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» Musician overcomes hearing loss to fulfill his dreams
A broken reed or sticky keys are the variables most saxophonists face during live performance.
But living with hearing loss has prepared music education major Jacob Kopcienski to overcome to a wider range of variables during his own performances: even the batteries going dead in his hearing aids. The disability hasn't stopped him from collecting awards as a top student in the BGSU College of Musical Arts.
» Former Mr. Football balances athletics, academics
Ohio's Mr. Football of 2007 is graduating from Bowling Green State University with a bachelor's degree in engineering technology and enough good memories and great friends to last a lifetime.
» Student finds passion in student affairs
Growing up in a world that has always revolved around a university atmosphere began to influence Sarah Trusz at a young age.
"There is something about being immersed in the culture of a college campus that really draws me in. I can't imagine not having the opportunities that higher education provides," she said.
» Personal Challenges Led to College and a New Life of Helping Others
“College was never going to be my thing,” laughed BGSU Firelands student Felicia Turner who is poised to graduate with a degree in criminal justice on May 3, “but life is definitely a chain of events and my unfortunate circumstances gratefully led me to college.”
Felica’s journey has certainly not been the typical path to a bachelor’s degree and her obstacles have been equally as unique.
» VIDEO: Junior Beth Langenderfer is rolling along to fight multiple sclerosis
Junior Beth Langenderfer is rolling along to fight multiple sclerosis
» Princeton Review names BGSU among top green colleges
Bowling Green State University has special reason to celebrate Earth Day this year. The University will be included in The Princeton Review's "Guide to 322 Green Colleges," released on April 16. The publication comes as the University is in the midst of an array of Earth Weekenvironmental activities, on campus and in partnership with city and county agencies and organizations.
» Forensics, Dance Marathon helped make BGSU the place she belongs
For Rachel Rine, BGSU just felt right. Her instincts were confirmed by a hefty scholarship package made possible through the generosity of BGSU donors and the Office of Admissions. When she graduates in December 2013, she'll do so without a single student loan.
» BGSU students revive the special art of listening
Listening - It's harder than you think. In today's digital world, where people turn to faceless technology to communicate with others, the art of listening sometimes seems to be lost. But it's making a comeback on the BGSU campus and now, thanks to concerned students, at Toledo's Ronald McDonald House.
Throughout his career as a social worker, teacher and campus minister, Bill Thompson, adjunct instructor in the Human Development and Family Studies and director of the Common Good, has seen firsthand the value of having someone who will really listen. Thompson had long had a vision for a campus Listening Post - a site within a public setting where students could informally talk and have someone genuinely listen.
» Chapman Community at Kohl marks 15 years of success
It put Bowling Green State University at the forefront of an emerging trend in higher education and brought the University national recognition, but 15 years ago it was just an idea – enhancing learning by bringing students with similar interest together under one roof in “learning communities.”
» Student from India bridges cultures at BGSU
From Tornadoes to Dancing: Student from India bridges cultures at BGSU
» Dr. Timothy Murnen named Master Teacher
Not only does he teach education, Dr. Timothy Murnen models the role of an educator — constantly seeking new knowledge while striving to provide his students an optimal learning experience. In recognition of his contributions to his students’ growth, they have chosen him as the 2013 Master Teacher.
» BGSU teacher candidates collaborate with parents of students with special needs
Walk a mile in someone else’s shoes, and maybe you’ll understand what their life is really like.
That’s just what Bowling Green State University students have been doing as part of the Parent Professional Partnership (PPP) course in the College of Education and Human Development. The class embeds parents of students with disabilities in the class and requires students to spend time with the family of a child with a disability.
» Supply chain management is hot with employers
It's hot. It's versatile. It's in demand by employers.
It is one of the fastest growing programs in the BGSU College of Business Administration - supply chain management. Record numbers of students are adopting the major and earning jobs well before graduation in the discipline, which allows them to pursue careers in logistics, purchasing and operations.
» Alumnus helps athletes go for the gold
As a strength coach with the United States Olympic Committee, Rob Schwartz '00, Colorado Springs, Colo., helped at least 30 Olympians to capture medals this summer games. He was busy behind the scenes of the London 2012 Olympics, a decade after his first job as a strength coach for Falcon Athletics.
» More wives becoming primary breadwinners, BGSU researchers find
Things are changing in the United States when it comes to the relative earnings among family members, and not always for the better financially. The Great Recession of 2007-09 has caused some shifts in earnings among dual-earner married couples, including a marked rise in the number of wives who are earning more than their husbands.
» Agreements with community colleges make transferring to BGSU easier
Less than 25 percent of Ohioans have a bachelor's degree-a statistic that is causing government and prospective employers a great deal of concern when it comes to an educated workforce. With Governor John Kasich emphasizing the need for more college graduates, with a shorter time to degree completion, universities across the state are being called upon to do more. Rising to the challenge, BGSU has increased its outreach to prospective students by adding online programs, making it easier to transfer from community colleges, and connecting with international students.
» Once a miracle child herself, Natalie now helps lead dance marathon.
"I want to be one of them!" said 11-year old Natalie Swiecicki in awe as she experienced Dance Marathon for the first time. She remembers walking into the Student Recreation Center and watching people screaming and dancing. She also remembers being drawn to the stage and looking up at "those crazy people" with superhero admiration. Currently a junior at Bowling Green State University majoring in Human Development and Family Studies, Swiecicki's wish has come true. Her first experience with Dance Marathon was as a miracle child; but now, having come full circle, she leads the dance event as one of those crazy morale captains.
» Student Entrepreneurs Vie for Funds in The Hatch
Nine ideas. Four investors. Are these the next big ideas in business? Find out at The Hatch on April 10. Like the TV show Shark Tank, BGSU student entrepreneurs will present their ideas to a panel of investors, including several BGSU alumni, who will decide if they want to help fund the business. The audience will hear the pitches and find out who receives the funds to make their business idea a reality during this live and interactive event.
» Access to other graduates, individualized help available for BGSU alumni on the job hunt
The job was worth moving his entire family across the country. That is, until the professional he was meant to replace decided not to quit. As Marc Levey '99 became a job seeker in a city 2,000 miles away from the extensive professional network it had taken 15 years to build, he looked to his alma mater for guidance.
» BGSU hosts international metal studies scholars
Underlying the raucous guitars and thunderous noise of a heavy metal concert is a philosophical outlook and aesthetic that has long resonated with people around the world and continues to create new fans every day, particularly outside the U.S.