OPC leads Dec. 6 cross-country ski outing to Three Island Trails

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bemidji State University’s Outdoor Program Center (OPC) will offer an introductory cross-country ski class on Saturday, Dec. 6. Instructors will demonstrate basic skills including standing, turning and recovering from a fall. OPC will provide all equipment. Participants will meet at the pool in the Gillett Recreation and Fitness Center on the Bemidji […]

Dec. 10 Brown Bag Lunch training session to cover the basics of grant writing

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Nate Dorr will provide an overview of grant writing basics during a noon Brown Bag Lunch program Wednesday, Dec. 10, at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation, located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North. Attendees are encouraged to bring a bag lunch for the one-hour session, which begins at noon […]

Dec. 4 RESN program focuses on new workforce characteristics

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Debbie Drinkard Grovum will discuss the changing face of the American workforce during a 9 a.m. presentation Tuesday, Dec. 4, at the Bemidji State University Center for Research and Innovation (CRI), located at 3801 Bemidji Avenue North. Part of the Regional Employer Support Network lecture series, the two-hour session, titled “Generations Working […]

Governor Pawlenty visits campus to announce on-line education initiative

Minnesota Governor Tim Pawlenty visited the Bemidji State University campus on Thursday, Nov. 20, to announce a goal to have 25 percent of all credits generated by the member institutions of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities to come from on-line course offerings by 2015. Last year, 9.2 percent of all registered credits at MnSCU […]

MnSCU Board of Trustees authorizes Bemidji State University to pursue final lease with City of Bemidji for proposed Bemidji Regional Events Center

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Board of Trustees of the Minnesota State Colleges and Universities system today voted to authorize Bemidji State University to move forward with its negotiations with the City of Bemidji on a lease agreement for the proposed Bemidji Regional Events Center. Under the terms of a lease agreement, Bemidji State will become […]

Outdoor Programming Center to hold pool kayaking on Dec. 2

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Bemidji State University Outdoor Programming Center will hold an open kayaking session on Tuesday, Dec. 2, beginning 7 p.m. The OPC will provide kayaks and instructors for a three-hour kayaking play and practice session in the swimming pool at the Gillett Recreation-Fitness Center on campus. Free and open to the public, […]

Bemidji State University Symphonic Band presents free Nov. 24 concert

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Bemidji State University Symphonic Band will present an evening of band music at 7:30 p.m., Monday, Nov. 24, in the Main Theatre of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. The concert is open to the public free of charge. The Symphonic Band, under the direction of Dr. Darrin Oehlerking, focuses on contemporary […]

“A Recital of Many Colors” concert set for Nov. 20

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Department of Music at Bemidji State University presents “A Recital of Many Colors,” including performances by the BSU trombone choir, saxophone quartet and trumpet ensemble, at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 20. The recital will be held in the recital hall of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex on the Bemidji State campus. […]

Bemidji State hosts events in support of National Geography Awareness Week

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Department of Geography and Physical Science at Bemidji State University is hosting a week-long series of events in support of National Geography Awareness Week, which runs from Nov. 17-21. The event kicks off Monday, Nov. 17, with a wild game feast, which will be held in the map library of Hagg-Sauer […]

Study shows Minnesotans willing to contribute financially to ensure clean lakes

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Not surprisingly, Minnesotans love their lakes. However, a recently completed Bemidji State University study determined that Minnesotans were also willing to pay for the restoration of lakes impaired by pollution. The study, conducted by Dr. Pat Welle, professor of economics and environmental studies at Bemidji State and principal researcher for the project […]