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English Language Center


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Bemidji State University
Deputy Hall 103
1500 Birchmont Dr. NE #13
Bemidji, MN 56601-2907 USA
Phone:  +1.218.755.4096


English Language Center
Minne 107
P.O. Box 5838
175 West Mark Street
Winona, MN 55987

Faculty & Staff


Director – Dr. Holly Shi

A professor of English at Winona State University (WSU), Dr. Shi teaches both undergraduate and graduate courses in applied linguistics/TESOL in the English Department. She has been working at WSU since 1995 and has been involved in a wide range of campus activities and groups including serving as Interim Dean of International Program for three years.

Program Coordinator—Atefeh Motevalian

Atefeh is the program coordinator for the ELC. She holds a Master's Degree in TESOL from Winona State University in May 2011. She has 13 years EFL teaching experience in Iran. She has been working at WSU since August 2012.

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