Interim Dean, College of Business, Tech, and Comm
Office/Department: Technology, Art & Design
Location: Bridgeman Hall 248
Phone: (218) 755-3790
Box #: 34
Dr. Bonnie Higgins joined Bemidji State University’s (BSU) College of Business, Technology and Communication in August of 2002. She is a Professor in the Department of Technology, Art & Design and is currently serving as the Chair of the Department.
Dr. Higgins teaches Art & Design courses with a focus on Exhibit Design. Courses taught include: Principles of Design, Photography, Intro to Exhibit Design, Exhibit Design Tradeshow and Advanced Exhibit Design.
Dr. Higgins earned her Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) at the University of North Dakota. Her area of study was Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. Her Masters degree is a Master of Science from Southwest Minnesota State University. Dr. Higgins earned her Bachelor of Arts in Art Education from the University of Sioux Falls, Sioux Falls, SD. She has presented both nationally and internationally, and has authored several articles related to design, technology, and education.
Dr. Higgins is a member of the Exhibit Designers and Producers Association (EDPA) and serves on the board of directors for the Upper Midwest Chapter of EDPA. She also works as a liaison with EXHIBITOR Media Group and related companies to maximize opportunities for the Art & Design students and program within the Trade Show industry.