Bemidji State’s Western Collegiate Hockey Association membership bid on hold

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bruce McLeod, commissioner of the Western Collegiate Hockey Association, announced today that the association has declined to vote on Bemidji State University’s application for membership on behalf of its NCAA Division I men’s ice hockey program. The association announced it will remain at 10 teams but will immediately and indefinitely lift its […]

Touché Gallerie to host student exhibit “Booya”

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bemidji State University senior Michael Miller will present an exhibition entitled “Booya” in the University’s Touché Gallerie from Monday, May 4, through Friday, May 8. The exhibit is set up as a family meal served in different courses from start to finish. Miller concentrates on drawing using a variety of media including […]

Percussion Ensemble presents April 30 concert

BEMIDJI, Minn. — The Bemidji State University Percussion Ensemble will present a concert of rhythmic grooves from around the world as it hosts its spring concert at 7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 30, in the Thompson Recital Hall of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Admission is free of charge. Included in the program will a variety […]

MusiCamp accepting applications for 62nd summer

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bemidji State University’s 2009 Summer MusiCamp is accepting applications from young band and jazz instrumentalists and pianists interested in a one-week, on-campus program of intensive music enrichment the week of July 12-18. Instruction is open to students in grades 7-12, including those who graduate this spring. Students may choose to attend either […]

University recognizes 60 employees with length-of-service awards

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bemidji State University recognized 60 employees with a combined 905 years of service to the University during its second annual Length of Service Awards ceremony, held Thursday, April 23, in the Beaux Arts Ballroom on campus. • 35 years (three employees) Russell Hansen, programming, network and servers; Diane Renken, admissions; Patrick Riley, […]

Bemidji State University professor receives Fulbright research grant

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Dr. Kit Christensen, professor of philosophy at Bemidji State University, has been awarded a Fulbright Research Grant for 2009-10 to serve as a guest scholar at the Center of Peace Studies on the campus of the University of Tromsø, Norway. Christensen will be in residence at the world’s northernmost university from Feb.-May, […]

Regional Employer Suport Network plans May symposium

** EDITORS NOTE: PLEASE NOTE APRIL 28 REGISTRATION DEADLINE BEMIDJI, Minn. — Managers and owners interested in strengthening their organizational posture during hard economic times have until Tuesday, April 28, to register for the Regional Employer Support Network Symposium scheduled Tuesday, May 5, at the Hungry Bear Banquet and Conference Center in Bemidji. Coordinated by […]

Bemidji State presents 63rd Funtastic Dance Follies, April 23-25

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Students will be dancing among the stars when the Funtastic Dance Follies are staged April 23-25 at Bemidji State University. The 2009 Funtastic Dance Follies, the 63rd production of the campus dance show, will be held in the BSU Gymnasium of the Gillett Recreation and Fitness Center on the BSU campus. The […]

Jazz II presents spring concert April 29

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Bemidji State University’s Jazz II will present its spring concert featuring a variety of jazz styles from blues to Latin at 7:30 p.m., Wednesday, April 29, in the Thompson Recital Hall of the Bangsberg Fine Arts Complex. Admission is free of charge. Featured soloists will include seniors Kyle Vadner on alto saxophone […]

Dr. Natalia Himmirska to deliver April 29 Honors Council lecture

BEMIDJI, Minn. — Dr. Natalia Himmirska, assistant professor of visual arts at Bemidji State University, will present an Honors Council Lecture entitled “From the Tomb to the Cathedral: The Roots and Traditions of Orthodox Icon Painting” on Wedesday, April 29. The lecture, which is free to the public, will be held at 7 p.m. in […]