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Finals S.O.S. (Study on Sunday)
5/4/2014, 12:00 PM - 10:00 PM, The Learning Commons and Jerome Library
Sponsored by the Learning Commons and Jerome Library
Get ready for your Final Exams at The Learning Commons and Jerome Library Finals S.O.S. (Study On Sunday)!  Free tutoring from 12:00 noon until 10:00pm in The Learning Commons.  Free food and refreshments throughout the day! Our quiet and group study spaces, tutoring, and computer labs will meet your every study need!
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students are eligible for points by swiping in at the Learning Commons station, swiping is available for the duration of the event. NOTE: Students can earn Ziggy Points for this event, but they will be applied to the 2014-2015 academic year.

20th Latino Issues Conference
4/2/2014, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
In 1995, the first Latino Issues Conference (LIC) was held as an opportunity to dialogue about the future growth and needs of the Hispanic/Latino community in an “inclusive discourse for the 21st century”. Since the first conference, the LIC has continued to remain true to this legacy of providing an opportunity to dialogue about the needs within the Hispanic/Latino community.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

The Sanctuary Institute: Trauma Theory and Parallel Process of Recovery
4/7/2014, 9:00 AM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Sponsored by the College of Health and Human Services
The Sanctuary® Institute has created a model for the active creation of trauma-informed organizations. Such organizations recognize the vulnerability of all people to the effects of trauma and organize interventions aimed at reducing the effects of trauma and stress that are experienced by clients served and those who serve them.
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.

Entrepreneurship Week Kickoff Breakfast
4/7/2014, 9:30 AM, David J. Joseph Student Hub, 2nd Floor Business Building
Sponsored by the College of Business and the Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Kick off our week-long celebration of entrepreneurship with a delicious breakfast and listen to a successful innovator describe his start-up venture.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: This is a free event, but an RSVP is required here. Students can swipe their card for the duration of the event.

Travis Roy: Meeting Challenges - Setting the Pace Lecture Series
4/9/2014, 7:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 228
Sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development
In 1995, Travis Roy took to the ice for his first Boston University hockey game. Eleven seconds after the puck dropped, Travis found himself lying on the ice, paralyzed. Hear Travis speak about the challenges he has overcome since the accident, leading him to earn a degree, write a book and raise over $3 million to improve the lives of spinal cord injury survivors and fund medical research.
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.

The Hatch
4/9/2014, 7:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom
Sponsored by the College of Business and Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Please join us as our student finalists present their business ideas to Falcon Alumni Investors in front of a live audience, similar to the popular show "Shark Tank."  Find out which student entrepreneurs get their businesses funded. We are one of the few colleges in the country that funds the businesses rather than gives prize money.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: This is a free event, but an RSVP is required here. Students can swipe their card for the duration of the event.

Sibs N Kids Carnival
4/11/2014, 4:00 PM, Campus-Wide
Sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities
Sibs N’ Kids weekend is an annual weekend-long event coordinated by the University Activities Board (UAO) and the Office of Campus Activities that invites BGSU students’ siblings and families to participate in programming and the college experience.  
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Baseball vs. Central Michigan
4/12/2014, 1:00 PM, Steller Field
Sponsored by Athletics
The defending MAC Champions return to the diamond to face the Chips of Central Michigan.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Beyond BG
4/14/2014, 8:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom
Sponsored by Alumni
Beyond BG is a celebration of the seniors and a welcome into the alumni world. A few highlights of the event include the Outstanding Senior Award ceremony, the Tuition Raffle drawing, and fun activities to celebrate the end of the year. All students are welcome.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Safe Zone Training
4/15/2014, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM, LGBT Resource Center, 318 Math Sciences Building
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
The Safe Zone Program at Bowling Green State University promotes awareness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans* (LGBT) people. The 2-hour 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: Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required. Students can sign in at event entry for the duration of the event.

Shanklin Colloquium
4/17/2014, 1:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Sentate
The Shanklin Colloquium showcases student research, including short conference papers, poster exhibits, and creative projects, to the university community.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: TBD

Summer Splash
4/17/2014, 10:00 PM - 1:00 AM, Perry Field House
Sponsored by Recreation and Wellness
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: TBD

Falcon Friday
4/18/2014, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union Information Desk
Wear your orange and brown or BGSU gear and come down to the Union Info Desk to get your Ziggy Points.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at the info desk for points between noon and 2:00 PM.

The Asia Project
4/22/2013, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union Multipurpose Room
Sponsored by
Come listen to the award-winning poetry group Asia Project, featured on Russell Simmons' HBO Def Poetry and Black Family Channel's Spoken. In 2008, they took first place at the Southern Fried Poetry Slam Championships. They present poetry as an experience that is both inspirational and moving. The opener will be your fellow falcons presenting their own work.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: TBD

VCT Research Poster Event
4/28/2014, 4:00 PM, Technology Building Room 232
Sponsored by Visual Communication Technology
See the results of undergraduate student research in Visual Communication Technology.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: TBD

Women's Basketball vs. Ohio
3/2/2014, 2:00 PM, Stroh Center
Sponsored by Athletics
BGSU Women's Basketball welcome MAC opponent Ohio to the Stroh Center on Senior Day.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Spring Fever
3/4/2014, 3:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Sponsored by the Bowen-Thompson Student Union, BG1 Card, PNC, BG Bookstore, and BGSU Dining
Come enjoy some activities and win some prizes courtesy of the BTSU, BG1, PNC, the BG Bookstore and Dining Services.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: TBD

Choose Your Financial Adventure!
3/18/2014 at 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM, 3/22/2014 at 10:00 AM, 4/16/2014 at 12:00 PM and 6:00 PM, 4/19/2014 at 10:00 AM, 2015 Moseley Hall / Student Money Management Services
Sponsored by Student Money Management Services and the Office of Student Financial Aid
Join the Office of Student Financial Aid and Student Money Management Services to learn about preparing to repay your student loans and creating a personalized monthly spending plan.   Points are awarded for attending any one of the six sessions.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students are able to pre-register by emailing smms@bgsu.edu or show up the day of the event.  Students will sign in to receive points.

NCBI Workshop - Part 1 (student only)
3/19/2014, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 207
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
NCBI is a diversity workshop model designed to create a more inclusive campus environment. Participants will acquire practical skills for shifting prejudicial attitudes and learn how to become more effective allies for one another. Part One of the workshop helps participants celebrate their similarities and differences and recognize the misinformation they learn about various groups, while Part Two explores the personal impact of discrimination and provides hands-on tools for dealing effectively with bigoted comments and behavior. Register here to reserve your spot.How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Pre-registration is preferred. Clickhere to register after February 3rd. All students who sign in at entry and attend the entire session will receive Ziggy Points.

Jeff Bauman, Boston Marathon Survivor
3/19/2014, Doors open at 6:15 PM with his presentation starting at 7:00 PM, Olscamp 101
Sponsored by University Activities Organization and the Undergraduate Student Government
Jeff Bauman is one of the most recognized survivors of the 2013 Boston Marathon bombings. Join us to hear a story of overcoming extreme physical and emotional trauma and the power to triumph despite overwhelming odds. *For more information on this Speaker/Performer please visit www.apbspeakers.com
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.

The Soldier's Tale
3/19/2014, 8:00 PM, Donnell Theatre
Sponsored by the College of Musical Arts
A performance of Igor Stravinsky's The Soldier's Tale by faculty of the College of Musical Arts.
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.

Greek Sing
3/23/2014, 5:00 PM, Stroh Center
Sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities and Fraternity & Sorority Life
As the highlight and concluding event of Greek Weekend, Greek Sing provides the fraternity and sorority community an opportunity to team up, create, choreograph, direct, and perform 13 different musical performances.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

NCBI Workshop - Part 2 (student only)
3/24/2014, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Room 207
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
NCBI is a diversity workshop model designed to create a more inclusive campus environment. Participants will acquire practical skills for shifting prejudicial attitudes and learn how to become more effective allies for one another. Part One of the workshop helps participants celebrate their similarities and differences and recognize the misinformation they learn about various groups, while Part Two explores the personal impact of discrimination and provides hands-on tools for dealing effectively with bigoted comments and behavior.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Pre-registration is preferred. Click here to register after February 3rd. All students who sign in at entry and attend the entire session will receive Ziggy Points.

JAZZ WEEK: Jazz Lab Band 1 with Vibraphonist Dave Samuels
3/28/2014, 8:00 PM, Kobacker Hall, Moore Musical Arts Center
Sponsored by the College of Musical Arts
BGSU Jazz Lab Band I performs with guest artist, Dave Samuels, vibraphonist.  Look at his resume and one understands the broad scope of what he will bring to campus. He has performed and recorded with artists ranging from Gerry Mulligan, Oscar Peterson, Chet Baker, Stan Getz, Carla Bley and Pat Metheny to the Yellowjackets, Bruce Hornsby, Frank Zappa, The Fantasy Band and Spyro Gyra.  A versatile performer and educator, Dave will be our guest for jazz week, performing with the Faculty group, the Lab Band, and the Vocal Jazz Ensemble.  He will give clinics in both percussion and improvisation.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their cards for the duration of the event.

Freebie Friday
3/28/2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union Front Desk
Sponsored by Dining Services
Come by and visit our Freebie Friday table and learn about nutrition and food in a practical and fun way! Every Friday this semester.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: TBD

Softball vs. Northern Illinois
3/29/2014, 2:00 PM, Meserve Softball Field
Sponsored by Athletics
BGSU Softball begins the MAC Season with a matchup with the Huskies of Northern Illinois.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their cards for the duration of the event.

15th Black Issues Conference
2/1/2014, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM, Olscamp 101
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
The Black Issues Conference was established in 1999 to serve as a catalyst in the educational process of the BGSU campus and community. The conference provides an opportunity to learn about and address key issues that affect the African-American/Black community. Through a diverse offering of workshops, programs and panel presentations we hope to provide learning opportunities that will foster dialogue, discussion and activism amongst conference participants. Register for the eventhere.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Pre-registration is preferred.  Register here or visit the OMA website to register.  All registered students who check in on site will receive Ziggy points.

Gymnastics vs. Central Michigan
2/9/2014, 2:00 PM, Anderson Arena
Sponsored by Athletics
BGSU Gymnastics welcomes Central Michigan to Anderson Arena for the biggest home meet of the year.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Spring 2014 EXPO Job & Internship Fair
2/11/2014, 10:00 AM, Perry Field House
Sponsored by the Career Center
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 their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Last Lecture
2/12/2014, 7:30 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union Theater
Sponsored by the Center for Leadership
The original "Last Lecturer", Randy Pausch, a professor at Carnegie Mellon delivered his last lecture shortly after he learned that his cancer had become terminal. His lecture included stories of his childhood, lessons he wanted his children to learn, and things that he wanted his children to know about him.  Through a selection process, a BGSU faculty member will be invited to give a “last lecture” presentation.
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.

Leadership Conference
2/16/2014, 1:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Sponsored by the Office of Resident Life, National Residence Hall Honorary, and the Center for Leadership
The Leadership Conference is a joint effort between the National Residence Hall Honorary and the Center for Leadership to provide sessions about leadership for students to present and attend.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: TBD

Women's Basketball vs. Central Michigan
2/19/2014, 7:00 PM, Stroh Center
Sponsored by Athletics
BGSU Women's Basketball welcomes Central Michigan in a rematch of last years MAC Tournament game.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Men's Basketball vs. Toledo
2/20/2014, 7:00 PM, Stroh Center
Sponsored by Athletics
BGSU Men's Basketball welcomes the team up north to the Stroh Center for the next installment of the Battle of I-75.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Freebie Friday
2/21/2014, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union Front Desk
Sponsored by Dining Services
Come by and visit our Freebie Friday table and learn about nutrition and food in a practical and fun way! Every Friday this semester.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: TBD

Gymnastics vs. Northern Illinois
2/23/2014, 2:00 PM, Anderson Arena
Sponsored by Athletics
BGSU Gymnastics welcomes Northern Illinois to Anderson Arena for a HUGE MAC showdown.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

BiG Playground
2/28/2014, 10:00 PM, Perry Field House
Sponsored by Recreation and Wellness
"Feel like a kid again” at BiG Playground! Try out the inflatable obstacle course, jousting and adult-sized tricycles. Wanna dance? This year BiG Playground is hosting its second annual Playground Dance Competition. Students can enter the competition as individuals or teams. Refuel with free pizza and refreshments, and visit the caricature artists.  BiG Playground is Friday, February 28, from 10pm-1am in the Perry Field House.  Your college ID is required for entry. For more information click here or call the Wellness Connection at 419.372.WELL (9355).
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: TBD

First Financial Education Session with Student Money Management Services
1/13/2014 - 4/25/2014, 205 Moseley Hall/Student Money Management Services
Sponsored by Student Money Management Services
Do you want to learn how to get more in control of your finances? Managing money can be challenging and you don't have to do it alone! Come in for a first-time, confidential Financial Education Session with Student Money Management Services during Spring Semester 2014 to start your journey toward creating better financial health! Event starts 1/13/2014 and runs through and including 4/25/2014.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Visit Student Money Management Services during open hours (M-F: 8:00am-Noon; 1:00pm-5:00pm between 1/13/14 and 4/25/2014). Students must participate in a personalized financial education session to receive Ziggy Points.

Visit the Learning Commons
1/13/2014 - 3/7/2014, Learning Commons, Jerome Library
Sponsored by the Learning Commons
Visit the Learning Commons for tutorial services and receive Ziggy Points. Points are awarded for up to one visit between January 13 and March 7. Points will not display in the Ziggy Points Portal until the end of the session.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students are eligible for points by either seeing a tutor or checking in at the Learning Commons. Points are available during open hours from January 13 through March 7. Students must swipe in at the Learning Commons to receive points. 

Safe Zone Training
1/15/2014, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM, LGBT Resource Center, 318 Math Sciences Building
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
The Safe Zone Program at Bowling Green State University promotes awareness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans* (LGBT) people. The 2-hour 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: Students can sign in at event entry for the duration of the event.  

2014 MLK Jr. Day of Service Challenge
1/20/2014, 9:00 AM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union/Community Partner Agencies
Sponsored by the Office of Service-Learning
The Civic Action Leaders of the Office of Service-Learning are coordinating the MLK Jr. Day of Service aimed at meeting community-identified needs and developing an ethic of service. Registration for the event has closed, but the CALS are still committed to you and to the community! Schedule a consultation with a CAL to identify meaningful service opportunities that interest you. To do so, simply email communityservice@bgsu.edu or stop by our office in 315 University Hall. Mention this message during your consultation to ensure your Ziggy Points!
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students already registered for MLK Day will receive Ziggy Points after participating. If you were unable to register, you are welcome to schedule a consultation with the Civic Action Leaders to identify meaningful service opportunities that interest you. To do so, simply email communityservice@bgsu.edu or stop by our office in 315 University Hall. Mention this message during your consultation to ensure your Ziggy Points! Consultations must be scheduled prior to spring break to receive Ziggy Points.

Falcons FLOCK - Should We All Just Get Along: Coping with Racism and Prejudice
1/21/2014, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union 318
Sponsored by the Counseling Center
This workshop teaches the differences between racism and prejudice and the ramifications and consequences of racism/prejudice environmentally and individually. Come learn ways to be a more effective ally and learn effective coping strategies following racist/prejudice encounters or experiences.
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 Leadership Week 2014, Events from 1/21 - 1/23
1/21/2014 - 1/23/2014 (See Description)
Sponsored by the Center for Leadership
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. Attend at least one of the Leadership Week events between Tuesday (1/21) and Thursday (1/23) to receive 100 Ziggy Points. Note: Students are welcome to attend multiple events, but only 1 event will be counted for Ziggy Points.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Attend at least one of the Leadership Week events between Tuesday (1/21) and Thursday (1/23) to receive 100 Ziggy Points. Click here for the schedule. Swiping stations will be available for the duration of each event. Note: Students are welcome to attend multiple events, but only 1 event will be counted for Ziggy Points.

Get Involved Fair
1/24/2014, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Olscamp 101
Sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities
Looking to get involved on campus? The Get Involved Fair is a great way to advertise your organization's upcoming programs and recruit new membership.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Hockey vs. Lake Superior
1/24/2014, 7:00 PM, BGSU Ice Arena
Sponsored by Athletics
BGSU Hockey welcomes WCHA power Lake Superior State to the BGSU Ice Arena.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

St. Baldrick's
1/26/2014, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union Multi-Purpose Room
Sponsored by the Office of Residence Life
St. Baldrick's raises money to fund researching looking for cures to childhood cancers. Participants can donate or shave their heads to help raise funds and awareness for this amazing program.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Women's Basketball vs. Northern Illinois
1/26/2014, 2:00 PM, Stroh Center
Sponsored by Athletics
BGSU Women's Basketball welcomes the Huskies of Northern Illinois. The Falcons are looking for their 10th straight post season appearance.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

John Quinones
1/29/2014, 7:00 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom
Sponsored by the Dean of Students
In celebration of the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Emmy Award-winning co-anchor of the ABC news magazine "Primetime" and anchor of the series "What Would You Do?”, John Quinones, will present “What Would YOU Do? A 20/20 Vision of America”, on Wednesday, January 29th at 7pm in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union, Lenhart Grand Ballroom. 
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.

Spring 2014 EXPO Prep Day
1/30/2014, 2:00 PM, Olscamp 101
Sponsored by the Career Center
Mingle 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 & Internships Fair preparation, interview information and LinkedIn orientations and advanced WorkNet searches will be discussed at each station.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: TBD

Hockey vs. Michigan Tech
1/31/2014, 7:00 PM, BGSU Ice Arena
Sponsored by Athletics
BGSU Hockey welcomes WCHA foe Michigan Tech to the BGSU Ice Arena for a pivotal conference show down.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

World Percussion Night
12/4/2013, 8:00 PM, Kobacker Hall
Sponsored by the College of Musical Arts
World Percussion student ensembles perform.  
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card for this event at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.

Pajama Party Late Night Event
12/5/2013, 10:00 PM - 12:00 AM, Perry Field House
Sponsored by the Wellness Connection
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: Locate the Ziggy Points table near check in to collect your points.  Swiping stations are guaranteed for the first hour of the event.

Study on Sunday
12/15/2013, 2:00 PM - 5:30 PM, Jerome Library
Sponsored by University Libraries & Learning Commons
The purpose of this event is to offer extended tutoring sessions and study spaces to all students as they prepare for final exams. In addition to tutoring sessions, we will offer relaxation stations, games, and food. Our goal is to bring students into the Library and offer them valuable study resources while engaging in some fun and relaxing activities.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Student are eligible for points by swiping in at the Learning Commons station, swiping is available for the duration of the event.

Seminar on Aging
11/4/2013, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM, BTSU Ballroom
Sponsored by CHHS
“Optimal Aging.” This BGSU event is co-sponsored by the Ohio Masonic Home. National speakers will discuss optimal aging across the lifespan as well as discuss informal caregiving issues and provide new technological solutions that would assist caregivers and those who wish to “age in place.”
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card for this event at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.

Tunnel of Oppression
11/6/2013, 10:00 AM - 10:00 PM BTSU 308 and 11/7/2013, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM BTSU 308
Sponsored by Residence Life
The Tunnel of Oppression is a campus diversity initiative that is thought provoking and conscious raising.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the event during the duration of the event.

GSS Forums
11/6/2013, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, BTSU Theater
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Senate
These are forums sponsored by GSS. Faculty, administrators or students are invited to give enlightening presentations informally. Topics are widely chose and closely related to grad student life/study. Open to all students.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card for this event at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.  

BGSU Volleyball vs. Ohio
11/8/2013, 7:00 PM, Stroh Center
Sponsored by Athletics
MAC Volleyball powerhouse Ohio visits the Stroh for a conference match.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

BGSU Football vs. Ohio
11/12/2013, 7:30 PM, Doyt Perry Stadium
Sponsored by Athletics
Show the nation what BGSU is all about as the Falcons host the Ohio Bobcats in a mid-week MAC showdown on national television!
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Safe Zone Training
11/12/2013, 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM, LGBT Resource Center
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
The Safe Zone Program at Bowling Green State University promotes awareness of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Trans* (LGBT) people. The 2-hour 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: Students can swipe their card for this event at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.

BGSU Women's Basketball vs Niagra
11/15/2013, 6:00 PM, Stroh Center
Sponsored by Athletics
The BGSU Women's Basketball Falcons tip-off the 2013 season as they welcome the Niagra Purple Eagles. Cheer the Falcons on all season long as they look to continue their current streak of 9 straight postseason appearances. 
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Leadership Academy
11/16/2013, Check in by 9:30 AM, event until 5:00 PM, 101 Olscamp
Sponsored by the Center for Leadership
Leadership Academy is the premier, annual leadership conference at Bowling Green State University. This one-day event that 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: Student must register and attend the event to receive points.

Not In Our Town Kickoff
11/18/2013, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM, Bowen-Thompson Student Union Ballroom (B)
Sponsored by the Dean of Students, Division of Student Affairs, Office of Equity and Diversity, Office of Multicultural Affairs and The Collective
This event will kickoff Not In Our Town Week. It will feature a variety of student organizations, offices, and some community support. Attendees will be able to write their own thoughts about the Not In Our Town campaign, read the pledge, sign banners, and get a perspective of different aspects of hatred and discrimination. 
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Look for the Ziggy Points signage near the entrance. Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Global E-Week: Supply Chain Logistics Lunch and Learn OR Agri-Business: How Local Businesses are Feeding the World
11/21/2013, 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM or 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM, Olscamp 101
Sponsored by the College of Business and Dallas-Hamilton Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership
Supply Chain Logistics Lunch and Learn –11:00am-1:00p.m. The first program focuses on the logistics of shipping local food and agricultural-related products to the rest of the world. Local entrepreneurs will explain the supply chain of their products over lunch.  This event is free but an RSVP is required. (cbarsvp@bgsu.edu) Agri-Business:  How Local Businesses are Feeding the World- 4:00-7:00 PM. Northwest Ohio’s agri-business impacts the global economy with a strong presence in the food and logistics industries. From growing to processing, you can find a bountiful harvest of healthful foods produced in this region. Learn from local industry experts and entrepreneurs about the importance of Northwest Ohio’s agriculture.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can earn points by attending one of the two events.  Students can swipe their card at event for the duration of the event.  Note: If students attend both events only 1 event will be counted for Ziggy Points. 

Fall 2013 EXPO Job & Internship Fair
10/2/2013, 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM, Perry Field House
Sponsored by the Career Center
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.To view a list of organizations registered to attend the Fall EXPO Job & Internship Fair, login to your WorkNet account via the MyBGSU web portal or pick up a copy of the Fall EXPO Job & Internship Fair Guide two weeks before the fair.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

GSS Forums
10/2/2013, 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM, BTSU Theater
Sponsored by the Graduate Student Senate
These are forums sponsored by GSS. Faculty, administrators or students are invited to give enlightening presentations informally. Topics are widely chose and closely related to grad student life/study. Open to all students.How to How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card for this event at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.

Celebrating the 2013 International Year of Statistics
10/4/2013, 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM, 101 Olscamp Hall
Sponsored by the College of Business, Center for Business Analytics, Dept. for Math & Stats, College of Arts and Sciences
Keynote speaker is Alan Schwarz, a New York Times columnist and best-selling author. The event is free but registration is required. RSVP to cmathis@bgsu.edu or register at bgsu.edu/analytics
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Registration is free but required.  RSVP to cmathis@bgsu.edu or register at bgsu.edu/analytics.  Students must register and attend to receive points.  Swiping stations are guarenteed the first hour of the event.

Homecoming Kickoff
10/4/2013, Immediately following Homecoming Parade, approximately 6:00 P.M., University Hall Lawn (Rain location - 101 Olscamp)
Sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities
Join the BGSU community to kick-off the 2013 Homecoming weekend with great music and games, human hamster balls, jugglers, magicians, and a dunk tank!  
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Look for the OCA Table and Ziggy Points Signage.  Swiping stations are guaranteed the first hour of the event. 

MOSAIC Series: Asian American Student Roundtable
10/8/2013, 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM, BTSU 315
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
The Monthly Mosaic Series is designed with the intention to foster greater interconnections and communications by highlighting and celebrating experiences and events that have built and sustained our BGSU campus community. The Mosaic Series will focus on raising awareness and building knowledge about wide range of diversity and experiences through different formats and platforms ranging from presentations to panel discussions.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card for this event at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.

Project Homeless Connect
10/16/2013, 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM, St. Mark's Lutheran Church
Sponsored by the Office of Service-Learning
Project Homeless Connect (PHC) is designed to provide immediate goods and services to homeless individuals and those nearing homelessness. PHC provides basic needs and critical services in one day at one location. The Office of Service-Learning will be coordinating volunteer shifts for BGSU students, faculty, and staff to take part in this event.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

BGSU Hockey vs. Colgate
10/18/2013, 7:00 PM, BGSU Ice Arena
Sponsored by Athletics
Falcon Hockey returns to the ice as they host the Colgate Raiders.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

FREE Credit Report
10/21/2013, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM, 205 Moseley Hall
Sponsored by Student Money Management
Pull your FREE credit report and have it reviewed with a financial educator.  Understanding your credit report is a critical part of good financial health.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Monster Mash Wellness Bash
10/24/2013, 10:00 PM - 1:00 AM, Perry Field House
Sponsored by the Wellness Connection
Activities include free food, a costume contest, spooky music and prizes.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Locate the Ziggy Points table near check in to collect your points.  Swiping stations are guaranteed for the first hour of the event.

BGSU Women's Soccer vs. Miami
10/27/2013, 1:00 PM, Cochrane Stadium
Sponsored by Athletics
BGSU Women's Soccer welcomes the defending MAC East Champion Miami Redhawks.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Student Money Management Personal Consultation
10/28/13-11/8/13, Business Hours, 205 Moseley Hall
Sponsored by Student Money Management
Based on your personal financial wants and needs we will help you create a spending and/or savings plan that works for you. We will collaborate with you to help you see where your financial behaviors and/or choices help move you toward or away from your financial goals. This process can provide a strong base of knowledge for future financial planning and may help you reduce or even eliminate financial stressors.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Appointment is required.  Call 419-372-2252 or email smms@bgdu.edu to set up an appointment.  Students will be able to earn points once completed with the appointment.

Scavenger Hunt Photo Challenge
9/3/2013, 4:00 PM, Education 109
Sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development
Work in teams of two on a hunt for people and places around campus. Come to the Education Building to pick up your team’s list of clues, then take off around campus to snap pictures of the sites where the clues take you. Be the first team to correctly submit photos of all clue stops to our Facebook page (www.facebook.com/BGSUEDHD) and each team member will win a Kindle Fire! The top 5 runner-up teams who complete the scavenger hunt challenge will also receive a prize.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Locate the Ziggy Points table near check in to collect your points.  Swiping stations are guaranteed for the first hour of the event.

Major Match Up
9/4/2013, 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM, Grand Ballroom A
Sponsored by Advising Services and Career Center
Help students explore major and minor options.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card for this event at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed the first hour of the event.

Big Gay Picnic
9/5/2013, 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM, BTSU Grand Ballroom
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
Big Gay Picnic is a fun and energetic community program hosted during BGSU’s Welcome Week. The program, held in BTSU’s ballroom, highlights facets of LGBT social culture through drag king and queen performances and through showcasing the talents of members of BGSU’s underrepresented communities. In the past this has included spoken word artists and university dance teams. Big Gay picnic features acts mostly student acts and is hosted by a student leader in the LGBT community.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Look for the OMA Table and Ziggy Points Signage.  Swiping stations are guaranteed the first hour of the event.  

4th Annual Volunteer and Community Partnership Fair
9/10/2013, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, BTSU Grand Ballroom
Sponsored by the Office of Service-Learning
The Volunteer & Community Partnership Fair is designed to create a space for community partners to directly recruit students, faculty and staff members as volunteers, supporters, and collaborators. Agencies will be looking for interns and volunteers for long and short term service projects.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Falcons FLOCK (Flourishing, Learning, Overcoming, Challenging, Knowing)
9/11/2013, Noon, BTSU 314
Sponsored by the Counseling Center
Should we just all get along?  Coping with Racism and Prejudice.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card for this event at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.

CampusFest
9/12/2013, 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM, BTSU Union Oval
Sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities
Looking to get involved or just get some free swag and meet people? Come to Campus Fest, an annual all-campus event with over 300 student organizations, departments, colleges, and businesses represented! Find out how to get involved and what organizations are active on our campus and in our community. Fellow falcons, fun-filled activities, and great giveaways make Campus Fest a must-see destination the second week of classes. See you there!
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Look for one of the two Ziggy Points stations.  Swiping stations are guaranteed the first hour of the event.  

BGSU Men's Soccer vs. Ohio State
9/13/2013, 7:00 PM, Cochrane Stadium
Sponsored by Athletics
BGSU Men's Soccer hosts in state rival Ohio State.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

The Leadership Safari
9/17/2013, 7:00 PM, Lenhart Grand Ballroom
Sponsored by the Center for Leadership
You are invited to a NOT MISS PRESENTATION! This will be one of the most interactive and high energy experiences of your orientation. We will explore the dynamics of your college experience, develop a multitude of opportunities for success, and put you on a path to accomplishing your biggest personal and professional goals. Ryan’s presentations are laced with hilariousness and practical strategies for exceeding as a student leader. Ryan is the founder of Take Back College, is the author of Degree in Ninja - A Student’s Guide to Study, Strike and Succeed, and acts as the Director of Professional Development at the University of Minnesota’s Labovitz School of Business and Economics.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card for this event at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.

Counseling Center Open House
9/20/2013, 11:00 AM - 1:30 PM, 104 College Park
Sponsored by the Counseling Center
Free chair massages, free food, aromatherapy and more fun!
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Family Weekend Magician "Nate Staniforth College Tour"
9/20/2013, 8:30 PM, BTSU Ballroom
Sponsored by the Office of Campus Activities
Nate Staniforth, voted Best Small Venue Perform of 2011 by Campus Activities magazine, will amaze the audience with his magic tricks and illusions. His performance of timeless classics has never failed to wow audiences and keep them cheering for more.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card for this event at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.

BGSU Football vs. Murray State
9/21/2013, 3:30 PM, Doyt Perry Stadium
Sponsored by Athletics
Celebrate Family Weekend with Falcon Football. Arrive early as the first 1,000 students receive a free pair of Orange and Brown Wayfarer sunglasses!
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Expo Prep Day: Visit the Experts' Tables
9/25/2013, 2:00 PM -6:00 PM, BTSU, Multipurpose, 228
Sponsored by the Career Center
Mingle with employers and Career Center staff as you prepare for the Fall EXPO Job & Internship Fair. A variety of career topics including resume critiques by employers, job & internship fair preparation, interview information and LinkedIn orientations and advanced WorkNet searches will be discussed at each station.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Global Families Presentation
9/26/2013, 1:00 PM- 2:30 PM, 101A Olscamp
Sponsored by the College of Education and Human Development
Dr. Bahira Trask is a Professor and Associate Chair of Human Development and Family Studies at the University of Delaware and a Policy Scientist in the Center for Community Research and Service.  She will be on campus to present on the intersection of globalization, gender, work and family.  Dr. Trask concentrates on economic changes, work and gender roles and policies that can help strengthen low income families.  She also has an interest in intergenerational relationships and workforce development for the 21st century.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card for this event at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.

BGSU Football vs. Akron
9/28/2013, 2:30 PM, Doyt Perry Stadium
Sponsored by Athletics
Cheer on your Falcon Football Team as they take on MAC rival Akron Zips.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Comedic Magician Michael Kent
8/26/2013, 9:00 PM, BTSU Lenhart Grand Ballroom
Sponsored by New Student Orientation and First Year Programs
Michael Kent combines his sarcastic and irreverent sense of humor with mindblowingmagic in a way that seems to let the audience “in on the joke.” All over the country, Michael’s audiences are experiencing what it’s like when a stand-up comic performs magic. Sponsored by the Office of New Student Orientation and First Year Programs.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card for at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.

Learning Commons Visit
8/26/2013 - 9/13/2013, Business Hours, Learning Commons
Sponsored by the Learning Commons
We would like to offer Ziggy Points for all students who visit the Learning Commons during the first three weeks of the semester by either swiping in for tutorial services and/or swiping in for their Ziggy Points.  If they swipe in for just Ziggy Points we would like to provide them with a handout with all of our services outlined and information on how to obtain tutoring.  It would be more of a scavenger hunt for them, but they would be able to see where we are located and receive valuable information on our services.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Student are eligible for points by either seeing a tutor or participating in scavenger hunt.  Points are available during learning commons open hours during the first three weeks of the semester.

RSA's Casino Night
8/27/2013, 8:00 PM - 11:00 PM, BTSU Ballroom
Sponsored by Residence Life
Come try your luck at RSA's Casino where you can play Blackjack, Texas Hold'em, and several other exciting casino games, including slot machines.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Locate the Ziggy Points table near check in to collect your points.  Swiping stations are guaranteed for the first hour of the event.

Multicultural Cookout
8/28/2013, 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM, Math Sciences Lawn Area
Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs
This event is open to all BGSU students and Office of Multicultural Affairs, TRIO, SMART and Project Search participants. Learn more about the programs and services of each of these offices, meet other students, and have great fun! Sponsored by Office of Multicultural Affairs, TRIO, SMART, and Project Search Programs.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Look for the Check in Table and Ziggy Points Signage.  Swiping stations are throughout the event.  

Fall Welcome
8/29/2013, 2:30 PM - 4:30 PM, Jerome Library
Sponsored by University Libraries
Please stop by the Jerome Library and the Learning Commons on the first floor of the William T. Jerome Library to learn how these important resources can assist you with your academic pursuits at BGSU. We will have snacks and refreshments available and other fun activities!
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

BGSU Football vs. Tulsa
8/29/2013, 7:00 PM, Doyt Perry Stadium
Sponsored by Athletics
The Football Falcons, which feature 17 Preseason All-MAC Team selections, open their season against Conference USA foe Tulsa. Last season the Falcons finished 8-4 earning a trip to the Military Bowl. This year, the Falcons are looking for a MAC Title.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

BGSU Volleyball vs. Marquette
8/30/2013, 7:00 PM, Stroh Center
Sponsored by Athletics
BGSU Volleyball opens its defense of the MAC title hosting the Marquette Golden Eagles. Be there as the MAC Championship banner is unveiled!
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card at entry for the duration of the event.

Dueling Pianos
8/30/2013, 8:00 PM, Lenhart Grand Ballroom
Sponsored by New Student Orientation and First Year Programs
Dueling Pianos is a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that will have you singing, cheering, dancing, and laughing. It is an all request-driven, live musical show. Sponsored by the Office of New Student Orientation and First Year Programs.
How to Get Your Ziggy Points: Students can swipe their card for this event at the event entry.  Swiping stations are guaranteed 30 minutes before event start and 30 minutes after.