RESN to hold July 10 session on writing performance evaluations

BEMIDJI, Minn. – A Regional Employer Support Network presentation entitled “Performance Evaluation Writing” is scheduled from 9-11 a.m. Thursday, July 10, at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation, located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North. The session is free and open to all who are interested in learning about the topic. Presenting will […]

Mitch Davidson named Chief Information Officer

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University President Dr. Jon E. Quistgaard has named Mitch Davidson as the University’s Chief Information Officer. Davidson will officially join the Bemidji State campus community in July. “We are very excited to welcome Mitch as our new CIO,” said Bob Griggs, interim associate vice president of information technology services. “His […]

Summer enrollment at Bemidji State University up 5.5 percent

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Enrollment for summer session at Bemidji State University has experienced growth of just above 5.5 percent over 2007 figures, University officials announced today. The figures show 1,181 undergraduate students enrolled on the sixth day of classes, up from 1,119 students enrolled at the same time last year – an increase of 5.54 […]

Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference announces public reading schedule

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Pulitzer Prize winner Nathasha Trethewey, the Phillis Wheatley Distinguished Chair in Poetry at Emory University and the distinguished visiting writer for Bemidji State University’s Minnesota Northwoods Writers Conference, will hold a public reading of her work on Monday, June 16, in the lower Hobson Memorial Union. The 7:30 p.m. reading is one […]

Dr. Donald Day named director of American Indian Resource Center

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University President Dr. Jon E. Quistgaard has named Dr. Donald Day as the director of the University’s American Indian Resource Center. Day will officially join the Bemidji State campus community in July. “Donald has an excellent combination of administrative skills and experience as an educator and faculty member,” Bemidji State’s […]

June 11 Brown Bag Lunch features NTC medical office programs

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation will offer a presentation entitled “Northwest Technical College’s Medical Office Programs: Meeting National Industry Demands with Unique Delivery” from noon to 1 p.m. Wednesday, June 11, at its facility located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North. The brown bag lunch session format is a […]

Safety council plans June 18 session on training requirements

BEMIDJI, Minn. – The Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation will host a presentation June 18 entitled “Train Them Before They Do It” focusing on what safety topics and techniques employees need to be trained in and the required documentation of that training. The program, presented by the Northern Minnesota Safety Council, will […]

Bemidji State to host variety of camps for youths this summer

BEMIDJI, Minn. – Bemidji State University is hosting a variety of on-campus camp activities for children this summer, with a broad range of activities ranging from basketball to music to technology. The camps run throughout June, July and August. • Athletics and Sport The Department of Athletics and Department of Physical Education, Health and Sport […]

Jim Mastro honored by U.S. Wrestling Hall of Fame

Bemidji State University professor Jim Mastro thought his athletic career was over when he lost his vision between his junior and senior year in high school. It was 1966, and Mastro was just 18. Mastro dropped out of sports for nearly two years while he studied Braille, orientation and mobility, but then enrolled at Augsburg […]

Woody biomass harvesting guidelines presentation set for June 16

BEMIDJI, Minn. – A natural resources presentation entitled “Woody Biomass Harvesting Guidelines for Forest Lands and Brushlands in Minnesota” is scheduled for 3 to 4 p.m. Monday, June 16, at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation. This Bemidji Area Natural Resources Continuing Education Consortium presentation, which is open to the public and […]