Students In the News

  • Jan 24, 2018 10:00 AM Semester at Sea changes how BGSU student ‘lives her life’
    Usually the only sharks or elephants that students encounter during their time at Bowling Green State University are the opposing teams’ mascots at sporting events. Not so for junior Allie Laber, who spent the fall semester at sea during one of the many study abroad programs the University offers students.

  • Jan 16, 2018 9:00 AM The view from South Africa
    College Student Personnel graduate student Ayanna Byers gained a deeper understanding of her identity and of helping others during an internship at the University of the Western Cape in Cape Town, South Africa. The experience has helped her as a SMART mentor at Bowling Green State University.

  • Nov 8, 2017 2:13 PM International Education Week
    Presented by International Programs and Partnerships, the week is a community celebration of global culture and diversity, with free activities open to all, and opportunities to learn about everything from international careers to international travel.

  • Oct 25, 2017 4:23 PM BGSU students embrace, learn from other cultures
    At this fall’s “Embracing Global Engagement: Internships, Service- and Experiential Learning Symposium,” nearly 50 students shared their experiences in oral and poster presentations. The winners were recognized at an Oct. 17 ceremony where they received an original piece of glass art presented by President Mary Ellen Mazey.

  • Sep 25, 2017 7:00 AM Summer Experience: A business degree with an international flair
    Twelve weeks in Europe and Asia inspired Samantha Chapman, an international business major at BGSU, to build a career of helping people reach global goals. Chapman summed up her journey thusly: “I’m an international business major, so it was important for me to spend time in other countries.”

  • Sep 17, 2017 12:30 AM Postcard from Abroad: Tiffany Payne
    Tiffany Payne takes advantage of Human Development and Family Studies study abroad program in Italy, studying families of a different cultural background. Payne is thankful for the chance to grow closer to some of her favorite BGSU mentors and to get to know many new friends during her travels.

  • Jul 31, 2017 7:00 AM Class of 2017 Success Stories: A future in international affairs
    As Andrea Danziger graduates as part of the Class of 2017 with a double major in German and political science and a PPEL minor, she is leaving Bowling Green State University with aspirations of working for the U.S. Department of State as a foreign service officer.

  • Jul 17, 2017 7:00 AM Postcard from Abroad: Andrea Danziger
    Andrea Danziger's return to German culture for her senior year as part of the education abroad program was one of the most fulfilling experiences of her education at Bowling Green State University, where she majored in international relations and German.

  • May 12, 2017 10:17 AM Class of 2017 Success Stories: Business of the world
    When Rob Everard, who is graduating with a dual major, enrolled at Bowling Green State University, he already knew he wanted to study abroad. The wide scope of international opportunities, along with the strong business program, convinced him that BGSU was his first choice.

  • Sep 30, 2016 11:59 AM Embracing Global Engagement
    BGSU students have been expanding their knowledge and perspectives with studies around the globe. On Wednesday (Oct. 5), more than 20 of them will present short talks about their experiences at the annual “Embracing Global Engagement: Internships, Service- and Experiential Learning in BGSU Education Abroad Programs."

  • Sep 21, 2015 7:00 AM Taking a World View
    Shelby Eng is a big picture person, and one who is keenly aware that it is the small pieces that ultimately make the masterpiece. As she assembles her career foundation at Bowling Green State University, she looks well beyond the horizon and dreams about connecting with the rest of the planet.

  • Feb 23, 2015 7:30 AM Embracing Spanish culture
    Stacey Dickerson is anxiously awaiting her last semester to begin at BGSU. Instead of beginning classes on campus, she’ll be studying abroad in Spain for a second time. Studying overseas is not an easy decision to make, but being in the Spanish learning community, La Comunidad, has helped her to better prepare.

2014 News

BGSU Alumnus’ Donation to Support International Opportunities For Students
December 2014
Michael Hoskins ’77, of Austin, Texas, has pledged funds to establish the Hoskins Global Scholar Program, which will support as many as five students annually. Student recipients will each be granted $5,000 to support their study abroad experience as well as explore a global academic opportunity to enhance their experience.

Newly Minted Citizens Take Oath at The Wolfe Center
November 14, 2014
President Mary Ellen Mazey welcomes 45 new citizens from 23 countries Nov. 14 during a naturalization ceremony in the Donnell Theatre at the Wolfe Center for the Arts. Presiding was Magistrate James Knepp, a 1987 BGSU alumnus. Dr. Apollos Nwauwa, history and Africana studies, a naturalized citizen from Nigeria, addressed the group, noting that naturalized citizens are a "major bridge between their home countries and this country, with the ability to bring about knowledge exchange."

BGSU Welcomes Ukranian Women Leaders
November 13, 2014
Five women leaders from Ukraine will visit the University Thursday (Nov. 13), hosted by the Russian Club. The visitors are learning about accountable government and how small and rural communities in the United States work with public, private and nonprofit sector partners on community development and quality of life issues. There will be an open meeting with the delegation from Ukraine in 219 Olscamp Hall from 1-2:15 p.m. 
Their visit is a part of the Open World program and funded by the Open World Leadership Center. The local partner, the Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development, was established in 1999 as a collaborative effort of BGSU, Lourdes College, the University of Toledo and WSOS Community Action. For 15 years the consortium has welcomed more than a thousand international guests from 17 countries around the world, and assisted 850 Americans to travel overseas on professional, educational and cultural exchanges.  

Undergraduates Win for ‘Embracing Global Engagement’ Presentations
October 30, 2014
BGSU students pursue learning on a variety of fronts, both in and out of the classroom. Four undergraduates were honored Oct. 28 for presentations they gave at the inaugural Embracing Global Engagement Undergraduate Research Conference last month about their study abroad experiences.  

Undergrads Make Strides in Photochemical Sciences
August 28, 2014
In his future career as a medical doctor, senior Christopher Sosnofsky may find himself using treatment techniques he helped develop as an undergraduate at Bowling Green.  

BGSU Student Speaks International Language of Fashion
August 21, 2014
This summer, a display case in the Education Building contained several women's active- wear garments — a hooded sweatshirt, pants, two shirts, plus the "inspiration board" of their designer, recent graduate Ashlee Layman. The story of the clothes' journey from Bulgaria to BGSU is a tale of student and faculty creativity, resourcefulness and willingness to try something new.

BGSU's Otiso to Aid Kenyan University as Carnegie Fellow
July 17, 2014
Dr. Kefa Otiso, a professor in BGSU's School of Earth, Environment and Society, has been selected to work with 24 higher education institutions in Africa on projects in curriculum development, research, training and mentoring, and graduate teaching.

Korean Students Visit for Media and Communication Institute
July 5, 2014 
A group of 14 young women from Korea visited BGSU to study United States media industry and culture during a 10-day stay.

Delegation from China Visit BGSU
May 8, 2014 
The President of Beijing Information Science and Technology University and members of his administration visited BGSU to continue to discuss possible partnerships.  President Mazey was able to visit BISTU in May 2013 and is excited that BGSU can work together to build partnerships that benefit students enrolled at both institutions.  BG Mayor Dick Edwards welcomed our guests to Bowling Green.  They also met with individuals at specific departments at BGSU and had a campus tour.  We look forward to seeing them again soon.

March 31, 2014 
Bowling Green State University (BGSU) and The University of Toledo (UT) have announced a new collaboration designed to help meet the aviation industry’s growing worldwide demand for pilots, airport administrators and other aviation practitioners. The two universities have signed a letter of agreement to develop the Northwest Ohio Aviation Education Consortium.