Bemidji State's ICAP program receives $40,000 grant

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University’s Intervention for College Attendance Program (ICAP) recently received a $40,000 grant from the Minnesota Office of Higher Education. The ICAP program was established to foster post-secondary attendance and retention by providing outreach services to historically underserved students in grades 6-12 and historically underrepresented college students. Bemidji State’s ICAP project […]

RESN session on appreciative inquiry process set for March 13

BEMIDJI, Minn. – A Regional Employer Support Network session presentation entitled “Appreciative Inquiry – See How Looking For Positives Will Yield Positive Results” is scheduled from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, March 13 at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation, an off-campus facility located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North. The session is free and […]

SBDC to host So You Want to Start Your Own Business?

BEMIDJI, Minn. – A presentation covering the basic steps to starting one’s own business, coordinated by the Northwest Regional Small Business Center (SBDC), will be held Thursday, March 6, in Bemidji, Minn. The presentation will be given by Director of the SBDC Jorge Prince from 6-9 p.m. at the Bemidji State University Center for Research […]

Curt Rice lecture on March 11 covers birth and death of languages

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Did your grandparents use words no longer in your vocabulary? Do your children or grandchildren use words you’d never heard of? “Language is always changing,” said Professor Curt Rice of the University of Tromso in Norway. “Sometimes this happens slowly, across generations, taking 400 or 500 years for a language to die. […]

Brown Bag Lunch series offers March 12 session on time wasters

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation will offer a Brown Bag Lunch Training Series presentation entitled “Time Wasters – What the Heck are Those?” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 12, at its facility located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North. The brown bag lunch session format is a […]

Registration Open for Bemidji State's Northwoods Writers Conference

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Registrations are now being accepted for the Sixth Annual Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference, to be held June 15-20, 2008 at Bemidji State University. Each June, writers gather at Bemidji State University on the shores of Lake Bemidji for an enlivening week of literary activity at the Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference. Each morning, […]

Four-session course in fundraising campaign training set for March

BEMIDJI, Minn. – A four-session course entitled Fundraising Campaign Training will be offered March 5, 12, 19 and 26 by the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation. This training is designed for all individuals involved in fund raising and will focus on basic elements of fund raising and how to put these elements […]

CRI co-sponsors 2008 Employment Law Seminar on March 20

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation is a co-sponsor of the 2008 Employment Law Seminar scheduled from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, March 20, at the Hampton Inn, 1019 Paul Bunyan Dr. S., Bemidji, Minn. The day-long session will provide current employment law information in the topic areas […]

Six-week event series planned for Women's History Month

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University, the BSU Women’s Studies Program and the BSU Women’s Resource Center will host or be involved with a six-week series of activities to celebrate March as Women’s History Month, beginning Feb. 25 and ending April 5. The events range from an open house at the BSU Women’s Center to […]

Marty Leistikow presents March 4 lecture on diaries

BEMIDJI, Minn. – When Marty Leistikow transcribed her great-grandfather’s diary of the year 1900, she learned about the minutia of his daily life. But she also learned that he was insecure about his marriage. He was 48, his wife just 21. Toward the end of the diary, his wife went to visit her parents, and […]