May 27, 2020 2:27 PM BGSU family demographer contributes to op-ed about COVID-19 impact on health of families
Dr. Jenjira Yahirun, assistant professor of sociology at Bowling Green State University, wants policymakers to think about how COVID-19 affects the health of families across demographics. Yahirun co-authored an opinion column that was published in “The Hill,” an online publication focused on politics, policy, business and international relations
May 25, 2020 10:00 AM Class of 2020 Success Student-athletes wrap up exceptional collegiate careers
As highly accomplished senior student-athletes, Talisa Lemke and Jovannah East were prepared to finish with their best seasons yet. Both had the goal of competing nationally in the post season, but these aspirations were cut short due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Despite these season-ending disappointments, Lemke and East leave BGSU with their heads held high with exceptional academic performances and championship-level athletic accomplishments.
May 23, 2020 8:58 AM BGSU alumnus at helm of America's 250th celebration
The United States will commemorate the semiquincentennial anniversary of its founding in 2026. The country likely will be bathed in red, white and blue from sea to shining sea — and with orange and brown — as Tony Rucci ’72, ’76, ’78 is the president and CEO of the America 250 Foundation.
May 22, 2020 2:13 PM Class of 2020 Success Stories: BGSU College of Business grad has data stacked in her favor
Jazzmin Speziali has made countless friends and career connections as a member of BGSU’s Class of 2020. She earned a Bachelor of Science in business administration with a specialization in business analytics and intelligence from the College of Business and is scheduled to begin an internship Aug. 1 at Owens-Illinois.
May 22, 2020 2:13 PM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Emma Stumpf shares the joy of music
Music education graduate Emma Stumpf discovered a passion for teaching music to students, especially those who might find music classes loud or overwhelming.
May 22, 2020 1:38 PM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Turbulent semester offers lessons to live by
By focusing on what mattered most to her, rather than on the exact sequence of those events, Audra Gill has weathered the semester's many changes and emerged with a healthy outlook and map of her upcoming goals.
May 22, 2020 11:46 AM BGSU student serves community with U.S. Army National Guard
One BGSU student has ‘geared up’ to help the community during the COVID-19 pandemic. Michael Flipse, a senior sport management major from Pemberville, Ohio, serves in the 148th U.S. Army National Guard as a mortarman. He has been working at Toledo Food Bank, helping pack and distribute food to the community.
May 22, 2020 8:43 AM Health care executives instruct BGSU students, lead in the field during pandemic
BGSU students in the College of Health and Human Services had a front-row seat in the spring semester to two adjunct instructors who have more than 70 years of health care experience combined: Kim Bordenkircher, CEO of Henry County Hospital and Jim Watkins, Health Commissioner of Williams County Combined Health District.
May 19, 2020 1:44 PM Flight training resumes at Bowling Green Flight Center
The Bowling Green Flight Center will resume flight training for Bowling Green State University aviation students with additional safety measures in place due to the COVID-19 pandemic. New procedures and protocols include increased cleaning and disinfecting of the facilities and aircraft and the use of face masks.
May 18, 2020 12:00 PM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Connecting career crossroads at BGSU
Sue Ann Sandusky had recently retired from the U.S. Army, after a flourishing 37-year career, and she had moved to Findlay, Ohio. But instead of fully “retiring,” she wanted to put her skills to work in a civilian setting. BGSU’s Ph.D. in higher education administration was her bridge to get there.
May 18, 2020 9:00 AM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Opportunities continue to knock for BGSU music performance graduate
From Alabama to New York to Bowling Green State University, this talented flutist has found her musical and career path by inspiring others through teaching and performing.
May 18, 2020 8:00 AM New BGSU graduate offers advice for summer
With the end of spring semester and summer approaching, warmer weather is in our future. Get creative to make those summer memories. Use Zoom or FaceTime to stay connected with friends and family. Go on a social distancing picnic or have a themed family nights.
May 15, 2020 2:31 PM BGSU addresses budget shortfall, accelerates Focus on the Future Strategic Plan
Bowling Green State University has finalized budget reductions to address its $29 million projected shortfall. The University is restructuring non-faculty areas to save resources, implement the strategic plan and support its students.
May 15, 2020 12:43 PM BGSU Board of Trustees approves fee waivers to aid students
The Bowling Green State University Board of Trustees approved two fee waivers to aid students, awarded promotion and tenure to 43 faculty members and welcomed national trustee George N. Miller Jr.
May 13, 2020 4:00 PM BGSU to honor achievement at virtual celebration May 16
Bowling Green State University will host a live, virtual celebration for spring degree candidates May 16. The live stream will begin at 1:30 p.m., and is expected to last about 45 minutes. Students, family and friends can view the stream at BGSU.edu.
May 11, 2020 5:00 PM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Savanna Brown is buggy about insects
Cleveland native Savanna Brown has always loved insects and found opportunities at Bowling Green State University that allowed her to do research, connect to like-minded people in science and the arts and be prepared for her first job post-graduation.
May 11, 2020 2:16 PM BGSU plans to resume face-to-face classes in fall
BGSU is planning to resume face-to-face learning on its campuses this fall. The University continues to work with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Ohio Department of Health and regional and local health care partners to comply with directives and guidelines to safeguard students, faculty, staff and visitors.
May 11, 2020 10:34 AM BGSU Mini-Lecture: Tips for grocery shopping and food safety
In this Bowling Green State University Mini-Lecture, Dr. Laura Brubaker, an instructor in the Department of Food and Nutrition in the College of Health and Human Services and a registered dietician, shares some tips on grocery shopping and food safety during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 11, 2020 10:15 AM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Lone BGSU senior living on campus happy to have support to finish her semester
Hayley Landers, a Bowling Green State University senior majoring in gerontology, is graduating in May after finishing out her semester as one of about 75 students still living on the Bowling Green campus due to the COVID-19 pandemic. She is thankful for the on-campus support she received.
May 11, 2020 9:50 AM Class of 2020 Success Stories: Unusual path to degree offers 'life lessons'
U.S. Army National Guard service throughout college career teaches Frank Scott Abbey, who is majoring in apparel and merchandise product development in the College of Education and Human Development, how to adapt to life's changes. During his service, Abbey maintained a GPA of 3.0 or higher.
May 4, 2020 8:00 PM Support BGSU students on #GivingTuesdayNow
Two matching gifts from Bowling Green State University College of Business Dean Ray Braun '80 and Dr. Theresa Popp Braun '80, '85 will help double the impact of all gifts made to the Student Emergency Fund on Tuesday, May 5, as part of a worldwide day of giving.
May 4, 2020 4:19 PM BGSU honors seniors May 4-8
When the Class of 2020 entered their first year at Bowling Green State University in fall 2016, the most popular app was Pokemon GO and the biggest event that year was the Presidential election. Fast forward to today when these same students are preparing to graduate and either enter the workforce or continue their education.
May 4, 2020 12:30 PM BGSU students discuss online learning experiences at BGSU
Bowling Green State University students BGSU Lauren Reese, a broadcast journalism major from the Cleveland area, and Sana Ali, a criminal justice major from Chicago, talk about their online learning experiences while living off campus in Bowling Green during the COVID-19 pandemic.
May 1, 2020 4:55 PM BGSU Career Center call campaign connects with more than 2,600 students
The Bowling Green State University Career Center continues to be the focal point to help graduating students with their post-graduation plans. The office started a call campaign, in efforts to reach every graduating student, whether undergraduate or graduate, and to follow up on their post-graduation plans.
May 1, 2020 4:43 PM BGSU research takes aim at social tool for fighting COVID-19
The social distancing of COVID-19 might have its own long-term effects; a Bowling Green State University team of sociologists — Drs. Peggy Giordano, Monica Longmore and Wendy Manning — received a National Science Foundation grant to conduct research on social distancing and what factors might influence individuals’ levels of compliance.