Jan 26, 2020 3:13 AM BGSU tops rival Toledo, stretching win streak to six games
The Bowling Green State University men’s basketball team defeated rival University of Toledo 85-79 on Jan. 25 at Savage Arena behind the strong backcourt play of Dylan Frye and Justin Turner, who combined for 42 points. The Falcons (15-5, 6-1 Mid-American Conference) won their sixth straight game.
Jan 22, 2020 8:00 PM BGSU, Falcon Health Center studying sports-related concussions
Bowling Green State University’s club sports student-athletes are gaining another level of care, thanks to a partnership between the College of Education and Human Development, Division of Student Affairs — Department of Recreation and Wellness and Falcon Health Center. The University offers more than 30 intramural sports.
Jan 22, 2020 4:05 PM BGSU students donate their time, make furniture for Habitat for Humanity
Bowling Green State University students volunteered their time to build furniture for one of three Habitat for Humanity houses that are being built in Bowling Green. Learn more about this project for BGSU Builds, a three-year partnership between the University and Habitat for Humanity of Wood County Ohio, Inc.
Jan 15, 2020 4:00 PM BGSU online criminal justice program ranks No. 1 in Ohio
BGSU’s online criminal justice master's program is ranked 12th in the country and No. 1 in Ohio in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report Best Online Programs rankings, which were released Jan. 14. The University’s online bachelor’s and education programs also remain nationally ranked and among the best in Ohio.
Jan 13, 2020 8:05 PM Winter Break with Freddie and Freida
Freddie and Frieda Falcon have been spending their winter break at Bowling Green State University keeping an eye on campus and getting ready for students to return on January 27 for the start of the spring semester. We miss you, Falcons! See you in a couple of weeks!
Jan 6, 2020 7:37 PM Meet students who have committed early to the Class of 2024
Get to know some of the earliest members of Bowling Green State University’s Class of 2024. These high school seniors are already committed to BGSU and are excited to officially become Falcons in the Fall of 2020. Learn why they decided to call BGSU home.
Dec 30, 2019 8:00 PM 2019 BGSU Year in Review
View our recap of an amazing 2019 at Bowling Green State University, including the top stories, videos, photos, a message from President Rodney Rogers and more
Dec 20, 2019 7:29 PM Winter 2019 Falcon Moments
What made Bowling Green State University special to members of the Class of 2019? Hear their Falcon Moments from the Dec. 13-14 commencement ceremonies at the Stroh Center. The December graduating class included 1,047 candidates — 89 associate degrees were presented, 731 bachelor’s degrees, 187 master’s degrees and 30 doctoral degrees.
Dec 20, 2019 6:00 AM Class of 2019 Success Stories: BGSU inspires dual major in construction management, architecture and environmental design
Drawn to historic buildings, Lauren Schmenk was determined to pursue a degree in architecture and environmental design program at BGSU. As a freshman, she also decided to major in construction management. As a dual major, she already is seeing the benefit of her dual-industry background on the job site.
Dec 17, 2019 9:15 PM Laurie Stevenson ’88: Get ready to 'roll up your sleeves and make a difference'
Laurie Stevenson ’88 said BGSU helped her find her path to public service as she addressed BGSU graduate candidates during its 296th graduation Dec. 14 at the Stroh Center. Stevenson, who earned a bachelor’s degree in environmental health from BGSU, is the director of the Ohio Environmental Protection Agency.
Dec 17, 2019 9:15 PM Sheryl Maxfield ’81: 'Speak the truth. Share what is on your mind. Raise your hand.'
Sheryl Maxfield ’81 revealed the two major reasons for her success in her 40-year career as she addressed BGSU graduate candidates during its 296th graduation Dec. 13 at the Stroh Center. Maxfield, who earned a bachelor’s degree in journalism from BGSU, is the director of the Ohio Department of Commerce.
Dec 15, 2019 9:32 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Third-generation Falcon graduates with third degree in less than two years
Many college graduates are thankful to get one degree in four years. As for Kyle Baker, one degree wouldn’t cut it and four years wasn’t quick enough. With the help of the College Credit program, he already holds two associate degrees from BGSU and earned his bachelor’s degree in December.
Dec 14, 2019 3:18 PM BGSU honors success at commencement
BGSU celebrated its 296th graduation in two ceremonies in the Stroh Center Dec. 13 and Dec. 14. Alumnae addressing the candidates included Sheryl Maxfield and Laurie Stevenson. The December graduating class included 1,047 candidates.
Dec 12, 2019 9:38 PM BGSU awarded Choose Ohio First grant supporting computer science, related fields
Bowling Green State University has received a Choose Ohio First scholarship award for more than $1.1 million. The funds will be used to support students in computer science and related fields, in turn strengthening Ohio's workforce. BGSU is one of 35 colleges and universities in Ohio to receive a grant
Dec 12, 2019 9:32 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Opera singer ends college career on a high note
A corrections officer who loves to sing sounds like it could be the premise for a stage musical. For Bowling Green State University graduate Nick Kottman, it’s a reality. His road to graduation, though, has been anything but straightforward. He majored in music education with specialization in choral performance.
Dec 12, 2019 9:28 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Three members of Detroit Police Dept. earn master’s degrees in criminal justice
Three students from the Detroit Police Dept. earn degrees in Bowling Green State University’s nationally ranked Master of Science in Criminal Justice program. Keeth Williams, Elaine Bryant and Elvin Barren credit program’s flexibility and best practices to position themselves as competitive individuals in their field for the future.
Dec 11, 2019 8:00 PM BGSU trustees approve building project to support innovative approach to design and construction learning
$5.2 million project to include 12,000-square-foot expansion of Park Avenue building Description: The Board of Trustees of Bowling Green State University has approved a new $5.2 million expansion project that will support the University’s innovative School of the Built Environment. The school is recognized for its unique, integrated approach to training future architects and construction managers together.
Dec 6, 2019 8:00 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: BGSU marketing major launched his own ice cream business as a sophomore
Tyler McCann is graduating from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in marketing, but he already has blazed an entrepreneurial trail by applying what he learned in the College of Business by launching his own ice cream business in his hometown of Mount Vernon, Ohio.
Dec 5, 2019 4:00 PM Advancing across the gain line in the classroom, on the pitch
For this graduate, a College of Education and Human Development degree meant long nights and early mornings to excel in his combined roles as an employee, a dad, a student and a rugby teammate.
Dec 5, 2019 4:00 PM Class of 2019 Success Stories: Political science major utilizes multiple opportunities to grow as a leader at BGSU
Kyron Smith, a December 2019 political science graduate, is thankful for the many academic and leadership opportunities that Bowling Green State University has provided. However, what he is most grateful for is the extended family he’s developed over the past three and a half years at BGSU.
Dec 3, 2019 9:39 PM Flexible schedule, affordability big draws for BGSU Firelands
Melanie Myers, a communication major, chose BGSU Firelands because of its proximity to her hometown of Norwalk, Ohio, its affordability and because she was able to finish classes and work at the same time. It also helped her land a job as public information officer Huron County Public Health.
Nov 27, 2019 5:22 PM Dr. Scott Rogers of BGSU examines effects of ancient microbes in new book
The idea of freezing a life in ice and thawing it out years later has been used extensively in science fiction. According to Scott Rogers, biology professor at BGSU, this concept may be more fact than fiction, and the outcomes of this are just as worrying as they are exciting.
Nov 26, 2019 5:30 PM Pledges being accepted for 2019 United Way Campaign with Northwest Ohio Community Shares
The 2019 United Way Campaign with Northwest Ohio Community Shares is underway — an opportunity for faculty, staff and retirees to again show their longstanding support for emergency services, health care, daycare and a host of other ways to improve lives in the region.
Nov 26, 2019 5:00 PM BGSU awarded Silver Seal for increasing student voter participation
Bowling Green State University received a Silver Seal Award for increasing its student voting participant rate at the 2019 ALL IN Challenge Awards Ceremony. BGSU’s data reveals a near tripling of voter participation from 2014 to 2018, going from 11.9 percent to 35 percent, a 23.1 percentage point change.
Nov 26, 2019 4:30 PM BGSU students recognized for embracing global engagement
Their travels spanned 9,000 miles and five continents, but the BGSU undergraduate and graduate students shared a common experience; they embraced global engagement. Hosted by the Center for Undergraduate Research and Scholarship, the Embracing Global Engagement award ceremony recognized eight winners from 42 presentations by more than 50 students.
Nov 22, 2019 7:59 PM Lisbon internship points to benefits of Global Internship program
Internships can take people to other companies, other states, and through BGSU’s Global Internship program, even other countries. Business administration major Michael Grau was one of the first students to take part in an internship to Lisbon in Portugal, which he believes secured another internship at Marathon Petroleum Corporation.
Nov 22, 2019 7:54 PM Summer Experience: Greek piano festival opportunity to experience past, present at same time
Jiamo Zhang, a Master of Music candidate in piano performance, along with several other BGSU students, participated in the Corfu Summer Piano Festival this past summer. Not only did Zhang get to play in a world-class event, she and her classmates were immersed in historic and modern Greek life.
Nov 20, 2019 7:30 PM University survey process revised; faculty, staff asked to review new procedures
Surveys are an important tool at Bowling Green State University to collect data from students, faculty and staff for a variety of reasons. They include informing educational programs and instructional practice, evaluating meaningful initiatives and institutional priorities, providing important insights and collecting data to address a variety of questions.
Nov 15, 2019 8:32 PM BGSU I-O psychology and computer science celebrate 50 years
BGSU’s industrial-organizational psychology program, which is ranked second in the nation, and the computer science program, which was the first undergraduate program in Ohio, both celebrated a 50-year anniversary. Faculty, students and alumni also came together to celebrate the many successes of the program and to plan for the future.