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What do you think about technology at BGSU?

All faculty, staff and students are invited to complete a survey providing feedback about technology at BGSU. The results will help guide Information Technology Committee’s plans and decisions.

Everyone who completes the survey will also be entered in a prize drawing. Prize options include an iPad, Dell Notebook, iPod Touch or a $500, $200 or $100 Visa gift card. The survey should take about five minutes to complete and is available at:

The deadline is 5 p.m. April 2.  Entries are limited to one per person. No personal information will be recorded in relation to answers provided in the survey. Further information and details are available at the Information Technology Committee Web page:

Libby chief to give Centennial Lecture in business

Jon Meier, chief executive officer and chair of Libbey Inc. will be the featured speaker for the College of Business Administration’s Centennial Lecture, from 4-5 p.m. Thursday (March 25) in 202B Bowen-Thompson Student Union.

Meier, who received his MBA from BGSU in 1970, has been the leader of Libbey Inc. since it went public and separated from Owens-Illinois in 1993. Libbey, which is North America’s largest producer of glass tableware, sells to Target, WalMart and Kmart, and exports its products to 100 countries.

Upcoming WellAware employee health and wellness events

Employees are invited and encouraged to participate in these offerings from the WellAware program. The mission of WellAware is to promote employee wellness through coordinated campus efforts in health education, wellness programs and health screenings.

• BGSU Employee Wellness Golf League
Beginning April 8, employees can participate in a 16-week golf league. Participants will play nine holes at Forrest Creason Golf Course every Thursday evening. Teams will consist of two players. The first team will tee off at 5:30 p.m. To register, contact Caitlin Spontelli at

• Free Employee Spring Fitness Program
Core Stretch and Yoga (four-week sessions) from 5:15-6 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday through April 21 in the Student Recreation Center Dance Room. Contact to sign up. You can join at any time!

• Free One-Hour Session with a Certified Personal Trainer
Call the Student Recreation Center at 2-2000 to schedule an appointment.

• Free Session with a Registered Dietitian
Call the Student Health Service at 2-2271 to schedule an appointment.

• Open Walking at Eppler Track
From 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday-Friday at Eppler South Gym (Room 200).

• Open Walking at the Perry Field House Track
From noon-1 p.m. Monday-Friday and from 7-8 a.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays.

For more information on employee wellness events and for health and wellness resources, visit

These programs are brought to BGSU by a generous donation from Medical Mutual of Ohio, with support from the Office of Human Resources Department, Recreation and Wellness, WellAware and the Division of Student Affairs.

March 22, 2010

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