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Thursday, November 9, 2017

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  1. BGSU Women's Basketball to open their season tomorrow night!
  2. Falcon Hockey at home this weekend!
  3. Avoid lines, claim your tickets to BGSU athletics
  4. Food for Body, Mind, & Soul: St. John's Bridges tonight
  5. Submit your entries to the photo contest today!
  6. Falcon Fitness Feast at the SRC
  7. NO FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS THIS WEEK
  8. Veterans Day hours announced for ITS Labs & TSC
  9. Keep it flowing
  10. Black Minds Matter: Assumptions of Criminality
  11. BGSU vs. UT canned food drive
  12. Immigrant Ohio 2017: Symposium on Refugees
  13. International Education Week announcement
  14. Future casting at the Collab Lab
  15. Record Listening Club: The Who Sell Out
  16. A Night Of Hope
  17. FIRE FRIDAY: HELP UAO LIGHT UP THE NEST
  18. Join Trans* 101!
  19. Black Issues Conference: Call for proposals
  20. TSC & lab hours announced for Thanksgiving weekend
  21. Discounted Advance Tickets to DIANA OF DOBSON'S

Students

  1. CATHOLIC FALCON NIGHT: Vocations Night
  2. Exchange meet and greet
  3. FANDOM: Sci-Fi Jeopardy! Night
  4. Join International Cafe and meet the World
  5. Join us to play TABLE TENNIS!
  6. Sign up: International Recognition Day at the Doyt
  7. Understanding Change - Exploring Your Leadership
  8. 3 V 3 Basketball tournament at the Stroh
  9. NEW Course: CS1800 Cybersecurity for Beginners
  10. Nominate Your Favorite Teacher!

Faculty/Staff

  1. Call for CFE Faculty Facilitators
  2. CFE Canvas Conferences and WebEx Workshop
  3. BGSU 1910: First Year Seminars Call for Proposals!
Campus Update Archive

1. BGSU Women's Basketball to open their season tomorrow night!

The Falcon Women's Basketball team will host the Colonels of Eastern Kentucky tomorrow night at 5:30 p.m., in the Stroh as they begin the 2017-2018 season!

Be sure to cheer on the Falcons in the first regular season home game of the year!

BGSU students: Claim your FREE tickets by visiting bgsufalcons.com/studenttickets and click here for your free parking pass. Avoid the lines by utilizing the student entrance on the northwest part of the Stroh Center. This will be a Ziggy Points event, a $5,000 Fraternity and Sorority Life Challenge event, a $2,500 Resident Life Challenge event, and a Meserve Cup event for BGSU student-athletes.

Fans can purchase tickets in person at the Stroh Center Box Office, over the phone at 419-BGSU-TICKET, or online at bgsufalcons.com.

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2. Falcon Hockey at home this weekend!

After claiming 5 out of 6 points last weekend against the #10 team in the nation, Falcon Hockey returns to Slater Family Ice Arena to host Lake Superior State, on Friday at 7:30 p.m. and Saturday at 7 p.m.

Friday night is Military Appreciation Day. For both games, veterans and current service members will receive free admission and their guests can purchase discounted tickets.

BGSU students: Claim your FREE tickets by visiting bgsufalcons.com/studenttickets.

Fans can purchase tickets in person at the Stroh Center Box Office, over the phone at 419-BGSU-TICKET, or online at bgsufalcons.com.

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3. Avoid lines, claim your tickets to BGSU athletics

Be sure to avoid the lines this at this weekend's athletic events by claiming your tickets early. Visit bgsufalcons.com/studenttickets.

During basketball season, you can utilize the student entrance on the northwest part of the facility, for easier access into the facility and the student section.

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

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 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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5. Submit your entries to the photo contest today!

Have you visited another country? The International Studies Program would love to see where you have been. Send us your best photos for our annual Photo Contest. First place prize is $40, second place $20, and third place $15. Winners will be announced on November 17. The deadline for submissions is 5 p.m. on Friday, November 10.

Send submissions to Tracy Susko at tsusko@bgsu.edu.

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6. Falcon Fitness Feast at the SRC

Faculty, Staff and Students: Give thanks, improve your health and help others. Participate in any Group X class at the Student Recreation Center from November 13 – 17 for the price of a non-perishable food item. All items collected are donated to a local food pantry. Get a great workout and help others all at once.

View the full Group X schedule here!

For more information:
Adrienne Ansel
Fitness Student Supervisor | Recreation and Wellness
Division of Student Affairs
419-372-2348
aansel@bgsu.edu

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7. NO FRIDAY NIGHT LIGHTS THIS WEEK

There will be NO Friday Night Lights this Friday, November 10 as the University will be closed.

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8. Veterans Day hours announced for ITS Labs & TSC

Veterans Day Hours Announced for ITS Labs & TSC The Information Technology Services (ITS) supported lab locations will be operating on an adjusted schedule on Friday, November 10 in observance of Veterans Day. To view the updated schedule, click here and select the "Holiday Hours" tab. Labs will resume normal operating hours on Saturday, November 11.

In addition to the adjusted lab hours, The Technology Support Center (TSC) will be closed for the day on November 10. Normal operating hours for the TSC will resume at 8 a.m. on Saturday, November 11.

Any questions about these hours may be directed to the TSC:
110 Hayes Hall
419-372-0999
Chat Now!

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9. Keep it flowing

Periods don't stop for natural disasters.
Women get their periods.
Even if they are poor.
Even if they are abused.
Even if they've lost everything in a hurricane.
It still comes every month.

Help students across Puerto Rico, Florida, and Texas. Donate today and every month. From October 30 to November 17 donations of feminine hygiene supplies will be accepted at the BGSU Women's Center, Student Recreation Center, BTSU, and the residence halls.

If you want to get involved contact Hailey Holke at hholke@bgsu.ed.

Keep it flowing!

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10. Black Minds Matter: Assumptions of Criminality

Black Minds Matter: Advocating for Racial Equity in Education. The focus is on Black boys and men in education, from prekindergarten to postsecondary education. lack Minds Matter addresses the experiences and realities of Black males in education, drawing parallels between the Black Lives Matter movement and the ways that Black minds are engaged in the classroom.

BGSU serves as the local site for our local region.

207 Education Bldg.
7:30 p.m.

WEEK 4 - 11/13/17- Assumptions of Criminality

Speaker: Tyrone C. Howard, University of California Los-Angeles
Interviewee: Pedro Noguera, University of California Los-Angeles
Speaker: Nesha Savage, San Diego City College

For more information about the course curriculum, please see the links below. For more information about the BGSU host site, please contact Dr. Christina Lunceford at cjlunce@bgsu.edu or 419-372-7383.

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11. BGSU vs. UT canned food drive

The BGSU and UT Colleges of Business are holding a canned food drive contest from October 15 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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12. Immigrant Ohio 2017: Symposium on Refugees

Immigrant Ohio 2017 Symposium: Refugees Past and Present

When & Where: Nov. 14 in 228 BTSU

The symposium is free and open to the public and will feature the following presentations:

9:30 a.m. Becoming Refugees: Stories of Displacement
11:30 a.m. Keynote: "Global Resettlement Trends" by Anne Marie McGranaghan, UNHCR Representative
1 p.m. Settling Refugees
2:30 p.m. What's Next? A Time to Ponder

Special Exhibit: Refugees From Three Continents, Photographs by Tariq Tarey

The conference is funded by NEH, A & S, ECAP, University Libraries.
For more information, please contact Vibha Bhalla (vbhalla@bgsu.edu) or Christina Guenther (cguenth@bgsu.edu)

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13. International Education Week announcement

International Education Week is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences in the United States.

BGSU will be hosting a week of incredible international events November 13-18. Some of the week's highlights will include: BGSU hosting a Naturalization Ceremony, keynote speakers, The Vagabrothers, and an amazing International Dinner event filled with entertainment and great food. Check out our full schedule of the week's events here.

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14. Futurecasting at the Collab Lab

Futurecasting at the Collab Lab provides an opportunity to learn about cutting-edge technology and discuss how it might affect us. At this event, we will watch a Ted Talk about the future of AI. If machines can think, learn, and adapt, does that mean that we humans will end up with significant unemployment? What should we do about it? In this talk, futurist Martin Ford makes the case for separating income from traditional work and instituting a universal basic income. Join us in the Collab lab on November 15 at 6 p.m. for this event.

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15. Record Listening Club: The Who Sell Out

Christina Jones, M.A. Candidate in American Culture Studies, will be leading a discussion on The Who's The Who Sell Out on Thursday, November 16 in Jerome Library's Pallister Conference Room (follow the grey floor tiles) at 4 p.m.

Follow BGSU Music Library on Facebook for updates about this and future events.

Questions? Email mlsra@bgsu.edu

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16. A Night Of Hope

Come see Voices at BGSU, KMP Praise Team, Acouschicks, Ten40, and Not Yet Perfect Acapella at A Night Of Hope: An Evening Collaborative Benefit Concert. These five talented ensembles will perform together to raise funds for The Open Table Initiative. The Open Table Initiative is a charity based out of Cleveland, Ohio that helps fostered-out youth. A Night Of Hope will be held on Nov. 17 at 7 p.m. in 101 Olscamp. Questions? Please email ahairst@bgsu.edu.

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17. FIRE FRIDAY: HELP UAO LIGHT UP THE NEST

University Activities Organization (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? Join UAO! For more information email Maddie at reinhmn@bgsu.edu.

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18. Join Trans* 101!

Trans * 101 is a workshop designed to supplement BGSU's SafeZone workshop with a deeper focus on transgender and non-binary students. It is an interactive session that will encourage critical dialogue and give tools for creating welcoming environments for trans* folk across campus. This is a pilot program, so we will incorporate extra time for feedback on how we can continue to build the curriculum.

Join us from 2 - 5 p.m. on Friday, November 17 in 318B Math Science.

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19. Black Issues Conference: Call for proposals

The organizers of the 18th Annual Black Issues Conference invite proposals for presentations. The committee invites a broad array of proposals related to Black issues, and especially encourages presentations and creative works on contemporary African American art, politics, race in higher education, gender, and the representation of Black culture. Undergraduate and graduate students are particularly encouraged to present their work. Presentations can take the form of a paper or PowerPoint presentation, a roundtable discussion, an artistic exhibition, or a performance. The committee encourages proposals such as research studies, creative work, and works in progress. Visual creative works (e.g., painting, ceramics, photography) may also be displayed during the conference.

If you are interested in presenting, please click on this link to submit your abstract and the following information by December 1.

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20. TSC & lab hours announced for Thanksgiving weekend

The Technology Support Center (TSC) will be operating on an adjusted schedule during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday weekend so our employees may spend time with their families. The TSC will close at 5 p.m. on Wednesday, November 23, and remain closed through 8 a.m. on Sunday, November 27, when it will resume normal operating hours. To report an issue during this prolonged closing, please visit www.bgsu.edu/its.

In addition to the adjusted TSC hours, all ITS-managed computer labs will be operating on an adjusted schedule for the Thanksgiving holiday. To view the updated schedule, click here and select the "Holiday Lab Hours" tab.

Questions? Contact the Technology Support Center.

Contact the TSC
110 Hayes Hall
419-372-0999
Visit our website
Chat Now!

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21. Discounted Advance Tickets to DIANA OF DOBSON'S

Buy your tickets to BGSU Department of Theatre and Film's production of DIANA of DOBSON'S in advance to take advantage of the following discounts:

Students:$5
Seniors: $10
Adults: $15

All tickets purchased the day of performance are $20.

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1. CATHOLIC FALCON NIGHT: Vocations Night

Come join the Catholic Falcon Community at Catholic Falcon Night, tonight in 201 BTSU at 7:30 p.m. This week's meeting, we are having Fr. Phil Smith, the Vocations Director of the Diocese of Toledo, to discuss the beauty of vocations. Whether you are considering a particular vocation or just wanting to know more about the Catholic Church’s vocations, you are invited to join us.

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2. Exchange meet and greet

A unique chance for BGSU's exchange students (alumni and current) to connect with students who are admitted and are interested in an exchange program. Meet, mingle, and discuss partner universities and cultures.

FOOD WILL BE PROVIDED!
RSVP to edabroad@bgsu.edu
Thursday, November 9 from 5-7 p.m.
114 Education Building

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3. FANDOM: Sci-Fi Jeopardy! Night

This week, we are holding a Jeopardy! game. This specialized game will be a science fiction theme, covering a broad array of media within the genre. Come out and play with friends to test your knowledge of science fiction, as well as to have a good time. We will be meeting in 219 Olscamp at 9 p.m.

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

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4. Join International Cafe and meet the World

We are proud to inform you that School of Teaching and Learning is organizing ACCESS English Foreign Language Teachers project, where more than 25 teachers from all over the globe is coming to BGSU for two weeks.

As a part of this program we are organizing the International Cafe, where BGSU students will get a chance to meet international teachers and have conversation about everything global and local.

Join us, make new friends and let's make this world better. Free refreshments and great conversation are provided.

Event details:
Thursday, November 9
Education Building, First floor
2:30 - 4 p.m.

ACCESS program is sponsored by US Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs.

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5. Join us to play TABLE TENNIS!

BGSU Table Tennis Club will gather for weekly game this Saturday, November 11 at 3 pm, 102 Eppler center.

You're all more than welcome and it doesn't matter whether you're a beginner or an expert. Come, bring your friends and let's enjoy this game together!

You can join our Facebook group in order to get the latest updates and networking.

If you have any questions you can also email us: alakbat@bgsu.edu.

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6. Sign up: International Recognition Day at the Doyt

Sign Up for International Recognition Day at the Football Game

As part of the celebration for International Education Week, we are honoring our international students and students who have studied abroad at the BGSU football game on Wednesday, November 15 at 7 p.m. If you wish to participate in this event, please use this form to sign up (registration will close on Friday, November 10).

Sweatshirts will be handed out to those who participate (supplies are limited; be sure to arrive early!).

Please contact Maite Hall at myhall@bgsu.edu for more information.

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7. Understanding Change - Exploring Your Leadership

Change is a very hard concept to grasp without understanding tipping points. This Exploring Your Leadership session will develop and work through Malcolm Gladwell's idea of tipping points for change. It is important to understand this concept, as it offers us insight of when and how to generate change.This session will provide individual, as well as group insight of what change looks like. Join us on Monday, November 13 in 207 BTSU from 3:30-4:30 for this Exploring Your Leadership session.

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8. 3 V 3 Basketball tournament at the Stroh

Have you ever wanted to play basketball at the Stroh Center? On Thursday, November 16 at 6 p.m., the Stroh Center will be hosting a 3 on 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. However, you may participate in both if you wish to do so.

We will be at the Union Tables on Thursday the 9 and Tuesday the 14 between 2-4:30 p.m.

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

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9. NEW Course: CS1800 Cybersecurity for Beginners

Got a smart phone? Do Facebook/Snapchat? Use credit card online?

Then, you may face a cyber-attack.
This NEW Course will prepare you on how to mitigate cyber-threats.

CS 1800: Cybersecurity for Beginners
Spring 2018, MWF 12:30 - 1:20 p.m. 3 credit hours. No prerequisites

Key topics of the course:
(a) Safe Web Browsing
(b) Basic Protection for a Computer
(c) Smartphone Security
(d) Recognizing Risks
(e) Social Network Privacy

Whether you are a novice or a techie, it will whet your appetite. What are you waiting for? Come along for the ride. Sign up now. Questions? Email the instructor, Dr. Roy at sanroy@bgsu.edu

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10. Nominate Your Favorite Teacher!

The Master Teacher Award is the only student-driven and student-selected award given to a faculty member at BGSU. A time honored tradition beginning in 1982 the Master Teacher award is respected by faculty as one of the most coveted honors and recognitions at BGSU. In order to be eligible, Master Teacher nominees must have a minimum of 3 years of employment as a faculty member at BGSU, a dedication to innovative teaching, a commitment to BGSU students, both in and outside the classroom, and previous Master Teacher winners are not eligible The recipient selected as the 2017-2018 Master Teacher will receive a $1,000 prize, plaque, acknowledgement at the Faculty Recognition Awards, and recognition in the Mileti Alumni Center. Nominators for this award must be current BGSU undergraduate or graduate students. You can nominate using this form.

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1. Call for CFE Faculty Facilitators

The Center for Faculty Excellence seeks faculty to develop and deliver professional development workshops aligned with the four pillars of: Expectations, Feedback/Assessment, Support, Engagement and/or Inclusive Pedagogies. Facilitators would be expected to develop a workshop using the CFE’s workshop template and deliver professional development sessions to faculty.

Faculty selected for the Facilitator Program will receive professional development funds, a certificate, and evaluation information for each workshop delivered.

All faculty are eligible to apply. Proposal applications including the workshop template can be found on our Faculty Facilitators page. For questions, contact the CFE at cfe@bgsu.edu.

Proposals will be accepted through Monday, November 13.

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2. 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.

To register, visit our Find a Workshop page.

Seating is limited. Be sure to reserve your seat as soon as possible.

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

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3. 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 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 at this link.

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