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  • BGSU grad has ‘One Shining Moment’ at 2022 Final Four Apr 12, 2022 8:27 AM Vazquez captured an iconic photo of the title game’s final seconds that was used by major media outlets across the United States.

  • Chad Butler gets big break as a cinematographer for NFL Films Feb 2, 2021 2:13 PM Chad Butler, a 2018 BGSU alumnus in the VCT program, realizes dream of being a cinematographer for NFL Films.

  • Quilt design software company has deep ties to BGSU Jan 28, 2021 12:03 PM Leading quilt design software company was started by Dean Neumann and Penny McMorris with ties to Bowling Green State University.

  • CTAAE faculty help students find co-ops during COVID-19 Jul 30, 2020 10:52 AM For many Bowling Green State University students in the College of Technology Architecture and Applied Engineering, they found their co-ops canceled or retracted due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but through determination and support from faculty they found new ways to secure opportunities to stay on track.

  • Class of 2020 Success Stories: VCT majors navigate through COVID-19 to finish capstone projects Jun 1, 2020 1:38 PM 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.

  • Q&A with Dr. Jennie Gallimore Mar 4, 2019 2:14 PM Dr. Jennie Gallimore is the new dean of the College of Technology, Architecture and Applied Engineering at Bowling Green State University. This past fall semester was her first at BGSU. Gallimore comes to BGSU from Wright State University, where she was associate dean for research and graduate studies.

  • Schnepp receives prestigious ATMAE award Dec 19, 2018 3:15 PM Dr. Jerry Schnepp, associate professor of visual communication technology and director of BGSU’s Collab Lab, has been recognized with the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering Faculty Excellence Award for 2018. The award is based on excellence in teaching, research and service to the profession.

  • BGSU faculty bond, form friendships Oct 19, 2018 10:35 AM When this group of friends and BGSU faculty gets together for “Nerd Night,” it’s all about their special camaraderie and mutual support. All have successfully mounted the tenure and promotion ladder to the level of associate professor, the first hurdle in a faculty member’s academic career, and have cheered on one another’s achievements.

  • Co-ops enable student to not be ‘just a number’ Aug 13, 2018 8:00 AM Kristen Grom arrived at Bowling Green State University after a road trip she took with her family to check out prospective universities. Now that she’s graduating with a 3.98 GPA and three VCT co-ops under her belt, she couldn’t be happier with the decision.

  • BGSU's Hank Blumenthal finds himself ‘In the Soup’ once again Jun 11, 2018 7:00 AM Dr. Hank Blumenthal, a BGSU VCT assistant professor, reunited with the cast and crew of “In the Soup,” a 1992 movie he produced, at the 2108 Tribeca Film Festival. The Sundance Grand Prize-winning indie comedy was one of only three films selected for the Retrospective portion of the festival.

  • From sea to shining sea Jun 11, 2018 7:00 AM Former U.S. Army Sgt. Sarah Lee '09 is bringing awareness about post-traumatic stress disorder by biking across the country. Her trip originated in May 2017 but was cut short after an accident. Lee is back on the road and hopes to finish in August.

  • VCT student photographing Wood County for 200th anniversary Apr 16, 2018 7:00 AM Taylor Houpt is working with the Wood County Historical Center and Museum in Bowling Green to document the county’s past, present and future as well as the culture. Since May 2017, she has visited towns, historical landmarks and events, taking photographs to help celebrate Wood County’s 200th anniversary.

  • Art Supply Depo hosting photo exhibit by BGSU alumna Mar 21, 2018 9:00 AM Art Supply Depo, 435 E. Wooster St. in Bowling Green, is hosting "Test Plot," a 13-photo exhibit by BGSU alumna Bianca Garza, a 2012 graduate in visual communication technology. Juxtaposing the natural with the manmade, Garza’s images of found objects are disturbing but subtle reminders of society’s effects on earth.

  • VCT program at BGSU Firelands opens up dream opportunity Nov 6, 2017 8:16 AM Chad Butler, a visual communications technology major at BGSU Firelands, interned over the summer with NFL Films. More than 1,600 videographers applied, and he was one of the few chosen for what essentially was a three-month tryout to assist one of NFL Films’ best cameramen for the 2017 NFL season.

  • Postcard from Abroad: Sarah Selzer Jul 3, 2017 12:00 AM Bowling Green State University VCT student Sarah Selzer shares her experiences studying abroad – from making friends from all over the world to navigating a small city the size of Bowling Green and traveling in Europe. Selzer spent the semester studying at Aberystwyth University in Wales.

  • Class of 2017 Success Stories: President’s Award recipient prides herself on hard work May 12, 2017 10:17 AM Meghan Murray, a third-generation Falcon and a President’s Award recipient, is graduating from BGSU’s visual communication technology program with a 4.0 GPA. During her time at the University, Murray edited a national PBS show while at WBGU-TV and helped edit an Emmy Award-nominated documentary.

  • Author captures children’s hearts Oct 31, 2016 7:00 AM A book by BGSU alumna Ana Crespo '02 about a Brazilian boy who finds a clever way to make his own soccer ball has earned an award. Crespo received the 2016 International Latino Book Award in the “Best Latino-Focused Children’s Picture Books, Bilingual” category for “The Sock Thief: A Soccer Story.”

  • Designing a career at YouTube Oct 17, 2016 7:00 AM If you've ever watched videos on YouTube or subscribed to any of the site's channels, chances are that experience was made possible by Bowling Green State University alumna Whitney Taylor '09. Taylor, who played for the Women’s Basketball team, works for Google, and is a senior interaction designer at YouTube.

  • New Faculty Athletics Representatives to carry on legacy of Meserve Sep 1, 2016 6:00 AM Dr. Ray Schneider, an associate professor of sport management, and Dr. Donna Trautman, chair of the visual communications and technology education department, have been selected as BGSU’s next Faculty Athletics Representatives, following on the work of Dr. Lee Meserve, who has held the position for nearly 20 years.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Classes and co-ops deliver the skills Dec 21, 2015 8:49 AM In high school Collin Dozier was compelled by design, but wasn’t sure which college to attend or which program he was interested in until he heard about Bowling Green State University’s Visual Communication Technology (VCT) program and the co-op opportunities as part of the curriculum.

  • Class of 2015 Success Stories: Google Grad May 4, 2015 7:00 AM Ever curious about the digital world, Rita DeRaedt discovered the fun of playing with computer programs at a young age. By 14 she owned her own copy of Photoshop and by 15, after teaching herself how to design and code websites, she was taking on freelance projects for both local and international companies.

  • Visual Communication Mar 16, 2015 7:00 AM As part of the Putnam Adolescent Response Team for Youth (P.A.R.T.Y.), Schroeder worked with other high schoolers across the county to create awareness campaigns on issues ranging from suicide prevention, underage drinking and peer pressure.

  • Alumnus Soars Jul 28, 2014 7:00 AM Having spent his entire career in the military, before retiring as a Senior Master Sergeant (E-8) Robert Gauthier decided to advance his education and career by completing a bachelor’s degree. At about the same time he retired from the Air Force in October 2013, he received a Bachelor of Science in Technology degree from BGSU, though he never stepped foot on the campus. His degree in learning design and technology (LDT) was done completely online and during times that were convenient for him to “attend classes.”

  • Across the Spectrum Jun 30, 2014 7:00 AM More than 20 years ago, faculty in the Visual Communication Technology program at Bowling Green State University took a risk. They made a deliberate decision to jump into digital imaging technology, which was just coming into the mainstream for production.

  • VCT: The Beginning Jun 30, 2014 7:00 AM Dr. William Travers Jerome III was a change agent when he arrived in 1963 as the sixth president of BGSU. For one of his initiatives, Jerome hired Dr. Jerry Streichler to lead a major effort to develop and implement curricula that would more truly reflect the technology (processes and organization) of various categories of industry. The goal was to replace the “shop teacher” education programs with curricula that would better prepare teachers for the schools and also prepare specialists to serve in leadership positions in diverse industries.

  • BGSU recognizes 2018 10 Under 10 honorees From basketball coaches and photographers, to environmentalists and advocates, leaders and visionaries, risk takers and dreamers, recent Falcon alumni are changing lives for the world. To honor the accomplishments of our recent alumni, the BGSU 10 Under 10 Award was established. The 2018 class was honored during Homecoming Oct. 12.

  • Teaching Kitchen gets high marks in, out of the classroom Bowling Green State University added some culinary flair to campus with the debut of the Teaching Kitchen, located in The Oaks dining hall. With the opening, BGSU Dining Services found that students and community members have been hungry to learn more about food through cooking classes, demonstrations and tastings.

  • Visual Communication Technology Visual Communication Technology provides students with creative and technical skills in print, photography, video and interactive multimedia to design visual messages.

Updated: 06/25/2021 12:21PM