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Monday, Oct. 23, 2017

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  1. Spring 2018 enrollment begins for sophomores
  2. Donate to help hurricane victims!
  3. EAT BURRITOS FOR HURRICANE RELIEF!
  4. Register for Relay for Life today!
  5. LGBTQ+ Poster Campaign
  6. REGISTER FOR MLK DAY OF SERVICE 2018
  7. Ziggy Points call for events for Spring 2018
  8. Today - learn Design Thinking at the Collab Lab at 2 p.m.
  9. ARTalk: Lacie Garnes - 'Feminist Landscapes'
  10. HELP CLUB SOFTBALL @ BOB EVANS!
  11. Guest lecture with Dr. Karen Root
  12. Build your career with a Sociology Degree
  13. City Council Candidate Forum TONIGHT!
  14. Diversity University
  15. Internships and volunteer opportunities available!
  16. Register TODAY for Halloween Night Hike!
  17. Local History Publication Award Lecture
  18. Join Active Minds in BA 106 this Thursday from 6-7
  19. The Fourth Annual Midwest Pre-Health Conference
  20. WBGU-fm 70th Birthday Party
  21. Calling ALL VETERANS and FALCONS

Students

  1. File the FAFSA by January 15 (or sooner)
  2. Voter Identification Letter now available!
  3. When homesickness strikes, don't let it get you down
  4. Come Share Your Rose, Bud, and Thorn
  5. Need something to do this week?
  6. October meeting
  7. OUT(?) Falcons - LGBTQ & questioning support group
  8. Summer internship opportunity
  9. Neruoscience Club Meeting
  10. SMART SEXPECTATIONS!!
  11. INTERESTED IN BEING AN ORIENTATION LEADER?
  12. Sip and paint with us!
  13. Register TODAY for Leadership Academy!
  14. SCMA Professional Development/Negotiation Workshop
  15. Saturdays with Monsters and Heroes
  16. AIR FORCE ROTC!

Faculty/Staff

  1. President and University Awards Deadline Nov. 6
Campus Update Archive

1. Spring 2018 enrollment begins for sophomores

Sophomores may enroll in classes for Spring 2018 beginning Tuesday, Oct 24. Freshmen may begin enrolling in classes on Wednesday, Oct 25. All students are reminded to look at their Student Center in MyBGSU to find details regarding the date and time to begin registering for spring classes.

To access this information, log in to MyBGSU and select Student Center. Upon seeing Student Center information, please refer to the Enrollment Dates section on the right side of the page. This area will provide the details regarding the date and time when you will be eligible to enroll for Spring 2018 classes.

Any questions regarding this information may be directed to the Registration and Records Help Line at 419-372-4444 or by email to registrar@bgsu.edu.

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2. Donate to help hurricane victims!

Come out and help SOSW support the victims affected by the recent hurricane tragedies through our Hurricane Relief Donation Drive. Located in all Residence Hall Lobbies, the College of Health and Human Services, and other buildings across campus, will be a "Hurricane Donation Box" where you can donate anything from animal care products, baby care, personal care products, and cleaning supplies. Located on each box is a Suggested Supply List recommending which items to donate. The Donation Drive will continue until Friday, December 1. Stay tuned for Union Tables and other updates concerning the drive!

If you have any questions about where to donate, or are looking for ways to help, please contact La'Kira at lakiraj@bgsu.edu.

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3. EAT BURRITOS FOR HURRICANE RELIEF!

Go to Chipotle tomorrow, (Tuesday, October 24) from 5-9 to support the BGSU Red Cross Club Fundraiser for Hurricane Relief! Many people and areas are still in recovery and are in need of your help! Mention the fundraiser or follow the link here to get a digital copy of the flyer, thank you for your support!

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4. Register for Relay for Life today!

Interested in participating in Relay for Life of BGSU? Now's your chance! Relay for Life will be held on Nov. 18-19 from 6 p.m.-6 a.m. in the Perry Field House. Cancer never sleeps, and neither will we!

The theme this year is Around the World. Join Colleges Against Cancer and the countless other teams that have registered for a memorable night full of entertainment and reverence as BGSU honors all who have fought the battle against cancer. Come walk with us and help us achieve a world with more birthdays. All proceeds go to the American Cancer Society.

Visit this link to sign up until the day of Relay to register or donate.

Questions? Email Colleges Against Cancer at bgcac@bgsu.edu.

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5. LGBTQ+ Poster Campaign

We are getting ready for our annual poster campaign celebrating LGBTQ+ students, faculty, and staff members at BGSU. This poster is traditionally posted in several locations on campus - so this would be "out."

If you would like to be considered to be included in this year's poster, we will need the following:
Name
Pronouns (if you'd like to include them)
BGSU affiliation (undergrad, grad, faculty, staff, etc.) Identities you'd like to share (e.g., queer, lesbian, gay, bisexual, pansexual, asexual, demisexual, transgender, genderqueer, ally, advocate, etc.)
Photo you'd like included (think headshot, but it can be fun!)

Go to this link to submit your information.

Please contact kstygle@bgsu.edu with questions.

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6. REGISTER FOR MLK DAY OF SERVICE 2018

Come find the Center for Community & Civic Engagement's Staff on the Education Steps TODAY from 11-1 p.m.

Come ask questions about MLK day, how to register, and how to get involved!

Can't make it? No problem visit www.bgsu.edu/mlkday and get ALL the information you need! Hope to see you there! #BGMLK18

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7. Ziggy Points call for events for Spring 2018

Partner with Campus Activities by registering your Spring 2018 events as Ziggy Points events. The Ziggy Points system is an incentive program that helps to increase student participation, broaden student horizons and perspectives, and give students a chance to win prizes for attending campus wide events. If you would like to know more about ZP, please refer here.

If you would like to register your events as Ziggy Points events, please follow this link.

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8. Today - learn Design Thinking at the Collab Lab at 2 p.m.

Design Thinking is an approach to problem solving that involves gathering insight, brainstorming, prototyping, and iterating. It has been used in many contexts to facilitate creativity and innovation. Attendees to this workshop will learn how to integrate design thinking into their work to solve problems and effectively communicate solutions.

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9. ARTalk: Lacie Garnes - 'Feminist Landscapes'

Tonight at 6 p.m.
204 Fine Arts Center

Lacie Garnes is an artist engaged in traditional and experimental image-making processes, working primarily with lens-based photography and video. After graduating with a BFA in Computer Art from BGSU in 2001, she earned a MFA in Art and Technology Studies from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work is exhibited in galleries and museums internationally.

In this ARTalk, Lacie will present her research grounded in the theoretical discourse surrounding the landscape, environmentalism, feminist theory, identity politics and queer visuality, all of which inform her interdisciplinary studio practice.

Part of the "Milestones: Celebrating 25 Years of Digital Arts at BGSU" Fall 2017 visiting alumni lecture series. For info: bgsu.edu/artalumni.

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10. HELP CLUB SOFTBALL @ BOB EVANS!

Get your grub on at the Bob Evans in BG from 6:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. today to support BGSU's Club Softball fundraiser! We hope to see you there!

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11. Guest lecture with Dr. Karen Root

TONIGHT - 7:00 p.m.
207 BTSU

Dr. Karen Root presents "Managing Land Use to Foster Native Biodiversity" focusing on her 15 years of research on the Oak Openings Region of Northwest Ohio, a biodiversity hotspot. Contact us with questions at greenbg@bgsu or visit our website for a full list of Sustainability Week events!

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12. Build your career with a Sociology Degree

TONIGHT. Join us for presentation of an American Sociological Association (ASA) webinar and discussion of building your career with a degree in Sociology. Tonight, (Monday, Oct. 23) at 7 p.m., in 314 BTSU. All are welcome!

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13. City Council Candidate Forum TONIGHT!

Join BGSU Votes, Undergraduate Student Government, and BG Falcon Media TONIGHT for a City Council Candidate forum! Hear the candidates speak about local issues and get the chance to meet them before the questioning begins. The event starts at 8 p.m. in the BTSU Multipurpose Room. Email burrem@bgsu.edu with any questions.

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14. Diversity University

Oct. 24 at 5 p.m.
101 Olscamp

Diversity University is an upbeat interactive program! Filled with poetry, role playing skits, and crowd participation activities designed to fully engage students in the entire program. Through the telling of their personal stories of dealing with pain and loss, Julia and Monti connect with student bodies unlike any other speaker. Young, relatable, professional, and inspirational for a generation of diverse students in need of a voice of their own! Breaking stereotypical barriers through cultural collaboration while exploring, expanding, and educating students.

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15. Internships and volunteer opportunities available!

Come learn about and get connected with internship and volunteer opportunities through the Four Corners Center at this month's Community Partnership Series!

Date: October 24
Time: 10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Location: 315 Union

The Community Partnership Series is designed to yield fruitful discussions and opportunities between community partners and BGSU faculty and students. This month, Four Corners Center will be joining us. Four Corners Center is a community hub that houses the BG Chamber of Commerce, BG Convention & Visitors Bureau, BG Economic Development Office and Downtown BG.

Four Corners is looking to identify volunteers and interns (usually TLEP, marketing, communications, PR, VCT or business) for upcoming semesters.

For more information, contact Hannah Finnerty - finnehj@bgsu.edu

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16. Register TODAY for Halloween Night Hike!

Get into the Halloween spirit and join us on October 26 for a spooky hike! This hike will be a dark evening for a scenic (but spooky) walk through a local Bowling Green park, complete with ghoulish stories that may or may not be true...

Time: 9-11 p.m.
Date: Thursday, October 26
The deadline to register is TODAY (10/23) by 5 p.m.

For More Information:
Website
outdoorpro@bgsu.edu | 419.372.2146
Department of Recreation and Wellness
Division of Student Affairs

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17. Local History Publication Award Lecture

Please join the Center for Archival Collections at Bowling Green State University as we recognize the recent winner of the Local History Publication Award with a fall lecture by one of selected authors.

Kyle Kondik - "The Fading Bellwether? Ohio's Remarkable Record of Picking Presidents, and Why That Record is in Danger"

Thursday, October 26
4:00 p.m., Pallister Conference Room
Wm. T. Jerome Library

Kyle Kondik is managing editor of Sabato's Crystal Ball, the University of Virginia Center for Politics’ authoritative, nonpartisan newsletter on American campaigns and elections. He is a frequently cited expert on American politics who has appeared on CNN, Fox News, MSNBC, PBS NewsHour and Comedy Central's "The Daily Show." His book on Ohio's presidential voting history was released in June 2016. He also serves as the center's communications director and is based in Washington.

For questions about either event, please contact Cindy Sauer at csauer@bgsu.edu or 419-372-9614.

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18. Join Active Minds in BA 106 this Thursday from 6-7

Join Active Minds in BA 106 this Thursday from 6-7 p.m. to discuss Anxiety and Panic Disorder while analyzing Perks of Being a Wallflower. Please email paigel@bgsu.edu if you cannot make it to the meeting but still want information from the meeting as well. Also, if you did not join us at the last meeting, we would still love to have you join. We always have open and safe discussions about mental health during our member meetings.

We will also be at the Monster Mash event in the Student Recreation Center Thursday night from 10-11:30 p.m. or midnight so watch Rocky Horror Picture show, enjoy free food, and visit our booth. We hope to see you there!

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19. The Fourth Annual Midwest Pre-Health Conference

Attention all pre-health related majors and students who are contemplating a health profession! Don't miss the Fourth Annual Midwest Pre-Health Conference, which will take place at the Bowen-Thompson Student Union on Friday and Saturday, Oct. 27-28. BGSU faculty and staff are also highly encouraged to enjoy the free conference, which will feature a Medical Student Panel and Networking Event on Friday, followed by some great keynote speakers, breakout sessions and a conference recruitment fair on Saturday.

Over 40 programs will be represented that cover a broad range of areas, including Allied Health (Physical, Occupational, Speech Therapy), Dentistry, Graduate (MPH, MSW, Clinical Psychology, etc.), Medicine (MD, DO), Nursing, Optometry, Pharmacy, Physician Assistant, Podiatry, Public Health, Research and Veterinary Medicine. For more conference details, agenda and to register, please click here.

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20. WBGU-fm 70th Birthday Party

Help WBGU-FM celebrate the big 7-0!
November 3 at noon
Howard's Club H

We will be welcoming alumni to come visit our newly renovated studios and meet the staff during an open house. You are welcome to pop in and visit all day long.

Afterwards, we will be hosting live music and celebrating the 70 awesome years of the radio station. Howard's Club H has always been a staple for the radio station and we are happy they are allowing us to celebrate there. You are encouraged to dress in your favorite throw back clothing from years past. We will have a costume contest for an awesome WBGU prize for the winner. There will also be throw back photos for you to check out that mullet you used to rock in the 80s. (Don't be ashamed, it USED to be cool.)

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21. Calling ALL VETERANS and FALCONS

ARE YOU OR SOMEONE YOU KNOW A VETERAN IN OR NEAR THE BGSU COMMUNITY? If so, the Falcon Leadership Institute(FLI) will be hosting a FREE Breakfast with a Veteran on Friday, November 10. Veterans will have the opportunity to be applauded and recognized for their service to their local communities and their country, as well be presented with a special opportunity to share their stories with current BGSU Students. Breakfast with a Veteran will occur beginning at 9:30-11:30 a.m. on Friday, November 10, in the Sky bank Ballroom of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Students and Faculty members, are encouraged to be in attendance as well. However, SPACE is limited so please RSVP today by completing this form. If you have any questions, please contact Jordan Parker at (216)-551-8307 or parkjor@bgsu.edu.

Event Details:
Skybank Ballroom of the Student Union
Friday, November 10, 9:30 a.m. - 11:30 p.m.

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1. File the FAFSA by January 15 (or sooner)

The FAFSA is open for the 2018-19 school year at fafsa.ed.gov. Make sure you file by BG's priority deadline of January 15 to maximize your financial aid opportunities. The FAFSA must be filed every year that you want aid. Many scholarships require that it is on file so make sure you do it as soon as possible. Use BGSU's code: 003018. Questions? Call Student Financial Aid at 419-372-2651 or stop by 231 Administration Building.

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2. Voter Identification Letter now available!

ATTN On-Campus Residents: You can now download a Voter Identification Letter via the MyBGSU Web Portal for voting in Wood County. Just print the letter and take it to the voting poll on Election Day in order to vote! Each Voter Identification Letter will expire 30 days after printing. Log into your MyBGSU Web Portal, go to the Student Center, and find the section labeled, "Personal Information." Click on the drop down box and choose the option that says, "Voter Identification Letter." If you do not have a current residence hall address, you will not be able to obtain a letter.

Questions? Please contact the Office of Residence Life at 419-372-2011.

To learn more about the voting process and available options, visit the Center for Community & Civic Engagement (CCCE) at 100 University Hall or online at www.bgsu.edu/bgsuvotes.

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3. When homesickness strikes, don't let it get you down

You're moved in, classes have started and life has begun at BGSU... but you keep thinking about home. Some students feel right at home when they first move-in and others take a little longer to warm up. No matter where you fit into this, how you are feeling is normal. Learn how you can combat homesickness

This is part of the FSRC Roost Readings newsletter where you will find tips and resources while you are living at, and attending, BGSU. Each month there will be a new Roost Reading. You can always find details from the previous editions here.

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4. Come Share Your Rose, Bud, and Thorn

The Listening Post is back in full swing at the BTSU! So come chat with the fall 2017 students and get the gift of an empathetic listener! Our hours for this semester are listed below.

Monday: 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Tuesday: 9 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday: 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Thursday: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.
Friday: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

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5. Need something to do this week?

Join the women of Sigma Lambda Gamma Sorority Incorporated and the women of The National Council of Negro Women for our pink and purple week starting TONIGHT. Our events will be:

We hope to see you all there!

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6. October meeting

ECO will be holding their October meeting, today (October 23) at 8 p.m. in 115 Education. At this meeting we will be collecting dues, which are $20. We are going to cover upcoming activities, have rotations of activities. There will be a Fall snack mix and a take home sheet for all in attendance. Come join us for some fun!

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7. OUT(?) Falcons - LGBTQ & questioning support group

OUT(?) Falcons is a weekly support group for people questioning their sexual orientation and/or gender identity and people who identify within the LGBTQ+ community. This group is designed to provide a safe space to share your experiences, to gain support for challenges impacting your life or the LGBTQ+ community, to explore your thoughts and feelings, and/or to build relationships with other people who may have similar experiences/thoughts/feelings.

This group meets every Tuesday during the semester from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

This group is co-facilitated by Dr. Garrett Gilmer (Counseling Center) and Dr. Katie Stygles (LGBTQ+ Programs and Services). Please contact kstygle@bgsu.edu or ggilmer@bgsu.edu for the group location or further information.

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8. Summer internship opportunity

We are an organization designed to give motivated college students a chance to run their own small business during the summer in their hometown. Young Entrepreneurs trains students on all of the aspects of being a manager of business. As a Branch Manager, interns are in charge of marketing, sales, human resources, management, leadership, and quality production.

This is a part-time spring, and full-time, paid summer internship (avg. summer earnings of $9,000 - $10,000). The goal of this program is to give students the managerial experience needed to be able to take on a more desirable full-time position upon graduation.

We will be holding information sessions in Bowen-Thompson Student Union on Tuesday, October 24 at 12 p.m. If you would like to attend one of these information sessions please email Austin Lesak at alesak@bgsu.edu with your name, phone #, year in school, and the city you will be living in next summer.

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9. Neruoscience Club Meeting

The Neruoscience Club will be having a meeting in 104 BA on October 24. We will be examining recent research in the Neuroscience of Autism.

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10. SMART SEXPECTATIONS!!

Come join SMART on Tuesday Oct. 24, from 7:30-9 p.m. in 219 Olscamp. Let's talk about sex in a fun and inclusive environment! Come learn tips and tricks, campus resources, and much more. Bring your friend or your partner!! SMART Mentees will receive SMART points. If you have any questions feel free to contact Melissa Miller at mcmille@bgsu.edu.

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11. INTERESTED IN BEING AN ORIENTATION LEADER?

Did you love your experiences at SOAR and Opening Weekend? Are you looking for valuable leadership skills AND a summer job? Then I think you have found the right Campus Update post.

New Student Orientation is looking for student leaders - just like you - to join our team as a 2018 Orientation Leader (OL)! OLs serve as representatives of BGSU by sharing campus life with our new students! To apply to be an Orientation Leader, you are required to attend one of the following Information Sessions:

Wed., 10/25 | 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. | 316 BTSU
Thurs., 10/26 | 8:00 - 9:00 p.m. | 316 BTSU
Sun., 10/29 | 7:00 - 8:00 p.m. | 316 BTSU
Mon., 10/30 | 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. | 316 BTSU

Come meet our student staff and learn about the position from them!

Being a previous Opening Weekend Group Leader (OWGL) is NOT a requirement to be an Orientation Leader (OL).

Applications are available via www.bgsu.edu/new-student until November 6 at 4:00 p.m. If you have any questions please contact Michael Young at yjmicha@bgsu.edu

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12. Sip and paint with us!

Come and join the Student Organization of Social Workers for a fun and crafty night open to all BGSU students! For just $5 you can follow along with a BGSU student and paint a fun fall canvas as well as enjoy some apple cider and cookies! Everything is included in your $5 entry fee.

On November 2 at 7:00 p.m., a BGSU student will lead you in painting a masterpiece.

SPOTS ARE LIMITED! Email Anastasia Kuebler at kanasta@bgsu.edu by October 26 to reserve your spot!

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13. Register TODAY for Leadership Academy!

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.

When? This one-day event is on Saturday, November 4 from 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Doors open at 9:30.

Who attends? Leadership Academy is geared toward emerging leaders, as it is a great way to kick-start their leadership development if they are interested in becoming leaders on campus (future RAs, peer educator positions, etc.). However, we have students from all levels of experience attend.

Register TODAY here.

This event is FREE and includes lunch. Open to all students! Space is limited to the first 200 people!

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14. SCMA Professional Development/Negotiation Workshop

Please join Supply Chain Management Association for a negotiation tips and tricks seminar by Dana Corporation.
Learn about negotiation tactics!
Learn about co-op and internship opportunities!
Free food!
November 7 at 6 p.m. in 111 Olscamp

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15. Saturdays with Monsters and Heroes

Monsters and Heroes and Heroines and Gods. Join us in Classical Mythology and read stories that have been told and retold for over two-thousand years (CLCV 3800-1002 (#15705) Classic Mythology, Saturdays 8:30-11:20 in 126 Shatzel).

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16. AIR FORCE ROTC!

At BGSU you may have noticed students that are walking around in Air Force Uniforms. These students are part of Air Force ROTC and training to become officers in the United States Air Force. The ROTC program allows you to be a student at BGSU while being trained to become an officer. The training that we do consists of water confidence, drill and ceremonies, leadership reaction course, obstacle courses and other extremely exciting opportunities. Being a cadet at Detachment 620 (located in Memorial Hall) allows you to step outside of your comfort zone and lead fellow students. Students can sign up to join Air Force ROTC for the upcoming Spring 2018 semester.

If you want any further information on how to join you can contact the recruiting officer Capt. Work at dwork@bgsu.edu or by phone at (419) 372-7225 or call the office at (419)-372-2176.

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1. President and University Awards Deadline Nov. 6

The Office of the Provost and Senior Vice President would like to announce the submission deadline for nominations/applications for President's Awards and other University Awards. Nominations/applications are due by Monday, Nov. 6.

President's Awards - Nominations/applications due by Monday, Nov. 6 by 5:00 p.m.

University Awards - Nominations/applications due by Monday, Nov. 6 by 5:00 p.m.

These Awards are designed to bring recognition to faculty and staff who have made outstanding contributions. Award guidelines/deadlines and where to send your nominations can be found here.

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