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Last Friday of Each Month, 3-5 p.m.
June 27, July 25, August 29, September 26

Date Topic Location
July 25 Ojibwe Camp Art Display American Indian Resource Center
Aug. 29  TBD Hobson Memorial Union Terrace Lounge

On the last Friday of every month from 3-5 pm, BSU will host a social event focusing on a different aspect of our global society.  The purpose is to promote cultural education, communication, and leadership between students, faculty, staff and the community.  In an informal environment there will be opportunities to gain a new perspective on oral traditions, performing arts, rituals, food, and more.  These events are free and open to the community.


Mushrooms and Lichens of Northern Minnesota!

July 29-August 19, 2014
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Sattgast Hall 148

Join Dr. Rebecca Knowles for a four-week course designed for adults with little to no science background; offered through classroom, laboratory, and field experience.  The goal of the curriculum is to convey knowledge, wonder, and appreciation for the fungi and lichens abundant in northern Minnesota!  Drop in for one or join us for all.

Participants may need transporation for field component.  Held rain or shine.  Please dress for the weather.  In addition, please wear long pants, closed toe shoes, sunscreen, and bug spray.

Cost: $45 for series or $15 per day.   Click here to register now.


Sink or Swim: How to Modify High School

August 14, 2014
Thursday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (one-hour lunch break)

Contact Hours: CEUs Available for the five-hour workshop

Description: This workshop will provide general education and special education teachers a process which will enable them to modify any course content so that students who are included in the general education classroom will be able to understand, know and be able to do the basic requirements for the course.

Intended Audience: High School Special Education teachers, high school general education teachers, school administrators, special education directors, and special education consultants are encouraged to attend. 

Summary of Instructor’s Credentials: Janine S. Wahl, Ed.D. works in the School of Professional Education at Bemidji State University.  Her doctorate is in Special Education with an emphasis on inclusion.  Kathy Nathan is a recently retired inclusion specialist who has worked in a large urban high school with special education teachers and general education teachers to modify high school courses. 

Cost: $50 includes instruction, CEU transcript and light refreshments.  Click here to register now.