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Be sure to get benefits forms in by Nov. 20

All full-time faculty and staff must submit 2010 enrollment forms for health care, dental and vision coverage and life insurance this year. There are now two options for health care benefits, and everyone is required to choose one.

All forms must be received by the Office of Human Resources by 5 p.m. Friday, Nov. 20.

Again this year, those whose spouse has primary coverage under the BGSU plan must submit the Primary Coverage Spouse Form in order to continue or begin coverage for 2010.

All forms and important open enrollment information are online at

Women’s Center to host nontraditional student group discussion

Join the Women’s Center for refreshments and conversation and help shape the center’s programming to address topics of importance to the nontraditional student population. The brown bag lunch will be held at noon Wednesday (Nov. 18) in 107 Hanna Hall.

The National Center for Education Statistics’ definition of a nontraditional student includes being a parent, working 35 hours or more per week, attending school part time, being over the age of 25, and not entering college the same year as graduation from high school.

Special ticket offers for Nov. 20 BG-Akron football game
Fresh off two straight road victories, the BGSU Football team (5-5 Overall, 4-2 MAC) will return home to face Akron on Friday (Nov. 20) looking to officially become bowl eligible.  The ESPNU kickoff is set for 5:30 p.m. at Doyt Perry Stadium.
Take advantage of a pair of great walk-up ticket offers:
$9 tickets*, courtesy of Meijer—BUY, BRING, GET. BUY two Meijer brand nonperishable food products, BRING them to the game, GET one game ticket for the special low price of $9, a saving of $11 per ticket off the walk-up price.  All food collected will benefit the Bowling Green Food Pantry.
FREE youth tickets*—It’s Take a Kid to the Game Night. Receive one free youth ticket with the purchase of one adult ticket, a saving of $14 off the walk-up price!
*Both offers are walk-up only, not available in advance. Meijer offers one $9 ticket for each two Meijer nonperishable items, valid at the prime bench reserved-seat price/level. The Take a Kid to the Game Night offer is valid only at the bench reserved-seat/price level.

Town Hall gathering explores CSS, HCM v. 9 upgrade

Learn about the CSS and HCM v. 9 Upgrade Project at a town hall meeting from 1:30-3:30 p.m. Wednesday (Nov. 18) in 113 Olscamp Hall and by teleconference in 1011 Cedar Point Center at BGSU Firelands..
The project will work through the processes involved in upgrading the CSS and HCM portions of Oracle/PeopleSoft from version 8.9 to version 9.0.  
At the meeting, the upgrade plan and team members will be introduced, benefits of the upgrade will be examined, and attendees will also look at the testing and switchover schedule.

November 16, 2009

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