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Visit the Learning Commons
1/12/2015-5/1/2015
During Learning Commons Open Hours
Learning Commons, Jerome Library
Sponsor: Learning Commons
Event Description: Visit the Learning Commons for tutorial services and receive Ziggy Points. Points are awarded for up to one visit between January 12 and May 1. Points will not display in the Ziggy Points Portal until the end of the session.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe in at the Learning Commons during all open Learning Commons hours.

Resume Rookie Workshop
1/14/2015 3:00pm-4:00pm
1/21/2015 4:00pm-5:00pm
1/22/2015 3:00pm-4:00pm
BA 1011
Sponsor: Student Employment Services
Event Description: Are you considering part-time employment while attending BGSU? You'll impress employers if you have a resume that reflects the transferable skills and experience you've gained so far. No formal work experience? No problem! At the workshop you can begin to create your first resume or give your high school resumed a BGSU makeover. Space is limited; email Student Employment Services at stuemp@bgsu.edu to register.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Attend any of the 4 workshops and make sure to sign in to receive Ziggy Points.

Safe Zone Training
1/15/2015
5:30pm-8:00pm
TBD
Sponsor: Office of Multicultural Affairs
Event Description: The Safe Zone Program at BGSU promotes awareness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans* (LGBT) people. The workshop provides education concerning LGBT issues and seeks to improve the environment for LGBT people. The program's main goal is to build support networks of allies for BGSU's LGBT community.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Use your Student ID to swipe in at the event.

BGSU Swim vs. Toledo/Marshall
1/17/2015
11:00am
Cooper Pool
Sponsor:
Athletics
Event Description:
Your BGSU Falcons will battle I-75 rival Toledo and Marshall in the Cooper Pool #FalconFast
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

Leadership Week
1/19-1/24/2015
Various
Sponsor
: Center for Leadership
Event Description:  The Annual Leadership Week will celebrate and promote leadership across BGSU's campus through discussions, presentations, and information sessions. This week-long initiative will feature programs to get you involved and learning more about leadership opportunities and what being a leader at BGSU is all about.
How to get your Ziggy Points:
 Attend at least one of the Leadership week events between Tuesday, January 21st, and Thursday, January 23rd, to receive 100 Ziggy Points. Students are welcome to attend multiple events, but only 1 event will be counted for Ziggy Points.

Get Involved Fair
1/20/2015
11:00am-3:00pm
BTSU Ballroom
Sponsor: Office of Campus Activities
Event Description: The purpose of this event is for students to explore different options for getting involved on campus. The Get Involved Fair will include various student organizations and campus departments hosting tables to advertise their events and to recruit new members. We expect approximately 90 organizations to participate.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Attend the Get Involved Fair and swipe your Student ID to receive Ziggy Points.

In Celebration of the Legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.
1/20/2015
7:00pm-9:00pm
BTSU Ballroom
Sponsor
: Dean of Students
Event Description:
  In celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., BGSU will host Dr. Sidney Ribeau, 9th President of BGSU, on Tuesday, January 20th at 7:00 PM in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Lenhart Grand Ballroom.
How to get your Ziggy Points:
 Attend the speaker and swipe your Student ID to receive Ziggy Points.

St. Baldrick’s
1/25/2015
9:30am-4:00pm
BTSU Multipurpose Room
Sponsor: Office of Residence Life
Event Description: St. Baldrick's is an annual shave-a-thon hosted by the National Residence Hall Honorary. Help us raise money to find cures for childhood cancers! Donate, support, or even shave for a great cause!
How to get your Ziggy Points: Attend the event and swiper your Student ID to receive Ziggy Points.

Career Center Open House
1/27-1/28/2015
1:00pm-4:00pm
Sponsor: Career Center
Event Description:  Looking for an internship? Need a job? Wondering where to start? Stop by the "Nacho Ordinary Career Center" Open House and learn about career center programs, resources, and services and meet the staff. We are here to help you! Free Food, Fun, Prizes, and Nachos!
How to get your Ziggy Points:
 Go to the Career Center Open House and swipe your Student ID to receive Ziggy Points

BGSU Women’s Basketball vs. Toledo
01/31/2015
4:00pm
Stroh Center
Sponsor:
Athletics
Event Description:
The BGSU Women's Basketball team will face I-75 rival Toledo in a showdown at the Stroh at 4:00 PM on January 31st. This is part one of the double header on this day, the Men's Basketball team will take on Akron at 7:00 PM.
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

BGSU Men’s Basketball vs. Akron
01/31/2015
7:00pm
Stroh Center
Sponsor:
Athletics
Event Description:
The Men's BGSU Basketball team will take on the Akron Zips as part of a double header at 7:00 PM on January 31st! Be a part of a Falcon fun night at the Stroh!
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

Start the Conversation
February
5:00-6:30pm
TBD
Sponsor: Counseling Center
Event Description: Learn how you can contribute to the Community of Care at BGSU and make sure that no Falcon struggles alone. This interactive training will teach you how to identify warning signs of people who might be struggling and how to be helpful to them. You will learn how powerful often simple expressions of care can be. You will also learn what to do if you know someone who is in crisis.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swipe your Student ID card to receive Ziggy Points

BGSU Women’s Basketball vs. Central Michigan
02/04/2015
7:00pm
Stroh Center
Sponsor:
Athletics
Event Description:
Your BGSU Women's Basketball will battle the Central Michigan Chippewas on February 4th at 7:00 PM! Don't miss out on the action!
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

BGSU Gymnastics vs. Ohio State
02/06/2015
6:00pm
Anderson Arena
Sponsor:
Athletics
Event Description:
See the Falcons battle the Ohio State Buckeyes at Anderson Arena. #TalonsUP
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

BGSU Hockey vs. Ferris State
02/07/2015
7:00pm
BGSU Ice Arena              
Sponsor:
Athletics
Event Description:
BGSU Hockey will take on the Ferris State Bulldogs in WCHA Conference Play. #TalonsUp
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

Undergraduate Art and Design Exhibition
2/8/2015-2/22/2015
Various, see below for gallery hours
Willard Wankelman Gallery, Fine Arts Building
Sponsor: Fine Arts Galleries
Event Description:
Visit the Juried exhibition of work in all media by students in the school of art from February 8th to February 22nd. Hours are: Tuesdsay-Saturday 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Thursday: 6:00 to 9:00 PM, and Sunday: 1:00 to 4:00 PM
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Students can swipe anytime when the galleries are open.

Career Center Spring EXPO
2/10/2015
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:
 Swipe your ID before the event to receive Ziggy Points

BGSU Men’s Basketball vs. Western Michigan
02/10/2015
7:00pm
Stroh Center
Sponsor:
Athletics
Event Description:
Come join the BGSU Men's Basketball Team as they take on the Western Michigan Broncos at 7:00 PM at the Stroh!
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event. 

Music at the Forefront: Michael Mizrahi, Piano
2/16/2015
8:00pm-9:00pm
Bryan Recital Hall
Sponsor
: College of Music Arts
Event Description:  Pianist Michael Mizrahi has won acclaim for his compelling performances of a wide-rangeing repertoire and his ability to connect with audiences of all ages. He has appeared as concerto soloist, recitalist, chamber musician, and teaching artist across the United States and abroad.
How to get your Ziggy Points:
 Swipe your BG1 card before and during the event to receive Ziggy Points.

NCBI Part One
2/17/2015
5:00pm-7:00pm
BTSU 314
Sponsor: Office of Multicultural Affairs
Event Description: All are invited to participate in this interactive diversity training experience.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swipe your BG1 Card to receive Ziggy Points! 

Sustainability Open Forum
2/18/2015
12:00pm-1:00pm
BTSU 318
Sponsor: Office of Campus Sustainability
Event Description: Join the Sustainability Open Forum to get the latest updates on what is happening with sustainability here at BGSU. Feel free to bring your lunch and any questions, concerns, or ideas you might have. All faculty, staff and students are welcome!
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at the event entry.

Last Lecture
2/19/2015
8:00pm-10:00pm
BTSU Theater
Sponsor: Center for Leadership
Event Description:  Inspired by Randy Pausch's New York Times best-selling Book, "The Last Lecture", BGSU Mortar Board and the Center for Leadership is excited to host the 2015 Last Lecture, an honor given to an extraordinary professor who has impacted students. If you knew you could only give one last lecture, what would you say?
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swipe your ID before the event to receive Ziggy Points

BGSU Hockey vs. Northern Michigan
02/21/2015
7:00pm
BGSU Ice Arena              
Sponsor:
Athletics
Event Description:
The BGSU Falcons will face Northern Michigan in WCHA Conference Play. #TalonsUp
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

Breaking Stereotypes: Who I am and Who you think I am?
2/24/2015
3:00pm-5:00pm
Olscamp 101A
Sponsor: Graduate Student Senate
Event Description:  ​ Different student run campus organizations and departments are invited to have students and faculty talk abut their personal experiences in facing stereotypes and breaking down stereotypes. It serves as a platform for the BGSU community to have an open discussion about how we can tackle stereotypes and better educate ourselves.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event. 

NCBI Part Two
2/24/2015
5:00pm-7:00pm
BTSU 314
Sponsor: Office of Multicultural Affairs
Event Description: All are invited to participate in this interactive diversity training experience.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swipe your BG1 Card to receive Ziggy Points! 

Big Playground
2/27/2015
10:00pm-1:00am
Student Recreation Center
Sponsor: Recreation and Wellness
Event Description: Ever miss the care-free days of childhood and playing on a playground? Friday, February 27 the Wellness Connection is sponsoring the BIG Playground Late night event at the Rec! The doors open at 10:00 PM with the first 100 students receiving free t-shirts! To enter you need a valid BGSU ID. this FREE event includes fun inflatables, interactive games, food, caricature artists, and music.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Present a valid student ID or use the vein reader to enter and receive Ziggy Points.

16th Annual Black Issues Conference
2/28/2015
9:00am-4:30pm
BTSU Ballroom
Sponsor:
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Event Description:
All are invited to attend the 16th Annual Black Issues Conference. This year's theme is: A rising Tide Lifts All Boats: the Power of Us. The conference will feature a variety of interactive workshops, a recognition luncheon and keynote speaker Wes Hall who is an on-air L.A. radio personality and author.
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Swipe your BGSU ID before the event to receive Ziggy Points

BGSU Women’s Basketball vs. Buffalo
03/04/2015
7:00pm
Stroh Center
Event Description:
The BGSU Women's Basketball team will face the Buffalo Bulls at 7:00 PM. Be a part of the Madness this March!
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

Greek Sing
3/22/2015
7:00pm-9:00pm
TBD
Sponsor: Office of Campus Activities- Fraternity and Sorority Life
Event Description: Greek sing is the culminating experience of Greek Weekend. Throughout Greek Weekend, fraternities and sororities are paried up into teams to compete in a vareity of activities. During Greek Sing, teams compete for 1st place and the People's choice Award by performing lip-synced dance routines to music.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swipe your BGSU ID before and during the event to receive Ziggy Points.

BFA Senior Thesis Exhibition
3/22/2015-4/4/2015
Various, see below for gallery hours
Dorothy Uber Bryan Gallery, Fine Arts Building
Sponsor: Fine Arts Galleries
Event Description:
Final Exhibition for Graduating Fine Arts students in media ranging from painting to digital art, graphic design to jewelry/metals.
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Visit the galleries Tuesday to Saturday from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM, Thursday from 6:00 to 9:00 PM, and Sunday from 1:00 to 4:00 PM to receive Ziggy Points and see your fellow Falcons art!

National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive
3/24-3/26/2015
11:00am-5:00pm
BTSU Multipurpose Room
Sponsor:
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Event Description:
Join the Latino Student Union in conjunction with the american Red Cross at the National Cesar E. Chavez Blood Drive Challenge. This blood drive promotes health awareness, saving lives and continuing the legacy of American civic leadaer, Cesar Chavez. It's a different experience than any other blood drive with a live DJ. All students, faculty, staff, and community members are welcome!
How to get your Ziggy Points:
 It is not necessary to donate blood to attend the event. Support your fellow Falcons in donating blood and receive Ziggy Points by swiping your BG1 card. You may only receive Ziggy Points once.

Summer Job Fair
3/26/2015
11:00am-3:00pm
BTSU Ballroom
Sponsor: Student Employment Services
Event Description: BGSU Student Employment Services will host the 34th Annual Summer Job Fair on March 26, 2015. This event gives BGSU students a chance to get a jump on finding great summer jobs or internships. Meet recruiters eager to hire BGSU students for part-time and seasonal jobs throughout Ohio and the region. For an up-to-date list of organizations and complete job descriptions, log in to your WorkNet account and enter "summer Job Fair 2015 Opportunities" (use quotations) in the keywords field. Company profiles and available positions are listed in the Summer Job Fair Guide, availalbe at BGNews stands across campus and online at http://bgsu.edu/stuemp. The Summer Job Fair is a great opportunity to begin your summer job search and to interact with recruiters! Bring your BGSU ID and copies of your resume. there will be FREE popcorn, employer giveaways and raffle drawings!
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swipe your BG1 card at the Job fair to receive Ziggy Points.

Start the Conversation
April
5:00pm-6:30pm
TBD
Sponsor: Counseling Center
Event Description: Learn how you can contribute to the Community of Care at BGSU and make sure that no Falcon struggles alone. This interactive training will teach you how to identify warning signs of people who might be struggling and how to be helpful to them. You will learn how powerful often simple expressions of care can be. You will also learn what to do if you know someone who is in crisis.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swipe your Student ID card to receive Ziggy Points

BGSU Tennis vs. Toledo
04/03/2015
1:00pm
Keefe Courts
Event Description:
The Falcons will face I-75 rival, the Toledo Rockets. #BeatTSUN
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Students can swipe in at event entry for the duration of the event.

The Hatch
4/8/2015
6:00pm-8:00pm
The Stroh
Sponsor
: College of Business Dallas Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Event Description:  Students have the unique opportunity to launch a business with the assistance of a business start-up program called "The Hatch." If selected as a Hatchling through an application process, students work on a business presentation with an alumni mentor for ten weeks. The aspiring entrepreneurs then face a panel of investors, along with a live audience, and pitch their ideas in hopes of obtaining funding to "hatch" their venture, similar to the television show "Shark Tank."
How to get your Ziggy Points:
 Swipe your BG1 Card before or during the event to receive Ziggy Points.

2015 SEBO Series in Entrepreneurship
4/10/2015
9:00am-2:00pm
BTSU Ballroom
Sponsor
: College of Business
Event Description:  Disruptive Forces in Business. Keynote Speaker: Jeffrey Taylor, Founder of Monster.com. Presentation will be on "How you can Change the Rules of your Industry" Other Presentations by: Matt Hlavin, Thogus Products "3D Printing." Lou terse, Partners LLC "Drones." "Joe McAleese, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC "Sensory Technology."
How to get your Ziggy Points:
 Register for the event to Receive Ziggy Points.

Sibs n’ Kids Kickoff Event
4/10/2015
7:00pm-10:00pm
BTSU Ballroom
Sponsor: Office of Campus Activities
Event Description: Celebrate Kick-Off of Sibs n' Kids Weekend with inflatables, photos, music, and refreshments.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swipe your BGSU ID before and during the event to receive Ziggy Points.

RSA’s Sibs n’ Kids Carnival
4/11/2015
10:00am-2:00pm
BTSU Ballroom
Sponsor: Office of Residence Life
Event Description: Come to RSA's annual Sibs n' Kids Carnival! Bring your little sibs or just yourself and play on inflatables, get your caricature donem, and have a great time!
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swipe your BGSU ID before and during the event to receive Ziggy Points.

Tuition Raffle Grand Drawing
4/15/2015
7:00pm-9:00pm
Bowen-Thompson Student Union Multipurpose Room
Sponsor
: Honors College
Event Description:  ​ The Tuition Raffle Grand Drawing will be a night full of winning! Come play games for a chance to win prizes from local businesses. Tuition Raffle tickets will also be available for sale. The event will culminate in a drawing for a $3000 scholarship and two full-book scholarships.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swipe your BGSU ID before and during the event to receive Ziggy Points.

Early Music Ensemble Concert
4/15/2015
8:00pm-9:00pm
Bryan Recital Hall
Sponsor: College of Music Arts
Event Description:  Concert featuring music from the Baroque and Renaissance by the student and faculty Early Music Ensemble.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Swipe your ID before the event to receive Ziggy Points

Summer Splash
4/16/2015
10:00pm-1:00am
Student Recreation Center
Sponsor: Recreation and Wellness
Event Description: Summer Splash is a preview of summer with an indoor pool party. The event features music, a "Dive-In" Movie, Battleship, Aqua Zumba, raffle prizes, display tables, free food, and other giveaways.
How to get your Ziggy Points: Present a valid student ID or use the veing reader to enter and receive Ziggy Points.

Asian American Heritage Week Events
4/20/2015-4/24/2015
5:00pm-8:00pm
TBD
Sponsor:
Office of Multicultural Affairs
Event Description:
There will be a variety of events during the week of 4/20/2015. Events are still being planned at this time.
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Swipe your BGSU ID upon entry to receive ziggy points. You can only receive points for attending one event.

Beyond BG
4/20/2015
8:00pm
BTSU Ballroom
Sponsor:
Alumni and Development
Event Description:
Beyond BG is an end of the year celebration sponsored by the Student Alumni Conenction and BGSU Alumni association. Enjoy free food, t-shirts, games, inflatables, and featured campus departments designed to ehlp students with life "Beyond BG." The winners of the Outstanding Senior award and Once a Falcon, Always a Falcon Scholarship will be announced this evening.
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Swipe your BGSU ID before and during the event to receive Ziggy Points.

BGSU Eco-Fair
4/22/2015
11:00am-3:00pm
Union Oval
Sponsor: Office of Campus Sustainability
Event Description: Come celebrate Earth Day at an educational event featuring organizations and initiatives, both on campus and within the community, that work to make our planet a better place. Come check out the variety of environmentally related initiatives, learn about current issues, and meet/connect with those who are working in these areas!
How to get your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at the event entry.  

Finals S.O.S. (Study on Sunday)
5/3/2015
Noon-10:00pm
The Learning Commons
Sponsor:
The Learning Commons, University Libraries
Event Description
: Come to the Learning Commons and the Jerome Library for your final exams! Finals S.O.S. (Study on Sunday) is a place where you can meet with tutors and classmates as you prepare to ace your final exams. There will be snacks and food available throughout the event!
How to get your Ziggy Points:
Swipe your BGSU ID during the event to receive Ziggy Points.