May 31, 2016 9:06 PM BGSU rugby team finishes 9th in the nation
BGSU’s Rugby team won five out of six games at the National 7s Championship in Cary, N.C., over Memorial Day weekend to finish 9th in the nation. This was the club’s ninth consecutive appearance at nationals.
May 31, 2016 5:02 PM Ohio Governor makes appointments to BGSU Board of Trustees
Ohio Governor John Kasich has appointed Dr. Richard Ross of Columbus and Cody Clemens of Malta to the Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees.
May 30, 2016 11:00 AM BGSU filmmakers cast a long shadow
Shadowcast Pictures is a cutting-edge production operation based in Los Angeles, and it involves a number of BGSU graduates, including company founder and president Jay Ellison, who played a role in advancing film production studies at the University.
May 30, 2016 11:00 AM Iron workers
BGSU alumnus Mike Bishop works with the College of Technology, Architecture & Applied Engineering to create and patent a better golf club. Four BGSU seniors in their capstone class in mechanical design have aided his effort to build an iron that surpasses current market offerings.
May 30, 2016 11:00 AM The White House tops graduate’s customer list
1978 graduate Michael Ruggeri is president of Scott Group, a company that provides custom rugs for the ultra high-end of the market, including two presidents. Ruggeri has been with the company for 36 years, serving as its president for the past 25 years.
May 27, 2016 4:01 PM The Falcon Medal of Honor Recognizes Exceptional Student-Athletes
The Falcon Medal of Honor defines the essential qualities BGSU holds important for all of its student-athletes, and is given to two senior student-athletes who have consistently exceeded what was asked of them in the areas of scholarship, athletic talent, leadership and service.
May 27, 2016 3:42 PM BGSU Firelands helped build confidence
D. Craig Rathbun has had success on multiple levels since graduating from Bowling Green State University in 1983. He shared five ‘life lessons’ with the 123 graduates of BGSU Firelands: Be a good listener; love what you do; find your passion; find a mentor; and stop dreaming and start doing.
May 25, 2016 5:25 PM Golden opportunity
Brett Creamer ’14 grew up in the San Francisco Bay area and currently is employed by that region’s NBA team as a special event assistant. Creamer says he never would have had the opportunity to work for the Golden State Warriors if not for his Bowling Green State University education.
May 24, 2016 12:45 PM Construction Update - Park Avenue
The remodeled Park Avenue building opened in spring 2016 as the new home of the Department of Architecture and Environmental Design.
May 23, 2016 6:15 PM WBGU-TV earns two Emmy nominations
The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences has nominated WBGU-TV staff for two 2016 Emmys. The nominations were given to Tom Zapiecki, production manager, and Marcus Harrison, producer/director and Bowling Green State University adjunct instructor.
May 23, 2016 6:00 PM Undergraduate researchers reap awards, kudos
Six undergraduate students received glass awards on May 18 for their oral and poster presentations at the April 23 Undergraduate Symposium for Research and Scholarship. Also honored was Dr. Andrew Gregory of the School of Earth, Environment and Society, who received the Undergraduate Faculty Mentor of the Year Award.
May 23, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Putting down roots at BGSU
Mike Bryce, a double major in music and psychology from Pittsburgh, founded the Roots Music Club in August of 2014. Bryce and other musicians met in 1002 Moore Musical Arts Center on a Tuesday night, and have continued meeting there on Tuesday nights ever since.
May 23, 2016 11:00 AM Feat of clay
BGSU ceramics professor John Balistreri has exhibited his sculptures throughout his 30-year career; however in March of this year, his ceramic sculptures were exhibited simultaneously in four exhibitions held in conjunction with the National Council on Education for the Ceramic Arts.
May 20, 2016 6:30 PM BGSU rugby team prepares for national championship
BGSU’s MAC Championship victory has secured the Falcons a bid to the National Sevens Championship in Cary, N.C., over Memorial Day weekend. It has also earned them continued recognition as a true powerhouse in the conference as well as nationally.
May 18, 2016 8:00 PM Carver honored for selfless leadership, service
Some people live their lives in service to others, and Terry Carver is one of them. Whether at work or in the community, she gets no greater pleasure than helping others, boosting them up and making life better.
May 18, 2016 8:00 PM Strickland brings insight, professionalism to job
The College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering has been Kim Strickland’s professional home for over 31 years. As senior fiscal coordinator, she has worked with every dean and interim, associate and assistant dean in that time, always striving to provide the best possible service to all constituents.
May 18, 2016 7:00 PM Compliance Day free training sessions slated
The BGSU Office of Equity and Diversity will host the fourth annual Compliance Day from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 1 in 201 Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
May 18, 2016 6:45 PM Fifteen faculty receive emeritus status
The Board of Trustees granted emeritus status to 15 retired or retiring faculty members on May 6. Emeritus status is conferred in recognition of distinguished service to the University. Individuals must have been at the University for at least 10 years and been recommended by their department for the designation.
May 18, 2016 6:30 PM Classified Staff Team Award
Barbara Berta, Mary Busdeker and Marcia Seubert in the Department of Mathematics and Statistics were presented the Classified Staff Team Award on May 18. The team will share a $1,500 award and their names will be displayed on a commemorative plaque in the Bowen-Thompson Student Union.
May 18, 2016 6:00 PM Carver, Strickland honored for selfless leadership, service
Classified Staff Council presented Outstanding Service Awards to Terry Carver, an administrative secretary in the Division of Recreation and Wellness, and Kim Strickland, a senior fiscal coordinator in the College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering. Each received a $1,000 check and a plaque bearing her name.
May 16, 2016 2:00 PM Former bGAB president earns Ping Student Services Award
Social work alumna Emily Hillyer has received the 2016 Charles J. Ping Student Service Award from the Ohio Campus Compact. This annual award recognizes and honors undergraduate students for their outstanding leadership and contributions to community service or service learning.
May 16, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Feeling at home at BGSU
Yogitha Malkireddy transferred to Bowling Green State University to major in electronics and computer engineering technology. Not only did Malkireddy graduate from the College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering, but she was able to get acclimated to American culture along the way.
May 16, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: In hot pursuit of education
BGSU Police Captain Tim James graduated from Bowling Green State University with a Bachelor’s of Science degree in criminal justice from the College of Health and Human Services on May 6. BGSU Police Chief Monica Moll earned her Ph.D. in political science from Kent State University on May 13.
May 16, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Reaching All of Her Goals
Rachael Cummings is graduating from BGSU Firelands while achieving her two primary goals: making the most of her college experience and graduating debt free.
May 16, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Ready to Work
Sales and services marketing student Andrew Ludwig planned to have a job waiting for him upon graduation. Through hard work and planning, he achieved that goal and will start working in July. He will graduate this May as a President’s Award winner for having maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout his time at BGSU.
May 12, 2016 7:33 PM In Memoriam: Delbert Latta '88 (hon)
The University remembers former Ohio Senator and U.S. Representative Delbert Latta’s ’88 (Hon.) who passed away May 12, one of the state’s most distinguished citizens and a good friend to BGSU
May 12, 2016 6:22 PM BGSU’s online criminal justice master’s program ranked in Top 10
College Choice has ranked Bowling Green State University’s Master of Science in Criminal Justice program as the No. 6 online criminal justice master’s program in the country.
May 11, 2016 5:15 AM Students honored at annual honors and awards ceremony
The College of Education and Human Development held their annual Honors and Awards Ceremony on April 24 to present students with scholarships and academic awards for the 2016-2017 school year and to honor is outstanding seniors.
May 9, 2016 11:00 AM Newly named Michael & Sara Kuhlin Center
A gift from Michael '68 and Sara Kuhlin provides support for the renovated South Hall which will house the School of Media and Communication. The gift builds on previous support provided for student scholarship and leadership.
May 7, 2016 8:02 PM BGSU celebrates 285th graduation
Bowling Green State University held its 285th commencement this past weekend, with more than 2,200 candidates in the graduating class. Commencement included the presentation of an honorary degree and addresses from alumni.
May 7, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Hard work and hustle
Neuroscience major Jake Pemberton’s hard work and hustle have paid off; now he’s enjoying his last semester before starting at his dream medical school. He will graduate this May as a President’s Award winner for having maintained a 4.0 GPA throughout his time at BGSU.
May 7, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Helping others discover their stories
Detroit native Darrico Harris arrived on campus in a car he rented to get him to BGSU to start his college journey. He quickly discovered his path to become a mentor and academic through a double major in psychology and sociology, and residence hall governance.
May 7, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Online program fits busy lifestyle
Jamie Kaplan graduated from one of BGSU's eCampus programs and is continuing his career as a recreational therapist at a VA hospital working with traumatic brain injury patients. His patients' injuries stem from military accidents, gunshot wounds, car accidents, and strokes and Kaplan is using 3D printing to enhance their therapy.
May 7, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: The sky is the limit
Maribeth Sembach Rahe ’70 was presented an honorary doctorate of business administration by Bowling Green State University on May 7 in honor of her achievements as a recognized leader in financial services who has broken through historic barriers to women. She was a Spanish major with a minor in business.
May 6, 2016 8:03 PM Board approves faculty contract, administrative fees
The BGSU Board of Trustees on May 6 approved the next collective bargaining agreement with the BGSU Faculty Association along with new administrative fees for two colleges and the naming of the renovated South Hall.
May 6, 2016 8:02 PM Faculty climb academic ladder with tenure, promotion
The BGSU Board of Trustees acknowledged and celebrated the accomplishments of faculty from a number of colleges May 6 with the granting of promotions and for some, tenure. Thirteen were promoted to full professor, 15 received promotion to associate professor with tenure.
May 5, 2016 2:26 PM BGHS drama teacher rises to head of the class
The 2016 Educator of the Year award was presented to Dr. Jo Beth Gonzalez on Monday, May 2 during Teacher Educator Capstone Day. For the past 22 years, she has worked as an educator at Bowling Green High School. In addition to her teaching, she is a published author of multiple books that explore theatre education. The award was presented by Dr. Dawn Shinew, dean of the College of Education and Human Development.
May 4, 2016 8:00 PM Bechtel elected to SHAPE America Leadership Council
Dr. Pamela Bechtel, associate professor emerita in the School of Human Movement, Sport and Leisure Studies, was recently elected to the position of president-elect of the Society of Health and Physical Educators (SHAPE) America's Midwest District. Bechtel began her three-year term in March.
May 4, 2016 8:00 PM Burger to teach, perform as Fulbright Specialist in Malaysia
Dr. Cole Burger, an instructor of piano in the College of Musical Arts, will teach piano and present recitals and master classes at the University of Malaya in Kuala Lumpur as a Fulbright Specialist. The specialist program promotes short-term collaborative projects linking American scholars with counterparts at host institutions.
May 2, 2016 2:37 PM Construction Update - Greek Housing
New Greek housing will open in August 2016, providing a home to a thriving community of student leaders.
May 2, 2016 2:14 PM It’s On Us student leader makes national impact
Senior Mary Toth was selected for the It's On Us national student advisory commitee in the fall. This year, she worked with sexual assualt survivors and advoactes to combat this serious issue. As she finishes her term, Toth traveled to Washington D.C. to meet Vice President Joe Biden.
May 2, 2016 2:13 PM USG launches Adopt a Block initiative
BGSU’s Undergraduate Student Government has created an Adopt a Block program in which students or student organizations can adopt a block in the city of Bowling Green and keep it clean from litter and debris. The program will debut at the beginning of the fall semester.
May 2, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: A love of music, teaching
Sophia Schmitz, a performance major and an entrepreneurship minor who started taking violin lessons at BGSU when she was 3, kept herself busy during her time as an undergraduate at the University.
May 2, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: All the right moves
Bowling Green State University kicker Tyler Tate excelled on the football field and in the classroom. The exercise science major will continue his education in the fall as a first-year medical student at Ohio State.
May 2, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Childhood lessons
Allison Ehmen was just a child when her grandmother had a debilitating stroke. That traumatic event ultimately shaped her childhood and the adult she has become as she graduates from the BGSU College of Health and Human Services gerontology program with a cumulative 4.0 GPA.
May 2, 2016 11:00 AM Class of 2016 Success Stories: Leaving a legacy
Marjorie Williams, who grew up in the Detroit area, wanted to give back to the College of Business Administration after Bowling Green State University gave so much to her through a scholarship-provided education.
May 2, 2016 4:15 AM Hanasono earns Hoch, college awards for commitment to diversity
Dr. Lisa Hanasono's work is founded in the integration of research and teaching and lived out in her commitment to the community. In recognition of her engagement of students with such important issues as promoting unity, diversity and inclusion, Hanasono, an assistant professor of communication, received a 2016 David Hoch Memorial Award for Excellence in Service.
May 2, 2016 4:00 AM BGSU to hold commencement Friday, Saturday
The University will celebrate its 285th graduation in three ceremonies in the Stroh Center Friday (May 6) and Saturday (May 7). The graduating class includes 2,287 candidates. Speaking will be alumni Maribeth Rahe, Dean Bresciani, Holly Horn, Jason “Jay” Crawford, and D. Craig Rathbun.