Jun 30, 2020 6:11 PM BGSU announces chief health officer, partnership with Wood County Health Department
Former Wood County Health Commissioner Ben Batey, MPH, RN, has been appointed as Bowling Green State University chief health officer. Batey, who will continue focusing on the public health of Wood County through this growing partnership, will begin his cabinet-level appointment as chief health officer at BGSU on July 27.
Jun 26, 2020 2:28 PM BGSU Board of Trustees approves donor-named spaces at Maurer Center
As the new home of BGSU’s College of Business nears completion, philanthropic support has not waned for the Robert W. and Patricia A. Maurer Center. BGSU’s Board of Trustees approved a number of donor-named spaces recognizing the support of friends and alumni who are committed to the center’s cutting-edge vision through their financial gifts.
Jun 26, 2020 2:27 PM BGSU Board of Trustees approves new nursing and physical therapy schools, supports Falcon Tuition Guarantee
BGSU is moving forward two new schools, and financial assurances for students through the Falcon Tuition, as well as new programs and facility improvements. Action taken at the June 26 Board of Trustees meeting supported the University’s commitment to creating public good and embracing its role as a national model in addressing the educational, economic and social vitality of our region, state, nation and the world.
Jun 26, 2020 2:27 PM BGSU set to begin fall classes Aug. 26
Bowling Green State University is planning to resume in-person teaching and learning Aug. 26 with a revised academic calendar and new health and safety measures in place this fall. Two University-wide planning groups have been working to address student academic and non-academic experiences along with safety and campus operations.
Jun 26, 2020 1:00 PM BGSU launches School of Nursing
Emphasizing its commitment to creating public good and meeting regional workforce needs, BGSU has launched a School of Nursing through its College of Health and Human Services. The new school will help support the growth of the University’s online Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing program introduced last year.
Jun 26, 2020 7:30 AM BGSU establishes School of Physical Therapy
BGSU is establishing a new School of Physical Therapy within its College of Health and Human Services. Once fully approved, the first cohort will start in Fall 2022. A doctorate of physical therapy will be available to students who hold a four-year degree in physical therapy or comparable coursework.
Jun 25, 2020 3:15 PM BGSU Departments of History and English receive NEH CARES grant
Bowling Green State University Departments of History and English received a $273,000 Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) for a joint project titled, “Toward a Pedagogy from Crisis: Adaptive Teaching and Learning at Bowling Green State University During COVID-19.”
Jun 24, 2020 9:23 AM Griffen Palmer ’17 wins songwriting competition on NBC’s ‘Songland’
Griffen Palmer, a 2017 BGSU alumnus, won NBC’s “Songland” competition in May and was chosen to write a song for the country duo Florida Georgia Line. He performed his song, “Second Guessing,” which was chosen and recorded by Florida Georgia Line and quickly reached No. 1 on iTunes.
Jun 17, 2020 3:57 PM Tenure, promotion granted by trustees
BGSU celebrated the scholarly and creative achievements of 43 faculty members May 15 when the board of trustees awarded promotion and tenure. Nine faculty were promoted to full professor, 13 received tenure and were promoted to associate professor, and others were promoted to QRF teaching professor and QRF associate teaching professor.
Jun 17, 2020 3:16 PM After a 40-year decline, the marriage rate has remained stable since 2010
The U.S. marriage rate has been stable since 2010 after declining nearly 60 percent from 1970 to 2010, according to a new report from the Marriage Strengthening Research and Dissemination Center (MAST Center). Dr. Karen Benjamin Guzzo, Bowling Green State University professor of sociology, is an author of the report.
Jun 17, 2020 3:02 PM BGSU Pathway Program paves the way for prospective students
BGSU’s Pathway Program allows future students, who may not meet usual admissions criteria, the opportunity to attend BGSU. The one-year program allows a cohort of 25 students to pay a reduced tuition and take basic courses at the Bowling Green campus in math, writing, science, history, English literature and university success.
Jun 17, 2020 2:48 PM CURS symposium attracts student researchers statewide
The COVID-19 pandemic enabled the symposium to find a new way for undergraduate students from all disciplines and fields to share their research, scholarly and creative projects with a wider community.
Jun 17, 2020 2:32 PM Forever Freddie: Iconic mascot turns 70
The Freddie Falcon mascot got its start in 1950 when a few members of the Alpha Phi Omega service fraternity on campus decided BG needed a boost of school spirit. The role expanded and grew in popularity as Freddie became a fixture on campus. His sidekick Frieda joined the nest in 1980 and the pair have been spreading cheer and smiles at countless BGSU events ever since.
Jun 17, 2020 8:00 AM BGSU launches education certificate for virtual teaching
COVID-19 has changed the teaching environment and teachers are looking to gain a new arsenal of skills for virtual learning. Bowling Green State University is leading the way by offering an Online Teaching and Learning Certification.
Jun 10, 2020 3:11 PM BGSU's Stinson, his research is in demand
With a news cycle in overdrive, one voice has been heard around the world: Philip Stinson, Ph.D., a Bowling Green State University criminologist and professor who has spent more than 15 years researching police behaviors, including police crime, police corruption and police misconduct.
Jun 9, 2020 11:00 AM Class of 2020 Success Stories: A passion for planning events led Shalynne Owens to BGSU
A passion for event planning led Shalynne Owens to owning and operating two event-oriented businesses in northwest Ohio that catered to children’s birthday parties. By 2017, her interest in event management had grown beyond children’s entertainment, so she closed her businesses and enrolled in BGSU’s Tourism Hospitality and Event program.
Jun 3, 2020 3:50 PM BGSU Center for Public Impact recognizes Ohio Campus Compact award recipients
The Bowling Green State University Center for Public Impact virtually recognized its 2020 Ohio Campus Compact award winners May 28. Ohio Campus Compact is a non-profit that is committed to advancing the civic engagement of students and faculty at Ohio universities.
Jun 3, 2020 3:28 PM BGSU faculty honored with excellence awards
Bowling Green State University faculty remain committed to continually improving their teaching and research skills to improve student knowledge and contributions to their respective fields. Faculty are continually recognized for their achievements in many categories. Professorships of Excellence are awarded in three categories: research, creative arts, and teaching.
Jun 3, 2020 9:56 AM BGSU reinstates baseball program
Bowling Green State University, after positive and productive dialogue with alumni and former student-athletes nationwide, reinstated its baseball program June 2. The Division I baseball program, with a rich history in the Mid-American Conference and the NCAA, was eliminated May 15 due to financial constraints caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Jun 1, 2020 1:38 PM Class of 2020 Success Stories: VCT majors navigate through COVID-19 to finish capstone projects
Two Bowling Green State University Visual Communication Technology graduates, Jake Roth and Allie Godfrey, give great credit to their synthesis class for helping them gain experience and knowledge before graduation, including during unprecedented times in their final semester. They worked directly with a client in the Bowling Green community for their final semester.
Jun 1, 2020 1:33 PM Speech-language pathologist benefits from BGSU’s eCampus
Jenna Rayburn Kirk found success and new opportunities through Bowling Green State University’s certificate program in assistive technology. She currently works as a speech-language pathologist at a school district in central Ohio, as well as creates and sells speech therapy resources for other professionals on her blog and Instagram page.