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Bowling Green State University President Rodney Rogers’ contract was extended three years during Friday’s meeting of the board of trustees.

PERRYSBURG — Significantly lower numbers in new coronavirus cases highlighted the superintendent’s update at the school board meeting on Monday.

DEFIANCE — While the coronavirus pandemic has made it difficult for some colleges to recruit new students, Defiance College has defied the ordinary with a 20% increase in freshmen enrollment. This marks the highest incoming class in five years.

TOLEDO — Mercy College of Ohio has received a four-year grant totaling $740,998 from The Health Resources and Services Administration to increase the number of peer support specialists and other behavioral health-related paraprofessionals who will be prepared to work with families impacted b…

Bowling Green State University will host two public lectures to commemorate Constitution Week. The week is dedicated to promoting the study of the U.S. Constitution, which was adopted on Sept. 17, 1787. The virtual lectures are free and open to the public.

PERRYSBURG — The school district has added to the reporting of coronavirus contact tracing and reporting and modified the calling method to families, based on new rules from the Ohio Department of Health.

Beginning next week, Bowling Green State University will implement randomized surveillance testing for undergraduate and graduate students on the main campus. The program focuses on testing students who do not have coronavirus symptoms (asymptomatic).

PERRYSBURG — Owens Community College is offering members of the Class of 2020 the opportunity to continue their academic path at Owens with the Spring Start: High School Class of 2020 Scholarship.

Bowling Green State University student Nicolas Juan-Xavier “Xavi” Boes joined Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine during his COVID-19 press conference Tuesday to share his experience as a college student this fall.

The Bowling Green Community Foundation is now accepting applications from non-profit organizations and school districts within the 43402 and 43403 zip code for its 2020 grant program.

The following members of Bowling Green High School’s Class of 2020 submitted scholarships they received to use this fall.

Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has announced that more than 400 students representing 68 Ohio counties have been named to his office’s Teen Ambassador Board for the upcoming school year.

FREMONT — As part of the Job Corps Scholars Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor, Terra State Community College received $1.2 million that will go toward providing at-risk youth with job skills instruction, educational opportunities and individualized employment counseling.

DEFIANCE — Defiance College has one goal for fall: to give students what a full campus experience with face-to-face instruction, vibrant campus life and robust athletics.