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Thursday, Nov. 2, 2017

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  1. Not In Our Town Peace March TOMORROW!
  2. Claim your free student athletics tickets now!
  3. Men's Basketball to host exhibition game tonight
  4. Abstract writing workshop today, 3 p.m. 306 BTSU
  5. National French Week
  6. Yummy sweet satisfaction!
  7. WSA International Dinner tickets on sale now
  8. MSA Annual Convention TODAY! Free admission + food!
  9. Falcon Fitness Fest!
  10. Food for Body, Mind, & Soul: St. John's Bridges
  11. Eat Chipotle to benefit RallyCap Sports
  12. Experience PEACE with ELS International Students
  13. BGSU vs. UT Canned Food Drive
  14. Take Back the Night
  15. Women's Center Director Open Forums
  16. System outages announced for Nov. 10
  17. FIRE FRIDAY: HELP UAO LIGHT UP THE NEST
  18. AAUW Start Smart

Students

  1. Donuts with MEDLIFE
  2. FANDOM/Gaming Society: Gaming night!
  3. NCNW Women's Empowerment concert auditions
  4. CATHOLIC CHAT!
  5. College Republicans meeting tonight!
  6. CATHOLIC FALCON NIGHT: Faith and government
  7. iSTAND - Exploring your leadership
  8. Grad Fair November 6
  9. MBA Information Night - November 14
  10. 3 V 3 Basketball tournament and 3 point contest
  11. Are you looking for a job for the spring semester?

Faculty/Staff

  1. BGSU 1910: First Year Seminars Call for Proposals!
  2. Generalized Observation & Reflection Platform
  3. CFE Canvas Conferences and WebEx Workshop
  4. Janet Parks Women's Sports History Initiative
  5. Chemical Safety and Awareness Training
  6. CFE ACTIVE LEARNING CLASSROOM CERTIFICATION
  7. Rec Center Snowbird Membership Special
Campus Update Archive

1. Not In Our Town Peace March TOMORROW!

NOT IN OUR TOWN PEACE MARCH
Friday, Nov. 3 | Noon

Join the BGSU and Bowling Green communities for the second annual peace march. Show solidarity and our commitment to inclusion, diversity and to making the campus and city safe and welcoming places.

The march begins at noon at the corner of Main and Wooster streets near Community Commons. It will continue east on Wooster to Thurstin, then north to the Bowen-Thompson Student Union parking lot, concluding at the Union Oval.

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2. Claim your free student athletics tickets now!

BGSU students: Be sure to claim your free student season tickets to Football, Volleyball, Men's and Women's Basketball and Ice Hockey by visiting bgsufalcons.com/studenttickets.

Be sure to avoid the lines by claiming your tickets now!

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3. Men's Basketball to host exhibition game tonight

The Falcon Men's Basketball team will host an exhibition game tonight at 6 p.m. in the Stroh Center as they play Capital University. This is your first look at the 2017-18 Men's Basketball team, so be sure to arrive early!

Students: Be sure to claim your free student season tickets by visiting bgsufalcons.com/studenttickets.

Also BGSU students for your free parking pass click on the link here.

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4. Abstract writing workshop today, 3 p.m. 306 BTSU

The Graduate Women's Caucus, in conjunction with the faculty of the School for Critical and Cultural Studies, will be holding a workshop on November 2 at 3 p.m. in 306 BTSU. Many conferences (including the Black Issues Conference, the Latino Issues Conference, and Ray Browne Conference at BGSU) require abstract proposals. Abstracts are generally paragraphs with a word limit that give the essence of your presentation for a conference. They are sometimes used for marketing the conference as well. At this workshop, you will:

Feel free to bring an abstract or a paper you are working on to this event. Sponsored by the Office of Multicultural Affairs.

*For an example of a conference call, see the Call for Contributions for Latino/a/x Issues Conference, which can be found here.

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5. National French Week

Stop by the French table in the oval in front of the Student Union from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 2 for games and prizes in honor of FRENCH, the fifth most spoken language in the world and the second most commonly taught language after English. And don't miss the opportunity to taste French-inspired cuisine for lunch at Carillon Place on Nov. 2 as well!

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6. Yummy sweet satisfaction!

Do you have a sweet tooth? Do you like helping developing countries? Come to the union tables from 3-5 p.m. today TIME CHANGE! Global Medical Brigades will have YUMMY DELICIOUS cupcakes for $1 donations! All money goes to our Medical brigade to Nicaragua.

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7. WSA International Dinner tickets on sale now

The World Student Association will be selling tickets to the International Dinner today from 2-4 p.m. Individual tickets are $15 and tables of 10 people are $140. The theme for this year is Folklore Around the World. Enjoy cuisine from Brazil, Portugal and France as performers and models showcase their culture. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Union's front desk and during our weekly general body meetings.

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8. MSA Annual Convention TODAY! Free admission + food!

Dear all,

On behalf of Muslims Students Association (MSA) we are pleased to invite you all to our Annual Convention upcoming on November, 2 at 6 p.m. in the 228 BTSU (Multipurpose Room).

Our theme this year will be 'Community Engagement: From local to Global perspective' with a focus on the Refugee Crisis from a Humanitarian Stand Point.

We have FREE FOOD AND ADMISSION! Feel free to share this invitation with your friends from BGSU and local community.

If you have any questions, please email alakbat@bgsu.edu.

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9. Falcon Fitness Fest!

Come play at the Falcon Fitness Fest!

This event, sponsored by the University Activities Organization (UAO), Student Recreation Center, and the Center for Leadership, is the perfect way to destress!

From 6:00-8:00 p.m., come to the Rec Center basketball courts for free Group X fitness classes, destressing opportunities, and the chance to win prizes such as a fitbit!

This event is a part of Leadership Week, a series of opportunities to develop leadership throughout the week organized by the Center for Leadership. Look for more opportunities to participate in leadership growth throughout the week!

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10. Food for Body, Mind, & Soul: St. John's Bridges

St. John's Bridges, the Episcopal Campus Ministry at BGSU, invites members of the BG community to gather with us every Thursday evening at St. John's on Wooster and Mercer. Share a home-cooked meal with us, engage in interfaith dialogue, and enter into contemplative meditation with our chanted, candlelit Compline (Night Prayers) service. All are welcome for any or all parts of our gathering:

6:00 p.m. - Supper
7:30 p.m. - "Bridges" interfaith/multicultural exploration
9:30 p.m. - Chanted Compline (Communion on the first Thursday of each month)

For more information, find Episcopal Bridges on Facebook or write to bridgesbgsu@gmail.com.

St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
1505 E. Wooster at Mercer (next to Mileti Alumni Center)

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11. Eat Chipotle to benefit RallyCap Sports

Eat at Chipotle tomorrow from 10:45 a.m. - 10 p.m. to support RallyCap Sports! RallyCap is a nonprofit organization that provides recreational sports opportunities for children with special needs. 50% of your profit will go directly to RallyCap! Visit our Facebook page to view the flyer to show at checkout (either printed or on your phone).

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12. Experience PEACE with ELS International Students

Experience PEACE with ELS International Students
PEACE (Pizza Eating And Conversational English)
Friday, November 3, 12:45-1:30 p.m.
202 Memorial Hall

Free pizza (students, staff, faculty & community members welcome) for helping ELS International students practice their English conversational skills. No experience necessary.

Please email bgn@els.edu with any questions.

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13. BGSU vs. UT Canned Food Drive

The BGSU and UT Colleges of Business are holding a can food drive contest now through November 14.

Our goal is to raise a minimum of 500 cans of food and non-perishable items, such as canned fruits and vegetables, soups, mac and cheese, canned pasta, etc.

You can drop off your donation in the HUB at the College of Business (2nd floor).

All items collected will be give to the Brown Bag Food Project, a non-profit in BG that seeks to help people in Wood County, Ohio.

Let's help out the community and beat UT!

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14. Take Back the Night

Take Back the Night is a national movement of marches to empower people of marginalized identities that are unsafe during the night. Please join us in the Multipurpose room in the Union on Saturday November 4 at 8 p.m. to take back the night! Performance by the Acouschicks and more before we march!

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15. Women's Center Director Open Forums

The Division of Student Affairs is pleased to announce that three highly qualified candidates have been identified for the Director of the Women's Center position. We will be hosting each of these candidates for on campus interviews over the next two weeks. Each candidate is scheduled to make an Open Forum presentation about her priorities for the Women's Center, followed by an opportunity for Q&A.

Please mark your schedules to attend these sessions. Your feedback in this process is critical. Dates and times for each candidate's open session are below:

Candidate: Dr. Julie DeGraw
Open Forum: Monday, Nov. 6, from 1:15-2:15 in 316 BTSU

Candidate: Dr. Angela Clark-Taylor
Open Forum: Tuesday, Nov. 14, from 1:15-2:15 in 316 BTSU

Candidate: Shelley Wilbert
Open Forum: Thursday, Nov. 16, from 1:15 - 2:15 in 316 BTSU

Please attend as many of these sessions as your schedule will allow. Information about candidate qualifications will be available at each session. Thank you.

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16. System outages announced for Nov. 10

The following applications may experience outages on Friday, November 10, between 5-10 a.m. while Information Technology Services (ITS) system upgrades. During the upgrade period, some functions related to each application may be affected. Systems being upgraded are:

Maxient
Reeher
Atomic Learning
OrgSync
Team Dynamix
TopHat
MathWorks
SidewalkHERO

Please direct any questions regarding these upgrades to the Technology Support Center (TSC):

Contact the Technology Support Center
In person at 110 Hayes Hall
By phone at 419-372-0999
By live chat

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17. FIRE FRIDAY: HELP UAO LIGHT UP THE NEST

UAO is bringing the party to the Falcons Nest on November 17 from 10 p.m.-12 a.m. We will be hosting Fire Friday where the Falcons have control of the music with our music roulette wheel. DJ Mayzck will be keeping the music going all night long. UAO is providing games, glow sticks, and pizza for attendees. You will also have a chance to win a pair of awesome Beats by Dre Headphones. This event is going to be LIT!

For more information, check us out on Facebook or Twitter.

Interested in planning events like this for the student body? Email Maddie at reinhmn@bgsu.edu.

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18. AAUW Start Smart

AAUW Start Smart - Salary Negotiation Workshop for Students will take place on Friday, November 17, from 2-4 p.m. in 314 BTSU. Jean Marie Greene, The Women's Center, will be presenting information essential to negotiating your starting salary and building your career.

Reservations are required! Email womencenter@bgsu.edu to reserve your seat today.

Start Smart workshops are specifically designed for female college students about to enter the job market. According to AAUW's research, women one year out of college are paid only 82 percent of what their male counterparts receive. By using the skills taught in this workshop, you will be prepared to:

Negotiate your starting salary and narrow the gap early
Improve your lifelong earning potential
Articulate your value
Build confidence in your negotiation style
Sharpen your budgeting skills

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1. Donuts with MEDLIFE

Come out tonight and join MEDLIFE for some donuts and organization trivia in 110 Business Administration. Members can also pick up their t-shirts at this meeting or stop by the Succulent Sale table in BTSU on Friday before 3 p.m.

Sign up for Food For Thought volunteering tomorrow with this link.

Have questions? Contact Audra Gill at argill@bgsu.edu.

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2. FANDOM/Gaming Society: Gaming night!

This week, we're collaborating with Gaming Society to bring you gaming night. We'll have everything from board games to trading card stations to table top games, so there's something for everyone. Whether you're really into gaming or always wanted to get into it, this is the week for you. As always, we'll be meeting in 219 Olscamp at 9 p.m.

If you have any questions, you can email us at fandombg@gmail.com or reach out to use on our Facebook page.

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3. NCNW Women's Empowerment concert auditions

The National Council of Negro Women will be hosting the last call of Auditions on November 2 for their 9th Annual Women's Empowerment Concert.

Location: 106 BA from 7:30-9 p.m.

NCNW's 9th Annual Women's Empowerment Concert will be held on November 18 in 101 Olscamp, from 6-9 p.m. Mark your calendars and come out and have a great evening with us.

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4. CATHOLIC CHAT

Have you ever had a question about the Catholic faith? Are you trying to find a Catholic church in BG? Are you trying to find ways to get involved in your faith? Come to Catholic Chat.

Fr. Jason Kahle from St. Thomas More University Parish will be in the BTSU at the tables by the front doors from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. to answer any questions you have, or if you just want to have a chat with him.

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5. College Republicans meeting tonight

Today at 7:30 p.m. in 1007 Business Administration building, the College Republicans will be having a meeting over climate change. We will be having Dr. Marc Simon, a political science professor here at Bowling Green. He will help give insight on climate change and the different view points on it. We will also have a guest from the BG News asking a few questions about conservative values here on campus. Everyone is welcome to attend.

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6. CATHOLIC FALCON NIGHT: Faith and government

Come join the Catholic Falcon Community at our Catholic Falcon Night tonight at 7:30 p.m. in 201 BTSU. This week we will be learning how to use our faith in the discernment process of voting in elections.

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7. iSTAND - Exploring your leadership

In our society we are surrounded with language and behavior that has developed through a history of stereotypes and prejudices. Leading involves working with diverse and multifaceted individuals, groups, and societies. This Exploring Your Leadership session will provide one framework for building skills to work with and lead with many different people.

Come participate in iSTAND, tomorrow in 207 BTSU from 3:30-4:30 p.m. to learn practical skills for addressing micro aggressions in our society and to stand up and advocate for others.

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8. Grad Fair November 6

Grad Fair will be held on November 6 from 9-7 p.m. in 207 BTSU. Come pick up your cap & gown, tickets, and much more.

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9. MBA Information Night - November 14

Did you know the MBA program at BGSU is only ONE YEAR long? Did you know it's open to ALL MAJORS? Join us on Tuesday, November 14 to get the student perspective on the MBA program at BGSU.

Tuesday, November 14
Time: 6-7 p.m.
Location: 1003 BA
Cookie Jar cookies will be provided
RSVP: mba@bgsu.edu

Can't make it to the information night? Contact mba@bgsu.edu and schedule an appointment to meet with an advisor.

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10. 3 V 3 Basketball tournament and 3 point contest

Have you ever wanted to play basketball at the Stroh Center?

On Thursday, November 16 @ 6 p.m., the Stroh Center will be hosting a 3 V 3 Basketball Tournament and a 3 Point Competition for all students.

The price will be $15 per team. Each team is allowed 4 players including 1 sub. If you wish to just participate in the 3 Point Contest, it will cost $5 per person. You may participate in both if you wish to do so.

All that are interested in playing, please email Montag Genser at mgenser@bgsu.edu.

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11. Are you looking for a job for the spring semester?

America Reads is a Federal Work Study job that provides opportunities for university students to tutor children within our surrounding school districts. Federal Work Study eligibility (part of the financial aid package) is the one prerequisite as is having a BCI/FBI check completed for this job. Even if you do not currently have Federal Work Study but do have federal financial aid, you may still qualify.

Tutors determine their own work schedule and must have blocks of time within the spring class schedule to work. The program runs Monday through Thursday throughout the spring semester. The base pay scale is $9.00, a tutor who is willing to drive others to a school in BG are paid $9.50 per hour and a tutor who is willing to drive others to a school outside of BG are paid $12.50 per hour. For more information, email Marty Sears, Coordinator of America Reads at megsear@bgsu.edu Interviews will be conducted the week after Thanksgiving for employment for the spring semester.

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1. BGSU 1910: First Year Seminars Call for Proposals!

Do you like teaching first-year students? If you answered Yes! then you might be interested in submitting a proposal to teach a BGSU 1910 for Fall 2018! BGSU 1910 are one-credit hour seminars for first-year, first-time students that provide them with the opportunity to work closely with a professor and peers on a topic of the faculty member's (your) choice. All sections of BGSU 1910 are capped at 20 students and only offered in the Fall semester. We invite any interested faculty member to submit a proposal for a BGSU 1910 first-year seminar. Each BGSU 1910 course topic is uniquely created and developed by the instructor. If you are interested in teaching a BGSU 1910 course in Fall 2018, please complete and submit your proposal by December 15, 2017 to Kim Brooks, kbrooks@bgsu.edu. For proposal outline and more information, please visit the BGSU 1910 website.

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2. Generalized Observation & Reflection Platform

Interested in gaining insight about your classroom pedagogy? The Generalized Observation and Reflection Platform (GORP) is a computerized real-time tool used for observing your teaching methodology. This tool was created by US Davis to aid in both teacher development and teaching methodology. In this presentation we will go over one current usage of the tool and present a few examples of the insights it can provide.

Location: 110 Olscamp

To register for this workshop, visit our Find a Workshop page.

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3. CFE Canvas Conferences and WebEx Workshop

Canvas Conferences and WebEx are programs used to communicate through the use of audio and video over the Internet. This workshop will include a facilitator-lead demonstration of each program, provide examples of uses for them, and also include a hands on session. Participants are asked to bring their own laptop or indicate that they would need one provided to them on the registration form.

Location: Olscamp 110

To register, visit our Find a Workshop page.

Contact the CFE office if you have any questions at 419-372-9489 or by cfe@bgsu.edu.

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4. Janet Parks Women's Sports History Initiative

Janet Parks Women's Sports History Initiative
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | 4:30-6 p.m.
Pallister Conference Room, Wm. T. Jerome Library

Please join us as we celebrate the Janet Parks Women's Sports History Initiative as part of the Center for Archival Collections at Bowling Green State University.

Remarks will begin at 5:00 p.m.
Please RSVP to libadmin@bgsu.edu.

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5. Chemical Safety and Awareness Training

November 16
3:30 - 4:30 p.m.
College Park, Room 2

Do you use chemicals, the household type or not, as part of your job here at BGSU or at home? If so, come and learn how to interpret the chemical label and how to better protect yourself! We will discuss safety data sheets (SDSs), how to read labels on incoming containers, proper labeling of secondary containers, training requirements of staff, developing a chemical inventory, protection during use of chemicals, proper storage, etc.

Registration is required and can be completed here.

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6. CFE ACTIVE LEARNING CLASSROOM CERTIFICATION

The Center for Faculty Excellence is offering Active Learning Classroom (ALC) Workshops to interested faculty. After faculty complete this 2 part series, they will receive ALC Certification as well as priority for choosing active classrooms the following semester.

Part 1 will focus on active learning strategies and discuss how those strategies can be put to use in their classes.

Part 2 will show faculty how to use the ALC technology in the classrooms. Please note that the ALC Strategies Part 1 is a prerequisite to ALC Technologies Part 2.

ALC Part 1: Thursday, November 16, from 1:00-3:00 in 109 Olscamp
ALC Part 2: Friday, November 17, from 2:30-4:30 in 201 Olscamp

Click here to register.

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7. Rec Center Snowbird Membership Special

Join the Student Recreation Center now for just $129.

Membership includes access to:

Snowbird Membership valid: 11/1/17 – 5/4/18
Add Spouse: $65
Add Dependent under 18: $10 Each
Offer ends December 22

For More Information:
419.372.2000
recwell@bgsu.edu
www.bgsu.edu/recwell
Department of Recreation and Wellness
Division of Student Affairs

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