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Local AAUW branch offers scholarships

The American Association of University Women-Bowling Green Branch offers an annual book scholarship of no less than $200 to women who demonstrate financial need and are permanent residents of Wood County.

Applicants must have completed at least one year of study in a degree program. Nontraditional female applicants who have returned to school to finish or begin a degree, or retrain, and who use Bowling Green or Wood County as their permanent address will be given preference.

Two $600 scholarships will be available this year. The application form for the 2008-09 AAUW Book Scholarship is at: Application 1.pdf

Applications must be received by March 14. Direct completed applications to:
Lisa McHugh Cesarini, Office of Academic Enhancement, 104K University Hall.

For more information, email Cesarini at

Black History Month dinner theatre marks 20th anniversary

The Center for Multicultural & Academic Initiatives will celebrate the 20th anniversary of the annual Black History Month dinner theatre on Feb. 22 and 23. The event draws upward of 700 people over two nights that feature students, faculty and staff in song, dance and other performances.

This year’s event will feature comedian Jay Lamont. Doors for the Friday night performance of “The Best of Dinner Theatre” will open at 7 p.m., with the show at 8. The $15 cost includes light refreshments. Doors will open at 6 p.m. for the 7 p.m. Saturday performance, a semi-formal event with a cash bar and dinner buffet. Tickets are $20. Call 2-2642 for tickets.

February 4, 2008