Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2018
Stop by the Union BGSU Dining table today at 1:30 p.m. to play trivia and learn more about Wild Rice Week! If you answer enough questions right, you will be entered in a raffle for a cookbook with over 75 recipes written by Registered Dietitians.
Dedicate 2% of your day to exercise and participate in the free Move For Your Mood sessions this week:
Tuesday, Sept. 25: Gentle Yoga, 4:15 - 5 p.m., College Park (Room 2)
Friday: Sept. 28: Gentle Yoga, 12:15 – 12:45 p.m., 427 BTSU
Friday, Sept. 28: Falcons After Dark – Dance Fitness, 9:30 – 10:30 p.m., BTSU lobby
All sessions are free for students, faculty and staff. First-time participants receive a free T-shirt (while supplies last). Learn more about Move For Your Mood here and view a list of upcoming sessions.
For more information:
Karyn Smith | Recreation and Wellness
Division of Student Affairs
Come join the Falcon Swing Society for our weekly meeting. We will have a lesson starting at 7:00 p.m. with a social dance to follow. This week's lesson will be going in depth about partner connection in swing dancing taught by Shannon and Kevin. No dancing partner or prior experience required. Hope to see you there!
Attention ISN Members and anyone interested in our organization
Our very first meeting of the semester will be this Tuesday night! As always, we will be holding our meeting in 103 Shatzel Hall at 8:30 p.m. We will discuss upcoming plans and events for this semester and get to know new and old members alike! As always, feel free to e-mail email@example.com with any questions.
Are you interested in play-by-play sports broadcasting, hosting your own sports talk radio show or writing about your favorite sports team? Then the Bowling Green Radio Sports Organization (BGRSO) is the place for you! BGRSO offers unique opportunities for students to to produce content on campus radio stations and broadcasting BGSU athletics such as football, soccer, volleyball, ice hockey, basketball, baseball and softball. Want more information? Join us tonight to get started at 9 p.m. in room 410 of the Michael and Sara Kuhlin Center or contact Executive Director, Brendan Hall (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Did you know that there is a store on the BGSU campus that offers FREE appliances, clothes, school supplies, & home décor to BGSU students & staff!?
It’s the Campus ReStore & it’s OPEN TOMORROW! Once a month the Restore is open & offers all of its products to the campus community for free! If you stop by during tomorrow’s event you could walk out with a coffee maker, kitchen supplies, notebooks, & desk organizers. There are also picture frames, lamps, Halloween décor, costumes & more! The products here are nice, gently used items that have been donated. The mission of the ReStore is to keep usable goods out of the landfill & to save you money!
What: Campus ReStore
When: TOMORROW, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Where: Kreischer, the second floor. Enter through the north stairway door of Kreischer Late Night(facing the Rec Center) & follow the signs.
For more information visit the Office of Campus Sustainability website or email email@example.com.
COMMON READING EVENT
Psychology Faculty Panel Discussion: "Understanding the Psychology of Addiction"
Wednesday, September 26
4:00 – 5:00 p.m.
The Department of Psychology at BGSU has had a long history of research investigating diverse forms of addiction. The faculty on this panel have diverse experience researching the underlying mechanisms of addiction, as well as research into the addiction of various behaviors and substances, such as alcohol, online pornography, ecstasy, gambling, and compulsive texting. In this panel discussion, faculty will respond to a series of questions related to topics in Dr. Adam Alter’s book (Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked) as well as take questions from the audience.
Moderator: Dr. Michael Zickar
Dr. Casey Cromwell
Dr. Eric Dubow
Dr. Joshua Grubbs
Dr. Harold Rosenberg
As part of STEM in the Park, come join us this Saturday, September 29 at the Wood County Airport for our Air Fair! The Air Fair will be taking place from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. The Falcon Flight Team will be serving great food all day and there will also be cool planes on display at the Wood County Airport!
Do you plan to have a tent in Falcon Tailgate Park before the Homecoming football game? This annual event is a great way to celebrate your spirit for BGSU and socialize before the game. But you must act fast because the last day to reserve your spot is Wednesday, October 3. Please reach out to Adam Brass with Falcon Sports Properties to reserve your spot today!
Homecoming Bed Races & Block Party
Thursday, Oct. 11 | 4-6 p.m. | Lot N
There is still time to sign up for the 5th Annual Homecoming Bed Races! Five friends make up a team. Register here! Prizes will be awarded for speed, spirit and style. On-site sign-ups will be taken on the day of up to 15 minutes before the event.
Can't race but want to join the fun? In partnership with Campus Dining, a block party will be added to the mix this year. Enjoy some food, games and cheer on your friends while they race towards the finish line.
COMMON READING AUTHOR PRESENTATION
Dr. Adam Alter will speak about his compelling book, Irresistible: The Rise of Addictive Technology and the Business of Keeping Us Hooked:
Monday, October 8
7:30 - 9:15 p.m. (Doors open at 7 p.m.)
Lenhart Grand Ballroom | Bowen-Thompson Student Union
Presentation will include Q&A and a book signing
Register to attend here.
BGSU is looking for volunteers for the annual Finances 101 event on Tuesday, October 16. This event features the BGSU College of Business, College of Education & Human Development along with BGSU Admissions. Volunteers are needed to help with this one-day event, which will take place in the Student Union.
Volunteers must be available for about a 3-4 hour shift, between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., to help lead the high school classes through the event, etc.
All volunteers will receive a t-shirt to wear the day of the event, breakfast and lunch. If you have any questions, please contact Brenda Schwind at firstname.lastname@example.org.
To volunteer to help with the event, please register here.
Are you looking to earn Continuing Professional Education hours? Hoping to get a leg up for that promotion? Or just trying to further your knowledge in an exciting and relevant field? If you answered yes to any one of these questions, then you should check out BGSU's online professional cybersecurity certification courses! The courses are taught completely online, with course objectives based on Mile2® certification materials and content. Class begins October 22. Hurry up and register today!
Questions? Contact Matt Haschak at email@example.com.
The MS in Analytics program at BGSU is an interdisciplinary graduate program that prepares students for successful careers in the high demand area of data analytics. If you are considering graduate school and are interested in learning more about the MSA program, please join us at one of our upcoming information sessions:
• Tuesday, October 23, 4:00-5:00 p.m.
• Tuesday, October 30, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
• Tuesday, November 6, 5:00-6:00 p.m.
To RSVP or for questions, please contact the Program Director, Tammy Oelkrug (firstname.lastname@example.org or 419-372-7671). Applications are now being accepted for the Fall 2019 cohort here.
Help us fight contaminated Recycling!
The BGSU recycling program diverts a lot of materials from the landfill, but your help is needed in keeping UNRECYLABLE materials OUT of our containers!
Plastic bags, disposable coffee cups, straws, styrofoam of any kind, to-go containers, plastic utensils, paper towels, grease-stained pizza boxes, and food of any kind are all CONTAMINANTS and should not be placed in recycling bins. Cans, bottles (plastic or glass), newspaper/office paper such as notebook paper, sticky notes and envelopes, and cardboard are all RECYLABLE. Large cardboard should be placed in orange cardboard dumpsters which are labelled “cardboard only” and are behind most buildings on campus. There is a special bin just for recycling plastic bags inside the main entrance of the Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Thank you for your help in reducing waste at BGSU! Contact email@example.com with any questions.
Help create a Community of Care at BGSU and make sure no Falcon struggles unnoticed and alone! Start the Conversation is a collaborative training offered by the Counseling Center and the Humanities Troupe. In the training, you will learn how to contribute to a community of care, how to identify the warning signs of people who may be struggling, and how to help (including suicide prevention strategies). Simple expressions of care are powerful, and you can make a difference in someone's life!
The next training is Tuesday, September 25, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., 314 BTSU. Register or find other dates here, and learn more about how you can help create a community of care at BGSU!
Join the Circus Arts Club for our first Aerial Silk class of the semester. We will be meeting in the Student Rec Center Room 21 from 5-8 p.m. Please wear form fitting athletic clothing that covers the legs and torso. THERE IS NO EXPERIENCE NEEDED! ALL LEVELS WELCOME!
The first meeting of Origami Club will be held at 5:30 p.m. in 307 Bowen-Thompson Student Union. Come for some fun folding, free food, and a relaxing time!
The Collab Lab is hosting Stories of Innovation with Dr. Gene Poor on Tuesday, September 25 at 6 p.m. This is the second event of Innovation Week at the Collab Lab where Dr. Gene Poor will share his wisdom and insight in innovation, business, and entrepreneurship.
TONIGHT at 6 p.m. in the Collab Lab. Follow our Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for more updates.
The BGSU Chapter of the Public Relations Student Society of America (PRSSA) will be meeting in 410 Kuhlin Center at 6 p.m. We will be Skyping with an alumni and learning about life after graduation.
Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information.
This week is Banned Books Week! Come join Sigma Tau Delta, International English Honor Society, in 406 East Hall at 7:30 p.m. tonight to discuss banned books and censorship and complete a fun activity. Anyone is welcome to come, and if you are interested in joining Sigma Tau Delta, we will give you more information. We hope to see you there! If you have any questions, feel free to contact the President, Katie Liggett, at email@example.com.
We will be having our weekly meeting at 7:30 p.m. in 111 Hayes. Any and all are welcome to join in the discussion!
Come to the International Studies Network's first meeting of the semester! We will be introducing new and old members alike and discussing the plans and events for this semester. The meeting is open to anyone who is interested in International Studies or travel.
Location: 103 Shatzel Hall
When: 8:30 p.m.
For any questions please email Kirsten Jones at: firstname.lastname@example.org (President of ISN)
Come hear how the music of today shapes our thoughts about what is true! Come out to 314 BTSU at 8:58 p.m.! We will be discussing "Never Enough" by Loren Allred from the critically acclaimed movie "The Greatest Showman." Free Cookies will be provided for after the meeting!
Tomorrow, September 26 at 4:30 p.m. in 459 Math Science - Dr. Craig Zirbel, Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Bowling Green State University, will talk about going to graduate school in mathematics and/or statistics both at BGSU and at other schools. He'll discuss master's and PhD programs in mathematics, applied mathematics, statistics, and applied statistics, including the courses you take, research, the timeline for the degree, and job opportunities after graduating. He'll preview proposed master's and PhD programs in Data Science. He will talk about assistantships and what work you may do for your department. He will talk about the application process and where to apply. He will be happy to take any and all questions and follow up after the talk.
Join Hillel for a party in the sukkah and learn about Sukkot tomorrow, Wednesday, Sept. 26! Sukkah building begins around 6 p.m. near the Offenhauer volleyball court and will be followed by dinner at 7 p.m. It is a mitzvah to eat your meals in the sukkah so we hope to see you there! View event info and rsvp here.
BGSU Education Abroad and the Career Center would like to welcome back students from their education abroad experience! Just because you have returned home doesn’t mean your experience has to end! Mark your calendars for a worthwhile event and a chance to reconnect with other alumni.
Join Education Abroad and the Career Center for a Re-Entry Program on Friday, September 28, from 12:00 -1:30 p.m. in 117 BA. The Re-Entry program will assist you with adjusting to life back in the U.S. and to help you to articulate your education abroad experience for future academic and professional paths. Learn how to update your cover letters, resumes, and prepare for job interviews! Click here to register for the Re-Entry Program.
Do you want to participate in paid summer undergraduate research? Are you planning on attending graduate school? The McNair Scholars Program is currently accepting applications for its Summer 2019 cohort. This federally funded program prepares students who are first-generation, low-income or from groups underrepresented at the graduate level (African American, Latino/Hispanic, Native American or Pacific Islander) for graduate studies. Potential Scholars must be interested in ultimately earning a PhD in any field, currently be a junior and have a minimum GPA of 2.9. Applications can be picked up at the front desk of the TRIO Programs/McNair Scholars offices, 292 Hayes Hall or email email@example.com for an application and/or more information.
Applications are due by 5 p.m., Friday October 5 to the front desk of TRIO Programs (292 Hayes Hall).
The Office of Academic Assessment is looking for undergraduate focus group volunteers regarding Innovation in the Classroom. There will be free pizza at the focus groups and the potential of getting a service hour.
We will be hosting focus groups on:
Wednesday, October 10 at 11:00 a.m.
Wednesday, October 10 at 5:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 11 at 1:00 p.m.
Thursday, October 11 at 5:00 p.m.
Please email Rachel at Rwingat@bgsu.edu to sign up or stop by the union tables this week!
The Leadership Certificate is a self-paced, comprehensive, leadership development program designed to encourage and recognize student leadership education and experiences at Bowling Green State University.
To enroll in the Leadership Certificate Program please click here.