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Nominate classified staff for Spirit of BG award

The Classified Staff Council (CSC) Spirit of BG Award Committee is taking nominations for the Spirit of BG Award for November.
The committee wants to recognize, on a monthly basis, classified employees who are caught showing the “Spirit of BG” as defined by any of the core values of BGSU.
Faculty, staff and students may nominate a classified employee for the award. To nominate someone, fill out the form at

Nominations should be submitted by campus mail to Sue Frost, Chair, CSC Spirit Award Committee, Graduate and Executive Programs in Business, 369 Business Administration Building, or by email to, no later than 5 p.m. on Nov. 30. The committee will review all nominations and a recipient may be chosen by the 15th of the following month.

Child-free by Choice support group forming

The initial meeting of a new support group, Child-Free by Choice, will be held at 5:15 p.m. Nov. 20 in the Women's Center, 108 Hanna Hall. The group will begin regular meetings in the spring and is seeking input and planning help.

"Child free" refers to anyone, regardless of sexual orientation or gender, who chooses not to have children. The group will provide a supportive environment for discussions of individual life choices, reproductive freedoms and struggles associated with being child-free.

Contact Jodi Thomas at 2-2081 for further information.  

Humanities Troupe now enrolling for spring

The Humanities Troupe, a group of graduate and undergraduate students that uses theatre to address issues of difference and acceptance in educational and community settings, is now auditioning for the spring semester. The troupe seeks new performers and collaborators for the next season of performances and interactive theatre workshops for organizations desiring to open lines of communication on important issues in their communities.
Members of the Humanities Troupe are trained to use theatrical tools to stimulate thought, provoke dialogue and promote social change by examining values, differences and the human experience in ways that are supportive and conducive to learning.

Participants may choose from three course options with varying time commitments and credits.

The Humanities Troupe is led by Dr. Michael Ellison, theatre and film. The core of the group is made up of graduate students.

For more information, visit, call 2-3776 or email

Community input sought on BGSU presidential search

The search committee charged with helping select the next president of BGSU is seeking input from the Bowling Green community.

The BGSU Presidential Search Committee will host a public forum at 7 p.m. Thursday (Nov. 13) in the conference room at the Wood County District Public Library, 251 N. Main St.

Participants will be given the opportunity to share their views on the characteristics, background and experience they would like the next BGSU president to possess.

The forum is open to all members of the Bowling Green community.

More information about the presidential search can be found at

November 10, 2008