Thompson Student Union 314
The Head of Chef Presents "The American Cuisine"
Tuesdsay, November 18 | All day at the Oaks Dining Hall
Screening "Our Fires Still Burn" with Producer Audrey Geyer
Wednesday, November 19 | 5:30pm - 7:30pm | Olscamp 120
Native American Arts and Crafts Making and Demonstration
Thursday, November 20 | 6:00pm - 8:00pm | Olscamp 120
The Code Talker of World War II
Friday, November 21 | 5:30pm - 7:00pm | Olscamp 120
How to get your Ziggy Points: Attend at least one of the Native American Heritage Week events between November 17-21. to receive Ziggy Points. Swiping stations will be available for the duration of each event listed above. Note: Students are welcome to attend multiple events, but only 1 event will be counted for Ziggy Points.

Tunnel of Oppression
11/19-20/14
10:00am-10:00pm
BTSU 201
Sponsor: Office of Residence Life
Event Description: The Tunnel of Oppression, sponsored by the Office of Residence Life, is a self-guided interactive event with active and passive experiential opportunities to explore issues of difference. We encourage participants to think critically about issues of diversity, power, privilege, and social justice and to examine the world through others’ lenses.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

Global Entrepreneurship Week
11/20/2014
Various Events throughout the day, See description for more details
Lenhart Grand Ballroom, BTSU
Sponsor: College of Business
Description: Celebrate Global Entrepreneurship Week by attending one or more of these events.
Gasoline and Ethanol Supply Chain Integration Breakfast
8:30am-11am
Local experts will discuss supply chain and logistics of gasoline and ethanol
Agribusiness Advisory Panel
2:30pm-5pm
Panelists will discuss issues facing agribusiness including Succession, Good Agricultural Practices and GMO’s.
Case Studies in Agribusiness
5:30pm-7:30pm
Local businesses discuss the impact of Northwest Ohio’s agricultural industry throughout the world. Food sampling and entertainment will be provided.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Registration is required. Register at www.bgsu.edu/gweek. Attend at least one event to receive Ziggy Points. Swiping stations will be available at each event. Note: Students are welcome to attend multiple events, but only 1 event will be counted for Ziggy Points

Kwanzaa Celebration
12/01/2014
5:30pm-8:00pm
101 Olscamp Hall
Sponsor: Office of Multicultural Affairs, Black Student Union (BSU) and BGSO
Event Description: Kwanzaa is a week-long holiday honoring African culture and traditions. The BGSU Kwanzaa celebration will feature music, dancing, poetry and storytelling and craft making stations.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

Pajama Party
12/04/2014
10:00pm-midnight
Perry Field House
Sponsor: Recreation and Wellness
Event Description: Relax and have fun before finals week approaches and wear your jammies! Free food, interactive games and late night fun for college students is planned.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

VCT Sustainability Event
12/08/2014
4:00pm-5:30pm
235 Technology Building
Sponsor: VC&TE
Event Description: Students in the Visual Communication Technology course, Sustainability in VCT, reverse engineer a product package. They research, test and re-engineer a packaging solution that best fits the product and is proven as sustainable. In an open-house format, join faculty, staff and other students to talk with about their sustainability projects.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can sign in at event entry for the duration of the event.

Finals S.O.S. (Study on Sunday)
12/14/2014
Noon-10:00pm
The Learning Commons
Sponsor: The Learning Commons, University Libraries
Event Description: Earn Ziggy Points while you prepare for your final exams at the Learning Commons! Free tutoring, food, fun and games!
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe in at the Learning Commons for the duration of the event.

Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service
Pre-registration required and open until _____, Event Date: 01/19/2015
9:00am-5:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Lenhart Ballroom
Sponsor: Office of Service-Learning
Event Description: Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service Challenge is a day for the students of BGSU to engage in direct service for a myriad of community partners. This day is designed to allow students to interact, serve, and reflect on the legacy of MLK.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Pre-registration required. http://www.bgsu.edu/service-learning.html