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Free football tickets for Faculty/Staff Night available starting today

Beginning today (Tuesday, Sept. 8) and until they’re gone, free tickets to see the Falcons play Boise State University on Sept. 26 may be picked up at the athletics ticket office in Memorial Hall.

Two free Faculty/Staff Night tickets are available to each BGSU employee, with the option to purchase additional tickets for only $7 apiece. Employees must present a valid BGSU ID. The ticket office is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays.

Kickoff is at 7 p.m. Sept. 26 at Doyt Perry Stadium.

Be sure to support the football Falcons at their other home games, slated for:
Oct. 3 vs. Ohio University at 4 p.m.
Oct. 24 vs. Central Michigan at noon.
Nov. 20 vs. Akron at 5:30 p.m.
Nov. 27 vs. Toledo, time to be announced.

Clinic offers help for those with learning, attention challenges

The ROWing Clinic, in the campus Speech and Hearing Clinic, provides below-market-price evaluations and therapy for school-age and college students as well as adults who are experiencing difficulties in reading, writing and/or organizational skills.

For those who have diagnosed learning disabilities, dyslexia and/or
ADHD, as well as for those who suspect they might have one of these disabilities, the ROWing Clinic is a low-cost resource directed by a certified and licensed speech-language pathologist with specific expertise in language, literacy and learning disabilities.

If you would like more information or are interested in scheduling an
evaluation or therapy, contact the clinic at 2-7165, or email Dr.
Lauren Katz at More information is also available on the Web at

Deadline approaching to apply for student Fulbright awards

Oct. 19 is the deadline to apply for the 2010-11 Fulbright U.S. Student Program.

The federal government-sponsored program provides future American leaders an unparalleled opportunity to study, conduct research and teach in other countries.  Fulbright student grants aim to increase mutual understanding among nations through educational and cultural exchange while serving as a catalyst for long-term leadership development.

The program awards approximately 1,500 grants annually and operates in more than 130 countries worldwide. Fulbright English Teaching Assistantships are now available in over 40 countries. Fulbright full grants generally provide funding for round-trip travel, maintenance for one academic year, health and accident coverage and full or partial tuition. 

Applicants to the Fulbright U.S. Student Program must be U.S. citizens at the time of application and hold a bachelor’s degree or the equivalent by the beginning of the grant. The program does not require applicants to be currently enrolled in a college or university. Applications from young professionals interested in an international experience are also encouraged.

For more information, visit the Web site at BGSU students should contact the campus Fulbright Program advisor, Paul Hofmann, at, 2-2248, or in 219 University Hall, for more information. Applications must be submitted both electronically and in hard copy to Hofmann by 5 p.m. Oct. 15. For the national deadline, applications must be received at the Institute of International Education electronically by Oct. 19, and in hard copy by Oct. 21.

September 8, 2009

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